Zandile Gumede

Raw sewage overwhelms Durban

The breakdown of a treatment plant has cost businesses millions of rand in lost income,  delayed ship maintenance and hammered sea life

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

The delicate art of bus throwing

It wasn’t me, says Mama of Zuma’s record deal. It was me and many others, says Bosasa operations boss

Ramaphosa passes KZN test

The ANC president addressed the party’s January 8 celebrations in Durban without a major incident

The eagle doesn’t chicken out

Ramaphosa draws on divine support – and ruffles the Thekwini mayor’s feathers

eThekwini probes ‘bribe’ phone call

The city’s lawyer says the mayor put pressure on him to protect an official facing corruption charges

DA slams mayor’s millions

​eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede has come under fire over her almost R100-million programme for mayoral events

Mama hits back at her detractors

But the eThekwini ANC chairperson finds herself on shaky ground for backing the ‘status quo’ slate

Good ol’ Durbs and dirty politics

After a brief distraction in Belfast and dodging British bureaucracy, it’s great to be back

After a devastating fire, teargas and rubber bullets on a Durban street

Police in Durban used teargas and rubber bullets to disperse an angry crowd after eThekwini mayor failed to arrive for a meeting with the community.

ANC mayors may lose their chains

The Tshwane, eThekwini and Ekurhuleni bosses are unlikely to keep their seats after local elections, writes Matuma Letsoalo.

Battle for eThekwini: ‘Comrade will turn on comrade’

As the ANC eThekwini prepares to elect a new leadership many believe this powerful position holds more sway in the national body than in the province.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

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

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

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.