Search for missing South African-British nationals deepens as traces of blood was found in car

Anti-terrorism cops and hostage negotiators are scrambling to piece together the last known movements of a missing Cape Town couple thought to have been abducted by acolytes of terror group Isis.

The couple left their last trace at a secluded bush lodge in the rolling hills of Zululand in northern KwaZulu-Natal. What befell them from the time their 4X4 made the arduous climb on a gravel road out of the valley is unknown.
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Durban’s Umhlanga beach closed in wake of sewage spill

Umhlanga has been forced to close its beaches after a pipe burst‚ spilling sewage into the water and the promenade.

A sewage spill in the plush Durban suburb of Umhlanga has forced the closure of all its beaches.
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Traditional healer sentenced to life behind bars for raping children

A 62-year-old man and a 27-year-old man have both been sentenced in the Madadeni Regional Court in Newcastle to life imprisonment in two separate rape cases, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

“In March 2016, a 14-year-old boy was very ill; his elders took him to the local traditional healer as they thought he will able to cure him,” Lt-Col Thulani Zwane said.
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METRO POLICE ON HIGH ALERT FOR NATIONAL SHUTDOWN

The #ZumaMustGo group has threatend with a national shutdown a day after their march to ANC headcourters Lethuli House on Monday

Durban – The Metro Police are on high alert after a report of a national shutdown on Tuesday in an attempt to force President Jacob Zuma out of office.
The #ZumaMustGo group has threatened a national shutdown a day after their march to ANC headquarters Luthuli House on Monday.
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‘All Hell Will Break Loose’ Warns Zulu King Over Land Issue

The KwaZulu-Natal Amakhosi say that if government repeals the Ingonyama Act of 1994, what is left of the Zulu nation will be taken away. A high-level parliamentary panel has concluded that the act must be repealed or amended because its implementation has infringed on the individual land rights of beneficiaries. The act, which was born […]
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Burnt body of missing Durban woman Siam Lee found

A family member has confirmed that a badly burnt body found in a secluded cane field near New Hanover in KwaZulu-Natal is that of Siam Lee. Her body had been found by a farmer travelling on a district road on Saturday. It is understood that Lee was positively identified by a relative on Thursday‚ according […]
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Robbers threaten to push five-year-old girl in oven during house robbery

Four robbers to push a five-year-old toddler in the oven if the family did not obey their request to hand over valuable items to them during a house robbery. The incident took place on Tuesday morning at 08:45 in Old Inandaweg in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal. According to a statement from Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) on […]
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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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