ArcelorMittal Newcastle’s massive Blast Furnace repair work comes to an end

The relining of the ArcelorMittal South Africa(AMSA) Newcastle Works blast furnace is now drawing to a close.

Australian paedophile fights to remain in South Africa

An Australian sex offender is fighting not to be extradited back to Australia for prosecution. This, after being caught again

Community of KZN Benefits from Builders’ New Store in Rossburgh

Builders is growing, and on the 30th June 2022 they officially opened doors to their new…

OPINION: Welcome to South Africa in 2022 international guests

Welcome to South Africa in 2022, we hope you enjoy your stay. Providing you with an…

Chelmsford Dam: Local farmers point out no repair work done despite claims

Local farmers have claimed that the DWS has done nothing to address the problem at Ntshingwayo…

Unqualified Grade R teachers boom in KZN

This follows rather disturbing findings from two written parliamentary replies, from the KZN Education MEC, Kwazi Mshengu

New fuel Bill will save R9 per litre, but will ANC approve it?

This follows Parliament Gazetting the formal notice of intention for the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Fuel Price Deregulation Bill.

Fuel prices to spike by at “least R2.30” across the board on Wednesday

Motorists are warned, that DMRE has officially announced a price hike of at least R2.30 for…

Mediclinic Newcastle on Newcastle’s mental health

Newcastle-based Dr Londeka Mnikathi chats with us about Mental Health Awareness month.  A topic often pushed to one side…

Fuel prices set to spike again in July if gov doesn’t play ball

Further petrol price increases are expected in July 2022 and are set to see South Africans adjusting…

Warning: Risk of higher stages of loadshedding, due to protest action

On Friday, 24 June 2022, the electricity provider pointed out that over the past 24 hours,…

Couple who stole from the KZN Blind and Deaf Society tells how

Couple, Ruvanya Ramiah and Ayush Rambally, have pleaded guilty to fraud and theft in the Durban Specialised…

Osizweni Youth-based Gangs turn streets into a “war zone”, again

All but disappearing after quite some time, youth-based gangs in Osizweni are back on the street,…

Alleviate poverty through access to information

With a proper communications infrastructure, like fibre, we could be able to finally address South Africa's…

KZN Teacher’s assistant feels overworked and pressured, has principal murdered

Sibonelo Prince Sikhakhane, a former teacher’s assistant, prepares to face 25 years imprisonment for his role…

Curro Mount Richmore starts new legacy under the name Curro Salt Rock

As an established independent school providing high-quality education, Curro Mount Richmore now prepares to welcome its official name change.

National Shutdown threats this Friday, law enforcement preparing

This follows posts currently circulating on social media, calling for a shutdown across the country—urging that…

Beloved optometrist, Liana Engelbrecht, reaches out to the Newcastle community to save her life

After contracting Lyme’s Disease as a child, beloved Newcastle optometrist, Liana Engelbrecht, now years on, is in a poor state of health…

Intensifying strikes and a mix of violence—ArcelorMittal and NUMSA update

This comes after the Labour Court dismissed AMSA’s interdict application to bring strike action to a…

55% of Newcastle SAPS Public Order Policing Unit’s vehicles are in for repairs

The station was asked how they were working around the issue of most of its POP…

ArcelorMittal on Newcastle’s blast furnace reline and its local benefits

AMSA is committed to investing in its assets. This included long-lead items for the Newcastle Works’…

4 years later, trio goes to trial for murdering and kidnapping Saunders couple

The trial of Sayefundeen Aslam Del Vecchio, Bibi Fatima Patel and Mussa Ahmed Jackson has been…

International Nurses Day: Mediclinic Newcastle honours its nurses

As perfectly stated by Mediclinic Newcastle's Nursing Manager, Dr Yvonne Combrinck, nurses show up when most others don't.

