Worker loses leg after getting trapped in machinery

2016-12-03 17:20

A 27-year-old man has sustained severe injuries after he was pulled into a machine at an industrial park in Pietermaritzburg.

‘Huge steps made in reducing accidents’

2016-12-02 10:18

The taxi industry in KwaZulu-Natal believes major strides have been made in the province’s roads to reduce the number of horrendous taxi accidents.

Three hijack car left idling

2016-12-01 12:09

A trusting woman who left her car on idle while she closed her front gate was left shaken after three opportunistic men hijacked the vehicle in Jerrier Road on Wednesday morning.

92-year-old pensioner abandoned by family and social workers

2016-12-01 11:35

The KZN department of social development has promised to investigate the case of a 92-year-old Pietermaritzburg woman who lives in a mud house with no electricity, toilet or running water.

Sassa officials nabbed for defrauding the poor

2016-11-30 09:37

An undercover operation led to the arrest of two South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) officials for selling food vouchers meant for “the poorest of the poor”.

2017 Comrades Marathon reaches 20 000 cap

2016-11-30 09:08

If you were planning on taking on the 2017 Comrades Marathon, you will have to wait another year.

Meet Weenen’s pothole-repairing saint

2016-11-29 12:20

Weenen’s patron saint of potholes, Isup Hussain Larsahib, has made it his mission to repair his town’s run-down roads after nearly being involved in an accident.

Key witness in Soni trial dies after ‘grave illness’

2016-11-29 11:07

The murder trial of Pietermaritzburg businessman Rajivee Soni heard on Monday that a key witness whom his new lawyers had wanted to question further, has died.

PMB’s Noma Khumalo still ‘absorbing everything’

2016-11-29 10:47

An absolutely amazing experience that completely changed her life.


Local film stars butterflies

2016-12-02 10:32

A Howick man is putting the final touches on the country’s first documentary on South African butterflies.

Too many prostitutes

2016-12-02 10:10

“We are sick and tired of seeing people having sex on the road and standing naked outside our doors!”.

Hope over HIV vaccine

2016-12-01 11:53

An HIV/Aids preventative vaccine trial, running only in South Africa, could create immunity to the virus in people. A KwaZulu-Natal research centre’s first trials started on Wednesday.

ANC ‘more divided’ than before

2016-11-30 10:06

The one thing that political analysts and insiders are clear on after the ANC’s last NEC meeting of the year, is that the party is even more divided than before.

Brazen burglars ignore shooter

2016-11-30 09:30

Housebreakers walked unflinchingly through a hail of rubber bullets as they made their way across a yard, only to jump the wall and break into the house next-door on Tuesday morning.

Paper seller’s smile won him a better job

2016-11-29 12:37

Twenty-five-year-old Sinqobile Shabalala used to work as a Witness salesman at the corner of Taunton and Roberts roads.

Divided NEC in ‘rough’ Zuma talks

2016-11-29 11:49

At least 34 members of the ANC’s bitterly divided National Executive Committee (NEC) have allegedly already asked President Jacob Zuma to step down.

Homeless man safe

2016-11-29 11:00

The mystery of the old man who was reported to be abandoned at Grey’s Hospital with no ID and nowhere to sleep on the night of November 21 has been resolved.

Burglars shoot at family

2016-11-28 10:48

A Hayfields couple are reeling after a gang of men who they believe to be one of the notorious five-minute gangs terrorising the city, opened fire on their car as they returned home on Sunday.

Detective nabs cell thief

2016-11-28 10:27

A wily detective posed as the long-lost friend of a farm robber in order to track the suspect down.

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