Funeral ‘etiquette’ amidst COVID-19 outbreak
The National Association of Funeral Practitioners, which is made up of 540 funeral parlours from the country's nine provinces, say the guidelines they have listed are to assist in containing the spread of COVID-19.
The COVID-19 upside: Pollution levels dip in lockdown areas
Global pollution levels have decreased since the COVID-19 outbreak as countries introduced a range of measures to help slow down the spread of the deadly virus. #COVID-19 #Coronavirus
MSC Cruises sail on despite coronavirus outbreak
Luxury cruise liner company MSC Cruises is continuing with operations at ports that are still open amidst the coronavirus pandemic and after precautions were announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
UKZN academic building set alight during student protest
Yet another building has been torched at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Edgewood Campus amidst ongoing student protests at the university.
COVID-19 outbreak forces Italy into lockdown
At least 60 million people in Italy will effectively be under quarantine as the country is under a nationwide lockdown amidst a COVID-19 outbreak.
God had to bring them home together - Gianna Bryant
Family, friends, celebrities and thousands of fans gathered at the Los Angles Staples Center on Monday to remember basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and several others killed in a helicopter crash in January.
Hippo strolls into St Lucia petrol station
A video of a hippo casually walking into a garage in the town of St Lucia in northern KwaZulu-Natal this past weekend has gone viral. According to some social media users, hippos strolling in the streets is a common occurrence in the area.
Murder suspect leads police to body of Tazne van Wyk (8)
The body of eight-year-old Elsies River girl Tazne van Wyk was found after a 54-year-old suspect led police to the site where he dumped her.
US evacuates citizens from coronavirus-infected cruise ship
A least 400 American citizens were repatriated from the coronavirus-infected cruise ship, the Diamond Princess after being quarantined since 3 February.
Watch as plane lands sideways after battling crosswinds
An aircraft had to make an unorthodox landing at Heathrow Airport after battling strong winds brought on by Storm Dennis this past weekend.
‘We have all the right to challenge the president’: Malema after Sona walkout
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema addressed the media in Cape Town on Friday morning on several issues, including their stance on wanting Pravin Gordhan ousted, protesting former President FW de Klerk’s presence at Sona 2020 and their call for President Cyril Ramaphosa to be held accountable.
#JuliusMalema #EFF #Sona2020
'I'm still remorseful': Adam Catzavelos on crimen injuria case
Adam Catzavelos has pleaded with South Africans not to judge him based on the racist video he posted when on holiday in Greece.
#AdamCatzavelos #SouthAfrica #Greece
Kruger National Park temporarily closes roads, facilities due to heavy rains
Various roads and camps around the Kruger National Park have been temporarily closed since Monday due to heavy rainfall in the area.
Flash floods & more: Storm Ciara batters UK
Meteorologists have warned that Ciara could be the worst storm of the century as she continues to batter through the UK.
#StormCiara #UK #Weather
Warrant of arrest issued for Jacob Zuma
A warrant of arrest has been issued for former President Jacob Zuma in relation to charges he faces for a multibillion-rand arms deal.
#JacobZuma #ArmsDeal #SouthAfrica
Inside Shakira’s & J Lo’s Superbowl halftime show
Eyewitness News has compiled highlights of everything you might have missed during Shakira and Jennifer Lopez's Superbowl halftime show in Miami. #Superbowl #JLo #Shakira
Ugu municipal workers strike over alleged corruption
Municipal workers from the drought-stricken Ugu District Municipality in the KZN South Coast protested against alleged corruption in the municipality.
#KwaZuluNatal #MunicipalWorkers #Ugu
Second case of arson reported at UKZN
KZN police have arrested four students amidst ongoing violent protests at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Westville and Howard College campuses.
#KwaZuluNatal #University #UKZN