Latest News for: Durban business


‘Significant progress’ during my Transnet tenure, says Portia Derby

Mail Guardian South Africa 30 Sep 2023
In its correspondence to Gordhan, the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry said. “The business community of eThekwini has reached a point where we can no longer tolerate her behaviour,” while alleging that Derby and her executive team were “sabotaging” businesses because of poor service delivery at the Port of Durban.

Award-winning puppet play 'The Tower & the Tree' coming to Durban during October school holidays

Independent online (SA) 29 Sep 2023
The school holidays are just around the corner and most parents are making lists of activities to keep their young ones busy. The ‘Tower & the Tree’, Patrick Kenny’s multi-award winning story, is being performed in Durban during the October school holidays at The Station Urban Event Space ... Suitable for ages from six to 106. .

Water restored in most parts of Umhlanga and Durban North

Business Day 26 Sep 2023
Water has been partially restored in the Umhlanga and Durban North areas of KwaZulu-Natal after residents and businesses experienced outages for as long as nine days ... Residents and businesses have been struggling to get water.

Ocean lovers roll up their sleeves for beach clean-up

Eye Witness News 23 Sep 2023
As part of International Coastal Clean-Up Day on Saturday, ocean lovers braced the blistering, cold weather in Cape Town to participate in a beach clean-up ... The company was also busy with a clean-up at Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve in Durban. .

Durban can wave tourism goodbye if it doesn’t get its act together fast

Independent online (SA) 22 Sep 2023
Durban city centre is no longer what it used to be ... Walking down the streets in the Durban city centre right now you wouldn’t be able to tell that September is Tourism Month in South Africa ... The Durban FunWorld amusement park is being stripped bare in broad daylight after Nic Styen was forced out of business by the recalcitrant city council.

Transnet says indebted companies are behind the calls for its CEO’s removal

Mining Weekly 21 Sep 2023
A September 12 letter from a business chamber in Durban, the site of Africa’s biggest ...

Transnet board going nowhere, Gordhan tells Durban business chamber

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 Sep 2023
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has thrown his weight behind Transnet’s board after the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry called for the axing of chief executive Portia Derby and her team in a private letter addressed to the minister last week ... The Durban chamber represents 3 000 businesses in eThekwini metro.

Durban business community says it cannot ‘tolerate’ Transnet CEO Portia Derby, wants her axed

Independent online (SA) 18 Sep 2023
The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry told Gordhan that the business community of eThekwini have reached a point where they can “no longer tolerate her behaviour”. The business group said Derby’s behaviour was clearly geared towards sabotaging business, “through the lack of service delivery with the current port infrastructure”.

News24 | Durban business chamber calls for axing of Transnet CEO and execs

News24 15 Sep 2023
The chamber said eThekwini business could no longer tolerate the behaviour of the parastatal's CEO ... .

From a Farmer Family to International Professor - A Case of a Telangana person who ...

Suryaa 14 Sep 2023
Prof Rena is presently working as a Professor of Economics at DUT Business School, Durban University of Technology (DUT), South Africa ... He is also an Adjunct Professor of Economics for Master’s and Doctorate Programmes at Monarch Business School, Monarch University, Switzerland.

The Naicker family: cashing in on government dysfunction

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 Sep 2023
the Naickers from Durban ... But in March, National Treasury threatened to close the tap and blacklist part of the family and their companies from doing business with the state for the next 10 years ... “The two brothers started their waste management business, in Durban, during the 1960s ... Only a guilty verdict would put the Naickers out of business.

Rugby World Cup fever can boost SA’s property market, economy

Independent online (SA) 12 Sep 2023
In anticipation of an internal renaissance to follow, many foreign and expat retirees, families, business owners, and investors are already streaming into South Africa and buying homes or investing in commercial properties in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town, and other ...

Irate KZN ratepayers continue to withhold utility bill payments

Business Day 10 Sep 2023
While Durban ratepayers are forging ahead with a hard-hitting campaign to hold the eThekwini municipality accountable for poor governance, the business ... The latest results of the Durban Business Confidence Index Report shows a big dip from 43.27 in the previous quarter to 37.28.

KZN informal farmers to supply fresh produce to big retailers

Business Day 07 Sep 2023
The department said the initiative links farmers to the market, accelerates the production of quality produce through education and ultimately assists small-scale and emerging farmers to run profitable businesses. .