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
We've learnt to live with violence, says voter in crime-ridden KZN's murder ...

The crime-ridden streets of Imbali - a township outside KwaZulu-Natal's capital Pietermaritzburg - were bustling on Monday afternoon, a stark ...

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
IN PICS | Masks burn in Durban as protesters call for vaccines and Ramaphosa to ...

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

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
IN PICTURES | Iced tea anyone? Big freeze brings winter wonderland to SA

As temperatures dipped below zero throughout the country, one tourism establishment in the southern Drakensberg was delighted to awaken to a winter ...

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
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 poured sand over the fiery ...

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
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 Monday morning.

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
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.

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
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 criminality that has plunged ...

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
Shots fired online, Duduzile Zuma-Sambudla takes aim at president as Free Zuma ...

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

Yasantha Naidoo Durban bureau chief
YASANTHA NAIDOO | When you’re that shape-shifting creature whose greatest fear ...

This is how four members of a Durban family overcame their dread after being struck down by Covid-19

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 ...