Co-curator of the Time of the Writer festival Thando Mgqolozana speaks to the Mail & Guardian about decolonising literary systems in South Africa.
Our metros are killing us. Poor planning means that the heat islands trap air pollution – but SA’s cities think about ways to bring temperatures down.
Not everyone is happy with the Commonwealth Games coming in 2022 – notably shack residents.
Our education system is crying out for the resources eThekwini's 2022 Commonwealth Games will consume.
Durban gets to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, SAA losses are lower than last year and 25 days of uninterrupted electricity. Yay Eskom!
The Commonwealth Games will be held in Africa for the first time in their 85-year history, with Durban's bid expected to boost jobs and tourism.
A land invasion control unit is to be formed in KwaZulu-Natal to protect land earmaked for housing.
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.