‘Terrified’ acting eThekwini mayor Fawzia Peer says ‘paraffin water’ should not be tested at in-house lab

Durban in the News: 'Terrified' acting eThekwini mayor Fawzia Peer says 'paraffin water' should not be tested at in-house lab: Acting eThekwini mayor Fawzia Peer says she does not trust the in-house municipal lab that will be testing water that she drank, which was allegedly spiked with paraffin. Former Bok, Sharks legend set for Durban return?: Former Springbok wing JP Pietersen could be on his way back to Durban to finish his career at the Sharks. Forex trader spends birthday in jail for 'unpaid' R36 000 Durban nightclub bill - … [Read more...]

Cop killings: ‘It should be treason to murder a police officer’, says Cele at memorial of slain Durban metro cops

Durban in the News: Cop killings: 'It should be treason to murder a police officer', says Cele at memorial of slain Durban metro cops: Police Minister Bheki Cele has called for urgency when any law enforcement officer is killed, saying that complacency would normalise their deaths. Sharks' Esterhuizen: 'Every game is vital from now on': Sharks No 12 Andre Esterhuizen insists every game is vital as the Durban franchise meet the Lions in their Super Rugby encounter at Kings Park this weekend. Click HERE to submit your … [Read more...]

WATCH: Media should be tougher on smaller parties – Zuma

Durban in the News: WATCH: Media should be tougher on smaller parties - Zuma: The media should have asked smaller paries deeper questions, former president Jacob Zuma has said, as he voted at Ntolwane Primary School in Nkandla. KZN's troubles spillover into elections - 6 arrested, voting stations closed due to protests: KwaZulu-Natal has emerged as one of the most troublesome provinces on Wednesday with six arrests and numerous protests disrupting normal elections processes. Click HERE to submit your Durban and … [Read more...]

Plastic pollution – out of sight should not be out of mind warns SAAMBR

Plastic pollution – out of sight should not be out of mind warns SAAMBR: Following the recent devastating floods in eThekwini, another crisis surfaced – literally. A deluge of plastic waste washed down rivers into the harbour and onto our beaches. For years, environmentalists have warned us about the growing concern over plastic pollution in our oceans. But for most of us, out of sight, out of mind…until now! As carbon emissions continue to influence climate change with hugely disruptive and often tragic flooding will become more … [Read more...]