DUT wage talks impasse ends after govt steps in over protracted strike

Durban in the News: DUT wage talks impasse ends after govt steps in over protracted strike: Durban University of Technology is to reopen its doors, thanks to positive mediation between unions and management, the government has said. Couple still missing as third suspect is arrested in KZN kidnapping 'terrorism' case: Two of three suspects arrested so far in the kidnapping of a couple from Cape Town face charges for possibly contravening the Protection of Constitutional Democracy Against Terrorist and Related Activities Act. Students … [Read more...]

Student approaches police over DUT shooting as strike rages on

Durban in the News: Student approaches police over DUT shooting as strike rages on: A student leader at the troubled Durban University of Technology is still recovering in hospital as a staff strike over salaries enters its seventh week. Public violence case opened after protest on N2 outside Ballito: A case of public violence has been opened after a service delivery protest near Shaka's Head over the lack of electricity. KZN mother shot dead in front of her child: A KwaZulu-Natal mother has been shot dead in front of her child at the … [Read more...]

DUT students threaten shutdown ‘if management doesn’t resolve staff’s salary strike soon’

Durban in the News: DUT students threaten shutdown 'if management doesn't resolve staff's salary strike soon': A six-week long strike over salaries by Durban University of Technology staff members has led to students threatening to shut down the institution. Moerane Commission: Focus on police competency: The Moerane Commission has delved into the details of police competency as its probe into political killings in KwaZulu-Natal heated up. Investigation methods, police training under scrutiny at Moerane Commission: Police training and … [Read more...]

Rubber bullets fired during DUT workers’ strike

Durban in the News: Rubber bullets fired during DUT workers' strike: Striking Durban University of Technology staff members who belong to various unions have been met with rubber bullets in their attempt to disrupt registration processes on campus. Man pleads not guilty to 2009 Durban nightclub murder: Almost nine years after an Irish citizen was murdered in a Durban nightclub, the trial of the man accused of the crime has started. Sharks back rookie scrumhalf for Hong Kong trip: Sharks coach Robert du Preez has named a squad for this … [Read more...]