Zimbabwe’s Consul-General in South Africa, Henry Mukonoweshuro, says diplomatic ties between South Africa and Zimbabwe will not be affected by the on-going xenophobic attacks in the greater eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality.
Hundreds of foreign nationals from Zimbabwe, the Democratic Republic of … Read the rest
A corpse fell out of the back of a moving mortuary vehicle on a busy Pinetown road at the weekend.
The vehicle was travelling on Josiah Gumede (Old Main) Road in Durban on Saturday morning when local car dealer, Mike … Read the rest
The South African Sunday Times has done a “snap survey” and found that “a quarter of a century after beach apartheid was scrapped, South Africa’s bathing spots are still mainly segregated”. The newspaper says that “most lovers still flock to … Read the rest
The black eThekwini Municipality in Durban has set aside R12.8 million to pay mostly white lawyers, even though it has its own black legal department with 28 legal advisers.
This comes as the city faces a barrage of civil lawsuits … Read the rest
On 11 January 2014, the Durban Flying Squad, Durban Tactical Response Team and Public Order Police made a breakthrough when they arrested five suspects for car hijackings that occurred in various Durban suburbs. The suspects were arrested for crimes committed … Read the rest
On Thursday, 9 January 2014 members of the Durban Flying Squad Narcotics Task Team brought down another two drug dealers in the Durban area. The two were arrested in two separate busts in different suburbs and police seized rock cocaine, … Read the rest
The Chinese, investing heavily in Africa to secure its oil and other raw materials for their expanding economy, are spearheading a new era of railroad building to unlock the continent’s interior.
This is an echo of the long-gone colonial empires … Read the rest
There was still a place in the country where blacks were called bantus, delegates, and homelanders, the ANC’s KwaZulu-Natal leader Senzo Mchunu said in Durban on Sunday.
“It is the same people in the Western Cape who call us refugees,” … Read the rest
Five men were arrested in Inanda on Saturday for possession of suspected stolen copper, KwaZulu-Natal police said.
Captain Thulani Zwane said police acted on a tip-off which led them to a house in Esikebheni where copper cables were found.
“The … Read the rest
The trial against Dr Genchen Rugnath, his wife Ravina and three others accused of charges related to human trafficking continues in the Durban Regional Court on Tuesday.
The SABC reported on Monday that the State had been granted an in-camera … Read the rest
William (Bill) Daly – whose family founded the iconic fruit cordial company W. Daly & Son in 1881 – was most likely on his way to deposit money for his church when he was murdered in the garden of his … Read the rest
A Durban taxi driver was reportedly beaten to death by commuters after crashing his taxi, killing one person and injuring three others.
According to The Mercury, the out-of-control taxi knocked down two women as it approached a taxi rank … Read the rest
A warning issued to tourists by the United States says Pretoria, Johannesburg, Durban, and Cape Town are “critical crime threat spots”, The New Age reported on Wednesday.
The warning was released in a document by the US state department’s Bureau … Read the rest
About 200 people were protesting on Umgeni and Alpine Roads in Durban on Thursday morning, eThekwini metro police said.
The protesters were burning rubbish and tyres, spokesperson Eugene Msomi said.
“The roads have been closed as we are waiting for … Read the rest