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A wave of civil disobedience which saw trucks torched has forced the closure of the N3 and the R103 at Mooi River on Sunday night. Law enforcement sources with knowledge of the incident confirmed that traffic had been halted on the busy national freeway. They said that police units were in the process ...
DURBAN - Two people died when a car smashed into a concrete traffic circle in Umhlanga Rocks, north of Durban, and caught alight on Saturday night, paramedics said. Netcare 911 responded at 9.42pm to reports of a serious crash on the corner of Umhlanga Rocks Drive and Douglas Saunders Road in ...

DURBAN - Sixteen people have been arrested in connection with an incident of taxi violence that occurred at the Brook Street taxi rank in Durban on Friday afternoon. A group of heavily armed men travelling in a Toyota Quantum minibus taxi "stormed" the taxi rank, police spokesperson Thembeka Mbhele ...
PICTURE: SIBUSISO NDLOVU. MSC South Africa chairman captain Salvatore Sarno said South Africa had been one of their preferred destinations since the beginning of their cruise activity. “The agreement which has been signed after 5 years of negotiations is an important milestone for the development ...
Durban - Traffic volumes on the N3 highway towards Durban peaked at more than 1 500 vehicles per hour as motorists rush to their destinations for the Easter holidays, the N3 Toll Concession said on Friday. At 09:10, traffic volumes heading south at Mooi Plaza were 1 690 vehicles while going north were ...
FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, file photo of former South African Jacob Zuma, gestures as a new party leader addresses delegates during the closing of the ANC's elective conference in Johannesburg. The director of South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority says that former president Jacob ...

A wall at a construction site in the area is believed to have collapsed and fallen onto a truck. Five other people were injured. Authorities are still conducting search and rescue operations. The cause of the collapse is being probed. Video: eNCA. JOHANNESBURG – At least three people have been killed ...
Durban - Once again Durban has been voted the most livable city in South Africa according to the 20th Mercer's Quality of Living report which was recently released. Durban Mayor, Zandile Gumede said the city was on the right path once again and it proves that eThekwini was growing economically and ...
Durban - The 20th Mercer Quality of Living report released this week ranked Durban as the most liveable City in South Africa. The survey by Mercer is one of the world's most comprehensive and is conducted annually to enable multinational companies and other organisations to compensate employees ...
Amcu to march to Union Buildings on March 20 South Africa. Upskilling poorly educated job-seekers is key to fixing unemployment South Africa. Durban's fault hotline crashes following city power outage South Africa. WATCH | Busted! Video of Home Affairs official entertaining herself at work ... South Africa.
Airports Company of South Africa spokesman Colin Naidoo confirmed that a woman had been killed. “I can confirm that a shooting took place. What I do know is it seems like it was a dispute between a male and female security officers from Bosasa Security,” he said. “The male shot the female and handed ...
Glen Naidoo, of private security company KZN VIP Unit, said Naicker was a Good Samaritan who tried to stop the fight and then himself became a victim. Naidoo said he was assaulted with bricks and died at the scene. Prem Balram, a spokesperson for private security company Reaction Unit South Africa, ...
Visitors will be hopping with "eggcitement" at this year's Beacon Easter Eggsplorer hunt at the Durban Botanic Gardens. The event will coincide with the Easter weekend, with two events on March 31 and April 1 from 10am to 2pm. In collaboration with Beacon Chocolates, the Eggsplorer offers a magical ...
Durban triathlete crawled to safety after handsaw attack ... South African triathlete Mhlengi Gwala is "alive and talking" after a brutal attack in Durban on Tuesday. Gwala managed to ... Gwala‚ who has been part of the programme for four years‚ has represented South Africa twice in international triathlons.
Australia has taken a 1-0 lead in the Test series against South Africa, sealing a 118-run victory early on day five in Durban. Australia had moved to the brink of victory, requiring only one more wicket when bad light stopped play on day four. The Proteas resumed their second innings on 9-293, needing 124 ...
The Congress of South African Trade Unions(Cosatu), the National Council of Trade Unions(Nactu) and the Federation of Unions of South Africa(Fedusa) will not be taking part in the strike. National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa(Numsa) have joined the Saftu strike, while The Economic Freedom ...
Protests on Umgeni Road in Durban, apparently in response to the destruction of homes in an informal settlement, has left one person seriously injured. Traffic has also been halted. Marshall Security spokesperson Kyle van Reenen said Public Order Police and eThekwini Metro Police fired rubber bullets ...

