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POLITICS

Fists fly as David Mabuza campaigns in KZN

A fight broke out between community members where ANC deputy President David Mabuza is on an election campaign trail. Police had to intervene in Osizweni, Newcastle. According to media reports, Mabuza was standing a few meters away as the residents exchanged blows. Apparently the community members had a disagreement after some were planning to chase Mabuza away from the community.

  2 months ago ago
Fists fly as David Mabuza campaigns in KZN

SOCIETY

This is what they saw after a fatal crash in KZN last night

On Saturday the 28th of November 2020, a fatal accident was reported in the KwaZulu-Natal Province in the deep of the night. It involved two motor vehicles and both vehicles suffered extensive damage. Fellow motorists who witnessed the collision made a call to the emergency service providers informing them of the collision. The emergency service providers responded swiftly and among them were the police, paramedics and fire brigade personnel. The collision happened in the Osizweni area and upon the arrival of

  1 year ago ago
This is what they saw after a fatal crash in KZN last night

JUSTICE

#ShutdownSA trending as Banks and Retailers send out texts

As protest action for #FreeZuma intensifies, Service providers have started sending out messages to their customers alerting them of temporary closure of branches. Standard bank and Shoprite have temporarily shut down services. Customers are advised to transact online or through retail partners if possible. News24 has reported that due to the current protest actions, cash in transit services will not be operating until further notice, as a result, SASSA will not be able to make any payments to it's beneficiaries.

  6 months ago ago
#ShutdownSA trending as Banks and Retailers send out texts

POLITICS

Clench hands fly as David Mabuza crusades in KZN

A battle broke out between local area individuals where ANC delegate President David Mabuza is on a political race trail. Police needed to mediate in Osizweni, Newcastle. As per media reports, Mabuza was standing a couple of meters away as the inhabitants traded blows. Evidently the local area individuals had a conflict after some were intending to pursue Mabuza away from the local area.

  2 months ago ago
Clench hands fly as David Mabuza crusades in KZN

SOCIETY

Bheki Cele ends the groove at Newcastle, Scrapyard Lounge

Minister of police, Bheki Cele visited Newcastle in KZN with the aim of stopping violence caused by Gangsters in the township called Osizweni and deployed berets to help him. Where Lastwarnings and Juveniles (Gang Names) is abusing the community by killing, beating them up for trying to stand for themselves, looting of shops and robbery. This group of boys have been troubling Osizweni community since January 2020. So the community had enough it and requested the ministers help. Newcastle town is also known for

  1 year ago ago
Bheki Cele ends the groove at Newcastle, Scrapyard Lounge

POLITICS

Watch: Cele is not here to play

Police Minister Bheki Cele is not here to play this festive but to fix the country to the core, yesterday he was seen raiding a common industrial area hangout. It is understood the establishment was said to have been working past midnight, which is contrary to the Covid-19 regulations. Patrons were witnessed by the arrival of police officers from the premises. A statement released by SAPS KwaZulu-Natal reads, "Over the past three days, police officers from the Amajuba District, along with additional police reinforcements

  1 year ago ago
Watch: Cele is not here to play

CRIME

"Unbelievable," Girl tattooed the head of a teen with a broken bottle of beer in KwaZulu-Natal

It is quite alarming how people in Africa including here in South Africa engage in physical combat for just a little issue that can be resolved amicably through compromise. We have seen many incidences of fight in our South Africa street and when you dig deep and make enquiry on what actually resulted on the fight, you might be amazed that it's something that makes little or no meaning. People must start respecting themselves in our streets, we can't be fighting against crime and at the same time engage in street

  1 year ago ago

CRIME

Police arrested Six men nabbed with hijacked car and firearms

Police arrested Six men nabbed with hijacked car and firearms  “Operations targeting unlawful firearms are still persevering with in the province. We are seeing effective outcomes due to our deployments to diminish criminal activities. I am thrilled with the current recoveries of illegal firearms and the arrests of suspects for possessing such firearms,” said the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula. His gratitude follows the arrest of six suspects at Osizweni following

  1 year ago ago
Police arrested Six men nabbed with hijacked car and firearms

CRIME

Doctor from Madadeni hospital; and her mom attacked by thugs at home in the middle of the night

According to a local newspaper; the thugs went rampant at Osizweni; in Newcastle; Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands; going around breaking windows in households and breaking into homes; in what they called revenge for one of theirs who was stabbed. The gang called the Last Warnings; attacked people in the middle of the night. Saying they are revenging one of theirs who had been stabbed at a tavern. Dr Thobile Masilela who works at Madadeni hospital does not know how she and her mother survived the thugs who entered their

  1 year ago ago
Doctor from Madadeni hospital; and her mom attacked by thugs at home in the middle of the night

POLITICS

Here's how David Mabuza dodged a violent fist fight in KZN

On Saturday, Deputy President David Mabuza had a tough time during his campaign in KwaZulu-Natal. Mabuza had to dodge a fist fight by running away from the area. In a twist of events the ANC Deputy President David Mabuza had to leave without a community engagement in Osizweni in Newcastle.

