Two families of the Ntuzuma taxi crash that killed four pupils were only told on Thursday that their children were among the dead.
Most schools, whether they are former Model Cs or township schools, have seen fees increase by between 7% and 10% this year.
A Durban pensioner who was stabbed in the chest by armed robbers in her home early is recovering in hospital.
There was no learning in the first week of school for pupils of Nkwelo Primary in Nkandla when the school gates did not open.
Police and admin staff at Lamontville Police Station did not report for duty over grievances about their station commander.
Four Ntuzuma families are battling to come to grips with the loss of their children, who were killed in a taxi crash on the first day of school.
A brother and sister appeared in the Durban Magistrate’s Court for allegedly harbouring a fugitive suspected of being involved in several murders.
The taxi driver who allegedly caused the crash that killed four children recently served a six-months suspension for various traffic transgressions.
Rocky the pit bull, who had been stolen from his home in Phoenix, was found and is currently being treated for wounds to his legs.
Five men, armed with crowbars and hammers, made off with watches from a yet another KZN jewellery store - this time in Gateway.
The decomposed body of a woman who has been missing since December 29 was found in a strange car outside her Durban home.
For some Grade 1s going to "big school" was overwhelming and soon tears followed. Others were excited about this new adventure.
When Boko Haram kidnapped 276 Nigerial schoolgirls girls in 2014 there were no airstrikes or international troop deployments, writes Aakash Bramdeo.
A 79-year-old pensioner living on an estate for the aged in Durban, was bound and strangled by robbers who made off with electrical items.
The rampant attacks on paramedics have prompted the Health Department to ask for government intervention.