UPDATE: KZN govt dispatches disaster management team following tornado, fears possibility of missing, dead people

Durban in the News: UPDATE: KZN govt dispatches disaster management team following tornado, fears possibility of missing, dead people: The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs in KwaZulu-Natal has activated councillors and volunteers to assist affected communities after a tornado hit New Hanover, Pietermaritzburg. KZN rescue teams search for 7-year-old who was swept off bridge: The heavy rains in KwaZulu-Natal have struck again, this time claiming a seven-year-old boy who was swept away while walking home from … [Read more...]

Govt welcomes life sentences for Durban dad Sibusiso Mpungose who killed his 4 kids

Durban in the News: Govt welcomes life sentences for Durban dad Sibusiso Mpungose who killed his 4 kids: The government welcomed the four life sentences imposed on the 44-year-old Durban father who killed his four children. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Fake news about xenophobia on social media aimed at ruining brand SA – govt

Durban in the News: Fake news about xenophobia on social media aimed at ruining brand SA - govt: The government has warned South Africans not to be "duped to believe everything they read or see on social media that is purported to be about attacks on foreign nationals". Woman sentenced to life for raping 10-year-old male relative: A KwaZulu-Natal woman who raped her 10-year-old cousin on multiple occasions has been sentenced to life imprisonment, police say. KZN taxi boss gunned down: A KwaZulu-Natal taxi boss has been gunned down in … [Read more...]

DUT wage talks impasse ends after govt steps in over protracted strike

Durban in the News: DUT wage talks impasse ends after govt steps in over protracted strike: Durban University of Technology is to reopen its doors, thanks to positive mediation between unions and management, the government has said. Couple still missing as third suspect is arrested in KZN kidnapping 'terrorism' case: Two of three suspects arrested so far in the kidnapping of a couple from Cape Town face charges for possibly contravening the Protection of Constitutional Democracy Against Terrorist and Related Activities Act. Students … [Read more...]