Watching the Dusi will be safe againAs part of their ongoing public-private partnership, Save Hyper yesterday repaired and replaced the missing portions of the College Road bridge railing. The railing, which was damaged in an accident and subsequently had more pieces stolen, overlooks the Earnie Pierce weir — the first viewing point for the Dusi Canoe Marathon. Save Hyper director Mohammed Desai said they had responded to the municipality’s call for the private sector to assist the City last year. The supermarket group has already repaired railings on the Boshoff Road bridge and completed other community outreach initiatives. ‘The time for complaining is over. We must each see what we can do to make this town a better place. We will assist wherever we can to bring Pietermaritzburg up again,’ said Desai. Save Hyper’s input into the repair of the bridge in time for the Dusi, which will start at Camps Drift on February 27, was welcomed by race director Shane le Breton, while municipality spokesperson Thobeka Mafumbatha said the City was grateful for the partnership. ‘The public-private partnership is key to improving the lives of ordinary people. We would like to applaud Save Hyper for the amount of work done in the city. We really a
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