Durban metro cop killed in alleged drive-by shooting

Durban in the News: Durban metro cop killed in alleged drive-by shooting: A Durban metro police officer is shot dead in an alleged drive-by shooting. Search underway for boy, 8, who drowned while swimming with father in Mvoti River: The search for an eight-year-old boy who drowned while swimming in a river in Glendale, KwaZulu-Natal, is still underway. Protests continue unabated at UKZN as buildings are set alight: Despite the announcement of the commencement of its academic programme, the University of KwaZulu-Natal experiences … [Read more...]

eThekwini metro cop prime suspect in Zinhle Muthwa murder

Durban in the News: eThekwini metro cop prime suspect in Zinhle Muthwa murder: An eThekwini Metro Police constable is the prime suspect in the murder of his ex-girlfriend, 29-year-old Zinhle Muthwa. 15 injured as taxi rolls on N3 outside Ladysmith: Fifteen people have been injured after a taxi rolled on the N3 near the Bergville Toll Plaza, KwaZulu-Natal paramedis say. KwaZulu-Natal horror crash death toll rises: The number of people who have died as a result of a horrific car crash in KwaZulu-Natal has increased to … [Read more...]

‘He fell in the rain and blood was gushing all over the place’ – family of murdered eThekwini Metro employee

Durban in the News: 'He fell in the rain and blood was gushing all over the place' – family of murdered eThekwini Metro employee: The family of 50-year-old Colin Pather, the eThekwini Metro employee who was shot dead outside his home, are still reeling from his death. WATCH | Quick-thinking Durban driver narrowly escapes hijacking: KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating a case of attempted hijacking after an assailant pointed what appeared to be a firearm at a car in Durban. Three more suspects arrested for KZN cop's murder: Three more … [Read more...]

Urgent Need to Save a Metro Filled with Hopelessness

Urgent Need to Save a Metro Filled with Hopelessness: The urgent need for the churches and civil society to step in where the politicians are failing the Nelson Mandela Metro has been highlighted through the first Nehemiah Prayer Walk through all 60 municipal wards. Former Anglican bishop Eric Pike, accompanied at various stages by around 200 other residents of the metro, inaugurated the 200 km Nelson Mandela Bay prayer walk, which will also serve as a tourist route as it links many of the metro’s historic sites. “I think one of the things that … [Read more...]