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Positive ageing encourages South Africans to live better

The Second World Conference on Healthy Ageing will be held in Johannesburg at the end of July, focusing on positive ageing, which encourages senior citizens to make the most of growing older with active minds in active bodies It will also look at challenges such as overmedication, caregiving and legal issues.

Durban has a bumper year for visitors

Durban has a bumper year for visitors

South Africa's hot sub-tropical city had a record tourism year in 2014, with visitor numbers up nearly 13%. It was also recently named one of the New7Wonders cities of the world, and was listed in the New York Times top 10 places to visit in 2015.

Durban: A place to visit

There is more to Durban than its year-round perfect weather, big surf and golden beaches – though these are reason enough to visit. Durbs is a melting pot of Zulu, Indian and colonial culture, offering good food, great music, a long history and an active lifestyle.

What makes South African cities competitive?

When it comes to their competitiveness, South Africa's biggest cities fare well against other emerging metros. But they have a tough battle to reach the same levels as some of the world's most developed regions. Yet Cape Town, Johannesburg, Nelson Mandela Bay and Durban have plenty of strengths in their favour.

Durban wins prestigious Stockholm water award

Durban wins prestigious Stockholm water award

Durban Municipality's eThekwini Water and Sanitation, "the most progressive water utility in Africa", has been named the 2014 winner of the prestigious Stockholm Industry Water Award for its transformative and inclusive approach to providing water and sanitation services.

A brand-new city is being built outside Durban

First there were the dreary little boxes of RDP houses. Then there came the growing recognition that it's not just houses that need to be built; communities and places where people actually want to live are required. And Cornubia is one of the first communities to come out of the Breaking New Ground policy.

Football Fridays: Treasury vs Revenue!

Football Fridays: Treasury vs Revenue!

Durban/eThekwini is so hyped for the 2010 Fifa World Cup that the municipality has launched an informal challenge among its departments to see "which team can be dubbed the best 2010 Fifa World Cup Supporter".
Football Fridays take off in eThekwini

Football Fridays take off in eThekwini

The staff at Durban/eThekwini Municipality's Revenue Call Centre have launched their own version of Football Fridays, wearing different football jerseys each week to represent the different countries that will be participating at the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

Durban’s waste to energy project

The French Development Agency is to contribute a loan of between R60- and R70-million to South Africa's eThekwini Municipality for a project to generate electricity through the fermentation of household waste.

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