Nurdle hurdle: Clean-up of KZN beaches far from complete

Durban in the News: Nurdle hurdle: Clean-up of KZN beaches far from complete: Over 40 tons of plastic nurdles remain scattered across KwaZulu-Natal's beaches, despite nearly three months of clean-up efforts to curb the damage of a container ship spill. 3 arrested after Durban car chase, shootout: Durban police say they have arrested three men following a high-speed chase and shootout in Bellair. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Durban Image: Durban from Moses Mabhida Stadium

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Durban from Moses Mabhida Stadium Image by henskechristine Durban, South Africa … [Read more...]

Fourteen-year-old from Hammarsdale recognised in national storytelling contest

Fourteen-year-old from Hammarsdale recognised in national storytelling contest: Sabelo Khomo KZN provincial Story Bosso winner Nal’ibali, the national-reading-for-enjoyment campaign, has announced 14-year-old Sabelo Khomo from Hammarsdale, as the KwaZulu-Natal provincial winner of its annual storytelling contest, Story Bosso. Chosen from over 6 000 entries collected from across the country and over 1 000 entries in KwaZulu-Natal, Khomo’s winning entry, Ugogo nengane, is a folktale told to him by his grandmother. Each year Nal’ibali hosts its … [Read more...]

Dogs shielding youth from township violence

Durban in the News: Dogs shielding youth from township violence: When Thobani Gasa took his puppy for obedience training a few years ago it was just for fun. But soon his own behaviour started to change thanks to his canine companion. Officer, magistrate in Pauw case probed for suspected misconduct: The investigating officer who obtained warrants of arrest for author Jacques Pauw and News24 investigative journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh - and the magistrate who signed off on them - are now under investigation for possible … [Read more...]