Domestic travel is thriving as KZN welcomes local visitors

In order to draw attention to rural tourism development, Tourism KwaZulu-Natal embraced the theme “Tourism and Rural Development” for Tourism Month. To usher in the return of leisure travel to the province, MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, visited attractions throughout the length and breadth of KZN, making pit stops at […]

Traumatised neighbour recounts horrific Heritage Day shooting

The traumatized family of the four people killed in a shooting in Browns Farm near Philippi on Heritage Day, believe a family member might be able to lead police to the murderers. Late on Thursday evening, two gunmen stormed into the Mahashe home in Makhosi Street, and killed four people. The shooting left Nomqwazana Mahashe, […]

Shootout with police kills one suspect in KZN

A man was killed during a shootout with police in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, on Heritage Day. Police officers from the Ladysmith Dog Unit were alerted to a robbery in Illing Street, where it is alleged that at 09:30 on Thursday, three armed men entered a business premises and demanded cash. Provincial police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele […]

No major problems reported on Gauteng roads since start of the long weekend

Gauteng traffic police have reported no major issues on the roads since the start of Heritage Day and the long weekend. Traffic police have however urged road users to drive with caution as they expect high traffic volumes. “There are now no reported incidents along the N3 Toll route, from Cedara interchange to Heidelberg interchange. […]

Family, including 11-year-old boy gunned down on Heritage Day in Cape Town

A Cape Town family is reeling in shock after unknown gunmen stormed their home on Heritage Day on Thursday and gunned down four relatives. The deceased included a young boy aged 11. One person survived the shooting in Brown’s Farm on Thursday evening, a statement released on Friday by provincial police spokeswoman Novela Potelwa said. […]

Long fight against racism ahead, says President Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has used part of his Heritage Day keynote address to tackle racism. Ramaphosa says the controversial Clicks natural hair advert shows that South Africa still has a long way to go. The president is urging businesses and the media to be considerate of the country’s dark past. “An offensive hair advertisement that […]

Motorists urged to drive safely as long weekend traffic picks up

Gauteng traffic police have urged road users to drive with caution as they expect high traffic volumes from Thursday. Motorists are expected to be driving to different provinces to celebrate Heritage Day and the long weekend with their families in numbers. Gauteng traffic police spokesperson Sello Maremane asked motorists to “arrive alive”. “We wish to […]

A look at Shauwn Mkhize’s beautiful Heritage Day outfits – Pictures

Reality television star Shauwn Mkhize who is popularly known as MaMkhize in her reality show Kwa MaMkhize is excited about Heritage Day just like everyone else. She has posted a couple of posts on her socials and she really was looking stunning. She took to Instagram to reveal her beautiful outfits for this special day. MaMkhize […]

South Africans celebrate the day by remembering the cultural heritage #Heritageday2020

Heritage Day on 24 September recognises and celebrates the cultural wealth of our nation. South Africans celebrate the day by remembering the cultural heritage of the many cultures that make up the population of South Africa. Various events are staged throughout the country to commemorate this day. Living heritage is the foundation of all communities […]

President Cyril Ramaphosa endorses #JerusalemaChallenge for Heritage Day

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday urged South Africans to mark this year’s Heritage Day festivities by taking up the Jerusalema dance challenge. If The President Approved Jerusalema whereas the SAMA didn’t recognise it, This should tell you something. The #JerusalemaDanceChallenge has gained worldwide popularity with the official video garnering more than 90 million YouTube views. […]