SABC News - Ladysmith


'Good leadership an integral part of service delivery'

Friday 23 January 2015 09:03

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Co-operative Governance & Traditional Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, says good leadership and commitment are some of the things that helped the province to achieve a clean audit.


IPID probe KZN police brutality allegations

Thursday 8 January 2015 06:07

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is investigating yet another case of alleged police brutality in the rural parts of 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.


Mchunu concerned by high accident rates in KZN

Monday 23 December 2013 14:35

KwaZulu-Natal Transport MEC Willies Mchunu has raised concern over the increasing number of deaths on the province's roads.


A bakkie collided with a light motor vehicle and five people have been confirmed dead
Five people die in bakkie accident

Friday 29 November 2013 10:52

Five people have been killed and a number of others injured in an accident involving a bakkie and a light motor vehicle, on the R103 near Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal


Calls for tighter screws on criminals

Sunday 24 November 2013 12:39

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has called on the police to arrest criminals.


 Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has pledged his full support to the investigation.
Gigaba supports probe into Eskom workers death

Thursday 7 November 2013 20:36

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has pledged his full support to the investigation undertaken by Eskom into the death of six construction workers last week.


Safety concerns raised following Eskom accident

Saturday 2 November 2013 07:30

The National Union of Mineworkers says thorough inspections should always be conducted at construction sites to prevent fatal accidents


Eskom said the site would be closed until it was declared safe.
Four foreigners die in Eskom accident

Friday 1 November 2013 15:13

Four of the six men who died in an accident at an Eskom site near Ladysmith were foreigners, Eskom said on Friday.


NUM mourns the death of six workers

Friday 1 November 2013 14:28

The National Union of Mineworkers expressed concern on Friday after six workers died at an Eskom construction site in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal


Eskom to brief media about fatal tunnel collapse

Friday 1 November 2013 06:22

Eskom will brief the media on Friday about the accident at its Ingula hydro-power station in which six contract workers died.


Eskom's spokesperson is awaiting further details before he can comment.
Three killed in Eskom tunnel collapse

Thursday 31 October 2013 12:20

Three people were killed and several others seriously injured when a tunnel collapsed at Eskom's Ingula pumped storage scheme near Ladysmith on Thursday, police said.


The Durban July will take place at the Greyville Racecourse on Saturday
Clear skies expected for Durban July

Friday 5 July 2013 10:40

The sun is set to smile on thousands of socialites attending Saturday's fashion and horse race show at the Durban July.


The construction of Eskom's Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme began in 2005 and its first units are due to start operating in 2014.
Eskom's Ingula aims to meet SA's growing electricity demand

Saturday 10 November 2012 12:37

President Jacob Zuma is visiting Eskom's Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme in Ladysmith in northern KwaZulu-Natal.


MRM CEO Zandile Mdhladhla calls for a just, tolerant and moral society.
"Be the change you want to see..."

Thursday 1 November 2012 12:12

This is probably the most famous quotation attributed to Mahatma Gandhi and sums up what we all aspire towards.


A mini bus taxi allegedly hit a cow.
KZN taxi crash kills 10 school children

Sunday 16 September 2012 09:54

Ten school children have been killed and several injured after a mini bus taxi they were travelling in allegedly hit a cow


Sizwe Mchunu has been re-elected as the DA's KZN leader after beating Ziba Jiyane in the race.
Mchunu re-elected DA leader in KZN

Sunday 18 March 2012 08:01

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has re-elected Sizwe Mchunu to lead the party in KwaZulu-Natal. Mchunu was voted in as provincial leader at the DA's provincial congress in Ladysmith.


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