Hundreds of eThekwini municipal workers march for higher wages

But stoppage fell short of SAMWU’s plan for a city-wide shutdown, says municipality


Brief | 28 February 2024

After six years of postponements Durban police brutality case pretrial date set

18 police officers accused of the kidnapping, torture and murder of 32-year-old Regan Naidoo


Brief | 23 February 2024

Water restored to Phoenix, but only for a few hours at night

eThekwini municipality blames delays to restore water to all affected communities this week on “unforeseen repairs”


News | 22 February 2024

Families stuck in transit camp as eThekwini housing project remains incomplete

They were relocated in 2019 to make way for the housing project. But their living conditions have deteriorated since then


Brief | 16 February 2024

Unemployed doctors march to Department of Health

They demand permanent jobs and no budget cuts to healthcare


Brief | 12 February 2024

Nearly 100,000 households in Msunduzi have no refuse collection

As illegal dumps mushroom, the municipality is trying to expand rubbish collection services


News | 9 February 2024

Durban builds boreholes to relieve water crisis

“We were hoping that the borehole was going to pump water into our yards. The borehole is too far from my house”


Brief | 9 February 2024

uMngeni protesters block road after municipality refuses to fix their power

Residents were in the dark for four days before taking to the streets


Brief | 8 February 2024

Minister promises to restore water supply to Durban suburbs by 15 February

Head of the water department in eThekwini told to solely focus on resolving the water crisis by next week


Brief | 5 February 2024

Water outages force Pietermaritzburg municipal offices to close

Several pipes burst in Msunduzi Municipality


Brief | 31 January 2024

DA calls for Parliamentary inquiry into eThekwini water crisis

“If eThekwini collapsed, so would Umngeni-Uthukela, threatening water security to the entire province of KwaZulu-Natal” says DA shadow minister


Brief | 31 January 2024

Regan Naidoo police brutality case postponed again

Defence wants a magistrate from outside KwaZulu-Natal


Brief | 30 January 2024

Durban families demand end to water crisis

EThekwini municipality promises that water will be restored to affected communities by 15 February


News | 30 January 2024

Durban community without running water for four years

DA calls for Human Rights Commission to investigate ongoing water crisis in eThekwini


News | 25 January 2024

Meter tampering and illegal connections plunge Edendale into darkness most nights

“We are without power at … least 48 hours a week” says resident


News | 23 January 2024