East Coast Radio Newswatch

EAST COAST RADIO  |  Podcast , ±3 min episodes every 2 hours  | 
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 1pm. © East Coast Radio.

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ECR Newswatch @ 18H00

Eskom says two generating units have tripped necessitating an escalation to Stage 4 loading shedding from 6pm.

ECR Newswatch @ 17H00

SANParks says the murder of a German tourist near the Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga is a huge setback for the tourism sector and the country.

ECR Newswatch @ 16H00

Health experts say the use of e-cigarettes in South Africa has shot up by over 500% over the past few years, with the youngest users being around 15.

ECR Newswatch @ 14H00

The ward councillor for Malvern in Durban says electricity in the area has been restored after residents spent several days in the dark.

ECR Newswatch @ 13H00

Health experts say South Africa's tobacco laws have not kept up with those of international communities, leading to the exploitation of loopholes and resulting in the increased sale and use of tobacco products.

ECR Newswatch @ 06H00

The KZN premier says the bodies of at least 27 people, who died in the April floods, are yet to be identified.

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