Protest 'ringleader'nabbed

2016-10-21 11:13

“Everything was quiet at the university until he arrived, then all hell broke loose”.

Tagged trio get taste of freedom

2016-10-21 11:13

It was a poignant moment for conservation when three male lions took their first tentative steps to freedom in the uMkhuze section of iSimangaliso Wetland Park this week.

Councillor unresponsive to Imbali residents' lack of water

2016-10-20 16:29

Residents in Imbali, who have been without running water since February, are protesting against a councillor who they say has ignored their plight while "she has water in her house".

More ill people say they were victims of scamsters

2016-10-20 11:16

The woman alleged to be conning the ill out of their gold jewellery and other belongings has allegedly also targeted elderly victims as far away as Cool Air and Richmond.

Taps run dry in parts of city

2016-10-20 11:16

A number of suburbs in Pietermaritzburg were left without water yesterday as Umgeni Water’s 30-hour shutdown was compounded by pipe bursts and the theft of meters.

A gentle man and a gentleman

2016-10-19 17:24

Two years into the post-apartheid era, my husband and I, in 1996, moved to Howick in KwaZulu-Natal.

Buffalo baffles public

2016-10-19 11:21

The surprise appearance of a water buffalo at the old quarry beneath Hilton’s Quarry Centre has left locals baffled and slightly amused.

Scam on beloved teacher

2016-10-19 11:20

Beloved former Linpark High School Afrikaans teacher Barbie Burger has been scammed in an incident with echoes of the operations of the infamous “Hospital Hustler”.

Carter High deals with assault

2016-10-18 11:33

Carter High School said on Monday that a recent incident of assault involving a scissor attack on a pupil near the school, was an isolated incident.

More students denied bail

2016-10-18 11:33

Three more allegedly violent University of KwaZulu-Natal students have been denied bail by a Pietermaritzburg magistrate.


Life terms for ATM bombers

2016-10-21 11:13

The ATM bomber gang members convicted of multiple crimes, including the murder of Pieter­maritzburg Constable Vidhur Jadoo (37), had no regard for human life.


2016-10-21 11:12

Night after night, when one is most vulnerable, I scraped this story together. I was often forced to stop after just a few sentences, simply being unable to bear it any longer. It begins with Epworth’s annual journey to Babanango Orphanage situated i

Drought continues despite rains – Umgeni Water

2016-10-20 14:17

The drought that has plagued many parts of the country will not abate any time soon, says Umgeni Water.

Wanted man held at court

2016-10-20 11:16

With a rap sheet spanning more than 10 years, one of the city’s most wanted criminals has again been arrested, with a string of new charges to his name.

When Mount Everest came into full view

2016-10-20 11:16

It does not matter how old you are, you can achieve anything you set your mind to. That’s according to a local Pietermaritzburg doctor who, at the age of 62, achieved his life-long dream of reaching Mount Everest’s base camp recently.

Gym staff sad after failed CPR

2016-10-19 15:26

The family of the teen who died at Virgin Active Cascades on Sunday have said the 19-year-old will be remembered for his love of life, his family and his friends.

Health ‘a sick department’

2016-10-19 11:20

The KZN Health Department is a patient on life support that “urgently” needs to be paddled out of its shambolic state.

Local science whizz-kid to represent SA

2016-10-19 11:20

A young Pietermaritzburg science boffin will soon be jetting off to Indonesia to represent the country against 300 international competitors in the International Junior Science Olympiad.

Clash of exams looms in SA

2016-10-18 11:33

The ongoing fees protest at tertiary institutions may impact the marking of matric exams in KwaZulu-Natal.

Ponseti training workshop at Grey’s

2016-10-18 11:33

There are about 800 babies born with clubfoot in KwaZulu-Natal per year, but not enough medical professionals trained to treat the condition.

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