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Locals appear to be contributing to continuing power outages

Following reports, certain residents from Osizweni and Madadeni appear to be contributing to continuing power outages.

Utrecht on temporary electrical supply, after thieves steal essential cables

Utrecht is currently running on a temporary supply of electricity, with the town set to face major…

Grab your jackets, rain and thunderstorms expected across KZN on Thursday

According to the weather service, cloudy and cool weather can be expected with isolated showers and…

Sunday braai turns into fiery chaos for a homeowner in Pioneer Park

Showcasing just how fast a good time can turn into disarray, on Sunday evening, 19 June 2022, a fire erupted at…

Bed and Breakfast establishment on Drakensberg Drive goes up in flames

A fire erupted at a local bed and breakfast situated on Drakensberg Drive, Newcastle on Monday…

Local hospital searches for deceased patients’ families and friends, can you help?

The Madadeni Regional Hospital is urgently seeking assistance from the community, following the deaths of two of its…

Former Newcastle Mayor, Dr Mahlaba to contend for provincial leadership

Former Newcastle Mayor, Dr Ntuthuko Mahlaba will be contending for the ANC KZN Regional Chairperson position.

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.

Latest KZN dam levels now at the start of June

As the winter season sets in, KZN dam levels have remained steady for two consecutive weeks,…

Man drops dead on Kirkland Street, Newcastle

People travelling along Kirkland Street on Monday afternoon, 9 May 2022, were exposed to a deceased man…

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…

Newcastle to Mooi River, Disaster Management teams are on high alert

This decision follows a Level 2 warning for disruptive rain issued by the South African Weather Service…

Wet weather, flooding and light snow expected throughout the weekend

As rainy and cold conditions set in today, 8 April 2022, a cold and wet weekend over the…

KZN Police, their real issues and what is currently holding them back

Such is the crime situation that, according to World Population Review, SA ranks third out of the…

This week’s update on KwaZulu-Natal’s dam levels

As KZN's rainy season slowly draws to an end, the Dept claims that KZN's primary water supply system…

This week’s KwaZulu-Natal Dam level update

According to the Department of Water and Sanitation, the dam levels have dropped from 88.1% last…

Ladysmith sees further flooding following recent rainfalls

Ladysmith motorists have been cautioned to avoid certain roads, including Lyell, Forbes, Alexandra and Queen Street.

Father gives son cellphone to play with, while he rapes 10-year-old daughter

A 32-year-old faces life imprisonment for the rape of his 10-year-old daughter after the Verulam Regional…

“50 Newcastle factories have already left”, but that’s not where it ends

Silently brewing on the outskirts of Newcastle, Northern KwaZulu-Natal sits a ticking time bomb in the…

FoodForward SA feeds 2,600 hungry people in Vryheid

According to FoodForward SA, while South Africa is food secure at the national level, the country is…

Pionier High clinches win over Ferrum High at SPAR KZN Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge

The first of ten regional competitions for the SPAR KZN Schoolgirls' Hockey Challenge officially kicked off in Newcastle.

Dundee High School teacher remains behind bars as court proceedings continue

For his bail application, the accused teacher was meant to appear before the Dundee Magistrate's Court on…

68-year-old Glencoe farmer granted R10 000 bail by PMB High Court

On Tuesday morning, the Pietermaritzburg High Court officially overturned the previous decision in denying the farmer…

Watch: Osizweni SAPS Sergeant found drunk

An officer from the Osizweni SAPS station finds himself under the spotlight, following a video that…

CEO of Sumitomo Rubber (Dunlop) responds to Ladysmith factory fire

On Monday, 7 January 2022, a billowing black cloud of smoke filled the Ladysmith skyline following a…

KwaDukuza Municipality reopens the following beaches

Following a precautionary closure last Thursday, 3 February 2022, the KwaDukuza Municipality reopened its beaches on Monday, 7 January 2022.

Call for aid after Utrecht hammered by the storm

torrential downpours have caused significant damage across the province. The eMadlangeni Municipality (Utrecht) community is one…

Political violence reaches crisis point in KZN

Political violence has hit a crisis point in KZN, according to the Chairperson of the Select…

Department releases matric pass rate. How did local schools fare?

Despite the Class of 2021's challenges, the overall pass rate for the National Senior Certificate (NSC)…

Ladysmith floods “could have been avoided” as clean up gets underway

"The floodwaters have receded significantly in Ladysmith, leaving the community to clean up the aftermath."

Ladysmith Mayor questioned over state of dam’s sluice gates, following floods

After extensive damage, the Alfred Duma Municipality has been questioned about the operation of the Ladysmith's…

Ladysmith residents evacuated, as flooding worsens

"Residents are being evacuated to safer locations, such as community halls, by disaster management teams."

This week’s updated KwaZulu-Natal dam levels

"We wish to continue reminding South Africans that, although we have had heavy rains, it is…

Ladysmith flooded and more rain expected. Here is the weather update

"Torrential rains have flooded Ladysmith's roads. Motorists are advised to avoid Queen Street and Lyell Street…

Political terminations hit Utrecht Municipality as Acting MM forced to resign

"This follows the Utrecht Municipality terminating their long-serving Acting Municipal Manager, Stanley de Klerk, for no apparent reason."

Bad weather heading to NKZN has already affected over 1692 homes

"The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a Level 2 alert to Northern KwaZulu-Natal with storms set…

Health MEC gets real with people as KZN surpasses GP in cases

"In KZN, increasing numbers are a cause for concern now that KZN has surpassed Gauteng, the…

SAPS stop terrorist attack on KZN in Mooi River

"The SAPS have recovered commercial explosives in an abandoned house in Mooi River, KwaZulu-Natal."

Endangered KZN Vulture nesting sites decline by 60%

"The Lappet-Faced Vulture, listed as endangered on the IUCN red list, is currently experiencing a dramatic population…

Join the founders in celebrating Mediclinic Newcastle’s 25th birthday

"Celebrating a momentous milestone, Mediclinic Newcastle turns 25 years old today, 13 December 2021. We speak to a few…

From 2022 census to state of police—what KZN residents need to know

"The KZN Provincial Executive Council, convened its final meeting for the year, making several decisions affecting the province's…

ArcelorMittal SA address social media claims concerning employment

"Allegations made via social media see ArcelorMittal South Africa (Newcastle Works) denying that the company does not employ…

R175 000 spent on KZN Police Commissioner’s hotel during looting

"While people suffered through looting, chaos and calamity, senior officials spent hundreds of thousands of Rands…

KZN enters 4th wave, thanks to low vaccination rate

"From 26 Nov 2021, KZN began receiving more than 100 new cases each day, with the average…

Stormy weather to hit parts of KZN tonight

"A large storm brews in KwaZulu-Natal, prompting Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs to issue a weather warning…

This week’s KwaZulu-Natal dam level update

"KZNs Dept of Water and Sanitation released the Status Report on Reservoirs, showing that the province's dam levels…

Going to high school, kids tell us their thoughts

"As the school year draws to a close, learners are preparing for the next stage of…

The latest update on KwaZulu-Natal’s dam levels

"We examine the province's current dam levels based on the most recent available data from the Department…

Aviary Hill teen missing, sister calls for Newcastle’s help

"Simphiwe Mbali Nyawo is surrounded by uncertainty. This comes after her 17-year-old sister, Xoliswa Mtshali, went…