Hijacking gone wrong: Hijacker from KwaZulu-Natal accidentally kills accomplice

A hijacking went wrong when a hijacker accidentally shot his accomplice after forcing the occupants of the car to drive to Cornubia, north of Durban. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane said on Tuesday a victim and his passenger had stopped at Palmview robot near Verulam, when they were approached by two armed men. “The […]
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Granny’s gardener poured pool acid on her head and threatened to kill her

Durban- A grandmother of 12 has been was left physically and emotionally scarred after a homeless man that she employed as a gardener allegedly poured pool acid over her head and threatened to kill her. While the 65-year-old woman lay writhing in pain from the acid that burnt her face while two of her young […]
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Robot-aided surgery now available in Eastern Cape Province

The first robot-assisted surgeries to treat prostate cancer in the Eastern Cape were performed by Netcare Greenacres urologists Dr Hannes Brummer and Dr Johan Coetzee this week following the installation of the Da Vinci Si robotic surgical system at the hospital. Similar robotic systems have been installed at Netcare hospitals in Cape Town, Johannesburg and […]
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Man Caught With Human Head in a backpack in Durban CBD!

Two people have been arrested in connection with the discovery of a unidentified human head that was found in a backpack in the CBD on Friday morning. It is alleged that one of the accused men had phoned a sangoma, saying that he had the head of a human for sale. The sangoma agreed to […]
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Angry shack dwellers march on Durban city hall: protesting about mayor’s politics of lies and oppression

Durban – About 700 members of shack dwellers movement Abahlali Basemjondolo on Monday marched to Durban City Hall to protest mayor Zandile Gumede’s “politics of lies and oppression”. “This protest is about the latest brutal evictions and killings of our members that have been taking place within the last two weeks within the city, where […]
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Zuma states that poverty in South Africa began when land was taken away

President Jacob Zuma believes the question of land in South Africa must be resolved within the realm of the country’s laws and constitution. Zuma tackled the controversial issue in a speech at a Youth Day celebration in Hammarsdale, near Durban, yesterday. “The land question is very much related to the economy,” he said. “The day […]
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Six detainees escape- Police forget to lock cell: This only happens in South Africa

Six detainees escaped from police cells at the Durban Empangeni police station after the police allegedly forgot to lock doors leading to the exit. Three have since been rearrested, while three others are on the run. And one of those on the run is wanted for murder. The escape happened on the night of May […]
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Cancer patients in KZN must ‘relocate to another province or die’ as last specialist in Durban resigns

As of the close of business on Friday‚ there will not be a single cancer specialist doctor employed at any state hospital in Durban – and only two will be left in KwaZulu-Natal. This shocking development leaves hundreds – if not thousands – of cancer patients in KwaZulu-Natal’s biggest city facing clinical uncertainty and staring […]
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The constitution is getting in the way, take the land without compensation

It’s time to change the constitution in areas where it doesn’t suit the ANC’s purposes, according to minister Lindiwe Zulu. Minister of small business development Lindiwe Zulu has added her voice to the ‘land without compensation’ drive seen among some in the ANC who have realised that they’ve been doing next to nothing for the […]
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Mugabe declared that Zimbabwe most developed country after SA at the World Economic Forum on Africa

President Robert Mugabe has told the world that his country is the second most developed in Africa in comments that are likely to befuddle suffering Zimbabweans. The Zimbabwean leader is out in South Africa’s port city of Durban, venue for the World Economic Forum on Africa. Reports from the international convention say President Mugabe took […]
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