Jackie Branfield eThekwini living Legend of 2013

 

A teddy bear is a comforting toy for both young and old, but at Bobbi Bear, a non-government organisation, the bear is used to cross language barriers so that sexually abused children can share the nature of their abuse on it.

Jackie Branfield, the founder of Bobbi Bear, has been working with children since 1994. With the use of the bear, the organisation has helped bring justice and healing to every […]

The Willowton Group eThekwini Living Legend of 2010

 

Black businesses that excelled within the municipality and were at the forefront of transformation and empowerment of black business during the apartheid years were honoured.

“It’s this tireless work that has encouraged the growth and sustainability of black business, and the awards seek to encourage black entrepreneurs as economic players within the National Development Plan,” said mayor Themba Njilo.
“It’s really an honour to be one of the inaugural recipients of […]

Gordon Igesund eThekwini Living Legend of 2010

Former Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund is working again and has set himself the task of returning his former club Santos to the top-flight PSL. Santos, who have fallen on tough times and are now campaigning in the regional Second Division. They had announced his arrival on the 9th of October.

Gordon Igesund has committed himself to returning the former PSL title-winners to its rightful status among the top clubs in […]

Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier eThekwini Living Legend of 2010

Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier an eThekwini living Legend of 2010, is heading the local organizing committee for WORLD Youth Day, an event for young people organized every few years by the global Catholic Church. This event is being held in Durban from the 6th to 10th of December at the Durban Exhibition Centre and surrounding areas.

The intention is for the five-day formal gathering to bring […]

Tich Smith eThekwini Living Legend of 2013

Tich Smith was recently in the UK promoting and raising funds along with his wife, during a fundraising roadshow, while uplifting spirits for their organization (Liv Village). The two unlocked practical solutions to addressing South Africa’s biggest challenges – caring for vulnerable children and boosting employment.

There are millions of orphaned and vulnerable children in South Africa, mostly due to HIV/AIDS.
LIV focuses on a solution to […]

Caroline Smart eThekwini Living Legend 2012

Caroline Smart an eThekwini Living Legend of 2012 took part in a massive KNITATHON under the banner of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day which was hosted by Once Stitch at a Time in Glenwood Village.

The charity, which makes blankets for the needy across South Africa, invited anyone who could knit or crochet to join and knit a square. The squares made at the knitathon will be […]

Professor Quarraisha Abdool Living Legend 2015

Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim along with her husband, a globally-acclaimed South African Indian-origin researcher couple was honoured with a prestigious award for their exceptional contributions in the field of HIV/AIDS.

Professors Quarraisha received the award from the Institute for Human Virology (IHV) in Baltimore in the US.

The award was presented to her by Robert Gallo, who discovered HIV as the cause of AIDS, at the 19th […]

Vivian Reddy Living Legend 2011 Honoured on His 64th Birthday

 

 

Durban businessman and philanthropist, Vivian Reddy, was honoured by Childline KZN in celebration of his 64th birthday.

Childline KZN presented Vivian Reddy with a personalised framed collage highlighting the projects that had been successfully undertaken through his contributions.

Vivian Reddy is Childline KZN’s primary donor and his donations have contributed significantly towards managing the organisation’s Crisis line, which receives more than 20 000 calls each month.
He is […]

PJ Powers Living legend 2009

 

South African singer PJ Powers performed at the Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Authority headquarters in Harare on 28 July. Titled Green Concert, the event was held under the theme Invisible Champions and was an environmental awareness campaign through music, dance and song.

 

Ronnie Govender Living Legend 2009

The Department of Arts and Culture partnered with the Nelson Mandela Chatsworth Youth Centre and held two free master classes on the craft of writing plays for the theatre.

The classes were held on July 5 and 6 and was run by renowned novelist, short story writer, playwright and director, Ronnie Govender.

The object of the master class was to acquaint young theatre enthusiasts with the […]