WATCH: ‘We will return,’ say eThekwini mayor’s supporters after day of violence, arrests

Durban in the News: WATCH: 'We will return,' say eThekwini mayor's supporters after day of violence, arrests: It was a day of running battles and high emotion as Zandile Gumede's supporters and the police clashed, which saw more than 20 people being detained, arrested or injured. Sanef condemns attack, manhandling of journalists in Durban: The South African National Editors’ Forum has condemned the manhandling of two journalists during a protest in support of suspended eThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede. WATCH: Journalists manhandled, … [Read more...]

KZN mortuary workers released on a warning, return to work after arrests

Durban in the News: KZN mortuary workers released on a warning, return to work after arrests: Seventeen Fort Napier Medico Legal Mortuary employees, who were arrested for defying a court order, have been released on a warning. Miguel Louw murder accused appears evasive, inconsistent on the stand: The only accused in the murder of 9-year-old Miguel Louw has come across as nervous, evasive and inarticulate during his bail hearing in the Durban Regional Court. Strangled, chained and made to sleep on wet floor - alleged ISIS-linked murder … [Read more...]

Bheki Cele sends a strong message to the trucking industry after N3 blockade arrests

Durban in the News: Bheki Cele sends a strong message to the trucking industry after N3 blockade arrests: "Police action will be very tough in maintaining law and order. This barbaric behaviour will not be tolerated," Minister of Police, General Bheki Cele, has warned. My employer's son set me alight - domestic worker: 'Please don't tell my dad. He is going to kill me,' domestic worker Zinhle Mchunu's employer's son told by her, moments after he allegedly set her on fire. Click HERE to submit your Durban and … [Read more...]

UK govt warns of terror threat in SA following kidnapping arrests in KZN

Durban in the News: UK govt warns of terror threat in SA following kidnapping arrests in KZN: The British government has warned its citizens that there is a terror threat from extremists linked to the Islamic State group in South Africa. Nearly 60 babies evacuated after KZN children's home catches fire: A babies' section at a children's home in KwaZulu-Natal has caught fire and been completely destroyed. Sharks blow as Du Preez suffers shoulder injury: The Sharks have confirmed that No 8 Daniel du Preez will be out of action for up to … [Read more...]