South African social entrepreneur among those shortlisted for the 1 million-dollar Hult Prize

South African social entrepreneur among those shortlisted for the 1 million-dollar Hult Prize: David Apostolov More than 200 000 student-led social entrepreneurship start-ups have been battling it out for the world-renowned Hult Prize – a $ 1 million seed investment given out annually to innovative youngsters with solutions to some of the globe’s most critical issues. Proudly South African-born student entrepreneur, David Apostolov, is leading the team that has been shortlisted as a potential recipient of this prestigious award. David … [Read more...]

Juveniles among witnesses in fatal KZN rock-throwing case, court hears

Durban in the News: Juveniles among witnesses in fatal KZN rock-throwing case, court hears: There are at least five juvenile witnesses in a rock-throwing case that resulted in two young children being killed, the Verulam Magistrate's Court has heard. Municipality is neglecting us, say protesting Durban transit camp residents: Protesting residents of the Isipingo transit camp, south of Durban, have accused the eThekwini municipality of neglecting them. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Drugs, Viagra and hard cash among goods worth R1.7bn seized by taxman in early 2018

Durban in the News: Drugs, Viagra and hard cash among goods worth R1.7bn seized by taxman in early 2018: More than R1.7 billion worth of goods have been confiscated by customs officials in the first half of 2018, according to the taxman. Man's leg crushed in tractor accident: A tractor accident on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal has left a farm worker critically injured, paramedics have said. ANC KZN leaders sign agreement with disgruntled members, set new date for provincial conference: The ANC's provincial task team in KwaZulu-Natal … [Read more...]

Driving licence examiners, learner applicants among 16 in the dock for corruption

Durban in the News: Driving licence examiners, learner applicants among 16 in the dock for corruption: "The arrests followed a long investigation in which officials from the Howick driver learner testing centre were observed engaging in unethical and corrupt conduct," the Road Traffic Management Corporation has alleged in a statement. Siam Lee murder accused granted R40 000 bail: The man accused of the murder of Durban sex worker Siam Lee has been granted bail of R40 000. WATCH: Striking municipal workers use heavy plant machinery to … [Read more...]