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First place at district level

Grade 11 Carter High School student, Prashalen Govender came first in the Business Studies Speech contest at the District Level. 

SPCA had no choice but to put down “vicious dogs”

Umgeni SPCA operations manager and SPCA senior inspector Dudu Abraham testified at the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate court yesterday that the dogs owned by Shanaaz and Aslam Alladin were Belgian Shepherds, and had to be put down following the attack on eight year old James Sinkins.

Chilla Nathi event brings vibrancy to city

What started off as an idea with three friends hanging around the Alexandra park on a Sunday afternoon has blossomed into a highly anticipated city cook-out experience called “Chilla Nathi” meaning “come and hang-out with us”   founded by Ndumiso Mthethwa, Shaun Makhanya and Sibusiso Ngobese. 

On the rise

Mark Armstrong, from Hilton College, has been selected to attend the SARU Elite Player Development U16 Rugby Assessment Camp which will be held at Paarl Gymnasium, Paarl during October 2017.

Entrepreneurs in the making

Maritzburg College’s 3rd formers were given an opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial spirit in the form of setting up stalls at the annual College Family day,

Sevens Rugby win for SCC

The Saints Sevens continued their impressive season with a string of high quality performances on Saturday, 2 September.

SA World Canoe Champs

Epworth paddlers, Amy Peckett (front) and Caitlin Mackenzie represented South Africa in the U18 K2 event at the 2017 World Canoe Marathon Championships at Camps Drift, were they were placed 6th overall. 

Raging fires blanket city in smoke

Emergency services are attending to multiple wild fires that have blanketed some parts of the city in smoke.