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Price anchors Warriors innings

2014-12-18 18:45

Michael Price's ninth first-class century put the Warriors on the front foot in their Sunfoil Series encounter with the Dolphins.

Woman dies after being hit by train in KZN

2014-12-17 12:54

A woman died when she was hit by a train near Mariannhill, KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics have said.

PMB cops cleared of corruption

2014-12-10 17:01

The Pietermaritzburg High Court has cleared four police officers and a civilian of corruption charges.

Woman, 25, guilty of murdering husband, 60

2014-12-08 20:51

A 25-year-old woman, Thenjiwe Griffiths, has been convicted by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court of the murder and robbery of her 60-year-old husband, Alan.

Zwelithini too broke to buy groceries - report

2014-12-07 13:19
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King Goodwill Zwelithini is reportedly so broke that he cannot even buy groceries for his household that includes six wives and 27 children.

Maritzburg move up to third

2014-12-05 22:02

Maritzburg United have moved up to third on the PSL table with a goalless draw against the University of Pretoria.

KZN man jailed for widow's axe murder

2014-12-03 20:10

A man who killed an 84-year-old widow with an axe after breaking through the wall of her home has been jailed for 30 years by the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

Man electrocuted in veld in Pietermaritzburg

2014-12-03 10:14

A man has been electrocuted in a veld in Pietermaritzburg, paramedics in KwaZulu-Natal have said.

Shanduka mine manager killed with own gun

2014-12-02 20:18

Three men waited until dark for Shanduka Coal mine manager Tim Green to arrive at his farm home and shot him with a firearm stolen from his home, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court has heard.

KZN crash bakkie unroadworthy

2014-12-01 20:08

The bakkie in which 10 people died when it crashed into truck in KwaZulu-Natal at the weekend is not roadworthy, the provincial transport department says.

Evidence of hit on KZN mine manager

2014-12-01 16:25

The KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg has heard evidence on claims of an alleged hit on of Newcastle mine manager Timothy Green.

9 killed in northern KZN crash

2014-12-01 07:57

Nine people have been killed and three others injured when a bakkie collided with a truck on the R22 in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

Prayers as lioness attacks car

2014-11-28 11:38

As fear struck three KwaZulu-Natal holidaymakers in a car being chased by a pride of lions, they burst into prayer believing their lives were in imminent danger.

KZN cattle herder jailed for murder

2014-11-26 18:47

A 19-year-old cattle herder who shot dead a businessman during a robbery has been jailed for an effective 20 years by Judge Thoba Poyo-Dlwati in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

Hired 'witch hunter' jailed

2014-11-24 18:54

A 20-year-old hired killer who received R1 250 for murdering a suspected witch has been jailed for 22 years by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg.

KZN crime blackout - claim

2014-11-22 11:53

KwaZulu-Natal police reportedly are at the centre of a wide-scale public relations exercise in what appears to be a well-orchestrated media blackout to keep rampant crime out of the news.

Wreath-laying for Tongaat mall victims

2014-11-19 15:36

The inquiry into the collapse of the Tongaat mall, which claimed the lives of two people, has taken a break to lay a wreath on the site of the collapse.

Hoots for anti-Zuma banner

2014-11-18 10:24
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A large banner hanging over a KwaZulu-Natal bridge stating "!!!Hoot!!! Zuma must go" has resulted in many rush hour motorists hooting in agreement, according to a report.

Man dies in Pietermartizburg crash

2014-11-17 11:00

A man has died when his car spun off the road and crashed into a tree in Pietermaritzburg, paramedics say

2 to appear for auditor Moepi's murder

2014-11-14 09:53

Two men implicated in the murder of forensic auditor Lawrence Moepi are scheduled to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court.

Child abuse claims against KZN boarding house

2014-11-11 12:04

Horrific allegations of child abuse have been made against a boarding house in Pietermaritzburg, including one claiming that a 4-year-old girl was raped.

Woman killed, 7 injured in PMB crash

2014-11-09 10:28

A woman has been killed and seven other people injured after a car crashed into the side of a bakkie in Pietermaritzburg.

Councillor electrocuted while erecting posters

2014-11-07 10:07

A DA councillor has been killed while erecting posters for the by-elections in the Mpofana municipality in KwaZulu-Natal, the party says.

Maritzburg held by Celtic

2014-11-05 22:09

Maritzburg United have maintained their unbeaten run at home when they were held to a goalless draw by Bloemfontein Celtic.

