Ladysmith robbers sentenced to more than a decade behind bars for R600

Proving the old saying, "crime does not pay", six Ladysmith thieves have received hefty sentences for stealing a…

KZN water crisis: SALGA warns, troubles on the horizon

Do Newcastillians across KwaZulu-Natal have to worry about an impending water crisis on top of our…

Osizweni man caught in a house with a firearm, but can’t explain why he was there

After being caught inside a house in Osizweni, KZN, an armed 31-year-old man claimed he had no idea why he…

259 rhinos were killed in the first half of 2022

A total of 259 rhinos have been poached for their horns in South Africa over the…

Courageous child bites four-year-old girl’s rapist

Warrant Officer Basheer Khan explained that the incident unfolded on a farm in the Acton Homes area of Bergville,…

Will Glencoe murder accused farmer, Garth Simpson, walk free?

Nearly a year later, the legal proceedings against the farmer accused of murder are finally coming…

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…

KZN home transformed into a gut-wrenching crime scene

The lives of a 35-year-old woman, her 65-year-old mother, and her seven-year-old daughter were horrifically snuffed…

Supermarket claims Utrecht Municipality inspections were unprofessional

This involved checking if the said businesses had the respective licences and if no expired goods…

Deputy Minister of Transport loses six family members on N11, outside Ladysmith

On Sunday night, 17 July 2022, a horrific head-on collision on the N11, just outside Ladysmith, has…

Four men caught in Utrecht with R400 000’s stolen copper cables

After a joint operation with Kingsley Visible Policing, Newcastle Hawks successfully apprehended four men for stealing copper cables

A pride of six lions destroyed in Northern KwaZulu-Natal

On Friday, 15 July 2022, Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife explained that due to the threat a pride of 6…

Osizweni man found with AK47, could be linked to various crimes

A 31-year-old man is now the subject of intense scrutiny, with the Osizweni SAPS to profile him…

Security guard shot outside pump station in Estcourt

A security guard at the Forderville Pump Station in Estcourt was shot and killed during the early hours…

Two men stoned to death with cement blocks in Madadeni, KZN

Newcastle SAPS Spokesperson, Lizzy Arumugam explained that the grisly discovery was made at 2 am on Wednesday…

Two commercial farmers shot in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

Taking place on Wednesday evening, 13 July 2022, two farmers were at their business premises, situated on…

Woman hit by “flying piece of metal” while walking in Pietermaritzburg

A woman suffered serious injuries on the Old Greytown Road near Prilla in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.

Unqualified Grade R teachers boom in KZN

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

GRAPHIC: Man’s charred body found trapped on Osizweni power station

To the surprise of Osizweni, KwaZulu-Natal residents, on 1 July 2022, a man's charred remains were found on live…

R34 blocked towards Utrecht from Vryheid side after truck overturns

A truck overturned along the R34 at approximately 3 am Thursday morning, 7 July 2022, a mere 5km out…

Suspects still at large, following foiled Utrecht Cash-In-Transit heist

An attempted Cash-In-Transit heist outside Utrecht on Wednesday evening, 6 July 2022 resulted in failed criminals fleeing in a hail…

Missing Priest found dead near Bergville Dam, KwaZulu-Natal

The search for the missing Catholic Priest, Father Bheki Joseph Monamoholo Motloung has come to a tragic end.

Mob beats truck driver after hitting a pedestrian on N11, Newcastle

According to Newcastle SAPS the incident unfolded on 24 June 2022, at around 6:30 pm, just north of Ncandu Park,…

After years, finality on the cards for Newcastle’s Siyahlala-la Settlement

There has been an ongoing battle between those who have RDP homes and those who do…

Hawks arrest suspect as another NKZN Municipality loses essential cables

This follows the arrest of a Vryheid resident, who was dealing in copper cables, stolen from the Abaqulusi (Vryheid)…

Flooding in Ladysmith to come to an end, says Mayor

Despite this, Ladysmith suffered subsequent flooding not long afterwards due to the excessive rain during the…

Three injured and one dead in collision at Junction Bypass in Vryheid

One person is dead, and three are injured. This follows a horrific incident at the Junction…

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.

Five dead on R34, following a head-on collision between car and bakkie

Following a horrific head-on collision on the R34 Melmoth Road, five people died on Sunday night, 26 June…

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…

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…

Watch: Ladysmith hijackers can’t get car into reverse seeing them flee the scene

According to a report, an attempted hijacking took place shortly before 6.30 pm outside a business…

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…

24 firearms, two explosive devices and 90 rounds of ammunition recovered in Weenen, KZN

Police have recovered 24 firearms, 90 rounds of ammunition, and two explosive devices in Weenen, outside of Estcourt.

KZN Dept of Transport to employ 4000 youth to repair roads, Dannhauser to benefit first

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport stated that it will deploy a cohort of more than 4 000 young…

Bergville Pastor goes missing, have you seen him?

“The missing person, who is a pastor, was last seen on 5 June 2022 at 21:30, when he…

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…

COSATU working on protests across KZN this Friday

A sense of relief was felt by South Africa and its investors, after the call for…

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.

Search for missing Alberton mother and toddler comes to end in Utrecht, KZN

The search for missing Alberton mother and her two-year-old son has come to a tragic end,…

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.

Vryheid DA councillor survives assassination attempt

Political violence has yet again reared its head in Northern KZN, following an assignation attempt on Democratic…

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,…

Men linked to Osizweni child gang, Last Warning, attempt to rob medical facility

A small group of young men linked to the gang, the Last Warning, targeted Osizweni Clinic…

Another woman’s decomposing body found along riverbank in Dannhauser

The grisly discovery of a woman’s decomposing body has sent shockwaves through the small community of Dannhauser,…

Political tensions fly, after Vryheid Mayor accused of bringing Municipality to standstill

The AbaQulusi (Vryheid) Municipality Mayor, Cllr Mncedisi Maphisa has been accused of allegedly refusing to appoint a Municipal…

Ladysmith Municipality to audit its employees’ skills

The Alfred Duma Municipality officially launched a Municipal Skills Audit Plan—an initiative set to change the government entity

Cold weather and downpour expected across NKZN this weekend

Disruptive rains are expected through parts of KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday, 21 May 2022 according to the South…

Mercisha Tedpaul’s murder case unfolding, is her aunt involved?

With the court case continuing, new developments have left Tedpaul’s sister, Shristi Dookhi facing more unanswered…

Watch: Mustang driver performs donuts in front of Vryheid traffic officer, and gets away with it

Imagine doing multiple donuts in front of a traffic officer, and actually getting away with it,…