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Level 3: No bargaining with schools, we must work to make them ready

KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu says that it is all hands of deck to get schools up to standard for the return of pupils. → Read More

Coronavirus: Five staffers at King Edward VIII Hospital in Durban test positive

Five staff members at King Edward VIII Hospital in Durban test positive for Covid-19 but the hospital will not be completely closed. → Read More

Covid-19: Dis-Chem at Ballito mall shuts down after staff member tests positive

The Dis-Chem pharmacy at the Ballito Junction mall has been shut down after a member of staff tested positive for Covid-19. → Read More

The science behind Level 3 - Ramaphosa lauds 'diverse and sometimes challenging views'

As President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the downgrade to Level 3 of the national Covid-19 lockdown, he thanked scientists for challenging and pushing the government's response to the global pandemic. → Read More

Cop killed in alleged hijacking incident in Mpumalanga

A police officer has been shot and killed after engaging alleged hijackers in Kwaggafontein, Mpumalanga, police said on Sunday. → Read More

SA to move to Level 3, but risk of infections now even greater, warns Ramaphosa

After nearly 60 days of the tough Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a drop to Level 3, bringing a significant easing of measures to combat the deadly pandemic. → Read More

Covid-19: Soup kitchens can no longer be policed or controlled, court says

The government can no longer prevent the distribution of food during the Covid-19 national lockdown after a non-governmental organisation (NGO) - 1 000 Women Trust - approached the courts and won the right to freely assist the hungry. → Read More

Eid celebrations delayed until Monday

Eid celebrations predicted for Sunday will now take place on Monday, the Jamiatul Ulama South Africa has announced. → Read More

Delay in delivery of PPE, so KZN asks school staff to return on Thursday

The return of staff to schools in KwaZulu-Natal has been delayed until later in the week as the education department works to distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) to all schools. → Read More

Premier Sihle Zikalala's official residence broken into

The official residence of KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has been broken into. → Read More

Covid-19 challenges with prisoner logistics in Andile 'Bobo' Mbuthu court case

Covid-19 continues to affect normal court proceedings with challenges in transporting prisoners to court in the Andile "Bobo" Mbuthu matter in KZN. → Read More

WATCH | Supermarket building on fire in Pinetown CBD

A large plume of black smoke was visible in the Pinetown CBD in Durban after a building caught alight, paramedic services have said. → Read More

'I did not visit Blade because he was in Pretoria'

Police Minister Bheki Cele has repeatedly denied paying a personal visit last Monday to the Kwazulu-Natal home of his Cabinet colleague, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande, in contravention of the regulations. → Read More

The horses will come out for 2020 Durban July

Gold Circle, the host of the Vodacom Durban July, says the premier lifestyle and horse racing event will go ahead, but behind closed doors. → Read More

Zikalala orders probe after KZN child seen being pulled by officers during lockdown tussle

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has called for an investigation into the pulling and grabbing of a KZN child while KwaDukuza crime prevention and traffic officers were allegedly enforcing lockdown regulations. → Read More

'He was always bubbly' - KZN family mourns slain teen Andile 'Bobo' Mbuthu

A family member of 16-year-old Andile "Bobo" Mbuthu, who was allegedly kidnapped and killed last week in Hambanathi, Tongaat, outside Durban, says he was a promising young man. → Read More

'I am disturbed' – mayor condemns KZN officers seen pulling child in video

The mayor of KwaDukuza Municipality, north of Durban, has spoken out against her crime prevention and traffic officers, who were caught on video pulling a child while seemingly enforcing an alleged lockdown-related infringement. → Read More

Cele: More people are breaking regulations under Level 4

When lockdown regulations were slightly eased from Level 5 to Level 4, it was still meant to maintain strict citizen discipline, but more laws have been broken since 1 May, said Minister of Police Bheki Cele. → Read More

KZN health department plans to keep some wards open after hospital closed due to Covid-19

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health will be working on protocols to mitigate the closure of facilities when medical staff is infected, says Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu. → Read More

IN NUMBERS | Here's the extent of the Covid-19 outbreak in KZN

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has presented his province's response plan for Covid-19 to President Cyril Ramaphosa which reveals how they are dealing with the pandemic. → Read More