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, […]

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 […]

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 together young people between the ages of 18 and 35 years from South Africa, Botswana, […]

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 aid this crisis. They place children into a family environment with a trained foster mother […]