Maskandi group rewarded at the Essence Festival

EThekwini Municipal Mayor, Zandile Gumede awarded legendary Maskandi music group, Izingane Zoma with a 2017 Durban Essence Festival certificate, for their role in uniting and preserving African culture through their music. This group, which is popularly known for their politically inspired songs i.e “Msholozi” “uMalema” and “Obama” was also recognized...

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Durban’s finest honoured with a ‘Living Legends’ award

In a celebration of the 10th Living Legends Awards by the eThekwini Municipality, Durban’s Finest received a special recognition award for their valuable role and contribution towards the city’s tourism and job creation drive. The ceremony, held at the uShaka Marine World Aquarium, appreciated the selfless efforts of the Durban-based...

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Sivu Majikijela: pursuing her passion for radio

Radio DJ, Sivuyile “Smashbrace” Majikijela is one of the voices behind Radio DUT’s music show “Hip Hop AfterDark” which airs on weekdays, 7pm to 9pm. The East London born music enthusiast co-hosts the show with Siya “Fun raiser” Msibi, whom she met at the station. “When the idea of introducing a...

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Mr and Miss DUT winners crowned

It was a stellar occasion at Fred Crookes Sports Centre as the Durban University of Technology unveiled its King and Queen of the institution on Friday, the 11th of August. The pageant, which was held under the theme ‘identity’, saw Homeopathy student Sanele Memela and Information Technology Software Development student...

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Innovative rapper making hectic waves

A principle that Thokozani Mkhwanazi, the founder of Nuwave Creations lives by,  is to avoid all negativity at all costs. He describes negativity as the father of misery. This 24-year old from Volsksrust (Mpumalanga) is best known by his stage name JSK XXVI II. He is an innovative music artist...

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