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Reminder: Road Closure for Oct 12 – Amashova Durban Classic

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The Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic 2014 is around the corner – taking place on Sunday, October 12th with three races, 106km, 65km half Challenge and 35km Family Fun Ride, all supported by full road closures. Now in its 28th year, the Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic organisers are confident …

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Durban Launches Bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

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South African Government is “engaged” in Durban bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games South Africa’s Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has claimed that hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022 would be a major stepping-stone to one day staging the Olympics.  Durban has launched a bid for the Commonwealth Games but Mbalula revealed the South African …

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Durban to the Rescue

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A 24-year-old Filipino sailor was evacuated by a SAAF (South African Air Force) military helicopter off the coast of Durban after falling into the cargo hold of the ship he was working on – 50 nautical miles offshore. The man, who was on board the 225m bulk carrier Majorca, sailing from …

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Durban IS the next “Big Thing” in Africa!

World Routes is officially handed over to Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, hosting the event in 2015.

As a record-breaking World Routes event in Chicago draws to a close, the Chicago Department of Aviation and Choose Chicago have officially handed the event over to the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The 21st World Route Development Forum will take place in the KwaZulu-Natal’s coastal City of Durban, South …

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TOPS at SPAR Bierfest 2014

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Durban had its own ‘little Germany’ this weekend when TOPS at SPAR Bierfest came to town. It was my first time going, and I can’t believe how much fun I’ve missed out on! To start, you could feel the cheerful vibe from outside the tent, so when I walked in, I was …

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uShaka Marine World wins Tourism Award!

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uShaka Marine World is making waves again! Last weekend, South Africa’s favourite theme park destination attended the Lilizela Tourism Awards and took home the Lifestyle and Cultural Award and Marine Adventure Award. These awards recognise and reward tourism players and businesses who work passionately and with pride to deliver a …

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Guinness World Record Broken By IBV & The Supercar Club!

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Guinness World Record Broken By IBV International Vaults & the IBV Supercar Club! A Parade of 211 Super Cars, Sports Cars & luxury vehicles as well as motorcycles graced the streets and highways of the beautiful city of Durban on Sunday, all in support of the IBV Supercar Club Charity Parade.   …

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Water rations forecast if heat persists

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Brace yourself for dry weeks ahead and the possibilities of water restrictions. Dam levels in KwaZulu-Natal have fallen and below average rain is forecast for the months ahead. This means water rationing could be on the cards, Umgeni Water, the province’s main water provider has warned. Further salt to this …

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