Family of Murdered South Coast Child Urges Swift Justice
July 16, 2024

Family of Murdered South Coast Child Urges Swift Justice

The family of Sinethemba Ngcence, a child from the South Coast, is pleading for prompt legal action after she went missing last September while walking home from Makhoso Primary School in uMthwalume. Tragically, the eight-year-old's body was discovered near a river a week later.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Police Arrest One, Launch Manhunt After Truck Hijacking in Eastern Cape
July 16, 2024

Police Arrest One, Launch Manhunt After Truck Hijacking in Eastern Cape

Police have apprehended one suspect and initiated a search for others following a bold truck hijacking in the Kariega area of the Eastern Cape. The incident occurred on the R75 near Joe Slovo last Friday, leading to the arrest of a 28-year-old suspect who is set to appear in court.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Reports Over R30 Million in Losses Due to Recent Fires
July 16, 2024

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Reports Over R30 Million in Losses Due to Recent Fires

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Thami Ntuli has stated that the recent fires in the province have resulted in losses exceeding R30 million. Ntuli made these remarks during his visit to the Kenville Informal Settlement in Durban North, where a devastating blaze destroyed more than 200 homes and tragically claimed the life of a pregnant woman.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Large Group of Kidnappers Arrested in Gauteng, Card Machines Seized
July 16, 2024

Large Group of Kidnappers Arrested in Gauteng, Card Machines Seized

Fourteen kidnappers were arrested across various locations in Johannesburg on Monday, following the abduction of a Zimbabwean businessman. The South African Police Service (SAPS) anti-kidnapping task team apprehended the suspects, which included three Chinese nationals and two Mozambicans.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Relief Efforts Mobilized for Kenville Fire Victims
July 16, 2024

Relief Efforts Mobilized for Kenville Fire Victims

Efforts are underway to provide relief to more than 430 families affected by a devastating fire at the Kenville Informal Settlement in north Durban. The blaze, which occurred over the weekend, claimed the life of a pregnant woman and left hundreds homeless.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
ANC NEC to Address Concerning KZN Election Performance
July 16, 2024

ANC NEC to Address Concerning KZN Election Performance

The ANC's Secretary General, Fikile Mbalula, has highlighted the significance of understanding the reasons behind the party's poor performance in KwaZulu-Natal during the May general elections. Mbalula confirmed that this issue will be a key topic at the upcoming ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Teenager arrested after robbery at Lowveld mall
July 15, 2024

Teenager arrested after robbery at Lowveld mall

A 19-year-old boy is set to appear in the Whiteriver Magistrate's Court on Monday following his apprehension in connection with a robbery at a clothing store in Hazyview's Lowveld Mall.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Police Officer Charged with Murder to Appear in Hillcrest Court
July 15, 2024

Police Officer Charged with Murder to Appear in Hillcrest Court

A Hillcrest police officer accused of murder is set to appear in court for the first time on Monday morning. The officer, who was off-duty at the time, allegedly used his service pistol to fatally shoot a suspect at a tavern in Mpumalanga Township back in June.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Heroic Act Amid Tragedy at Trump Rally in Butler, PA
July 15, 2024

Heroic Act Amid Tragedy at Trump Rally in Butler, PA

The tragic events unfolded during a rally in Butler, PA, where Corey Comperatore, hailed as a hero by Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro, sacrificed his life to protect his family. According to Shapiro at a press conference on Sunday, Comperatore, 50, "dove on his family to protect them last night at this rally."

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Suspects in Disappearance of 6-Year-Old Joshlin Smith Return to Court
July 15, 2024

Suspects in Disappearance of 6-Year-Old Joshlin Smith Return to Court

The suspects in the disappearance of 6-year-old Joshlin Smith are set to appear in the Vredenburg Magistrate's Court. Among them are her mother, Kelly Smith, and her mother's boyfriend, Jacquin Apollis. Their alleged accomplices, Steveno Van Rhyn and Lourentia Lombard, will also be in the dock.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Tragedy at Trump Rally Shakes Up Election Campaign
July 15, 2024

Tragedy at Trump Rally Shakes Up Election Campaign

The 2024 election campaign now has a defining image: Donald Trump, narrowly escaping serious injury from an assassin's bullets, standing with his fist raised, blood streaking his face, and an American flag waving behind him.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Six Firefighters Killed Battling KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Blaze
July 15, 2024

Six Firefighters Killed Battling KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Blaze

At least six firefighters have tragically lost their lives while combating a runaway blaze in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. The fire broke out on a farm near Mpophomeni in Pietermaritzburg, posing severe challenges to the emergency responders.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Heavy police presence in Chatsworth after a man was found dead on railway tracks
July 15, 2024

Heavy police presence in Chatsworth after a man was found dead on railway tracks

Chatsworth, south of Durban, is currently under heavy police presence following the discovery of a man's body in a car on the railway tracks. The incident was reported on Monday morning when paramedics received an alert about a potential crash involving a train and a car near the Unit 5 off-ramp from Higginson Highway.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Public Safety Alert: Verulam Farmers Market
July 12, 2024

Public Safety Alert: Verulam Farmers Market

Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) has responded to nine incidents at the Farmers Market in Verulam, KZN, over the past ten days. The incidents, occurring between July 1 and July 10, 2024, include robberies, theft of motor vehicles, theft of mobile phones, and theft by snatching.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Minister of Employment and Labour Pledges Support to Save Jobs Amid Economic Challenges
July 12, 2024

Minister of Employment and Labour Pledges Support to Save Jobs Amid Economic Challenges

Nomakhosazana Meth, Minister of Employment and Labour, affirmed her department's commitment to providing financial assistance to struggling companies to preserve employment opportunities. Meth presented her department's budget in Parliament on Thursday, outlining initiatives aimed at tackling unemployment and supporting businesses.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Durban Businessman Hopes Arrests of Police Officers Will Clarify Gun Attack
July 12, 2024

Durban Businessman Hopes Arrests of Police Officers Will Clarify Gun Attack

A Durban businessman, Thabiso Ngcobo, who survived a gun attack near Pinetown, expressed hope that the recent arrests of nine police officers will shed light on why he was targeted. Ngcobo filed an attempted murder case in May after coming under fire while driving on the M13.

Y Yashmika Dukaran