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.

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
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 last week, is set to leave the ...

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
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 Tuesday to register for an ...

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
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, with burning tyres and other ...

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
KZN boy bitten by puff adder in good spirits

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

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
SA's Covid-19 adviser Prof Salim Abdool Karim steps down

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

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
WATCH | Five stabbed in clashes between EFF and Sasco at Durban University of ...

Five students were stabbed during violent clashes allegedly between members of the EFF student command and the South African Students Congress at the ...

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
Stores petrol-bombed and violent clashes in central Durban

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

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
KZN man to be laid to rest after being shot in alleged argument over a mask

A family in Mooi River, KwaZulu-Natal, is preparing to bury 24-year-old DJ Lindokuhle Mchunu, who died after being shot following an alleged argument ...

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
Consider anti-parasitic to avoid possible third Covid-19 wave, health minister ...

A politician and a group of scientists have thrown their weight behind a call for an anti-parasitic drug to be studied and considered for human ...

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
ICU and high care beds, oxygen and ventilators may not always be available: ...

Netcare, one of the country’s largest private health-care providers, says the surge in Covid-19 infections has placed unprecedented demand on its ...

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