Second KZN drive-by shooting in less than 24 hours claims three lives

Three KwaZulu-Natal men have been killed in yet another apparent hit on Wednesday. According to the police, four people were repairing a car in Taylors Halt, outside Pietermaritzburg, when an unknown car pulled up next to them and opened fire. “The occupants in the vehicle opened fire towards them, fatally wounding three males. They are… Continue reading Second KZN drive-by shooting in less than 24 hours claims three lives

Three killed, including 7-month-old baby, in N2 horror crash near Nandi drive

Durban – A seven-month-old infant, a fifty-two-year-old female and a sixty-three-year-old male have all sadly lost their lives in a horror crash on the N2 near Nandi Drive. Life Response Emergency Care Practitioners arrived on the scene of the southbound carriageway, to find that a Toyota Hilux had veered off the roadway, smashing into a… Continue reading Three killed, including 7-month-old baby, in N2 horror crash near Nandi drive

KZN health department opens probe into case of ‘fake’ medical intern

The department of health in KwaZulu-Natal has confirmed that it is investigating allegations of a “bogus” medical student who worked at hospitals across the province. “I must also indicate that we are conducting our own investigation within the department and as soon as we are able to speak to the matter, we will do so,”… Continue reading KZN health department opens probe into case of ‘fake’ medical intern

Local fisherman loses consciousness in water and drowns at Umkomaas Beach

A fisherman drowned near Amanzimtoti on Friday afternoon after he reportedly lost consciousness in the water, according to the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI). Nicki Gibson, NSRI Rocky Bay deputy station commander, said the unit received a report of a drowning in progress at Umkomaas Beach at around 14:00 on Friday. The crew went to… Continue reading Local fisherman loses consciousness in water and drowns at Umkomaas Beach

Richards Bay powerless following substation fire

Parts of Richards Bay was left without electricity after a fire broke out at the Hercules substation on Thursday morning. A transformer burst into flames, affecting the power supply in the city and surrounds. Spokesperson for uMhlathuze Municipality, Mdu Ncalane says the cause of the blaze is unknown at this stage. He says technicians have… Continue reading Richards Bay powerless following substation fire

PMB man allegedly shot dead because of his GTI’s loud exhaust

A Pietermaritzburg family are seeking answers after the death of their son who was shot dead, allegedly because of the loud sound from his Golf GTI exhaust. Twenty-nine-year-old Kubendra Sholan Chinnadu’s funeral will took place at the Cedar Ridge crematorium yesterday. Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said a man had been arrested by Mountain Rise… Continue reading PMB man allegedly shot dead because of his GTI’s loud exhaust

Couple arrested for stealing from own business

A Mpumalanga couple allegedly has been arrested for allegedly stealing R200 000 from their own game lodge business. Sibusiso Tshabalala, 41, and Ntombizodwa Tshabalala, 32, were released on R5 000 bail each following their brief appearance in the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. According to Hawks spokesperson Captain Dineo Lucy Sekgotodi, the couple was arrested… Continue reading Couple arrested for stealing from own business

WATCH | Business robbery in Northdale, PMB caught on camera

Pietermaritzburg – Video footage of a robbery at a business in Northdale, Pietermaritzburg have emerged online. Seven armed men stormed into the business on Sunday and made off with phones and about R50 000 in cash. Three video footages of the incident show the robbery as it happens. The gunmen pull up to the store… Continue reading WATCH | Business robbery in Northdale, PMB caught on camera

Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital refutes claims of fresh COVID-19 cases

Durban – The Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital in Durban has refuted messages on social media that the hospital will be closing down and that patients will be transferred to other hospitals. According to social media claims, six doctors and six nurses have contracted COVID-19 from patients. The Netcare Group says there is no truth to… Continue reading Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital refutes claims of fresh COVID-19 cases

Two people test positive for Coronavirus at UKZN

Durban – The University of KwaZulu-Natal has confirmed that a staffer and a medical student has tested positive for Coronavirus. This makes the institution the first university in the country to register a case of Covid-19 since the re-opening of tertiary institutions. In an internal communique sent to students on Sunday, the university said two… Continue reading Two people test positive for Coronavirus at UKZN