Unions will be held accountable for damages during eThekwini strike – premier

Durban in the News: Unions will be held accountable for damages during eThekwini strike – premier: Striking eThekwini Metro workers who illegally used municipal vehicles and caused damages will be held accountable, KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu says. 'Young boys cannot write about our history' - Ace Magushule criticises the media: ANC secretary general Ace Magashule says the media is ignorant of the struggles that the ruling party and its members have endured. Du Preez praises dominant Sharks defence: Sharks coach Robert du … [Read more...]

ANC KZN delegates want canned congress held within 6 weeks

Durban in the News: ANC KZN delegates want canned congress held within 6 weeks: The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says it wants to have another go at holding its elective congress within the next six weeks, provided that its national leadership agrees. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Highlights From The Agricultural Conference Held Recently In Durban – Featured Durban Blog

Highlights From The Agricultural Conference Held Recently In Durban: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Agricultural Extension Week South Africa 2017Last week I attended this conference which was held in Durban.These were just some of the key insights from the speakers:‘Knowledge should find its way back to the users.’‘Markets for Agricultural Products are not an easy field.’‘You need to be innovative.’‘This is not as easy as selling Coca-Cola or Cellphones.’We also heard some scary forecasts for the future:‘Global food production must … [Read more...]

First TEDx Talk held in Pietermaritzburg

First TEDx Talk held in Pietermaritzburg: From left: Father Neil Frank, Heidi Matisson, Hsin “Cynthia” Chiang, Pierre Buckley and Joan Akob. One of the most long awaited events at UKZN finally took place at the Ronald MacMillan Theatre with the audience showing up in its numbers to pack the venue in anticipation of the night ahead. Making its first debut in Pietermaritzburg, the TEDx (Technology, Entertainment and Design) Talk with a focus on bio-global immigration and astronomy was sure to engulf, inspire, educate and unleash fresh ideas. … [Read more...]