Tuesday morning traffic in Verulam was heavy due to protests in and around the northern Durban neighborhood. Protest are thought to have stemmed from power and water outages.
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.
Minister of Forestry, Fisheries, and Environment Barbara Creecy has directed management to look into the non-payment of workers under the Expanded Public Works Program (EPWP) in Polokwane, Limpopo, immediately.
France has become the first country in the world to explicitly include the right to abortion in its constitution. Parliamentarians voted to revise the country 1958 constitution to enshrine women's guaranteed freedom to abort.
A bus accident on the N2 near Elysium, on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, has claimed three lives.
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.
Plans to cut off water supplies to cities across the country that owe Rand Water money have been made public. This action is being taken in order to deal with unpaid municipal bills.
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.
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).
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.
On Saturday, clothes allegedly tainted with blood were found in an open field near Diazville, Saldanha Bay.
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.
There is a severe thunderstorm warning for portions of the Cape Winelands and the Overberg today, according to the Western Cape Disaster Management Centre.
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.
This morning, Dan Marokane rejoins Eskom in the role of CEO.
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.
Two suspected human traffickers were apprehended in Botlokwa, Limpopo on suspicion of carrying 24 illegal Ethiopian nationals who were headed for Gauteng.
Three people have been killed in a shooting in Braamfontein.
Western cape police have identified 2 people of interest following the viral video of a group of men firing ak47 into the air at a funeral on Sunday.
Three teachers died in a crash along the N4 road towards Mbombela yesterday.
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.
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.
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.
The raging veld fire that broke out at Sardinia Bay in Gqeberha would take two days or more to suppress, according to firefighters in Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape.Strong gusts yesterday night made it difficult for the firefighters to suppress the fire.