Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, has reopened the newly-upgraded N2 road, between Mtunzini Toll Plaza and Empangeni just south of Richards Bay on the KwaZulu Natal north coast.
Three people including a two-year-old child have been shot dead and another injured in their home in the Mpembeni area near Eskhaleni in Richards Bay on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal.
Violence and Human Rights monitor and honorary researcher at the school of Law and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Mary De Haas says people in Empembeni near Richards Bay are afraid to vote because of recent political violence.
National Freedom Party supporters are gathered at KwaMbonambi town hall near Richards Bay on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast.
Parents of young boys, who became victims of an alleged serial rapist at Mzingazi in Richards Bay on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast, say their children are traumatised.