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‘It’s a smear campaign’ - uMngeni municipality refutes nepotism allegations against Chris Pappas

Independent online (SA) 28 Sep 2023
The uMngeni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal has come out to defend Chris Pappas, its mayor who is accused of nepotism by giving business deals to his “partner,” Jean Pierre Prinsloo who is known as JP ... will be its premier candidate in KwaZulu-Natal for the 2024 elections.

IDC provided over R20bn to help fund industry and start-ups last year

Independent online (SA) 27 Sep 2023
Of these, about 8 500 jobs - mainly in KwaZulu-Natal - were saved by the IDC’s R1.25bn in support of Flood Relief Fund interventions - created to support businesses affected by last year’s flood in parts of KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Northwest, Northern Cape Mpumalanga and Gauteng ... BUSINESS REPORT.

News24 | KwaZulu-Natal residents brace themselves after warning of damaging waves of up to 5 metres

News24 27 Sep 2023
The KwaZulu-Natal Cogta department has warned residents and businesses, particularly those situated in coastal towns, of potentially damaging waves that could disrupt small harbours or ports and cause damage to coastal infrastructure ... .

Water restored in most parts of Umhlanga and Durban North

Business Day 26 Sep 2023
Water has been partially restored in the Umhlanga and Durban North areas of KwaZulu-Natal after residents and businesses experienced outages for as long as nine days ... Residents and businesses have been struggling to get water.

This is why South Africa is experiencing storm surges

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Sep 2023
A series of powerful tidal surges battered coastal areas in South Africa’s Western Cape, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces over the weekend of 16 September. One person died; cars, homes and businesses were damaged. A critical combination of three factors resulted in this significant flooding ... What is a storm surge? ... What is a spring tide? ... ....

Young swimmer refuses to let tough times hold him back

Business Day 21 Sep 2023
Aspiring Olympic swimmer Johnathan Els was thrown into the deep end early in his life — literally and figuratively ... The family moved back to Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal where Jennifer is now a full-time mom to three children and owner of the busy Foggy’s swimming school ... “Watching him, lit the spark in me ... Ogg explained ... Johnathan said ... .

Manufacturing sector rebounding but load shedding a damper

Independent online (SA) 20 Sep 2023
Manufacturing businesses in South Africa remain optimistic about conditions over the next 12 months, but have resolved to hold back on investing in expanding their operations due to uncertainty over the electricity supply ... the back of better business conditions ... BUSINESS REPORT .

DA turns to Human Rights Commission to act on disastrous Sassa saga

Independent online (SA) 19 Sep 2023
“We foresaw that Postbank would not cope with this added task and our fears have been realised, as we see that it has been placed under business rescue and Members of the Board have resigned,” said Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) KwaZulu-Natal member Les Govender ... “This is a dire and dangerous situation. Hungry people are understandably angry people.

Today’s daily horoscope for Sept. 16, 2023

NJ 16 Sep 2023
Venus and Jupiter. The disagreement of Venus and Jupiter sings like a Halsey song ... VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ... 23) ... Considered the more serious sibling of his clan, Nick Jonas has predominant earth sign energy in his natal chart, with six luminaries in earth signs. He is exceptionally grounded with a head for business and the stamina for career longevity.

No more letters from Shenge

Mail Guardian South Africa 15 Sep 2023
He was a busy man and the darling of the ... A busy man, but not too busy to straighten out a 21-year-old African affairs correspondent — it was The Natal Mercury after all — with the temerity to describe his attack on then ANC president Oliver Tambo in a speech as an attack.

Improved awareness and understanding of BEE Sector codes may be an antidote to construction mafias

Independent online (SA) 11 Sep 2023
Most famous among these are the ‘Amadela ngokubona’, emerging out of KwaZulu-Natal. There have been numerous calls for regulating business forums or collectives representing interest groups ... strategies to unlock new economic opportunities for their businesses ... BUSINESS REPORT .

Buthelezi: A political career defined by apartheid ministers and Zulu nationalism

Mail Guardian South Africa 09 Sep 2023
His black support base was further eroded by the carnage of the 1980s and 1990s, with research carried out in what is now KwaZulu-Natal showing that support was overwhelmingly rural based ... A volume of these anti-Buthelezi utterances was compiled, and copies were given to his political and business supporters.

If there’s one thing you do this week …

Mail Guardian South Africa 08 Sep 2023
The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Art’s Jomba! ... In celebration of the 25th anniversary, Jomba! will launch a book in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, supported by the French Institute of South Africa and Business and Arts South Africa.

BC-holiday-horoscopes 10/03/23

The Daily Independent - Ashland 07 Sep 2023
HOROSCOPES BY HOLIDAY. BY HOLIDAY MATHIS. FOR RELEASE. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2023. Libra Sun Check-in ... ARIES (March 21-April 19). This secret of leadership will apply ... 22) ... 23-Sept ... Like most Libras, Stefani thrives in partnerships, and this one has included co-parenting, business ownership and art. Her natal Sun, Mercury, Jupiter and Uranus are all in Libra ... .

ActionSA leader in KZN denies hiring scores of illegal immigrants to work at his laundry business

Independent online (SA) 01 Sep 2023
A regional leader of ActionSA in KwaZulu-Natal has denied allegations that his laundry business is flouting several labour laws and has hired illegal immigrants ... The accusation against him was made by a whistle-blower with the laundry business operating in Newcastle, in north-western KZN.

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