Snowfall in KZN as cold front hits

2017-08-18 13:45

A thick layer of snow blanketed the Kamberg and Lower Lotheni areas on Thursday with Pietermaritzburg and surrounding areas experiencing freezing temperatures and light rain.

Stolen motorbikes recovered swiftly

2017-08-18 13:45

Local motorbike enthusiast Matthew “Bushy” Mckelvey applauded the police for recovering his motorbike a day after it was stolen from his home.

Details differ in Soni trial

2017-08-18 13:45

The brother-in-law of murder accused Rajivee Soni came under fire on Wednesday with the state accusing him of fabricating information and “rehearsing” his evidence.

Recycling can stop people ‘throwing money away’

2017-08-17 14:08

At least four illegal dumping sites in ward 34 have been turned into vegetable gardens or play lots for children, to counter the illegal dumping taking place there.

AS IT HAPPENED: Judgment reserved in ANC 'rebels' challenge against KZN provincial leadership election

2017-08-17 12:00

Legal counsel for both sides have concluded their arguments in the matter brought by the ANC 'rebels' who want the results of the KZN ANC 2015 provincial elective conference declared null and void, and judgment has been reserved.

Dog makes lucky escape from drowning

2017-08-16 13:45

He's cheated death and he’s one Lucky hound.

Forecasters warn of gales, storms and heavy snow

2017-08-16 13:45

There is a storm brewing over KwaZulu-Natal.

‘It’s about survival’

2017-08-16 12:56

Wednesday's much anticipated court proceedings could further expose the deep fissures that have emerged in the ANC in the province.

'Its time we stand for truth' - ANC member challenging party's KZN congress in court

2017-08-16 09:17

Because no one in the ANC was willing to listen to concerns regarding alleged flawed processes in the ANC KwaZulu-Natal 2015 provincial congress, that matter had to head to court, a member of the party says.

Healthcare for women

2017-08-15 13:41

Two Pietermaritzburg doctors are armed with stethoscopes and ready to make an invaluable contribution to women empowerment.


Pastor couple shot at home

2017-08-18 13:45

An apparent house robbery ended in a double tragedy when a couple were shot and killed at their home early yon Thursday morning.

‘Court case a threat to legislature’

2017-08-18 13:45

Nullifying the results of the KZN ANC conference could lead to instability in the provincial government.

Zuma, NEC blamed in court

2017-08-17 14:13

President Jacob Zuma’s name has been dragged into the ongoing ANC KZN leadership court case being heard in the Pietermaritzburg high court.

Hospitals may merge

2017-08-17 14:04

Medical institutions in the uMgungundlovu district need to fill critical posts, accelerate rationalising of hospitals and improve mental health services.

ANC vs ANC: The battle to nullify 2015 elective congress

2017-08-16 22:59

The role of ANC’s national executive committee, versus the power of its individual members, and a missing voters’ roll, are just some of the issues which came under the spotlight at the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

Robbed in a graveyard

2017-08-16 13:45

A Pietermaritzburg man and his mother, 69, have been robbed at knife point while praying at a loved one’s grave.

AS IT HAPPENED: ANC KZN provincial election results 'irregularity of the highest level'

2017-08-16 13:00

Lawyers for the 'rebel' ANC members challenging the results of the ANC KZN provincial leadership election highlighted a tweet which allegedly broadcast the outcome before official results were released, calling it 'an irregularity of the highest level'.

Man in hospital after fuel attack during robbery

2017-08-16 12:24

A man narrowly escaped death after he was doused in petrol during an armed robbery in Hopewell last night.

City shifts power funds

2017-08-15 13:41

Msunduzi Municipality has re-allocated over R2 million meant for the maintenance of two sub-stations and various sports fields in the city to upgrade council administration buildings.

Soni’s new team point out presence of former lawyer in court

2017-08-15 13:40

The presence of murder accused Rajivee Soni’s ex-attorney in the public gallery at the high court Monday was apparently not welcomed by his new legal team.

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