eThekwini Living Legends of 2009 – PJ Powers

Local musician and 2009 eThekwini Living Legend PJ Powers has always been involved in charity work throughout South Africa. In 2016, she became the ambassador for the mentorship programme for a nonprofit organization named Khulisa Social Solutions.
One of Power’s first outings with Khulisa took her to Freedom Square in Kliptown, Soweto. She was alarmed by the contrast between the Freedom Charter Monument and the shacks. PJ is a Soweto girl so this remained close to her heart which is why […]

eThekwini Living Legends of 2016 – Gift Of The Givers

With the major water crisis affecting parts of South Africa, NGO and eThekwini Living Legends of 2016, Gift of the Givers are working tirelessly, striving to help donate as much water as they can to certain parts of S.A in need.
The humanitarian organisation delivered 17568 five- litre bottles of water with four trucks to The Drakenstein municipality, for water relief distribution in Paarl on Tuesday.
Gift of the Givers founder, Imtiaz Sooliman, said the water would be distributed to communities that […]

Vivian Reddy eThekwini Living Legend of 2011

Durban businessman and eThekwini Living Legend Vivian Reddy has recently expressed his support for South Africa’s newly elected head of state to the Business Report, he explained that he has full confidence in President Cyril Ramaphosa. And for the first time, the country has a president with a business background, so this should have a positive impact on the country.
Reddy, who just celebrated his 65th birthday has always made an impressionable impact on the community of Durban with regards to […]

KwaZulu-Natal Blind & Deaf Society eThekwini Living Legends of 2016

President of the KZN Blind and Deaf Society Justice Zak Yacoob recently welcomed and addressed guests at the 2018 Talk Sign campaign held at The Pavillion Hotel.
Guests where treated to a scrumptious breakfast buffet and were taught the five sign language phrases that have been highlighted for the new campaign.
The main aim was to create awareness among the South African hearing community, which will make them sensitive to the needs of the deaf and hearing loss. This would promote sign […]

Moses Tembe and eThekwini Living Legend of 2015

KwaZulu-Natal Growth Coalition chairman Moses Tembe and eThekwini Living Legend of 2015 shared some of his expertise with the Daily News on the relationship between politics and economic growth in South Africa.
He explained, “We note that every time during election and conference periods there is always a loss of focus on the part of other social partners in the social compact. The focus always goes to the conferences and elections, with eyes taken off the ball – which is economic […]

Jay Pather eThekwini Living Legend of 2014

Jay Pather, eThekwini Living Legend of 2014 has recently been up and at it as always with literature and the arts. But this time around, he featured at the Global Shakespeare Symposium- UCI Shakespeare Centre, in late January this year.
The event also included a collaboration with Ketu Katrak.

There was a full house for the event presented by Pather, which featured PHD and post-doc students from UCI.

UCI Shakespeare Centre believes through performance, research and teaching across the university and community, the […]

Dr Sazi Dlamini eThekwini Living Legend of 2016

2016 eThekwini living Legend Dr Sazi Dlamini will be taking the stage with renowned colleague Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane who is coming to his “home”, the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at Howard College, to perform music from his second album on Wednesday 7 February 2018.

Dr Sazi Dlamini is an ethno-musicologist, composer and performer in the unique style of South African township, boasting many Afro-township and African jazz compositions and performance collaborations, including for dance and theatre productions.

Tu Nokwe eThekwini Living Legend of 2016


Besides being an actress, South African born Tu Nokwe is a singer, guitarist, composer, lyricist and teacher. Her passion and love for children and community is the driving force behind her music.

Tu Nokwe describes her music as a spiritual new age African sound with influences of jazz and funk. With all her accolades, there is no doubt music enthusiasts around Johannesburg gathered together this past weekend at The Orbit, in Braamfontein, to have dinner and drinks while enjoying her soulful […]

Mlungisi ‘Professor’ Ngubane eThekwini living Legend of 2008

On the 27th of December coach Mlungisi ‘Professor’ Ngubane of Mbabane Highlanders was promoted and elevated to the position of Manager at the Mbabane club with immediate effect granting him full managerial duties.

The South African born coach arrived at Highlanders in November of 2017 to take over the coaching reins after the departure of Alou Badara and with much confidence, has the full support from the management team.

Mlungisi ‘Professor’ Ngubane name is held up among the very best in the […]

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 child who has come through their doors and helped prevent, […]