Latest News for: Durban business


Coffee and cake worth the calories

Independent online (SA) 01 Apr 2023
And, of course, there’s that superb artisanal coffee roasted here in Durban ... I recently popped into the bigger and brighter premises for my fix ‒ a really good coffee and a bee-sting muffin ‒ and found it busy. The Durban North ladies have certainly cottoned on. The business of ...

PICS: #WarwickZeroWaste Project pilots composting initiative at the Durban Botanic Gardens

Independent online (SA) 28 Mar 2023
The #WarwickZeroWaste team, along with the Durban Botanic Gardens and the eThekwini Municipality Business Support Unit, will be implementing the project within the uMphafa area at Gardens ... The site’s gradient is completely flat, a feature not as common in Durban as one may think.

Don’t let the world think for you

Independent online (SA) 25 Mar 2023
Durban - Think for yourself in a world that wants to think for you. That’s the lesson in a new book, Thoughtonomy, by award-winning Durban business owner, international speaker and coach Grant Gavin ... If a blueprint exists for your success or happiness in life, business, and ...

Mass Maritime Academy Partners with South African Maritime Schools

The Maritime Executive 23 Mar 2023
Taking this philosophy seriously, the International Maritime Business Unit partnered with South African Maritime Schools under the auspices of the Durban EThekwini Maritime Cluster to share successes, lessons, and challenges in Maritime education. This was done during their Durban Cultural Exchange and Experiential Learning Program of 2022.

Sars blacklists customs clearing agent that fleeced SAB of millions

Business Day 22 Mar 2023
Taxman cracks down on unscrupulous clearing agents and warns of the dangers for businesses ... The goods were cleared in the Port of Durban in 139 import transactions.

Sugarcane farmers and workers face uncertain future as Gledhow Sugar Company enters business rescue

Independent online (SA) 22 Mar 2023
Farmers who supply sugarcane to the Gledhow Sugar Company (GSC) mill in KwaDukuza (Stanger) north of Durban, face an uncertain future, with livelihoods on the line after the company went into business rescue earlier this month. Business rescue is a legal process aimed at facilitating the rehabilitation of a financially distressed company.

Durban CBD returns to normal a day after EFF march

Eye Witness News 21 Mar 2023
DURBAN - Businesses operations are back in full swing on Tuesday in Durban, following demonstrations by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) ... But as it stands, the situation has returned to normal in the Durban CBD.

EFF protest: Sporadic incidents, orderly marches, and a cordial handshake to end the day

Business Day 21 Mar 2023
Natjoints said in a statement their enforcement measures enabled businesses and services to operate with minimum incidents of criminality reported throughout the country ... In KwaZulu-Natal, it was business as usual in the morning, with the N3 highway between Pietermaritzburg and Durban being clear and both cities unaffected.  .

Wesli Jacobs’ dedication and passion for hospitality industry sees him taking on new executive chef role

Independent online (SA) 20 Mar 2023
The 33-year-old who cooked alongside his mother and grandmother from the age of seven, holds a three-year diploma in cookery and kitchen management from the International Hotel School in Durban and is studying for a bachelor’s degree in business administration in hospitality management.

EFF National Shutdown: Minor disruptions erupt but largely business as usual

Eye Witness News 20 Mar 2023
Though protest action kicked off across the country, it was currently still business as usual for most districts ... “Normally, this rank is very busy because we get people who are going to work, people who are travelling long distances, and stuff ... “Here at Oakmoor, we are afraid to open our businesses because of the strike.

Don’t give in to bullying from EFF, business owners told

Independent online (SA) 19 Mar 2023
Durban - As condemnation of the EFF’s planned national shutdown grows, business owners have been urged not to submit to intimidation ... Prasheen Maharaj, president of the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said businesses were still trying to survive following the 2021 July unrest and April 2022 floods.

Businessman, soccer boss appointed MUT chancellor

Independent online (SA) 19 Mar 2023
Durban - From “accidentally” studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cape Town to getting a master of business administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School and doing exceptionally well in the field, Sandile Zungu has made a name for himself in the business world.

Business as usual, say SAPS, SANDF

Independent online (SA) 19 Mar 2023
Durban - It is expected to be business as usual tomorrow, despite threats from the EFF to prevent economic activity in the country. The SA National Taxi Council (Santaco) and several business chambers said they could not afford a shutdown of the economy ... destruction of businesses.

ANC councillor demands R400 from businesses, homes in his ward for ‘protection’ during EFF’s national shutdown

Independent online (SA) 17 Mar 2023
Durban – A councillor of the ANC in KwaDukuza (Stanger) local municipality near Durban in KwaZulu-Natal has raised eyebrows by demanding that all businesses and homes under his ward around Shakaskraal must pay a compulsory R400 ... “As I mentioned to you this is about me being the chairperson of the business security forum.