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.
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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.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Suspected rapist shot dead
An alleged rapist was shot dead as he tried to stab a police officer in Bhobhoyi location, near Pietermaritzburg, on Friday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Strangled boy's family demand answers
The family of the 9-year-old KwaZulu-Natal boy who died in his classroom on Tuesday after choking himself with a cord from a raincoat are demanding to know the sequence of events that led to his death.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
DUT suspends protesting students
"These students, who were part of the violent protests, have been charged in accordance with the university rules and policies."
Ex-cop: R10m Lotto win ruined my life
The former policeman who won R10 million on the Lotto and has since been charged with theft, says he wishes he had never received the windfall.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Cash woes stall language project
Schools in KwaZulu-Natal where Grade 1 pupils were meant to be learning a third, African language this year have confirmed that they are still waiting for teachers and workbooks to arrive.
KZN nurse held in India over bullet
A KwaZulu-Natal nurse spent four days in an Indian prison as a suspected terrorist after airport police found a live bullet in her luggage.