EThekwini Municipality's Malcolm Canham says despite the Durban beach front being packed to capacity, there have been no major incidents.
Drought in Cape Town and other parts of the country, Knysna fires, economic downgrades, the Life Esidimeni tragedy, and the rise in femicide, are just some of the stories that made headlines in South Africa in 2016.
Humanitarian and relief organisation, Gift of the Givers, has appealed to South Africans to open their hearts as the New Year kicks off and help those affected by the severe storm that hit Gauteng on Saturday, killing two people.
Four people have been killed and two others seriously injured when a truck driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed on the Du Toits Kloof Pass near Worcester in the Boland.
A farmer from Cramond near Pietermaritzburg has been arrested and charged with murder. He allegedly shot and killed 42-year-old Mothi Ngubane during a funeral held on his farm.
The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has made an urgent plea to all beach goers to be extremely cautious over the next week.
Disaster management teams in KwaZulu-Natal have been put on high alert as four people were killed in heavy thunderstorms overnight in several parts of the province
Joburg Metro Police have warned that fines of up to R1 500 will be issued to people who are found breaking by-laws related to fireworks.
The SPCA has pleaded with Bloemfontein residents to keep their animals safe during New Year's celebrations.
The City of Joburg is to request emergency funds from national government to fix the storm damage. Different parts of Gauteng were hit by a severe thunder storm on Saturday. The storm left two dead and properties destroyed. Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba is visiting a number of areas that were affected and says the damage […]
At least five people have been killed following harsh weather conditions in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.
Western Cape traffic authorities have warned motorists to be responsible as they head into the New Year.
Mpumalanga police have called on members of the public to use fireworks responsibly when celebrating the ushering in of the New Year to prevent traumatising animals.
President Jacob Zuma says alleviating poverty remains government's top priority.
President Jacob Zuma has stressed government's commitment to ensuring free higher education for learners from poor households in his New Year's message.
Several people have been injured and property damaged after a severe storm accompanied by heavy rain, hail and strong winds wreaked havoc in the south of Johannesburg and on the West Rand.
President Jacob Zuma has called on all South Africans to work together in order to ensure a prosperous and productive 2018.
The arrest of the Nigerian Pastor Timothy Omotoso by the Hawks in Port Elizabeth earlier in 2017 on charges of human trafficking, a schedule 6 offence grabbed the interest of the nation.
The South African Weather Service has warned of severe thunderstorms in Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, on the Gauteng East Rand, Mogale City and Randfontein on the West Rand on Saturday evening.
The South African Police Service (Saps) has urged students who are looking for accommodation for the new academic year to be cautious of bogus advertisements, especially online.
The Mpumalanga Health Department says its public hospitals have improved their delivery of services to the public.
Both the Beit Bridge Border Post in Musina and the Kranskop Toll Plaza near Bela Bela in Limpopo have recorded average volumes of traffic by Friday afternoon.
President Jacob Zuma has urged all business people to make sure that they support the education of the disadvantaged students by sponsoring their education and giving them employment once they are qualified.
Johannesburg's most wanted alleged property hijacking kingpin and two suspected accomplices have been arrested.
A storm has wreaked havoc in Armsterdam near Ermelo in Mpumalanga. More than ten houses are without roofs following the storm.
The North West is celebrating a successful initiation season. All 2000 initiates have returned home.
National Police Commissioner, Khehla Sitole, says more than 94 000 people were arrested in the Western Cape alone since the beginning of the festive period
Friends and family of veteran musician Robbie Malinga have continued to pay tribute to the Afro-pop singer and producer during his memorial service at Grace Bible Church in Soweto.
The University of the Free State's SRC has welcomed the Constitutional Court judgment in favour of the institution's language policy where English is the primary medium of instruction.
The City of Cape Town says its' proposed drought levy still has many processes to go through before it's put in place.