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Durban nominated for prestigious travel awards
Msawakhe Mayisela | May 18 2021

Durban nominated for prestigious travel awards

The 28th annual World Travel Awards has given the City’s business travel and tourism industry offering a big nod and vote of confidence. This follows the announcement of the nomination of Durban’s eight top business travel and tourism establishments in some of the awards’ most sought after categories.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
Mayor officially opens Multi-Million Rand Hub
Mluleki Mntungwa | May 13 2021

Mayor officially opens Multi-Million Rand Hub

Trading conditions for 33 informal traders and entrepreneurs who were previously operating under makeshift stalls have been transformed for the better following the official opening of the automotive hub and informal trading stalls by eThekwini Municipality Mayor, Mxolisi Kaunda on 13 May 2021.

M Mluleki Mntungwa
Grace Stevens – Basics to Ask Your Wedding Cake Baker
Megan Nugent | May 12 2021

Grace Stevens – Basics to Ask Your Wedding Cake Baker

Your wedding day presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to create an almost ethereally happy experience. One that will be captured in all its splendour by the expert eye of a fantastic photographer and imprinted in the memories of friends and family for eternity. The jewel in this celebratory crown is, of course, the momentous wedding cake, glistening with a sparkle only rivalled by the happiness in the lucky couple’s eyes.

M Megan Nugent
Sp-egg-tacular time of the day!
Steven J Brown | May 10 2021

Sp-egg-tacular time of the day!

Eggs have been with us since the beginning of time, with every single culture, continent of people using them in all different types of recipes, from being boiled, fried, stuffed or made into the most delicious desserts.

S Steven J Brown
What To Expect From Digital In 2021
Desirée Gullan | February 4 2021

What To Expect From Digital In 2021

Many marketing professionals were unprepared for the digital revolution that came with the 2020 global lockdown and the urgent need for businesses and organisations to pivot to digital.

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3 Ways To Generate Extra Income
Tebogo | February 4 2021

3 Ways To Generate Extra Income

The experts at CM Trading Partners suggest that, even though times are tough, making extra income is easier than you might think.

T Tebogo
Granada Square At Your Disposal For Your Proposal
Steven J Brown | February 3 2021

Granada Square At Your Disposal For Your Proposal

What is the spiritual meaning of February? – Following the longest month comes February. February, comes from the Latin word “Februarius”, meaning “to purify“ and February was known as the “Month of Purification” during ancient Roman times. It is a transitional time, after a month of reflection and New Year’s resolutions. (source:sunsigns.org)

S Steven J Brown
City Recognised Globally for Landfill Reforestation Project
Msawakhe Mayisela | February 1 2021

City Recognised Globally for Landfill Reforestation Project

eThekwini Municipality has received yet another global recognition for the Buffelsdraai Landfill Site Community Reforestation Project as it recently made it into Apolitical's 100 Climate Policy Breakthroughs List.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
ETA Minibus Taxi Industry Sanitation Programme
Msawakhe Mayisela | January 29 2021

ETA Minibus Taxi Industry Sanitation Programme

The eThekwini Transport Authority, in partnership with the eThekwini Metro Taxi Council (EMTC), launched a vehicle sanitisation programme on Friday, 29 January at the Chesterville Taxi Rank.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
Shutdown of Tongaat Water Treatment Works
Msawakhe Mayisela | January 22 2021

Shutdown of Tongaat Water Treatment Works

eThekwini Municipality wishes to inform residents of Northern areas of Durban about the shut down of the afore mentioned treatment works. This will affect the supply of water in particular Northern areas of Durban.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
Northdene Water Pump Station Back On Track
Msawakhe Mayisela | January 14 2021

Northdene Water Pump Station Back On Track

eThekwini Municipality is pleased to announce that the water pump at the aforesaid pump-station has been repaired and has commenced to operate. As a result, Shall-Cross Reservoir is full to its capacity and certain homes have already started to receive running water.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
Rediscover Durban Safely This Season
Msawakhe Mayisela | December 9 2020

Rediscover Durban Safely This Season

Durban believes local and domestic citizens have the power to reignite the tourism sector but must do so safely and responsibly, starting this festive season.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
Durban rakes in major accolades
Msawakhe Mayisela | November 18 2020

Durban rakes in major accolades

The City of Durban and some of its tourism products raked in major awards at this year’s World Travel Awards, after being announced as Africa’s leading City destination and Africa’s leading meetings and conference destination.

M Msawakhe Mayisela
Store your life with Mambo Durban
Steven J Brown | November 13 2020

Store your life with Mambo Durban

Do you ever find yourself saying “I need to free up space in the closet” / “I need to be more organised” / “what container can I use to place my leftovers in?” / “why is my winter clothes mixed with my summer outfits?”!

S Steven J Brown
Fashion Fair Mentees Take Big Strides
Mandla Nsele | October 15 2020

Fashion Fair Mentees Take Big Strides

The 20 young designers who are part of the Durban Fashion Fair’s (DFF) annual mentorship programme are making steady progress towards showcasing their collections on the ramp at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on December 11, 2020.

M Mandla Nsele
Some Like It Hot For The Coffee Boff
Steven J Brown | October 14 2020

Some Like It Hot For The Coffee Boff

“A recent survey of South Africans about their attitude to coffee in the workplace has revealed just how passionate people are about the beverage that has become so much a part of our daily lives. ..., 8% said they drink between four and five cups a day while 4% said they drink more than five cups a day.” As quoted in Coffee Magazine!

S Steven J Brown
40% of South Africans "anxious” in a mask
Anele Motha | October 13 2020

40% of South Africans "anxious” in a mask

Research shows that 40% of South Africans find wearing a face-mask makes them anxious and 61% said it makes communication very difficult. We created a series of viral videos to address this. Wearing a face mask is one of the few weapons we have against the spread of COVID. Yet some people are not wearing masks as much as they should or not at all.

A Anele Motha
SA's plastic recycling figures released
Monique Holtzhausen | October 13 2020

SA's plastic recycling figures released

Plastics SA, the umbrella body representing the entire South African plastics industry, has just released the plastics recycling figures for the year ending December 2019. According to Anton Hanekom, Plastics|SA’s Executive Director, a detailed survey into the state of the country’s plastics recycling industry is conducted annually by Annabé Pretorius of Plastix 911 - an independent consultant who has an unsurpassable knowledge of the industry and has formed a wide network of recyclers with whom she conducts one-on-one interviews.

M Monique Holtzhausen
The DFF New Faces – Class of 2020
Steven J Brown | October 6 2020

The DFF New Faces – Class of 2020

The Durban Fashion Fair is celebrating its 9th year and recently showcased 25 local designers, who had again came together to not only celebrate the fascination of fashion but boost the city’s mode economy by supporting local businesses and talent and businesses.

S Steven J Brown
Be A Winner With Dinner
Steven J Brown | October 4 2020

Be A Winner With Dinner

In an effort to support local restaurants, and make life tastier and more pleasurable, why not eat at one of Granada Square’s three restaurants, and stand a chance to win R500 off your bill!

S Steven J Brown
Going places Google Street View hasn’t been
Kim Blom | September 30 2020

Going places Google Street View hasn’t been

Most people have used Google Street View to view places they plan on going to. But what happens when the places you’re venturing to aren’t on Google Street View? Dirt roads in particular are sometimes not mapped. To help solve this problem, Dunlop recently embarked on Grandtrek Uncharted - their most ambitious project yet - to go where Google hasn’t yet been and map new roads to be added to the Street View platform.

K Kim Blom