KZN Northern Growth Corridor

Kick starting infrastructure development in KwaZulu-Natal

carol campbell
The Mercury

Debut novel for veteran

Carol Campbell speaks to veteran fiction editor Máire Fisher, whose debut novel, Birdseye, has been published by Umuzi.

Read Story

Copy of NM_Justin Govender0 (46806109)
INDEPENDENT MEDIA

Paralympian denied access at nightspot

A wheelcair-bound man was denied access to a club's dance floor because the manager felt other patrons might trip over him.

Read Story

Copy of nm school-exams-007
INDEPENDENT MEDIA

Free pass policy to be dropped

Pupils who think they can scrape through the grades leading up to matric will have to pull up their socks...

Read Story

Browse Mercury News

Items 61 - 70 of 105

Pupils get creative to buy K9 dog
December 4 2014 at 15:48

Westville Senior Primary pupils raised R21 054 selling “dog art” to pay for a replacement for Chaka the slain police dog.

Read Story
0 comments

30 years for axeman who killed gogo
December 4 2014 at 15:48

Unemployment and poverty did not justify a man’s killing of an 84-year-old woman for her pension, a KZN judge said.

Read Story
0 comments

KZN’s Virginia Airport to head south
December 4 2014 at 14:53

A decision on the future of Virginia Airport has been taken. It will move to the existing airstrip in Scottburgh.

Read Story
0 comments

Murder accused bouncer in spat over pics
December 4 2014 at 11:41

Murder accused Hector Britts threatened to break a photographer's camera if he did not delete pictures taken of him.

Read Story
0 comments

Big catch tows angler out to sea
December 3 2014 at 18:16

A fisherman was pulled several kilometres out to sea on his paddle ski by a 23kg tuna he hooked off Ballito.

Read Story
0 comments

10 out of 10 for younger teachers
December 3 2014 at 17:42

The pupils of younger teachers do better at maths, new research from the University of Stellenbosch suggests.

Read Story
0 comments

Durban does about-turn on tombstones
December 3 2014 at 16:04

For eight months bereaved families in Durban have been forbidden to erect tombstones at their loved ones’ graves.

Read Story
0 comments

KZN healer’s rape, assault case set aside
December 3 2014 at 16:04

A spiritual leader, sentenced to 15 years in jail for rape and other offences, has another shot at proving his innocence.

Read Story
0 comments

'Vigilante farmer' off the hook
December 3 2014 at 14:37

A KZN farmer, jailed for kidnapping, attempted murder and being an accessory to murder, has been acquitted.

Read Story
0 comments

Cupcakes give children a leg up
December 3 2014 at 14:56

A student is using cupcakes to ensure that government acknowledges the existence of children who are not registered.

Read Story
0 comments

Items 61 - 70 of 105