Mayor delivers budget speech
Msawakhe Mayisela

Mayor delivers budget speech

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.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
Mask guidelines at customer service centres
Msawakhe Mayisela

Mask guidelines at customer service centres

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.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
Major transformation for Mahatma Gandhi Road precinct
Mluleki Mtungwa

Major transformation for Mahatma Gandhi Road precinct

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.

M Mluleki Mtungwa
DSW Tenders Not For Sale
eThekwini Municipality

DSW Tenders Not For Sale

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.

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Durban nominated for prestigious travel awards
Msawakhe Mayisela

Durban nominated for prestigious travel awards

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.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
Stage is set for the fourth edition of Articulate Africa
Msawakhe Mayisela

Stage is set for the fourth edition of Articulate Africa

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.

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Municipality warns of job scam
Msawakhe Mayisela

Municipality warns of job scam

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.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
City bus drivers undergoing road safety training
Mandla Nsele

City bus drivers undergoing road safety training

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.

M Mandla Nsele
Anticipate New Load Shedding Schedule
Msawakhe Mayisela

Anticipate New Load Shedding Schedule

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.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
All Systems Go For #DFF2020
Steven J Brown

All Systems Go For #DFF2020

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!

S Steven J Brown
Mayor Welcomes Arrest of Murder Suspect
Mluleki Mntungwa

Mayor Welcomes Arrest of Murder Suspect

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.

M Mluleki Mntungwa
Durban Filmmart Virtual Edition
EMCU

Durban Filmmart Virtual Edition

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.

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Durban Fashion Fair Show Goes On
Mandla Nsele

Durban Fashion Fair Show Goes On

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.

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Heritage & Recreation Facilities Re-open To Public
Msawakhe Mayisela

Heritage & Recreation Facilities Re-open To Public

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.

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Durban Business Fair Online
Msawakhe Mayisela

Durban Business Fair Online

Despite the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, eThekwini Municipality is forging ahead with its mandate to support small businesses.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
8000 New Gravesites to Address Shortage in eThekwini
Msawakhe Mayisela

8000 New Gravesites to Address Shortage in eThekwini

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.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
eThekwini Welcomes Easing of Tourism Trade
Mluleki Mntungwa

eThekwini Welcomes Easing of Tourism Trade

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.

M Mluleki Mntungwa
Belgarion wins 2020 Vodacom Durban July
Dave Macleod

Belgarion wins 2020 Vodacom Durban July

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.

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Municipality to open public spaces for exercise
Msawakhe Mayisela

Municipality to open public spaces for exercise

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.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
City’s Parks operates with reduced staff compliment
Mandla Nsele

City’s Parks operates with reduced staff compliment

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.

M Mandla Nsele
Participate in Comrades Virtual Race encourages City Mayor
Mluleki Mntungwa

Participate in Comrades Virtual Race encourages City Mayor

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.

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eThekwini - Child Protection Week
Mluleki Mntungwa

eThekwini - Child Protection Week

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.

M Mluleki Mntungwa
Resumption of Credit Control and Debt Collection Processes
Mandla Nsele

Resumption of Credit Control and Debt Collection Processes

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.

M Mandla Nsele