In its quest to mitigate accidents on the road and to improve safety of passengers, the City’s eThekwini Transport Authority (ETA) working with the Municipality’s private bus operators, have rolled out a safe driving programme for bus drivers. As part of the transport month activities, the refresher course is aimed at helping drivers to improve their driving skills that would help the city in its endeavour to reduce road accidents.
eThekwini Municipality’s new load shedding schedule allows for the changes in customer loads over the years and Eskom’s new requirement of catering for up to 8 stages. Implementation of the new load shedding schedule started on Monday, 5 October.
This year’s eagerly anticipated Durban Fashion Fair (#DFF2020) – an iconic fashion event that continues to grow in stature every year – will again highlight plenty of glamour and glitter on September 23, 24, 25 – only, this year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, everyone will get a “front row seat” on our virtual platform!
eThekwini Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda has applauded the KwaZulu-Natal wing of South Africa's Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) for the swift arrest of the alleged killer of the Durban Metro Police, Acting Captain Dumisani Zondi.
The Durban FilmMart Institute is pleased to announce that the 11th Durban FilmMart virtual edition reached its halfway mark on Tuesday, 8 September with 1057 delegates registered.
When it comes to eThekwini’s eagerly anticipated annual Durban Fashion Fair (#DFF2020), the show will definitely go on! This despite the challenges brought by the Covid-19 outbreak.
eThekwini Municipality has reopened its heritage and recreational facilities and will be implementing the necessary safety precautions. Head of the Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit Thembinkosi Ngcobo said most of the City’s facilities were closed during lockdown.
Despite the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, eThekwini Municipality is forging ahead with its mandate to support small businesses.
In a quest to address shortage of burial space in eThekwini, the Municipality has 8000 new graves available to allow residents to give their loved ones respectful and dignified burial process.
EThekwini Municipality Mayor, Councillor Mxolisi Kaunda, has welcomed the relaxation of restrictions on tourism activities announced by the Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane on 30 July. After months of restricted trade in the tourism sector due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Durban and the rest of South Africa will be easing measures to accommodate tourism related activities.
The Durban FilmMart Institute is pleased to announce the selected 2020 Finance Forum Projects for the 11th Durban FilmMart Virtual Edition which takes place from 4 to 13 September 2020.
Four year old superstar Belgarion handed trainer Justin Snaith his fifth win and jockey Richard Fourie his third title with a stunning victory in the 2020 Vodacom Durban July in front of empty stands at Hollywoodbets Greyville Racecourse on Saturday afternoon.
eThekwini Municipality will from next week open public amenities to allow people to utilise these facilities to keep fit and healthy by walking and exercising.
eThekwini Municipality would like to inform residents that Parks, Leisure and Cemeteries Department, operates with reduced staff compliment during level 3 lockdown. This is as a result of the city’s unwavering compliance with Covid-19 regulations that restricts the number of employees in the workplace.
The Mayor of eThekwini Municipality, Councilor Mxolisi Kaunda, has urged all running enthusiasts as well as the general community of eThekwini to support and participate in the Race the Comrades Legends Virtual Race which takes place on Sunday, 14 June 2020.
As the Nation marks the Child Protection Week, 27 May – 02 June, eThekwini Municipality Mayor, Councillor Mxolisi Kaunda has called on all the residents of eThekwini to use this year’s Child Protection Week to protect children from the scourge of the COVID 19 pandemic and beyond.
The City will be resuming with its credit control and debt collection processes effective from 1 July 2020 to ensure that it is in a stable financial position in order to continue to provide essential services to eThekwini residents. This follows the tabling of a report during an online Executive Committee meeting held today, 26 May 2020.
EThekwini Municipality Mayor, Councillor Mxolisi Kaunda has called on all the residents of eThekwini to mark Africa Day by uniting in the fight against the scrourge of the COVID 19 pandemic.
Beneficiaries of rates rebates do not have to resubmit a renewal application. The City wants to limit the movement of its most venerable residents and will therefore automatically renew the rebates for the following categories of rebate beneficiaries:
The eThekwini Municipality wishes to inform the public that garden refuse sites remain closed under level 4 of South Africa’s Covid-19 lockdown regulations.
A Durban man has praised Metro Police officers for their valiant efforts in a dramatic rescue after he was kidnapped and held in Inanda for 19 hours where he was brutally beaten while the kidnappers demanded ransom amounts from his family and friends.
The Cleansing and Solid Waste Unit would like inform eThekwini Municipality residents that the landfill and garden sites that were closed during level 5 lockdown will be opened from the 04 May 2020. The operating times of the sites are as follows:
eThekwini Municipality Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda has wished the Muslim community well over the holy period of Ramadan.
Today (April 20, 2020) the SAAMBR team situated at uShaka Marine World is mourning the death of Gambit, our beloved bottlenose dolphin who passed away this afternoon.