WATCH: ‘We will return,’ say eThekwini mayor’s supporters after day of violence, arrests

Durban in the News: WATCH: 'We will return,' say eThekwini mayor's supporters after day of violence, arrests: It was a day of running battles and high emotion as Zandile Gumede's supporters and the police clashed, which saw more than 20 people being detained, arrested or injured. Sanef condemns attack, manhandling of journalists in Durban: The South African National Editors’ Forum has condemned the manhandling of two journalists during a protest in support of suspended eThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede. WATCH: Journalists manhandled, … [Read more...]

‘Terrified’ acting eThekwini mayor Fawzia Peer says ‘paraffin water’ should not be tested at in-house lab

Durban in the News: 'Terrified' acting eThekwini mayor Fawzia Peer says 'paraffin water' should not be tested at in-house lab: Acting eThekwini mayor Fawzia Peer says she does not trust the in-house municipal lab that will be testing water that she drank, which was allegedly spiked with paraffin. Former Bok, Sharks legend set for Durban return?: Former Springbok wing JP Pietersen could be on his way back to Durban to finish his career at the Sharks. Forex trader spends birthday in jail for 'unpaid' R36 000 Durban nightclub bill - … [Read more...]

eThekwini must prioritise the repair of its damaged air quality monitors

eThekwini must prioritise the repair of its damaged air quality monitors: The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini is concerned by media reports stating that 3 of the 14 air quality monitors that the city manages are currently broken. In 2017, DA questions to the council revealed that the 3 monitors in question, namely the Jacobs, Grosvenor and Warwick Avenue air quality monitoring stations were not functional. EThekwini Municipality assured us that the monitors would be repaired in 2017, 2-years later, the monitors are still not working. A report … [Read more...]

eThekwini mayoral post doesn’t belong to Zandile Gumede, but to the ANC – youth league

Durban in the News: eThekwini mayoral post doesn't belong to Zandile Gumede, but to the ANC - youth league: The ANC Youth League in the eThekwini region says the position of mayor does not belong to any specific person, but to the governing party in the metro. Zandile Gumede placed on leave to protect integrity of ANC - KZN party leadership: The decision by the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal that eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede be placed on leave for 30 days was taken to maintain the integrity of the ruling party. Click HERE … [Read more...]