Push for Israel- Hamas ceasefire intensifies
March 5 2024

Push for Israel- Hamas ceasefire intensifies

In an attempt to broker a ceasefire in the Gaza conflict before the commencement of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, representatives of both Hamas and international mediators convened in Cairo on Tuesday.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
13 striking DSW workers arrested in eThekwini
March 5 2024

13 striking DSW workers arrested in eThekwini

Thirteen municipal employees were taken into custody by police for disobeying a court order to stop the DSW strike. Yesterday, the demonstrators, who ranged in age from 36 to 59, were held outside eThekwini's Electron Road offices.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Ekangala residents protest over water shortages
March 4 2024

Ekangala residents protest over water shortages

Residents of Ekangala, a town in Gauteng close to Bronkhorstspruit, are demonstrating over local water shortages. Residents who are upset claim they haven't had water in a month.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Contralesa calls for arrest in school abduction case
March 4 2024

Contralesa calls for arrest in school abduction case

The individuals responsible for the recent "abduction" and torture of young boys in the North West have been urged to be arrested by law enforcement agencies by the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (Contralesa).

Y Yashmika Dukaran
US Vice President calls for cease fire in Gaza
March 4 2024

US Vice President calls for cease fire in Gaza

According to US Vice President Kamala Harris, a humanitarian crisis is developing in Gaza as a result of the conflict between Israel and Hamas. She has urged for an urgent ceasefire in the region.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Residents gets enraged over DSW strike
March 4 2024

Residents gets enraged over DSW strike

On Monday, eThekwini residents will learn what the authorities have been doing to end the DSW strike that has been going on for a week. On Monday morning, the premier of KZN and the mayor are scheduled to brief the media.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Weather warnings for Western Cape
March 4 2024

Weather warnings for Western Cape

There is a severe thunderstorm warning for portions of the Cape Winelands and the Overberg today, according to the Western Cape Disaster Management Centre.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
DSW strikes goes on for the 4th day
March 1 2024

DSW strikes goes on for the 4th day

Certain municipal services have been impacted by some eThekwini staff members' unprotected work stoppage. A judicial interdict against the striking of South African Municipal Workers' Union employees has been obtained by the city.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
43 dead in a fire in Bangladesh
March 1 2024

43 dead in a fire in Bangladesh

Bangladesh's health minister reports that a fire that started in a multi-story structure has claimed the lives of at least 43 persons. The capital city of Dhaka saw the fire start in a restaurant at about 22:00 local time (16:00 GMT) on Thursday, according to local media.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
AKA murder suspects to appear in court.
February 29 2024

AKA murder suspects to appear in court.

On Thursday, the Durban Magistrate's Court will host the initial appearance of five of the seven individuals apprehended in relation to the killings of Kiernan "AKA" Forbes and Tebello Motsoane. A little more than a year ago, the rapper and his former manager were murdered and killed outside of Durban's Wish restaurant on Florida Road.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Texas faces the biggest wild-fire disaster
February 29 2024

Texas faces the biggest wild-fire disaster

One person has died in a rapidly expanding wildfire in Texas, which has also forced inhabitants to flee and cause power outages to houses and businesses. Additionally, operations at a nuclear weapons complex were temporarily suspended.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
DSW workers continue to strike on the N2
February 29 2024

DSW workers continue to strike on the N2

The eThekwini Municipality reports that a worker's unlawful strike has caused a temporary disruption to their garbage collection services. On Wednesday, laborers flocked to the N2 at Isipingo, close to the former airport.

Y Yashmika Dukaran