Zandile Gumede supporters still want her back as eThekwini ANC chair, DA welcomes resignation

Durban in the News: Zandile Gumede supporters still want her back as eThekwini ANC chair, DA welcomes resignation: Supporters of former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede still believe their backing of the embattled politician was justified, while the DA has welcomed her official resignation. Three arrested in Durban kidnapping case: An intensive investigation by the Chatsworth police in Durban has led to the arrest of three suspected kidnappers, say the police. WATCH | Guard shoots body of 'lifeless' Durban CIT suspect after fatal … [Read more...]

Cele welcomes failed bail application in Sindiso Magaqa murder case

Durban in the News: Cele welcomes failed bail application in Sindiso Magaqa murder case: Police Minister General Bheki Cele has welcomed the failed bail application of three men accused of murdering former ANC Youth League secretary general Sindiso Magaqa. Sharks brace for attack-minded Lions: Sharks assistant coach Ricardo Loubscher says the Lions pose a serious challenge ahead of their Super Rugby clash at Kings Park. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Project Dignity welcomes government’s abolishment of VAT on sanitary pads

Project Dignity welcomes government’s abolishment of VAT on sanitary pads: The collective voice of various civil society organisations and NPOs resulted in a welcome announcement during the 2018 medium-term budget speech that Value-Added Tax on sanitary pads has been abolished. From 1 April 2019, the South African public will now save when purchasing sanitary products – welcome relief to many cash-strapped households. Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni’s, policy statement, tabled in parliament, read: “Earlier this year [2018]‚ a panel of … [Read more...]

KZN DPP welcomes rhino poachers’ sentencing as a good deterrent

Durban in the News: KZN DPP welcomes rhino poachers' sentencing as a good deterrent: The Director of Public Prosecutions in KwaZulu-Natal believes the sentences imposed on three convicted rhino poachers in the province will deter other poachers from hunting or killing the endangered animals. KZN police await report into alleged xenophobic attacks in Durban: Police in KwaZulu-Natal are waiting for a full report from Greenwood Park Police Station into alleged xenophobic violence that has afflicted parts of the … [Read more...]