KwaZuluNatal in South Africa is a beautiful place with diverse cultures, but recent floods have caused fatalities and missing persons. Despite this, the province’s spirit of togetherness shines through, fueling a forwardlooking attitude exemplified by the R10 billion revitalization project of the Virginia Airport site. The treasured tourism sector is a pillar of KwaZuluNatal’s identity that the development can breathe new life into, drawing lessons from Cyprus’s focus on yearround niche tourism to further develop its economy and bridge regional disparity. KwaZuluNatal’s resilience and commitment to progress are evident on social media, and the anticipated investment in the Virginia Airport development is a significant stride towards securing the region’s future.
KwaZuluNatal, a coastal province in South Africa, has been successful in maintaining stable dam levels throughout the winter season. This accomplishment is a testament to the province’s commitment to ensuring a consistent water supply and promoting responsible water usage. This article provides an overview of the current situation of dam levels in KwaZuluNatal and emphasizes the importance of water conservation measures.
The Makhathini Lower Pongola Water User Association (WUA) is a collective effort to promote efficient water management in the northern KwaZuluNatal area. The interim management committee started establishing a robust governance structure for the association. The goal is to facilitate the election of the management committee on May 16, 2023, in Jozini.
The annual Africa’s Travel Indaba, a prominent tourism marketing event in Africa, is happening on May 10 and 11, 2023, in Durban, KwaZuluNatal. The event brings together international buyers and media to showcase the best tourism products in Southern Africa.
The Electoral Commission has announced the voter registration weekend for the upcoming municipal ward byelections in Gauteng, KwaZuluNatal, Mpumalanga, and the Western Cape provinces. The byelections will be held on 28 June 2023, and it is crucial for eligible voters to register, check their details, and update their addresses if necessary.
In May of 2023, Minister Senzo Mchunu of Water and Sanitation, along with Deputy Ministers David Mahlobo and Judith Tshabalala, conducted a crucial ministerial visit to the northern KwaZuluNatal district of uMkhanyakude. The purpose of this visit was to evaluate the progress made in refurbishing and upgrading the water supply schemes in KwaHlabisa and Mtubatuba Local Municipalities.
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has allocated R62 billion for the COVID19 TERS relief funds, of which KwaZuluNatal businesses received R9.2 billion. To verify that the monies were paid to workers who were meant to receive the relief funds, the “follow the money” audit was set up.
The Bambisanani Partnership, in collaboration with the University of Leeds, has launched a new cycling hub in Nkandla, KwaZuluNatal, to teach children how to ride and maintain bicycles. This new facility will accommodate 5,000 children yearly and act as a talent identification program for the KZNCycling performance pathway.
The N2 Wild Coast Road Project is a significant infrastructure project that has the potential to revolutionize South Africa’s transport industry. The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) is responsible for the project, estimated to cost R10 billion.
The African National Congress (ANC) managed to retain its seat won in the 2021 Municipal Elections, but the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) each won a seat that was previously held by the ANC in the provinces of Free State, KwaZuluNatal, and Western Cape.
The Oceans Mall, located in Umhlanga, KwaZuluNatal, South Africa, has been making waves in the retail industry since its opening in November 2022. The mall, developed by businessman Vivian Reddy, has been called the “Dubai in Durban” and has been described as a “game changer” for KwaZuluNatal.
On Monday, April 5th, tragedy struck the N3 highway near Hilton in the KwaZuluNatal Midlands of South Africa. Reports indicate a multivehicle pileup involving five trucks, eight minibusses, and 22 light motor vehicles occurred in the early morning hours. The incident resulted in at least five fatalities and several injuries. The tragic accident has caused the closure of both the northbound and southbound lanes of the N3 highway, resulting in significant travel disruptions for motorists.