Total of 41 families from Stonebridge and Blackburn Informal Settlements received early Christmas presents when they were handed keys to their own houses at Cornubia, Phase 1A, near Mt Egdecombe today.
This is the first of a total of 113 families who will be relocated to Cornubia over the next three days.
As of this morning, municipal trucks were busy loading people’s furniture and transporting them to Cornubia.
“We are pleased to announce that the process has started today and we will continue moving people in for Phase 1A. I made a promise to beneficiaries that before Christmas time, they will be staying in their houses and I have kept to my promise”, said Mayor, Cllr James Nxumalo.

For more information contact Thabo Mofokeng on 031 311 4820 / 082 731 7456 or email MofokengThabo@durban.gov.za
Issued by the eThekwini Municipality's Communications Unit. Contact Gugu Mdlalose on 031 311 4807 or email: mdlaloseg@durban.gov.za