KZN police appeal for help in locating family of lost teen

Durban in the News: KZN police appeal for help in locating family of lost teen: Police in Nongoma, KwaZulu-Natal are appealing for assistance from members of the public in locating the family of 13-year-old Simphiwe Zwane. 'It's not about court cases' - KZN ANC on why Zandile Gumede, others were 'redeployed': ANC KwaZulu-Natal provincial secretary Mdumiseni Ntuli has denied the axing of the eThekwini and Msunduzi executive committees was prompted by court cases against prominent leaders, like Zandile Gumede. Mother arrested after … [Read more...]

Court dismisses farmers’ appeal over flooding at Africa’s largest estuary system

Durban in the News: Court dismisses farmers' appeal over flooding at Africa’s largest estuary system: A group of sugar cane farmers, who sought to manage the flooding of water on their farmland, have failed in their bid to appeal a ruling over the management and breaching of the uMfolozi River in the St Lucia Estuary. Teenager swept out to sea in KwaZulu-Natal: A 16-year-old boy has been swept out to sea while swimming near Blythedale's main beach in KwaZulu-Natal, the National Sea Rescue Institute has announced. Kessie Nair must be … [Read more...]

NDPP refused leave to appeal malicious prosecution ruling in retired judge’s matter

Durban in the News: NDPP refused leave to appeal malicious prosecution ruling in retired judge's matter: North Gauteng Deputy Judge President Aubrey Ledwaba has ruled that there are no prospects of another court reaching a different decision and ordered the applicants to pay costs. March planned in honour of missing Miguel Louw after unidentified body found: A march in honour of 9-year-old Durban boy Miguel Louw is expected to take place following the discovery of a decomposed body, thought to be that of the young boy. Fatal shooting … [Read more...]

Durban motorist who killed 2 cyclists seeks bail, pending appeal

Durban in the News: Durban motorist who killed 2 cyclists seeks bail, pending appeal: Omesh Ramnarain, the motorist who was sentenced to 10 years in jail for killing two cyclists, wants to be released on bail, pending an appeal against his sentence and conviction on two counts of culpable homicide. WATCH: Off-duty policeman involved in shootout after argument in taxi: A video has emerged on Facebook of a shooting that took place in Durban, over the weekend. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]