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.

The Arch goes green in final send-off with water cremation

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In keeping with his stance of protecting the earth, the body of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was returned to dust ...

WATCH | Is it a meteor or 'rich politicians leaving with loot'? - Just space junk says ...

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Social media was abuzz with the sighting of a large, travelling body of light on Saturday night.

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

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

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

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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

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

Shots fired online, Duduzile Zuma-Sambudla takes aim at president as Free Zuma campaign ...

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Duduzile Zuma-Sambudla took a swipe at President Cyril Ramaphosa on social media, defending the “criminal elements” who ...

Students set up fiery blockade at MUT entrance

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

KZN boy bitten by puff adder in good spirits

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A 15-year old holiday maker was discharged from hospital on Sunday after being bitten by a puff adder in the Drakenberg.

SA's Covid-19 adviser Prof Salim Abdool Karim steps down

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The country's head of the ministerial advisory committee on Covid-19, Prof Salim Abdool Karim, has stepped down from ...

Stores petrol-bombed and violent clashes in central Durban

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The police and metro police have responded to a fiery protest which broke out in central Durban on Monday.