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'No to looting!': South Africans mobilise to clean up after riots

The Observers 23 Jul 2021
After a week of rioting swept South Africa, many people came out to clean the streets of Durban, the country’s second-largest city ... Let’s rebuild ❤️ #DiscoverTokZA #SaveKzn #SaveSouthAfrica #Niche #CleanUp ♬ Century - LawdPorry This video was filmed during a clean up operation on Queen Nandi Drive in Durban and was posted on TikTok on July 16.
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Transnet ‘cyber attack’ causes logistics logjam from road to freight and ports

Independent online (SA) 23 Jul 2021
Transnet, which operates major South African ports, including Durban and Cape Town, and a huge railway network that transports minerals and other commodities for export, confirmed in two separate statements that its IT applications were experiencing disruptions and it was identifying the cause, without confirming a cyber attack ... BUSINESS REPORT .
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Cops have recovered the looted coffin but where is the R70k blue sofa?

Independent online (SA) 23 Jul 2021
DURBAN - POLICE in KwaZulu-Natal have spent much of this week recovering goods that were looted during last week's unrest ... Shops, businesses and warehouses in Durban were ransacked and some burnt after pro-Zuma protests turned violent ... Zuma was found guilty by the Constitutional Court after he failed to appear before the Zondo Commission ... IOL .
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Network disaster recovery plans are an insurance policy for your business operations

Business Ghana 23 Jul 2021
If we now consider the recent unrest that took place in KwaZulu-Natal in particular, then a business in Durban should have been covered from a network distaster recovery plan if its backup datacentre had been situated in Midrand, for example, simply by virtue of not having the same social and civic pressures duplicated in both areas.”.
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Nissan and Isuzu confirm they lost production due to riots

Business Day 21 Jul 2021
Isuzu SA, based in Gqeberha, said it suffered “minor impact” to production of its D-Max bakkie because of the riots’ effect on Durban harbour, SA’s main gateway for components imports ... The Prospecton assembly plant, in the south of Durban, builds a variety of cars and commercial vehicles, many for export.
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Government set to announce social and economic relief measures

Independent online (SA) 21 Jul 2021
THE GOVERNMENT will soon announce a social and economic relief package to aid businesses and employees affected by the recent civil unrest to get back on their feet ... The recent unrest is estimated to have impacted 40 000 formal businesses and 55 000 informal traders in KZN alone, with 160 000 people at risk of joining the unemployed queues.
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Transnet dealing with bottlenecks as supply routes reopen after week of violence

Independent online (SA) 20 Jul 2021
Heavy bottlenecks are among the challenges being dealt with at the ports of Durban and Richards Bay as Transnet rushes to normalise operations following civil unrest that forced a week-long shutdown of its entire supply value chain ... the Durban port’s reefer container operations.
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Employees worried that their jobs are on the line after mass looting in Durban

Independent online (SA) 20 Jul 2021
Durban - EMPLOYEES at several businesses, on Queen Nandi Drive and Springfield Industrial Park, fear that they will lose their jobs, following wanton looting that took place in these industrial nodes last week ... Sedgars Home manager Laurence Naidoo said the stock, worth more than R3.5 million, was looted and the business premises was torched.
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Families plead for justice for loved ones killed in Phoenix unrest

Independent online (SA) 20 Jul 2021
DURBAN - FAMILIES who have lost loved ones in last week’s unrest, are pleading for justice ... Racial tension has been reported in several areas in the city, among them Phoenix, Durban North, Hillcrest, Montclair and Isipingo. “We understand that these barricades were erected to protect properties and businesses around the City,” Kaunda said ... IOL .
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Cele to Assess Law Enforcement Efforts in KZN

All Africa 20 Jul 2021
Police Minister, General Bheki Cele, will today, visit businesses and shopping complexes in Durban and Pietermaritzburg, affected by wide spread looting during last week's campaign of violence in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal ....
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Scare at Gateway as Cele inspects safety measures at KZN malls

Independent online (SA) 19 Jul 2021
Police Minister Bheki Cele visited businesses and shopping complexes in Durban and Pietermaritzburg affected by last week’s looting on Monday and declared himself satisfied with security measures as retail centres reopen ... In Durban, Cele joined security forces in the city’s ...
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Services at Transnet KZN ports ‘starting to normalise’

Independent online (SA) 19 Jul 2021
SERVICE levels at Transnet’s two ports in KwaZulu-Natal, Durban and Richards Bay, which were gripped by shutdowns, looting and the burning of businesses last week, have improved since Thursday, Transnet said on Friday ... Terminal operations at Durban also continued to improve ... BUSINESS REPORT .
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Toyota raises red flags over its KZN business following riots

Independent online (SA) 19 Jul 2021
Durban - Japanese auto manufacturing giant Toyota has raised grave concerns over the business environment in KwaZulu-Natal, following the incidents of wide-scale vandalism, destruction of property and looting ...Unfortunately, the incidents in the city have left us feeling very uncertain about the future of our business in KZN.
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Companies seek to disinvest from KwaZulu-Natal and even SA

Business Day 19 Jul 2021
Durban business chamber says anxious investors are wary after government failed to protect ...
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