SABC News - Ladysmith


Paramedics found injured people scattered around the accident scene at the intersection of West Street and Shepstone Road in Durban.
26 die on SA roads since Sunday

Monday 22 December 2014 19:36

The death toll in reported road accidents countrywide since Sunday has reached 26.


KZN Emergency Medical Services were on the scene to attend to the victims.
Four killed in KZN accident

Monday 22 December 2014 16:18

Four people have been tragically killed after two bakkie's collided on the M11 near Ladysmith north-west of the KwaZulu-Natal.


Police Minister Nathi Nhleko is set to investigate the efficiency of  police stations.
Minister to probe efficiency of KZN police stations

Wednesday 10 December 2014 06:02

The Minister of Police, Nathi Nhleko, is to conduct a probe into the efficiency of some of the police stations in KwaZulu-Natal.


It is unclear what caused the accident.
53 people injured in N3 crash

Wednesday 3 December 2014 09:07

Fifty-three passengers have been injured when a bus collided with a truck along the N3 route in the Free State, near Ladysmith.


Emotional send off for 'Zulu Girl'

Saturday 1 November 2014 18:55

Female boxer Phindile Mwelase has been laid to rest.  


‘Mwelase fought against patriarchal system’

Saturday 1 November 2014 15:45

Deputy minister for sport and recreation Gert Oosthuizen says they are prepared to develop sport facilities in the country in order to encourage young people to like sports.


 According to reports, Phindile Mwelase took part in four fights, suffering three losses, including the knockout leading to the coma, and a draw.
Mwelase was a heroine: Family

Saturday 1 November 2014 12:54

Family members of late boxer Phindile Mwelase have described her as a hero, a person who was willing to see young people developing in sports activities.  


Phindile Mwelase slipped into a coma after being knocked out in fight against Liz Butler in Pretoria on October 10.
Dignitaries arrive for boxer Phindile Mwelase’s funeral

Saturday 1 November 2014 11:20

Deputy Minister of Sports and Recreation Gert Oosthuizen is among the dignitaries who have arrived at the funeral of boxer, Phindile Mwelase.


It is not yet clear what caused the accident.
Multiple car crash forces N3 to be closed

Friday 31 October 2014 09:48

A major crash involving at least 13 cars has been reported on the N3 on the KwaZulu-Natal side of Van Reenen's Pass on the Free State border.  


Ladysmith death toll climbs

Monday 13 October 2014 19:25

The death toll from two shootings and a taxi crash in Ladysmith has climbed to 15, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Monday.


One of the bodies was found in the burnt out vehicle while the other two were thrown out.
Three killed in Diepsloot car crash

Monday 13 October 2014 07:35

Three people have been killed in a car crash on the N14 near Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg.


A minibus taxi then collided with a truck while trying to avoid car.
Shooting, accident claim 14 lives in KZN

Sunday 12 October 2014 10:37

A total of 14 people have been confirmed dead following a shooting and an accident in the Ezakheni township, Ladysmith, in the KwaZulu-Natal.


Communities are urged to use water sparingly during this dry spell.
KwaZulu-Natal in the grip of a drought

Friday 26 September 2014 20:04

KwaZulu-Natal is in the grip of a drought which is taking its toll on the farming community and depleting water supplies in various municipalities in the province.


Calm restored in Mhlumayo

Wednesday 27 August 2014 12:09

Calm has been restored in Mhlumayo after police intervention when a service delivery protest turned violent in the Indaka Municipality near Ladysmith in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.


KZN traditional affairs prioritises infrastructure maintenance

Thursday 14 August 2014 07:21

The KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Department says it will focus on ensuring that municipalities reserve funds for maintaining infrastructure.


KZN accidents claim four lives

Monday 4 August 2014 10:30

Four people have been killed and five others seriously injured in two separate accidents in KwaZulu-Natal.


As the KZN Winter Air Tour ascends to Ladysmith, an array of aircraft will touchdown at the community airport for the airshow on 24 May.
Durban air show to excite aviation enthusiasts

Tuesday 13 May 2014 11:49

Being the second oldest air show in the world, the Durban Air show is a very special South African event and seen as Mecca for aviation enthusiasts, adrenalin junkies and adventure-seeking families.


Icosa woos coloured voters

Monday 28 April 2014 13:15

The Independent Civic Organisation of South Africa has embarked on the campaign trail in Kannaland in the Little Karoo.


Sentencing of five robbers, including a former police officer starts on Wednesday at Pietermaritzburg High Court.
Five heist robbers found guilty

Tuesday 7 January 2014 17:33

Five robbers, including a former police officer, were on Tuesday convicted on three counts of murder because they had used a car to crash into and overturn a moving cash in transit vehicle.


Carnage continues on SA roads
Two people seriously injured in KZN accident

Sunday 29 December 2013 15:09

Two people have been seriously injured after a quad bike accident at St. Michaels on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast.


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