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It’s a Spooktacular at uShaka Marine This Weekend!

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Name: Halloween at uShaka Marine World Date: Saturday, October 31st and Sunday, November 1st Time:  4pm- Trick or Treat through Village Walk and scary aquarium tour and then at 5pm – Halloween Dolphin Show Price: R130 pp Bookings: Computicket outlets or at the uShaka Marine World ticketing office Description: Families are invited to come down to uShaka Marine World …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 23/10/2015

By Knightingale Media & 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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Hazelmere Dam water levels continue to drop

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Arising from the crisis currently being experienced at the Hazelmere Dam where dam levels have dropped to 29 percent, it has become necessary for eThekwini Municipality to impose strict water restrictions in several areas across Durban including, Waterloo, Verulam, La Mercy, and uThongathi. Ashan Nandlal, the City’s Senior Manager for …

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2015 Durban Business Fair ends on a high note

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The week-long Durban Business Fair (DBF) programme, which empowered a number of entrepreneurs while exposing over 550 local businesses to an international audience, ended yesterday, 18 October 2015. The event, which started on Tuesday, 13 October 2015, was a phenomenal success. The DBF Exhibition held at the Durban Exhibition Centre …

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Gateway Gives Back

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Gateway Theatre of Shopping decided to launch a campaign aimed at addressing the needs of the underprivileged communities bordering the centre’s catchment area, aptly named “Gateway Gives Back”. The campaign launched on Nelson Mandela Day – 18 July, and ran until end September 2015. Nelson Mandela International Day was launched …

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Pole fitness – the latest exercise craze

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Don’t expect the usual pilates and yoga on Durban’s beachfront this summertime because the pole has clearly taken over. Although Durbanites have shied away from the idea of pole fitness in the past, there seems to be a rise of people who have brushed away the stigma and joined pole …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 16/10/2015

By Muller's 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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Durban Country Club – Class Never Goes Out of Fashion

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The breathtaking Durban Country club came to life in the 1920s when professional golfer George Waterman accepted the challenge to build the golf course. He was assisted by the four time winner of the South African Open, Laurie Waters. As a golf pro, Waterman made a name for himself by winning …

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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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