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Super Cycle Fan is back after 2 years for charity!

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Since December 2010, Garth Lezard, a local photographic journalist and super cycling rugby fan, has been to 24 countries, 6 continents and met over 16 super rugby teams all on a bicycle, in order to raise funds and create awareness for the Cheshire Disability Homes and Services. Having taken on …

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R1.8bn Suncoast Upgrade

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A R1.8 billion expansion of Durban’s landmark Suncoast casino has been given the nod, clearing the way for a doubling of the existing complex. The project by Tsogo Sun will be the biggest single investment in the history of the beachfront and will take three years to complete. All the …

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The Lion Match Company secures R80m Head Office development

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The Lion Match Company, which produces the iconic Lion Safety Matches, has increased its commercial office investment in Durban’s Point Waterfront node with R80 million loan package granted by Nedbank Corporate Property Finance. The property, comprising just over 10 000m², will be developed through the construction of a three storey …

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Major Property Developments Planned for King Shaka Airport

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The next five years will see major development at Durban’s King Shaka International Airport with a conference centre and offices planned as well as an extension of the taxiway which connects runways to ramps, hangars and terminals. The multimillion-rand project, which still needs funding approval, is only the start of …

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Goldfish in Recovery after Brain Surgery!

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Looks like George the goldfish will get to float around its pond and munch on fish flakes for much longer. Over the past year, the 10-year-old goldfish in Melbourne, Victoria, developed a brain tumour, affecting its ability to eat, swim and even interact with the other fish in his pond. …

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Sharks in for a shocking surprise!

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A revolutionary new shark repellent using an electrical field to protect bathers is to be tried off the Cape Peninsula. Humans’ fear of sharks has peaked in recent years, with 30 attacks since 1960 in peninsula waters. Only six were fatal, but five of these took place in the past …

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Nedbank funds R80 million at Dube Tradeport

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Nedbank Corporate Property Finance continues its support of strategic development nodes in KwaZulu-Natal with the funding of a new R80 million industrial warehouse development at Durban’s Dube Tradeport. In close proximity to King Shaka International Airport the world class airport centred development that is fast becoming an innovative enabler of …

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New Dolphin Show Delights!

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Ushaka Sea World now boasts a brand new show! 5 Star Durban was invited to review and tell all about the new show, which was absolutely delightful!   Young and old were squealing with delight even before the acts started, as the cameras picked up funny moments via the big …

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Sky is not the limit

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The Southern Sun, Elangeni and Southern Sun North Beach hotels, overlooking the amphitheatre and beaches on Durban’s Golden Mile, have been popular Durban landmarks for many decades and are determined to remain so. Last year parent company Tsogo Sun invested R220-million in refurbishing, consolidating and relaunching the adjoining hotels as …

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Barefoot from CPT to DBN for Breast Cancer

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It took breast cancer to strike twice, once fatally, to spur a man on to take to the road, barefoot, from Cape Town to Durban, to raise awareness for the disease. Paul Ucheck’s wife died twenty years ago from breast as she never discovered the lump in time. “Last year, …

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