‘I tried my best to save the family’

Linda Fayelane from Imbali Unit BB in Pietermaritzburg says he still feels sad at failing to save his neighbours, the Mdunges, from a fire that killed the entire family on Saturday evening.

Doubts on opening of athletics track

  The Pietermaritzburg High Court will determine whether the much-awaited official opening of the Msunduzi Athletics Track this Saturday will go ahead when the matter is heard today (Thursday). This is after KwaZulu-Natal Athletics launched an urgent application saying Msunduzi Municipality should not proceed with the opening of the track. KZN Athletics president, Sello Mokoena,…

Man returns home after 30 years

Shezi had been living at the Isabel Beardmore Home in the city centre since 2012 after he was taken there from a Durban hospital where he had both his legs amputated due to complications from diabetes. Shezi is not clear as to where he was prior to that as he also suffers partial memory loss.

IFP: Witchcraft killings should be condemned

IFP leader, Dr. Mangosuthu Buthelezi, says the killing of people on suspicion of witchcraft should be condemned in the strongest possible terms in democratic South Africa. He said this when he delivered a memorial lecture on the legendary sangoma, Nobhiyana Madonda, at the Msunduzi Museum on Wednesday. 

Cabinet calls for arrest of office invaders   

The KwaZulu-Natal cabinet has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of all the people who invaded the offices and held Department of Health HOD Musa Gumede hostage last week.

‘I feared this would end badly’ says deputy mayor

uMgungundlovu Deputy Mayor Fucwana Zungu says she is deeply hurt by the arrest of her son, Gift Zungu, and her nephew, Msunduzi councillor Nkosinathi Gambu, both implicated in the murder of ANC activist, Musawenkosi “Maqatha” Mchunu in May this year.

Killers are from ‘within’

ANC activists turned out in their hundreds to court this week demanding that the suspects arrested in connection with the murder in May this year of ANC activist Mswawenkosi “Maqatha” Mchunu be denied bail.


The main Durban Business Fair (DBF) celebrates 20 years of success this year and in celebration it will for the first time feature a street market offering an opportunity to more than 30 street vendors to showcase their products, ranging from food to crafters, home décor and vintage clothing.

Arrests send shockwaves through KZN

The arrest of an Msunduzi councillor as well as the son of a well-known local politician, for the murder of a KwaPata  ANC branch convenor, has sent shock waves through KwaZulu-Natal.