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, […]

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 this award,” said Shoaib Moosa, Chief Commercial Officer of Willowton Group.

“Willowton […]

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 Cape Town and South Africa. This is surely possible because […]

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 joined to make blankets that will be included in the Massive Mandela Masterpiece […]

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 international meeting of the IHV.
“To me, both these renowned individuals (Quarraisha and husband) have made […]

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 an eThekwini Living Legend of 2011.

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.