Sydney church stabbing: Bishop assaulted during sermon
April 15 2024

Sydney church stabbing: Bishop assaulted during sermon

A bishop and several others were stabbed during a sermon at a Sydney church, which was being broadcast online, according to local reports. The attack occurred on Monday night in the suburb of Wakeley.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Taxi driver and passenger fatally shot in Ladysmith
April 15 2024

Taxi driver and passenger fatally shot in Ladysmith

Authorities are searching for the culprits responsible for the double homicide of a taxi driver and a passenger in Ladysmith. The male driver and his female passenger were killed on the N11 close to the Road Traffic Inspectorate offices on Saturday evening, an attack thought to be connected to ongoing taxi violence in the area.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
KZN disaster management alerts residents to potential floods and storms
April 15 2024

KZN disaster management alerts residents to potential floods and storms

Disaster management teams in KZN have been mobilized to the province's south-eastern regions in response to weather warnings of disruptive rain, floods, and storms. Weather warnings, including Level 2 and orange Level 5, have been issued for areas like Port Edward, Port Shepstone, Umkomaas, and Scottburgh. The provincial spokesperson for the Department of Cooperative Governance reported that some areas might see 24-hour rainfall exceeding 200 millimeters.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Eskom outlines strategies for stable power supply through winter
April 12 2024

Eskom outlines strategies for stable power supply through winter

Eskom has credited its consistent power supply to the two-year generation turnaround plan it adopted last year, which has enabled it to avoid rolling blackouts for the past two weeks and keep them suspended for the foreseeable future.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Zuma raises concerns over Ramaphosa's court no-show.
April 11 2024

Zuma raises concerns over Ramaphosa's court no-show.

Former President Jacob Zuma has criticized the nation's judiciary for favoritism, pointing out President Cyril Ramaphosa's absence from the Johannesburg High Court despite facing a private prosecution case against him.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
KZN serial offender receives three life sentences for rape.
April 11 2024

KZN serial offender receives three life sentences for rape.

The Scottburgh Regional Court has registered the name of KwaZulu-Natal serial rapist Sakhile Mhlungu in both the National Register of Sex Offenders and the National Child Protection Register following his conviction. Mhlungu was sentenced to three life sentences on Wednesday for a series of rapes and kidnappings that occurred over three years in the Sawoti, Mnsinsini, and Highflats areas, targeting victims between the ages of 11 and 22.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Hammanskraal, affected by cholera, set to get clean water ‘by September’
April 11 2024

Hammanskraal, affected by cholera, set to get clean water ‘by September’

The Department of Water and Sanitation has made a commitment to provide the residents of Hammanskraal with clean, drinkable water through their taps by September. This announcement came from Minister Senzo Mchunu during a visit with Tshwane Mayor Cilliers Brink to the Rooiwal Wastewater Treatment Works to check on its progress.

Y Yashmika Dukaran