Zandile Gumede’s fate as mayor to be revealed this week

Durban in the News: Zandile Gumede's fate as mayor to be revealed this week: The ANC team investigating if embattled eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede can continue her tenure as mayor of Durban will deliver a report to the party's provincial leadership in the coming days. WATCH: EFF's Julius Malema tells crowd at Durban July after-party to 'go to your rooms and have sex': EFF leader Julius Malema urged a room full of people at a Vodacom Durban July after-party to go to their hotel rooms and have sex with their waiting partners. Du Preez … [Read more...]

Bigger, Better Mercury Wine Week Returns To Greyville

Bigger, Better Mercury Wine Week Returns To Greyville: South Africa’s oldest wine event, the Mercury Wine Week, which takes place this year from 29 to 31 August, is returning to the Greyville Convention Centre at Greyville Racecourse with a tipple for just about every taste. As a highlight on Durban’s social calendar, the Mercury Wine Week offers wine-lovers a sampling smorgasbord of over 70 of the country’s leading winemakers from the Cape winelands’ finest red, white, rosé and sparkling wine estates. Wine-enthusiasts will get the opportunity … [Read more...]

Bestselling Coffee Author to visit Durban for FNB Creative Coffee Week

Bestselling Coffee Author to visit Durban for FNB Creative Coffee Week: Colin Harmon Colin Harmon, author of the bestseller, ‘What I know About Running Coffee Shops’, has been announced as one of the ‘International Coffee Celebrities’ speaking at the 2019 FNB Creative Coffee Week, taking place in Durban from 27 to 29 June. Colin Harmon is a four-time Irish Barista Champion and owner of Dublin’s 3fe Coffee, one of the world’s most innovative and progressive specialty coffee shops. Colin will join three other international guest speakers who will … [Read more...]

At least 20 trucks torched per week in KZN, say truck owners

Durban in the News: At least 20 trucks torched per week in KZN, say truck owners: While renewed government interventions have been put in place to curb attacks on truckers in KwaZulu-Natal, at least 20 trucks per week have been torched in the last three weeks. Umhlanga pensioner in ICU after home invasion, assault: An Umhlanga resident in Durban is in intensive care after suffering a head injury during a house robbery, according to Durban North police. KZN police investigating neglect after 4 children burn to death in home: … [Read more...]