Police are searching for two people who shot a patient in the head and killed him at a Durban hospital, while the health department re-evaluates its security measures after the incident. The armed men entered Clairwood Hospital in Mobeni at around 18:30 on Friday, said police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala.[…]
Police are investigating the death of a couple on Durban’s beachfront. Two bodies were discovered by a passer-by who was collecting pieces of scrap paper and bottles. According to reports, one of the bodies still had a knife lodged in the chest area. READ: Rape suspect linked to Hess double murder[…]
Durban Westville correctional facility has come under ministerial scrutiny after the emergence of two videos showing inmates openly doing drugs and being given weapons by officials, who instigate them to fight. The Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services said on Saturday that the videos were “shocking” and they had launched[…]
A case of arson was registered at the Durban police station following an arson attack on the Faizane Mariam Masjid on Monday morning. It is suspected that the attackers poured petrol on the building and fled the scene after setting it alight. Images on social media showed the inside of[…]
At least two people are believed dead after being shot at the Durban Magistrate’s Court. Reports state a man was angered when his wife showed up at a divorce hearing with her boyfriend. The shooter then opened fire on them, before shooting himself. The man allegedly survived the shooting. This[…]
Three people at a masjid in Verulam in the north of Durban in Kwa Zulu Natal were attacked by unknown suspects on Thursday afternoon. According to sources, three men walked into the Imam Hussain masjid, pulled out knives and slit the throat of one of the victims. It’s believed the[…]
By Yaseen Kippie Organisers of the popular Al Ansaar Souk are at the centre of a storm, after a performance by the internationally renowned Muslim rap group Deen Squad did not go down well with the Durban audience. The Muslim rap duo from Ottawa, Canada was touted as a headline act[…]
A new drug has made its way to South Africa, with users displaying ‘zombie-like’ symptoms. While reports of ‘flakka’ being used in Australia and the United States have made the rounds, recent reports of users of the hallucinogenic drug in the city of Durban has placed authorities on alert. Footage[…]
The number of people who have died following heavy storms and flooding in KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday has reached eight and could rise, provincial government departments said during a joint briefing. “We can confirm that eight people were killed as a result of the floods yesterday. There are those that are[…]
By Imraan Buccus Julius Malema is a real political chameleon. There are times when he has skirted perilously close to outright fascism and times when he has sounded like a liberal Constitutionalist. Like any opportunist he says different things at different times. But at heart he is an authoritarian populist[…]
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