Loadshedding suspended, but further power outages are a possibility

"Eskom states loadshedding is officially suspended as of 14 October 2021. However, there is still a risk…

Durban initiative to reduce the rate of new HIV infections

"eThekwini has become the first city in the province to launch the HIV/AIDS, TB and STI…

Amajuba Municipality’s Disaster Unit begins clean-up in Osizweni

"According to an announcement, the Amajuba District Municipality's Disaster Management Unit is committed to preventing future…

Drugs in Newcastle. Central Drug Authority inspects local rehab centres

"The Central Drug Authority (CDA) is inspecting treatment facilities across South Africa's nine provinces."

1 November designated as a national holiday

"The date is the day of the Local Government Elections, in which eligible voters will elect…

8 adults and 1 baby die in N3 bus crash, near Tugela River

"On 12 October 2021, a bus crashed off the roadway on the N3, near the Tugela…

Municipal Structures Amendment Act to take effect in local government

"According to President Cyril Ramaphosa, the Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Act will take effect on November 1,…

Empangeni max prison raid reveals security failures and deviant conduct

"A raid at Empangeni's Qalakabusha Maximum Correctional Centre revealed a distressing picture of rampant contraband smuggling."

62-year-old rape victim shares feelings, following rapist’s sentencing

"The 34-year-old culprit was recently condemned to life in prison by the Madadeni Regional Court for…

Community boots staff out of Umkhanyakude District Offices

"(CoGTA) MEC Sipho Hlomuka dispatched senior officials to the municipality, after residents barricaded it for three…

Post Office explains why Hutten Heights, Newcastle post boxes are closed

"The Hutten Heights Post Boxes at the shopping complex on Gemsbok Street are currently closed, seeing…

Wanted: Police search for two men, following local teenager’s death

"Newcastle SAPS explains that the teenager’s lifeless body was found on 17 September 2021 at approximately 3 pm."

Dirty laundry aired as Newcastle’s Amcor Dam draws national attention

"On 3 October 2021, the government entity issued a press statement plus videos to respective media…

Possible loadshedding; Eskom says watch your usage

"Eskom requests the public to reduce the usage and continue using electricity sparingly. This is to…

Step by Step on how to get your digital vaccination certificate

"The South African COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate portal is virtually live. Some people have already obtained their…

Have you seen 4-year-old Asimdumise Phungwayo?

"KZN police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala explains that the Bergville police need help to locate little…

Northern KZN duo acknowledged for their efforts during social unrest

"KZN Police duo, Major General Phumelele Makoba and Brigadier Francis Bantham, were both recognised by the…

SA Justice Department gets hacked, here’s the result

"According to Doctor Mashabane, the ransomware attack left all the department's information systems encrypted and unavailable."

No less than R150 billion for KZN Gov’s water and borehole program

"The Premier launched a water master plan and borehole intervention programme to alleviate water shortages in…

Eskom is the world’s most polluting company, says CREA

"CREA states that Eskom’s emissions surpass the total power sector emissions of any country in the…

Massive manhunt after multiple police attacked in KZN and GP

"Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal police have mobilised the 72-hour Activation Plan as several police officers were attacked…

Madadeni woman found living with dead mother’s body for seven months

"On 22 September 2021, Madadeni SAPS discovered a woman living with her dead mother’s body for…

eMadlangeni (Utrecht) Municipality responds to social media allegations

"Due to the seriousness of the information being shared on WhatsApp, the eMadlandgeni Municipality is setting…

Glencoe farmer’s case develops with video coming to light

"Tensions are running high as a 68-year-old Glencoe, KwaZulu-Natal farmer, faces murder charges for the shooting of…

Paramedics shot while saving lives, peers give comment

"On Sunday night, 3 September 2021, two paramedics were shot in the Mabhanoyini area near Estcourt while…

IEC’s update on upcoming Local Government Elections 2021

"In light of the upcoming Local Government Elections, the IEC Chairperson, Glen Mashinini, recently stated that…

Your Anti-Vaxxer videos will be removed, says YouTube

"Due to Anti-Vaxxers continually promoting non-scientific and nonsense content, Google's sister product, YouTube, has said no…

Post Office launching a mobile app for car license renewals

"The SA Post Office states it's in the final stages of developing a mobile app for…

Glencoe farmer allegedly shoots 17-year-old boy

"The Glencoe SAPS are investigating the murder of a teenage boy whom a farmer allegedly shot…

Missing person: Have you seen Tsepo Themba Gaoboihe?

"Ingogo Police are appealing to the community in assisting them to locate 34-year-old Tsepo Themba Gaoboihe."

Wanted: Police hunt for two suspected rapists, have you seen them?

"The first suspect, aged between 30 and 35, is dark in complexion and is wanted in…

DA Provincial leader, Francois Rodgers, speaks politics in Newcastle, KZN

"The Democratic Alliance (DA) reached out to communities, with KZN provincial leader Francois Rodgers embarking on…

Taxi violence sprouts up outside Ladysmith and in Newcastle

"The Provincial Taxi Task Team is investigating the murder of a taxi owner gunned down in…

SAPS now to keep blue lights on to help prevent crime

"With the country holding world-leader status in various crimes, the SAPS launched a concept to heighten…

Low numbers see Amajuba District launch “Vuma” vaccine initiative

"A total of 21% of South Africa's adult population is now fully vaccinated. However, the Amajuba…

Basic Education Employment Initiative, what you need to know

"The Department of Basic Education announced that the recruitment for Phase II of the Basic Education…

Britain must explain strange ban on South African travel

"The United States of America and Mauritius have opened their borders for South Africans. However, the…

Worries as racially motivated land policy approved in Durban

"eThekwini's Proactive Land Release Strategy approved. This strategy aims to fast-track the sale of "surplus land"…

“If you don’t vote, your vote will go to the ANC; it’s that simple,” Faizel Cassim

Faizel Cassim, explains that people believe they are obligated to vote for the ANC as it…

Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong brings 21st-century medical care to SA

"Significant developments are heading to SA, with President Cyril Ramaphosa hailing a new COVID-19 and cancer…

Here’s a look at this week’s dam level status in KZN

"Keeping you up to date with the province's water supply. We look at how the various…

Full insight on Eskom’s Majuba Rail and its ridiculous journey

"Eskom yet again finds itself in the proverbial hot seat, due to challenges concerning the Majuba…

ArcelorMittal responds to upcoming metalworkers national strike

"The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will be embarking on a national strike on…

Two collisions leave three dead and six injured

"Sadly, three people died on the R61 at the Ramsgate off-ramp on the South Coast on…

Here is the sentencing for recently convicted Estcourt cop killer

"A KZN man will now be spending his life behind bars for the murder of an…

Two suburban Newcastle women endure violent home invasion

"On 21 February 2019, a Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal woman and her mother endured what most fear; a violent…

Update on how to register and receive the COVID-19 vaccine 2021

"With people lining up to safeguard themselves and those around them, many are hesitant as they…

Decomposed body found in a storage room on Ayliff Street, Newcastle

"Newcastle SAPS are searching for the family of a deceased man whose decomposing body was found…

Newcastle property owners building beyond their legal limits

"Regardless of legalities and approved plans, there are times when property owners build beyond their legal…

New rules at Paradise Sports Grounds generates interesting feedback

"Groups now require a Newcastle Municipality's Protection Services permit to gain entrance due to recent changes."