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[durban] - Lobby group calls for proper firearm auditing by government

Durban- Lobby group Guns Free SA calls for the auditing of firearm stockpiles after firearms, grenades and ammunition went missing from the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) base.

Last week, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said in response to written parliamentary questions by the Freedom Front …

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[durban] - Hijackers target Reservoir Hills

Durban - Two vehicles have been hijacked in Reservoir.

Just after 17:30 a 62-year-old resident had parked his car outside his house gate in Kies Avenue.

Police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said four hijackers approached him and at gunpoint robbed him of his silver Honda Ballade. The men fled the …

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[durban] - #Elections2019: ANC applauds IEC decision to reject objects

On Tuesday, the IEC announced that it had dismissed almost all 52 objections to candidates of political parties, as the complaints were not in keeping with the constitutional and statutory criteria which permitted for such objections.

The IEC said it would not remove any candidates from the current lists of …

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[durban] - #AlexShutDown: Makhura slams Mashaba over land invasions

On Tuesday, Makhura visited the township that has seen massive protests since last week as residents complained about basic service delivery shortcomings and demanded that Mashaba visit them to address their grievances.

The ANC has been accused by the DA of being behind the protests as part of electioneering for …

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[durban] - JUST IN: Vukile Mehana resigns as UKZN chair of council

Durban - Reverend Dr Vukile Mehana has resigned as the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s chair of council.

In January, Mehana made derogatory comments about women which went viral ahead of the ANC’s January 8 Statement which was hosted in Durban. The party suspended him from his duties as ANC chaplain …

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[durban] - LETTER: DA is using Indians as voting fodder

With the dawn of democracy, we thought that residential apartheid was buried in history. But we were wrong.

Late last year the DA lodged an objection with the eThekwini Municipality against Gold Circle hosting social events at Greyville Racecourse, a popular racing venue in the middle of a predominantly white …

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[durban] - 'Extramarital affair' emerges in Phoenix triple murder case

Durban - The man accused of murdering a Phoenix mother and her two daughters in September was allegedly involved in an extramarital affair with the woman since 2009.

This was outlined in the indictments which were handed in at the Verulam Magistrate's Court a short while ago.

Pillay faces three counts …

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[durban] - Another multimillion rand shopping mall earmarked for Durban

Durban - Another multimillion-rand shopping centre has been earmarked for Durban.

The City announced that the Midway Crossing Shopping Centre is going to be located between Lindelani Township and Newlands West.

The project which is estimated to cost in the region of R700 million will create more than 1 000 permanent …

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[durban] - Three burnt in Clairwood chemical factory

Durban - Three people have sustained burn wounds after coming into contact with chemicals at their workplace in the industrial area of Teakwood Road in Clairwood, south of Durban on Tuesday night.

Rescue Care Paramedics spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said when they arrived on the scene they found the Durban Fire Department …

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[durban] - Phoenix husband confesses to slitting wife's throat

Durban - A Phoenix grandfather accused of slitting his wife's throat confessed to the killing in the Verulam Magistrate's Court a short while ago.

Dickson Naidoo, 64, handed himself over to police shortly after the murder on Monday.

Naidoo made his first appearance today and told the Magistrate that he killed …

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[durban] - Suncoast Casino builds beach feral cat colony new home

Durban - The feral cat colony that had been living inside the beach dunes for several years have now been given a proper home.

Nikki Moore, the coordinator of Cats of Durban, said a dedicated group of feeders has been looking after these cats, they are all sterilized and fed, and …

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