6 hrs ago
Conman uses ancestors to extort thousands
A fake traditional healer has been conning people out of hundreds of thousands of rand in pensions, savings and inheritances, in KwaZulu-Natal.
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10 hrs ago
PMB cops issue scam alert warning
Police have warned people to be on their guard against SMS scams after a woman was conned out of R1 850.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
State withdraws charges against KZN security boss
On Friday the State withdrew charges in the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court against Mohamed Yacoob and Khuselani Security and Risk Management.
Bail for murder accused policewoman
A policewoman six months pregnant with the baby of the man she is accused of murdering, has been granted bail of R2 000.
Bullet nurse vows never to leave SA
Once bitten by the travel bug, Pietermaritzburg nurse Isra Devi Lutchman has sworn not to travel overseas again after the hell she experienced when a bullet was found in her luggage at an airport in India.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Detectives praised after rapist stepdad sentenced
Detectives involved in a case whereby a man was convicted and sentenced in Pietermaritzburg for raping his teenage stepdaughter were lauded by the Kwazulu-Natal provincial police commissioner on Sunday.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Pregnant cop in court for murder
A 31-year-old policewoman made a brief appearance in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday, charged with the murder of her alleged boyfriend, who was also a cop.
Zulu king lashed for 'colonial' garb
To many, he looks dashing and regal. Whether clad in red, blue or black, with gold brocade and medals on his breast, he is the picture of a king.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
On the relic hunt in Durban
From looking up at the stars, to peering into the eyes of a Tyrannosaurus-Rex, KwaZulu-Natal's museums provide a fresh alternative to peering into a computer screen when it comes to learning about the world in which we live.
Minor charged in family farm killings
Four people appeared in court on Wednesday in connection with the murder of a Richmond farming couple and their son.
Task teams to probe racism in KZN
As a show of determination to eradicate racism in KwaZulu-Natal, Premier Senzo Mchunu has announced two task teams to probe threats by an anti-Indian organisation.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Bullet nurse returns home from India
A Pietermaritzburg nurse who was arrested in India after a live bullet was allegedly found in her suitcase has returned home.
Bucket system 'barbaric': Mchunu
KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu has highlighted farm dwellers and shack dwellers as communities needing special attention, adding they have not enjoyed the fruits of democracy.
Multiple charges for toy gun 'cop'
Amed with a toy gun, a man claiming to be a police officer approached motorists, point out defects on their vehicles and then ask them for money to avoid being arrested, the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court heard on Tuesday.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Portland, Ore. diocese receives new auxiliary bishop
Vatican City, Mar 4, 2014 / 10:10 am .- The Vatican announced earlier this morning that Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Peter Leslie Smith to assist in leading the archdiocese of Portland, Ore.
Pietermaritzburg cop shot dead
The only direction this country has moved into is that of consumption and the only sector that has made progress is tax collection, writes Khwezi Kondile .
Man accused of murder seeks to exonerate himself
A Pietermaritzburg businessman alleged to be the mastermind behind the murder of a prominent doctor is trying to exonerate himself by investigating another motive for the killing - that the doctor had life insurance amounting to R33 million.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Family raises surety for imprisoned nurse
A nurse from Pietermaritzburg who was arrested in India when a bullet was found in her luggage was expected to appear in the Delhi High Court on Monday to plead for the return of her passport.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
4 killed as bakkie rear-ends truck
Young people might not agree with the leadership of the ANC, but what are our alternatives? Neither the DA nor the EFF promises much, says Dennis Ngango .
Sat Mar 01, 2014
R70 000 raised for KZN gran's release
OVERWHELMED: Spaga Lutchman eagerly awaits the arrival of his wife, Isra Devi, who was jailed at a New Delhi police station after airport security found a single bullet in her luggage.