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Hilton Durban announces new Executive Chef

Cleanthis Govener

Hilton Durban announced the appointment of Cleanthis Govender as executive chef. He will be overseeing all of the hotel’s food and beverage operations including Rainbow Terrace restaurant, Coral Lounge, Queeni’s Shebeen, banquet kitchens and in-room dining kitchen. Markus Fritz, general manager, Hilton Durban, said, “We are excited to see what Cleanthis can bring to …

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R1.6bn Reconstruction Project Brings Maydon Wharf Up To Date

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Transnet National Ports Authority is reconstructing the quay walls at Maydon Wharf – the largest break bulk and dry bulk handling precinct in the Port of Durban covering 120 ha of port land – to ensure safe operations, meet the needs of larger vessels calling at the port and enable …

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Hazelmere Dam water levels continue to drop

water levels drop at Hazelmere Dam

Arising from the crisis currently being experienced at the Hazelmere Dam where dam levels have dropped to 29 percent, it has become necessary for eThekwini Municipality to impose strict water restrictions in several areas across Durban including, Waterloo, Verulam, La Mercy, and uThongathi. Ashan Nandlal, the City’s Senior Manager for …

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2015 Durban Business Fair ends on a high note


The week-long Durban Business Fair (DBF) programme, which empowered a number of entrepreneurs while exposing over 550 local businesses to an international audience, ended yesterday, 18 October 2015. The event, which started on Tuesday, 13 October 2015, was a phenomenal success. The DBF Exhibition held at the Durban Exhibition Centre …

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Gateway Gives Back

Feeding the Furballs

Gateway Theatre of Shopping decided to launch a campaign aimed at addressing the needs of the underprivileged communities bordering the centre’s catchment area, aptly named “Gateway Gives Back”. The campaign launched on Nelson Mandela Day – 18 July, and ran until end September 2015. Nelson Mandela International Day was launched …

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Pole fitness – the latest exercise craze


Don’t expect the usual pilates and yoga on Durban’s beachfront this summertime because the pole has clearly taken over. Although Durbanites have shied away from the idea of pole fitness in the past, there seems to be a rise of people who have brushed away the stigma and joined pole …

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Here comes another quirky Mexican restaurant for Durban

El Toro is opening it's doors this weekend! Find them right next to Pizza Boys on Mackeurtan

Yet another new Mexican restaurant on Mackeurtan Avenue in Durban North! El Toro is set to open this weekend. The menu will include classics like tapas and some mouthwatering new creations too!  El Toro will marry old-school Mexican and Spanish classics with some rediscovered secrets of Aztec cuisine.  They will also be adding some …

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