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The Rise and Fall of the City of Baobabia

Inspired by Bertolt Brecht’s “Mahogony” and created specifically for and by 2nd and 3rd Year Drama and Performance Studies students from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, The Rise and Fall of the City of Baobabia is adapted for a South African audience.

Maritzburg camera club March winners

Maritzburg Camera Club, recently announced their winning photos and encourage you to join the club and explore the wonderful world of photography. 

The Hunger Games Reenacted

Just before close of term, Grace College Grade 9 pupils took part in an experiential outdoors learning day inspired by their Term 1 set text, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. The Grace Grade 9 Games, and preparations, took place at school and in the tree plantations close to the school. The pupils were given…

Power grid will get us through winter, says Mayor

Although Easter is about celebrating the resurrection of Jesus, many city residents had not expected to celebrate the much-loved occasion in darkness and without their favourite traditional Easter Sunday meals.

Abandoned bowling club crime haven

The abandoned Scottsville Bowling Club has become a haven for criminals causing concern in the neighborhood following a spate of crime in the area.