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KZN student wins Commonwealth essay grand prize
KZN student wins Commonwealth essay grand prize
Kwazulu Natal

Inessa Rajah, 17, from Durban won the 2016 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, beating about 13 500 entrants from around the world.

12h
'I wanted to cry when I saw the mess again'
'I wanted to cry when I saw the mess again'
Kwazulu Natal

Dozens of volunteers toiled to clean a Durban beach and the harbour - only to discover the junk was back after a night of torrential rain.

14h
IFP expels two councillors suspected of bribery
IFP expels two councillors suspected of bribery
Politics

The IFP suspects foul play over the decision by two of its councillors in Edumbe to vote with the ANC, and has expelled them.

14h
Pity we need a hero like Thuli Madonsela
Pity we need a hero like Thuli Madonsela

It would be wonderful for SA if we did not need the public protector that Madonsela has been, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

15h
Judge orders bride to return jewels - 10 years on
Judge orders bride to return jewels - 10 years on
Crime & Courts

The marriage lasted two weeks - but the legal battle over jewellery given to the bride went on for 10 years.

17h
New eThekwini mayor makes 43 promises
New eThekwini mayor makes 43 promises
Politics

Forty-three: that's the number of promises newly-elected eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede made to Durban residents in her maiden speech.

1 day ago
Sex-tape teacher on the run
Sex-tape teacher on the run
Crime & Courts

The teacher accused of sexually abusing as many as six under-age girls at Ekucabangeni High School in Nquthu is on the run.

2 days ago
Durban overspent on transit camp - report
Durban overspent on transit camp - report
Kwazulu Natal

The eThekwini municipality spent almost 40% more than it should have on a 700-unit transit camp in Kennedy Road in 2014.

2 days ago
Hijacked building: 'Durban is ignoring the courts'
Hijacked building: 'Durban is ignoring the courts'
Crime & Courts

The owner of a hijacked Durban building is preparing a "substantial" damages claim against the eThekwini Municipality.

2 days ago
KZN preacher saddened by Scottish ban
KZN preacher saddened by Scottish ban
Kwazulu Natal

KwaZulu-Natal preacher Angus Buchan, who is on a tour of the UK, says he was disappointed by a call to bar him from preaching in a Scottish town.

2 days ago
Man drowns in holiday tragedy
Man drowns in holiday tragedy
Kwazulu Natal

A seaside holiday turned tragic when 22-year-old Ryland Moses who had gone for a swim disappeared beneath the waves off eMdloti.

5 days ago
Baby in adoption tug-of-war to get his own advocate
Baby in adoption tug-of-war to get his own advocate
Crime & Courts

A 4½-month-old baby is to get his own advocate to represent him in a legal battle over his adoption, after a ruling in the Durban HIgh Court.

5 days ago
UK move to bar SA preacher Angus Buchan
UK move to bar SA preacher Angus Buchan
Kwazulu Natal

UK lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex organisations want SA preacher Angus Buchan barred from preaching there.

5 days ago
Teacher filmed himself having sex with pupils
Teacher filmed himself having sex with pupils
Crime & Courts

A KZN high school teacher is accused of abusing six female pupils believed to be aged 14 and 15, and recording the abuse.

6 days ago
Coalition season a time of opportunity
Coalition season a time of opportunity

Coalition season gives political parties a rare chance to do what they say they were formed for - change SA for the better, ...