All you need to know for the Durban International Film Festival 2018 – Featured Durban Blog

All you need to know for the Durban International Film Festival 2018: The Durban International Film Festival 2018 opens soon and here are just some of the highlights you can look forward to:Opening the festival is the horror film ‘The Tokoloshe’ directed by South African director Jerome Pikwane.The LGBTI love-story ‘Rafiki’ directed by Kenyan Wanuri Kahiu, will close the festival.‘We wanted to book-end DIFF with films that tell stories about women, their strength, their resilience, said DIFF Manager Chipo Zhou. Among the highlights include:The … [Read more...]

Drugs, Viagra and hard cash among goods worth R1.7bn seized by taxman in early 2018

Durban in the News: Drugs, Viagra and hard cash among goods worth R1.7bn seized by taxman in early 2018: More than R1.7 billion worth of goods have been confiscated by customs officials in the first half of 2018, according to the taxman. Man's leg crushed in tractor accident: A tractor accident on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal has left a farm worker critically injured, paramedics have said. ANC KZN leaders sign agreement with disgruntled members, set new date for provincial conference: The ANC's provincial task team in KwaZulu-Natal … [Read more...]

WATCH | Sardine run 2018: An underwater feeding frenzy

Durban in the News: WATCH | Sardine run 2018: An underwater feeding frenzy: Offshore Africa has shared with News24 underwater visuals of sharks, dolphins and whales all making an appearance during this year's sardine run. Watch. Budget Travels: #FindYourEscape at these July events across SA: Have a blast on a budget with these winter events and festivals across the country. Muir: Sharks gaining good momentum: Sharks assistant coach Dick Muir has heaped praise on the players following their comeback win over the Lions at Kings … [Read more...]

Say No to Plastic & Join a Beach Clean-Up – Sat 30 June 2018

Say No to Plastic & Join a Beach Clean-Up – Sat 30 June 2018: Tyron Govender and Donovan Pelser of Expand a Sign, with Sai Surajbali and Zamo Sithole Photo: Supplied by Expand a Sign A beach clean-up campaign this Saturday, paying tribute to World Environment and World Oceans Day, and in support of the Uzwelo Bags “Say NO to plastic” campaign, aims to remind Durbanites that 160 000 plastic bags are used globally every second, and that the five trillion plastic bags produced yearly could, side by side, encircle the world seven times. To help … [Read more...]