16 Days of Activism

25th November, 2020|Other|

“Love has no gender - compassion has no religion - character has no race.” Abhijit Naskar #16DaysofActivisim #GBV #UNiTE #OrangeTheWorld

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Poppy Day: Lest we Forget

10th November, 2020|Other|

Honouring Edwin Swales This month, we remember those who tragically lost their lives in the line of duty, in armed conflicts around the globe. Armistice Day – or Poppy Day as it is better known - is commemorated around the world on November 11. At DHS, we remember the brave men who fought during the [...]

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Exploring A New Way Of Learning With Swales Online Academy

27th October, 2020|Other|

Swales Online Academy at Durban High School - Exploring a new way of learning Durban High School is collaborating with DigiCampus to launch Swales Online Academy, an innovative, contemporary educational platform, which will be ready to welcome fulltime students for the 2021 academic year. Operating out of Durban’s prestigious DHS campus, Swales Academy will be [...]

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World Sight Day

9th October, 2020|Other|

#HopeInSight Thursday 8 October 2020 Today is World Sight Day - the most important advocacy and communications day in the eye health calendar to encourage people to be aware of eye care. Understanding that 75% of the world’s vision impairment is avoidable, the focus globally is to encourage people to take an eye test. St [...]

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NEWF 2020

7th October, 2020|Other|

Community re-imagined in a social VR World Inhabit your avatar and attend the 2020 Nature, Environment & Wildlife Filmmakers Congress in a virtual world. New dates confirmed: 25 – 30 October 2020 DURBAN: The NEWF2020 Congress (the annual Nature, Environment & Wildlife Filmmakers Congress) will take place in a real-time virtual world from 25 – [...]

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Durban App Development Course Now In Cape Flats

18th September, 2020|Other|

Durban App development course now being taught on the Cape Flats Respected Cape Town-based tech / education NGO, Genesis Community IT Initiative (Genesis CITI) or better known as the I-CAN Centre, is the latest organisation to partner with Durban’s IT Varsity offering their bespoke online IT digital literacy training to marginalised young adults in and [...]

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Ethiopian Film, Finding Sally

12th September, 2020|Other|

To Screen at DIFF - 10 - 20 September August and September will be a period for Ethiopian filmmaker, Tamara Mariam Dawit, who has the African premiere of her documentary Finding Sally, at the Durban International Film Festival (10-20 September) Finding Sally is a haunting film that unravels a secret held by her aunts, that [...]

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Days Of Cannibalism

11th September, 2020|Other|

To Screen at DIFF - 10 - 20 September South African, Berlin-based filmmaker Teboho Edkins’s cross-genre documentary Western, Days of Cannibalism screens at the Durban International Film Festival from 10 to 20 September. The film, which had its World Premiere at the Berlinale International Film Festival in February, is set in the rugged terrain of [...]

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The Art Of Fallism

11th September, 2020|Other|

To Screen at DIFF - 10 - 20 September The Art of Fallism, a South African/Norwegian documentary, that teases out the nuanced, yet deeply complex stories of those who struggle for a voice within the collective struggle for equality will have its African premiere at the 41st Durban International Film Festival which takes place online [...]

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How Can I Succeed In The Post-CoViD Economy?

25th July, 2020|Other|

With Bilal Kathrada: Founder / CEO IT varsity John Sanei: Futurist / Author / Speaker Free Webinar: Wednesday 29 July 11am until noon What do you think the world will look like post CoViD-19? No one really knows. It Varsity is hosting a free hour-long webinar on Wednesday 29 July discussing what a post Covid-19 [...]

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Launching of IT Varsity Mentorship Programme

1st July, 2020|Other|

Creating and empowering students to be experience ready for the ever-changing real world, IT Varsity have launched a comprehensive mentorship programme. Over the past few months, the world has changed in ways we never imagined pre-Lockdown. Increasingly our work, our leisure, our way of connecting with others, our way of doing business, and our ways [...]

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The Song Of Names

25th June, 2020|Music, Other|

Exclusive to DSTV’s Box Office from 3 July The Song of Names: Videovision Entertainment’s evocative new film about the extraordinary bond of friendship and music set against the backdrop of the second World War, will be released exclusively on the Box Office platform of DSTV from Friday 3 July 2020. Durban’s Anant Singh, who was [...]

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Online Acting Coaching With Steven Stead

22nd June, 2020|Other, Theatre|

FROM TOP SOUTH AFRICAN THEATRE DIRECTOR STEVEN STEAD Steven Stead is a multi-award winning, widely praised theatre director with over thirty years of experience in the professional industry, and a wealth of national and international experience directing plays, musicals and operas. He holds an Honours degree in Drama (cum laude) from the University of Natal, [...]

