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Media and Public Invitation by Professor Monique Michal Marks, Research Professor at the Durban University of Technology, to attend an open discussion about the whoonga predicament in Durban.

Media and Public Invitation by Professor Monique Michal Marks, Research Professor at the Durban University of Technology, to attend an open discussion about the whoonga predicament in Durban.

The Durban University of Technology invites members of the media and public to a discussion on the whoonga predicament in the city of Durban. This public discussion will be jointly hosted by the DUT Urban Futures Centre (UFC) and the Diakonia Council of Churches. The discussion will take place on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 at 17H00 in the DUT’s Engineering Science Built Environment (ESBE) boardroom, Level 3, S4 (S Block building) on the Steve Biko Campus in Durban.

Multiple stakeholders, including eThekwini Municipality’s Senior Manager for Safer Cities, Ms Nomusa Shembe; Umbilo SAPS Station Commissioner Colonel Gerard Mkhize and Umbilo Community Policing Forum Chairperson, Ben Madokwe; will give presentations at the start of the public discussion.

The aim of the discussion is to bring together as many stakeholders as possible to find the most appropriate, effective and socially-just means of resolving this predicament. DUT and the Diakonia Council of Churches hopes that a shared and considered solution can be deliberated through bringing together the relevant stakeholders. If you are interested in joining the conversation and tabling your solutions, then please feel free to attend the meeting.

The event will take place as follows:

Time: 17H00

Place: Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Venue: DUT Steve Biko Campus, ESBE Boardroom, L3, S4, S Block.

For more information and to RSVP you can contact Mrs Pruthvi Aswathanarayana: pruthvia@dut.ac.za / 031 373 2100

Issued by:

Noxolo Memela
Media Officer
Botanic Mansions
Division: Corporate Affairs
Steve Biko Campus
Gate 1
Tel: 031 373 2899
Fax: 031 202 2475