  2 months ago ago
Here's how David Mabuza dodged a violent fist fight in KZN

CRIME

People of Newcastle living in fear because of new gang called "last warning"

Last warning gangster has killed five young man in Newcastle .The is a new gang in Newcastle called" malast warning".The gang is destroying people,s Lives.The gang is based at osizweni. The gang has been walking on street with knives and other dangerous weapon.life is not good for Newcastle people as they live in fear now.This gang is based at osizweni. What is said is that these are young children ,they maybe between 14 and 16 years old. People of Newcastle have been complaining they say they will take the

  1 year ago ago
People of Newcastle living in fear because of new gang called

CRIME

Opinion| A gang terrorizes the community of Osizweni in KZN

•So let me get this straight, there are two groups of known gangs in Newcastle who kill, rape, steal in daylight known by EVERYONE in the area but nothing happens to them? But Bheki Cele was busy shutting down pubs last night. •This reminds me of the young kids who murdered my cousin. The family protected them, only witness disappeared,later found dead. Case dropped. A few years later the very same parents at the forefront of protecting their kids were being physically abused by the same kids. •The problem

  1 year ago ago
Opinion| A gang terrorizes the community of Osizweni in KZN

SOCIETY

Bheki Cele and SAPS officers conduct operations in KZN to fight gangsterism.

An estimated atleast 100 suspects have been apprehended in KwaZulu-Natal after police raids were conducted in the area, looking into the gangs that have been terrorizing the citizens of KZN. Police Minister Bheki Cele along with SAPS officers from units outside Newcastle did an intelligence driven operation on Saturday night in an effort to curb criminal activity in the area. It is believed that 120 people were taken into police custody after a number of raids were done. Police Minister Bheki Cele went in Osizweni

  1 year ago ago
Bheki Cele and SAPS officers conduct operations in KZN to fight gangsterism.

SOCIETY

Criminals might just not be human but Evil beings in flesh and this crime here shows it

Picture: The evil acts in the crime is expectxed to be gang related, the victim with his friends were walking in osizweni when they were attacked by a group of boys armed with weapons.The place is osizweni blauwbosch were the suspets hacked and stabbed one victim in attacking the group of friends who fled the scene but one victim.

  9 months ago ago
Criminals might just not be human but Evil beings in flesh and this crime here shows it

CRIME

KZN bread truck hijacker slapped with 15 years in prison

The kwazulu-natal man who will spend 15 years in jail after he hijacked a truck that was loaded with the thousand of the loafs of bread outside Newcastle last year, the court called madadeni it region it has also sentenced vumani Gama he is 35 years old. The said he will be sentenced to 15 years to jail, for the illegal possession of the firearm and ammunition, Col thembeka Mbele police spokeperson he said Gama's accomplice, Simphiwe miya who is 27 years old they was sentenced to eight years for hijacking a

  1 year ago ago
KZN bread truck hijacker slapped with 15 years in prison

SOCIETY

Services directly impacted by the looting

What's happening The Free Zuma protest has resulted in millions of property damage, mass looting and general anarchy. Fears of food shortages are rife as reports come in of queues to purchase basic everyday commodities like bread. However, the damage to our normal day to day is not limited to just the retail sector.

  6 months ago ago
Services directly impacted by the looting

SOCIETY

Store Security Guard Shot After telling Suspects to Sanitize

Picture// Source// Google The three man were arrested for attempted murder after they were involved in altercations for refusing to sanitize hands The incident was in Newcastle at hardware in the osizweni area. It seems that a security was not allowing them to enter into the store without sanitising their hands. But they three man were refusing and an altercation began and the man shot a security guard. It is alleged that at the time of the physical scuffle, the officer struck one of the suspects with a pick

  1 year ago ago
Store Security Guard Shot After telling Suspects to Sanitize

SOCIETY

3 day crackdown by cops; yields 211 arrests in crime fraught Newcastle; Osizweni and Madadeni areas

From Thursday to Saturday a police team led by the Minister of police; Bheki Cele descended on the crime ridden town of Newcastle; Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands. The area has been under a lot of pressure due to lawlessness and gangs. Those arrested were facing charges of assault; theft; rape; possession of stolen goods; possession of unlicenced firearms; murder and drug possession. The three day crackdown led to the arrest of 4 people suspected of vandalism; 27 for assault; 5 for attempted murder; 31 illegal immigrants;

  1 year ago ago
3 day crackdown by cops; yields 211 arrests in crime fraught Newcastle; Osizweni and Madadeni areas

ENTERTAINMENT

Maskandi Artist Somnandi Brings Together Virgins Of The Reed And Fashion Models For His DVD

Legendary maskandi artist Thokozani 'Somnandi' Langa breaks record by bringing together fashion models and Izintombi ZoMhlanga on his DVD that was shot at Bhekakancane, Osizweni in Newcastle. The dance performed by Amabutho and Shembe church members were also not left aside. Thokozani Langa announced that his DVD which would be released this year consists of videos for songs that are found in his previous albums which are Iyabuza Induna, UPopayi and from his recently released album titled Iqatha Eliziqobayo.

  6 months ago ago
Maskandi Artist Somnandi Brings Together Virgins Of The Reed And Fashion Models For His DVD

SOCIETY

‘I’m ashamed’ — KZN pensioner bears scars of rape by neighbour

A 34-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man has been given a life sentence for raping his elderly neighbour. Stock Image BY: [NewsFlash] - Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:30 GMT A 62-year-old woman from KwaZulu-Natal who was raped by her neighbor has told the Madadeni regional court that her ordeal has haunted her, that she feels ashamed, and that she distrusts men.

  3 months ago ago
‘I’m ashamed’ — KZN pensioner bears scars of rape by neighbour