KZN tightens security to curb rhino poaching
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife is tightening its security in an effort to prevent rhino poaching. “Ezemvelo has strengthened its manpower by recruiting an additional 18 security personnel, who will be deployed in 10 rhino reserves,” MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Sihle Zikalala, said. On Wednesday, MEC Zikalala... Read more
SANRAL preserves rare plant species, sensitive habitats
Proactive steps taken by SANRAL’s environmental experts are preserving rare plant species and sensitive habitats during road-building programmes throughout South Africa. Mpati Makoa, the Environmental Manager of the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL), says the coming Arbour Month activities will focus on the need to protect... Read more
Over R650m redirected to metros infrastructure development
In response to rapid urbanisation, the forum of Minister and MECs of Human Settlements (MINMEC) has taken a decision to redirect over R650 million Urban Settlements Development Grant (USDG) to the country’s five metropolitan municipalities. The five municipalities – Mangaung, Ekurhuleni, City of Johannesburg, City of Tshwane and City... Read more
Dude TradePort calls for ad agency
In the latest government tender bulletin, the Dube TradePort Corporation (DTPC) has called for suitably experienced service providers to tender for the appointment of an Advertising Agency to develop highly effective marketing strategies and creative rollout, for a period of 3 years that support the organisation’s strategic objectives. The Dube TradePort Corporation is... Read more
Bumper SANRAL opportunities in latest tender bulletin
In the latest edition, the tenders as called for by South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) indicate the short to medium priorities of the road agency. Tenders of various natures such as resealing, special maintenance, geotechnical drilling services, geotechnical core drilling  and consulting engineering services are advertised... Read more
Durban joins elite cities programme
Durban has joined the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Programme and is committed to building a city that will withstand the changes of time, climate and society. It aims to create a city that will survive and thrive in spite of environmental and societal changes. As Debra Roberts, Durban’s... Read more
KZN black industrialists receive boost
Black industrialists in KwaZulu-Natal have received a boost from the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Department of Trade and Industry and the KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Department. Through the memorandum, the dti and the KZN department have committed themselves to establish a... Read more
THE SUNNY coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal will play host to the Tourism Indaba for the next five years. President Jacob Zuma made the announcement during the opening of the 2017 Tourism Indaba today at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre. KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu welcomed the news on... Read more
  Despite increased political and financial volatility in South Africa, its cities fell within the top 100 of the world’s highest quality of living and remain attractive destinations for expanding business operations and sending expatriates on assignment, according to Mercer’s 19th annual Quality of Living survey. Durban (87) ranked the highest... Read more
17-11-2011 -The Department of Water and Environmental Affairs has issued a positive Record of Decision (RoD) for the proposed fibre optic data cable linking Port Elizabeth and Durban. The decision is still subject to an appeal period to the Minister Edna Molewa. The Port Elizabeth-Durban link via Grahamstown, East... Read more