Glebelands Hostels

Killers stalk Glebelands as murder trial begins

Despite court action against eight murder-accused, the killings and extortion in the KwaZulu-Natal hostel have continued

Two dead in ongoing Glebelands violence

According to SAPS, at around 9pm, Xolo and Mbuthuma were attacked in the old section of the hostel

Moerane commission report a dud

It failed to recommend that people implicated in the KwaZulu-Natal killings face prosecution

Moerane Commission: Politicians must take responsibility for KZN’s violent culture

During its more than 12 months of hearings, the Commission heard claims of South African Police Service (SAPS) complicity

Details of deadly extortion network yet to be heard in court

Hopes of an immediate trial have been dashed as the accused’s lawyer wins time to secure counsel

Two dead in fresh wave of Glebelands violence

The deaths come a week before eight men allegedly involved in the murder of residents are set to make a court appearance

SA’s road to freedom is stalked by death

The entrenchment and normalisation of assassinations are a threat to democracy

Hostels take crime prevention measures following more murders

Liquor stores will be under surveillance as police attribute hostel murders to arguments and alcohol

Glebelands hostel murder suspects to apply for bail

Several suspects, one of them a police officer, are expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Monday

Glebelands Hostel: The scene of many murders

The death toll at the hostel is now believed to be 106 and even when arrests have been made, there have been no convictions

Moerane report may be released after all

The premier has said that he'll be 'taking into consideration all the legal obligations that apply to the release of the report'

Zuma’s last outpost is defiant

KwaZulu-Natal’s ANC doesn’t seem to have got the message that No  1 is no longer

Police officer among five arrested for hostel murders

​Police have arrested five men in what appears to be a major breakthrough into the murders that have taken place at Durban’s Glebelands hostel

Assassins target Moerane witnesses

Protection is vital after a tip-off that those testifying at the commission on killings in KwaZulu-Natal may also be killed

Torture and the culture of fear in a ‘free’ South Africa

Glebelands Hostel – an apartheid-era relic – has been engulfed in a wave of violence the police have proved unable or unwilling to address.

Politics becomes a deadly game in KZN

The number of local politicians being killed, ostensibly for their positions is growing, writes Athandiwe Saba.

Opposition parties urge government to sort out Durban’s Glebelands Hostel killings

At least 60 people have died in the last two years as violence continues in the Durban hostels, leading for calls for the UN to intervene.


WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world