uMhlanga Summer Festival 2016: uMhlanga Trail Run

20th December, 2016|Sport|

  Sunday 18 December 2016 Blitzing his way to an incredible finish, Eric Ngubane showed his fine form in his final event of the year as he claimed top honours in the uMhlanga Trail Run yesterday (Sunday 18 December) at the uMhlanga Summer Festival Crossing the line after flying through the 18km trail, Ngubane stopped [...]

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African Championships 420 and Lasers Maputo Bay

14th December, 2016|Sport|

Point Yacht Club   Three of Point Yacht Club’s keen Laser sailors ventured across the border to Maputo for a change of scenery and competition recently, when they competed in the African 420 and Laser Championships hosted by Clube Maritimo. Highway’s Campbell Alexander, Robbie Goulden and Henri Frencken from uMhlanga were the only Durban sailors [...]

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Awesome Ilembe Music Festival

12th December, 2016|Music|

Groutville Sports Grounds, KwaDukuza: 27 December The third Awesome Ilembe Music Festival – featuring a packed day-long line-up of more than 20 acts including Mafikizolo, Zahara, Mbijana Sibisi, Qadasi and Maqhinga Radebe, takes place in Groutville in KwaDukuza on the KZN North Coast on 27 December. The festival comprises a full-day of music at the [...]

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Ryan Sandes to run uMhlanga Trail Run

12th December, 2016|Sport|

uMhlanga Summer Festival 2016: uMhlanga Trail Run Sunday 18 December 2016 Internationally acclaimed trail runner, Ryan Sandes to join runners in this Sunday’s uMhlanga’s Trail Run, one of the main events in this year’s uMhlanga Summer Festival. Sandes, who is in town for a book signing of his recently launched book, Trail Blazer at the [...]

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Fresha Fest!

12th December, 2016|Theatre|

North Beach, Durban: 20, 21, 22 January 2017 The Fresha Festival is a brand new free fun family al-fresco theatre festival to be staged for the first time on Durban’s North Beach at the end of the school holidays for three days on 20, 21 and 22 January. Festival Director Emma Durden considered: “What could [...]

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Daily News 2016 16 Days of Activism Against Domestic Abuse Friday 9 December 2016

9th December, 2016|Other|

  Faith Leaders For the 16th year, South Africa has taken part in the global 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, which started on 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) including World Aids Day on 1 December ending on International Human Rights Day on [...]

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Beyond Binaries for DAG

8th December, 2016|Art|

Durban Art Gallery: 11 Dec – 19 February 2017 Following months of refurbishment, the Durban Art Gallery reopens to the public on 11 December, with a new exhibition throughout all gallery spaces, entitled Beyond Binaries. Beyond Binaries is a curated exhibition featuring work by 26 artists. The exhibition aims to open up discussion on the [...]

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Daily News 2016 16 Days of Activism Against Domestic Abuse Thursday 8 December 2016

8th December, 2016|Other|

  The Social Justice Activist: “Thursdays in Black” Thursdays in Black is a participative project spearheaded by the Diakonia Council of Churches – to encourage women and men to wear black every Thursday to create ongoing awareness about issues of gender justice, violence against women and corrective rape. This is especially pertinent during the annual [...]

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Daily News 2016 16 Days of Activism Against Domestic Abuse Wednesday 7 December 2016

8th December, 2016|Other|

  Hospitality Industry Developing a responsible, evolved and caring hospitality industry should be an important component of the 16 Days campaign. Andrew Rall from Distillery 031 in Durban’s Station Drive Precinct has a strong sense of community - 031 was one of the first establishments to sign up for the Denis Hurley Centre Social Meal [...]

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Daily News 2016 16 Days of Activism Against Domestic Abuse Tuesday 6 December 2016

8th December, 2016|Other|

  Tomorrow’s Leaders Positive role models and peer leaders are needed in a South Africa that, despite a world-renowned Constitution and a legislation that safeguards women's and children's rights, is home to high levels of violence against its women, the GLBT community and children. Young men and women who lead by word and example can [...]

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Daily News 2016 16 Days of Activism Against Domestic Abuse Monday 5 December 2016

8th December, 2016|Other|

  Places of Work Progressive corporates, retailers and places of work engage around difficult conversations and are mindful of the physical and emotional well-being of their team. Three of the city’s many proactive employers publicly added their voices to the 16 Days campaign. The Daily News is encouraging staff and readers to wear orange in [...]

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Point Yacht Club Sailors off to World Sailing Youth Championships

8th December, 2016|Uncategorized|

  Auckland, New Zealand: 14 – 20 December Taking on the world’s best at the 46th World Sailing Youth Championships, Point Yacht Club’s Benji Daniel together with Chad Stevenson are packing their bags to head to Auckland. This is the second time that the youngsters are lining up against the next generation of the best-of-the-best [...]

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Pianist Yonela Mnana plays in KwaZulu-Natal with the Jazz Cousins

8th December, 2016|Music|

  In association with Concerts SA, blind pianist and singer Yonela Mnana is embarking on a nation-wide tour presenting his debut album, ‘Baba’. The second leg of this tour will see Yonela Mnana perform at selected venues around KwaZulu-Natal, after his successful Cape Town shows in November and before continuing his tour through Limpopo in [...]

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Review – KickstArt’s Sleeping Beauty

8th December, 2016|Theatre|

Written by Chris Sutton The festive season doesn't begin when Boney M wreaks havoc with your senses in your local shopping mall; it is heralded in with the opening night of KickstArt's annual pantomime.  This year's production, Sleeping Beauty, is the company's 11th panto. The beautifully glossy programme displays a cast and production team that [...]

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2016: the year that was

5th December, 2016|Art Matters|

2016: the year that was Illa Thompson Column 101 December 2016 2016 for me will be remembered for being a yo-yo year of polar opposites – moments of phenomenal joy side-by-side with moments of enormous sadness, anger and disappointment. Initiatives have come and gone this year: we sadly lost the Catalina and Barnyard theatres, and [...]

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ActorWize Professional Acting Course for Film and TV

1st December, 2016|Other|

  Classes by Rajesh Gopie 15 Jan - 4 Feb2017 Respected actor, playwright, director, producer and qualified acting teacher, Rajesh Gopie, will be running a professional acting course for film and TV as part of his ActorWize programme early next year from 15 Jan until 4 Feb 2017. Created by Rajesh Gopie, the course is [...]

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uMhlanga Carols by Candlelight

1st December, 2016|Music, Other|

uMhlanga Summer Festival Thursday 15 December 2016 Always a crowd favourite, the annual al-fresco uMhlanga Carols by Candlelight, takes place at the Granada Square in uMhlanga Rocks on Thursday 15 December. The second event of the 2016 uMhlanga Summer Festival, is the season’s only evening event, and takes place under the stars in the courtyard [...]

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16 Days of Activism Against Domestic Abuse Thursday 1 December

1st December, 2016|Other|

Daily News 2016 Thursday 1 December 2016 World Aids Day Today – 1 December - is world AIDS Day: an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate those who have died. Situated at KwaMuhle Local History Museum, South African Voices: [...]

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