New research shows that Grade R has further widened the gap between children from impoverished and affluent schools.
An isolated home KZN’s Upper Highway area, suspected of being a drug den, has been raided by police and the Hawks.
An KZN businessman was assaulted, robbed and hijacked by five men - one wearing a metro police reflector jacket.
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Tinny Kurvis, 90, sustained severe injuries to her fingers when two men bit her in an attempt to remove her rings.
It is easy to fall in love with South Korea’s people and food, but it is difficult to forget its painful history, writes Carol Campbell.
Journalist from 50 countries visited Korea’s demilitarised zone to see at first hand how the growing tension between the north and south is playing out.
Nick Longano, convicted of killing his girlfriend, could be sentenced to correctional supervision and be placed under house arrest.
A Durban man, who was severely beaten up at his plush home by his ex-lover, says he never wants to see the man again.
A policy which gave matrics whose first language was not English or Afrikaans an extra 5% percent of their original mark has been scrapped.
As King Zwelithini plans for SA’s “biggest land claim”, a Griqua tribe and another royal house are set to also lodge claims for a piece of KZN.
The national broadcaster has no plans to reverse its appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng as permanent COO, at least for now.
At a certain stage of life, aggressive medical treatment can become sanctioned torture, writes physician Craig Bowron.
The Law Society of SA instructed affiliates of the KZN Law Society's council to get back to work and regulate its members.
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