Thuleleni Mhlongo from Ntuzuma, north of Durban, was not paid her pension in April. She was shocked to be told she had a balance of six cents. A number of deductions for loans she says she had never applied for had cleared out her account. Mhlongo, 65, has been withdrawing her social grant at the ...
SASCOC has condemned in the strongest possible terms the senseless weekend violence by football spectators in Durban. Disappointed fans ran amok at the Moses Madhiba Stadium after Kaizer Chiefs had lost a Netbank Cup match. SASCOC President Gideon Sam had harsh words for the undisciplined ...
The shooting happened at about 1:15am on Monday morning on Palm Street in Verulam‚ Durban‚ according to security company‚ Reaction Unit South Africa. Its officers found her lying on the side of the road. She was "bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound to her face. She was also shot in the chest and ...
JOHANNESBURG -- Assailants in South Africa attacked a top national triathlete who was cycling to a training session and cut into his legs with a blunt saw, causing severe ... In a photo taken June 21, 2015, supplied by B-Active Sports, triathlete Mhlengi Gwala competes in an event in Durban, South Africa.
“Based on the intelligence from the Port Elizabeth bust, a ship travelling to Sri Lanka was ordered to return to South Africa and arrived in Durban earlier this week. A suspicious container was removed from the ship and inspected after two SARS Customs sniffer dogs indicated the possible concealment of ...
Durban – A 23-year-old man was arrested in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday morning, in connection with the alleged abduction of Cape Town husband and wife ... However, much of their work is carried out in South Africa, from the mountains of the Cape to the craggy heights of the Drakensberg,” according to ...
Water supply to several Durban South areas have been disrupted due to a technical fault. The eThekwini Municipality said in a statement issued on Monday morning that the areas affected by the water interruption were Prospecton, Isipingo Hills, Athlone Park, Isipingo Beach, Amanzimtoti, Kwamakhutha, ...
Man arrested for shooting of Durban mom in front of daughter South Africa. 57 cops protecting children and sexual assault victims have criminal records South Africa. NSFAS strike is over‚ union confirms South Africa. Woman's headless body found - in her own bedroom South Africa. Share your views on ...
DURBAN - A woman, believed to be in her late 20s, was shot dead in Wentworth in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Sunday. Rescue Care paramedics responded to the shooting at a petrol station in Wentworth at about 8.30pm on Saturday night, Rescue Care spokesman Garrith Jamieson said.
It happens to many of us and we have to remind ourselves to make the effort to be romantic every now and then. So when she decided we were in need of a much deserved romantic getaway, we didn't have to look further than the Oyster Box Hotel in Durban. Set in one of the best locations in ...
Durban - A man, believed to be in his 20s, was severely injured when he fell from a tree and was impaled on a fence on NMR Avenue before Goble Road in Durban on Saturday night. Rescue Care paramedics were called to the scene at about 8.30pm for urgent medical assistance, Rescue Care ...
Though Cape Town is dealing with the prospect of “Day Zero,” the shortage of water that threatens to cripple South Africa's second-largest city could ravage the rest of the country as well. Restrictions on water use are also in effect in both Durban and Johannesburg, where officials warned recently that ...
Police in Durban have called for a meeting with Uber and Taxify cab drivers to deal with them being targeted by criminals in Umlazi township and surrounding areas. “The drivers are called to pick up a customer and then perhaps shortly [into the trip is] requested by the same customer to pick up another ...
I've had a blessed and highly fulfilling career thanks to the support of family, friends and comedy lovers in Durban and South Africa; and that love has been spread to every corner of the earth. I've received invitations to perform from across the world based on requests of South Africans, and KZN people in ...
Disbelief of the day The sweep shot has not served South Africa well in this match and it ended Jacques Kallis' innings after just four balls. Kallis' top-edge brushed his helmet and was pouched safely by Tharanga Paranavitana at short leg. Sri Lanka knew it was out but Steve Davis was not convinced and ...
She tells me that of the one million people who live in shacks in Durban, half of them do not know where their next meal comes from. Most children do not know when they will next eat. 'They pick up anything to eat,' she says. At least fourteen million of South Africa's fifty-six million citizens go to bed each ...
Johannesburg - A security guard believed to be in his 30s has been shot dead in Grey Street in Durban, said Rescue Care which attended to the incident on Wednesday. "Paramedics arrived on the scene around 12 pm to find SA Police Service members in attendance. A security guard had sustained ...
