Preliminary vote counting shows DA the biggest loser in by-elections
While results are still being tallied, with the final outcome expected to be announced at midday, the DA appears to have lost at least eight seats in Gauteng, the North West, Northern Cape and the Western Cape.
Ex-KZN top cop Ngobeni and co-accused could face further charge of racketeering
The NPA told the Durban Commercial Crimes Court on Wednesday that it still needed to meet with the National Director of Public Prosecutions, Advocate Shamila Batohi, to add racketeering on the charge sheet.
IEC chair urges voters to make mark in by-elections to strengthen democracy
More than 400 candidates are contesting the elections in 55 municipalities across all nine provinces.
Ex-KZN top cop Ngobeni, Panday expected in court on corruption charges
Ngobeni and Panday are charged together with former police captain Ashwin Narianpersad and Navin Madhoe.
KZN Safety MEC seeks meeting with freight industry after latest deadly crash
At least 14 people were killed on the N3 Highway in the Estcourt area on Monday night after two trucks and a minibus collided.
Durban xenophobic attack victims fear for lives, struggling to make ends meet
Some members of the uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans (MKMVA) in KwaZulu-Natal accompanied by homeless people are believed to have been among those who ransacked and shut down shops owned by foreign nationals.
Foreign nationals in KZN call for restoration of a safe working space
Several shops owned by foreign nationals and South Africans who have relations with foreign nationals, have been closed since last week after they were ransacked and forced to shut down.
Crime-fighting forum involving police, communities launched in eThekwini
Several townships within the municipality were seen as national crime hotspots, with Inanda township being dubbed as the nation’s rape capital.
Live streaming or partying in pods? Grooving with a twist this festive season
Director of events company Quicket, James Tagg, said the upcoming event season would be a bit different from what people are used to.
SCA public procurement ruling weakens transformation agenda - KZN exec council
In a ruling this week, the Supreme Court of Appeal declared that the preferential procurement regulations of 2017 were invalid and set them aside.
DBE: Pupils who test positive for COVID-19 can still write exams
Going back on its previous which prohibited pupils with COVID-19 from entering exam venues, DBE now says candidates who test positive and are deemed fit, will be allowed to write at a different venue and under secure conditions.
UNHCR condemns growing xenophobic attacks in KZN
The UNHCR’s Kate Pond says they're deeply concerned about the protests, saying hardships as a result of COVID-19 have affected foreign-nationals as much as South Africans.
KZN lawmakers call for govt intervention amid growing xenophobic sentiment
Following an MKMVA protest in the province, Provincial Legislature Speaker Nontembeko Boyce said a high unemployment level has resulted in some citizens using foreign nationals as scapegoats for their economic woes.
After losing out on DA top job, Ntuli pledges support for new leader Steenhuisen
Mbali Ntuli said that her focus was now on campaigning for the party to boost its voter base ahead of next year's local government elections.
Scenes of excitement outside hotel where Steenhuisen announced as new DA leader
During an emotional address, Steenhuisen has paid homage to the city of his birth where he started his political career as a councillor in the eThekwini Municipality.
DA’s COVID-19 response in Western Cape was near faultless, says Steenhuisen
John Steenhuisen was speaking on Sunday during his outgoing address on day two of the DA’s virtual elective conference.
DA KZN leader Mncwango gives former chief whip Gibson a ‘tongue-lashing’
This comes after Gibson told Eyewitness News this week Mbali Ntuli contested too early for the organisation's top job and the party should elect John Steenhuisen who he views as matured and experienced.
“I’m pretty confident that things will go my way” - Steenhuisen on DA congress
Steenhuisen said he’s already planning to lead the party into next year’s local government elections.