An environmental campaigner from Durban has won a Goldman Environment award as an acknowledgement of his work in shutting down a landfill in the city.
Gralio Precast, responsible for the collapsed Tongaat mall that killed one person and injured 29 others, has been awarded another R101-million tender.
The eThekwini ANC has decided to back President Jacob Zuma for a second term at the ANC's national elective conference in Mangaung in December.
The leaders of ANC's biggest region, eThekwini, have criticised the DA and other opposition parties and said President Zuma needs to be respected.
Allegations of ghost memberships, infighting and the exclusion of long-standing members from the voters' roll plague eThekwini ahead of Mangaung.
The ANC has warned that the release of man accused of murdering ANC eThekwini leader S'bu Sibiya will cause political instability.
Local authorities have a long way to go in coming to grips with the causes and effects of climate change, experts in the field have warned.
Polluted water, poor management of dams and deteriorating infrastructure could lead to a water crisis in South Africa, a researcher said on Friday.
Heavily polluted water from a punctured sewage pipe appears to have been flowing into the Durban harbour via the Umhlatuzana River for up to nine months -- reportedly the result of a bungled repair job by eThekwini council contract workers, a media report said on Wednesday.