UPDATE: KZN govt dispatches disaster management team following tornado, fears possibility of missing, dead people

Durban in the News: UPDATE: KZN govt dispatches disaster management team following tornado, fears possibility of missing, dead people: The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs in KwaZulu-Natal has activated councillors and volunteers to assist affected communities after a tornado hit New Hanover, Pietermaritzburg. KZN rescue teams search for 7-year-old who was swept off bridge: The heavy rains in KwaZulu-Natal have struck again, this time claiming a seven-year-old boy who was swept away while walking home from … [Read more...]

Disaster management teams on standby as heavy storms predicted for KZN

Durban in the News: Disaster management teams on standby as heavy storms predicted for KZN: Disaster management teams in KwaZulu-Natal have been placed on high alert following reports of severe thunderstorms, MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Sipho Hlomuka said on Sunday. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

‘It will be a disaster’ – ANC KZN conference to be called off, says Mantashe

Durban in the News: 'It will be a disaster' - ANC KZN conference to be called off, says Mantashe: The African National Congress' national chairperson Gwede Mantashe has confirmed that the political party’s KwaZulu-Natal consultative conference will be called off. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Are you prepared for a data disaster?

Are you prepared for a data disaster?: Cloud Backup If all your company’s data was wiped out today, could you cope? It’s a fact that crime and theft in South Africa are putting businesses’ resiliency at risk daily. This is in combination with natural disasters such as flooding or fire, and global cyber-attacks such as ransomware. Yet, few businesses are truly prepared for an unforeseen disaster which could wipe out their essential data. Too often, companies’ backup systems are ineffective in the face of disaster, especially if the backups are … [Read more...]