eThekwini Municipality begins demolishing old buildings to curb crime
City officials said the buildings would be renovated and used for government's social housing programmes, however, it was not yet clear how this would unfold as the buildings belong to private owners.
KZN opposition parties criticise govt for increasing Zulu king's budget
EFF KZN leader Vusi Khoza said the increase was an indication that the provincial government failed to make the trust work.
KZN govt allocates R66m to Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini
Premier Sihle Zikalala said the Zulu king was the symbol of unity in the province and the custodian of Zulu culture, which was why he had been allocated R66 million for this financial year.
Racist Penny Sparrow has died
Penny Sparrow, the woman who drew the ire of many South Africans after posting racist Facebook remarks in 2016 has died, reportedly of lung cancer.
KZN Health Dept calls for calm after swine flu death confirmed
This comes after a nine-year-old girl died on Friday after being suspected of having influenza also known as H1N1.
EFF KZN says ‘no work, no pay’ must apply for Zandile Gumede
The EFF said it would decide on its next move once the ANC has made a decision on Mayor Zandile Gumede’s future.
Sentencing of Durban serial rapist Moses Mavila postponed to August
The presiding judge on the matter, Bilkish Asmal, has taken sick leave and Mavila’s sentencing was expected to be concluded when she returned.
KZN DA calls for Msunduzi Municipality to be dissolved
The municipality was placed under administration in April this year after facing a number of challenges including maladministration, absenteeism by councillors and irregular expenditure.
SAUS warns of more protests if universities withhold certificates
There were protests at the Durban University of Technology and the University of KwaZulu-Natal on Monday over a number of matters.
DUT, UKZN students protest over NSFAS and accommodation
Student leaders said neighbouring institutions may join in if the impasse related to academic exclusion and poor accommodation was not resolved.
Former KZN Hawks boss Booysen to sue State for wrongful arrest
Last week, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) officially withdrew charges of racketeering and murder against Johan Booysen and several other officers.
Mathulini CPA wins land claim court battle
The Randburg Land Claims Court has granted the association an interdict against members of 'the concerned group' claiming ownership of the land belonging to the CPA.
Sugar cane fields set alight in KZN land dispute
Mathulini Community Property Association (CPA) spokesperson Sandile Dlamini said damage amounting to over R1.6 million was caused to their property.
Zandile Gumede’s supporters unfazed, vow to continue demonstrations
The eThekwini municipality was granted an urgent interdict, restraining the demonstrators from engaging in any act of disruption or unlawful demonstration in the Durban CBD.
Rural Dev Minister Didiza to intervene in arson attacks in Mtwalume
An arson attack on a farm owned by the Mathulini Communal Property Association (CPA) has resulted in damage of over R1 million.
Minister Didiza accused of not intervening in Mtwalume arson attack
On Friday, spokesperson for the Mathulini Communal Property Association (CPA), Sandile Dlamini a farm belonging to the association was burnt to the ground.
Manhandling of journos condemned during pro-Zandile Gumede protest
On Thursday, while covering demonstrations by pro-Zandile Gumede protestors in Durban, eNCA journalist Sphamandla Goge was manhandled by officers who demanded that he erase footage taken on his cellphone.
Zandile Gumede’s supporters plan to take protest to KZN ANC headquarters
Several demonstrators were arrested on Thursday morning during protests in the city centre demanding eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede's reinstatement.