10-year-old girl drowns on New Year’s day

Durban in the News: 10-year-old girl drowns on New Year's day: In spite of almost an hour of CPR a 10-year-old girl in Westville did not recover from being under the water and drowned. E-hailing taxi driver attacked, shot by hijackers in Durban: An e-hailing taxi driver has been shot and injured after he was attacked by a gang of hijackers in Durban, according to KwaZulu-Natal police. Teen's body, wrapped in wire fencing, found floating in KZN dam: Police have recovered the body of a teenage boy in the Mzimkulwana dam in Port … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve: Police clamp down on fireworks, drunk driving as revellers ring in 2020

Durban in the News: New Year's Eve: Police clamp down on fireworks, drunk driving as revellers ring in 2020: As many get ready to ring in the New Year, Gauteng police will be on high alert preventing crime and disorder in areas known for "disorderly behaviour". Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

KZN cop sentenced to 30 years for murder, robbery

Durban in the News: KZN cop sentenced to 30 years for murder, robbery: A KwaZulu-Natal policeman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after he was found guilty of murder and robbery in the High Court in Durban, the National Prosecuting Authority has said. Disaster teams on standby as more bad weather expected in KZN: Disaster management teams have yet again been placed on high alert in KwaZulu-Natal, as heavy rains and thunderstorms are expected. Durban man found stabbed to death in home, with hands and feet bound: A case of murder … [Read more...]

Chainsaw guru celebrates 42 years

Chainsaw guru celebrates 42 years: Innocent Sefolo, the chainsaw guru, from Pietermaritzburg Photo: Supplied by Husqvarna South Africa Mention the word chainsaw, and Innocent Sefolo’s heart probably beats just a smidgen faster. That’s because this particular granddad has been employed by Husqvarna in Pietermaritzburg for a mindboggling 42 years – most of which have involved working with the world-renowned brand’s chainsaws. To say he is passionate about his job is an understatement. “I love what I do,” he says with heartfelt enthusiasm. Sefolo … [Read more...]