Type: City
Name: Durban
Country: South Africa
Latitude: -29.870001
Longitude: 30.99
population: 3,120,340
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Home Affairs extends operational hours at borders

The Department of Home Affairs has extended operational hours at all major border posts.Mpumalanga manager, Robert Zitha says the Lebombo border post between South Africa and Mozambique and Oshoek to Swaziland are expected to be extremely busy as people ... [Published SABC - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Metro police ready for Easter weekend

That is the warning from Durban Metro police who say they will be holding numerous roadblocks around the Greater Durban area during this busy period.The Metro's Eugene Msomi says they will be doing breathalyser tests."They will be arrested and they will ... [Published East Coast Radio - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Durban, Police, Bail
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Cyclist to Rack Up the Kms to Help...

The aQuellé Tour Durban, one of KwaZulu-Natal's and South Africa's premier road cycling races, is a tough enough challenge for the average participant, but for David Kleynhans this year's race will be part of an epic 3 300km journey to raise funds and ... [Published - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Cops target ‘demons’ of drug trade

Durban - Police have turned their focus to catching more druglords along with the average petty drug dealers, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on ... ... [Published Big News Network - 5 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

a Multi-Million Rand Dumedia Chemical Business Incubation centre Launched by Minister Rob Davies

Media StatementsThe Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has launched an about R8-million Durban branch of the South African Chemical Technology Incubator (Chemin) at the Westville Campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in Durban t ... [Published South African DTI - 5 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Things must change’

Eric and Flora Naidoo with the cross that will be carried by congregants in a procession through the streets of Durban on Friday as the sun rises. The procession is part of the Diakonia Council of Churches ecumenical civic Good Friday service to be held ... [Published Daily News South Africa - 11 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Industrial property highly sought in Durban Jacobs area

Bluff industrial property now very much sought after The historic area, on which development first began some 100 years ago and which is conveniently sited between the existing Durban harbour and the new harbour to be built on the site of the former Durban ... [Published - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Sky launches Themed Dinner Evenings with Entertainment

Durban’s spectacular multipurpose venue – SKY- has launched a scintillating calendar of culinary themed evenings with pizzaz scheduled to kick off later this month.Guests will be given the privilege of enjoying the bright lights of Vegas without leaving ... [Published Durban Zone - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Durban businessman Jay Singh's house raided

Two people died when a mall being built by another of Singh's companies collapsed at Tongaat in November last year.(SABC)The Asset Forfeiture Unit has raided Durban businessman Jay Singh's properties, seizing assets and cash worth about half a billion ... [Published SABC - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Cape Town v Durban

Having recently returned from a short work trip to Cape Town two major differences between KZN and Western Province have become very apparent to me.The first is that the men there dress better than us lot by a long way. This is not up for debate as although ... [Published - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Durban, Cape Town, Ignorance
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

New citizens help make city strong

Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt yesterday thanked new citizens, who came from Britain, the United States, South Africa, the Philippines and Thailand, for settling in Invercargill."We have been the fastest-declining population in New Zealand and Australia ... [Published Southland Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Thali strangling accused in wheelchair

Durban -One of three men accused of strangling Merebank mother Charmaine Naidoo with her thali necklace – a traditional symbol of marriage among Hindus – appeared for the first time in court on Monday.Sifiso Joyisa appeared briefly in the Durban Magistrate’s ... [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Durban, Bail, Kidnapping


...aircraft on the Washington DC route," said Marc Cavaliere, executive vice president, North America & Global Alliances for South African Airways. "SAA is operating this aircraft on other international routes and it has proven to be exceptionally popular with our customers and has contributed to SAA maintaining its high-quality rating as a Skytrax four-star carrier for the 12th consecutive year"
"I think it is about time that the government hold these companies accountable for the damage they are causing to the environment" said Desmond D'sa of the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance
"I thus would submit that in both instances the transactions relating to the transfer of the block of flats by Woodglaze to First Metro as well as the transfer of funds by the SHRA to First Metro were unlawful."
"Our plans are in place and we are confident that we will be able to deal with whatever comes our way. We do expect a lot of people to come and visit our beaches and our public spaces so that's why we have put on extra police officers to make sure that everyone is safe. We urge motorists who are coming to Durban to behave themselves and obey the rules of the road and also observe rest intervals after two hours. People that are using public transport are warned to make sure that they use public transport that is road worthy, that is driven by people that are qualified to do so" says Msomi

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