Nkosinathi Ntuli’s shack has been demolished four times since November

He keeps on rebuilding and the eThekwini municipality keeps returning


News | 28 September 2023

Taps have been dry for years in Frazer informal settlement

EThekwini Municipality says projects are underway to build proper water infrastructure


News | 27 September 2023

Families have been waiting six years to be moved from Durban transit camp

eThekwini municipality has no explanation for delay and no timeline to offer


News | 21 September 2023

Taxis bring traffic on busy uMhlanga road to a standstill

To restore calm to the area, authorities agreed to temporarily allow taxis to park near Ocean Mall


Brief | 20 September 2023

Lottery official’s bank accounts frozen because of suspicious payments

R32-million paid by hundreds of grassroots organisations into accounts of KZN NLC official and his wife

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News | 15 September 2023

Families displaced by World Cup occupy RDP houses in Durban

Fed up Isipingo transit camp residents say they are the rightful beneficiaries of houses in Kanku Road

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News | 15 September 2023

Durban vendors say they pay their fees but the municipality ignores them

Lights at the Berea bus rank where they trade have been broken for five years


Brief | 13 September 2023

Two children were electrocuted here in 2021, but Zone 14 is still waiting for safe electricity

eThekwini municipality says it can’t electricify the shacks because the informal settlement is on private land


Brief | 7 September 2023

Stalled for years, Durban housing project faces further delays

A R112-million contract has expired and the municipality says it will issue a new tender


News | 1 September 2023

Streets in Durban township are covered in sewage

Ward councillor blames frequent sewerage blockages on residents throwing rubbish into the drains


Brief | 28 August 2023

Over 800 households near Durban without tap water for eight years

Water tanks are only filled twice a month and people have to fetch water from a river


Brief | 22 August 2023

Homeowners storm out of tense meeting with eThekwini municipality over rates hike

Households boycotting their bill payments will be dealt with individually, says mayor


News | 18 August 2023

Lottery loses court case after lawyer no-show

Judge unfreezes bank accounts of KZN company

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Law | 17 August 2023

1,500 families share three toilets in Durban informal settlement

Nearly 40 blocked toilets have not been fixed after two years


News | 17 August 2023

Court confirms suspended sentence for man who sexually assaulted seven-year-old

“This is not justice” says a researcher for Judges Matter


Law | 16 August 2023

Dozens of families still homeless a month after Durban shack fire

While waiting for building material, fire victims have been living in the community hall or with neighbours


Brief | 15 August 2023