Ethekwini Municipality News

Zuma to record anti-apartheid songs for history project

“The former president ... is into the habit of singing these songs and, at times, when he sings them, even the activists today can’t follow him because these songs were new to them,” Thembinkosi Ngcobo, head of the Ethekwini Municipality’s Parks, Recreation and Culture department, said.

Reuters , Africa Jan 21, 2019

Zuma to record anti-apartheid songs for history project

“The former president ... is into the habit of singing these songs and, at times, when he sings them, even the activists today can’t follow him because these songs were new to them,” Thembinkosi Ngcobo, head of the Ethekwini Municipality’s Parks, Recreation and Culture department, said.

Reuters , Africa Jan 21, 2019

Cato Crest residents battle continuous demolitions

The shack dwellers movement, Abahlali Basemjondolo, believes the evictions are illegal following a court agreement with the Ethekwini Municipality last year.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 19, 2019

UN climate change experts to meet in Durban

More than 250 authors and IPCC bureau members from more than 60 countries will gather for their first lead author meeting to map out their assessment and details of the drafting process, said an IPCC press release circulated by Ethekwini Municipality on Wednesday.

IOL , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

DA to take action over Jacob Zuma album funding

The party says it met with an NGO that works with young artists but is now struggling with its programmes because it no longer gets funding from the Ethekwini Municipality.

EWN , South Africa Jan 13, 2019

Amanzimtoti community without water for weeks

They have been relying on the Ethekwini Municipality’s water truck until November when it stopped visiting the community.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

Not everyone is impressed with Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Jacob Zuma collaboration

The former president has kept South Africa on its toes in a different way since handing over the presidential reins – from his interactive Twitter account, a recording deal with the Ethekwini Municipality and a possible collaboration with Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 7, 2019

DA slams plan to make Zuma a recording artist

“It is now clear for all to see that the Ethekwini Municipality has become completely captured by the failing ANC.

IOL , South Africa Jan 3, 2019

No talks with Zuma on financial benefits of record deal

No talks with Zuma on financial benefits of record deal - Ethekwini Municipality Jacob Zuma is set to record his favourite struggle songs this year as part of the Parks, Recreation and Culture Department's project to preserve these songs as part of the country's history.

EWN , South Africa Jan 2, 2019

DA vowed to press pause on Jacob Zuma’s record deal

Criticism for the record deal While many were impressed with his upcoming record deal with the Ethekwini Municipality, others were not.

The South African , South Africa Jan 2, 2019