Hit and run on cycling pair

2017-05-23 13:30

A Pietermaritzburg doctor suffered minor injuries and his girlfriend was hospitalised after an alleged hit and run accident on Sunday afternoon.

The value of dumped wood

2017-05-23 13:30

What started as a way to use wood lying around his garden to furnish his newly-purchased farmhouse, has turned into a career for self-taught carpenter Schöne McIntosh.

Factories hit hard by uncertainty

2017-05-22 14:32

General Motors (GM) may claim to be disinvesting due to a global restructuring, but there is no question the weak economy and political uncertainty have hit the local manufacturing sector hard.

Defending champ Wostmann out of Comrades

2017-05-22 13:53

Caroline Wostmann will not defend her Comrades Marathon 'Up-Run' title on June 4 after losing a race against time to recover from a hamstring injury.

Advocates silence noisy neighbours

2017-05-22 11:42

Pietermaritzburg advocates have got a court order to stop their noisy neighbours from using jackhammers to carry out demolition work on weekdays.

No charges yet as omalume continue to transport pupils in bakkies

2017-05-19 14:01

Friday marks a week since law amendments prohibiting school pupils being transported in the back of bakkies came into effect.

Two jailed for ATM bombings

2017-05-18 14:03

Two men were jailed for 21 years and 18 years respectively on Wednesday for their involvement in a series of ATM bombing incidents in KwaZulu-Natal in 2010 and 2011.

Two rob home in broad daylight

2017-05-18 14:03

Armed men tied up a Chase Valley man, his caregiver and a domestic worker during a home invasion robbery in broad daylight on Tuesday. The man and caregiver were also hit on the heads with a gun.

Residents fed up with being kept in the dark by City

2017-05-17 13:30

Unanswered calls, a lack of empathy, “clueless” responses and “blatant ignorance” are some of the reasons why residents have called Msunduzi Municipality “useless”.

Protest over water at Tugela Ferry turns ugly

2017-05-17 12:04

Tugela Ferry residents protesting over water shortages yesterday left a trail of destruction after embarking on a violent demonstration marked by the blockage of roads, stoning of vehicles and the looting of shops.


Accused life insurance scammers appear in high court

2017-05-23 13:30

Three women and two men charged with murdering carefully selected victims to cash in on life insurance payments, hid behind their colourful scarves and hoodies when they appeared briefly in the high court on Monday.

Fully booked for Comrades

2017-05-23 13:30

If you are thinking of making any accommodation reservations in Pietermaritzburg ahead of next month’s Comrades Marathon weekend, you might be too late.

Dirt fills the city centre

2017-05-22 14:24

Broken pavements, rubbish strewn across the streets, rotten vegetables, broken glass bottles and sewage water flowing on the roads — is this really what parts of the once immaculate city centre have become?.

Remembering his time in WW2

2017-05-22 11:51

Seventy-two years after the end of WW2, a veteran of the war has finally put pen to paper and written his memoir as a legacy for his family.

Outrage at power tariff plan

2017-05-19 14:09

Businesses and residents are outraged about the municipality’s latest plan to increase electricity tariffs well above the level set by the National Electricity Regulator (Nersa).

Comrades releases Green Number stats

2017-05-19 10:28

491 more runners are set to join the coveted Comrades Marathon Green Number Club at this year’s 92nd Comrades Marathon.

Health’s ‘terrible planning’

2017-05-18 14:03

The critical shortage of doctors in KZN has taken its toll on Grey’s Hospital, with all daytime emergency ambulance service patients being rerouted to Edendale Hospital.

Mall filtered water poorly

2017-05-17 13:30

Water authorities have launched a probe into the water quality at the Liberty Midlands Mall following reports that proper purification processes may not have been applied to water made available to tenants and shoppers.

Otto’s Bluff road a mud trap in the wet

2017-05-17 13:30

Residents living along Otto’s Bluff Road are concerned that the muddy state of the road and the many potholes are placing their lives in danger and hurting business.

Pietermaritzburg casino evacuated due to fire

2017-05-16 20:03

The Golden Horse Casino in Pietermaritzburg has been evacuated after a fire broke out, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics say.

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