Police were preventing DA leader Helen Zille from approaching President Jacob Zuma's homestead in Nkandla on Sunday, for her own safety.
Twenty former members of the disbanded Durban Organised Crime Unit face 71 charges, including 14 of murder, the Durban Regional Court has been told.
Blood was found in the bathroom of former Blue Bulls player Phindile Joseph Ntshongwana, a crime scene expert has told the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.
An indictment against 30 police officers part of Cato Manor, described them as a crime enterprise that enriched itself by killing.
Waste management director Nolwazi Cobbinah says a recycling levy on tyres will become effective next month for the collection and recycling of tyres.
The KwaZulu-Natal Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association says Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula should be disciplined by the ANC or resign.
The Independent Complaints Directorate is investigating 51 cases against the disbanded Durban Organised Crime unit over death squad allegations.
The Brics Development Bank will go ahead, but Russia's finance minister says it will not be launched when the fifth Brics summit is held.
The African National Congress needs responsible and accountable members, President Jacob Zuma has said.
Convicted drug dealer Sheryl Cwele has handed herself over to authorities at the Pietermaritzburg High Court to begin serving her 20-year prison term.