Life sentences for KZN couple's killers

2014-11-03 21:44

Two men have been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of a Wartburg couple in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

 

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.

KZN circumcision camps under way

2014-12-15 05:10

The medical male circumcision camps in KwaZulu-Natal are well under way, the provincial health department says.

Prostitute gets life for killing husband

2014-12-10 17:01

A prostitute has been handed a life sentence by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court for murdering her husband.

Ramaphosa: Parly would have embarrassed Mandela

2014-12-08 05:15
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Former president Nelson Mandela would have been embarrassed at the recent events in Parliament, ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says.

Two killed in KZN crash

2014-12-06 09:02

Two people have been killed and 17 others injured when the two vehicles they were travelling in collided head-on on the N3 near Cato Ridge in KwaZulu-Natal.

Boy drowns in KZN river

2014-12-03 22:44

A 12-year-old boy has drowned in the Umgeni River in Cato Ridge, KwaZulu-Natal.

Murder accused pointed out weapon

2014-12-03 18:21

The shotgun used to kill Shanduka Coal mine manager Tim Green was pointed out by a murder accused, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court has heard.

53 injured after bus, truck collide near Ladysmith

2014-12-03 10:14

Fifty-three people have been injured on the N3 near Ladysmith, after a bus and truck collided.

Violence mars festival promoting responsibility - report

2014-12-02 10:20

At least 25 people were stabbed and a woman raped at a KwaZulu-Natal music festival meant to encourage responsible behaviour during the festive season, a report says.

Man jailed for murdering woman who threatened to kill him

2014-12-01 18:16

A Tugela Ferry man who shot dead a 70-year-old woman has been jailed for 14 years by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg.

ANC sends condolences after KZN crash kills 10

2014-12-01 12:51

The ANC has sent condolences to the families of the 10 people who died when a bakkie collided with a truck on the R22 in northern KwaZulu-Natal at the weekend.

KZN deputy mayor murdered

2014-11-30 16:06

The deputy mayor of the uThukela district municipality has been killed, KwaZulu-Natal's co-operative governance department says.

Nomvethe brace lifts Birds

2014-11-26 22:24

Siyabonga Nomvethe has struck twice to help struggling Moroka Swallows snatch a late PSL victory over Maritzburg United.

KZN tornado has experts bemused

2014-11-25 10:21

The weather office is neither confirming nor denying a tornado near Vryheid recently, as some speculate whether footage of the twister was real.

NFP leader on the mend after op

2014-11-24 08:53

National Freedom Party president Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi may be discharged from hospital next week after undergoing successful surgery, according to a report.

Poacher launches appeal bid

2014-11-20 19:43

An Empangeni taxi driver, who killed a rhino in the iMfolozi game reserve, has appealed against his conviction and sentence.

High Court approves rapist's sentence

2014-11-19 05:00

High Court judges in Pietermaritzburg have approved the 25-year prison term previously handed to a man convicted of kidnapping and raping a 13-year-old boy.

Two sentenced to life for Underberg murder

2014-11-17 16:28

The KwaZulu-Natal High Court has sentenced two men to life imprisonment for the murder of Underberg forester Daniel Knight.

Plug pulled on Zwelithini’s R300m project

2014-11-16 12:47
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Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has pulled the plug on construction of a R300m cultural precinct near Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini’s Enyokeni Palace in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

High court upholds KZN murder conviction

2014-11-13 17:40

Two KwaZulu-Natal High Court judges in Pietermaritzburg have upheld the conviction and sentence imposed on a man whose girlfriend died in hospital after being beaten.

ANC want CCTV cameras installed at KwaMashu

2014-11-10 18:46

CCTV cameras should be installed and regular police raids conducted at KwaMashu hostel to curb violence, the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says.

R55m bridge for Umsinga - Zuma

2014-11-08 18:06
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A bridge would be built over the Tugela River at uMsinga to connect the Mashunka and Ngubo communities, President Jacob Zuma says.

Cop in dock over KZN road rage shooting

2014-11-06 12:38

A policeman has appeared in court in connection with the alleged road rage shooting of a KwaZulu-Natal man, who remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Man shot in KZN road rage attack

2014-11-05 13:19

A KwaZulu-Natal man is in a critical condition after the driver of a car shot him in the stomach and then sped off in an apparent road rage attack.

KZN rapist gets life behind bars

2014-11-03 17:49

A man has been sentenced to one life term and 15 years imprisonment by the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court for the rape of one girl and the sexual assault of another, the NPA says.

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