Pelham Midmar Mile swimmers

Ian van Schalkwyk, educator Janet Taylor and Amirah Kader and front row from left: Fariha Kader, Simoné Brown, Tanisha Kander and Tiana Gangaram, all from Pelham Senior Primary, who participated in the Midmar Mile

Celebrating local pupils’ achievements

The end of the academic year calls for celebrating the hard work put in by our children. Highlighting their achievements is this picture gallery of award recipients.

King’s palace plays host to Diwali festivities

Diwali celebrations were held for the first time at the Linduzulu palace in Nongoma, northern KwaZulu-Natal when Zulu monarch King Goodwill Zwelithini hosted a celebration for the upcoming festival. 

Devotees flock to new temple opening

  Hundreds of devotees flocked to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Temple on the corner of Olympia Way and Bombay Road that was officially opened on Sunday. Nityananda Praan Das, temple chairperson, said the temple will be an educational hub for the multi-cultural society to explore their spiritual side through the chanting of…

Celebrating India in colour

The iconic Pietermaritzburg Central Station, which has come to symbolise the start of India’s liberation from British rule, was lit up in India’s tri-colours on Tuesday in celebration of India’s 70th Independence day anniversary.

Matric Ball

Above: Mckayla Polugadu and Triston Dwarika from Woodlands SecondaryYajna Mahodeo - WA Lewitt Primary School Grade 7 farewellWoodlands Secondary recently held their Matric Ball at the White Horse at Golden Horse which was attended by Aksheer Sookhai and Shriya SinghSuvir Mahodeo - Woodlands SecondaryDeante’ Singh of Heather Secondary School at their Matric Ball at the...

Inaugural Omar Latiff Golf Challenge hailed as a huge success

People with integrity, honesty and humility are great people. Omar Latiff had all of this and a spice of humour, all of which resulted in him touching the lives of many. This is evident by the incredible show of support for this inaugural event which was held at the Victoria Country Club on Sunday 25th…

Mandela Day

Chairman of IKUSASA LEAFRIKA Foundation Media and ANC Treasurer General Dr Zweli Mkhize during the 67 minutes of Mandela Day in Willowfontein in Pietermaritzburg where they handed over water springs and JoJo tanks to community plagued by drought. Pictured is the Willowfontein Councillor Mr. Sbusiso Mkhize and Willow Community members.The Love to Live Youth Division...

Copesville Hindu Association 20th anniversary

The residents of Copesville had reason to celebrate this weekend as the Copesville Hindu Association held its 20th Anniversary at the Copesville Community Hall. Members of the public as well as those from sister organisations joined the members of the Copesville Hindu Association to celebrate this milestone in their history. Established 20 years ago, this…

Local derby kicks off National Futsal League

Local teams, Maritzburg Hotspurs and Young Natalians participated  i n the National Futsal League opener at Caluza Indoor arena on Friday at 8pm. Natalians emerged victorious 3-1 winners after a dominant display .   The turnout for the event however was dismal and an appeal to come out in support of local talent capable of wining the national league…

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