Gumede’s return to ANC politics delayed after eThekwini conference postponed
This after the ANC KwaZulu-Natal leadership postponed its eThekwini regional conference, which was scheduled to take place next month due to threats of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Sihle Zikalala sets up team to action govt's plan against coronavirus in KZN
Premier Sihle Zikalala said the provincial command team that would fight the spread of COVID-19 would be formed by the province's highest-ranking officials.
eThekwini Municipality implements measures to deal with COVID-19
The municipality’s public libraries and museums will be closed while all swimming and beach bathing at public facilities was prohibited.
Santaco launches COVID-19 awareness campaign in KZN
Santaco KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Boy Zondi said it could not be business as usual for the taxi industry in the wake of the coronavirus.
Two ships held off CT after crew member tests positive for COVID-19
Transnet said that the crew member in question had been on the same flight from Turkey as a fellow crew member and six passengers.
MSC Cruises suspends trips over coronavirus fears, after sailing off on Monday
This statement came after a cruise ship left the port of Durban on Monday despite President Cyril Ramaphosa banning non-essential travel.
KZN Health MEC to communicate with traditional healers over COVID-19
The MEC said to ensure the safety of patients, traditional healers would also be required to change some of their ways.
Some cruise ship passengers not worried about COVID-19 ahead of trip
In a statement issued today, MSC Cruises said that it had received clarity from various government stakeholders that the Durban and Cape Town ports were still open.
KZN Health MEC vows to quarantine those who pose COVID-19 risk to others
The MEC has appealed to anyone who may be infected with the virus in the province to avail themselves for testing and voluntary self-quarantine.
‘No kissing’ - MEC Simelane-Zulu ramps up efforts to fight COVID-19 in KZN
KZN Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu has appealed to anyone who may be infected with the virus to come forward.
Zuma supporters say country facing a constitutional crisis
This comes after the supreme court of appeal dismissed the former statesman's application to appeal a ruling that he must stand trial for corruption.
Jacob Zuma loses appeal bid for stay of prosecution in corruption case
The SCA on Friday ruled that the former statesman has no reasonable prospects of success.
KZN Cogta MEC to meet with municipal mayors over coronavirus
Officials from the NICD were expected to issue guidelines on how local communities can be protected from the disease.
World Football Summit in Durban postponed due to coronavirus pandemic
The event was scheduled to take place at the Durban ICC from 17-18 March.
5 Sassa officials appear in KZN court over fraud
They have been granted R5,000 bail each and their matter will now be heard in the Durban Commercial Crimes Court on Monday.
Building at UKZN’s Edgewood Campus set alight
The university’s vice-chancellor professor Nana Poku confirmed the arson in a letter to students and staff.
Mkhize to meet with all health MECs over coronavirus outbreak
The meeting is expected to take place at 6 pm on Thursday where several options will be discussed, including travel restrictions and self-isolation.
Zikalala: COVID-19 effects already being felt by local tourism industry
Seven of the thirteen people being treated for the virus were from KwaZulu-Natal.