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Durban: Is Desalination The Answer?

Durban Desalination

MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs for KwaZulu-Natal, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, told media gathered at the opening press briefing of WISA 2016 that all options – including that of desalination – are being considered in a bid to ensure continuous water availability for South Africans. Desalinisation has long been a …

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Indaba: Opening address by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom

Indaba 2016

Indaba 2016 Speech by Derek Hanekom – Minister of Tourism in South Africa May 7th 2016 My fellow Ministers of Tourism from Africa, Members of National, Provincial and Municipal Government present, Organisers, exhibitors, buyers and members of the media, You are all part of our tourism family. Many of you …

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KwaZulu-Natal: Fast becoming an economic powerhouse


A journey of building a stronger KwaZulu-Natal is continuing with KZN Premier Senzo Mchunu determined to position this province as an economic powerhouse.  Today, Mchunu hosted the Ambassador of Qatar, His Excellency Mr Salem Abdulla al-Jaber and the Ambassador of Poland, Her Excellency Ms Anna Raduchwska-Brochwicz. “Because of our hard …

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International Flying Aces to Buzz Durban

Sky Grand Prix

BEST OF THE BEST TO COMPETE IN DURBAN The Sky Grand Prix of Aerobatics will take place in Durban on the 28 May at Greyville Racecourse. The Aerobatic flying will occur over the lush playing greens of Royal Durban Golf course and will feature Ten of the Worlds most experienced pilots swathed …

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It’s World Dolphin Day!

Dolphin Day 2016 Durban

This holiday is celebrated throughout the world and in the grand scheme of things, Dolphin Day is perhaps one of the most well-known unofficial holidays of the world. Having gained steam in the 1990s and continuing into the present day, this holiday focuses on the worldwide plight of the dolphins. Considering how …

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World Travel Awards honour the Durban ICC for the 15th time !

Ecstatic: Durban ICC Chief Executive Officer, Lindiwe Rakharebe receives the World Travel Award for “Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre”. This is the 15th time the Centre has been voted the best facility of its kind on the continent.

The Durban International Convention Centre has taken the title of “Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre” at the World Travel Awards once again! The award was conveyed at a dazzling red carpet event at the Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est on the northern tip of Zanzibar, Tanzania on Saturday evening. Widely regarded …

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Sky Grand Prix Bets On Greyville

Sky Grand Prix

The extremely popular Sky Grand Prix of Aerobatics will return to the skies of Durban on the 28 May at Greyville Race Course. This event goes beyond any other aviation event that has been staged in Durban or South Africa. Spectators can look forward to the thrilling sounds and aerobatics of these …

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City Cements Relationship With Canadian University


EThekwini Municipality City Manager, Sibusiso Sithole signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Canadian Simon Fraser University at the 4th Research Symposium (EURS 2016) at the ICC yesterday, 05 April 2016. The MOA expresses the intention of the City and the university to work together on various projects focussing …

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