WATCH: ‘We will return,’ say eThekwini mayor’s supporters after day of violence, arrests

Durban in the News: WATCH: 'We will return,' say eThekwini mayor's supporters after day of violence, arrests: It was a day of running battles and high emotion as Zandile Gumede's supporters and the police clashed, which saw more than 20 people being detained, arrested or injured. Sanef condemns attack, manhandling of journalists in Durban: The South African National Editors’ Forum has condemned the manhandling of two journalists during a protest in support of suspended eThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede. WATCH: Journalists manhandled, … [Read more...]

KZN ANC clamping down on criminally charged officials, two mayors on leave

Durban in the News: KZN ANC clamping down on criminally charged officials, two mayors on leave: The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal appears to be purging itself of leaders who have brought the its integrity into question, saying it will not tolerate "minimum standards" any longer. 'You are not born deployed' - ANC KZN says as Zandile Gumede faces criminal charges: The likelihood that embattled eThekwini Metro Mayor Zandile Gumede will return to the top position in the City of Durban is slim. Baby rescued from a school pit toilet: A newborn baby … [Read more...]

‘ANC must suspend mayors accused of killings’ – IFP on arrest of Newcastle mayor

Durban in the News: 'ANC must suspend mayors accused of killings' - IFP on arrest of Newcastle mayor: The Inkatha Freedom Party has welcomed the arrest of Newcastle Mayor Ntuthuko Mahlaba in connection with the murder of ex-ANC Youth League Wandile Ngobeni. Man shot dead in alleged hijacking in KZN: A man believed to be in his 50s has been killed in an alleged hijacking on Kies Avenue in Resevoir Hills, say KwaZulu-Natal paramedics. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

ANC defends Newcastle mayor’s sudden resignation

Durban in the News: ANC defends Newcastle mayor's sudden resignation: The sudden resignation of a KwaZulu-Natal mayor was purely for the purpose of his career and not because of any violence or threats, maintains the ANC. Durban musician Charlie Ridgway appears in court for girlfriend's murder: Durban musician Charlie Ridgway has appeared in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court for the murder of his girlfriend. Probe into wild west-like shootout involving SANDF officials, cop: An investigation into a wild west-like shootout allegedly … [Read more...]