Abandoned bowling club crime haven

The abandoned Scottsville Bowling Club has become a haven for criminals causing concern in the neighborhood following a spate of crime in the area.

Firemen describe horrific ordeal at Old Prison

Thankful to be alive, firemen, who worked selflessly at yesterday’s Old Prison building fire, give a first hand account of being trapped inside when a concrete slab fell on them.

Drought still a reality for Pietermaritzburg

While many have hoped the recent, frequent down pours would equate to an end of the dreaded drought situation, it appears that the rain has very inconveniently fallen outside the main catchment areas and done nothing to compensate the present water shortage.

DA councillor removed from Exco

Just over a month after the formation of the new Msunduzi Municipality Executive Committee (Exco), the DA has axed Naleni (Atwaru) Naidoo from Exco replacing her with veteran councillor Glen McArthur.

30-hour water shutdown

Umgeni water is planning a 30-hour water shutdown for the city to carryout essential maintenance on their aquaducts.

Political parties warned to remove election posters

The municipality has issued a warning to all political parties to remove election posters or face being fined. This week marks more than a month since the new Council was sworn in and yet election posters are still visible on lamp-posts throughout the city.

Hilton residents again without power and water

Frustrated Hilton residents who are again with without water and electricity for lengthy periods have lambasted the municipality for failing to inform them of such cuts so they could make alternate arrangements.

Landslide victory for ANC in Msunduzi

The African National Congress (ANC) has won a landslide victory in last week’s local government elections winning 30 of the 39 wards in Msunduzi, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) announced on Monday.