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.

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
KZN police commissioner to tell the 'real story' at unrest hearing

Lt-Gen Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi says he will hit back over accusations that he failed to co-operate with the army

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
Defence minister says SA needs an ‘agile’ army after July unrest

The July unrest taught SA it needs an "agile" army, defence and military veterans minister Thandi Modise told the SA Human Rights Commission on ...

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
Looking for a sign? Head to Durban North

Durban seems to have its own Banksy, who is also remaining anonymous, because his posters erected throughout the leafy suburb of Durban North are ...

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
Former Phoenix security company boss under fire for call to set up barricades

Former security company boss Glen Naidoo told the SAHRC that when he called for the Phoenix community to barricade roads to keep looters out in July, ...

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
Umlazi father crawled on N2 freeway to escape men who shot him during July ...

Bongani Mkhize crawled on the N2 freeway and hid under a bridge after he had been shot near Wentworth, south of Durban, during the unrest in July.

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
KZN police boss 'not co-operative' when army was deployed during July unrest, ...

KwaZulu-Natal police commissioner Lt-Gen Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi went on paternity leave and was allegedly reluctant to share information with ex-defence ...

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
More than 800 teargas canisters and almost 17,000 bullets fired during July ...

Two water cannons were used to disperse crowds that ran riot in Gauteng during the July unrest, the SA Human Rights Commission heard on Monday.

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
KZN police looking for woman who was shot and injured in Isipingo

KwaZulu-Natal police are trying to locate a woman who was shot and injured while on the way to work in Isipingo, south of Durban, on Monday morning.

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July unrest a ‘planned gathering with unpredicted modus operandi’: Sitole

National police commissioner Gen Khehla Sitole testified before the SAHRC hearing on Monday that July's unrest was a "planned gathering with an ...

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
Fraudsters will be the death of us: funeral policy scam leaves KZN teachers ...

Education department the worst hit as syndicates in cahoots with brokerages access payslips to deduct fake policies