Community Members Mourns Death Of 6-Year-Old Girl Who Was Shot And Killed In A Cross Fire Of Gang Violence In Lavender Hills

A 6-year-old Nathlia Pienaar, was caught in a cross fire of gang violence while playing with her friends outside her home on Saturday 25th, August 2019 in Lavender Hill. According to reports she was playing with her friends at about 9;30 – 10 am in the morning before she was been shot and killed by …

ANC KZN set to defend its decision on Gumede at the national level

The controversial mayor of eThekwini Zandile Gumede seem not to be backing down even after withdrawing her resignation letter as she has complained to Luthuli House that the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has treated her unfairly in the process that led to her removal. The Confrontational mayor withdrew her resignation on Wednesday following a meeting with …

Legal protector for Gordhan reacts to withdrawal of application against him by public protector

Prior to the withdrawal of public protectors’s application at the Constitutional Court to appeal the judgment against her by Judge Sulet Potterill, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is adamant that Public Protector advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane withdrew her appeal against the North Gauteng High Court ruling in the Constitutional Court because it was bound to fail. …

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane speaks up concerning her removal from office

The embattled Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has spoken up; she said she has been on the defensive against unwarranted attacks since taking office in October 2016. While addressing the student chapter of the Black Lawyers Association at the University of South Africa today, Mkhwebane said She believed she was under attack for daring to “touch …

Just In:-Man shot-and-killed outside residence

A 47-year-old man was shot-and-killed this morning outside his residence on Indus Road in Copesville, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene at 07h45 to find the body of a man lying in the driver seat of his light motor vehicle, parked in the residence driveway. Medic quickly assessed the …

Man allegedly killed wife by poisoning her food with heroin weeks after she gave birth

44-year-old Jason Thomas Harris has been arrested for the 2014 murder of his wife, Christina Ann-Thompson Harris, 36. He is accused of killing her by poisoning her bowl of cereal with heroin just weeks after she gave birth to their second child. Five years after her death, he has been arrested for first-degree premeditated murder, solicitation of murder and …

Ethekwini residents on the receiving end of ANC’s factional war

The DA in eThekwini is deeply frustrated by the ongoing ANC chaos regarding Zandile Gumede. Gumede has now withdrawn her resignation as the City’s Mayor after initially resigning on Monday. The council meeting to elect new City leadership that was meant to have taken place today was postponed by the City Manager. The City Manager …

100 000 Newcastle residents are set to be without electricity

The Democratic Alliance today calls on KZN CoGTA MEC, Sipho Hlomuka, to urgently place the Newcastle municipality under administration as an estimated 100 000 residents are set to be plunged into darkness. This after the local municipality consistently defaulted on payments towards a debt in excess of R2 billion debt, which has been accruing since …

Public Protector pulls back appeal against Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s ruling

 The nation’s public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane who has been trending in the media has withdrawn her to appeal to the Constitutional Court challenging a High Court’s decision to stay the implementation of her remedial action on the existence of a “rogue unit” in the South African Revenue Services (Sars) while Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan …