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Big medal haul for city karate students

2016-09-28 06:00

MEMBERS of Sankukai Karate Pietermaritzburg walked away with two gold, three silver and a bronze medal at the SA Martial Arts Federation’s national championships in Pretoria last week.

Weekly news wrap Water pipe not repaired in five months

2016-09-28 06:00

Residents fed up with Epol stench.

Be prepared for hypnotist André

2016-09-28 06:00

ANDRÉ cannot wait to have his show back at the Hexagon Theatre for his 2016 season, after a sell-out run in Durban.

Feast of schoolboy cricket

2016-09-28 06:00

“It is so enjoyable. Oppenheimer Michaelmas Cricket Week is the highlight of our cricket calendar because of all the history surrounding it and the fact that so many prominent past cricketers and...

Record-breaking results at St Charles

2016-09-28 06:00

THE Cambridge results for the May-June 2016 examinations series were released recently and St Charles College boys excelled beyond expectation and a number of subject records were broken.


2016-09-28 06:00

Brendon Govender: Children! WTF!.....I know the driver was driving fast to cut in line.

Rain, cold and great shows

2016-09-28 06:00

THE 24th annual Hilton Arts Festival brought through large numbers of festival-goers ready to be entertained by the variety of shows available.


2016-09-28 06:00

Brendon Govender: Children! WTF!.....I know the driver was driving fast to cut in line.

Coping with panic attacks Matters of the mind

2016-09-28 06:00

PANIC attacks are a relatively common, yet often misunderstood, phenomenon. If you have experienced a panic attack, you will know it is a very disturbing and often terrifying experience.

Parents, make your voices heard

2016-09-28 06:00

AS a parent of a university student and a member of the ANC who was active in the seventies and eighties, I believe there is a misconception around students’ demand for free education.

Swift service

2016-09-28 06:00

I WISH to express my sincere thanks to the Msunduzi sanitation team, led by foreman, Sipho Nyawose.

Student strike, no end in sight

2016-09-28 06:00

THE continuous violent protests at UKZN are not only causing inconvenience to dedicated students who want to learn, but also to the general public who use the campus as a venue for other...


PMB lifter ‘bests’ three world records

2016-09-28 06:00

PIETERMARITZBURG’S Darien Bester (22) broke three world records at the Global Powerlifting Committee (GPC) World Championships in Serbia at the weekend.

YLWH semi-finalists spread love

2016-09-28 06:00

THE 20 semi-finalists for the 2016 A Young Lady With Heart (YLWH) campaign spent Heritage Day at Liberty Midlands Mall encouraging shoppers to donate sanitary towels towards their campaign.

Soccer Kids end season in style

2016-09-28 06:00


Readathon Week at Ridge

2016-09-28 06:00

EVERY year the Grade 3 children at Ridge Junior Primary participate in a Readathon assembly and are invited to dress up as a character­ from the book they are reading.

Woman of substance winner Woman of substance winner

2016-09-28 06:00

RENE Morcom, founder and owner of Pietermaritzburg Assist and co-founder of Thandi House, has been named Cascades Lifestyle Centre’s Woman of Substance in the inaugural campaign.

What’s on in PMB

2016-09-28 06:00


Liberty Midlands Mall Food Festival Food Festival Chefs Kitchen times and dates:

2016-09-28 06:00

EXPERIENCE a feast of culinary delight, “Carnival style” at the Liberty Midlands Mall Food Festival from Thursday, 29 September to Sunday, 2 October.

Vote for PMB beauty

2016-09-28 06:00

TIME is running out to vote for Pietermaritzburg’s Maritsa Gouws, Schwarzkopf Professional Mrs South Africa 2016 finalist, as the finals draw closer.


2016-09-28 06:00

Letters to the Editor must be received by no later than Friday 4pm to be considered for the following edition.. Letters and e-mails should be addressed to The Editor and e-mailed to...

Burning buildings is sabotage

2016-09-28 06:00

WHAT motivates students, embarking on strike action for whatever reason, to destroy and burn property that is an important resource in their educational journey? Acts such as burning of libraries,...

Students must pay to study

2016-09-28 06:00

ARE university staff members and their immediate families studying for free? Universities across South Africa are having a lot of ongoing protests and shut-downs concerning fees.

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