SABC News - Durban


Durban factory fire contained, but not fully extinguished

Monday 27 March 2017 06:30

A team of experts have been deployed to investigate the environmental impact of a three-day fire inside a giant candle wax warehouse in Rossburgh, Durban.


Environmental dept investigates effects of Durban fire on residents

Sunday 26 March 2017 21:11

The Department of Environmental Affairs in KZN has collected water and soil samples that will be tested after complaints from residents relating to health problems from the Durban warehouse fire.


Growing concerns over health issues as Durban fire rages on

Sunday 26 March 2017 14:56

Residents in and around Durban have expressed growing concern over their health as the fire at a warehouse at Rossburgh continues burning.


Firefighters worked throughout the night to contain the fire which has been raging for the last two days at a giant warehouse storing wax.
Durban firefighters to remain on high alert after warehouse blaze

Sunday 26 March 2017 07:26

The fire has been described as one of the biggest fires in the history of Durban, it took two days and about 80 firefighters to curb the blaze what started on Friday morning.


Durban warehouse fire rages on, no end in sight

Saturday 25 March 2017 20:18

About 80 firefighters have been battling the blaze at a Rossburgh Warehouse since Friday morning and authorities say there is no telling when the fire will stop.


Firefighters still battling Durban cargo fire

Saturday 25 March 2017 11:40

Fire-fighters are still struggling to extinguish the fire that broke out on Friday at a cargo warehouse in Rossburgh, south of Durban.


 Fire fighters struggled for hours to contain the blaze believed to have been started by sparks from a welding machine.
One injured in Durban fire

Friday 24 March 2017 18:09

One person was injured in a massive fire at a warehouse south of Durban.


Africa needs an accelerated action plan on water access

Friday 24 March 2017 07:20

African ministers responsible for water delivery say access to safe water and adequate sanitation need a collaborative effort. They are meeting at the World Water Summit in Durban.


The atlas was launched shortly before the closing of the UN World Water Summit which kicked off on World Water Day.
SA Mine Water Atlas launched

Thursday 23 March 2017 17:37

SA Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane, on Thursday, launched the South African Mine Water Atlas at the UN Water Summit in Durban.


World leaders urged to offer support on water management

Thursday 23 March 2017 06:44

Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane has urged global leaders to assist with water management.


Water resources dwindling, warn experts

Wednesday 22 March 2017 19:22

President Jacob Zuma has called on world leaders to prioritise improved access to water resources and sanitation as experts warn that water resources are threatened.


Importance of water, sanitation under spotlight

Wednesday 22 March 2017 09:19

The UN World Water Assessment Programme's Stefan Uhlenbrook says gatherings like the World Water Day celebration are important as they create awareness of the importance of water.


[WATCH] The World Water Day Summit and Expo

Wednesday 22 March 2017 08:27

The World Water Day Summit and Expo, hosted by the United  Nations (UN) and Department of  Water and Sanitation, is underway at the  ICC in Durban.


UN report to press countries to re-use waste water

Wednesday 22 March 2017 07:10

A United Nations report to be released at a World Water Day meeting in Durban on Wednesday will press countries to re-use waste water for human consumption.


UN World Water Day Summit kicks off in Durban

Wednesday 22 March 2017 05:46

The World Water Day Summit and Expo kicks off in Durban on Wednesday where the UN and the Department of Water and Sanitation will host local and international dignitaries for a three day gathering.


South Africa celebrates World Water Day on Wednesday

Tuesday 21 March 2017 21:50

More than one thousand local and international delegates are expected to attend the World Water Day celebration at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Conference Center in Durban on Wednesday.


Judge Sachs reflects on past ANC leaders

Tuesday 21 March 2017 20:58

Former Constitutional Court Judge Albie Sachs says there is no need to amend the country's constitution.


Khune to captain Bafana Bafana vs Guinea-Bissau, Angola

Tuesday 21 March 2017 16:53

Itumeleng Khune will captain Bafana Bafana in the upcoming international friendly matches against Guinea-Bissau and Angola.


Egyptian cyclist dies at African Champs in Durban

Tuesday 21 March 2017 07:30

The four-day 2017 African Continental Track Cycling championships kicked off in tragic conditions in Durban on, following the death of an Egyptian cyclist.


Bafana prepare for a friendly against Guinea-Bissau

Monday 20 March 2017 20:51

Bafana Bafana have arrived in Durban to prepare for a friendly against Guinea-Bissau at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday.


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