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Durban Named 5th Wealthiest City in Africa!

The City of Durban has been named the fifth wealthiest city in Africa.
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“We will not rest until we claim a spot in the top three.” That was the upbeat reaction from the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr. Sihle Zikalala, to news that Durban had been named as the fifth wealthiest city in Africa. According to the Afr-Asia Bank’s …

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Music with a view at White Mountain

Music with a view: KwaZulu-Natal’s only three-day acoustic music festival, White Mountain is known for its intimate, relaxed atmosphere and stunning setting.  Photo supplied.

Now in its 13th year, the annual White Mountain Festival is coming up from 27 to 30 September and is the perfect opportunity to get away from it all and unwind in a stunning setting while enjoying a three-day line-up of some of the best acoustic acts in the country. …

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Transnet Due to Commence DCT Berth Deepening Project

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Transnet’s forthcoming project to create deeper berths at Durban Container Terminal (DCT): Pier 2’s North Quay will enable the Port of Durban to accommodate newer generation container vessels by 2023. Addressing stakeholders at a business breakfast in Durban on Tuesday, representatives of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), Transnet Port Terminals …

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Summer Park Umhlanga breaks ground

Summer Park Umhlanga breaks ground

Following the successful, first-ever residential online sales launch 9 months ago, Summer Park Umhlanga officially broke ground on Thursday, 16 August. Having started with an extremely positive reaction, with R60 million sold in 42 seconds of the online launch, Summer Park Umhlanga has not slowed down in sales, resulting in …

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Durban ICC Became A Symbol For Democracy

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The Durban International Convention Centre has been a winner since 8 August 1997 when South Africa’s first democratic president Nelson Mandela cut the ribbon. It is perhaps significant that Durban ICC celebrates its 21stanniversary in the year that also marks 100 years since the birth of our beloved Madiba. _____________________________________________________ …

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Durban Port to get new helicopter

One of Transnet National Ports Authority’s existing AgustaWestland (AW 109) helicopters in the Port of Durban

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has concluded negotiations and signed an agreement for the manufacture, supply and delivery of two new helicopters to service the Ports of Durban and Richards Bay. The AgustaWestland (AW 109) helicopters, valued at around R250 million, are being procured from Leonardo S.p.A., formerly Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Finmeccanica …

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Durban ICC Appoints New Marketing, Sales And Events Director

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The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Langley to the role of Marketing, Sales and Events Director. Langley brings a wealth of industry knowledge to the role, having previously worked in Cape Town, Gauteng and the Eastern Cape in various tourism marketing …

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Pizza Hut Opens in Durban

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In September 2014, just under 3 years ago, Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands, Inc and the world’s largest pizza restaurant company entered the African market by opening its first store in South Africa and to date, has just over 190 stores successfully operating throughout the African continent. In …

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