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Local businesses applauded

Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business recently held its annual banquet which honours the best performing businesses in the City and recognises local entrepreneurs

‘Verb’ set to perform in Pietermaritzburg

So You Think You Can Dance Season 3 Finalist Senzosenkosi Bhengu ‘Verb,’ will be performing in Pietermaritzburg on July 24 and 25 at REGENR8 Youth Revolution’s annual youth event ‘Uprising’ at the GFLC Tabernacle located at the Longmarket Girls’ School Grounds in Boshoff Street. The event also features an exciting new dance challenge called ‘Rise…

City honours Gandhi’s life

As part of the 122th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi been evicted from the whites only courage at the PMB train station on 7 June 1893, a wreath which reflects the life of the iconic hero was positioned during his memorial gathering. The commemoration saw Gandhi’s family and leaders from different movements who now share the…

KFC again: Customer bites into raw twister

The “finger-licking good” franchise has had a third set-back in less than a month after a customer bit into a Twister that had seemingly raw chicken in it. Wayne Smith, from Vanderbijilpark in the Vaal, on Tuesday posted a picture of a Twister that had raw chicken inside it. “My raw twister. Thanks KFC,” Smith…

Pietermaritzburg to host 2022 Commonwealth Games cycling

Pietermaritzburg will have its share of the 2022 Commonwealth Games should Durban win its bid. The city has agreed to make its world-class mountain bike park at Cascades available as one of the facilities for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Durban is the only city in the bid for the Games. The decision on where the…

The sardines are here

The sardines have finally arrived in KZN.   With the cold weather, KZN’s long-lost silver friends have finally made a much anticipated arrival. The absence of the annual sardine run has been sorely missed but it appears that they are back in all their glory. Locals are extremely excited with the sighting and netting of…

Brrrr….the snow is here

Reports of light-snow fall in Underberg and Sani Pass is filtering in. Snow Report SA reports that snow began falling at the top of Sani Pass at around 10am and the first fall has just carpeted the Underberg region.   A cold front has been forecast for much of this week and weekend with temperatures…
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