Nothing sinister in four-hour delay before naming Kaunda new eThekweni mayor, says ANC

Durban in the News: Nothing sinister in four-hour delay before naming Kaunda new eThekweni mayor, says ANC: A four-hour delay in announcing the new mayor for the eThekwini metro and Msunduzi Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal came about because of consultation and not infighting, says the ANC's provincial leader, Sihle Zikalala. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

‘There is no swine flu outbreak,’ says KZN health MEC after girl, 9, dies

Durban in the News: 'There is no swine flu outbreak,' says KZN health MEC after girl, 9, dies: KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu has called for calm after a nine-year-old girl died after contracting H1N1, also known as swine flu, in Pietermaritzburg. Protest flares up at KZN school over broken toilets: The police were sent to Mariannridge Secondary School in Pinetown to quell tensions after protests erupted allegedly over broken toilets that have not been repaired in almost a decade. PICS: Police need your help to trace … [Read more...]

‘This is an act of terrorism,’ says KZN Cogta MEC after explosion at city hall

Durban in the News: 'This is an act of terrorism,' says KZN Cogta MEC after explosion at city hall: KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Sipho Hlomuka has ordered an investigation into an explosion that took place at Msunduzi City Hall. One arrested after Durban university protests: One person was arrested at the Durban University of Technology on Monday following violent protests that saw security and students clash. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

First in my family to own a car, says lucky winner

First in my family to own a car, says lucky winner: Congratulations to Msizi Mkhwanazi one of four lucky winners of a brand new 1.4 VW Polo Vivo in Engen’s “Ditch the Cold and Catch the Cool competition”. The brand-new VW Polo Vivo was handed over at Engen Alton in Richards Bay this month to an ecstatic Msizi, who is the first person in his family to own a car. “And not just any car. A brand-new car. It still feels like a dream. I am so grateful to Engen for giving me this opportunity,” said a beaming Msizi. Owning a set of wheels is a boon for … [Read more...]