Wavescape Festival rides an environmental wave at uShaka during the Durban International Film festival

Wavescape Festival rides an environmental wave at uShaka during the Durban International Film festival: The 15th Wavescape Surf Film Festival will once again be heading down to uShaka Marine World Beach Arena (adjacent to Moyo). Prepare for a worldwide surf adventure with epic visuals and amazing stories as you enjoy a great line up of surfing movies. These start at 18h30 pm. Entry is free, so bring your mates and some blankets and / or camp chairs. Food and beverages can be purchased from Village Walk on each of the evenings. A highlight will … [Read more...]

Bouncing Back – Featured Durban Blog

Bouncing Back: The Cell C Sharks will know what is necessary in defence of the Currie Cup title won last year following a first-round loss to Griquas at JONSSON KINGS PARK on Friday evening. In his assessment of the match, Cell C Sharks head coach Sean Everitt felt that it was a match when pretty much everything went wrong for his team. “We can look at the players’ effort and there were some guys who really put their hands up, but we have to admit that Griquas totally outplayed us in every facet of the game. They were better than us at lineout … [Read more...]

Double life sentences for six KZN farm murderers

Durban in the News: Double life sentences for six KZN farm murderers: Six men accused of attacking and robbing a family on a farm in Gluckstadt near Vryheid have been convicted and sentenced to two life terms each, says KwaZulu-Natal police. Zandile Gumede 'suspension' illegal - ANC branch supporters: Since her removal as mayor, Gumede supporters have brought the Durban CBD to a standstill on several occasions through protests. WATCH: 'Unknown chemical' shuts down Durban school, 100 students, teachers rushed to hospital: A school in L … [Read more...]

JBay Winterfest: Big Wins, Big Upsets at the Corona Open JBay

JBay Winterfest: Big Wins, Big Upsets at the Corona Open JBay: Jordy Smith In Flight at the Corona Open JBay Photo: © Kody McGregor JBay – an excellent day of surfing went down at the Corona Open JBay, as perfect four-to-six foot waves poured down the point all day for the best surfers in the world. With a strong and powerful swell it was decided to run overlapping heats, so that all could utilize the best conditions. Jordy Smith was the first surfer to get a wave this morning and went straight to the air, in the opening heat against Soli … [Read more...]