How an honest PRASA worker turned down corrupt money and helped uncover fraud

Over R9-million worth of bogus claims processed in just six months - in a scheme that could run back to 2014

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News | 18 November 2022

About 300 Durban climate activists picket against oil and gas exploration

“We are not going to allow oil mining to exacerbate our climate change” says environmental activist

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Brief | 11 November 2022

eThekwini flooded with sewage due to treatment plant failures

Experts and political parties have accused the municipality of minimising the enormity of the sewage pollution

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News | 11 November 2022

More delays in case of 22 cops accused of murdering Regan Naidoo in 2018

We just want justice, says father of 32-year-old

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News | 3 November 2022

22 Durban police officers in court for Regan Naidoo’s death

“I just feel sorry for them. I wonder how they sleep after what they did,” says Regan’s father

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News | 13 October 2022

The bloody battle for land and rights in Cato Manor

Although the area is notorious for violence and assassinations, there are many residents working together to make it a better place

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News | 11 October 2022

1,000 people share two toilets at this informal settlement

M19 blocked in both directions by eThekwini protesters

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Brief | 6 September 2022

135 days without water: KZN community at breaking point

Municipal water has not been restored to Tongaat’s 40,000 residents since the April floods

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News | 24 August 2022

Decades into democracy Pietermaritzburg can’t blame ageing infrastructure for water woes, says SAHRC

Hearings into the province’s water crisis concluded on Friday

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News | 22 August 2022

Cato Manor leader gunned down

Member of housing movement Abahlali believe Lindokuhle Mnguni was murdered because of his political activism

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Brief | 21 August 2022

School with long history is in appalling condition, and the education department has nothing to say about it

Some classrooms at Bantuvukani Primary School in Lamontville have broken windows and ceilings. Others do not have doors.

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News | 15 August 2022

Durban residents repair flood damage, give up on government

Some suburban associations have ambitions to get “off the municipal grid”

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News | 15 August 2022

Bodies are still missing after Durban’s devastating April floods

Families lose hope of ever finding their loved ones

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Brief | 8 August 2022

Judge slams bank and its lawyers for shoddy work

The bank took a “cut and paste” approach against a home owner

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Law | 8 August 2022

Horses work “magic” for children with disabilities

The South African Riding for the Disabled Association runs free lessons for 50 children a week near Durban

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Brief | 1 August 2022

Employee who took leave in line with Zulu tradition didn’t cheat, says court

Labour Court found the man had not intended to be dishonest when he went twice to his “mother’s” funeral

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Law | 21 July 2022