• Infant dies after two KZN nurses ‘refused to help’ patient in labour

    Infant dies after two KZN nurses ‘refused to help’ patient in labour0

    Durban – Two nurses have been suspended after allegations that they failed to help a woman in labour at a Durban state facility. Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu said on Tuesday that she welcomed their “immediate suspension”, after the alleged incident at St Mary’s hospital in Mariannhill on Friday. “The woman, who was eventually assisted by

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  • Girl, 8, found alone on False Bay beach after dad goes missing while swimming

    Girl, 8, found alone on False Bay beach after dad goes missing while swimming0

    Cape Town – A little girl was found alone in her father’s car after he went swimming in the False Bay surf on Sunday and never returned. According to Vaughn Seconds, National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) Strandfontein station commander, the NSRI Strandfontein duty crew was activated at around 12:14 following reports from City of Cape

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  • Three Limpopo children drown in local swimming pool

    Three Limpopo children drown in local swimming pool0

    Three children have drowned in a local swimming pool in Tshituni Tsha Fhasi Village, Limpopo. The two girls and a boy, who live in the same street as the swimming pool, entered the property unnoticed late on Friday afternoon. It was only when the older brother of one of the children became concerned and searched

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  • Three KZN armed robbers killed, two arrested after car chase

    Three KZN armed robbers killed, two arrested after car chase0

    DURBAN – Three alleged armed robbers were killed and two others were injured and arrested when they crashed their car while trying to escape from South African Police Service (SAPS) officers and members of Tracker company after a robbery in Mpembeni Reserve in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Saturday. The car was stolen during a

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  • Northdene armed robbery victim succumbs to his injuries in hospital

    Northdene armed robbery victim succumbs to his injuries in hospital0

    A Durban pensioner whose dog was also shot while trying to protect him during an armed robbery in Northdene, south of Durban, died in hospital on Friday. The 70-year-old and his pitbull, Hunter, were shot when gunmen descended on the home on Tuesday night. Rescue Care paramedic Garrith Jamieson confirmed the man died on Friday

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  • Pinetown boy’s soccer dream dashed after being raped by ‘coach’

    Pinetown boy’s soccer dream dashed after being raped by ‘coach’0

    Durban – A young Pinetown boy with dreams of playing professional soccer had his hopes dashed when a fake coach who promised him stardom allegedly raped him instead, KwaZulu-Natal police said. The 25-year-old man allegedly promised the boy and his family he would play for South Africa’s coveted Premier Soccer League (PSL) junior teams if

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