Cocaine dealer caught in a fix

2016-06-24 10:52

A convicted Pietermaritzburg cocaine dealer is accused of being so desperate to delay his sentencing that he deliberately rammed into the presiding magistrate’s car earlier this month.

Zuma slams those who sell RDP houses

2016-06-24 10:52

The involvement of the community in the Vulindlela Rural Housing Project will help decrease the number of people who sell their RDP houses after the hand-over, President Jacob Zuma has suggested.

Zuma proud of 'mega' housing project in KZN

2016-06-23 17:55

President Jacob Zuma has given a “mega” housing project in Pietermaritzburg his stamp of approval.

Child held at gunpoint as robbers hit Copesville home

2016-06-23 14:25

A four-year-old child had a gun put to his head as robbers ransacked his family’s Copesville home on Monday evening.

Cops appeal for help in IFP man’s accident

2016-06-23 11:50

The police have appealed to anyone with information on the accident that resulted in the death IFP Abaqulusi ward candidate Alson Nkosi to come forward.

Zuma to turn on the charm again in Pietermaritzburg

2016-06-23 11:24

Thousands of people from the Umsunduzi Municipal area have made their way to Taylor's Halt Sports Ground ahead of President Jacob Zuma's visit.

Trio’s solution to water crisis

2016-06-23 10:31

They might be Grade 11 pupils, but they are already working on solving the country’s greatest challenge — water scarcity.

Man killed, woman injured in Pietermaritzburg shooting

2016-06-23 09:43

A man has been found dead in a Pietermaritzburg home after sustaining several gunshot wounds, while a woman who was also shot several times has been hospitalised, paramedics say.

PMB infrastructure ‘bleeding’

2016-06-22 13:15

From R890 million two years ago, Pietermaritzburg now needs R1,4 billion to fund urgently ­needed upgrades to the water infrastructure.

KZN Health challenges Smith claim

2016-06-22 12:30

There is no evidence that former Grey’s Hospital patient Isabella Smith (84) was injured as a result of swallowing formalin in 2010.


Teacher behind trio’s success

2016-06-24 10:52

Behind every successful pupil there is a dedicated teacher.

PMB taxi owner gunned down

2016-06-24 10:52

A Copesville taxi owner was gunned down and his girlfriend wounded at their home early on Thursday morning.

Water war hits boiling point

2016-06-23 14:25

KwaZulu-Natal's biggest cities Pietermaritzburg and Durban have engaged in an all-out battle for water.

‘Mamba’ aide gets 18 years in prison

2016-06-23 11:50

A teenager who formed an alliance with one of KwaZulu-Natal’s former most wanted criminals, nicknamed “Mamba”, has been jailed for 18 years by a Pietermaritzburg high court judge.

Havoc in New Hanover as protesters attack motorists

2016-06-23 11:50

Protest action over the nomination of an ANC councillor in New Hanover has resulted in passing vehicles being stoned, tyres being burned and roads being blockaded.

IEC calls on parties to report violence

2016-06-23 10:31

The Independent Electoral Commission has challenged political parties to speak out against violence amid rising levels of brutality and intimidation marring the run-up to the local government elections.

Once ‘glorious’ swimming pool now empty

2016-06-23 10:31

What started as a minor leak years ago has now become so massive that the Olympic Pool in Northdale has almost been emptied.

IEC concerned about protests over councillors in KZN

2016-06-22 14:10

The IEC in KwaZulu-Natal says 11 000 people will not become councillors due to the demarcation process, and the challenge will be to ensure that this does not lead to protests.

Municipal spending slammed households owe R7,9 bln

2016-06-22 13:00

Fiance MEC Belinda Scott on Tuesday slammed KZN municipalities for underspending on their capital budgets.

PMB teen turns ordinary cardboard into remarkable artworks

2016-06-22 12:00

Cardboard is so often thrown away or recycled, but for Qiniso Gwamada (19) it is a valuable material he uses to create remarkable artworks.

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