Newcastle mayor remains in his post while awaiting murder trial

Durban in the News: Newcastle mayor remains in his post while awaiting murder trial: The mayor of Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal is to remain in his position even though he is behind bars awaiting trial for murder. 'My name has been tarnished' - Harry Gwala mayor after murder charges withdrawn: Harry Gwala District Mayor Mluleki Ndobe is angry, saying his name was tarnished when he was accused of the murder of a former ANC Youth League leader. Sindiso Magaqa murder: Charges provisionally withdrawn against mayor Mluleki Ndobe: Murder … [Read more...]

Early ‘Bok trial’ for Sharks strongman

Durban in the News: Early 'Bok trial' for Sharks strongman: The Sharks’ big Coenie Oosthuizen going into scrum battle with Karl Tu’inukuafe should be a highlight at Kings Park, writes Rob Houwing. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

2 more people killed at Glebelands hostel hours before ‘hitmen’ go on trial

Durban in the News: 2 more people killed at Glebelands hostel hours before 'hitmen' go on trial: Two men have been shot dead at the notorious Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi hours ahead of the first day of the trial of a police officer and seven alleged hitmen accused of conducting a scheme to force money from hostel residents. Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile sentenced to 3 years house arrest: Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been sentenced to three years house arrest and must undergo life skills … [Read more...]

Durban Image: Motorbike Time Trial @ Durban City Circuit

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Motorbike Time Trial @ Durban City Circuit Image by AkibaKei Motorbike time trial @ Durban City Circuit in South Africa as part of the Top Gear Festival. Taken with Nikon D7100 + Sigma 150-500mm lens. … [Read more...]