Durban (Zulu:eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. After Johannesburg, the Durban Metropolitan Area ranks second among the most populous urban areas in South Africa, virtually ex-aequo with Cape Town. It is also the second most important manufacturing hub in South Africa after Johannesburg. It forms part of the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality. Durban is famous for being the busiest port in South Africa. It is also seen as one of the major centres of tourism because of the city's warm subtropical climate and extensive beaches. The municipality, which includes neighbouring towns, has a population of almost 3.5million, making the combined municipality one of the biggest cities on the Indian Ocean coast of the African continent. The metropolitan land area of 2,292 square kilometres (885sqmi) is comparatively larger than other South African cities, resulting in a somewhat lower population density of 1,513/km2 (3,920/sqmi). It has the highest number of dollar millionaires added per year of any South African city with the number rising 200% between 2000 and 2014.
Cannabis is mostly used recreationally or as a medicinal drug. It may also be used as part of religious or spiritual rites. In 2013, between 128 and 232 million people used cannabis (2.7% to 4.9% of the global population between the ages of 15 and 65). In 2015, almost half of the people in the United States have tried marijuana, 12% have used it in the past year, and 7.3% have used it in the past month.
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 QueenNandiDrive in Durban and was posted on TikTok on July 16.
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 .
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 .
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.”.
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.
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.
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.
Durban - EMPLOYEES at several businesses, on QueenNandiDrive and SpringfieldIndustrial 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.
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, DurbanNorth, Hillcrest, Montclair and Isipingo. “We understand that these barricades were erected to protect properties and businesses around the City,” Kaunda said ... IOL .
PoliceMinisterBheki 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 ...
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 .
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.