3 KZN churchgoers killed after lightning strike

2016-02-13 21:00

Three churchgoers have been killed and 38 others were injured when a bolt of lightning struck a tree in an open field in kwaMachi, near Harding, KwaZulu-Natal's emergency medical services say.

2 drowned on KZN South Coast

2016-02-13 14:25

A man and a woman have drowned in two separate incidents on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast.

Gold proud of Sharks' efforts

2016-02-12 12:55

Sharks director of rugby Gary Gold is pleased with what his charges achieved on their pre-season tour to France.

KZN man gets life for raping 10-year-old girl

2016-02-11 13:54

A man who raped a 10-year-old girl at Ezimbokodweni reserve, KwaMakhutha in KwaZulu-Natal has been sentenced life imprisonment, police have said.

Coetzee expected to join Ulster

2016-02-10 22:06

Springbok and Sharks flanker Marcell Coetzee is reportedly close to joining PRO12 side Ulster for the 2016/17 season.

KZN cops bag 2.5 tons of dagga

2016-02-10 17:38

KwaZulu-Natal police have chalked up a significant success when they seized nearly 2.5 tons of dagga in Ingwavuma.

I didn't want the child to die - hero hotel manager

2016-02-10 15:27

Umhlanga Sands Guest Services manager Meresh Sukdeo has been lauded as a hero after resuscitating a 7-year-old boy who nearly drowned in the beachfront resort’s pool at the weekend.

Durban radio jock gets death threats over Facebook post

2016-02-10 11:58

A veteran Durban radio producer has found himself in hot water over an insensitive Facebook post relating to the death of two city cyclists.

'I kind of gave up on Harvard' - Umlazi teen who won scholarship

2016-02-10 08:58

A straight A matriculant from a Durban township who has won a scholarship to study at the prestigious Harvard University in the US, says aspiring youngsters must go out there and seek opportunity.

10 school gang-rape suspects appear in court

2016-02-09 16:27

The ten boys accused of gang raping a Lamontville teen at a school have appeared in the Durban Magistrate's Court.


Newborn found alive in pit toilet

2016-02-13 21:00

A newborn baby has been discovered alive inside a pit toilet in Shaka's Head, near Ballito, with his placenta and umbilical cord still attached to him, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics say.

Gold heaps praise on Coetzee

2016-02-12 16:30

Sharks director of rugby Gary Gold has heaped praise on Marcell Coetzee, who captained the Sharks in their win over Toulouse.

Iconic Durban curry house uses 1996 prices to help ease drought burden

2016-02-12 08:30

An iconic Durban curry house is putting the money where the mouths are, bringing back their prices from 1996 in response to the drought crippling the country.

Home invaders strike Westville

2016-02-11 11:44

A man and his son are lucky to have emerged from a home invasion unscathed after armed men forced their way into their Westville home, a security company says.

Sharks to head to Mauritius for 10s

2016-02-10 19:28

The Sharks have confirmed their participation in the World Club 10s tournament to be played in Mauritius.

East Coast Radio producer sacked

2016-02-10 16:26

Popular KwaZulu-Natal station East Coast Radio has sacked its producer and columnist Kevin Minter-Brown.

Baby dies in fire after being left alone at home

2016-02-10 12:54

A 5-month-old baby boy has died in a fire after being left unattended at home, KwaZulu-Natal's social development MEC says.

Body of Durban casino-goer found seated in car in VIP parking lot

2016-02-10 10:32

In an incident that beggars belief, the body of a Durban businessman sat upright in his car in the VIP parking section of the Suncoast Casino for upwards of eight hours, unnoticed in the scorching heat, after he had taken his own life.

SPCA staff in KZN dig deep to bring drought relief to animals

2016-02-09 18:24

KwaZulu-Natal SPCA staff have dug deep into their own pockets to bring water relief to animals in the drought-stricken north of the province.

Sars seizes R7m at Durban airport

2016-02-09 14:15

Customs officials at the King Shaka International Airport in KwaZulu-Natal have intercepted a consignment of currency worth more than R7m at the weekend.

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