Ethekwini Living Legends 2014

This Saturday saw the 2014 eThekwini Living Legends awards ceremony take place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli ICC, and what a night it was! With entertainment from an impressive array of local performers, including the KZNPO and Karen Van Pletsen and the Durban Gospel Choir, it was easy to imagine who our future Living Legends … Read more

Living Legends 2014

The eThekwini Municipality hosts an annual awards evening, Living Legends, to honour those residents of eThekwini who have made extraordinary contributions to our society. Previous recipients include Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s, Joseph Shabalala; former leader of the South African Domestic Workers’ Association, Mary Mkhwanazi; and Jackie Branfield, founder of Operation Bobbi Bear, a foundation that assists … Read more

Reginald Myeza

For over 50 years, through the hardships of apartheid, Reginald Myeza has relentlessly pursued his passion for the improvement of black education. Being politically active in the 1950s meant Myeza was forced to suspend his teaching career in South Africa. He sought posts in Basutholand and later, Swaziland. He furthered his teaching qualifications receiving various … Read more

Judge Navie Pillay

As the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay has a mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights. Pillay was born into a humble Tamil family during apartheid days and was brought up in the poor neighbourhood of Clairwood in Durban. Despite odds, she became the first non-white … Read more

Celebrating our City’s Legacy of Leadership

Ours is a city of living gold. The recent Olympics has shown the potential of South Africans when dedicated to vision and goal. The remarkable talent of our athletes has renewed our inspiration for a future where the only limit is our imagination. This September we celebrate our City’s Living Legends who through years of … Read more