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metropolitan municipality (2011 pop. 3,422,361), 885 sq mi (2,291 sq km), KwaZulu-Natal prov., E South Africa, on the Indian Ocean. DurbanDurban
, city, now part and seat of eThekwini metropolitan municipality, KwaZulu-Natal prov., E South Africa, on Natal Bay, an arm of the Indian Ocean. Durban is an industrial center, a major seaport, and a year-round resort.
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 is the municipal seat; other communities include Umlazi, Chatsworth, Kwa-Mashu, Phoenix, and Inanda. The municipality was formed in 2000 from seven independent local councils and tribal lands. Industries include sugar refining, shipbuilding and ship repairing, petroleum refining, fishing, and automobile assembly. It is also a popular resort area.
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The Committee would also like an update on the acquisition of distressed poultry farms, some of which have since closed, particularly in eThekwini municipality.
Gumede thanked the MWL for letting Durban be a part of its program on its African tour, organized in cooperation with eThekwini Municipality.
Therefore, this study aimed to document postmortem organ weights of the heart, lungs, liver, spleen and kidneys of decedents in the eThekwini region, and to determine the influence of age, sex, population grouping and body length on the weight of these organs.
This study was conducted in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal Province (KZN), SA.
The focus of this research was SMMEs operating within the eThekwini municipality, in KwaZulu-Natal, the province in South Africa.
measured (Cape Town, eThekwini, Tshwane, Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, Nelson Mandela Bay, Mangaung and Buffalo City).
Without this proportion of SRs, it would be almost impossible to effect a credible surgical delivery in the EThekwini (Durban) Functional Region.
He has partnered with Epic-N in order to tackle climate change in the eThekwini Municipality.
The key points differentiating the South African cities are population growth, with Tshwane growing significantly faster than Johannesburg; middle class households as a percentage of all households in the order of Tshwane, then Cape Town; GDP growth per capita--generally poor in comparison to all large cities except Harare--led by eThekwini and then Cape Town; while household expenditure growth is led by Tshwane and followed by Johannesburg.
Going forward, Hitachi will conclude a consignment agreement with NEDO and commence a demonstration project in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, known as City of Durban, the Republic of South Africa, for the first time outside of Japan.
As part of an overall sanitation strategy the local water utility of Durban, eThekwini Water and Sanitation (EWS), introduced urine-diverting dry toilets (UDDTs) to several peri-urban and rural communities, which did not have any or only inadequate sanitation previously.