Durban – "Siqalo used to be the most promising child in our house... the last born [son]. He got the best of everything. We took him to better schools than we did his younger sister and brother. He did well for the better half of high school. Then he met up with the wrong friends, and never even got to matric," ...
Nearly a week after a vicious assault during a race brawl caught on camera at a Hillcrest bar‚ the victim has yet to report the matter to the police. A fight understood to be fueled by race tensions at a bar in Hillcrest. Video source unknown @TimesLIVE pic.twitter.com/zyc9Lj95D5. — Jeff Wicks (@wicks_jeff) ...
Durban - Seven men - one of them a police officer - who are accused of conspiring to kill residents of uMlazi's notorious Glebelands Hostel, appeared at the Durban Regional Court on Monday for bail applications. Durban central detective sergeant Bhekukwazi Louis Mdweshu, 27, Ncomecile Matlala ...
In South Africa 60% of people who commit suicide are depressed‚" said Sadag. Police spokesman Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said an inquest was being conducted. "SAPS Chatsworth responded to a suicide at the Aryan Benevolent Home in Arena Park‚ Chatsworth. According to reports‚ it is alleged that ...
Among those listed, is Lynette Ntuli who has been profiled in various executive positions, as well as for becoming the first woman in South Africa to be appointed general manager of well known Durban shopping the Pavilion. Ntuli is currently the chief executive of Innate Investment Solutions, a company ...
Businessman Cebolenkosi Gift Philani Ntuli‚ the man alleged to have kidnapped and murdered Durban escort Siam Lee‚ appeared in Durban Magistrate's Court on Monday. Magistrate Mohamed Motala barred photographers from taking footage of Ntuli as doing so could jeopardise further investigation into ...
According to the Consulate General of Nigeria in South Africa, the late Okori was killed in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal Province, South Africa on Friday. “ We condemn in strong terms the barbaric acts and call on the South African authorities to intervene and put an end to this ugly trend. “We also call on ...
JOHANNESBURG, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- South Africa's Durban city has launched a clean-up operations after high waves hit its beach and killed one child on Sunday, EThekwini municipality said Monday. EThekwini municipality's head of communications Tozi Mthethwa said in a statement that the waves ...
A group of seafarers were left in limbo in the port of Durban, South Africa, after their ship was detained following the non-payment of wages. The crew from tug/supply ship PSD2 had not been paid for up to 15 months. They also needed food and fresh water, and two crewmembers were in need of immediate ...
Durban - One person was killed and four others were seriously injured in a head-on collision between two cars on Shallcross Road near Alpine Drive in Shallcross in Durban on Saturday evening, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said. "Rescue Care paramedics arrived on the scene to find total chaos," Rescue ...
Langelihle Mazeka has been reported missing and is being searched for by police in Durban. Picture: Supplied by SAPS. Johannesburg - Police in Durban on Friday sought help from the local community in tracing a couple from Pinetown who have been missing for a month. Police spokesperson ...
President Jacob Zuma hosted the newly elected Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at his Dr John L Dube House residence in Durban on Thursday. The talks between the two presidents, and a number of Cabinet ministers, took almost two hours while the media waited for them outside the residence.
You'll see some of Durban's most historically significant buildings – like the Central Post Office, the Old Courthouse Museum and the City Hall. The streets are lined with statues and monuments that all tell of Durban's history, including its prosperity as an ivory trading base in 1824. The square is great for ...
Durban – Three men have been arrested following a high-speed chase and shootout in Bellair, Durban, police said on Friday. Chatsworth police and the K9 unit were conducting an operation when they spotted a VW Golf with five men in it on Thursday afternoon, police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel ...
President Jacob Zuma meeting Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the presidential Dr John Dube House in Durban on Thursday, January 11, 2018. It was Kenyatta's first visit to South Africa since his inauguration on November 28 2016. South Africa and Kenya enjoy very warm bilateral relations ...
Durban - A week-long search for Durban North woman Siam Lee ended tragically and horribly on Thursday, with the discovery of her charred, assaulted body on a Midlands sugar cane farm. A relative on ... Lee was last seen outside her workplace in Margaret Maytom Drive in Durban North last Thursday.


 

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