Tag: eThekwini Municipality

#VodacomDurbanJuly: What the launch of the Durban Virtual July Experience means for tourism

Like so many sectors in our economy the tourism sector plays a key role in South Africa’s economy. Tourism is recognised as one of the main drivers of employment and economic growth. The strict travel ban imposed since the beginning of the lock-down has severely impacted this sector. With millions of revenue loss reported, no travel over provincial borders and an already struggling economy, what does the future look like for this sector? Tune in for this CNBC Africa Special....

eThekwini Municipality looks to boost economy in construction drive

eThekwini Municipality has catalytic projects most of which are infrastructure projects seeking to stimulate economic growth and create employment. The city has partnered with the private sector to turn the whole of Durban into a construction site. Joining CNBC Africa is Carlos Correia, CEO of Fundamentum Property Group.

Defining Durban as Africa’s business & tourist hub

What does Durban have to offer as the host city for Africa's Travel Indaba this year? CNBC Africa spoke to eThekwini Municipality deputy Mayor Fawzia Peer.

eThekwini Municipality’s Philip Sithole on uplifting township tourism

Africa's Travel Indaba, currently underway in Durban, is showcasing some of the best tourism destinations Africa has to offer. CNBC Africa's Fifi Peters caught up with Philip Sithole, Deputy City Manager for Economic Development and planning for eThekwini Municipality about uplifting township tourism.

Ajiv Maharaj on Durban’s 5-year plan to reshape the city

Ajiv Maharaj, eThekwini Deputy Head, Policy, Strategy, Information and Research spoke to CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters about Durban’s 5-year plan to reshape the city on the side-lines of the 2018 Shape Durban Conference.

Innovate Durban CEO Aurelia Albert on supporting innovation in eThekwini Municipality

The eThekwini Municipality has big plans to become a more competitive city for jobs and economic growth. Aurelia Albert, CEO, Innovate Durban spoke to CNBC Africa about innovations in the pipeline on the sidelines of the Shape Durban event.

Ethekwini Municipality develops effective master plan

The Ethekwini Municipality wants to implement new strategies to become a more competitive city for jobs and growth. One of the ways to accomplish that is to partner up with external stakeholders. For more CNBC Africa spoke to Ajiv Mahara, Ethekwini, Deputy Head, Policy, Strategy, Info &Research.

Boosting intra- Africa trade at the Durban Business Fair

The Durban Business Fair gives the opportunity to entrepreneurs from various sectors across the continent to gather and exhibit their business offerings. CNBC Africa’s Rofhiwa Madzena spoke to Bongiwe Mkhize who works at the Africa Desk for International Relations at the eThekwini Municipality.