SABC News - KwaZulu-Natal


ANC NEC Member Nomvula Mokonyane has urged members of the ANC to robustly discuss the incoming leadership of the party in December.
Mokonyane endorses Dlamini-Zuma as ANC’s next president

Sunday 20 August 2017 21:38

The ANC NEC member Nomvula Mokonyane has endorsed former African Union Commission Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as the next ANC president.


Widespread shock at KwaZulu-Natal minibus taxi crash that claimed 19

Sunday 20 August 2017 20:55

Political parties and others have expressed shock at a minibus taxi crash which claimed the lives of 19 people and left several others injured, many critically, near Pietermaritzburg on Sunday.


Crash victims should have been taken to private hospitals: Councillor

Sunday 20 August 2017 13:25

Local ward councillor Musa Mkhize, who is at the scene where eighteen people were killed says the injured have been taken to various government hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal.


The video shared on social media shows a group of boys from Richards Bay Secondary School on the province's north coast, attacking one another.
Another school bullying video showing violent scenes surfaces in KZN

Sunday 20 August 2017 13:19

Another school bullying video showing violent scenes has surfaced in KwaZulu-Natal.


18 dead, 9 injured in KZN crash

Sunday 20 August 2017 11:38

Eighteen people have been killed and nine others injured in a crash in the Msundusi River Valley in the Pietermaritzburg area in KwaZulu-Natal. .


Police spokesperson Thembeka Mbhele says the officer is believed to have been shot dead by someone she was with in the vehicle.
Female police found dead in KZN

Sunday 20 August 2017 10:59

A female police officer has been found dead in a car parked on the side of the R103 in Colenso in the KwaZulu Natal midlands.


Organisers hope the festival will assist to market and promote food outlets.
Food lovers get a treat at Food Festival in KZN

Saturday 19 August 2017 20:31

A weekend Food Festival in Durban did not disappoint in spite of the chilly weather.


The Jozini community are pleased that they will have access to clean water.
R1.1 billion water treatment plant opens in Jozini

Saturday 19 August 2017 19:25

A R1.1 billion water treatment plant has been opened for the drought-stricken Jozini area in northern KwaZulu-Natal.  


South African Traditional Healers deputy chairperson Sazi Mhlongo has called on police to arrest all the traditional healers involved in the murder of people for muthi purposes.
Police urged to arrest ‘traditional healers’ killing people for muthi

Saturday 19 August 2017 17:31

Traditional healers have voiced their disappointment after of a man believed to be a traditional healer was arrested for the possession of body parts at Estcourt in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.


MEC Sihle Zikalala says  government will support young business people.
KZN govt, Transnet handover equipment, tools worth R3 million

Saturday 19 August 2017 16:09

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development and Transnet have handed over equipment and tools worth more than R3 million to manufacture toilet paper.


The Mxenge family says they are beyond happy by the honour bestowed on their parents.
Dube-Ncube unveils Griffith, Victoria Mxenge statues in Umlazi

Saturday 19 August 2017 16:03

Nomusa Dube-Ncube says the unveiling of the statues of human rights activists Griffith and Victoria Mxenge is a significant step taken by the provincial government to honour the two fallen heroes.


Three people have been arrested when they were found in possession of human body parts in Escourt in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.
Three arrested in possession of body parts in KZN

Saturday 19 August 2017 14:13

Three people have been arrested when they were found in possession of human body parts in Escourt in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.


Aaron Motsoaledi says the national health department will take over the functioning of the procurement and human resource in the provincial health department.
Motsoaledi attends to KZN health institutions crisis

Friday 18 August 2017 18:45

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has acknowledged that the crisis at health institutions in KwaZulu-Natal is caused by lack of leadership and poor management.


The commission, which Premier Willies Mchunu set up in October 2016, is probing political killings in KwaZulu-Natal.
‘Politicians inciting violence should be held accountable’

Friday 18 August 2017 05:59

The Moerane Commission sitting in Durban has heard that the military tone used by political leaders often plays out in a physical form among supporters.


Wiseman Dlamini says widespread showers are expected over the province from this afternoon
Heavy rain alert for parts of KZN

Thursday 17 August 2017 10:04

Weather Service forecaster Wiseman Dlamini says light snow fell over the southern Drakensberg and Cathedral Peak in the Midlands overnight.


Five ANC branch leaders have taken the party to court challenging the legitimacy of the 2015 KwaZulu-Natal ANC elective conference.
Watch KZN ANC leadership battle case

Thursday 17 August 2017 09:49

The battle between legal minds representing five ANC members in KwaZulu-Natal and the party's provincial leadership continues at the Pietermaritzburg high court.


Senior Counsel Thembeka Ngcukaitobi told the court that when President Zuma met with ANC members who had lodged complaints about the he committed to respond to their concerns.
'ANC NEC failed to address KZN 2015 provincial conference concerns'

Wednesday 16 August 2017 16:51

The advocate representing five ANC members who have taken the KZN party leadership to court, has told the Pietermaritzburg High Court that the party’s NEC failed to address the applicants' concerns.


Melusi Ntuli says he was assisted by professors at UKZN to build the engine.
Petrol hikes inspire KZN man to invent fuel-less engine

Wednesday 16 August 2017 16:01

KwaZulu-Natal inventor, Melusi Ntuli has designed an engine that does not use fuel.


Hawks Spokesperson Simphiwe Mhlongo says Mohamed appeared in court Monday and remains in custody.
Hawks arrest suspect for R6 million RAF fraud

Tuesday 15 August 2017 17:45

The Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal have arrested a 56-year-old man for defrauding the Road Accident Fund (RAF) of R6 million.


Scores of residents from Howell Road in Sydenham are expressing their dissatisfaction on alleged looming eviction from RDP houses.
Sydenham residents protests outside Durban High Court

Tuesday 15 August 2017 16:01

Scores of residents from Howell Road in Sydenham, west of Durban are protesting outside the Durban High Court.


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