It’s official: eThekwini council finally elects a new mayor

Durban in the News: It's official: eThekwini council finally elects a new mayor: A full sitting of the eThekwini city council has elected Mxolisi Kaunda to succeed Zandile Gumede as executive mayor. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Is Zandile Gumede set to return to eThekwini municipality?

Durban in the News: Is Zandile Gumede set to return to eThekwini municipality?: Despite media reports of embattled eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede backtracking on her resignation, the ANC's national spokesperson, Pule Mabe, told News24 he was not aware of her intention to hold on to the mayoral chain. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Zandile Gumede supporters still want her back as eThekwini ANC chair, DA welcomes resignation

Durban in the News: Zandile Gumede supporters still want her back as eThekwini ANC chair, DA welcomes resignation: Supporters of former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede still believe their backing of the embattled politician was justified, while the DA has welcomed her official resignation. Three arrested in Durban kidnapping case: An intensive investigation by the Chatsworth police in Durban has led to the arrest of three suspected kidnappers, say the police. WATCH | Guard shoots body of 'lifeless' Durban CIT suspect after fatal … [Read more...]

ANC attempt to raise eThekwini city manager’s salary by R700k blocked

Durban in the News: ANC attempt to raise eThekwini city manager's salary by R700k blocked: ANC councillors' attempt to raise the salary of eThekwini City Manager Sipho Nzuza by about R700 000 has been thwarted by opposition councillors. Mayoral limbo continues as Zandile Gumede's special leave extended... again: The ANC's provincial executive committee has announced that embattled eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede's special leave will be extended for a second time as a decision on her future has still not been made. 72 KZN schoolchildren … [Read more...]