Four arrested for drugs in KZN

2014-08-23 07:10

Four men have been arrested in separate cases for possession of drugs in Ladysmith and Ezakheni in KwaZulu-Natal, police say.

Man held for Bryanston stabbing

2014-08-19 18:23

A man has been arrested in Pietermaritzburg in connection with the stabbing of a woman in Bryanston, Johannesburg.

Nkandla architect fights back

2014-08-17 14:19

Architect Minenhle Makhanya will serve notice in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg to oppose a R155m civil claim lodged by the Special Investigating Unit, it has been reported.

Farmer's widow angry killer didn't get life

2014-08-15 10:43

The widow of a man who was murdered on a farm in KwaZulu-Natal last year says she is shocked that his 21-year-old killer did not get a life sentence for the "vindictive and cruel" murder.

Nkandla project manager knows 'real truth'

2014-08-14 12:48

The project manager of the security upgrade at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla residence says he knows "the story behind the story" and hopes the truth will emerge.

Maritzburg too good for City

2014-08-13 22:01

Maritzburg United have beaten Polokwane City in their PSL encounter to register their first win of the season.

Nkandla architect faces big bill, crumbling marriage

2014-08-13 08:52

President Jacob Zuma's architect Minenhle Makhanya is lying low after being hit by a R155.3m bill for the Nkandla security upgrade, and with his marriage reportedly on the rocks.

Honest car guard returns R15 000 to owner

2014-08-12 11:15

A KwaZulu-Natal car guard has been hailed for his honesty after turning in a bag containing a cellphone, ID book, documents, and more than R15 000 in cash.

Modern huts for king’s new palace

2014-08-11 09:48

A glimpse into the proposed plan for the Zulu royal palace in Ulundi shows that it will boast nine thatched “beehive huts” arranged in a circle with a central cattle enclosure.

SACP shocked at killing of Numsa members

2014-08-08 14:48

The SA Communist Party has condemned the killing of three Numsa members in Isithebe, KwaZulu-Natal.

Brown soars at nationals

2014-08-07 20:38

Myles Brown has recorded an impressive performance on the opening night of action at the SA Short Course Swimming Championships.

KZN fraudsters get suspended sentences

2014-08-06 15:13

Two women who admitted to committing insurance fraud have been given suspended jail sentences by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg.

Dam deaths: Mchunu must wait

2014-08-05 22:15

The case of a man accused of the murder of five children after his bakkie plunged into a dam, has been moved to the Greytown Regional Court.

4 in court for robbery at NFP leader's home

2014-08-04 09:54

Four people accused of breaking into the home of National Freedom Party leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi are due to appear in the Verulam Magistrate's Court.

Motorbike riders, traffic cop injured

2014-08-03 11:20

Three motorbike riders and a traffic officer have been injured in a series of accidents on the N3 towards Pietermaritzburg in Cato Ridge, says ER24.

Man burnt at KZN substation

2014-07-31 13:26

A man has been severely burnt at an electricity substation in Edendale, Pietermaritzburg.

On the Dot granted urgent order

2014-07-30 21:42

The KwaZulu-Natal High Court has granted an urgent interim order to Media24's distributors On the Dot to stop a dismissed worker from allegedly sabotaging its Pietermaritzburg operations.

Son: Farm attack left family traumatised

2014-07-29 21:13

The son of an aged Richmond farm couple spent a week in a psychiatric hospital after his parents and brother were tortured and killed, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court has heard.

Doctor sues over attack at resort - report

2014-07-27 11:08

A Johannesburg doctor is suing the KwaZulu-Natal wildlife department for more than R11m in damages after being attacked at a holiday resort in Kosi Bay, a report says.

KZN rapists jailed for life

2014-07-23 21:04

The KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg has sentenced two rapists to two life sentences each for rape and robbery.

Mental assessment for Pongola child murder suspect

2014-07-22 11:30

The man accused of kidnapping a toddler whose butchered body was later discovered in a church in Pongola, is to be sent for mental assessment, according to police.

