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Brian McKnight to perform in Durban next month.


As an artist who needs no introduction, Brian McKnight has earned himself a spot in contemporary music history with over 15 albums released to date with sales spanning over 30 million worldwide. In addition to being a singer, songwriter and producer, McKnight is also a talented and charismatic personality often …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 07/08/2015

By Julian Carelsen 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 – Post them on our Facebook Page – Or you can also tag us in them on Twitter (#5stardurban …

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Burgers to try out in Durban this winter.

Unity Brasserie and Bar. Photo courtesy of

I am a huge burger fan and this cold weather makes it absolutely perfect to sink your teeth into a juicy burger. Here are some burgers to try out in Durban this winter. Republik has an expressive range of burgers, ranging from basic burgers with your choice of toppings and you …

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ICC First in Africa to Host World Forestry Congress


Durban will play host to yet another important international event as the XIV World Forestry Congress will be held in the city from the 7-11 September 2015. This is the biggest meeting of the world’s forestry sector. This event takes place every six years under the endorsement of the Food …

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Flying Fish to launch a limited clothing range in Durban

Punk & Ivy

The exciting new range will be launched in Durban on August 28 to correlate with the Flying Fish Beach Volleyball Flavour Fest which begins during the same weekend. Flying Fish will collaborate with one of South Africa’s most stylish street-wear brand, Punk Ivy to create a limited edition clothing range …

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Gateway & BP Durban Day with East Coast Radio’s #BETHEBAND


In line with Gateway Theatre of Shopping’s entertainment focus, Gateway recently launched an exciting province wide search, Be The Band, in partnership with East Coast Radio. All solo artists and bands were invited to audition for the chance to walk away with their share in R65 000 worth of prizes from …

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Durban Best City for Work

Aerial view of Durban city and harbour

JOBSEEKERS are more likely to strike employment luck in Durban than in Cape Town or Johannesburg, figures released last week show. eThekwini’s official unemployment rate stood at 16.5% compared with Johannesburg’s (26.2%) and Cape Town’s (22.6%), according to Statistics SA’s quarterly Labour Force Survey. Nelson Mandela Bay has the highest …

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Inaugural Future Women of Africa Conference is a resounding success


On Wednesday, 29 July 2015, Sarah Collins, founder of the Wonderbag and its holding company – Natural Balance Global, addressed a group of women at the Future Women of Africa Conference in Hillcrest, Durban and donated a Wonderbag to every person in attendance. This conference was hosted by the well-known Robin Hood …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 31/07/2015

By Righteous Photography

Our selection of the best pics from across Durban and KwaZulu-Natal this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email – Post them on our Facebook Page – Or you can also tag us in them on Twitter (#5stardurban / @5stardurban) A …

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The New OSA Restaurant Experience


Fairmont Zimbali Resort has recently redefined their fine dining restaurant – OSA. Zamaswazi joined the media crew to experience the new Indian flavours on offer. As a young student I’m not accustomed to the glitz and dazzle of fine dining at all! As a typical student, all I’m used to is …

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Hanekom: We need to change visa requirements to save tourism

Tourism Minister: Derek Hanekom

The tourism minister, Derek Hanekom, has told Talk Radio 702’s John Robbie that cabinet has appointed a task team to look into the damage being caused to tourism by tough new entry requirements imposed by the home affairs minister, Malusi Gigaba. Gigaba has stood by his regulations, dismissing claims by …

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Flames and Dames 5

A fun Women’s Day fundraising challenge and braai-off will set Durban’s Morning Trade alight on Sunday August 9 when “Flames and Dames 2015” gets cooking. Hosted by Raise Your Voice Productions, the annual cook-off, which raises money for charities that support women and young girls, is a stereotype-shattering event which brings …

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Currie Cup – Sharks must win at all costs

The Sharks - Image:

One failed Super Rugby season later, Sharks coach Gary Gold appears wiser to the demands of being in charge of the Durban-based franchise. An 11th placed finish in Super Rugby was simply never going to satisfy any of the King’s Park faithful, and as Gold prepares his charges for the …

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Durban artist to be youngest exhibitor at just 13!

Syd Sellars (Jessica's Art Teacher & Owner of Hands on Art) with Jessica and a selection of her paintings.

The exceptionally talented 13 year old Durbanite, Jessica Rankin, who is currently in grade 7, will be the youngest artist ever to exhibit her art at the upcoming art exhibition at the La Lucia Mall from Thursday, July 30th. Art Givers, who is the host of various art exhibitions, was …

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All eyes were on Drakensburg as snow fell this weekend

Pic: Andrew Harvard - Facebook

Social media was flooded with snow pictures from the Drakensburg as parts of it became a winter wonderland this past weekend. Some people might prefer to snuggle up in front of the fire place with a cup of hot chocolate as they watch the telly but others prefer to put on …

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