Durban in the News:
Guns, drugs and shebeens an axis of evil, says KZN MEC: KZN MEC Mxolisi Kaunda says the proliferation of illegal firearms, illegal and unregulated shebeens and drugs constitute an “axis of evil” which are key drivers of crime.
11 life terms for ‘wolf in sheep clothing’ rapist: A serial rapist who raped women and children in several towns in KwaZulu-Natal after offering them lifts, was sentenced to 11 life terms in prison.
KZN Health MEC begs patients not to sue over negligence: Sibongiseni Dhlomo has pleaded with victims of medical negligence to accept special public medical attention rather than sue his department.
Westville crime gang breakthrough: A gang believed to have been responsible for a spate of serious crimes in Westville and Cowie’s Hill have been arrested.
Durban police chief’s power struggle: eThekwini Municipality and its top metro policeman are in a court battle over his role amid claims he is isolated and kept in the dark about key decisions in his department.
No end to EnviroServ landfill saga: Residents near the Shongweni EnviroServ landfill site would continue to pursue legal action to find out what the landfill’s exact pollutants were.
Right to worship questioned after protests outside Gupta event: Protests outside a Gauteng venue where the Gupta family held a prayer service have raised questions about religious freedom and the right to worship.