Spray paint victim beaten with axes, tools

2015-01-22 22:40

A man has been beaten, stripped naked before a five-litre tin of paint was emptied over his head and then his body spray-painted with a pressure applicator, the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

Man dies in KZN mine

2015-01-21 10:29

A man died at a mine near Utrecht in KwaZulu-Natal, Emergency Medical Services says.

Rapist jailed for 15 years

2015-01-20 16:32

A man accused of raping a 10-year-old girl has been sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment in KwaZulu-Natal.

Visiting dog brings joy to old age home

2015-01-19 14:02

Residents of a KwaZulu-Natal old age home say regular visits from a Border Collie named Rodger are the highlight of their day.

Man found with high calibre firearms

2015-01-15 18:01

A man has been arrested in Umsunduzi near Pietermaritzburg after he was found in possession of high calibre firearms.

Spray-paint victim speaks about 'humiliating' attack

2015-01-14 09:22

A KwaZulu-Natal man who was beaten, stripped naked, soaked in paint thinners and sprayed with white enamel car paint says he will never forget the torture and humiliation he endured.

Second man charged for paint attack

2015-01-13 17:26

A second Pietermaritzburg man has been charged with the attempted murder of a Malawian man who was spray painted white head to foot after being beaten.

Cops nab second paint attack suspect

2015-01-13 09:11

KwaZulu-Natal police have arrested a second man for allegedly beating, stripping and spraying a mechanic with white car paint.

Police dog stabbed to death by robber

2015-01-12 11:46

A police dog handler is mourning the death of her 7-year-old German Shepherd, who was stabbed to death while apprehending a knife-wielding suspect.

Wife tells of last call to 'panicked' shot farmer

2015-01-06 12:43

A KwaZulu-Natal woman has told how her husband phoned her to tell her he had been shot on their Estcourt farm, and how she could hear him losing his grip before he died.

KZN farmer shot dead

2015-01-05 19:52

A 69-year-old KwaZulu-Natal farmer has been shot dead on his property in Estcourt.


Spray-paint attackers to apply for bail

2015-01-22 07:48

Two men charged with the attempted murder of a man who was beaten and then spray-painted white from head to toe, are to apply for bail.

KZN reckless driving appeal dismissed

2015-01-20 20:42

The reckless driving conviction and sentence imposed on a driver who hit a travelling train at a level crossing has been upheld by the KwaZulu- Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg.

One killed in KZN crash

2015-01-19 14:47

One person has been killed and 15 injured when a car and a minibus taxi collided near Pinetown.

Former KZN MEC dies

2015-01-17 05:45

KwaZulu-Natal's former agricultural and environmental affairs MEC, Mtholephi Emmanuel Mthimkhulu, has died aged 56.

NFP leader remains MIA after hospital stay

2015-01-14 17:52

None of the NFP's top officials have spoken to their leader, Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi, since she took ill in November, it has emerged.

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.

Cop killed in KZN crash

2015-01-13 14:45

A policeman has been killed and other injured when their car collided with a truck near Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal.

KZN protesters block road with burning tyres

2015-01-12 15:34

Residents of Mvutshini near Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal have blocked a road with burning tyres in an apparent service delivery protest.

Mechanic beaten, stripped naked and spray-painted

2015-01-09 12:15

A KwaZulu-Natal man has been stripped naked, beaten senseless and sprayed from head-to-toe with white enamel car paint by disgruntled customers, according to a report.

KZN family 'torn apart' by farm murders

2015-01-07 11:22

Murdered KwaZulu-Natal farmer Malcolm “Stick” Green is the third member of his family to have been killed in farm attacks in the space of seven years.

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.

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