Aboard Phoenix XI – Featured Durban Blog

Aboard Phoenix XI: Aboard Phoenix XI From Durban to PE by Lisette Abell With a stroke of exceptional luck, I was presented with an opportunity to crew on a custom Perry 62 foot Catamaran named Phoenix XI. The luxury Australian vessel is owned by Aussie Wayne Saunders, better known as Hoss, after the well-known character on the classic […] Captain’s log book: Captain’s log book:  Peri-peri version 2 Our international round the world sailing friends are arriving early this year.  Some boats have already arrived in the Durban Marina and … [Read more...]

KZN triple murder: Family members sob as bodies removed from Phoenix home

Durban in the News: KZN triple murder: Family members sob as bodies removed from Phoenix home: Residents say they are shocked by the triple murder as there are regular security patrols in the area. King Zwelithini's son dies, King Shaka Day celebrations postponed: Prince Butho, who is the son of the Zulu king's second wife, Queen Buhle kaMathe, has died after a long illness. KZN task team issues identikit in ANC candidate councillor murder probe: The task team investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal has released an identikit … [Read more...]

KZN cops arrest 3, seize drugs worth R600 000 in Phoenix raids

Durban in the News: KZN cops arrest 3, seize drugs worth R600 000 in Phoenix raids: KwaZulu-Natal police have hit two "drug dens" in the Phoenix area, north of Durban, arresting three people and netting hundreds of thousands of rands worth of drugs. Zwakele Mncwango announced as DA's candidate for KZN premier: Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has announced KwaZulu-Natal leader Zwakele Mncwango as the party's provincial premier candidate. KZN farm murder suspect arrested: A 30-year-old man has been arrested on charges of murder … [Read more...]

Body found in Phoenix identified as that of missing Miguel Louw

Durban in the News: Body found in Phoenix identified as that of missing Miguel Louw: Police have confirmed that a decomposed body found in Phoenix is that of missing 9-year-old Durban boy Miguel Louw. 'She killed my son': Woman placed under house arrest, fined for death of Durban metro cop: A woman convicted of culpable homicide for crashing into an off-duty Durban metro police officer and then driving 1.5km with him on the roof of her car, has been sentenced to three years of house arrest, fined R8 000 and ordered to apologise to his … [Read more...]