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2015-11-25 06:23

CLINTON George, YMCA Pietermaritzburg CEO was outraged last week when a group of people living on the streets were turned away from Alexandra Swimming Baths.


2015-11-25 06:23

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...

True Jihad meaning

2015-11-25 06:23

JIHAD has a wide meaning in Islam. The Western media loves to portray this word as “a war on the West” or “holy war”, which terrifies the world over. The essential meaning of jihad is to...

Doctors and nurses are blessings

2015-11-25 06:23

THANK you to doctors and nurses who care, they have to be strong to attend to patients. They go the extra mile and show us that they have a heart of gold.

Batting day and night for charity

2015-11-25 06:23

PIETERMARITZBURG snatched a Guinness World Record on Saturday after a 27-hour non-stop game of action cricket at the Action Sports KZN Midlands arena in Mkondeni.

Easy, effective ways to save water in the home

2015-11-25 06:23

A FAMILY of four can use anything between 300 and 800 litres of water in the home per day. This is a large amount considering that many people in the world use as little as 25 litres of water...

Alexandra High netball enjoys a successful year

2015-11-25 06:23

ALEXANDRA High School enjoyed a successful netball season, registering eight wins and only two narrow losses. The team produced five girls who earned selection for KwaZulu-Natal - seniors Fezeka Nsele...

Lifeline Community Store next month

2015-11-25 06:23

LIFELINE Pietermaritzburg, in partnership with Msunduzi Pietermaritzburg Tourism Association, will be running the second Lifeline Community Store on 5 December at the Botanical Gardens.

LOTS project makes a slight difference

2015-11-25 06:23

ADULTS living on the streets who have been taken in by the Living on the Streets (LOTS) project and living in Havelock Road, continue to engage in drugs and beg on the streets during the day to feed...

Inland hope for strong finish to the year when they face EP

2015-11-25 06:23

THE KZN Inland cricket team are preparing for their final games of 2015 - a Sunfoil 3-Day Cup match against Eastern Province at The Oval, running from Thursday, November 26, to Saturday, November 28,...

Sports development academy proposed

2015-11-25 06:22

MARITZBURG Football Club, under its non-profit wing, Midlands Sport Development Foundation­ (MSDF) NPC, believes that a sports development academy will groom talented city sport...

Musical powerhouse to perform in the city

2015-11-25 06:22

DURBAN-BASED artist, Holly, will be performing in Pietermaritzburg over the next few weeks.


Keep dry skin at bay

2015-11-25 06:23

DID you know that your skin is the largest organ in your body? It protects you from bacteria and viruses that can cause infections, helps you sense the outside world and regulates your...

R100 million ‘missing’ in Msunduzi

2015-11-25 06:23

MSUNDUZI Municipality Executive Committee (Exco) member Jabu Ngubo called for thorough investigations into the municipality’s Section 32 tender appointments in the 2013/2014 and 2014/2015...

Help for addiction at hand

2015-11-25 06:23

THE Mountain Rise Community Police Forum (CPF) hosted a public meeting to address the scourge of drugs and alcohol on our community.

Impose stringent penalties on water wasters

2015-11-25 06:22

THERE is a call to conserve water and this is a noble initiative because water wastage and contamination appears to be the preserve of the irresponsible and selfish person. Water will always...

Transform your kitchen into a masterpiece masterpiece

2015-11-25 06:23

THE kitchen is considered to be one of the most important rooms in a house. It is the heart of the home as this is where families and guests gather to prepare and enjoy meals together while...

for bathroom make-overs Top trends for bathroom makeovers

2015-11-25 06:23

ARE you considering a bathroom overhaul this summer? Just like everything, décor trends evolve time and time again.

Standing together against illegal abortions

2015-11-25 06:23

LAST week marked the launch of the Anti-illegal Abortions Campaign at UMgungundlovu District with a march that took place in the city, headed by KZN Health MEC, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo.

PMB’s feisty fashionista

2015-11-25 06:23

“I ALWAYS knew that I was meant to educate and empower women to become self-sufficient and independent,” said Priscilla Bhika, Pietermaritzburg’s School of Fashion founder and owner.

Speak out against women and child abuse

2015-11-25 06:23

TODAY, 25 November, marks the beginning of the 24th year of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign which will end on 10 December.

Youth employed in environmental sector

2015-11-25 06:23

AFTER two and a half years of mentoring by Wildlands staff, 50 of its pioneers from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, launched their careers in the environmental sector, 44 of whom...

Oval gets ready to welcome England

2015-11-25 06:23

THE Oval, the home of the KZN Inland cricket team, is undergoing some sprucing up and revamping ahead of a visit by England for an outing against a South African Invitational XI, just...

Ho, Weber show class Picture to Deep etch!

2015-11-25 06:23

LEADING South African open water swimming stars Chad Ho and Michelle Weber starred at the Capital K Swim at Midmar, which also doubled up as the KwaZulu-Natal Open Water Swimming...


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