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Recent press articles – covering comments by the City of Durban and Andries Botha and his legal team

Andries Botha’s Lawyer, Toby Orford, said of recent articles in the media: (May 17th, 2012) “The City has filed a very long affidavit taking all the factual and legal points it possibly can.  We dont for one minute believe that the case is as complicated as eThekwini’s lawyers have tried to make it, which they have done for deliberate, tactical […]

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Saturday May 19th – State of the elephants

Chronicler and photographer Theresa Kaati: “Saturday (today) morning, 6:45’ish… As I parked my car opposite the elephants – I saw the municipalities green rubbish bags, filled with rubbish at the site – and the shelter gone! I thought “good news – finally a clean-up”! and ran across the road…. I took a couple of shots of the evidence of  the […]

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STATE OF THE DURBAN ELEPHANTS

First someone built a shelter using the paving stones piled up on the site, now it’s been lined with cardboard (for comfort?) and again – using the site as a toilet… the stench around the poor first elephant is unbearable…  TEXT AND PHOTO COURTESY THERESA KAATI

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Update on Elephant saga

  The next instalment of THE THREE ELEPHANTS. For those of you who are following the court proceedings!Recap: we are now back in the main application. The next step is Monday 2 April when the artist ANDRIES BOTHA is entitled to hand in a supplementary affidavit that deals with the documents which the municipality eThekwini have produced. We have decided […]

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Durban Elephant Sculpture will be monitored by CCTV

Durban Elephant Sculpture will be monitored by CCTV

THURSDAY MAR 08, 2012 Durban elephant sculpture will be monitored by CCTVeThekwini municipal workers removed the green shade cloth covering the three elephant sculpture at Durban’s Warwick Triangle yesterday, leading to fears that the city might be removing the disputed structure However, the city had begun cleaning the site after they agreed to a High Court order to preserve the […]

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Andries Botha’s new Dube is unveiled by President Zuma today (8 March 2012)

Andries Botha’s new Dube is unveiled by President Zuma today (8 March 2012)

From Times Live website:http://www.timeslive.co.za/ilive/2012/03/08/launch-of-dube-trade-port-in-kwazulu-natal-ilive Launch of Dube Trade Port in KwaZulu Natal: iLIVE Ndabezinhle Sibiya, Spokesperson for the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal | 08 March, 2012 16:10 Dr Zweli Mkhize has paid tribute to the President of the Republic J.G Zuma for having pioneered the construction of the Dube Trade Port and King Shaka International Airport during his heydays as the […]

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