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In celebration of superwomen: heroines will rise!

ECR Business Womens' Breakfast

Business Womens Breakfast: In acknowledgement of Women’s Month and in celebration of all Superwomen in KwaZulu-Natal, East Coast Radio has invited four of South Africa’s admired thought-leaders and trendsetters to share their insights in Durban. TV and media personality, Khanyi Dhlomo, entrepreneur, Vusi Thembekwyo, IT guru, Stafford Masie and FNB …

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Vodacom Durban July Weekend Set To Boost The Local Tourism Sector

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The Vodacom Durban July, a prestigious annual event on Durban’s entertainment calendar, promises to be even better this year and inject approximately R1 billion into the KwaZulu-Natal economy. The City is expecting more than 2 million visitors to Durban, which will see the hotel occupancy rate averaging at 85 percent. …

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Durban retains Indaba for 2017!

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South African Tourism announces the future of Indaba and Meetings Africa. South African Tourism owns and manages two trade show exhibitions, Indaba and Meetings Africa. The objective for both platforms is to create market access and business growth for African tourism products and services. A Rapid Review on Indaba conducted …

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Oceans Introduces R700-million Gem to “Triangle of Opulence”

Oceans Umhlanga Radisson Blu Hotel

  The much-vaunted Oceans Umhlanga development added a new jewel to its crown today with the launch of its latest unique feature, the R700-million Radisson Blu Hotel. This first footprint of Radisson in KZN Province has been hailed as a defining coup for the City of Durban and Entrepreneur extraordinaire …

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Indaba: Opening address by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom

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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

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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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Recruits from South Durban Basin Join TNPA Training Course

Students participating in the three year Millwright course being run by the Transnet School of Engineering as part of Transnet National Ports Authority’s Operation Phakisa technical training.

Being a part of Transnet National Ports Authority’s Operation Phakisa technical training course for 23-year-old Vuyani Chiya is more than an opportunity to further his education – it is the means through which he hopes to change both his own life and that of his mother. The 23-year-old from Umlazi …

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R30m Repair Job Completed at Durban Dry Dock

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The 35 metre long 900 ton outer caisson at the Port of Durban’s Prince Edward Graving Dock has now been commissioned after being refurbished at a cost of R30 million. This was the third and final phase of Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) comprehensive repair programme on the structure which …

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