Tourism is a key driver of the economy and contributes to job creation but some towns are battling to maintain tourism infrastructure and some tourist areas are affected by a surge in crime.
Over 20 000 runners are participating in the 2019 Mandela Marathon which is under way between Pietermaritzburg and Howick.
Nine people are on Friday expected to appear at the Howick magistrate court for allegedly invading land at Howick in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands on Thursday.
African National Congress Deputy President David Mabuza continues with his campaign trail of community engagements in KwaZulu-Natal.
Provincial police spokesperson Thulani Zwane says the incident happened on Thursday night and said it’s alleged that the suspects stole two vehicles in Howick.