Loadshedding tonight and to be expected throughout the winter season

Newcastillians are in store for another dark night, with Eskom again implementing Stage 2 Loadshedding from 5…

Project to repair the Memel Road resumes with 25 tons of tar allocated

While the project started seeing vast improvements done to the road, work came to a halt…

132-hectare Ingogo farm seized after being used as large drug lab

However, according to a recent report from the NPA, a rather large drug lab was being…

Evotel’s Bradley Bekker discusses fibre: The new utility

There is no dispute that the need for fibre infrastructure is becoming a necessity for all…

Mediclinic Newcastle welcomes ENT Specialist Dr Samu Sibeko to the team

Further propelling their pledge in ensuring you receive Expertise You Can Trust, Mediclinic Newcastle proudly welcomes locally born…

Free Fibre for Fifty, Evotel going the extra mile to connect 50 schools for free

The Fibre Network Operator (FNO), Evotel, has connected and activated 50 schools across the country as part…

From Durban to Utrecht, here is your update on the flood damage

A staggering 443 people lost their lives in the province, and approximately 48 people are missing…

ArcelorMittal Newcastle clears allegations around outsourcing claims

ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) Newcastle Works branch has contributed significantly to the various communities for decades. 

Dundee Police’s FCS Unit tracks down teen who staged her own kidnapping

A 17-year-old girl faces serious legal repercussions after the Dundee FCS Unit found that she had staged her…

Three of the latest con artist cases in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

Newcastle Police Detectives find themselves contending against scam "so-called" artists preying on unsuspecting Newcastillians.

Mediclinic Newcastle welcomes Urologist Dr Thulani Nkosi to the team

A prized new addition to the private hospital's already stellar line-up, Mediclinic Newcastle welcomes Urologist Dr Thulani Nicholus…

Operation Dudula member in court for voice note and KZN protest loom

This follows a member of Operation Dudula appearing in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, 6 April…

Whistleblower comes forward about corrupt senior officials in Newcastle Municipality

This comes after the government entity was green-lighted to conduct a forensic investigation into specific municipal…

St Dom’s Dia Singh takes 2nd at international science expo in Dubai

The young scientific wiz impressed the judges by addressing the highly complex global plastic pollution issue…

Could loadshedding be a thing of the past?

This follows the Deputy President responding to oral questions at a sitting of the National Assembly in Cape…

Diesel increasing by around R3 and Petrol R2. Gov rushes to find relief

Adding to the average Newcastillian’s woes, motorists can expect another substantial fuel price increase as of…

The harsh reality of alcohol abuse in Newcastle

Northern KwaZulu-Natal and, more specifically, Newcastle is known for its big braais and stiff drinks.

Ex-councillors receive over R230 million in gratuity, according to Dlamini-Zuma

Following the November 2021 municipal elections, numerous ward councillors stepped down from their respective positions.

The AA, Magenta and Ithemba update us on police vs private security

South Africans remain concerned about their safety with 78% of citizens adding more security features to…

Lightning strike kills older woman and two children at once

MEC Hlomuka added that the rough weather conditions experienced through parts of the province on 23 March…

Death threats and attacks on the up, regarding local Councillors

The matter has reached the level where the Democratic Alliance's Imran Keeka explains that KZN is becoming a…

Listing of Public holidays in South Africa for 2022

South Africa holds 12 public holidays as per the Public Holidays Act No 36 of 1994. Here's your…

To save you the speech: Summary of new lockdown rules

On Tuesday night, 22 March 2022, Ramaphosa announced that lockdown restrictions would be eased even further.

ArcelorMittal SA temporarily closes one of its blasts furnaces

This follows ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) having to close one of its furnaces for three weeks due to…

Dr Khan opens up on Newcastle’s medical world and health challenges

Driven by necessity and upheld by dedicated practitioners, we chat with Specialist Physician Dr Mohamed Ali Khan.

AfriForum to argue why charges against Glencoe farmer should be dropped

Following Simpson's arrest, the civil-rights organisation AfriForum took it upon itself to defend the elderly farmer.

Beautiful memorial constructed for Netcare 911 helicopter crash victims

On 21 January 2021, a Netcare 911 helicopter crashed near Winterton, resulting in the death of the pilot'…