Cape Town – Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned as Miss South Africa 2017 on Sunday night at the Sun City Superbowl.
Boipelo Mabe was crowned second princess and Adè van Heerden was crowned first princess in the 59th annual beauty pageant.
The 21-year-old Miss South Africa is from Sedgefield, Western Cape and was a firm crowd favourite on the night of the competition.
Miss South Africa 2017 will receive R1m in cash from sponsors Sun International and Cell C as well as a bouquet of prizes.
During Miss SA’s reign she will represent South Africa at both Miss World [...]
A few things about Durban food can be said with certainty: Durbanites thoroughly love spices and food that explodes with flavour. Curry was introduced to the Colony of Natal over 150 years ago by indentured labourers who came from India, to work in the sugar cane fields. The word ‘curry’ comes from the Tamil word ‘kari’ which means ‘sauce’.
The unique flavours of Indian cooking, which were embraced by British settlers and the Zulus, have been developed over time to make the ‘Durban Curry’, famous around the world.
Chef Kevin Joseph top curry tipsThe best curries are made with [...]
Durban was stripped of the right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Monday because the South African government couldn’t provide financial guarantees, plus other commitments made when it won the bid had still not been met nearly two years later.
Durban presented a revised budget and hosting proposal to the Commonwealth Games Federation at a last-ditch meeting last weekend to save Africa’s first international multi-sport event.
“It is with disappointment that the detailed review has concluded that there is a significant departure from the undertakings provided in Durban’s bid and as a result a number of key obligations and commitments in areas [...]
Maryam Fish, 30, of Lansdowne, led an all-female team of researchers at the University of Cape Town, along with Gasnat Shaboodien and Sarah Krause, who made the discovery with researchers from Italy
Fifty years after South Africa performed the world’s first successful heart transplant, a woman from the Cape Flats has made another landmark medical discovery that could prevent hundreds of cardiac-related deaths every year.
The discovery of a gene that is a major cause of sudden death among under-35s is likely to put South Africa on the map in the world of genetics, showing that the country “is on par with international researchers”.
Maryam Fish, 30, [...]