General News » News » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal »

Eleven People Killed in Taxi-violence-linked Shooting in Colenso, KZN

KZN – Eleven people were killed on the R74 in Colenso on Saturday night in a shooting that has been linked to taxi violence. It is reported that the victims, who are said to be affiliated to the Ivory Park and Kempton Park taxi associations, were returning to Johannesburg from the funeral of one of their members at Ematimatolo when the shooting occurred. A group of unidentified gunmen is said to have emerged from the bushes, jumped into the middle of the road and opened... Read more »
by Staff Writer | Published 5 hours ago

By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Taxi Strike in Durban Leaves Commuters Stranded

Business ground to a stand still on Tuesday in the Durban Central Business District after hundreds of taxi drivers and owners went on strike demanding the return of more than three hundred taxis that had been i... Read more »
By Mvusi Ngubane On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

‘Smart Town’ Investor withdraws from Project

Plans to build a new R1-billion town near President Jacob Zuma’s hometown, Nkandla, have now been jeapordised by the recent withdrawal of a vital investor which claims that Nkandla is a location far ̶... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Woman Raped, Stabbed and Strangled in Front of Sister

South Africans are preparing for the Women’s Day holiday on Friday but it will not be a day of celebration for the family of Janetta Lorraine van der Walt. The 60 year-old woman was raped and murdered in a ho... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Durban Flying Squad Arrests Eleven Suspects

Eleven wanted suspects were arrested by the Durban Flying Squad for various crimes this week during an intelligence-led operation aimed at cleaning up areas such as KwaMashu, Umlazi and Cato Manor, the SAPS rep... Read more »
By Christopher Tifflin On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Gasa Murderer Confesses in Court

At Durban Magistrate Court on Tuesday, Mbulelo Ntlauzana confessed to the murder of Durban businessman Nhlanhla Gasa. He was sentenced to 30 years imprisonment, 20 for murder and 10 for theft. It has been a mon... Read more »
By Zodwa Mayisela On Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Zakes Bantwini Graduates

The famous Zanele Madida also known as Zakes Bantwini to many South African fans. Is taking his craft very seriously by getting a Diploma in Music Performance from UKZN. Madida believes education is a vital key... Read more »
By Guest Author On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Sosha beat up a girl until she was in a coma

Durban kwaito artist Sosha, whose real name is Sbonelo Benjamin Ngcobo, allegedly beat up a girl until she was in a coma during the weekend. Although the story was not broadly published on mainstream media, it ... Read more »
By Bongeka On Saturday, March 30th, 2013

67-year Old Granny Stabbed to Death

A 67-year-old granny from Msiyane in Jozini was found dead in her house last week, with a large stab wound through the chest, into her heart. Due to the currently rampant rapes of the elderly, it is suspected t... Read more »
By Thandi On Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Patient Found Dead in Hospital Swimming Pool

A patient who went missing at St. Mary’s Hospital in Marianhill last Sunday was found dead in the hospital’s swimming pool on Tuesday, Isolezwe reported. Mr Alfred Mphehleni Ngcobo (60) went to hosp... Read more »