A high-powered government leadership has urged eThekwini communities to restore stability and rebuild a condusive environment to attract investments.
eThekwini Municipality intends to resume some services from tomorrow, Friday 16 July, following civil unrest over the past week. The Municipality had suspended services due to protest action in various areas of the city which affected safety and availability of employees.
eThekwini Municipality Mayor, Mxolisi Kaunda has unveiled a 10-point plan to institutionalize the New Normal occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic and drive radical socio-economic transformation during the tabling of the City’s 2021/22 Budget today.
The public is urged to note that only certain types of masks can be worn at customer centres. These include surgical, dust, three ply cloth and N95 masks. Buffs, neck gaiters, bandanas, cloth masks with vents and N95 masks with vents are not allowed. This decision was taken to ensure the safety of staff and the public during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Mahatma Gandhi Road precinct is receiving a major facelift. The revamp is part of a public-private partnership, with both sectors investing to transforming the area into a safe and attractive zone for investment.
The City would like to advise residents of a hoax email being circulated purporting to be from the Durban Cleansing and Solid Waste (DSW) Unit.
The 28th annual World Travel Awards has given the City’s business travel and tourism industry offering a big nod and vote of confidence. This follows the announcement of the nomination of Durban’s eight top business travel and tourism establishments in some of the awards’ most sought after categories.
Stage is set for the fourth edition of Articulate Africa to take place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre and Stable Theatre between from 14 to 16 May 2021. This arts festival will showcase local talent in literature, art, craft, folk arts, design, film, cuisine, media, and music. Most activities will be lived streamed on all social social media platforms.
The City would like to bring to the attention of the public that there are scammers making use of the name and cellphone number of Cllr Mduduzi Nkosi to dupe unsuspecting victims into paying for non-existent jobs.
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.