Ethekwini

Durban on the up after purge

It began with reinstating the finance committee and cameras in the mayor’s parlour, and targeting bent business forums

Timmy’s copped it – or so I thought

Instead, it’s Mama, the former Durban mayor who may have been wading through the solid waste tender, the Hawks are visiting

Gumede corruption case postponed until January 2020

The postponement granted to allow prosecutors time to complete the investigation into the embattled eThekwini mayor and her co-accused

No decision on Gumede’s fate — ANC

The governing party has deferred taking action on her fate by a week

AG targets tender deviations

In part three of a series on how government entities get around procurement processes, the M&G looks at why this is a big problem for the AG's office

Upwards and Out for Mayor Gumede?

In a crumbling eThekwini, the ANC is scrambling to appease the supporters of one of Jacob Zuma’s powerful allies, but also move her out of the way

Durban, the city that forces the poor to defecate in the streets

Contemptuous municipal attitudes have compromised public sanitation in Durban forcing people into undignified, unhealthy and dangerous situations.

Water supply is restored to some,  the rest have to forage for theirs

A month after heavy storms tore through KwaZulu-Natal, Paddy Harper and Delwyn Verasamy visited some villages still do not have water

eThekwini mayor’s supporters demand she is returned to office

​Embattled eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede’s supporters have revolted against the ANC’s decision to place her on enforced leave

Zandile Gumede: The Iron Lady of Inanda

Gumede is facing charges of fraud, racketeering and corruption, implicating 62 city councillors. How did she rise to such a powerful position?

‘Be strong my leader’ — Zuma shows support for embattled Gumede

The former president, who is also facing corruption charges in the Durban High Court has asked his comrade to be strong as "this too shall pass"

Hawks to move on 62 KZN councillors

Arrests over alleged tender fraud come as Durban mayor Zandile Gumede fights for her political life

Latest

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs