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Durban cop accused of being 'getaway driver' during robbery arrested

News24 19 May 2022
Five men stormed a business on Field Street in the Durban CBD on Wednesday afternoon and, at gunpoint, took various clothing items to the value of R100 000 ... .

Fuel supply at OR Tambo gets back to normal but airlines are counting their losses

Business Day 17 May 2022
According to the update, the SA Petroleum Industry Association, the trade organisation representing the main petroleum and liquefied petroleum gas companies in the country, has fully injected the 20-million litres of jet fuel they had guaranteed into the multi-product pipeline in Durban.

Ramaphosa hears plight of KZN business community

Independent online (SA) 16 May 2022
Durban - President Cyril Ramaphosa listened to the concerns of businesses in Durban that were affected by April’s floods when he met members of the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Sunday ... Issues impacting business were safety and security with rampant criminality being a huge issue for businesses.

Ramaphosa commits to ‘climate proofing’ government to improve response to disasters

Business Day 15 May 2022
Ramaphosa was in Durban engaging with leaders of business and industry at the request of the Durban Chamber of ...

New Bull Sbu Nkosi excited to come full circle and ‘dig into’ Jake White’s brain ...

Independent online (SA) 12 May 2022
The 26-year-old Springbok wing paid tribute to the Durban outfit for developing him into a top-class professional, but now he has some unfinished business with White ... ALSO READ. WATCH ... “Before we get to Pretoria, I wanted to start in Durban and just say a very heartfelt thank you to the Sharks ... ALSO READ. WATCH. Which Sbu Nkosi will feature for Bulls ...

Ramaphosa to meet KZN business leaders on Sunday

Business Day 12 May 2022
The urgent meeting was requested by the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry to help the president understand the ...

Side Hustle Wednesday: 5 business ideas you can jump on today

Independent online (SA) 11 May 2022
Durban – Before you embark on a venture of starting a side hustle or if you are looking to set up a business permanently, be sure to spend enough time on deciding what you want to pursue. Starting a business need not be a costly affair. Mobile businesses, for instance, are an economical way to set up shop ... Here are five small businesses to set up..

Vaughan Marshall scores with Silver Operator, but Linebacker’s run a worry

Business Day 08 May 2022
Trainer Vaughan Marshall will be delighted with Silver Operator’s win in Saturday’s Drill Hall Stakes at Hollywoodbets Greyville — a 6-1 winner for Business Day — but has to be concerned about the comeback run of leading Durban July candidate Linebacker.  ... A favourable draw certainly helped his chance ... It was a good meeting for Richard Fourie ... .

Specialised reefer vessels take the reins in Russian trade

Fresh Plaza 06 May 2022
“We’ve loaded already three specialised reefer vessels from Durban and Cape Town in combination, and we’re busy with the planning of the fourth vessel to Russia ... At the moment loading is done at the ports of Durban and Cape Town, with Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) included from around week 23 (to be confirmed) ... Late citrus season ... He continues ... Tel ... Email.

Durban’s cultural tourism could be the boost the sector needs

Independent online (SA) 05 May 2022
Durban’s rich cultural heritage could be the key factor in increasing the number of tourists that visit the city, according to Chairperson of the Inanda, Ntuzuma and Kwa-Mashu (INK) Community Tourism Organisation Mel Ntombela ... The INK route also features on the top 50 things to do in Durban.

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Explosive hunting trips

Business Day 05 May 2022
1. Army invaded ... 2. Snakes barely alive. Most people won’t go near a black mamba, but last week residents in Westville, Durban, surrounded one to protect it. They stopped traffic and stood a few metres from the snake on a busy road after the mamba had apparently been hit by a car and seemed unable to move easily ... 3 ... .

African countries band together to showcase the continent’s travel and tourism sector

Independent online (SA) 05 May 2022
“Some of my members had to fold their businesses because nothing was happening ... South Africa is huge in the African tourism sector and we are able to bring our business to the country ... I believe that we have all learnt a lot during the pandemic and it is going to improve our businesses in terms of tourism.”.

Durban’s elastic tourism sector bounces back despite severe setbacks

Independent online (SA) 04 May 2022
Buyers and sellers are seen busy at the various stalls set up at the Durban tourism exhibit during the African Travel Indaba ... She said it was a sign that Durban was open for business ... to say it may have been disastrous in Durban, however, the city is still open for business.

Good sales of new vehicles despite disaster at Durban harbour

Business Day 03 May 2022
Floods brought Durban harbour, the motor sector’s main import-export hub, to a virtual standstill and forced Toyota to suspend vehicle production at its Durban assembly plant.

South Africa factory activity expands at slower pace in April due to floods

Reuters 03 May 2022
Absa said in a statement accompanying the survey's findings that business activity and news sales were affected by the floods in KwaZulu-Natal that killed more than 400 people, damaged infrastructure and disrupted operations at one of Africa's busiest ports, Durban.

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