KZN church leaders speak out against xenophobia

MK vet leader says the organisation’s name has been dragged “to the ground” by attackers claiming to be veterans


8 April 2021

“It is a sin that South Africans can do this to their fellow Africans” says witness to Durban violence

But no evidence of the alleged killing of two immigrants in last week’s attack


9 March 2021

“Most of our members are at Nkandla”: MK veterans say they’re not behind Sunday’s attacks on immigrants

Witnesses say two traders were killed at Durban market and several injured


2 March 2021

R66-million bridge left up in the air

Foundations for the Umdloti Bridge were finished in October 2018


19 February 2021

Protest erupts in Durban after housing project halts

Residents complain they are getting no answers from City


4 February 2021

Beaches open again, but damage has been done, say informal traders

Having missed the peak tourist beach season, vendors want the government to help them recover


2 February 2021

Rastas march against new cannabis bill

“It is unfair, inhumane and unconstitutional for the authorities to suggest jail for any citizen for the possession of cannabis”


27 November 2020

MK veterans wage campaign against immigrants

Truck drivers in Durban demand that only South Africans be allowed to drive freight


24 November 2020

Covid-19: Trains overcrowded as rail service battles to keep up with demand

UNTU accuses PRASA of flouting safety rules


23 November 2020

Closure of Durban refugee centre leaves asylum seekers in limbo

Government and institutions are ignoring minister’s blanket extension of permits


11 November 2020

Two people arrested during protest for jobs, water and electricity

Effingham shack dwellers feel neglected by the eThekwini Municipality


10 November 2020

Post offices “overwhelmed” with Covid-19 recipients

Over 1.3 million people have been approved for the special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant in KwaZulu-Natal


6 November 2020

Mom carries disabled child up six flights of stairs at Addington Hospital

Department says the hospital’s lifts require parts being shipped from overseas


5 November 2020

Immigrant shop-owners in Durban fear for their lives after attacks

Shops closed after protest by MK veterans


4 November 2020

Court order has big implications for land expropriation

Municipality must return land to 84-year-old pensioner because it didn’t obtain his consent, suggesting that parts of the Expropriation Act are unconstitutional


23 October 2020

“Massive” oil spill in Umbilo River

Environmental group says pipeline was meant to have been shut down in 2008


21 October 2020