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A Durban favourite joins Kings & Queens of Comedy line-up!

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One of Durban’s favourite Queens of Comedy, Celeste Ntuli, joins the royal entourage for the upcoming Kings & Queens of Comedy at Durban ICC on February 16. Queen of Zulu Comedy, Celeste Ntuli, has always been a joker, so it was no surprise when she decided to pursue comedy as …

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Top 5 Culinary Choices This Valentine’s Day!

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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we thought of putting together our choice of top 5 eateries for Valentine’s Day  2019. Dating back to the 5th century Valentine’s Day has always been a day dedicated to love, be it with a partner, your best friend or family members, the …

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Durban ICC has major international events lined up for 2019

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The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) will host several major international conferences this year, drawing over 20 000 delegates to the City of Durban and KwaZulu-Natal. Durban ICC Chief Executive Officer Lindiwe Rakharebe said the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events industry is an important component to the South African …

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uShaka’s Swimanathi promotes water safety!

Summer doesn’t mean fun in the sun for every youngster in KwaZulu-Natal. Although many live along the East Coast of South Africa, children from disadvantaged communities seldom have an opportunity to learn to swim, putting their lives in danger. That’s why uShaka Marine World created the Swimanathi three years ago. …

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Luxury R 1,4 billion Oceans Mall to commence construction

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CONSTRUCTION of the Oceans Mall, part of the R4,5 billion International Award Winning Oceans Umhlanga Mixed-Use development in Umhlanga is due to start in February 2019, according to Oceans Umhlanga chairman, Vivian Reddy. He confirmed this week that the 36 000 m2 building will have 103 retail outlets and would …

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Ocean Express keeps fun on track at uShaka Marine World!

Hop aboard the Ocean Express, uShaka Marine World’s newest attraction – a mini train that comes with all the romance and enchantment of a bright and fun miniature railroad Through the years, trains have fascinated both young and old – from the giant steam engines of yesteryear to the cutest …

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uShaka Sea World released Herbie, a loggerhead turtle.

Sodwana Bay was chosen as an ideal release site because it is located within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park MPA which offers her the best possible chance at survival as well as being a natural nesting site for loggerheads. There are numerous inshore and offshore reefs in the iSimangaliso MPA  which …

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Together making Durban a better place!

Leadership Breakfast: Beach Front Partnerships

A Partnership Solutions Breakfast discussion took place at Tsogo Sun’s Maharani Towers this morning between eThekwini Municipality’s leadership and Business Leadership represented by the Mayoral Team Durban Advisory Committee, the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry Board, plus KZN Growth Coalition Executives. This joint initiative, around improving Beachfront Partnerships has …

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The Nest Hotel – A Gem In The Cathkin Valley!

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The Nest Hotel is aptly named, as it nestles serenely in the beautiful Cathkin Valley, Central Drakensberg. It’s an easy two hour and twenty minute drive from Durban, (roughly four hours from Johannesburg) and once you arrive, you can put all thoughts of big city life completely out of your …

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Top 5 must have’s this Christmas from Toys R Us

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From magical unicorns to interactive augmented reality kits – these are the latest hot picks tipped to dominate Christmas wish lists this year.Leading South African toy brand – Toys R Us & Babies R Us SA – revealed its highly anticipated “Geoffrey’s BEST of the BEST Toys 2018” which marks …

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Zimbali developers to create R2 billion property fund

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Kuwait’s IFA Hotels & Resorts announced last week that it has entered into a joint venture with boutique financial consulting firm Jaltech to create a R2 billion property fund. The property fund, Zimbali Capital, is a Section 12J Venture Capital Company which will allow IFA and its associate partners to …

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British Airways launches direct flights between Durban and London

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The much-anticipated inaugural non-stop flight between London and Durban, by British Airways, the flight landed  at King Shaka International Airport on Tuesday 30 October 2018 at 05:18am, the flight ushers in a new direct air service, which will be operated three times a week with British Airways latest fleet of …

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SA Corp lines up 4 SACSC Footprint Marketing Awards

SEATED – From Left to Right: Siphumelele Khuzwayo (Umlazi Mega City), Zinhle Zungu (Umlazi Mega City), Ruth Isaac (Springfield Value Centre), Adeela Haffejee (Musgrave Centre), Mariam Omarjee (Musgrave Centre)
– STANDING – André Williams (SACREL) & Donald Mclellan (Broll Property Group).

Shopping Centres owned by listed property company SA Corporate Real Estate Limited (SACREL) that fall under the Broll Property Group Property Management have scooped four silver Footprint Marketing Awards at the annual South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) Congress recently in Durban. The awards, which recognise exceptional shopping centre marketing, innovation …

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uShaka Marine World announced as a 2018 National Business Awards Finalist

uShaka Marine World announced as a 2018 National Business Awards Finalist

uShaka Marine World is one of the finalists for the16th annual National Business Awards! Also known as the Oscars of South African Business, the annual National Business Awards recognise companies that boast outstanding performance in areas such as sustainability, customer focus, tech innovation and rapid growth. Backed by rigorous research …

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MALL OF THE WEST TO KICKSTART NEW NTSHONGWENI URBAN DEVELOPMENT

MALL OF THE WEST TO KICKSTART NEW NTSHONGWENI URBAN DEVELOPMENT

The first phase of the catalytic Ntshongweni Urban Development region will be an 85 000 square metre regional retail experience. Aptly named the Mall of the West, the new retail offering will cater to Durban’s underserviced western suburbs and surrounding areas and kickstart the Ntshongweni Urban Development which is expected to …

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KWAZULU-NATAL BLUE FLAG BEACHES A BOON FOR TOURISM

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The MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala, has welcomed the awarding of Blue Flag status to nine beaches in KwaZulu-Natal as a much-needed positive boon for the province’s tourism prospects. A total of seven beaches in the Ray Nkonyeni District to the south of the …

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