In the contest towards the 2024 CAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament, women’s football finds itself at the centre of the world stage. On the trajectory of victory, Banyana Banyana, Senior Women’s South African Football team, once again made their nation proud when they sealed the deal against DR Congo at the Orlando Stadium on Monday.
PARIS – South Africa lifts the Webb Ellis Cup for the fourth time at the Rugby World Cup 2023, capping an incredible final presentation at Stade de France. The tenth edition of the Rugby World Cup came to a spectacular finish on 28 October when the champions were crowned in front of 80,000 spectators at Stade de France in Parish and hundreds of millions more via television and social media.
In recent years, the concept of environmental sustainability has gained substantial traction across various industries, and the world of sports is no exception. Environmental sustainability within the sports sector refers to the integration of eco-friendly practices, resource conservation, and responsible management of waste and carbon emissions.
JARANWALA – More than 100 people have been arrested in the Punjab province of Pakistan after thousands of Muslims burned churches and vandalised homes. Violence in Jaranwala was sparked by claims that two Christian men had torn pages from a copy of the Quran. The two men accused of damaging the Quran, Islam’s holy book, have been arrested and are being investigated for blasphemy, which is punishable by death in Pakistan. While some have been sentenced to death, it has never been carried out. However a mere accusation of blasphemy can result in widespread riots, sometimes leading to lynching and killings.
DURBAN – BRICS delegates participated in a site visit to the Green Corridors KwaMashu Materials Beneficiation Centre on Tuesday. Delegates’ jaws dropped in awe at the BRICS Urbanisation Summit site visit to an innovation centre led by Green Corridors in KwaMashu that develops small-scale, low tech high replicable business models located close to the source of the waste material. These business models are operated by start-up SMMEs who are trained in beneficiating their available/focus waste materials.
DURBAN – The South African Department of Water and Sanitation held its annual National Youth Indaba to empower young minds. The week-long Water and Sanitation Youth Indaba held at Durban’s ICC came to an end on 30 June, leaving behind a ripple effect of inspiration and a united front dedicated to address water challenges faced by the nation.
DURBAN – Mini cyclone and heavy rains left many homes and hearts devastated. A mini cyclone wreaked havoc in the town of Inanda, a town of Durban, South Africa, and its surrounding areas, leaving a trail of destruction, injured individuals, and damaged homes.
DURBAN – City ready to give Hollywoodbets Durban July attendees an “out of this world” experience. A colourful glimpse of the fashion that will be showcased at the ‘Hollywoodbets Durban July Experience was highlighted at a media launch today, 21 June.
JOHANNESBURG – Activists gathered in protest against bank’s alleged involvement in the East Africa Oil Pipeline project. One of South Africa’s major banks were called to give account on their alleged involvement with the controversial East Africa Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project on Monday.
DURBAN – The City honoured excellence and resilience at the recent Durban Tourism Business Awards. Entrepreneurs in the tourism, hospitality, and creative industries received a much-needed boost for their businesses when they were honoured at the 2nd Durban Tourism Business Awards yesterday, 15 June, at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre.
AFRICA – Africa Travel Indaba 2023 was a resounding success as it is reported that around 8 629 delegates from all over the world attended the iconic African leisure trade show from 9-11 May at Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre.
AFRICA – Safe Cities is attending the upcoming Africa’s Travel Indaba in Durban, 9-11 May 2023 at Durban’s International Convention Centre. This valuable initiative is boasting of collaborating with 120 SME’s and exhibitors and vital to the implementation of Durban’s tourism recovery plan to increase the City’s GDP. “Last year, the show drew over 5500 delegates to Durban, contributing a total of R102.6 million to the City’s GDP”, says Patricia de Lille, Minister of Tourism, in her address to the media.
The Citizens’ Parliament believes that they are the voice of the dream of the New Nation envisioned by the people of South Africa during the years of the liberation struggle. “The prosperous New Nation must be built, in humble submission to Almighty God, our Creator, Father, King, Lawgiver, Judge and Saviour of our liberation struggle and freedom, recognised in the Constitution of South Africa”, says Mkangeli Matomela, National Convenor of Citizens’ Parliament, at their second sitting in Phoenix, Durban, on Wednesday, 2 November 2022. All green lights were given at this assembly, represented by four provinces in South Africa, and “The People must govern” statement was submitted to the NCOP on Tuesday, 8 November 2022.
DURBAN: Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley addressed delegates at the 20th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on Friday. Introduced by the first female premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, the first female leader of Barbados, Prime Minister Mia Mottley, considered it a special privilege to address delegates at the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at the Durban ICC on 12 November. “There are few people who I believe have stood out as a moral colossus on a global landscape, and Nelson Mandela stood as one of those men.”
Citizens must be educated about their Constitutional rights says NNM in submission on Electoral Amendment Bill
JOHANNESBURG – South Africans need to know that the Constitution of SA protects justice and freedom and that they are not held ransom by the current electoral system which serves the interests of political parties and not the people, says the Citizen’s Parliament of the New Nation Movement (NNM) in a written submission to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) regarding the controversial Electoral Amendment Bill. The NNM whose application to the Constitutional Court…
DURBAN – President Cyril Ramaphosa appealed to the chairperson at the Conference of the Parties (Cop27) meeting in Egypt for higher-scale funding…
DURBAN – King Misuzulu kaZwelithini has officially been certified King of the Zulu people. EThekwini Municipality was proud to welcome thousands of visitors and well-wishers from all corners of the world in celebration of the historic handover of the certificate to King Misuzulu kaZwelithini by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa…
Kaizer Chiefs Football Club, in collaboration with the eThekwini Municipality and Transnet National Ports Authority, held a clean-up campaign and awareness walk on Friday, 14 October, to commemorate National Marine Week (second week of October). Kaizer chiefs players, Eric Mathoho, Itumeleng Khune and Njabulo Ncobo supported this event prior to their game on Saturday.