Local Superspars bag national Service Excellence Award

Local Superspars bag national Service Excellence Award: KZN sister-grocers, Glenwood Superspar and Hilton Quarry Superspar, each received a Spar Service Excellence Award at the national Spar Convention recently. Pictured (from left) with the award are: Greg Downs (Store Manager), Di Downs (Director) and Rodney Downs (Director). KZN-sister grocers Hilton Quarry Superspar in Hilton and Glenwood Superspar in Glenwood, recently made their mark, within the mega-retail group each been awarded a Spar Service Excellence Award at the national Spar … [Read more...]

SA Weather Service battered by faulty equipment, decries CEO

Durban in the News: SA Weather Service battered by faulty equipment, decries CEO: The SA Weather Service has blamed the poor state of their equipment for failing to warn citizens earlier of the stormy weather that devastated parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. KZN father battles raging river to recover son's lifeless body: A father is traumatised after having to battle a raging river in the rain to retrieve the body of his 12-year-old son as KwaZulu-Natal experienced its most violent storm in years. #News24 ICYMI: More worry for … [Read more...]

Corruption in ANC-led municipalities affects service delivery, Moerane Commission hears

Durban in the News: Corruption in ANC-led municipalities affects service delivery, Moerane Commission hears: Corruption and looting of as much as R78 million from the state are affecting service delivery in the ANC-run Harry Gwala District Municipality, the Moerane Commission has heard. Government attempts to clean up KZN storm damage: The damage caused by a storm that has thus far claimed eight lives in KwaZulu-Natal could run into hundreds of millions of rands, says the province. Flooding puts Kingsmead drainage to the test: A severe … [Read more...]

Durban man sues blood transfusion service after allegedly contracting terminal disease

Durban in the News: Durban man sues blood transfusion service after allegedly contracting terminal disease: A 69-year-old Durban man is suing the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) for about R24m after he contracted a debilitating, terminal disease from tainted blood. Drunk driver gets 20 years in jail for killing three people: In a stern message to drunk drivers, a Durban Regional Court magistrate has given a young man who caused an accident in which three people died, a 20 year prison sentence. Glebelands Hostel hitman … [Read more...]