Alick Rennie’s maiden sea rescue operation

Clifford Ireland, NSRI KZN Regional representative, said: At 11h40, Sunday, 02 June, NSRI Durban and NSRI Ballito duty crews were activated following a request for assistance from 2 crew, a local man and his Russian female friend, on a jet-ski reporting motor mechanical failure to their jet-ski off-shore of Salmon Bay and in no immediate danger but adrift 1 nautical mile off-shore in an onshore wind. The NSRI Durban sea rescue craft Alick Rennie, on the water at the time at the Port of Durban, responded and NSRI Ballito duty crew towed … [Read more...]

Durban Storm Keeping NSRI Busy

NSRI Durban, NSRI Shelly Beach and NSRI Port Edward and emergency services are fully deployed assisting at floods in and around the Kwa-Zulu Natal North and South coasts. NSRI Durban dispatched their sea rescue vehicle and rescue swimmers fully kitted in wet suits. NSRI Port Edward dispatched their sea rescue vehicle and Discovery Rescue Runner to the Umtamvuna River. NSRI Shelly Beach are on high alert to assist Police Search and Rescue. Strong winds, gusting up to 50 knots South Westerly at peak in places, and heavy rain causing … [Read more...]

Louisa Khalo: Enriching the Lives of Grade R Students in South Africa

“When you educate a man, you educate an individual. When you educate a woman, you educate a nation.” A quote that aptly describes the influence that female education has on a community. With the rise of gender equality in the twenty-first century, women have empowered themselves to make a difference, juggling many roles from being mothers, teachers, caregivers and most importantly breadwinners, among many others. One such remarkable woman is Louisa Khalo. Louisa is a forty-seven-year-old house mother and Lyceum Grade R student who has … [Read more...]

Models competing for a spot on the Durban Fashion Fair catwalk

A Model Casting was recently held at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre for the upcoming Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) presented by the eThekwini Municipality which takes place from Wednesday, 23 August until Saturday, 26 August at the ICC, which saw many professional models strutting their stuff before a panel of judges to earn a place on the DFF catwalk. Seen at the casting were: … [Read more...]