Rassie, along with his captain, Siya Kolisi’s generation of players, have deepened our bonds with rugby in a manner that I thought inevitable as a young boy. Win or lose, they are us
Police are investigating a case of public violence after the William O’Brien building on the Pietermaritzburg campus was set on fire
The sugar industry’s struggle tells a bigger story of the risks of South Africa’s deindustrialisation
A candid story about love; and how human beings’ shortcomings get in the way
Some residents have accused the South African National Defence Force of taking too long to respond with recovery assistance
ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa is understood to have been part of talks that swung the agreement, which is a ‘governance plan’ rather than a coalition
National Freedom Party candidates in the Zululand town have gone into hiding amid fears that they will be targeted next
The governing party will call off political activities in areas of KwaZulu-Natal where threats are detected ahead of time
The Msunduzi local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal is on permanent life support and shows no sign of being cured
With tensions escalating in predominantly Indian and white suburbs, where residents have mobilised to defend themselves and their property, premier Sihle Zikalala said residents had a right to do so
Shop owners and businesses are being forced to close as violence spreads
The former president’s application to have his sentence rescinded fails the textbook tests for rescission and sees him persist in the contempt that resulted in a 15-month prison term, the commission argues
Firefighters have finally extinguished the fire at the New England Road landfill site in Pietermaritzburg, which had engulfed the KwaZulu-Natal capital in thick clouds of toxic smoke since it flared up more than a week ago
Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act
The administrator brought in to rescue the Pietermaritzburg council instead violated tender procedures and illegally appointed VBS Mutual Bank
A report recommended fraud and corruption charges against a former Pietermaritzburg mayor and municipal manager, relating to over R290-million
A letter purportedly proving that a high-level meeting took place in 2003 to discuss Jacob Zuma’s prosecution is the latest twist in the case
Zuma’s lawyers say the courts should not condone unconstitutional conduct by the NPA
Former president Jacob Zuma’s application for a permanent stay of prosecution is underway in the high court in Pietermaritzburg,
The former president’s counsel wants his corruption case halted because of the NPA’s ‘clandestine’ tactics against him
The trust board wants people to convert permits into leases, increasing their tenure insecurity
There’s a good chance the ex-president’s new heavyweights will claim he won’t get a fair trial
The beetle and the fungus have devastated trees in California in the US as well as in Israel. Now they’re in South Africa
‘There’s no way the gig will kick off on time. Our host, Nobala — provincial secretary Super Zuma — is one of history’s great Time Bandits’
What seemed to be banal images in a box of negatives offers an intriguing glimpse into the character and aspiration of the years from 1972 to 1984.
IFP president Mangosuthu Buthelezi has said he is worried about the amount of corruption and self-serving ambition that has flooded into politics.
About 30 ANC members who staged a sit-in at the party’s office in Pietermaritzburg were arrested on Monday night, KwaZulu-Natal police said.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday morning announced the replacement of two beleaguered leaders in strife-torn Msunduzi.
Sheryl Cwele was on Thursday found not guilty on two of the charges she faced related to drug trafficking.
The Pietermaritzburg High Court on Thursday ruled against the state’s application to have its drug-trafficking case against Sheryl Cwele reopened.
Mamelodi Sundowns players vow to be unrelenting in Telkom Knockout quarter-final against Maritzburg United.
Tessa Beetge, the KZN woman imprisoned in Brazil for drug trafficking, was recruited by the wife of the state security minister, a court has heard.