Security guards protest outside Durban hospital, demanding their jobs back

Their contracts were not renewed after they participated in an unprotected strike last year


Brief | 13 June 2024

These Durban families will have to wait until next year for a reliable water supply

City of eThekwini says the water crisis in parts of the city will only be fully resolved in 2025


Brief | 12 June 2024

These Inanda families have to walk to a primary school to use the toilet

Victims of 2022 floods are still living in a “transit camp”


News | 10 June 2024

After five years only 26 state houses built in Inanda

Families relocated to make way for housing project have been living in a poorly serviced transit camp


News | 7 June 2024

Over 1,000 shack dwellers displaced by Tongaat tornado

People are being housed in three large tents


Brief | 6 June 2024

Deadly storm creates havoc from Gqeberha to Tongaat

At least nine people killed by severe weather affecting almost half the country

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Photo Essay | 4 June 2024

“Tightrope” walk for villagers fetching water

In Richmond Farm residents have to do a balancing act to fetch water from a municipal ablution block


Brief | 3 June 2024

Durban police brutality case adjourned again

18 officers face trial over death-in-custody of Regan Naidoo in 2018


News | 1 June 2024

KZN budget cuts hit childcare organisations hard

In 2022/23 Department of Social Development funding for non-profit organisations was R755-million. It has dropped to R695-million.


News | 28 May 2024

SG Convenience workers down tools for 15% increase

About 50 striking workers picketed outside the company’s warehouse in Glen Anil on Friday


Brief | 24 May 2024

“You have no idea how difficult it is to get a coffin inside the camp”

After 13 years in a “transit camp”, Ntuzuma flood victims are afraid they’ll die there


News | 22 May 2024

Not enough places in children’s centres after budget cuts

Children in KZN are being placed in foster care instead of care centres


News | 20 May 2024

Ratepayers block plans to upgrade informal settlement in eThekwini

There are more than 300 shacks in Havelock next to the formal suburb of Greenwood Park


News | 17 May 2024

Victims of 2022 KwaZulu-Natal floods march to demand housing

Hundreds come to central Durban to hand over memo to Premier’s office


Brief | 15 May 2024

Sewage pollutes KwaZulu-Natal’s popular south coast lagoons

None of the 19 sewage treatment plants managed by the Ugu District Municipality are properly treating sewage released into rivers and lagoons


News | 15 May 2024

Durban households still without water as reservoir levels remain critically low

Residents of Ntuzuma welcomed the arrival of a municipal water truck on Sunday after more than a week without water


Brief | 13 May 2024