Cele welcomes failed bail application in Sindiso Magaqa murder case

Durban in the News: Cele welcomes failed bail application in Sindiso Magaqa murder case: Police Minister General Bheki Cele has welcomed the failed bail application of three men accused of murdering former ANC Youth League secretary general Sindiso Magaqa. Sharks brace for attack-minded Lions: Sharks assistant coach Ricardo Loubscher says the Lions pose a serious challenge ahead of their Super Rugby clash at Kings Park. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Project Dignity welcomes government’s abolishment of VAT on sanitary pads

Project Dignity welcomes government’s abolishment of VAT on sanitary pads: The collective voice of various civil society organisations and NPOs resulted in a welcome announcement during the 2018 medium-term budget speech that Value-Added Tax on sanitary pads has been abolished. From 1 April 2019, the South African public will now save when purchasing sanitary products – welcome relief to many cash-strapped households. Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni’s, policy statement, tabled in parliament, read: “Earlier this year [2018]‚ a panel of … [Read more...]

KZN DPP welcomes rhino poachers’ sentencing as a good deterrent

Durban in the News: KZN DPP welcomes rhino poachers' sentencing as a good deterrent: The Director of Public Prosecutions in KwaZulu-Natal believes the sentences imposed on three convicted rhino poachers in the province will deter other poachers from hunting or killing the endangered animals. KZN police await report into alleged xenophobic attacks in Durban: Police in KwaZulu-Natal are waiting for a full report from Greenwood Park Police Station into alleged xenophobic violence that has afflicted parts of the … [Read more...]

Decorex Durban welcomes big crowds to African-inspired exhibition

Decorex Durban welcomes big crowds to African-inspired exhibition: Lighting Project by Springlights It was non-stop inspiration at this year’s Decorex Durban as 21 628 visitors streamed through the doors of the Durban Exhibition from 21 to 24 March, taking in 2019 trends showcased by Africa’s leading décor, design and lifestyle exhibition. “The ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’ theme was so beautifully incorporated into every aspect of this year’s Decorex Durban and visitors – which increased from last year – really responded … [Read more...]