Zuma’s nephew in land claim for 60+ farms

2014-07-21 08:50

The nephew of President Jacob Zuma has launched a land claim targeting more than 60 farms in Impendle in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

Five rhino poachers arrested in KZN

2014-07-20 20:40

Five rhino poachers - one left injured after a shoot-out - have been arrested at the Phinda Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

13 Nkandla officials charged with maladministration

2014-07-20 07:21

Thirteen officials, some of whom sat on the committee that decided who to award the Nkandla refurbishment contracts to, have been charged in an internal disciplinary hearing.


DA wants full-scale probe into KZN gang-rape

2014-08-21 12:08

The Democratic Alliance called for a full-scale investigation into the alleged gang-rape of a high school girl after a matric dance.

Toddler killed by bus

2014-08-18 16:52

A 3-year-old girl has died after being hit by a bus near a bus depot in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal.

Man killed in KZN crash

2014-08-16 17:26

A man has been killed and three other people injured when a bakkie overturned on a dirt road in Pietermaritzburg.

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

Zulu king snubs Nkandla architect

2014-08-14 10:39

The Zulu royal household has publicly snubbed President Jacob Zuma's personal architect Minenhle Makhanya, stating he will not design the Zulu king’s new palace.

Mchunu: KZN dept didn’t abide by rules

2014-08-13 19:04

The KwaZulu-Natal transport department did not abide by its own rules during a recruitment process for traffic police that resulted in the deaths of eight people, Premier Senzo Mchunu says.

SIU wants R155m from Nkandla architect

2014-08-12 19:50

The SIU is trying to recover more than R155m from architect Minenhle Makhanya, allegedly responsible for inflating the cost at President Jacob Zuma’s private home in Nkandla.

Nkandla report being finalised - SIU

2014-08-11 16:37

The Special Investigating Unit is confident it will present its final report on security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home in due time.

Woman killed in KZN Midlands crash

2014-08-11 09:48

A woman has been killed after a taxi crashed into the back of a truck on the N3 at Lions River in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

Nkandla architect gets royal contract

2014-08-10 11:44

President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla architect has also landed the deal to design Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini's eighth palace, according to a report.

Convicted murderer jailed for life

2014-08-08 13:11

A man has been jailed for life by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Mtunzini for murder and hijacking.

Farmer's wife shoots at attackers, 2 dead

2014-08-07 09:07

Two farm attackers have been shot dead and four are on the run after attacking a KwaZulu-Natal farm and wounding a farmer and his wife, who shot back at them.

Fraudster used unknown cadavers to dupe officials

2014-08-05 22:51

Two women from Nongoma, Zululand, have admitted to deceiving insurance companies and government officials with finely planned schemes using unknown cadavers.

Pinetown truck driver considers plea bargain

2014-08-05 14:18

A Swazi national whose truck ploughed into four minibus taxis killing 24 people may consider a plea bargain.

Six die in KZN crash

2014-08-03 22:05

Six people, two of them children, have died in a crash between two cars on the N11 near the Dundee off-ramp, paramedics say.

22 injured in PMB taxi crash

2014-08-02 16:55

Twenty-two people were injured when a taxi crashed about 25m down an embankment along New Greyton road in Pietermaritzburg, paramedics say.

Dad of farm killer apologises to victims' family

2014-07-31 12:05

The father of one of three youths sentenced to life for a brutal farm attack in which three family members were killed, has apologised to the victims' family in court.

Trio get life for Richmond farm murders

2014-07-30 17:03

Two men and a teenager have been handed life sentences by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court for killing a Richmond farming couple and their adult son.

6 killed in KZN collision

2014-07-28 07:21

Six people, including four children, have died and eight others are injured after two cars crashed in northern KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics say.

3 hijackers killed in dramatic N3 shoot-out

2014-07-24 10:06

Three suspected hijackers were killed during a heavy gun battle with police following a high-speed car chase on the N3 in KwaZulu-Natal, according to a report.

Woman dies, another wounded in KZN shooting

2014-07-23 09:14

A woman has been shot dead and another wounded in a shooting in KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics say.

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.

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.

Man held over boy's dismembered body

2014-07-20 18:31

A man is expected to appear in court in connection with the discovery of the dismembered corpse of a four-year-old boy at a church in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Man killed chasing after hat on highway

2014-07-19 19:20

A man seen running across a highway to pick up a fallen hat has died after being hit by a car, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics say.

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