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R100-billion needed to staunch KZN’s water woes

Municipalities have failed to maintain their existing infrastructure for providing residents with water

DA cries foul play over muted mic

But high court rules in favour of the eThekwini municipality, as judge decries ‘political point-scoring’

eThekwini municipal manager out on bail, but signing off tenders

The NPA is investigating eThekwini municipal manager Sipho Nzuza to determine whether he broke his bail conditions while back at work.

Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

Roshan Morar is being investigated in connection with KwaZulu-Natal education department backpack sanitiser tender worth R4-million and a batch of face masks that vanished

Well-connected accountant coins it

Roshan Morar’s extensive links with government are deep and lucrative: a 300% ballooning tender; the nod for an ambassador’s post from ANC secretary general Ace Magashule; seats on the boards of a multitude of public entities and now a questionable PPE tender

eThekwini’s everlasting security contract

An invalid contract worth R85-million a month is still being paid — three years after a court order to stop

Zandile Gumede sworn in as ANC MPL in KwaZulu-Natal

The governing party sends corruption-accused former mayor Zandile Gumede to the KwaZulu-Natal provincial legislature to ‘stabilise the 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

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