East Coast Radio Newswatch

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East Coast Radio Newswatch is the independent Durban-based radio station's news team. We are KwaZulu-Natal’s trusted news source with a focus on local, breaking news. Our bulletins run from 6am until 6pm, Monday to Friday. On weekends and public holidays you can catch our news updates from 7am until 12pm. © East Coast Radio.

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15
JUN
3am

Newswatch @ 9am

The CEO of The Association for the aged says sexual and financial abuse of senior citizens is a growing problem in KZN
15
JUN
2am

Newswatch @ 8am

A young Nigerian farmer says a lack of political will is what's slowing down the emergence of black farmers in African countries.
15
JUN
1am

Newswatch @ 7am

The Automobile Association says there is a possibility oil prices could jump again - leading to a possible increase in the fuel price.
14
JUN
5am

Newswatch @ 11am

Three people have been killed in a multi-vehicle crash on the N3 in the vicinity of the Tugela Toll Plaza. Two trucks and two cars collided on the southbound carriageway - that's heading from Joburg towards the coast - between the toll plaza and Bergville off-ramps. KZN Emergency Medical Services say three other people have been rushed to hospital.
14
JUN
4am

Newswatch @ 10am

The KZN Department of Arts and Culture says allegations that 141 libraries in the province have been without Internet access since April last year are miscalculated and outdated. HOD Ntokozo Chonco has been reacting to a statement issued by the DA earlier in the week. The party claims many communities are suffering because of the slow pace at which the department is addressing the issue.
14
JUN
3am

Newswatch @ 9am

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has described yesterday's visit by the provincial government ahead of their new term in office as being like children requesting a blessing from their parents. Premier Sihle Zikalala formerly introduced his Cabinet to the King in KwaNongoma yesterday. The monarch says party members must resolve their issues to avoid infighting.
14
JUN
2am

Newswatch @ 8am

Farmers need to adapt their strategies if their businesses are going to remain viable. That's the view of some stakeholders who took part in the African Agriculture Conference in Zimbali - north of Durban yesterday. The issue of dumping was brought up on the sidelines of the event.
14
JUN
1am

Newswatch @ 7am

The family of a police officer who was allegedly killed by her boyfriend in Mpumalanga township - west of Durban is demanding justice. This as a 26-year-old man is due to make his first appearance in the Mpumalanga Magistrate's Court today. 33-year-old Thandiwe Mava-neni was shot multiple times on Wednesday. The Inchanga SAPS officer died in hospital.
14
JUN
12am

Newswatch @ 6am

KZN police have launched a manhunt for two people who allegedly disarmed three security guards during a cash-in-transit heist in Gingindlovu - on the north coast yesterday. It's understood the guards were loading cash at an ATM at a local mall when they were attacked.
13
JUN
11am

Newswatch @ 5pm

Education authorities have lashed out at those calling for educators to be armed on school premises - following the murder of a Grade 7 teacher this week. Siboniso Nyawose was shot dead in the corridors of Masuku Primary School in Folweni on Tuesday morning.
13
JUN
10am

Newswatch @ 4pm

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise says Parliament has no plans to beef up security during next week's State of the Nation Address. There are concerns over possible disruptions - following an altercation among MPs yesterday.

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