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EThekwini announces plans to build Africa’s tallest building

The building is expected to be 370 metres high and approximately 88 storeys.

The proposed building will be less than 200m from the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - The eThekwini Municipality says a final decision has not been made on what may be the tallest building in Africa to be erected near the Durban Country Club and NMR sites in Durban.

The proposal was made by the Durban Tower Development Company, which aims to create another global attraction for the city.

The municipality's Thozi Mthetwa says the development is still in its proposal phase.

"A consultation process with affected communities and stakeholders is expected to begin next week and will continue over a number of weeks and months before the proposal is ultimately tabled at the Executive Committee."

If given the go ahead, the structure will be 370 metres high and approximately 88 storeys.