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The growing influence of technology in managing precincts

In the digital era, technology has revolutionized precinct operations.  Software and communication platforms have emerged as powerful tools for connecting with members, enabling instant communication, facilitating the exchange of information, and being proactive in the safety and security of public spaces. In the realm of disaster management, as seen during the pandemic, floods, and riots,…

Know your CSW refuse bags

Residents are urged to utilise the correct bags for disposal of waste, garden refuse, and recycling. The Cleansing and Solid Waste (CSW) Unit has noted that residents are not utilising the correct bags for the different types of waste. Waste placed in the incorrect bag will not be collected. Black refuse bags These are used…

Africa Travel Indaba hailed as a resounding success

The phenomenal success of the 2023 Africa Travel Indaba will contribute immensely to the recovery of the tourism sector. The Indaba was held from 9 to 11 May at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre and saw 8 629 delegates attend. There were also 21 000 meetings hosted between exhibitors and international buyers. Additionally,…

Health Systems Trust (HST) mobile clinic returns to the precinct

We are delighted to report that the Health Systems Trust (HST) mobile clinic returned to the precinct this month. The team provides much-needed service of a day clinic and usually visits the precinct twice a week to conduct vital essential services such as HIV/Aids testing, and circumcision booking amongst other services.

Clamping down on crime in the preinct

In May we had no incidents reported in the private space. In the public space, however, two notable recorded incidents occurred on the same day at different times. In both the muggings, the victims had their cell phones stolen along with other small items, the incidents were recorded on the periphery of the precinct at…

Green Africa scheduled maintenance around the precinct

Green Africa had a good week as well as they completed their scheduled maintenance around the precinct. The weed spraying done two weeks ago was successful with the team going through and removing any remaining debris & plants after the chemical had set.  

Africa Travel Indaba to boost tourism sector

DURBAN is ready to roll out the red carpet for delegates attending the 2023 Africa Travel Indaba. The Indaba takes place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) from 8 to 11 May. With three weeks to go before the Africa Travel Indaba, Minister of Tourism Patricia de Lille together with provincial…

Public perceptions and how it affects our precincts

Perception plays a significant role when it comes to the management of precincts. Perception can be defined as the process by which information is used to guide an individual’s behaviour in various circumstances. This involves information gathered via various methods, including one’s senses, word of mouth, and media consumption. Therefore, perceptions also play a role…