The Bester community near KwaMashu, Durban, is grappling with a severe sanitation crisis as their pit toilets continue to overflow.
The eThekwini Municipality has revealed that it would take over 90 years to address the backlog of problems at informal settlements.
In Durban, six women gather every day waiting for a truck to come and fetch the cardboard they have collected.
Residents say eThekwini Municipality has failed to fix most of the toilets in the area which are blocked and broken
Many families who lost their homes during the devastating floods that hit KZN, in April 2022 are still living in emergency housing units.
Thousands of homes in Ntuzuma, north of Durban, have been without running water for nearly three weeks after a fire caused extensive damage
There has been no progress on the huge Umbhayi housing development in Tongaat, north of Durban, since the contractor left the site in 2021.
Families living at the Amaoti Transit Camp north of Durban say they have lost hope that they will be moved to proper housing.
The eThekwini Municipality says it will investigate claims that janitors don’t have materials and that most of the toilets are broken
The Department of Public Works is in the process of selling the Enduduzweni Centre for the Disabled in Umlazi.
Parents complain that the KwaZulu-Natal education department is neglecting special schools. They say schools are short of teachers.
Durban’s King Shaka International Airport is set to begin maintenance work and upgrades in parts of the airport this March.
Water activists say the polluted rivers and beaches pose a serious risk to businesses and to communities who rely on them.
The case of 32-year-old Regan Naidoo, who died while in police custody, resumed at the Durban Magistrates Court on Friday.
According to a study, Durban’s Golden Mile has been named the ‘best place to run and cycle’ in South Africa.