Mayor Congratulates Masikandi Up Coming Star

Mayor of eThekwini congratulates Maskandi artist Jeqomkhulu, after winning Maskandi/Ingoma competition. Mayor Zandile Gumede met with Jeqomkhulu at the Durban City hall yesterday, where she took time out to applaud him and acknowledge his efforts as a young upcoming artist. More than 20 acts took part in the Maskandi/ Ingoma competition which aims to promote traditional…..

#socialmediaBlackout: was it ever possible?

South Africans were called to boycott all social media platforms for 24 hours and one can safely say it was a half-hearted attempt. In an attempt to put pressure on cellphone providers such as Vodacom, MTN and Cell C to lower their data costs, people wouldn’t spend their money on data because, it’s too expensive. Poet and activist…..

Transforming Wellness culture at DUT.

  Durban University of Technology (DUT) brought all round wellness for the institutions employees, making sure they transform their culture of taking care of their well being. Wellness Day was held today at the Fred Crookes Sports Centre, by the Employee Assistance Programme in association with other relevant departments. The event looked at wellness holistically, bringing…..


Here’s your track of the day. DJ Khaled ft Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

DUT Students Flying the University flag high

DUT Students are taking great strides in their respective fields. Ranging from fashion to Hospitality they are flying the institutes name high and coming out on top. Ten Fashion and Textiles student designers from the Durban University of Technology have made their way to the semi-finals of the Vodacom Durban July Young Designer Awards, presented by…..

Youth Arts Boot Camp

The Youth Arts Boot Camp initiative hosted a three day seminar. Helping up coming young people in the arts industry. Click on link to see what went down.


    To showcase the rich Chinese culture and to help sense the beauty of Mandarin to the students at Durban Kearsney College, DUT’s Confucius Institute worked closely with the College to successfully co-host a ‘Chinese Culture Gala’ at the school recently. There were more than 100 participants at the gala, including lecturers, students and parents,…..

Arts Boot Camp for the Durban Youth

The Youth Art Boot Camp (YABC) held their second day of the three day boot camp yesterday, at the Playhouse in Durban. The boot camp is about building the youth in the arts industry. Amongst the mentors that were there was Nomalanga Shozi, Soul Candi and Cash Time Life to mention a few. Sandile “GQ” from…..

#CatchUp – Early Bird Breakfast Youth Day Tribute

From Playing songs from the movie Sarafina to wrapping up with Joe Mafela, The Early Birds put together an emotionally informative tribute to the youth of 1976. If you missed the show, Catch up and share your views on Twitter using #EarlyBirdBreakfast or alternatively on the WhatsApp Hotline! WhatsApp Hotline: 0643819882 listen here:

The Early Birds gets a visit! #CatchUp

In order to celebrate Youth day, The Early Bird Breakfast team had a young and enthusiastic lady joining them for the day! Isabel Makwanda is a 15 year old grade 11 student at Ridge Park College has the passion and love for presenting and sport, She got to hang out with the team and even did…..