A man and woman sustained critical burn wounds outside the home affairs office in Pinetown, Durban, on Friday, police and paramedics said. "Preliminary information at this point indicates that a man may have set the woman on fire and then himself," said a police source who could not be named as he is not authorised to speak to the media.
An accident on the N3 between Pietermaritzburg and Durban is causing traffic delays for visitors travelling south for the Durban July. Five people have been killed and 29 others were injured in three accidents along the KwaZulu-Natal highways in the early hours of Saturday morning and Friday evening, emergency medical services said.
Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bombed targets in the Yemeni capital today, residents said, and sources in the country's dominant Houthi militia reported at least six people including a woman and child were killed.
CONSTRUCTION workers from an unidentified company in Amatata area, Ndwedwe, north of KZN ending their day in grief on Tuesday. They were about to knock off when one of their colleagues nearly lost his life when his tractor overturned, trapping him underneath.
IT’S a war over missing dirty water. Adulia claims Miriam has stolen her used washing water – and her peace. MIRIAM WAVES HER FIST AND SAYS SHE HAS NO USE FOR THE DIRTY WATER OR FOR ADULIA! And a neighbour shakes her head and says even the police haven’t been able to get the warring parties to declare peace.
THREE sangomas were sleeping in the early hours of Wednesday morning when a man entered their house and crept under their blankets! They told Daily Sun that they had no idea how the man got in because the doors and the gate to their home in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni, were locked.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who is the current chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), has arrived in South Africa ahead of the Double Troika summit on Lesotho, reports say.
SHOCKED gogos and madalas stood around after robbers blew up an ATM and stole a huge amount of money. Madala Alson Sosiba (90) said he came to the Boxer Punch superstore in Clermont, Durban, KZN to withdraw his pension on Wednesday morning.
LEHLOHONOLO Nonyane has big boots to fill as he slots into the troubled left-back position for Bafana Bafana in their return leg 2016 Championship of African Nations (Chan) preliminary round fixture against Mauritius at Stade Anjalay on Sunday (1pm SA time).
THE mum accused of murdering her babies and storing them in a freezer appeared in the Mthatha Magistrates Court yesterday. Melice Jacobs (29), dubbed “freezer mum”, looked well groomed and composed during her brief appearance.
CHAMPAGNE, fashion and beautiful horses will be the order of the day tomorrow at the Vodacom Durban July at Greyville Racecourse. With the theme, The Captain’s Table, it will be interesting to see guests’ interpretations through their clothes.
THE Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders has hit back at a DA member for questioning salary hikes for chiefs. They were furious after MP Nqaba Bhanga lodged a complaint with the commissioner of public appointments in the National Assembly last week.
PUTCO drivers who didn’t get transfers could be retrenched if Autopax doesn’t employ them, the Labour Court heard yesterday. Lawyers for the two companies argued about whether Autopax had to employ all affected Putco drivers.
IF THE state doesn’t do it, there is a good chance the EFF will. Julius Malema said the EFF’s lawyers have been instructed to look into the possibility of pursuing a private prosecution of deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.
The Economic Freedom Fighters does not intend on letting Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa off the hook when it comes to Marikana, insisting that one way or another it will have charges against him instituted.
US President Barack Obama will be touring the African Union (AU) headquarters in Ethiopia during his visit to Africa but will likely not meet the AU chairperson, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, a report said.
Prison warders at Qalakabusha Prison, near Empangeni, are in hot water after they were caught trying to get into the prison carrying dagga. The warders were caught during a search operation at the prison about two weeks ago.
Tv actress Mona Monyane has learnt a lot since joining popular SABC2 soapie Muvhango two years ago. She plays the role of Dr Nthabeleng Molapo (24) who is an obstetrician and gynaecologist on the show.
Liberia confirmed a third new case of the deadly Ebola virus on Thursday, as the disease re-emerges nearly two months after the outbreak was declared over in the West African nation, a senior health official said.
A car flew off the road and crashed into a house in KwaMakhutha, south of Durban, on Thursday morning, said ER24. The driver of the vehicle said he drove over a “ramp” before crashing into the roof of the house, ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said.
PEOPLE living in fear of thugs say they’re tired of getting excuses instead of help from cops. They said they are always told that the Sun City Police Station doesn’t have vehicles to respond to rising crime in Ledig near Rustenburg, North West.