Anger over attack on Ethiopians in KZN

2015-01-30 19:02

The attack on four foreigners in their shop in Nsuze, near Dundee, is unfortunate, KwaZulu-Natal's Transport, Community Safety and Liaison MEC Willies Mchunu says.

Death toll rises as looting spreads across Gauteng

2015-01-27 12:53

National police have put the official death toll during looting of foreign-owned shops across Gauteng at five.

Mchunu shocked by KZN farmer's murder

2015-01-05 22:44

The murder of a 69-year-old Estcourt farmer in his home is shocking, KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu says.

Fear xenophobia behind KZN attacks

2014-12-16 16:16

Recent arson attacks on Somali-owned shops in KwaMashu, near Durban, could be motivated by xenophobia, KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu says.

Investigation into taxi shooting welcomed

2014-10-06 21:20

An investigation into the fatal shooting of a taxi rank manager by eThekwini metro police officers has been welcomed by KwaZulu-Natal Transport MEC Willies Mchunu.

Ngobeni should be fired - DA

2014-10-05 16:50

Allegations about KwaZulu-Natal police commissioner Mmamonnye Ngobeni's dealings with businessman Thoshan Panday should see her fired, the DA says.

KwaMashu violence condemned

2014-08-16 07:35

KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu has condemned the violence during a protest in Durban's KwaMashu hostels.

DA calls for resignations of MECs

2014-08-14 19:19

The DA has called for the resignation of the KwaZulu-Natal's health and transport MECs

Suspect alleged to be last seen with murdered boy

2014-07-20 22:27

The 23-year-old man arrested in connection with the murder of a Pongola boy was allegedly the last person to be seen with him, the KwaZulu-Natal safety department has said.

ANC members gunned down in KZN

2014-05-21 14:40

Two people shot dead and one wounded in Wembezi, near Estcourt, are ANC members, the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says.

KZN team tasked to watch school transport

2014-05-15 19:36

A team has been formed to enforce policy on transporting school pupils in KwaZulu-Natal after five children were killed in a crash

MEC makes ruling in KZN taxi dispute

2014-04-25 09:52

KwaZulu-Natal transport MEC Willies Mchunu says his department has reached a final decision on a contested minibus taxi route, which he hopes will result in an end to ongoing taxi violence in the Stanger area.

KZN MEC condemns hostel murder

2014-04-14 13:22

KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu has expressed shock at the murder of a man at a Durban hostel.

Police brutality cause for concern - Mchunu

2014-03-27 20:19

KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu says allegations of police brutality at the Glebelands Hostel, near Umlazi, south of Durban, are a matter of concern.

Transport dept to probe Kokstad crash

2014-03-21 08:34

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters and the RTMC plan to investigate the cause of the collision that killed seven people on the N2-Nolangeni near Kokstad.

Mother of KZN chief shot dead

2014-03-12 12:11

The mother of a KwaZulu-Natal traditional chief has been shot dead in her home in Dlebe, near Ulundi, the provincial safety department says.

Cop killings are barbaric - MEC

2014-02-01 22:27

The killing of two KwaDukuza policemen is a callous, heartless and barbaric deed, says KwaZulu-Natal Safety MEC Willies Mchunu.

Margate crash death toll rises to 12

2014-01-02 14:43

Twelve people have been confirmed dead following an accident between a minibus taxi and a bakkie near Margate, the KwaZulu-Natal transport department says.

5 killed in KwaZulu-Natal crash

2013-11-29 14:55

Five people have been killed and another has been injured when a car collided with a bakkie in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal.

Faulty trucks suspended from KZN roads

2013-11-24 21:47

A total of 17 faulty trucks have been taken off the road in Pietermaritzburg, the KwaZulu-Natal transport department has said.

Cops hunt for driver after killer crash

2013-11-04 14:22

KwaZulu-Natal police are searching for the driver of one of the vehicles involved in a head-on collision near Nongoma that killed eight people.

Mntambo feels the heat

2013-11-02 14:30

The heat is turning up on KwaZulu-Natal Community Policing Forum chairperson Desmond Mntambo, whose criminal record was exposed last week.

Farmer killed with own gun

2013-10-30 20:23

Two KwaZulu-Natal men have appeared in the Richmond Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder of a farmer.

Stick fighting closes KZN school

2013-10-16 22:08

A rural KwaZulu-Natal high school has been forced to close for a week because children from three villages decided to settle old scores at the school.


