Latest articles on Ethekwini Municipality

South Durban chokes as Engen refinery starts up

Covid-19 brought clear skies when industries shut down, but then came what residents call waves of filthy air that made them sick

A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

eThekwini plans to retain permanent and safe open spaces for people with nowhere to sleep

Parly corona-style is perfect

I now go to meetings barefoot and in my shorts. And it cuts what we pay for MPs to travel. We should keep it this way post-Covid

R50 000 bail for Durban city manager

Sipho Nzuza had previously agreed to turn state witness

‘Unity’ man in battle for eThekwini

Thabani Nyawose will challenge disgraced former Durban mayor Zandile Gumede while 17 other ANC regions also hold elective conferences

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Global leaders converge for summit

Local government bodies are enabled to influence global policy decision-making

Local governance vital for SDGs

Durban is one of 12 cities – and the first in Africa – to create an action plan for climate change

Pandemonium as eThekwini mayor granted bail in corruption case

Mayor Zandile Gumede and two other corruption accused granted bail of R50 000 as supporters clash with journalists outside courtroom

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It’s just not cricket

Near Makhanda in the Eastern Cape in the village of Salem is a cricket pitch that is said to be the oldest in the country. Watered by blood and trauma, rolled with frontier nostalgia and contemporary paranoia, how does it play?

Three million jobs lost and hunger surging amid Covid-19 crisis — survey

Income shocks and the breakdowns in social protection schemes have had consequences for hunger and food insecurity in South Africa

Police respond to rural water protests with bullets

The coronavirus has hit the Eastern Cape hard, but many rural areas in the province still have no clean water for hand washing, forcing residents to break lockdown regulations to protest

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Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

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