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Durban ICC backs the Mandela Day Million Meal Challenge

Members of the Durban ICC executive management team join Saira Khan of Stop Hunger Now at the announcement of the Mandela Day Million Meal Challenge.
(Names L-R: Fred Hattingh - Senior Human Resources Manager, Melanie Rambally – Financial Director, Mala Dorasamy – Marketing, Sales and Events Director, Saira Khan – CEO of Stop Hunger Now SA, Marlene Govender – General Manger: Marketing and Sales and Jerry Hurter – Facilities Director)

On Nelson Mandela Day 2015, (17th July), the Durban International Convention Centre will host the Durban leg of the “Million Meal Challenge” in association with Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa. The “Million Meal Challenge” is an initiative of Stop Hunger Now (SNH), an international NGO working in South Africa to …

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The Grand White Dinner


The Grand White Dinner is days away from hitting Durban shores! They certainly have saved the best for last, as the Grand White Dinner tour wraps up here. Having seen snippets of pictures from all the other Provinces in South Africa, I know we are in for a treat! You …

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Durban Joins The Million Meal Challenge


It’s something most of us don’t really think about… with the day-to-day rush and our busy lives, we forget that there is GENUINELY a problem, and it IS RIGHT ON OUR DOORSTEP! It’s difficult to hear and see the problem, we are often so “numb” that we don’t even realise …

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KZN Food Heroes Dinner

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The Oyster Box Hotel is hosting the KZN Heroes Dinner this Friday, at 19h00 in the Pearl Room. The evening is open to the public and is dedicated to showing off food artisans and producers solely from KZN. This is our chance to see what beautiful, fresh, unique and exquisite …

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Whisky Live Showroom at Suncoast!


Whisky Live Showrooms announced for Durban, Pretoria and Cape Town Whisky Live Festival, the organisers of Whiskey Live Showrooms have announced that The Durban Showrooms will take place at Suncoast Casino’s popular SunZone on 24 and 25 April 2015. The Whisky Live Showrooms are intimate, handcrafted events that display some of …

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Durban makes Top 10 Ocean-fronted Cities list!

Wooden Sunshades on Addington Beach in Durban

Another international accolade for Durban Durban is making waves internationally yet again, this time making National Geographic’s Top 10 Ocean-fronted Cities list The list, originally published in National Geographic’s The World’s Best Cities book, puts Durban in at number 8, amongst a very impressive set of cities. The continent’s busiest …

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KZN Racing has a new home


Dezzi Raceway opens in Port Shepstone A 2.5km circuit has been unveiled at the Dezzi Raceway in Port Shepstone. The state-of-the-art raceway is the only Motorsport South Africa (MSA) approved track in KZN and includes two purpose built drift tracks. Built on what was an airfield, the track overlooks the …

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The Morning Trade has a fresh new home


In order to accommodate our growing market, we have moved from our previous home in 8 Morrison Street to much larger  warehouse premises in Durban’s other cultural hotspot – the Station Drive Precinct. This precinct is currently home to some amazing creative companies & artisanal producers (such as Open Plan Studio, The …

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“The World” Cruise Ship Arrives in Durban


“The World” Residential Cruise Ship entered Durban Harbour yesterday morning, and Brian King sent in these 3 fantastic pictures of her arrival. Launched in 2002, The World is the largest private residential ship on the planet – at 644 feet.  It continuously circumnavigates the globe, allowing residents to wake up in a new …

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The Tsogo Sun Sprint


For all horse racing lovers – The Tsogo Sun Sprint will be taking place at the Scottsville Racecourse at the Golden Horse Casino, in Pietermaritzburg on 23 May 2015. This is South Africa’s oldest and biggest sprint race event and is always a wonderful occasion to attend.  Held successfully since …

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