Never give up, says KZN man who is off to Oxford

2015-05-27 08:16

If at first you do not succeed, dust yourself off and try again, says a KwaZulu-Natal student awarded a Rhodes scholarship to study towards a PhD in Materials Science at Oxford University in England.

More dogs poisoned

2015-05-25 09:07

The poisoning of dogs is a national problem affecting both rural and urban areas and is closely linked to organised crime.

No arrests yet in Trevor Noah's cousin's murder

2015-05-24 15:23

KwaZulu-Natal police are still investigating the murder of comedian Trevor Noah's cousin and has not arrested anybody yet, spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane says.

Jayde killed due to husband's affair, debt, PE court told

2015-05-21 21:06

Jayde Panayiotou was killed as her husband's extra-marital affair was getting him deeper into debt, a court has heard.

Boys put school theme into action by recovering bag

2015-05-19 11:03

Two schoolboys, aged 8 and 11, are being praised for ­finding and handing over a woman’s ­handbag at an event.

No Juju at EFF rally

2015-05-18 10:03

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema was a no-show at his party’s rally held in Copesville, either because of threats against him, or because he was attending a funeral.

Nun's killers handed two life sentences each

2015-05-15 12:57

Two men convicted of the robbery, rape and murder of an elderly nun at an Ixopo convent have each been sentenced to two life terms and 18 years imprisonment.

Nun's killers say why they did it

2015-05-14 16:02

Two men found guilty of killing a nun, sat stony-faced in the dock of the Pietermaritzburg High Court as advocates for the State and defence argued in mitigation and aggravation of their sentence.

Midmar sewage pollution concern

2015-05-14 10:00

Radio personalities, celebrities, government and environmental specialists ­have visited Midmar dam and Mpophomeni township just outside Howick and witnessed first hand the raw sewage spilling into Midmar’s tributaries.

Pics: Nuns show their support in court

2015-05-14 08:09

Sister Gertrud Tiefenbacher’s fellow nuns from the Sacred Heart Convent have attended every appearance by the nun’s killers. View images taken in court.


Trevor Noah's gran sets the record straight on 'cousin' debacle

2015-05-25 15:56

Nomalizo Noah, the grandmother of Trevor Noah, has denied reports that a cousin of the comedian was murdered in KwaZulu-Natal.

Two-year-old killed in KZN crash

2015-05-24 17:40

A two-year-old girl has been killed in a car accident in KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics say.

Trevor Noah’s cousin brutally murdered - report

2015-05-24 10:01

The family of Trevor Noah has again been hit by tragedy following the murder of the comedian’s cousin in Greytown in KwaZulu-Natal.

Details of botched bank robbery retold in court

2015-05-19 18:50

The killing of three robbers, a police sergeant and a security guard during a botched Capitec Bank robbery in Richmond in January last year has been recounted in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg.

Hospitals out of medication

2015-05-18 11:33

Dwindling supplies of antiretrovirals and basic, essential medication have left Pietermaritzburg and other provincial hospitals without the means to adequately treat their patients.

Man critical after electrocution

2015-05-15 19:40

A man has been hospitalised after being electrocuted on railway tracks near Pietermaritzburg.

Nun's killers to be sentenced

2015-05-15 05:52

The Pietermaritzburg High Court is expected sentence two men convicted of the rape, robbery and murder of Catholic nun Gertrud Tiefenbacher.

Driving instructor in chase

2015-05-14 10:59

A prominent Pietermaritzburg ­driving school owner allegedly involved in a road rage incident on the N3 has been arrested, but only after he tried to flee from the police in a high-speed car chase.

Nun's killers will soon know fate

2015-05-14 08:27

Two men convicted of the rape, robbery and murder of an elderly Austrian nun at an Ixopo convent will soon know their fate.

Nuns: Murderers don't know how much we pray for them

2015-05-13 14:07

A nun from the Sacred Heart Convent in Ixopo says she hopes that Jesus will touch the hearts of the two men found guilty of the rape, robbery and murder of Gertrud Tiefenbacher.

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