Megan Morgenrood, a Newcastle local, brings gold back to the city

"Newcastle KZN's Megan Morgenrood recently participated in the Talent Africa Nationals 2021, observing her bring back five…

Newcastle born and raised, Beauty Ngobese to race in Absa Cape Epic

"Women-led duo Beauty Ngobese and Remofilwe Moeketsi, have prepared intensely to conquer this demanding mountain bike…

Newcastillian’s editor dives with Newcastle K9 Search and Rescue Unit

"The Newcastle K9 Search and Rescue Unit regularly dives into unknown waters, putting their lives in…

Mediclinic Newcastle celebrates 1000th vaccine with Roxanne Singh

"Mediclinic Newcastle has achieved a noteworthy milestone in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the…

Dr Cooper, Dr van Niekerk and Dr Dhanjee-things you didn’t know about studying medicine

"Adorning a white coat and signing your name with those two letters, Dr—takes more than commitment,…

Newcastle bids farewell to Cas Prinsloo, a leader in education

"Holding an array of accolades and achievements within the education sector, Cas Prinsloo, a proud Newcastle…

Mediclinic Newcastle’s neurosurgeon, Dr Buthelezi, on his journey and aspirations

"In March 2021, Mediclinic Newcastle transformed the local medical sector after welcoming neurosurgeon, Dr Thamsanqa Buthelezi…

Meet KwaDukuza Municipality’s “Iron Lady”- Mayor Dolly Govender

"Rated as one of the best performing municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal by Ratings Afrika, KwaDukuza Municipality clearly…

The PEOPLE feature: Ballito’s Sables Creatures and Freedom Communities

"Ballito-based Sables Creatures, a pro-life animal rescue organisation founded in June 2012 by Seema Duwrakah, has…

Newcastle’s Faith Sithole from suicide attempts to inspired award-nominated author

"Newcastle born Faith Sithole is making a name for herself in the literary world as she…

Dr Burnie Burnard discusses his road to recovery following vicious dog attack

"On 15 December 2020, a beloved Northern KwaZulu-Natal Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Dr Burnie Burnard, was savagely…

The PEOPLE Feature: Drakensberg Primary School’s Principal, Pieter Hanekom

"The purpose of the feature is to showcase various personalities who play a significant role in…

Report on Utrecht Farmer, Walter Lawrence Nelson’s death, and two friends share stories

"On Tuesday, 8 June 2021, Walter Lawrence Nelson, a well-known figure within the Newcastle and Utrecht…

Getting to know Newcastle’s Acting Municipal Manager, Vish Govender

"In order to connect and familiarise Newcastillians with various Municipal heads from around KwaZulu-Natal, the Newcastillian…

Newcastle’s Demi-Lee van Zyl to participate in international MMA championships in Kazakhstan

"The 19-year-old champion hailing from Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, Demi-Lee van Zyl—is fast climbing the Mixed Martial Arts…

Newcastle’s Arthur Reineke, SA’s oldest kidney transplant patient, has stage 4 cancer

"Extremely thankful for everything the community has done and the effort and kindness exhibited by Dave's…

Newcastle traffic officer airlifted to Johannesburg following collision—Mayor comments

"According to the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) sources, the incident occurred at approximately 5.20 pm, when…

VIDEO: Newcastle K9 Search and Rescue Unit sent our editor “over the edge”

"Joining a paramedic and a security official from Magenta, as well as two local traffic officers,…

Remembering Newcastle’s beloved Herkie Oosthuizen

"Paying tribute to a renowned Newcastillian, who by all accounts was respected, loved, and a full…

Newcastle Missing Person: Have you seen Ai Liu?

"According to the police, Ai Liu was last seen in the Industrial area on 30 April…

Top 10 images that will stay with you after seeing them

"Caught up in our daily lives, we tend to believe the so-called insurmountable challenges we face…

“Being held hostage for 6 hours” – The lives of two paramedics

"When digging a bit deeper in their pasts, over the years, in the quest to save…

Disabled beggar or cunning thief? The plot thickens

"The comments sections on the site and our various social pages piled up with people stating…

Heartbreaking story of wheelchair-bound homeless man in Newcastle

"Sitting in his wheelchair at the intersection of Kirkland and Voortrekker Street, Thokozani Siphiwe Sithole is…

