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FLAMES AND DAMES 2015 FOR WOMEN’S DAY

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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

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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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International Artists Just Can’t Get Enough of Durban

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Some of us are still recovering from the Mama Awards and the international acts (Ne-Yo, Jhene Aiko and Anthony Anderson) that were featured in the show. Now news has hit that the Grammy Award winning duo, Toni Braxton and Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds are heading our way. The singing duo are …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 24/07/2015

By Julian Carelsen 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 info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also tag us in them on Twitter (#5stardurban / @5stardurban) A …

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Durban Ranked 47th Most Youthful City In The World

By Kyle Woodenberg Photography

The YouthfulCities Global Index has recently revealed their list of the best cities for young people and two South African cities made the list. There’s no denying that Durban is known as the country’s playground and it has now lived up to its reputation by being ranked amongst the top 50 most …

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Belvedere Vodka is Award Winning!

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AT THE INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS CHALLENGE 2015 July 10, 2015 – Belvedere Vodka, the world’s original luxury vodka, is thrilled to announce it has been awarded ‘Vodka Producer of theYear’ at the International Spirits Challenge 2015 (ISC), one of the world’s largest, oldest and most respected blind-tasted spirits competitions. In addition to celebrating …

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Master Cooking Classes with Andrew Draper – August 2015

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It’s been over a year that we have been doing these cooking classes, with over fifty classes, so I am celebrating with the ‘Best of the last year of demonstrations’. I’ve also decided that no party is complete without an arrival cocktail, so I will be teaching you how to …

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Durban’s beautiful people gather for DFF launch

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Everyone should be proud to wear something designed in Durban, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Nomvuzo Shabalala, told the vibrant gathering that was toasting the official launch of the Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) 2015 at the Suncoast Towers. Big names in fashion, socialites and fashionistas, politicians, up and coming local designers who …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 17/07/2015

By Andrew Harvard 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 info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also tag us in them on Twitter (#5stardurban / @5stardurban) A …

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Gateway Gives Back!

Aileen Rodel (Gateway's Campaign & Events Manager) and Terence Pillay at the Abalindi Community Village for Gateway Gives Back

This Mandela Day, Gateway Theatre of Shopping has 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 will be launched on Nelson Mandela Day – 18 July, and will run until 12 September …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 10/07/2015

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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 info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also tag us in them on Twitter (#5stardurban / @5stardurban) A …

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Best International Act nominations at the MAMA 2015 KZN

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MTV Base (DStv channel 322) has revealed that Beyoncé, Big Sean, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna have been nominated for Best International Act at the MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal 2015. The urban giants will go head to head at MAMA 2015, which is sponsored by KwaZulu-Natal in association …

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Gateway’s 7th Vodacom Durban July Preview Fashion Show & Concert

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Visitors to Gateway Theatre of Shopping were spoilt to world class fashion and entertainment as the centre hosted the annual Vodacom Durban July Preview Fashion Show for the seventh year running on the 3rd of July. The Vodacom Durban July draws heavily on horseracing’s deeply-rooted tradition of elegance and chic …

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Vodacom Durban July 2015 – Over R250m spent by visitors

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Restaurant owners, players in the hospitality sector and hawkers are smiling all the way to the bank after more than 70 000 revellers descended on the coastal City of Durban for Saturday’s Vodacom July horse racing event, and splashed a whopping R250 million on alcohol, food and accommodation. “This is …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 03/07/2015

By Justin Pringle

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 info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also tag us in them on Twitter (#5stardurban / @5stardurban)   …

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