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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JUL
12pm

Newswatch @ 6pm

Five more people have been arrested in connection with the unrest-related murders in Phoenix, north of Durban.
23
JUL
11am

Newswatch @ 5pm

Environmental Affairs officials say the fire at a chemical factory in Cornubia north of Durban was still burning by yesterday afternoon, more than a week after it was started by looters...
23
JUL
10am

Newswatch @ 4pm

The Independent Electoral Commission has accepted the recommendations of the Moseneke Report that the October local government elections be postponed.
23
JUL
9am

Newswatch @ 3pm

Authorities are probing the deaths of 28 people who were vaccinated against COVID-19.
23
JUL
8am

Newswatch @ 2pm

KZN Health MEC, Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu says the number of unidentified bodies at the Phoenix mortuary has risen to 57.
23
JUL
7am

Newswatch @ 1pm

We’ll find out this afternoon what government is doing to deal with the toxic spill in Durban that is posing serious risks to people’s health and the environment.
23
JUL
6am

Newswatch @ 12pm

The South African Human Rights Commission says it’s concerned about reports of racial tension in some parts of KwaZulu-Natal.
23
JUL
5am

Newswatch @ 11am

The Acting Minister of Health has made a call to those who took part in looting sprees last week.
23
JUL
4am

Newswatch @ 10am

Members of the ANC National Youth Task Team have made their way to Phoenix, after last week's unrest and violence stoked racial tensions there and in neigbouring communities.
23
JUL
3am

Newswatch @ 9am

The country lost 47 500 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine during the riots and looting sprees last week. The Health Department says a total of 120 private pharmacies were destroyed.
23
JUL
2am

Newswatch @ 8am - Health condemns homemade infant formula

The National Department of Health is reminding people that calls for infant formula donations on social media are illegal. It has added that the distribution of these products can only be handled by the provincial departments of health, and not members of the public.
23
JUL
1am

Newswatch @ 7am

Grocery retailer, Pick 'n Pay, has added its voice to calls for government to reconsider the ban on alcohol sales, saying this is necessary to ensure the survival of many businesses.

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