Two men arrested for bogus tender offer

2016-04-29 18:20

Two men are expected to appear in the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court on charges of fraud and racketeering after offering another man a fake tender of R158m, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Man dragged by barbed wire for 50m behind truck

2016-04-29 11:52

A man has been seriously injured after he was dragged behind a truck transporting barbed wire in Pietermaritzburg, paramedics say.

Tough choices at Economic Development

2016-04-29 11:34

Deciding on which entities the Department of ­Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs would phase out or make it was not an easy decision.

Weekend cold front set to see snow on higher peaks of Drakensberg

2016-04-29 09:22

With the province gearing up for a cold front this weekend, snow has been predicted for Kokstad and the Drakensberg with the possibility of light snowfall in Mooi River and Underberg.

City’s Mnguni against Zulu

2016-04-28 13:31

The chairperson of Msunduzi ­Municipality’s Audit Committee, Sandile Mnguni, has written a scathing letter calling on the city to reconsider its decision to suspend audit ­committee manager Petrus Mahlaba.

Hawkers to resist proposed eviction

2016-04-28 10:46

Hawkers at the eMatsheni Beer Hall have vowed to resist attempts by the city to evict them and shut down the “crime hotspot”.

Truck driver killed, man injured in another N3 crash

2016-04-28 09:39

Another life was claimed on the N3 at Townhill and the road was once again closed on Tuesday night when a truck crashed over a barrier and rolled several metres down an embankment.

Murdered cop’s family outraged by ‘light’ sentence

2016-04-26 12:16

Relatives of murdered Pietermaritzburg policeman Bongani Lembethe expressed outrage yesterday at the sentence imposed on his killer and former lover Tembelihle Ngcobo (32).

SACP calls minister’s reprimand ‘disturbing’

2016-04-26 12:16

Provincial SACP leadership questioned the reprimanding of Public Works Minister and the party’s deputy national chairperson Thulas Nxesi over the handling of the Nkandla upgrades.

Sobantu star pupils back from informative Dubai trip

2016-04-26 11:48

Three Sobantu Secondary pupils, who were the only South African­s selected to ­participate in the final stages of a United Nations research competition on sustainable cities, returned from their Dubai trip all smiles last week.


Dry taps could be the norm, warns Msunduzi as reservoirs run low

2016-04-29 13:14

With four of Pietermaritzburg’s main reservoirs at or below seven percent, parts of the city went without water yesterday with the Msunduzi Municipality warning this could become the norm.

Tension rife in Copesville as police use teargas to disperse protesters

2016-04-29 11:34

Tension is still rife in Copesville after a group of about 100 protesters blockaded Copesville Drive near the Haniville informal settlement on Thursday morning.

Farmer shot in the face by teen

2016-04-29 11:34

A farmer had to receive emergency surgery after he was shot in the face by a 16-year-old suspect during a robbery at his Creighton farm.

Domestic in murder case to seek bail

2016-04-29 09:22

Former domestic worker Emily Mchunu, who is charged with the murder of her late employer Ashraf Mohideen (57), is to apply for bail on May 9.

Thousand hungry Elandskop families want their R20 back

2016-04-28 11:59

Destitute families in Msunduzi’s ward 8 are on the warpath over hollow promises of food vouchers.

Arrested after rooftop chase

2016-04-28 09:39

A notorious burglar tried in vain to outwit and outrun police by leaping from roof to roof in a bid to make good his escape on Tuesday night.

Local firefighters cheer up kids battling cancer

2016-04-28 09:39

A team of dedicated local firefighters went the extra mile on Wednesday to brighten up the morning for two children fighting cancer.

Woodlands Primary pupils are in danger, allege parents

2016-04-26 12:16

Parents whose children attend Woodlands Primary School say the number of protests at the school are putting their children in danger.

Court told of home attack

2016-04-26 11:48

“It's a face I will never forget,” a woman said on Tuesday when she identified an assailant who had allegedly poured half a kettle of boiling water over her and a young boy.

Botched Richmond bank heist three to learn fates soon

2016-04-26 11:48

Three men on trial for murder and other charges arising from an attempted heist at Capitec Bank in Richmond in 2014, will learn their fate on May 3.

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