Durban is tops over the festive season – survey

Durban in the News: Durban is tops over the festive season - survey: South Africans will be favouring local travel this festive season, heading to Durban as their destination of choice, according to a recent survey. At least 13 dead as vehicles catch fire after horror N2 crash: At least 13 people have died following a collision between a minibus taxi and car on the N2 at Canelands, KwaZulu-Natal. The Italian job: Transnet's R7bn Durban port project flounders amid alleged corruption: News24 has learnt that the project was put on hold … [Read more...]

Kings Park brawler avoids jail over death of former British Royal Marine

Durban in the News: Kings Park brawler avoids jail over death of former British Royal Marine: A man convicted of culpable homicide for killing former British Royal Marine Brett Williams during a brawl at Durban's Kings Park rugby stadium in 2013 has had his conviction overturned and replaced with assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Court dismisses farmers’ appeal over flooding at Africa’s largest estuary system

Durban in the News: Court dismisses farmers' appeal over flooding at Africa’s largest estuary system: A group of sugar cane farmers, who sought to manage the flooding of water on their farmland, have failed in their bid to appeal a ruling over the management and breaching of the uMfolozi River in the St Lucia Estuary. Teenager swept out to sea in KwaZulu-Natal: A 16-year-old boy has been swept out to sea while swimming near Blythedale's main beach in KwaZulu-Natal, the National Sea Rescue Institute has announced. Kessie Nair must be … [Read more...]

Angry Umlazi train commuters allegedly torch train cars over late arrival

Durban in the News: Angry Umlazi train commuters allegedly torch train cars over late arrival: Angry train commuters allegedly set alight four cars and damaged a ticket office and motor train coach in Umlazi's J section, south of Durban, provincial police have said. Government failures and greed - Moerane Commission report's damning findings: Nearly two years after KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu established the Moerane Commission to investigate political killings, the finalised report pointed to several government failures, … [Read more...]