SABC News - Durban


Sundowns soar to top of PSL log

Saturday 29 April 2017 06:35

African champions Mamelodi Sundowns went top of the South African Absa Premiership for the first time this season by winning 2-0 at Golden Arrows Friday.


The houses were meant to bring relief to the homeless residents of Illovo but they've now become a burden.
Residents in Illovo in KZN struggling after RDP project halts

Friday 28 April 2017 19:40

More than 30 recipients of an RDP housing scheme at Illovo South of Durban, are in dire straits after a housing project came to a halt in 2014.


Government plans to use the event to promote the country as an investment destination.
More than a 1000 delegates expected at WEF on Africa

Friday 28 April 2017 15:02

Government plans to lead discussions on radical economic transformation and inclusive growth when the country hosts the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban next week.


The PEF says the WEF needs to be opened to the general public as they are the most affected.
WEF on Africa slammed for ignoring civil society voices

Thursday 27 April 2017 21:20

The World Economic Forum on Africa has been slammed by a group of NGOs called the People's Economic Forum for snubbing civil society voices .


The ANC is KwaZulu-Natal says its MPs should follow the party's directive when voting in the no-confidence motion against President Jacob Zuma.
ANC in KZN instructs its MPs ahead of no-confidence vote

Wednesday 26 April 2017 21:42

The ANC eThekwini region in KwaZulu-Natal says it has summoned all its seven Members of Parliament ahead of a vote of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma.


Annual Salt March commomerates Freedom Charter

Sunday 23 April 2017 15:47

The annual Salt March in Durban is a call to remember the principles of the Freedom Charter.


Nzimande reiterates call for Zuma to resign

Saturday 22 April 2017 21:15

South African Communist Party (SACP) Secretary General Blade Nzimande has reiterated that the party believes that President Jacob Zuma must resign from his position.


Gordhan joins SACP senior leaders to commemorate Hani's death

Saturday 22 April 2017 15:18

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has joined SACP senior leaders at the commemoration of the death of Chris Hani at Curries Fountain sports grounds in Durban.


'Church women assisted Nigerian pastor to organise young girls'

Friday 21 April 2017 18:13

A Durban woman, who claims to be one of Nigerian pastor victims, says a group of senior women in the church assisted him by organising attractive girls.


The face and character of protests in South Africa seems to be changing.
Survey sheds light on who marched against President Zuma and why

Friday 21 April 2017 06:54

The outcry following President Jaocb Zuma’s recent cabinet reshuffle culminated in nationwide protests on 7 April 2017.


Head of Jesus Dominion International ministry is alleged to have lured young girls to his upmarket house in Durban where he proceeded to rape and sexually abuse them.
Rape accused Pastor Tim Omotoso to hand himself over to police

Thursday 20 April 2017 12:38

The Head of Jesus Dominion International ministry who faces a charge of statutory rape and child abuse is expected to hand himself over to the Hawks on Thursday.


Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile who was arrested last year during running battles with police wrote his examinations while he was in prison.
Fees Must Fall activist graduates cum laude

Thursday 20 April 2017 10:30

Fees Must Fall activist and Durban University of Technology student Bonginkosi Khanyile has graduated cum-laude in Public Management despite spending almost six months in prison.


Vodacom says its deal with the Shembe Family Trust will bring technology to the people.
Agreement with Shembe Family Trust multifaceted: Vodacom

Wednesday 19 April 2017 21:25

Vodacom says its agreement with the Shembe Family Trust is multi-faceted and will bring technology to the people.


Two of the four people who died in the KwaZulu-Natal accident are women.
Three killed, 27 injured in KZN accident

Monday 17 April 2017 18:27

Three people have been killed and 27 others critically injured in a collision between two taxis on the N3 north bound, near the Mooi River Toll Plaza in the KZN midlands.


The Durban based pastor is believed to have raped a number of girls at his Umhlanga house.
Police hunt alleged rapist pastor

Monday 17 April 2017 15:38

Police have launched a manhunt for a charismatic Christian church pastor who allegedly raped several underaged girls at Umhlanga, north of Durban.


President Jacob Zuma says some church leaders have joined those calling for him to step down. He says they are supposed to pray for politicians and not attack those in political authority.
Zuma hits back at detractors

Monday 17 April 2017 06:23

President Jacob Zuma has hit back his detractors saying they want him to step down because he speaks the truth about the country's past.


Durban's promenade was a buzz of activity as locals and visitors chose to have fun in the sun on Easter Sunday.
Easter fun for Durban tourists

Sunday 16 April 2017 21:36

Durban's beaches attracted thousands of domestic and international tourists this weekend as over 80 000 visitors spent their Easter Sunday in the sun.


President Jacob Zuma was speaking at the Twelve Apostles of Christ Church in Umgababa.
'I will only step down once the majority says so' - Zuma

Sunday 16 April 2017 19:09

President Jacob Zuma says that recent civic action calling for him to step down is merely a defence of colonialism.


Zakifo Festival to set Durban ablaze

Sunday 16 April 2017 11:21

The Zakifo Music Festival will be back for its third edition in May and organisers say the event will promote African music.


The ANCYL KZN disrupted a memorial for struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada in Durban last week.
ANCYL miss Kathrada memorial apology deadline

Saturday 15 April 2017 16:26

The ANCYL in KwaZulu-Natal has failed to meet a deadline to apologise for their alleged disruptive behaviour at the memorial of ANC stalwart Ahmed Kathrada in Durban last week.


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