More municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal could be placed under administration. The announcement was made by Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Sipho Hlomuka during a meeting with provincial mayors in Bergville in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.
Two KwaZulu-Natal paramedics have been shot and wounded in the Amatikwe area of Inanda, north of Durban. The incident happened in the early hours of Wednesday when they responded to a fake emergency call.
The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal has dismissed allegations by some eThekwini regional branches that the decision to place Mayor Zandile Gumede on special leave was not communicated with them.
Newly elected KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala says the ruling party will not use its numbers in the provincial legislature to supress the views of other parties.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has called for an urgent evaluation of the drainage systems in the eThekwini Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal.