Alleged illegal Cato Crest evictions

The Abahlali baseCato Crest organisation spokesperson, Ndabo Mzimela, said today: "The eThekwini Municipality is currently evicting people in Cato Crest in violation of the law and a Court Order On 23 August 2013 we secured an interim interdict against the eThekwnini Municipality from continuing with their illegal evictions in Cato Crest. However the Municipality has returned to Cato Crest today and is currently demolishing our homes and leaving us homeless. These evictions are illegal, in violation of a court order and a violent … [Read more...]

Sharks 34 (13) Bulls 18 (10)

It was a case of the new grabbing all the early attention before being surpassed by the old later on as the Sharks soared to the top of the Absa Currie Cup log with a 34-18 win over the Vodacom Blue Bulls at Growthpoint Kings Park on Saturday. But the win was more hard work than the scoreline might suggest. Up until the 50th minute it was nip and tuck, with the Bulls' 19-year-old debutant Handre Pollard hogging all the attention as he effected a massive improvement to the Pretoria team's game and ensured that with just under half an hour … [Read more...]

Durban in the Newspapers on 31 August 2013

Igesund Hails 'King Khune' - allafrica.com 08/31/2013 Igesund Hails 'King Khune'AllAfrica.comBongani Khumalo may have regained his place in the South African soccer squad for the crucial SWC qualifier against Botswana at Durban's Moses Mabhid more... Auditor-general praises two Durban entities - Independent Online - iol.co.za 08/14/2013 Independent OnlineAuditor-general praises two Durban entitiesIndependent OnlineDurban - Auditor-general Terence Nombembe has given bouquets to Durban Marine Theme Park (uShaka) and the International … [Read more...]

eThekwini National Arbor Week

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in partnership with Total South Africa, eThekwini Municipality and the KZN Provincial Department of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs will launch Arbor Week in the Mpumalanga stadium in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal, on Monday 3 September 2013. The National Arbor Week campaign is celebrated annually from 1 to 7 September under the theme "Our Forests - Our Future". The launch will see the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson and her counterparts … [Read more...]