Tongaat mall was always going to collapse - Singh

2015-03-05 15:57

The Tongaat mall was always going to collapse, even if the concrete had the required strength and steel bars, Durban businessman Jay Singh has told a commission of inquiry.

Court hears of plot against slain doctor

2015-03-04 18:48

A policeman tried to plant drugs in a doctor's surgery at the behest of the man accused of arranging the doctor's murder, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court has heard.

Man held for KZN double murders

2015-03-02 14:27

A man accused of killing a couple at their home in Mbongolwane near Eshowe is expected to appear in court, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Maritzburg, Stars draw blanks

2015-02-28 22:28

There were no goals at Harry Gwala Stadium as Maritzburg United and Free State Stars shared the spoils in their PSL clash.

Man jailed for 16 years for raping girl, 13

2015-02-28 12:16

A 35-year-old man has been handed a 16 year jail term for the rape of a 13-year-old girl, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

Not clear if ailing NFP leader will attend bash

2015-02-27 19:33

A day before the NFP's fourth anniversary, it was still uncertain whether ailing party leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi would attend the celebrations.

Elderly couple killed in PMB house fire

2015-02-26 09:31

An elderly couple has died after their house caught fire in Pietermaritzburg.

Nkandla architect in court for civil claim

2015-02-25 07:49

A civil claim by the Special Investigative Unit against architect Minenhle Makhanya relating to work done at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead is to be heard in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

Cops, patrol dog injured during shoot-out

2015-02-23 21:31

Two police officers and a patrol dog have been shot and injured in Ntuzuma during a shoot-out with hijackers, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Construction at KZN reserve stopped after workers threatened

2015-02-21 07:40

Construction work at the large "big five" Mayibuye Game Reserve between Durban and Camperdown has been halted after locals have broken down fences, destroyed equipment, and threatened workers.


Soni wanted Sewran gone

2015-03-05 05:00

Pietermaritzburg businessman Ravijee Soni wanted his former friend Dr Bhavish Sewran out of KwaZulu-Natal, as he suspected Sewran of having an affair with his wife the court hears.

Suspicious husband hired hitmen for 'wife's lover', court hears

2015-03-03 05:00

A businessman, who thought former close friend Dr Bhavish Sewran was having an affair with his wife, hired hitmen to kill the doctor, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg has heard.

Tongaat mall engineer never raised concerns - inquiry hears

2015-03-02 13:31

The design engineer of the collapsed Tongaat mall never raised any concerns during its construction, the commission of inquiry investigating the collapse has heard.

KZN sisters jailed for murder

2015-02-28 14:31

Two sisters have been sentenced to 20 and 15 years respectively for the murder of Mduduzi Njoko in Umlazi in 2012, KwaZulu-Natal police have said.

Man gets life for killing grandmother, girlfriend

2015-02-27 22:35

The KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg handed a life sentence to a man convicted of killing his grandmother and girlfriend.

Elderly couple murdered for their flat - report

2015-02-27 12:55

An elderly couple found stabbed and burnt to death in their KwaZulu-Natal home may have been killed by people wanting to move into their flat, neighbours believe.

Nkandla details could put Zuma at risk

2015-02-25 18:52

Disclosure of Nkandla security structures, sought by architect Minenhle Makhanya, could put President Jacob Zuma in danger, according to papers before the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

Protea Coin ordered to pay heist victim R180 000

2015-02-24 21:25

A Durban security van driver who was wounded twice during an attempted heist has correctly been awarded damages of R180 000, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg has ruled.

Teen stabbed to death

2015-02-23 21:31

A 16-year-old girl has died after she was stabbed in Woodlands, Pietermaritzburg.

3 arrested for KZN taxi rank shooting

2015-02-19 16:15

Three men have been arrested for discharging firearms in a public place during a dispute between two minibus taxi associations at a Newcastle taxi rank, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

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