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Durban Gospel Choir

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 […]

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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 […]

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Cecil James Ward

Growing up at Isipingo Beach, CJ or ‘Roddy’ Ward as he is better known, developed a love of nature from a young age. However, Ecology was hardly known as a word let alone a subject when starting at University in 1946. Later at the University of Durban Westville, Roddy was the epitome of what a […]

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Prof. Himansu Baijnath

Professor Himansu ‘Snowy’ Baijnath is an Honorary Research Professor in the School of Biological & Conservation Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He has a passion for plants and conservation, which he enthusiastically shares with his students. Many of the plants that Professor Baijnath has researched are endemic to the Durban area, such as the […]

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Photograph by Val Adamson

Caroline Smart

Caroline Smart is well known in Durban’s theatre circles for her tireless contribution towards the local arts industry. She is an award winning stage, television, radio and film actress and has been involved in almost every facet of the performing arts from script writing, drama direction for stage and radio, and as a voice-over artist […]

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