Protesters gather outside Durban ICC over city’s proposed ‘secrecy’ law

Civil society organisations staged a protest outside Durban’s International Convention Centre on Wednesday against a controversial set of rules proposed by the eThekwini municipality which‚ critics say‚ seeks to ban the public and the media from attending meetings and accessing information. The organisations have described the proposed Rules of Order Amendment By-law as unconstitutional and […]
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Sinkhole closes road in KwaZulu-Natal north coast as heavy rains hit

A massive sinkhole has closed a road on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast‚ as heavy rains lashed the province overnight. There were no immediate reports of fatalities linked to the deluge‚ according to the cooperative governance department‚ but the SA Weather Service has issued a warning to residents. As much as 80mm of rain was expected […]
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Escalating political murders – ANC Youth League in KZN want to take up weapons

The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has made a call for the revival of the ANC’s defunct self-defence units (SDUs) to protect party leaders from escalating political murders. ANCYL provincial secretary Thanduxolo Sabelo told The Mercury that the league would present the proposal for SDUs at the ANC’s provincial general council (PGC), which is being […]
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Cancer treatment waiting times in KZN increase by almost 30% as services stall

Cancer patients are waiting up to nine months for treatment, says the South African Human Rights Commission. KwaZulu-Natal cancer patients are now waiting nine months for treatment, alleges Democratic Alliance spokesperson for health in KwaZulu-Natal Imran Keeka. In a statement, Keeka said South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) chairperson Bongani Majola revealed this new information […]
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KZN woman who chopped woman’s head off with bush knife gets 30 years – SA land of the savages

A KwaZulu-Natal woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the murder and kidnapping of a 22-year-old woman who was beheaded with a bush knife in Donnybrook, police said on Wednesday. The High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday sentenced Jwayelile Khuboni, 39, to 25 years for the murder of Nomthandazo Dlamini and five […]
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60-year-old man brutally attack at home in Uvongo, South Coast

A 60-year-old man was left fighting for his life, after he was stabbed at his home in Uvongo, on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, in the early hours of Sunday morning. Netcare 911’s Nick Dollman said paramedics were called to assist just after 5.30am. “Reports from the scene allege that the 60-year-old man was in his […]
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Apartheid blamed for political murders in KwaZulu-Natal

According to the ANC chairman in Natal, Sihle Zikalala, the recent  violence and death of political figures in the province has been attributed to apartheid  era operators. According to him, the oppression of Africans in the previous era is now the result of black on black violence taking place. Again, a so-called “third party” was […]
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Massive storm, floods hit Durban, residents urged to stay indoors

KwaZulu-Natal residents in Durban have been urged to stay indoors as a massive storm hit the coastline on Tuesday morning. eThekwini Municipality put out a warning calling on all to remain in safety until the storm, which is expected to subside around 14:00 wreaks havoc on the city. “Due to the inclement weather conditions currently […]
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Zwelithini ‘not paid what he deserves’ as a king – You got to be joking

IS HE WORTH IT? King Goodwill Zwelithini’s family has grown over the years, and with it the amount the taxpayer continues to fork out to fund it Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has lashed out at the provincial government‚ accusing them of failing to pay him what he deserves. The monarch was speaking at a King […]
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Thousands of illegal KZN ANC members uncovered ahead of December conference

A northern KwaZulu-Natal councillor has claimed that they have uncovered thousands of illegal ANC members ahead of the elective conference in December. ANC councillor in Pongola‚ Nqaba Mkhwanazi‚ who gave evidence on Monday at the Moerane Commission which is sitting in KwaZulu-Natal to investigate political violence in the province‚ cited factionalism and corruption as being […]
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