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.
Cannabis is mostly used recreationally or as a medicinal drug. It may also be used as part of religious or spiritual rites. In 2013, between 128 and 232 million people used cannabis (2.7% to 4.9% of the global population between the ages of 15 and 65). In 2015, almost half of the people in the United States have tried marijuana, 12% have used it in the past year, and 7.3% have used it in the past month.
MSC Orchestra, a popular ship for South African holidaymakers, will homeport in Durban and Cape Town for the local 2021/22 season and offer 2-, 3-, 4- and 7-night voyages until May 11 next year ... MSC Orchestra will offer 41 local cruises from both Durban and Cape Town.
“Africa’s most modern marine terminal” was the headline in 1961, about the construction of Durban’s Ocean Terminal in the Sept/Oct 1961 issue of TradeLinks, a newsletter covering industrial and commercial news in the province at the time. And while the opening of Durban’s new ...
DurbanSurf’s Kristin Bellinghan, SashaCorris and Amica de Jager also had a strong week ... The absence of these KZN stars impacted on the overall club performance, with the KZN clubs of Durban Surf, Marine and Umhlanga finishing outside the top three. Umhlanga placed fifth with Durban Surf in ninth place ... 9 Durban Surf.
The disastrous chemical spill in July and constant sewage spillages into rivers and the ocean along the KwaZulu-Natal coast are undoing work of environmental groups to protect marine life. DurbanNorth beaches ...Beaches, fishing and the use of any marine resource remains prohibited.
Durban – PresidentCyril Ramaphosa, during his address to the nation on Thursday night, announced the roll-out of Vooma Vaccination Weekend which hopes to boost the country’s vaccination programme ... If you live in Durban, this is where you can get your jab. ... uShaka MarineWorld. Chesterville Hall ... Watercrest Mall ... uShaka Marine World ... uShaka Marine World.
DURBAN ... The launch took place at uShaka MarineWorld, as the country celebrates Heritage Month ... uShaka Marine World chief executive Ndabo Khoza said they are prepared to work with the City as stakeholders, to ensure Durban is a destination of choice. “As a coastal city, it is imperative to showcase and educate people about marine life.
She used her flair for storytelling to highlight the gems, like the DurbanCity Hall, UshakaMarineWorld and Port NatalMaritime Museum, creating a vivid picture of what travellers can expect when they visit Durban ... Their new campaign aims to change that and showcase that Durban is truly the "warmest place to be".
The plant contained about 1 600 hazardous materials and the blaze, which took place more than a week ago, has affected air quality and marine ecosystems around the DurbanNorth area ...Last week, environmental lobby group, groundWork also advised people of Durban against any swimming activities in that area.
Now a week later and air quality and marine life in Durban are still under threat following the torching of a chemical warehouse in Cornubia, which housed over 1600 hazardous materials ... At the time the EthekwiniMunicipality reported mass fish and crustacean deaths along the Umhlanga and Umdhloti Lagoons, north of Durban and closed the beaches.
SERVICE levels at Transnet’s two ports in KwaZulu-Natal, Durban and Richards Bay, which were gripped by shutdowns, looting and the burning of businesses last week, have improved since Thursday, Transnet said on Friday ...Terminal operations at Durban also continued to improve.
The fact that certain groups managed to close the economic umbilical cord - the main road from South Africa's largest port in Durban to its industrial heartland, Gauteng - for several days reveals some level of organisation and determination as well as the weakness of the authorities ... But no nefarious groups have yet shown any marine proclivities.