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
OCT
12pm

Newswatch @ 6pm

UKZN says it will be probing an incident in which a male student was attacked apparently after being found inside a female residence. It's alleged the student entered the res at Westville campus yesterday, while a female student was taking a shower.
15
OCT
11am

Newswatch @ 5pm

As matrics get ready for the final chapter of their high school careers - - education officials are encouraging us to support them - and not hinder them. The 2019 final exams will kick-off tomorrow - with a Computer Applications Technology Paper 1.
15
OCT
11am

Newswatch @ 4pm

The State says it's ready to take former president Jacob Zuma and French arms company, Thales to trial - and want to get it done as soon as possible. Zuma and Thales' corruption matter was back in the Pietermaritzburg High Court today.
15
OCT
9am

Newswatch @ 3pm

NPA head, Shamila Batohi says the conviction rate in the country's courts has increased drastically. She was in Parliament today, to present the prosecuting body's 2018/2019 annual report
15
OCT
8am

Newswatch @ 2pm

The Helen Suzman Foundation has described the death of one of their researchers as a tragic loss for law and the health industry. Former Durban woman Arvitha Doodnath was killed in an attempted hijacking in Johannesburg.
15
OCT
7am

Newswatch @ 1pm

Eastern Cape police say they cannot say with certainty that there aren't any more mortar bombs at Strelitzia Dam in Uitenhage. At least 19 live bombs were fund at the site in recent days.
15
OCT
5am

Newswatch @ 11am

Former president Jacob Zuma's trial has been postponed to February 4 2020. Zuma is facing charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering linked to the multi-billion rand arms deal. He was briefly back in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday morning for day one of his trial.
15
OCT
4am

Newswatch @ 10am

Supporters have gathered outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court this morning to get behind Jacob Zuma. The former president's corruption, fraud and money laundering trial is underway.
15
OCT
3am

Newswatch @ 9am

There is a high police presence in and outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court where Jacob Zuma is headed this morning. The SAPS has appealed to people living in or around the area to please be aware that there's going to be a lot of activity around the court precinct.
15
OCT
2am

Newswatch @ 8am

Correctional Services officials say new security measures at Durban's Westville Prison are paying off. Another woman was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs in her underwear. The visitor was caught this past weekend.
15
OCT
1am

Neswatch @ 7am

Students at the University of Zululand say safety at off campus residences is still a major concern. They say the high crime rate means they are constantly having to look over their shoulder.
15
OCT
12am

Newswatch @ 6am

Supporters of Jacob Zuma say they'll be at Pietermaritzburg High Court to back the former president all the way. Zuma is expected to stand trial along with his co-accused, French arms company, Thales in a matter relating to the arms deal controversy.

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