Devastation of recent floods demands that we rethink our climate strategy

Durban in the News: Devastation of recent floods demands that we rethink our climate strategy: Our response to climate change should be framed as a unifying clarion call to action transcending short-term party political power plays and point scoring, writes Mamphela Ramphele. Horror crash leaves at least 6 dead near Umdloti: A collision between a tipper truck and a Ford bakkie has left at least six people dead and many more injured. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Durban floods damage estimated at over R650m

Durban in the News: Durban floods damage estimated at over R650m: An interim report tabled at eThekwini Metro following flooding in Durban this week has estimated the cost of repair to tip over R650m. KZN man gets life in prison for burning his girlfriend to death: A KwaZulu-Natal man has been given a life sentence for burning his girlfriend to death. Cops search for 3 men following arrest of alleged mastermind behind smuggling of stolen vehicles to Mozambique: KwaZulu-Natal police are still searching for three men after they arrested … [Read more...]

KZN floods: Movement of ships in Durban harbour limited by mass debris pile-up

Durban in the News: KZN floods: Movement of ships in Durban harbour limited by mass debris pile-up: Despite the Port of Durban being fully operational following the devastating flooding in KwaZulu-Natal, washed up waste has affected vessel movements. WATCH: 'We want to live and we want to keep moving' – Durban residents rebuild after flooding: As the first rays of sunshine pierce Durban following heavy rains and localised flooding, one resilient community is fighting the disaster with action. WATCH: Dramatic drone footage captures … [Read more...]

PICS: Durban harbour, beaches awash with plastic pollution after floods

Durban in the News: PICS: Durban harbour, beaches awash with plastic pollution after floods: As communities ravaged by unforgiving floods in KwaZulu-Natal, Durban's beaches have been awash with plastic pollution. SA rallies to assist people in flood-stricken areas - here's how you can help: As heavy rains continue to batter parts of the country, ordinary South Africans and celebrities have rallied on social media, pledging donations and calling for solidarity with people in the affected areas. WATCH: Raging waterfall pummels Oribi … [Read more...]