Durban (Zulu:eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. After Johannesburg, the Durban Metropolitan Area ranks second among the most populous urban areas in South Africa, virtually ex-aequo with Cape Town. It is also the second most important manufacturing hub in South Africa after Johannesburg. It forms part of the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality. Durban is famous for being the busiest port in South Africa. It is also seen as one of the major centres of tourism because of the city's warm subtropical climate and extensive beaches. The municipality, which includes neighbouring towns, has a population of almost 3.5million, making the combined municipality one of the biggest cities on the Indian Ocean coast of the African continent. The metropolitan land area of 2,292 square kilometres (885sqmi) is comparatively larger than other South African cities, resulting in a somewhat lower population density of 1,513/km2 (3,920/sqmi). It has the highest number of dollar millionaires added per year of any South African city with the number rising 200% between 2000 and 2014.
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Durban – The KwaZulu-Natal acting provincial electoral officer Ntombifuthi Masinga on Friday said that despite having a truncated timeline, it is all systems go for the voter registration weekend. Masinga was speaking at the IEC’s provincial offices in Westville, Durban, ahead of ...
A DURBAN High Court Judge has raised eyebrows after he issued a directive that only people who had been vaccinated against Covid-19 or who could provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test result would be allowed to attend the court case involving KwaZulu-Natal ANC deputy chairperson and former MEC, Mike Mabuyakhulu.
DURBAN – A FAMILY who lost four relatives, including three young children, when a security officer allegedly opened fire at their Bruntville home in Mooi River at the weekend, say they have a lot of questions about what could have led to the shooting. A security officer from Mooi ...
Durban... “Some of my colleagues went to the finance offices of the SAPS in Durban, and were greeted with a sign at the reception that basically said the finance department would not entertain questions about when the overtime would be paid ... Being a police officer is sometimes a thankless job,” said the officer.
DURBAN. The driver of a well-known courier company was arrested and charged for allegedly transporting drugs to Durban on Thursday afternoon. KZN police said police officers deployed at Emanguzi were conducting stop and searches at Scabazini area when they spotted a courier vehicle driving reckless.
In a statement, provincial police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said that an intelligence driven operation was conducted on Wednesday afternoon by officers from the Provincial Drug and FirearmUnit in Bayview, Durban, in search of suspects involved in drug-related cases.
Charles Maher, the Head of Marketing and Head of Project Portfolio ManagementOffice (PPMO) at SAS said that the vessel had unfortunately also sustained underwater damage and it was decided that the best course of action was for the vessel to sail to Durban where the vessel could be docked and effectively repaired.
Durban - UMLAZI police station urgently needed 28 officers and 21 vehicles to fight crime in the township, said PoliceMinisterBheki Cele during his visit to two separate murder crime scenes in the township on Thursday ... officers and vehicles, which were at garages being repaired.
Durban - Former communications minister Dina Pule, who left public office under a cloud of corruption, is set to be part of a three-member panel tasked with resolving a dispute over the appointment of ANC candidates in Mpumalanga. Pule is set to work alongside party veterans Ben Mthembu and Nokulunga Mkhonto ... I was not recommended or deployed.
DURBAN. Two officers from the RTI were ambushed and killed on the N2 on Monday afternoon. KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, CommunitySafety and Liaison Neliswa Peggy Nkonyeni sent messages of condolences to the families of the officers.