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R18m approved for Durban Commonwealth Games Bid

South Africa

The Executive Committee has approved the allocation of R18m as part of the shared costs towards the bidding process for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. A report on the progress of the bidding process for Durban to host the 2022 Games was tabled at the EXCO meeting at City Hall on …

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March 1st – Sax in the City at Durban’s uShaka!


Enjoy an irresistible combination of summer, sax and salsa between 1pm and 4pm on Sunday, March 1st at Wahooz on the Promenade. Popular saxophonist, Andrew Young, will be making waves at this rustic beach venue with a performance crammed with spicy salsas, hot mambas, reggae, rhythm and romance. Together with …

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eThekwini and US talk trade

Durban City Harbor

Mayor James Nxumalo hosted US Ambassador Patrick Gaspard and US Consul-General Frances Chisholm at the Durban City Hall last week.  The ambassador and his delegation paid a courtesy visit to Durban to talk about possible co-operations with the City. Ambassador Gaspard said he was excited to be in Durban. He …

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International Wellness Guru Deepak Chopra heads to Durban

DuJour Magazine's Jason Binn and Forever Young Wine's Seth Greenberg & Arty Dozortsev Host Deepak, Mallika & Gotham Chopra Launch Of The Chopra

The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) is delighted to host international wellness guru, Dr. Deepak Chopra during his second South African tour in March this year. The prestigious tour is presented by Oval International, a registered Private Institute of Higher Education, in partnership with the Durban ICC. Dr. Chopra …

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Comrades ‘Carnival in Camperdown’ Spectators’ Spot

#NedbankGreenMile '14-9-medium

This year’s Comrades Marathon up-run is on 31 May 2015.  You are invited to dress up ‘Carnival-Style’ to cheer on the approximately 20000 Comrades Marathon runners at the award-winning #NedbankGreenMile – the only official spectator point along the race route. In 2015, this carnival-themed 1600m #NedbankGreenMile, which has easy access …

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R200m Call Centre opens in Durban


The expansion of skills remains vital to the support offered by government to investors, says Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Rob Davies. The Minister, who was joined by King Goodwill Zwelithini, was speaking at the launch of the R200-million CCI Call Centres building in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, on Friday. The dti’s …

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17 Young Loggerhead Turtles Head Out to Sea

Lesley Labuschagne, Leaveil Jacks, Jamie-Lee Swatrz and Riaan Boschoff

Last week, on Thursday, January 29th, 17 young Loggerhead Turtles were taken 5 nautical miles off Durban and returned to the warm Agulhas current. Well adapted for life in the open ocean, young turtles usually thrive for the first few years of their lives by floating in the open ocean …

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Blow Hair Bar – A New Era

HB Mr Foti-1

40-year-old Donovan Foti has recently claimed ownership of Blow Hair Bar, a funky neighbourhood salon that provides a one-on-one personal experience in a retro, laid back environment, in the heart of Glenashley.  “The Location is very important in choosing to buy any business, and this one was just right. Blow …

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