Exotic pet trade highlighted at Crocworld Conservation Centre’s November talks

Exotic pet trade highlighted at Crocworld Conservation Centre’s November talks: Crocworld Conservation Centre on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast welcomes two dynamic speakers to the programme for the November edition of the educational monthly talks. On Saturday, 9 November, Ndivhuwo Shivambu (PMB) and Tinyiko Cavin Shivambu (PMB), PhD candidates in Zoology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), will each give a presentation on the impact of exotic pet species on the South African environment. Martin Rodrigues, Manager of Crocworld … [Read more...]

SA Mountain Bike Sensation Ike Klaassen Talks Audi Nines

SA Mountain Bike Sensation Ike Klaassen Talks Audi Nines: SA Mountain Bike Sensation Ike Klaassen Talks Audi Nines Birkenfeld, Germany – nearly 4,000 spectators thronged to the Ellweiler stone quarry near Birkenfeld, Germany last month to watch the exciting conclusion of The Audi Nines MTB 2019. In collaboration with Bikepark Idarkopf, the unique mountain bike event gathered a number of the world’s best mountain bikers from 11 nations to this unconventional location for a week of photo and video shoots on spectacular features, which … [Read more...]

DUT lectures to resume despite no end in tense wage talks

Durban in the News: DUT lectures to resume despite no end in tense wage talks: Despite hopes to finalise wage negotiations by the weekend, Durban University of Technology and striking staff were unable to reach a conclusion. University of Zululand staff told to return to work following protests: The University of Zululand staff have been instructed to return to work, following recent violent student protest action. Man sentenced to 12 years in prison for raping pupil at knife point: A 26-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man has been sentenced to … [Read more...]

DUT wage talks impasse ends after govt steps in over protracted strike

Durban in the News: DUT wage talks impasse ends after govt steps in over protracted strike: Durban University of Technology is to reopen its doors, thanks to positive mediation between unions and management, the government has said. Couple still missing as third suspect is arrested in KZN kidnapping 'terrorism' case: Two of three suspects arrested so far in the kidnapping of a couple from Cape Town face charges for possibly contravening the Protection of Constitutional Democracy Against Terrorist and Related Activities Act. Students … [Read more...]