KZN village ‘gold’ rush: ‘I didn’t go to school today, because I wanted to make quick cash’

Durban in the News: KZN village 'gold' rush: 'I didn't go to school today, because I wanted to make quick cash': Residents of KwaMachi, a tiny village in Harding in the far south of KwaZulu-Natal, believe that the 'gold' that has been discovered in their village will change their lives for the better. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Pupil killed and 24 injured in crash on their way to school

Durban in the News: Pupil killed and 24 injured in crash on their way to school: A 19-year-old pupil has died and 24 others have been injured during an accident involving a minibus taxi in Sawoti, KwaZulu-Natal. Sharks boss baffled by Stormers' referee complaints: Sharks coach Robert du Preez does not believe that New Zealand referee Mike Fraser did anything wrong in last weekend's clash between the Stormers and Chiefs. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Dad takes on private school in court over son’s exclusion from exams for unpaid fees

Durban in the News: Dad takes on private school in court over son's exclusion from exams for unpaid fees: The father of a private primary school pupil, who was prevented from writing exams because of unpaid school fees, has challenged the constitutionality of this policy. 3 KZN pupils drown trying to cross flooded river: Three high school pupils have drowned while trying to cross a river in Umlalazi, northern KwaZulu-Natal, says the provincial Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. Chiefs name depleted side to … [Read more...]

Engen inspires new hope in computer school students

Engen inspires new hope in computer school students: Engen students with Facilitator Thabila Over the past decade, Engen’s free computer skills training has been transforming lives in South Durban, instilling students across the age spectrum with the confidence and knowledge to secure jobs that would otherwise never have been possible. “Engen has created a future for us all,” graduate Sandra Matthys says of the initiative, which has seen Engen sponsor training to the value of R2 618 784 per annum. Another graduate, Brian Ngcongo, says Engen has … [Read more...]