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#DurbansGotTalent – The Subway Run

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Durban is known for many things – beautiful beaches, long summer days and sunshine aplenty. But what you may not know is that Durban has a rich and vibrant music industry. It’s bursting at the seams with fresh new sounds that are set to take the city by storm. We spent …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 09/10/2015

By Andrew Harvard Photography

Our selection of the best pics from across Durban and the province of KwaZulu-Natal 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 …

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Here comes another quirky Mexican restaurant for Durban

El Toro is opening it's doors this weekend! Find them right next to Pizza Boys on Mackeurtan

Yet another new Mexican restaurant on Mackeurtan Avenue in Durban North! El Toro is set to open this weekend. The menu will include classics like tapas and some mouthwatering new creations too!  El Toro will marry old-school Mexican and Spanish classics with some rediscovered secrets of Aztec cuisine.  They will also be adding some …

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Zimbali is the top estate in SA for the super-rich in 2015

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South Africa’s super-rich drive luxury cars, don designer brands and holiday at destinations of such opulence that the majority of the continent hasn’t dreamed of them yet. Having said that, their homes are equally luxurious. Global wealth intelligence and market research company, New World Wealth has revealed the most exclusive estates …

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TNPA makes headway dredging Durban Berths

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Port of Durban Harbour Master, Captain Alex Miya, has reinstated a number of berths in the port back to their original permissible draughts. This follows Transnet National Ports Authority’s ongoing efforts to address shallow spots exacerbated by the size of megaships now calling at the port. Durban Port Manager, Moshe …

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City forges partnership with Transnet to grow the economy

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EThekwini Mayor Cllr James Nxumalo, Deputy Mayor Cllr Nomvuzo Shabalala along with members of the Executive Committee and other City officials today, 7 October 2015, met with Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) officials to discuss possible partnerships between the City and the parastatal. Recognising the role the Durban Port plays …

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R30m Durban Dry Dock Repair Ahead of Schedule

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With close to 60% of the work already completed on Transnet National Ports Authority’s R30 million caisson repair project at the 90-year old Prince Edward Graving Dry Dock in Durban, the project’s handover date has been brought forward by a month to 25 November. Initially the four month project schedule …

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CANSA Pink Tea at The Oyster Box

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The Oyster Box has teamed up with CANSA (Cancer Association of South Africa) and Le Creuset to present #CANSAPinkTea during the month of October in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The High Tea is completely pink-themed, with R10 per person attending being donated to CANSA. Each person will also be entered …

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World’s largest car and truck carrier arrives in Durban

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Hoegh Target, the world’s largest car and truck carrier, docked at Durban yesterday morning. It is the latest edition to Norwegian company Hoegh Autoliners and was just on a tour of Europe from China, now sailing back to China via Africa and Oceania. With 14 decks and a combined deck space of …

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10 adrenaline-pumping outdoor activities in KZN

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KZN is a nature lovers’ paradise…and for adrenalin junkies there is no better place to go wild! We’ve put together a list of some of the coolest activities to get your blood pumping in KZN.   Holla Trails Mountain Bike Park If adventure is your thing, Holla Trails Mountain Bike …

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The Pavilion Mall to get a major R1.1 billion revamp

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The Pavilion shopping mall is to be given a R1.1 billion face-lift that will include an iconic glass-encased rooftop fine dining and leisure area and Hamleys, the London-based toy shop. Advanced negotiations are underway with big name international fashion brands to attract them to the new-look, expanded Pavilion. And although …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 02/10/2015

By Neville Bailey

Our selection of the best pics from across Durban and the province of KwaZulu-Natal 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 in them …

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Book your Xmas function aboard La Vue Mega Yacht

La Vue Mega Yacht Floating Restaurant Durban

Why not celebrate a year end in style.. aboard La Vue. Set sail on this magnificent 200 seater vessel. The luxurious 85 foot luxury catamaran offers a variety of recreational entertainment options. La Vue is currently the only floating restaurant and events venue operating in South Africa. La Vue features …

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The Big Easy Opens It’s Doors This Weekend!

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  The Big Easy Winebar & Grill is due to open its doors this weekend and Therese Virserius, owner of New York based interior design company Virserius will be in Durban for the finishing touches!!! Earning his nickname ‘Big Easy’ as much for his effortless golf swing as for his …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 25/09/2015

By Snapout Photography

Our selection of the best pics from across Durban and the province of KwaZulu-Natal 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 in them …

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Cheers to Summer! Shake it, serve it, sip it…

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As it starts to warm up, the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani hotel’s Panorama Bar will be serving up a taste of summer that promises to beat the heat. Panorama Bar is set to shake up the conventional sundowner scene by offering guests more than just a trendy atmosphere to …

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Turkish Airlines Announces Brand New Flight Route to Durban

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In 2015 The World Routes Development Summit, as the largest and most premier aviation and tourism event in the Routes portfolio, attracting the most senior representatives from airlines, airports and tourism authorities who wish to meet, discuss and plan new and existing global flight routes, has brought the summit to the African continent for …

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