Mchunu saddened over children's deaths

2015-01-28 21:15

KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu has expressed sadness over the deaths of at least six children, who were killed when a bakkie overturned on Edendale Road, Pietermaritzburg.

Mchunu shocked by cop's death

2015-01-13 21:13

Law enforcement agencies must get to the bottom of what caused an accident in which an officer was killed and another injured near Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal Transport MEC Willies Mchunu says.

MEC condemns Dube clan leader killing

2014-12-17 17:26

KwaZulu-Natal community safety MEC Willies Mchunu has condemned the killing of chairperson of the Dube clan Hendrick Phila Mahlawula.

Cop kills woman, self

2014-10-11 13:11

A policeman has shot and killed a policewoman before turning the gun on himself, KwaZulu-Natal community safety says.

Body of KZN teen dumped in garden

2014-10-06 20:04

A 15-year-old girl has been found dead in a garden in Ndwedwe, KwaZulu-Natal.

Condolences to KZN accident victims

2014-09-29 15:19

KwaZulu-Natal Transport MEC Willies Mchunu has sent his condolences to the families of those killed in various accidents in the province.

KZN needs R17bn for roads

2014-08-15 09:53

KwaZulu-Natal's transport department needs R17bn to tackle the backlog in road maintenance, according to a report.

Pongola pastor found locked in car boot

2014-07-21 09:53

The Pongola pastor who was arrested but never charged for the murder of a 4-year-old child, has been found severely dehydrated after being locked in the boot of his car for at least three days.

Mchunu concerned about fatal accidents in KZN

2014-05-26 17:38

KwaZulu-Natal Transport MEC Willies Mchunu has raised concerns over the increasing number of deaths on the province's roads.

Alleged killer beaten to death after triple murder

2014-05-19 17:18

A triple murder and the vigilante killing of one of the alleged murderers have been condemned by KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu.

17 000 police in KZN for elections

2014-04-29 19:23

KwaZulu-Natal will see 17 000 police officers deployed across the province during the 7 May elections to ensure they take place peacefully, says Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu.

MEC pleas to KZN taxi associations to end violence

2014-04-14 16:33

KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu has met two taxi associations over the weekend in a bid to end violence.

KZN traffic cop shot dead by boyfriend

2014-04-04 19:23

A traffic officer has been shot dead by her boyfriend in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal.

Former ANC councillor's car torched

2014-03-26 22:10

A former ANC councillor's car has been set a light at his farm in Gluckstadt near Vryheid.

7 killed after truck ploughs into bakkie

2014-03-20 15:42

Seven people have died in a head-on collision between a truck and a bakkie on the N2-Nolangeni near Kokstad.

NFP supporters shot at KZN hostel

2014-02-17 11:46

Two NFP supporters were shot and wounded at a hostel in KwaMashu at the weekend, KwaZulu-Natal community safety MEC Willies Mchunu says.

Five men killed at KZN party

2014-01-19 20:13

Five men were shot dead and three people were injured at a party in Sankontshe, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal police have said.

Holiday-makers head for the coast

2013-12-19 17:24

Traffic volumes are increasing on KwaZulu-Natal roads as people make their way to the coast for their holidays, the provincial transport department says.

MEC shocked by KZN accidents

2013-11-24 21:52

KwaZulu-Natal transport MEC Willies Mchunu has expressed shock at the spate of accidents in the province and urged motorists to be vigilant on the roads.

Wedding guest gunned down at function

2013-11-11 20:41

A man has been shot dead at a pre-wedding function in KwaZulu-Natal.

Eight killed in KZN crash

2013-11-04 07:03

Eight people have been killed after two vehicles collided head-on on the R618 between Vryheid and Nongoma, the KwaZulu-Natal transport department says.

Senior KZN cop faces intimidation charges

2013-11-02 12:10

A senior Pietermaritzburg police officer is being investigated on charges of crimen injuria and intimidation, laid against her by an officer under her command.

Community police board chair faces probe

2013-10-21 22:06

There has been a call for a probe into allegations against the KwaZulu-Natal community police board chair Desmond Mntambo, the provincial department of community safety says.

Concern over fake qualifications of cop

2013-09-27 14:39

KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu says the perception that the public is being served by officials with fake qualifications was a serious concern.

Owner of Pinetown killer truck appeals for calm

2013-09-16 23:34

The owner of an articulated lorry that killed 23 people in Pinetown after its brakes failed earlier this month, has appealed for calm and to allow investigations to be completed.

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