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Gratitude…

19th June, 2020|Markets & Fairs, Other|

The Denis Hurley Street Lit vendors, supported by the booksellers of Mzanzi, held a small private, ten person ceremony in the St Johns Boardroom and Gratitude Garden giving thanks to key stakeholders and partners who had helped and supported them, especially over lockdown. As large gatherings are not possible at this time, hand painted placards [...]

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Msunduzi Top Church Leaders In Dawn Prayer-Walk

23rd May, 2020|Other|

Pietermaritzburg City Hall: Sun 24 May, 6.30am 60 of Msunduzi’s Christian faith leaders will participate in an hour-long dawn prayer walk around the Pietermaritzburg City Hall tomorrow, Sunday 24 May for an hour from 6.30am. The walk is taking place during permissible morning exercise time and will observe all appropriate Covid-19 hygiene, health and safety [...]

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Seven Mates Relay Run “The Comrades”

19th May, 2020|Other, Sport|

Seven mates relay run “the Comrades” to raise funds for Covid-19 relief Inspired by the impact that global connectedness and action has made towards overcoming the challenges of “Covid19-Lockdown” seven friends, spread across seven towns on three continents, decided to have some fun together and ran a lockdown “Comrades” relay as a fundraiser for KZN [...]

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KZN Churches Launch “Hope Vouchers”

9th May, 2020|Other|

KZN Churches launch “Hope Vouchers” as part of their ongoing food relief. A coalition of concerned churches have flagged emergency relief as their most immediate focus and are roll-outing out “Hope Vouchers” to vulnerable families in each of the 11 districts over the next three months. To ensure maximum efficiency and accountability, the Food Relief [...]

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Lock Down Walk for CANSA

30th April, 2020|Other|

Captain Tom Moore who turned 100 today, raised 30million pounds sterling for NHS U.K. through sponsorship from walking 100 laps in his garden. He has received International recognition for this achievement. His goal was 20,000 pounds. Cansa Durban, inspired by Captain Tom is planning to do the same in order to raise funds for Mkhuhla [...]

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In One Short Week…..

4th April, 2020|Other|

During this time of uncertainty and anxiety, many of my friends are at the coalface of helping to find ways of keeping our city’s homeless community safe. Amidst the WhatsApp flurry of important but fixable challenges, I realised the amazing achievement the people of Durban have pulled off in one week. In one short week… [...]

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Team Street Lit Sharing Their Books With The Homeless

1st April, 2020|Other|

A dream team comprising the City, the Denis Hurley Centre, We Are Durban, NGOs and faith communities, have created safe interim spaces for 1,700 of the city’s street people in response to national Lockdown protocols. Now that the people are safely housed, the challenge is to keep boredom at bay. The men and women from [...]

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A VIRTUAL HUG FROM Pieter-Dirk Uys

25th March, 2020|Other, Theatre|

The last time that we were immersed in a story like this, it happened in the cinema and we had popcorn on our laps and a Coke in our hands. But this time there is no Bruce Willis to find a vaccine or an Angelina Jolie to be the cure. Covid-19 – not the greatest [...]

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Durban Honours The Deaf

27th February, 2020|Music, Other, Theatre|

A Bouquet of Beethoven ends KZNPO’S 2020 Summer Season. Durban City Hall: Thurs 27 Feb & 5 March @ 7.30pm Signed performance: Durban Passion Play Playhouse Drama: Saturday 4 April at 2.30 in the afternoon Karishma Kallichuran (I Can! Corporate Disability Solutions in Durban North) (front centre) demonstrates “deaf” and “music” in Sign language to [...]

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Love Reigns In Durban Passion Play

14th February, 2020|Music, Other, Theatre|

Playhouse Drama: 25 March – 12 April The Durban Passion Play embodies love - both spiritual and secular! This quite extraordinary event – hosted by the Durban Catholic Players’ Guild which takes place every five years – comes to the Playhouse Drama Theatre from 25 March until 12 April. Cast members claim their involvement in [...]

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Filmmakers Head Up The KZN Coast For Filmmaking Lab

11th February, 2020|Other|

NEWF hosts Advanced Underwater Filmmaking Lab for Six Filmmakers Six intrepid filmmakers journey up the KwaZulu-Natal coastline to participate in the Nature Environment & Wildlife Filmmakers (NEWF) Advanced Underwater Filmmaking Lab this month. The NEWF Underwater Lab, sponsored by Vulcan Productions, heads to Sodwana Bay in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park where the first of three [...]

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“Oberammergau Of Africa”

11th February, 2020|Music, Other, Theatre|

Durban Passion Play Playhouse Drama: 25 March – 12 April The Durban Catholic Players’ Guild will present the 15th Durban Passion Play at the Playhouse Drama Theatre from 25 March until 12 April. The Passion Play strives to restore the true meaning of Easter. It is an epic scale dramatic production depicting Jesus' passion, covering [...]

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