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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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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery – 26/9/2014

by Kierran Allen

Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery Our selection of the best pics of Durban and KZN submitted to us this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our facebook page http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also tag us …

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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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Holiday Selfie Photographer Anyone?

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Think of it as the next iteration of the family vacation paparazzi. For the rich, vacations with one travel company can now be booked complete with social media assistants. This person not only takes the photos, but makes sure you and your travel party appear in the most flattering angles …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery – 19/9/2014

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery Our selection of the best pics of Durban and KZN submitted to us this week! We are extremely fortunate to live in such a beautiful part of the world and to call Durban our home.  So let’s brag a little and show the world just how beautiful …

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Super Cycle Fan is back after 2 years for charity!

Garth Lezard up front with staff & residents from the Queensburgh Cheshire Home

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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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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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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SA Shines as Prime Conference Destination

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If you want to host a mega conference without the logistical hassle or fuss, alongside breath-taking scenery and in world-class facilities then South Africa should be your destination of choice. Over the last 20 years we have hosted more than 1 038 international conferences and 118 meetings and have done …

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