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FEATURED IMAGE: Mr and Miss Umhlanga 2019, Greg Kourie, 19, and Janique Pretorius,16. All pictres by ROY REED.

Lifesaver crowned Miss Umhlanga

Forget the clichés about tantrums and tiaras. While the Miss and Mr Umhlanga pageant was under way at Main Beach at the weekend, one of the eventual winners was torn between the onstage excitement and the drama of a rescue and a broken leg incident nearby. But Janique Pretorius,16, kept her cool on a steamy Saturday,…

FEATURED IMAGE: Charys–Mari Botha and Lawrence Zvavanhu are looking forward to the Umhlanga Summer Festival. Picture: Val Adamson

Fab fun on bill at Summer Festival

Preparations for the annual Umhlanga Summer Festival are now in full swing, with a packed programme of seaside fun from 14 to 23 December. Highlights include the Miss and Mr Umhlanga pageant and the Carols under the Stars concert. The festival theme is “Colours of Africa: Embracing all that is Beautiful” and that’s what guests…