Sewage risk from possible blackoutEskom prepared, but can get it wrong

26 minutes ago

NO water after 12 hours and a cascade of sewage bursting from drains all over the city.

Health see-sawing in KZN

46 minutes ago

ALTHOUGH yesterday’s Health meeting did not offer any further information into the situation at Northdale Hospital, officials did shed some light into the state of the province’s health system.

A safe haven for abused children

2015-07-29 10:53

WITH just one in 10 rapes reported on average in South Africa, a Karkloof woman has opened a crisis centre focused on helping children who have been sexually assaulted.

Court man ‘caught in act’

2015-07-29 10:47

PIETERMARITZBURG high court manager Bhekumuzi Ronald Mtshali (48) appeared in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with stealing a car part off a luxury car in the Liberty Mall parking lot.

Murder suspect ‘fell off his bike’

2015-07-29 09:27

THE man accused of killing another man over “road rage”, Ian Williams, reportedly fell off his bicycle and hit his head on concrete on Sunday, according to a doctor’s note handed to the high court yesterday.

Suspects in Greytown heist in court

2015-07-29 08:46

SEVEN men appeared in the Pietermaritzburg high court in connection with a R3,98 million cash heist and shootout in Greytown on November 7, 2013.

Suspension follows award

2015-07-28 09:49

THE Umzinyathi District Municipality council has suspended its acting municipal manager a few weeks after he won a municipal excellence award.

PMB dancer’s school to turn 10

2015-07-28 09:49

AS a tribute to his parents, a young Pietermaritzburg man has endeavoured for a decade to build one of the city’s largest dance academies.

‘Suspend hospital’s CEO’

2015-07-28 09:49

OPPOSITION parties have slammed the decision by Health MEC Sbongiseni Dhlomo to transfer Northdale Hospital CEO Felicity du Preez, saying that she should be suspended instead.

Man burns to death, 8 injured in multiple crashes in and around PMB

2015-07-28 09:49

A MAN was burnt to death and eight others were seriously injured after a spate of accidents in and around Pietermaritzburg yesterday.


RTI report ‘missing’

43 minutes ago

THE RTI Commission of Inquiry report could not be tabled for public oversight yesterday because the KZN Legislature’s speaker’s office “couldn’t find it”.

Five cents for a brighter future

58 minutes ago

THE five cents campaign is making a return and aims to raise R1 million to assist underprivileged children access tertiary education.

Fake meter readers rob home

2015-07-29 10:48

TWO men posing as Msunduzi Municipality meter readers held up the occupants of an Ashburton home at gun-point yesterday before fleeing with valuables.

Tyres shot out after 50-km chase

2015-07-29 10:13

AFTER a 50-km long high-speed car chase resembling a clip from a Hollywood blockbuster, a hijacker was arrested yesterday in Pietermaritzburg yesterday.

KZN to launch rabies awareness campaign

2015-07-29 08:53

WITH a staggering 65 000 people bitten by dogs in KwaZulu-Natal each year, an education drive has been launched to raise awareness about the fatal rabies disease.

Motorists should collect enough evidence at scene

2015-07-28 09:49

A HOWICK motorist is determined to make sure that the SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) and its contractors are held responsible for damage to his vehicle after he allegedly hit a pothole when driving on the N3 freeway recently.

Women face sentencing for role in rhino poaching

2015-07-28 09:49

THE first two women to be convicted in KwaZulu-Natal of conspiring to poach rhinos for their horns, are due to be sentenced in Ladysmith next month.

Man accused of Imbali ‘road rage’ murder fails to appear in court

2015-07-28 09:49

THE trial of a man charged with murder arising from a “road rage” incident, was postponed until today in the Pietermaritzburg high court after the accused failed to appear in court yesterday.

Municipality takes trust to court

2015-07-28 09:49

MANDENI Municipality has launched a high court application for the recovery of R22,3?million in rates plus interest from the Ingonyama Trust.

Wanderers closes down

2015-07-28 09:48

AS sporting clubs using the Wanderers Club premises for training and league sport have been left stranded as the club closes its doors this week, the future use of the facility has been the topic of much ­speculation.

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