Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief

Yasantha Naidoo has used words and facts to help reflect the story of the day, week and hour for more than 20 years. She is based in Durban.


IN PICS | Masks burn in Durban as protesters call for vaccines and Ramaphosa to fall

Several groups marched to Durban's high court on Monday, where they burnt their masks in protest against what they deem ...


‘One Indian, one bullet’: Jackie Shandu to appear in court over ‘racist’ remarks

Jackie Shandu, the convener of a coalition of civic groups under the banner #JusticeForPhoenixMassacreVictims, is ...


IN PICTURES | Iced tea anyone in the Berg winter wonderland?

As temperatures dipped below freezing point throughout the country, one tourism establishment in the southern ...


Petrol bombs, gunshots and anxiety — a loota continua

A line of snaking trucks and impatient sedans around Peacevale on the N3, where police stood guard as clean-up teams ...


KZN south coast's water tankers, municipal offices and market set alight

Water tankers, municipal offices and a fresh market on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast were set alight and vandalised on ...


News of MaKhumalo’s death is ‘devoid of truth’ - Jacob Zuma Foundation

The Jacob Zuma Foundation has quashed speculation that Sizakele MaKhumalo Zuma has died.


Durban metro police were not looting, say city officials after video goes viral

eThekwini officials have quashed speculation that city police officers were participating in widespread looting and ...


Body of KZN rugby player shot dead by US cops set to arrive in SA on Friday

The body of Lindani Myeni, the former rugby player from KwaZulu-Natal who was shot dead by Honolulu police in Hawaii ...


Hundreds of prospective students flock for 'hoax' registration at DUT

Throngs of prospective students - many not wearing masks - jostled for space at Durban University of Technology on ...


Students set up fiery blockade at MUT entrance

A group of EFF students blockaded an entrance of the Mangosuthu University of Technology in Umlazi, south of Durban, ...