Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
The sole suspect in the murder of University of KwaZulu-Natal student Sinethemba Ndlovu is yet to apply for bail after an appearance in the Msinga Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.
It is believed that the man was working on the roof when he fell to the ground.
A Durban businessman and his employee say they were tortured and burnt with pieces of plastic after being kidnapped.
The Educators' Union of South Africa has called for teachers to be allowed to bring guns to school to protect themselves.
Whether tackling, carrying, offloading or even dotting frequent tries, Dan du Preez has been a pleasing workaholic for the Sharks this year, writes Rob Houwing.
A 12-year-old pedestrian was killed and several others were left injured when three vehicles collided in Soldiers Way, near Durban's CBD.
The minibus taxi that ran into four school pupils in Durban - killing three and seriously injuring another - appears to have skipped a red light.
ANC heavyweight and KwaZulu-Natal deputy chairperson Mike Mabuyakhulu's ability to hold office is being hindered because of slow progress in his corruption matter, his lawyer says.
The DA has launched its Superpower campaign in which a car is up for grabs to anyone registering to vote – regardless of what party they vote for.
Families who were evicted from Cato Crest in Durban have cleared space in a nearby forest to build themselves Ekhanana - a "Place of Hope".
Four men wielding AK-47s have robbed a jewellery store in the busy Phoenix Plaza Mall, and escaped following a shootout with police.
One man has died and another was injured when a bakkie crashed into a river in Bethal, paramedics have said.
A Durban man is behind bars after he was nabbed for allegedly being in the possession of a police uniform, counterfeit money, a car-jamming device and an illegal firearm.
A 16-year-old boy has drowned at Baggies Beach in Durban.
A Durban bus driver was killed after being shot in the chest on Monday night in what paramedics have described as 'an ambush'.
Police are investigating four murders and have opened an inquest docket after five members of the family of Montclair, Durban, including a magistrate, were found dead in their home.
Six fishermen have died and three more were injured following a fire on board a fishing vessel on Belfast Road in the Bayhead area in KwaZulu-Natal.
The body of 24-year-old Mmatholo Mogafe has been identified after her remains washed up in Mozambique on Saturday, her family has confirmed.
The KwaZulu-Natal police officer who shot and killed his wife and brother-in-law inside a divorce court, before turning the gun on himself, was stationed at the protection and security services unit in KwaMashu.
The mother and grandmother of missing Durban boy Miguel Louw say the justice system has failed them.
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