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‘Young’ - Futsal champions again

2015-05-27 06:00

YOUNG Natalians have continued their magic run this season winning 11 of their 12 games and have become the National Futsal League champions the second time and are still the only...

Royal Show need to know

2015-05-27 06:00

THE Royal Agricultural Show, which runs from 29 to 7 June, is the largest mixed show in Africa. In addition to showcasing the nation’s best livestock, the event at the Royal Showgrounds in...

Royal treat for music lovers

2015-05-27 06:00

MUSIC lovers are in for some right royal treatment at this year’s Royal Agricultural Show, which runs from 29 May to 7 June. Rock and pop fans will be able to enjoy performances by four of the best...

KZN Mountain Bike Championships this month

2015-05-27 06:00

THE Cascades Mountain Bike Park will host the 2015 KwaZulu-Natal MTB Championships on 30 May. Sponsored by KwaZulu-Natal Sports and Recreation, which has provided fantastic support of cycling events...

Careline is a ‘gift’ to the people

2015-05-20 06:00

WITH 18 years’ operation under its belt, the Gift of the Givers Careline has flown under the radar, helping thousands of people. 290 Prince Alfred Street Run by Zohra Sooliman and her staff of about...

Royal Show has MANY treats in store

2015-05-20 06:00

IF you missed the Dino Expo in Johannesburg, then make sure you get to the Royal Show this year. Hall three at the showgrounds will be packed full of handcrafted, life-like...


2015-05-20 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...

May the spirit of the Comrades be with you

2015-05-20 06:00

VERY soon the pounding of running shoes will signal the start of the 2015 Comrades Marathon, when thousands of athletes brave the journey from Durban to Pietermaritzburg. There won’t be the likes of...

Turn your car lights on

2015-05-20 06:00

THOSE who live in Hilton know about the heavy mist which often descends upon us. But on misty days and evenings, my informal count tells me that 20% to 30% of drivers do not have their...

What has energy the giant achieved?

2015-05-20 06:00

SO Eskom requires another massive increase, having just had one, and please tell me what it has achieved with all the other annual increases it has had, besides the leaders giving...

New schools competition for Art in the Park

2015-05-20 06:00

THE 53rd Art in the Park will, for the first time, include a schools art competition where primary-school pupils are invited to submit artwork which will be adjudicated by some of the...

Royal Duck Dash at Royal Show

2015-05-20 06:00

THE first Royal Duck Dash will take place at this year’s Royal Agricultural Show which starts on Friday­, 29 May. All in the name of charity, the yellow rubber ducks will make their way...

New ambulances for UMgungundlovu

2015-05-20 06:00

FOLLOWING the KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo’s statement in a recent budget presentation that there are challenges experienced within the emergency medical services sector and a lack...


Support Unogwaja Challenge cycle team

2015-05-27 06:00

JOHN McInroy and Robert le Brun and the Unogwaja Challenge cycle team will arrive at the Pietermaritzburg city hall on 30 May as they conclude their journey which began...

Library’s ‘American Corner’

2015-05-27 06:00

THE Msunduzi Bessie Head Library­ recently signed and renewed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with American Embassy and hosted United States Consul General Frances Chisholm. Over the...

Howick Falls washing lines draw concern

2015-05-27 06:00

A LETTER to the editor, posted on the Maritzburg Fever Facebook page recently, sparked a long conversation about the public thoughts on women from the informal settlement in Howick washing their...

Three days of action

2015-05-27 06:00

THREE days of superb rugby action at the Spar KZN Inter-District Rugby Tournament concluded on a glorious winter’s day at Woodburn Stadium on Saturday,...

New water pipes by 2017

2015-05-20 06:00

IT may take two years, but it will be worth the wait. That’s the view of chairperson of the Howick Ratepayers’ Association, reacting to news that uMgungundlovu Municipality has budgeted more than...

From humble beginnings to SWEET success

2015-05-20 06:00

FROM humble beginnings in her mother’s kitchen with a block of butter and a bag of sugar, Tasha Jardim and her “fantastic fudge” business has become a household...

Squatter lives on bus shelter

2015-05-20 06:00

MARITZBURG Fever received an e-mail from a concerned resident about the squatter who is living on the roof of a bus shelter on the corner of CB Downs and Murray­ roads. According to Vernon Vogt, the...

Communication blues

2015-05-20 06:00

SOME weeks ago – on not one, but a few occasions, the Minister of Higher Education was on TV moaning that there were many colleges and institutions that were not registered or accredited, and were...

Lesson in democracy

2015-05-20 06:00

I REFER to the recent elections in the United Kingdom. All the parties were given transparent exposure on television and in other media, with open debates and discussions on a variety...

Donand#039;t compromise access to swimming facilities

2015-05-20 06:00

THE Concerned Swimming Fraternity (CSF) has attempted for some time to get answers to our concerns on the condition of Buchan Street so as to ensure swimming continues in...

PMB GLN opens advice office

2015-05-20 06:00

THE Gay and Lesbian Network (GLN) in Pietermaritzburg recently opened an advice office in Edendale, the aim of which is to cater for those who cannot get to its offices in town. Speaking to...

‘Drunk’ hijackers prowl Scottsville

2015-05-20 06:00

A HIJACKER pretended to be a drunk man crawling along the road in a quiet residential area to distract a driver and allow his accomplices to steal the vehicle. But the bad driving of the suspects, who...


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