Latest News for: Durban business


eThekwini warns businesses to comply with city by-laws or face being fined or shut down

Independent online (SA) 17 Sep 2021
DURBAN - eThekwini Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda is urging business owners to obey city’s by-laws or risk either being fined or having their businesses closed. Officials this week conducted an oversight visit to a number of areas as part of the clean-up operations coordinated by the city’s rapid response team ... IOL .

VWSA installs 30 water tanks at schools in the Eastern Cape

Independent online (SA) 16 Sep 2021
DURBAN. VW South Africa has partnered with the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber, for its Adopt-a-School programme, which has led to VWSA installing 30 water tanks at 15 schools ... VWSA is already actively involved in this community through its literacy centres at five schools, which led the group to step up and commence the project ... .

Registration for phase 2 of eThekwini Municipality’s #BuyLocal campaign to open next week

Independent online (SA) 15 Sep 2021
This phase , said the statement, is expected to draw a wider variety of uniquely Durban businesses ...Phase two of the #BuyLocal campaign is another opportunity for uniquely Durban businesses to submit their applications online from September 23 to October 23.

Newborn baby found wrapped in plastic packets, dumped Durban CBD bin

Independent online (SA) 14 Sep 2021
DURBAN. Police are searching for a woman who gave birth and then dumped the newborn baby in a bin, in the Durban Central Business District (CBD) ... the Durban CBD ... Naicker said charges of concealment of birth were opened at the Durban Central Police Station for investigation.

Gary Gordon fought some of the best

Supersport 14 Sep 2021
Gary Schwegmann was born in Durban on 3 May 1932 but fought under the name of Gary Gordon as a professional from 1952 to 1958 ... </p> Gary ran his own plastering business for years before working for the Durban Corporation ... </p> He passed away in Durban at the age of 80 on Monday 19 May 2014.

Snake season strikes

Independent online (SA) 11 Sep 2021
Durban’s snake catchers are expecting to be “crazy busy” when the weather warms up, heralding the start of mating season for many species ... A STILETTO snake ‒ something to keep an eye open for during its mating season ... Durban North-based Jason Arnold said things were already picking up and that when the humidity increases, “snakes will go wild”.

40 percent of unemployed people in Durban have given up looking for jobs

Independent online (SA) 10 Sep 2021
The city’s unprecedented unemployment crisis is documented in a detailed report delivered by city officials during a webinar on the state of the city’s economy organised by the Durban Chamber of Business yesterday ... Chipeya said 30% of the businesses that were affected by the July ...

The University of Kigali (UoK): The shining light in the land of a thousand hills

B & FT Online 10 Sep 2021
In the second episode of my “Why I Love Africa (WILOA) Series” for the Business and Financial Times, I focussed on the Durban University of Technology (DUT) and how I visited that innovative university in February 2020 in Durban as part of a whistle stop in Durban, Bloemfontein, and Cape Town.

MK’s Pride unstoppable in Van Niekerk race at Turffontein

Business Day 09 Sep 2021
Despite his business interests, Van Niekerk has found time to assist racing whenever possible steering the ship from choppy seas to calmer waters. He has never been afraid to voice his opinion on topics affecting a sport that has delivered him two Durban July winners. At the start of the virus in April 2020, Van Niekerk told Business Day.

Justice department rolls out contingency plans after hackers breach IT security systems

Independent online (SA) 09 Sep 2021
DURBAN - THE DEPARTMENT of Justice has activated its Business Continuity Plan and put contingency measures in place to ensure that the IT system challenges do not affect court operations around the country. Department spokesperson, Steve Mahlangu, on Thursday confirmed that their IT systems have been hacked ... IOL .

South Africa's business confidence falls in third quarter on civil unrest - survey

Reuters 08 Sep 2021
The jailing of former president Jacob Zuma in July caused riots and later led to arson and looting in which hundreds of businesses were damaged. Transport disruptions stemming from the civil unrest and a cyber attack that affected the Durban port also weighed on business confidence, the survey of 1,300 business people showed.

Government and energy groups support initiatives that will help alleviate SA’s energy crisis

Independent online (SA) 08 Sep 2021
DURBAN - AN ENERGY expert, groups representing the business sector and the provincial Department of Economic Development say they support the initiatives that will help alleviate the energy crisis in South Africa ...Business confidence has been rocked and ... Small businesses suffer.

PICS & VIDEO: Car lands in river, house washes away as heavy rains cause havoc ...

Independent online (SA) 07 Sep 2021
DURBAN. Heavy rainfall in Durban on Monday and Tuesday has left emergency workers busy ... Van Reenen said the patient, a man aged about 30 years old, was treated on the scene ... Picture. Emer-G-Med Paramedics ... Picture ... As many as 13 people were injured following a crash on the M41 in Durban.

Man in court for allegedly stealing R18m deposits for selling houses that didn’t belong to him

Independent online (SA) 31 Aug 2021
Durban ... Police spokesperson said the man and five co-accused, who are all female, are set to appear in Durban Magistrate’s Court charged with fraud ... Gwala said he was allegedly operating his business in the Durban CBD, Point, Pietermaritzburg and Kokstad among other areas since 2013.

S. Africa's 1st cannabis business plots course for IPO within year

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 29 Aug 2021
Cilo Cybin Pharmaceutical Ltd ... "The plan for the next 12 months is to go public," Theron, 40, said at Cilo Cybin's operations near Pretoria ... The money raised will partly be used for its cannabis business, which uses a strong South African strain called Durban Poison with high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the main psychoactive chemical ... .