PMB woman styles her way to R250k prize

2019-07-01 15:00

Pietermaritzburg hairstylist Pretty Zuma defeated 17 other hairstylists from all over the country to win this year’s prestigious Sofn’Free HairXperts Masters Challenge.

Wrecked home rebuilt

2019-06-06 15:00

Six months ago Bina Moodley watched in horror as a devastating storm blew the roof off her family home and wrecked the property, damaging most of her belongings.

Howick teenager to represent SA in Mexico pageant

2019-04-01 15:39

A Merrivale teenager will be jetting off to Mexico where she will represent South Africa in an international pageant with hopes of bringing the crown home.

Skincare for everyone

2019-02-04 13:40

Local entrepreneur Vuyi Zondi (30) has managed to turn her natural beauty hobby into a thriving skin care business.

Long fight to find hope

2018-11-05 11:00

A childhood destroyed by apartheid, innocence stolen by watching acts of extreme violence and to top it all off, battling cancer in her adult life.

Local actor making his mark on the nation’s screens

2018-09-25 15:01

Pietermaritzburg actor Zenzeli­sphesihle “Sparky” Xulu puts the city on the map as he stars in one of Mzansi’s biggest shows at the moment, The Herd.

SA women rise up to help others in Africa connect with the wild

2018-07-31 16:34

A Pietermaritzburg-born woman, Carla Geyser, is setting out to head an all-women expedition across four African countries to raise awareness about human-wildlife conflict.

Local baker shares her passion

2018-07-09 10:41

Pietermaritzburg baker Cheryl Govender may not have won the Lancewood Cake-Off, but she’s nonetheless proud of her achievement.

Local fellow headed to the U.S. for programme

2018-06-05 16:00

Pietermaritzburg's Sandile Dlamini (30) will be representing the country in this year’s Mandela Washington Fellowship programme in the U.S.

Waste staff save the day

2018-05-25 16:35

The story of a lost doll with huge sentimental value attached to it has turned into a heart-warming story of hope and gratitude.


WATCH: Cleaner touches patrons with ‘angelic voice’

2019-06-18 16:13

A Liberty Midlands Mall cleaner’s singing voice has been complimented as “angelic” by patrons who have been fortunate enough to hear her singing while going about doing her job.

‘Helping is in my blood’

2019-05-20 16:38

For the love of PMB

2019-02-18 10:00

A local self-taught photographer is gaining traction on social media with his three-part series of photographs highlighting the beauty of Pietermaritzburg.

GHS pupil wins prestigious Gert-Johan Coetzee Bursary

2018-11-14 15:30

It's a dream come true.

A country of hand-outs

2018-10-08 11:24

Leaders who try to “score political points” by exaggerating poverty are crippling South Africa’s potential by perpetuating the culture of over-reliance on free services and social grants from government.

Giving her all to Maritzburg

2018-09-25 10:40

Apartheid was not only about legislation but physical and mental structures were put in place, all of which have to be dismantled if South Africa is to have a future.

Mfeka’s work saluted

2018-07-09 16:00

Former Alexandra High School head boy Luyanda Mfeka (pictured) has been featured in this year’s Mail and Guardian Top 200 young South Africans list.

Wykeham Collegiate MTB racer dreams of Olympics glory

2018-06-21 16:57

Wykeham Collegiate pupil Hannah Elliott (pictured) recently won the SA Cup Mountain Biking Series in Nelspruit and is now number one in her age group in South Africa.

Memories of laughter while working for ‘good egg’ Prince Charles

2018-06-05 16:00

Howick man Tim Ward shared fond memories of his days as Prince Charles’ programme co-ordinator and friend following the royal wedding last month.

Former GHS pupil lands dream role in popular soapie

2018-05-14 09:55

A Pietermaritzburg-born woman is to star in one of South Africa’s most loved television soapies.

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