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

“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

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

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

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

Durban fishers demand access to piers

eThekwini municipality says fishers are banned from these spots because they violated City by-laws


News | 7 May 2024

Scrap electricity tariff hikes, demand Durban residents

Public comment on increases for ratepayers in eThekwini closed on Friday


Brief | 22 April 2024

“Anti-vax” doctor’s disciplinary inquiry gets underway

Shankara Chetty is accused of failing to act in the best interests of patients


Law | 11 April 2024

Toddlers electrocuted by illegal electrical wires

Thembelihle Ndlela and Kwenzakonke Gazu, both aged 3, were playing near their homes in Zwelisha, north of Durban, on Wednesday


Brief | 4 April 2024