Cyril Xaba Appointed as Mayor of eThekwini Municipality

Former KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development Cyril Xaba (57) has been appointed as the new Mayor of the eThekwini Municipality, replacing Mxolisi Kaunda who was ousted from the position in June. Xaba’s appointment and swearing-in to office took place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban on Wednesday. According to his Wikipedia profile, Xaba, holds a B. Proc and a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of KwaZulu-Nata... Read more »
by Staff Writer | Published 1 week ago

By Staff Writer On Wednesday, May 8th, 2024

Zanele Mbokazi Diagnosed With Lung Cancer

Ukhozi FM presenter and Crown Gospel Music Awards (CGMA) Founder Zanele Mbokazi (52) has been diagnosed with lung cancer. This shocking announcement was made by her husband Bishop Mpendulo Nkambule on Ukhozi FM... Read more »
By Jesica Slabbert On Thursday, April 18th, 2024

Family retailer backs fight against sexual violence in rural EC

The opening of Cradock’s first Thuthuzela Care Centre for victims of gender-based violence marks a significant milestone in the fight against the scourge in rural Eastern Cape. Its launch on March 8 fittingly... Read more »
By Jesica Slabbert On Wednesday, April 17th, 2024

Durban Man Who ‘Attempted to Kill Wife By Strangulation’ Arrested by RUSA in Coffee Bay

A Durban man who allegedly robbed, kidnapped and attempted to kill his wife by strangulation has been arrested by private security company Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) in Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape, together... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, April 5th, 2024

List of Permanently Closed Post Office Branches

The South African Post Office, as part of its business rescue plan, is closing a significant number of its branches. To date, of the 485 branches that the state-owned enterprise has included under its ‘pe... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, April 5th, 2024

List of Inactive and Temporarily Closed Post Office Branches

As of 05 April 2024, a total of 308 branches of the South African Post Office were marked as either inactive (230) or temporarily closed (78), with the expected date of re-opening unknown for all of them. The f... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, April 5th, 2024

List of Active Post Office Branches

The South African Post Office, which is currently undergoing business rescue, is left with 645 active branches following the closure of hundreds of its branches countrywide as part of its restructuring process.... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, March 28th, 2024

Gcaba Brothers Member Linked to AKA and Tibz Murder Suspect

Durban businessman Mfundo Gcaba, a member of the well-known Gcaba Brothers, is alleged to have paid a huge sum of money to one of the suspects in the murder of rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes and his fr... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, December 27th, 2023

Mbongeni Ngema Dies in Car Accident

Legendary playwright, actor and singer-songwriter Mbongeni Ngema has died after being involved in a car accident. This is according to a statement that was released by his family on Wednesday, 27 December 2023.... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, December 12th, 2023

Zahara Dies at 36 Following Illness

Award-winning singer-songwriter Bulelwa Mkutukana, popularly known as Zahara, has passed away at the age of 36, three weeks after being admitted to hospital in Johannesburg for a yet to be disclosed medical con... Read more »