ETHEKWINI NEWSFLASH
 
09 APRIL 2019
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Another Multimillion Investment in EThekwini Municipality
 
The City of eThekwini has bagged yet another huge investment that will soon see the construction of a breathtaking shopping centre. Midway Crossing Shopping Centre, is located between Lindelani Township and Newlands West.
 
With this initiative, travelling long distances to do shopping, is now going to be history to residents in close proximity to it.
MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Sihle Zikalala and eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede will tomorrow, 10 April 2019, turn a sod of a 700 million worth of a shopping centre that will boasts total number of 66 shops.
 
As part of the Radical Economic Transformation, black owned businesses will acquire 40 percent stake with local community trust owning 5 percent of it. Shareholders include women, disabled people, youth and military veterans.
 
The project will create more than 1 000 permanent jobs and 600 during the contraction phase.
 
This ceremony comes hot on the heels of the biggest Makro in KZN opening its doors in Cornubia creating innumerable permanent job opportunities.
 
Members of the media are cordially invited to attend and report on this much needed development.
 
DATE : Wednesday, 10 April 2019
VENUE : Go! Durban site situated between Lindelani and Newlands West -Ntuzuma Main Road (Opposite 149 Castlehill Drive)
TIME : 11h00
 
*NB* Transport is provided for members of the media who wish to attend the ceremony. Please be advised that the transport will depart City Hall Car Park at exactly 09h45
 
To RSVP please contact Sane Shandu on 072 572 8658 or email: sanelisiwe.shandu@durban.gov.za
 
For Media Enquiries contact Msawakhe Mayisela on 060 966 4220
 
ENDS
 
Issued by eThekwini Municipality Acting Head of Communications Unit, Mandla Nsele.