From the Old Mutual Music in the Gardens show to the Fact Durban Rocks July celebrations, we've rounded up this week's not-to-be-missed events.
South Africa and Nigeria have the most nominees for this years's MTV Africa Music awards, which are taking place in Durban on July 18.
The killings at Glebelands hostel continue amidst accusations of partisan law enforcement - inevitably fuelling perceptions of official complicity.
Elvira Modesero fled civil conflict in Burundi for SA. She has been living in a displacement camp in Durban since the March xenophobic attacks.
There have been very limited government-led reintegration efforts after the xenophobic violence, writes Emi Maclean from Médecins Sans Frontières.
As xenophobic violence spreads through Durban, scenes of angry mobs, violent clashes, burnt shops and displaced foreign nationals harks back to 2008's tumult.
Nathi Nhleko says the KZN attacks represent a political problem of Africans who are against one another, which South Africans need to deal with.
Canada's Edmonton withdrawal leaves Durban as the only other city contending to host the multi-sports event in 2022.
Allegations of police abuse at the Durban hostel hark back to the 1980s conflict with Inkatha, but this time the ANC appears to be devouring its own.
The parties' reactions to land invaders in regions they govern are similar - and equally illegal.
The Morning Market is enticing the palates of Durbanites with a range of locally produced fare.
We don’t help each other because of a lack of trust but we must stop being so suspicious – we have to help each other; we need each other.
A series of pre-conference events kicked off Durban's hosting of the 25th congress of the International Union of Architects.
Samsung Electronics is to open a TV manufacturing plant in the Dube Trade Port near Durban, investing $20-million over the next four years.
Cineasts of the coast are about to be blessed with a line-up of exceptional cinema.
Inanda has evolved its own nihilistic ecstasy scene, complete with a loopy music genre.
Respiratory illnesses are taking their toll on South Durban residents, but petrochemical firms deny culpability and won't cough up for health costs.
"No reason to be at the mercy of venues that don't really engage with a proper set-up for comedy."