SABC News - Durban


AmaZulu, Platinum Stars battle to stalemate

Sunday 24 September 2017 06:30

Platinum Stars came away with a much-needed point, holding AmaZulu to a 1-1 draw in an Absa Premiership clash at a damp King Zwelithini Stadium in Umlazi on Saturday evening.


Head of Parks, Recreation and Culture at the eThekwini Municipality, Thembinkosi Ngcobo says the 2017 Essence Festival organisers want to focus on empowering women, youth and other marginalised groups
Durban to host Essence Festival

Saturday 23 September 2017 16:35

The Essence Festival draws its inspiration from the well-known New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and is a celebration of music and culture.


Mchunu blames arrogance, corruption for ANC challenges

Friday 22 September 2017 20:16

Former ANC chairperson in KwaZulu-Natal Senzo Mchunu blames arrogance of the national leadership and corruption, for the state the ruling party finds itself in today.


SANDF members honoured for good service, patriotism

Friday 22 September 2017 19:46

The South African National Defence forces Chief of Intelligence, Lieutenant-General Mduduzi Nyembe, says the shortage of resources continues to be a major challenge.


One of the delegates went as far as to question whether psychologists can do anything to reduce poverty.
Conference recognises Psychologists' role in realising SDGs

Thursday 21 September 2017 16:43

On the last day of the Pan-African Psychology Congress in Durban a challenge was issued to psychologists on what contribution they will be making to help realise the Sustainable Development Goals.


SACP KwaZulu-Natal provincial secretary Themba Mthembu says political killings in the eThekwini are also driven by ambitions and greed for tenders in the municipality.
KZN political killings driven by ambition, greed: SACP

Thursday 21 September 2017 12:40

The SACP in KZN has told the Moerane Commission investigating political killings that greed and ambitions to ascend to political power are among the motives behind killings.


Jabulani Simelane from PanSALB KwaZulu Natal office says they are now making progress to formalise the language across South Africa.
Language Board holds workshops on standardising sign language

Thursday 21 September 2017 12:00

The Pan South African Language Board is holding public consultative workshops on how to standardise sign language across South Africa.


‘Abducted’ KZN woman found in Soweto

Thursday 21 September 2017 09:20

A 22-year-old former University of Zululand student whose family said she was smuggled into Nigeria has been found by police in Soweto in Gauteng.


Mkhize says all ANC members must reject any acts of factionalism that look to tear the party apart
Zweli Mkhize calls for unity within the ANC

Wednesday 20 September 2017 20:49

African National Congress Treasurer General, Doctor Zweli Mkhize, has called for unity in the ANC.


Senzo Mchunu was giving evidence before the Moerane Commission investigating political killings in the province.
Senzo Mchunu blames factions for KZN political killings

Wednesday 20 September 2017 15:47

Factions, gate-keeping and manipulation of ANC processes, including the selection of councillors and the election of leaders, contribute to tensions and spill into infighting.


AmaZulu right back Thembela Sikhakhane will look to help his side to collect maximum points against League Champions Bidvest Wits at King Zwelithini Stadium on Wednesday night.
AmaZulu looks to bounce back

Wednesday 20 September 2017 12:00

AmaZulu FC coach Calvin Johnson has vowed that his charges will bounce back when they play Absa Premiership match against Bidvest Wits at King Zwelithini stadium at 7:30pm on Wednesday night.


The accident which Kriesen Moodley was found to have caused resulted in the deaths of three friends.
RTMC welcomes harsh sentence for driver who killed three people

Wednesday 20 September 2017 10:50

The Road Traffic Management Corporation has welcomed a 20-year sentence handed down to a Durban driver who caused a fatal accident that killed three people.


KZN bodyguards due in court on illegal firearms charges

Wednesday 20 September 2017 07:26

Three KwaZulu-Natal bodyguards will appear at the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday for unlawful possession of firearms.


Earlier in September, the court nullified and declared as unlawful the results of the 2015 ANC KwaZulu-Natal elective conference.
ANC KZN PEC remains illegitimate until appeal: Legal expert

Tuesday 19 September 2017 15:55

Constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos says the ANC KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Executive Committee remains illegitimate until it appeals the recent ruling of the High Court.


IFP national chairperson Blessed Gwala is testifying before the commission which is probing political killings in the province
We have been calling for political killings probe: IFP

Tuesday 19 September 2017 12:40

IFP national chairperson Blessed Gwala has told the Moerane Commission that all politically-motivated killings that have not been resolved must be investigated.


The Durban film studio is expected to create 5 000 jobs.
Durban to begin developing its own film studio

Monday 18 September 2017 18:04

Durban film-maker Anant Singh can finally begin developing the city's own film studio on the Durban beach-front.


There are opposing views amongst ANC members on the court judgement which it found that the ANC's 8th KZN PEC was unlawful and void.
Applicants in ANC KZN case want PEC to vacate offices

Sunday 17 September 2017 20:21

The applicants in the case against the KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress' Provincial Executive Committee that was elected in 2015 have asked them to vacate office.


Durban to host first Funeral Indaba

Sunday 17 September 2017 13:00

President Jacob Zuma is expected to address the first ever National Funeral Indaba in Durban, taking place from September 19 to 21.


ANC members throw weight behind Ramaphosa in Durban

Sunday 17 September 2017 12:21

Hundreds of African National Congress (ANC) members converging on the Olive Convention Centre in Durban are showing their support for party presidential hopeful Cyril Ramaphosa.


ANC Provincial spokesperson Mdumiseni Ntuli says the Disciplinary Committee decided to afford Makhosi Khoza another opportunity to avail herself before the committee.
Makhosi Khoza's disciplinary hearing adjourned

Sunday 17 September 2017 12:05

The African National Congress (ANC)'s disciplinary hearing of outspoken MP Makhosi Khoza has been adjourned to the beginning of next month.


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