‘There is no swine flu outbreak,’ says KZN health MEC after girl, 9, dies

Durban in the News: 'There is no swine flu outbreak,' says KZN health MEC after girl, 9, dies: KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu has called for calm after a nine-year-old girl died after contracting H1N1, also known as swine flu, in Pietermaritzburg. Protest flares up at KZN school over broken toilets: The police were sent to Mariannridge Secondary School in Pinetown to quell tensions after protests erupted allegedly over broken toilets that have not been repaired in almost a decade. PICS: Police need your help to trace … [Read more...]

No bail for woman accused of using cable tie to strangle girl, 10, to death

Durban in the News: No bail for woman accused of using cable tie to strangle girl, 10, to death: The woman accused of the murder of 10-year-old Siphumelele Mzimba in Nazareth, Pinetown will remain behind bars after she decided that she would not apply for bail. Westville hospital robbery: Patient mugged of cellphone, cash, wedding ring: KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating a case of robbery after four men ransacked Life Westville Hospital and made off with TVs and patients' belongings. Click HERE to submit your … [Read more...]

2-year-old girl dies in fire in Durban

Durban in the News: 2-year-old girl dies in fire in Durban: Fire officers found the girl and two other children unconscious Sharks coach promises 'no 10-man rugby' in Currie Cup: New Sharks Currie Cup coach Sean Everitt has made it clear what type of game plan he'd like his charges to play in this year's competition. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Baby girl drowns as mother slips while crossing river

Durban in the News: Baby girl drowns as mother slips while crossing river: A 1-year-old girl has died after her mother slipped while crossing a river in Umkomaas, south of Durban, paramedic services said. Msunduzi municipality in KZN placed under administration: The Msunduzi municipality, where KwaZulu-Natal's capital Pietermaritzburg is located, has been placed under administration following a host of issues, including irregular expenditure, maladministration and absenteeism by councillors. Click HERE to submit … [Read more...]