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…

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…

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…

Famous Laing’s Nek Monument in Northern KZN, now in ruins

"The Laing's Nek Monument in Northern KZN lays ruins following a lack of maintenance and care…

Two-year-old Tyler Moore needs your help today

"As little Tyler Moore closes in on his third birthday, he has endured hardships many children…

Meet the Newcastle Sakekamer’s new Management Team

"On 20 August 2021, the Newcastle Sakekamer hosted its AGM where the new financial year's management…

Rain wreaks havoc in KZN, damaging various homes

"Disaster management teams are on high alert as heavy rainfall battered away parts of KwaZulu-Natal on…

Newcastle’s Amcor Dam’s waterfall overflows with “magical foam”

"Making their way to the industrial area in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, motorists were greeted with an unusual…

Chaos as 74 churchgoers injured in a bus accident

"On Sunday morning, 5 September 2021, emergency personnel were met with pandemonium after a bus transporting over…

Warning: These areas in KZN could see flooding and mudslides

"The South African Weather Services (SAWS) issued a warning to KwaZulu-Natal residents today, Monday, 6 September 2021, cautioning…

11 dead, following multiple vehicle pile-up on R612

"Tragically, eleven people lost their lives on Thursday morning, 2 September 2021, after a horrific collision on…

ANC braces for potential loss of several KZN municipalities

"Already dealing with a host of challenges, the ANC now stands to lose power in several…

Risk of disruptive snowfall in the Harry Gwala, uMgungundlovu and uThukela districts

"According to the weather warning, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Greater Kokstad, Inkosi Langalibalele, Mooi-Mpofana, and uMngeni could experience…

Warning: These areas are affected by toxic resin smoke in Durban

"Emer-G-Med paramedics, together with additional emergency services, responded to the scene of a factory fire in…

What’s going on? Newcastle businesses discuss the local economy

"Taking a walk around Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, our editor chatted with various SMMEs, asking them how they…

8 people injured in head-on near Utrecht

"On Saturday afternoon, 21 August 2021, eight people travelling on the R34, a mere 10km from Utrecht,…

Investigations following man’s sudden death on Kirkland Street, Newcastle KZN

"Early this Monday morning, 23 August 2021, while walking down Kirkland Street in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, according to…

N3 highway upgrades result in shorter travel times between Durban and Gauteng

"The South African National Roads Agency and the Department of Transport have begun implementing the N3…

COSAFA signs three-year partnership with KZN Gov

"The Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) officially signed a three-year partnership with the KwaZulu-Natal…

Are Newcastle’s charitable organisations dying?

"The rapidly changing landscape of South Africa's economy, mindset and stability over the past 18 months,…

COVID-19: Concerns over Amajuba District death rate. “Schools responsible for cluster cases”

"However, what is truly concerning, is that the Provincial Government has also noted an increase in…

Witness in Mayor’s case tricked into withdrawing, police to investigate

"Newcastle Mayor, Cllr Dr Ntuthuko Mahlaba appeared in court on Monday, 16 July 2021, facing a…

New Clothing and Textile hub to drastically boost Newcastle, Ladysmith and KZN

"In addition to the dire financial implications of the recent civil unrest and the impact of…

69 people injured and four fatalities on KZN roads this weekend

"Due to the inclement conditions, the cold front saw KZN CoGTA place disaster management teams on…

Potential road closures expected in KZN due to snowfall

"As Newcastillians welcome a chilly Friday, with light rain washing away the winter, residents are encouraged…

Ten people injured on dreaded R34 near Empangeni

"The R34 holds a reputation for being a dangerous road in KwaZulu-Natal. What Umgeni Drive in…

Durban mayor states City on the up, following huge “looter-losses”

"Due to the global pandemic, lockdown restrictions, and the recent civil unrest, the tourism sector has…

Here is the icy weather forecasts for KZN

"Click those kettles and get on your jackets as a cold front is blowing through parts…

Osizweni’s looted Theku Plaza sees 1 800 people lose their jobs

"On Tuesday, 10 August 2021, the Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, visited various businesses across…

‘Loadshedding’ for the N3, as Eskom warns of temporary road closure

"Loadshedding has taken a rather unusual turn, with Eskom advising road users of the temporary closure…

Foot and Mouth Disease identified in 22 KZN locations

"Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has been identified in 22 locations in KwaZulu-Natal, with the Minister of Agriculture,…

Newcastle CPF and SAPS prepare as threats of further unrest surface

"As Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal eases back into normality following the civil unrest, threats have allegedly come to…

Durban beaches to remain closed following chemical spillage

"Beaches north of the uMngeni River, up to Salt Rock, remain closed as a precautionary measure…

Acknowledging the various heroes who stopped Newcastle from falling

"Like a destructive wave, the social unrest in July swept through Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. However, unlike…

Bheki Cele gives his facts on Phoenix situation

"Police Minister Bheki Cele, alongside KwaZulu-Premier Sihle Zikalala, held a media briefing on Tuesday, 3 August 2021,…

Woman sustains severe injuries on N2 (northbound) near Mfazazana

"A 38-year-old woman has sustained severe injuries on Tuesday, 3 August 2021, after her vehicle crashed and…

Provincial State of Disaster declared in KZN, but what does it entail?

"The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government has declared a provincial state of disaster due to the magnitude of…

ActionSA’s Herman Mashaba announces Newcastle’s Mayoral elect candidate at Blackrock

"Playing host to ActionSA's leadership this past weekend, the political party's president Herman Mashaba arrived in…

Newcastle’s Clothing and Textile Industry to pick up pieces and rebuild

"On 14 July 2021, the Newcastillian – Online News reported how multiple factories situated in Madadeni…

Newcastle paramedics plead for abuse and prank calls to stop

"Trained and qualified to respond to emergencies, with a principal focus on saving lives, paramedics are…

Here is why farmers are demanding the removal of Mooi River Toll Plaza

"The agricultural union of KwaZulu-Natal, Kwanalu, is calling for the removal of the Mooi River Toll…

Former Newcastle Municipal Manager court case gets interesting

"The court debacle involving former Newcastle Municipal Manager Kebone Masange has noted further developments following him…

One dies in collision on infamous R34

"The infamous R34 has claimed another life, after a collision between two vehicles saw emergency personnel…

KZN dam levels decline amid cold weather

"Cold weather sweeping over KwaZulu-Natal this week is apparently consistent with the downward trajectory of dam…

Police Execs to answer to Parliament following “lapses in security”

"Concluding its oversight visit to Gauteng on Wednesday, 21 July 2021, the committee said it would make…

ANCYL leader arrested for instigating and participating in riots around Ladysmith, claims DA

"On Monday, 19 July 2021, Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni explained that six individuals…

Mediclinic SA CEO implements steps to keep KZN hospitals stocked

In a letter to Mediclinic hospitals, CEO of Mediclinic Southern Africa, Koert Pretorius, explained, “We are…

161 malls, 11 warehouses and 8 factories affected, as KZN takes stock

"Acting Minister in the Presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, says an estimated 150 000 jobs are at risk…

Mediclinic Southern Africa opens its heart to KZN facilities

"Forming part of Mediclinic Southern Africa's drive to assist their various medical facilities in the affected…

DA demands SAPS Commissioner must respond to claims of looters being released

"The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) has written to provincial SAPS Commissioner, Lieutenant-General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi…