It is the 91st Comrades Marathon on Sunday – Take a trip down memory lane with this historic gallery of marathon winners.
One hundred and fifty three years ago, a young Scottish schoolmaster, Mr William Calder, opened the doors to a new high school located in a building in old Longmarket Street and began giving lessons to 36 boys famously referred to as “colonial ruffians” who eventually were the Foundation Scholars of the then Pietermaritzburg High School and now Maritzburg College.
Just in case you missed the glitz and glam at last weekend’s prestigious annual 15th edition of the Metro FM Music Awards held at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Durban International Convention Centre, the Public Eye Newspaper was there to capture the vening. The awards themed Legends Don’t Stop. They Ask What’s Next? featured the most daring fashion on the black and red carpet with top performances from award winning artists such as Emtee, Fifi Cooper and the baddest AKA.
ZULU KING Goodwill Zwelithini was speaking at the Royal Showgrounds, Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday to mark the official opening of the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature
A flawless three days of racing from Andy Birkett and Lance Kime resulted in a combined eighth FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon crown for the pair as Birkett registered his sixth and Kime his second title at Blue Lagoon in Durban on Saturday
The muslim girl scouts took to the streets of Pietermaritzburg in their quest to learn more about our beautiful city
The FNB Dusi is well on its way having started at Camp’s Drift in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday. View videos where of some of the highlights, including portaging.
The ANC Youth League recently held a picket protest outside the offices of the Witness newspaper following their anti-Zulu language policy. A memorandum, calling on the newspaper to meet their demands of non-racialism in the newsroom, among other demands, was handed over. The Witness had seven days to respond.
Pupils were all dressed up for a sweet Valentines Day
Local Pietermaritzburg schools had much to celebrate as they honoured some of their top achievers.
Images from the A.T. Allison Bird Sanctuary Park. Pictures Mark Wing