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Durban waste water ‘is safe to drink’

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Durban – People may snarl at it but it is only a matter of time before Durban residents start drinking purified sewage water, the former head of eThekwini Water and Sanitation, Neil Macleod, said this week. In fact, Macleod said Durban residents were already drinking purified waste water because the …

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R22bn GO!Durban Project is Well Underway

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Construction of GO!Durban, the eThekwini Municipality’s new integrated rapid public transport network is well underway with the development of the C3 corridor from Bridge City, in KwaMashu, to Pinetown CBD, in the first phase of the project. The first corridor or trunk route is due to be operational in 2016. …

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The Mercury Wine Week

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When wine tasting, I always feel rather posh. I’m not claiming to be a pro at wine tastings, and try my best not to be a ‘poser’, but when holding a wine glass and sipping on all the different blends of delicious wine, I can’t help but feel quite sophisticated …

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SA on Tap Craft Beer Festival

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Having tasted many different brews and indulged in gourmet food in between; my stomach resembled a beer barrel when leaving the SA On Tap Craft Beer Festival! Walking through the gates, the laid-back atmosphere immediately made me want to call up all my friends and say “Hey! Meet me here!”; …

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Durban welcomes The Morning Market

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From inland to the coast, Durban is home to many quirky artisan, hobby and food markets. Now there is a new one joining the market family. The Morning Trade launched this past Sunday at the new Rivertown Precinct in Morrison Street. Location, location, location Nuzzled in the heart of Durban …

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Foodies Indulge at the annual Taste of Durban

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Food festivals are seriously underrated. As a first timer at the annual Pick ‘n Pay Taste of Durban last weekend, I expected nothing more than your average food market: some eats to sample and buy, the occasional pop-up cafe, perhaps some wine-tasting thrown into the mix. But I was pleasantly …

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‘The Big Screen’ Takes To The Runway For The Races

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“We’re on the list,” I told the suited security, still in near disbelief – the four words that became my induction into an evening of glamour and high fashion. VIP access to the Durban July Preview Fashion Show is hardly an offer one can refuse and it quickly became a …

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Live Talent

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Last Saturday saw some of Durban’s finest up-and-coming musical talent performing at Live –The Venue’s North vs. South gig. The “band-off” featured some awesome local favourites from both north and south of the river, including Majozi, Fools of Fate, Gus Brown and Hours. True to Durban’s notorious reputation the event …

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