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...]

Wright: It’s wrong to say we’re out the Currie Cup race

Durban in the News: Wright: It's wrong to say we're out the Currie Cup race: Sharks scrumhalf Cameron Wright believes the Durbanites are still in the Currie Cup title race despite their results in this year’s competition suggesting quite the opposite. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

What does the sewage sludge treatment plant of the future look like? It’s already here.

What does the sewage sludge treatment plant of the future look like? It’s already here.: T PARK is exceptional on several counts: environmental, technological and societal. It reconciles urban ecology with the art of living; an example of the circular economy serving economic development and the environment. Today, the technology exists to build sewage treatment plants that are 100% water and energy autonomous. This is demonstrated at the Veolia-built and operated T PARK sludge treatment facility in Hong Kong. The plant processes 1 200 tonnes … [Read more...]

Black mamba sightings: It’s mating season, so ‘call the professionals’

Durban in the News: Black mamba sightings: It's mating season, so 'call the professionals': It is normal for people to see many black mambas this time of year and residents should call professional handlers if they encounter one, the KwaZulu-Natal Amphibian and Reptile Conservation advises. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]