KZN head of health resigns amid irregularities probe

Durban in the News: KZN head of health resigns amid irregularities probe: KwaZulu-Natal premier Willies Mchunu has suspended the head of the provincial Department of Health, pending an investigation into the irregular and illegal repair of oncology machines at the Addington Hospital in Durban. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

PICS: Jaws of Life used to free taxi passengers in Durban head on collision

Durban in the News: PICS: Jaws of Life used to free taxi passengers in Durban head on collision: Thirteen people have been injured and traffic seriously delayed, when a vehicle collided head on with a full taxi. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Vertical Axis Low Head Water Turbine

Vertical Axis Low Head Water Turbine: Kuzwayo K, Madanlal A, Nkwanyana W, Sookraj N  |  Prof GDJ Smith The vertical axis low head turbine/pump set was designed to supply water to the many communities in South Africa that do not have easy access to water, communities that are situated far from power grids and citizens that otherwise have to endure long walks in harsh climates to collect water. The system works on the principle of using the water flow from rivers with low head drops, i.e. 1.5 metres and a flow rate of 50 litres/s, to drive a … [Read more...]

Traditional healer who chopped woman’s head to pieces sentenced to life

Durban in the News: Traditional healer who chopped woman's head to pieces sentenced to life: A KwaZulu-Natal traditional healer who 'influenced' four teenagers to procure a white, coloured or Indian woman's head for him has been sentenced to life in prison. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]