Alleged KZN serial killer commits suicide in prison cell

Durban – One of the two South Coast men suspected of killing five women in the Mthwalume area was found hanging in the police holding cells on Monday morning. The two were arrested on Friday in connection with the gruesome murder of the women and dumping their bodies in a sugarcane field and a nearby… Continue reading Alleged KZN serial killer commits suicide in prison cell

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

Medics stop work at KZN hospital as fears mount over deaths and Covid-19 cases

Durban – Nurses and doctors have halted operations at Rietvlei Hospital, in ­Umzimkhulu, in southern KwaZulu-Natal demanding that the facility be sanitised after patients and nurses tested positive for Covid-19 this week. The health workers have stopped working, fearing that more staff may contract the virus. According to a worker who asked not to be… Continue reading Medics stop work at KZN hospital as fears mount over deaths and Covid-19 cases

Tributes pour in for former Olympic canoeist killed in KZN plane crash

The canoeing fraternity was in a state of shock after it was confirmed the pilot who was killed in a light-aircraft crash near the Umkomazi River Valley in the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday was Olympic canoeist and former Dusi Canoe Marathon champion, Mark Perrow. He was 54. Apart from winning the Dusi, Perrow… Continue reading Tributes pour in for former Olympic canoeist killed in KZN plane crash

Man arrested after KZN woman is suffocated, burnt while daughter looks

A man has been taken into custody for the murder of a KwaZulu-Natal woman who was suffocated with clothing and burnt as her daughter looked on. On Saturday night, 40-year-old Delisile Ngongoma was alleged accosted by two people who entered her house in Jolivet. According to provincial police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala, Highflats detectives embarked… Continue reading Man arrested after KZN woman is suffocated, burnt while daughter looks

KZN man in court after beating puppy and cat to death

Durban – A South Coast man appeared before the Izingolweni Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday charges of animal cruelty. Mthobisi Mkhanya, 22, who was arrested last week, was denied bail. He is alleged to have beaten a puppy and a cat to death before throwing them down a long drop (toilet). Werner Taljaard, an inspector with… Continue reading KZN man in court after beating puppy and cat to death