Durban student fighting for his life after being stabbed on DUT campus

Durban in the News: Durban student fighting for his life after being stabbed on DUT campus: A Durban University of Technology student is fighting for his life after being stabbed in the head. KwaZulu-Natal health dept does U-turn on hiring of foreign doctors: The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health has done an about-turn on a circular that went out stating the hiring of foreign doctors would be halted. Sharks snap up Stormers & Springbok loose forward: The Sharks have confirmed the signing of loose forward Sikhumbuzo Notshe from the … [Read more...]

Sharks Go Down Fighting – Featured Durban Blog

Sharks Go Down Fighting: The Cell C Sharks hosted the Hurricanes in our final home game of the Vodacom Super Rugby pool stages but the match ended in disappointment as the visitors secured a 30-17 victory. The Hurricanes trailed almost every statistic, but managed, when it counted, to close off opportunities as the game ebbed and flowed. Despite having barely a sniff of possession, it was the visiting Hurricanes who opened the scoring in the sixth minute, Jordie Barrett receiving the ball from his brother Beauden on our 22 and racing to score … [Read more...]

Port of Durban Appeals for Public Support in Fighting Plastic Pollution

Port of Durban Appeals for Public Support in Fighting Plastic Pollution: The Port of Durban has been badly affected by the large volume of waste and vegetation flowing into port waters after the recent heavy rains and flooding. Photo: Transnet NPA Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) at the Port of Durban has commenced a major clean-up to remove the large volume of waste and vegetation from the port after the recent heavy rains and flooding in KwaZulu-Natal. The adverse weather caused the usual deluge of plastic and other debris to flow … [Read more...]

Durban Image: Women farmers fighting for water

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Women farmers fighting for water Image by Oxfam International Our “stunt” will show women farmers, whose lives and livelihoods are at stake in the negotiations, alongside the politicians and negotiators who hold the power in their hands. Find out more about Oxfam's work at UN climate summit 2011 in Durban, South Africa Credit: Ainhoa Goma/Oxfam … [Read more...]