The Sharks 71 (40) Border 20 (8)

The Sharks continued their dominance in the Absa Under-21 Provincial Championship this past weekend as they registered convincing victories to remain ahead of the pack. The Sharks started their clash against Border with a blaze as they crossed the tryline six tries in 23 minutes, which placed the visitors under immense pressure from the outset. Border, however, fought back shortly before half time with a try by Jan Botha to add to an earlier penalty by Angus Cleophas. But with the team trailing 40-8, they entered the break knowing that it … [Read more...]

Durban in the Newspapers on 2 September 2013

Durban beaches get safety upgrade - News24 - news24.com09/02/2013Durban beaches get safety upgradeNews24South Durban Community Environmental Alliance spokesperson Desmond Desai said the beaches stretching from uShaka to the north were badly flooded in 2007 and 2008 more... Dead baby found in Durban - Independent Online - iol.co.za09/01/2013Independent OnlineDead baby found in DurbanIndependent OnlineCopy of IOL crime scene. Independent Newspapers. File photo: Bongiwe Mchunu. Durban - The body of a baby was found on the side of the road … [Read more...]

Reed dance bus tragedy devastates a nation

Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi said today; "The tragic bus accident that claimed 10 lives, as young maidens returned from the annual Zulu Royal Reed Dance ceremony at the King's Palace in Nongoma this weekend, has left the King and our nation devastated. Our sympathy is with the families who have not only lost loved ones, but have been robbed of all the years ahead with their children. As the traditional Prime Minister to the Zulu Nation, and to His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini, I attended the Royal Reed Dance ceremony on Saturday. I … [Read more...]

Public consultations on land reform kick off

The Parliament's Ad Hoc Committee on land reform and redistribution will this week embark on a nationwide public consultation programme as part of the re-opening of the land reform and redistribution process. The week-long consultations, which get underway today until September 7, form part of the coordinated oversight activities by Parliament to reverse the legacy of the Native Land Act (1913). The consultations will take place in Limpopo, North West and KwaZulu-Natal. In Limpopo, the delegation will visit the Makuleke Irrigation Scheme … [Read more...]