‘I haven’t a clue what I will feed my child’ – Durban shack dwellers after storm

Durban in the News: 'I haven't a clue what I will feed my child' - Durban shack dwellers after storm: In the aftermath of storm, shack dwellers in Durban have been picking up the pieces, hanging up their blankets and clothes, and trying to dry out beds and mattresses. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

KZN storm declared a provincial disaster

Durban in the News: KZN storm declared a provincial disaster: The KwaZulu-Natal government has officially declared the brutal storm that devastated several districts across the province a provincial disaster. Leyds, Louw start for WP in Shark Tank: Springboks Dillyn Leyds and Wilco Louw return for WP in their final league game of the Currie Cup against the Sharks in Durban. KZN counts storm cost: Durban on Wednesday awoke to never- before­-scenes of chaos and destruction. MTN8 final to go ahead after Durban storms: The Premier … [Read more...]

Port of Durban operations recovering

Marine operations at the Port of Durban have partially resumed following disruptions caused by inclement weather experienced this week. On Wednesday at 6:30pm, the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) declared 80% of the navigable area of the port safe for marine operations. “We are extremely appreciative of the excellent collaboration between TNPA and various stakeholders who acted quickly and efficiently to partially restore normality at the port. Our immediate focus is to continue with the implementation of the recovery … [Read more...]

KZN storm death toll: 8

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government says eight reported deaths have now been confirmed following the thunderstorms that hit the province on Tuesday. The provincial Departments of Health and Human Settlements on Wednesday held a media briefing on the impact of the mega-storm. According to the provincial government, there are still reports of missing people and further casualties cannot be ruled out at this stage. In Nquthu municipality, two deaths have been reported, including an eight-year-old child, who was struck by lightning. A … [Read more...]