Family and nation bids farewell to the beloved Dr Frank Mdlalose

"On Sunday, 4 April 2021, KwaZulu-Natal's first Premier, Dr Frank Mdlalose, sadly passed away. The former…

Gwyneth Root pays tribute to the late Graham Gibson

"While police investigations into the murder are underway, Gwyneth Root reflects on his life explaining she…

Wiselink’s Werner de Beer loses over 80kgs and no longer diabetic—this is his story

"Werner has literally become half the man he once was, losing over 80kgs in his quest…

Newcastle’s swimming star, Paula van Zyl, prepares to dive into the Para-Olympic trials

"Training six days a week, Paula’s passion for swimming is unmatched, seeing the high school learner…

Dr van Niekerk discusses SA medical sector and gives guidance on medical cover

"Dr Francois van Niekerk, a Family Physician based in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, discusses the differences and challenges…

Why is sentencing inconsistent in SA? Attorney Andre Groenewald explains

"How does the judiciary system work in South Africa when sentencing a person found guilty of…

How to get a job in Newcastle—four local business leaders educate candidates

"The Newcastillian – Online News approached four affluent business leaders across several industries in order to…

Family ensures 8-year-old Muhammed Cassim’s legacy lives on

"As his parents and siblings now deal with their catastrophic loss, Muhammed has left a proud…

Dr Burnard on the path to recovery, as he thanks community for immense support

"Showing immense determination and on the road to recovery, Dr Burnard affirms he has been overwhelmed…

Getting to know the CFO of the Newcastle Municipality Sishosonke Nkosi

"The Newcastillian - Online News chats with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Sishosonke Nkosi, to further…

Newcastillian – Online News pays tribute to the Communications Departments who keep you informed

"These people play an intimate role in communication between said entities and the media—and for the…

Dr Burnard viciously attacked by dog in Arbor Park

"The Newcastle community’s thoughts and prayers are with Dr Burnie Burnard, a beloved obstetrician and gynaecologist…

Dr Herbst bids Newcastle farewell

"As a long-standing and highly respected member of the Newcastle medical sector and town's community, Dr…

Rumours surrounding alcohol ban discussed with two affluent business owners

"With the number of COVID-19 cases increasing, the thought on many people's minds is, "will there…

Newcastle’s Ria Ramdas, the 15-year-old UN delegate in the making

"It is in this celebrated event whereby Ria found herself flourishing. But how does a Grade…

Mediclinic Newcastle responds to rumours regarding Dr Josh Matambo

"In a media statement issued by the private hospital, Mediclinic Newcastle stated it "is aware of…

Meet the First Ladies of Education in Newcastle, Bianca Moses and Elizabeth Hanekom

"The head of a school carries everyone's problems, assists so many in obtaining their goals and…

Mink eyelashes, the shameful beauty accessory, comes at a terrible cost

The cosmetic sector is a multi-billion-dollar industry, with men and women pursuing the latest trends in…

#MoveOneMillion: Newcastillians say no to bail, as murder accused prepares for trial

An air of determination prevailed this morning, 28 September 2020, as a group of Newcastillians gathered outside…

Newcastle’s Melanin makes Idols SA top 16

As the reality TV series, Idols SA progresses through its 16th season. It appears, a robust…

Newcastle Chinese community speaks out about prejudice and racial treatment during pandemic

With global economies coming to a grinding halt, exposing people to immense financial insecurities during the…

#moveonemillion: Newcastillian’s united this past weekend in a glorious display of unity

This past Saturday, 5 September 2020, the ground shook in Newcastle, KZN, seeing an ocean of…

#moveonemillion: Newcastle, this Saturday the masses move against farm attacks! Will you join?

Many would have noted over the past few days, a WhatsApp message circulating, regarding a call…

Normandien farm attack leaves two dead, when will the violence against farmers end?

"Yet, another farm attack has seen two beloved Newcastillians being killed in Normandien on Saturday night,…

The great understanding from Newcastle’s Peter Evans, Addy van der Walt and Tanya van der Merwe

Extraordinary calamity and chaos pertaining to COVID-19 and the devastating ripple effect it brought upon global…

Newcastle’s Jodine Schoombee prepares to take on the silver screen

The global pandemic has all but halted the development and projects within the entertainment industry here in…