Nivashni Nair Senior reporter

Nivashni Nair is a multiple award-winning journalist who has interviewed presidents and superstars and travelled throughout KwaZulu-Natal to find the untold stories of the ordinary South African. She has been the eyes and ears of the people during some of the country's major court cases and is always on the lookout for stories of the underdog, unconventional tales and "good" news.


Bail bid for Durban man accused of stabbing mom 26 times

A 20-year-old Durban man accused of killing his mother on May 6 says he does not remember stabbing her more than 26 ...


St Lucia fisherman severely injured after being struck by towing rope

A fisherman was severely injured when a towing rope struck him at Mapelane Beach in St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal.


Lindani Myeni was a 'victim of a racist-inspired war' — KZN MEC Nkonyeni

"I keep asking God if he is OK." - Lindani Myeni's widow Lindsay


Six robbery suspects and a bystander killed in shoot-out with police in KZN

Six gunmen who attempted to rob a butchery in northern KwaZulu-Natal and a bystander were killed in a shoot-out with ...


Cow stolen for lobola recovered two years later

While searching on Tuesday for a cow stolen over the weekend, police in northern KwaZulu-Natal found another cow that ...


At least 20 prisoners on the run in KZN after gunmen intercept prison van

A manhunt is under way in Pietermaritzburg, where 31 prisoners escaped on the way to court on Wednesday morning


eThekwini mayor's name used in scam to raise funds for schoolboy achiever

A scam artist is using eThekwini mayor Mxolisi Kaunda's name to solicit money from unsuspecting members of the public.


Four men arrested for triple murder in Lamontville

KwaZulu-Natal police worked around the clock at the weekend to arrest four men in connection with a triple murder in ...


Robber sentenced for accomplices' deaths in shoot-out with Durban homeowners

A 33-year-old e-hailing taxi driver was sentenced to 20 years behind bars for his role in a robbery that led to the ...


Bird flu outbreak confirmed in SA, Joburg farm quarantined

The poultry industry was on high alert on Tuesday after an outbreak of avian influenza was confirmed in a commercial ...