Industrialisation can help address unemployment

Industrialisation can be the answer to South Africa's high unemployment rate, Trade and Industry Director General Lionel October says. "South Africa still faces a challenge of alarming unemployment, but with a strong industrialisation strategy and broadening participation in the economy, the country can create a significant number of jobs," said October. He was speaking at the National Technology Awards that were hosted by the department at the iNkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban on Thursday night. He said … [Read more...]

Durban in the Newspapers on 18 October 2013

Durban July winner set for spell on sidelines - Racing Post Bloodstock - bloodstock.racingpost.com10/18/2013Durban July winner set for spell on sidelinesRacing Post BloodstockSouth Africa: Last year's Durban July winner Pomodoro will be out of action for several months after problems set in with a freak more... Africa Flocks to Durban for the Soccerex African Forum - goal.com10/16/2013Africa Flocks to Durban for the Soccerex African ForumGoal.comNewly elected South African Football Association (SAFA) President, Danny Jordaan used the … [Read more...]

The Durban ICC voted best in Africa

The Durban International Conference Centre has been acknowledged by the prestigious World Travel Awards as Africa's Leading Meetings and Conference Centre for the twelfth time. The Durban ICC took top honours amongst nominees which included the Cape Town International Convention Centre, the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Cairo International Convention Centre, and the Sandton Convention Centre. Widely regarded as "the Oscars of the travel industry" these awards have stood unrivalled as the ultimate hallmark of quality in the global … [Read more...]

Burial Space Crisis

The country is fast running out of burial space and everybody needs to play a part in finding solutions to the crisis that is facing our country and the world. This was the general consensus by nearly 150 delegates who attended the two-day South African Cemeteries Association Conference 2013, which was hosted by the Municipality at Moses Mabhida Stadium. The conference was attended by officials and Councillors from various municipalities, South African Local Government Association (SALGA), undertakers and other stakeholders. Among the issues … [Read more...]