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 1pm. © East Coast Radio.

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ECR Newswatch @ 08H00

Here’s your latest ECR Newswatch bulletin.

3m
Aug 11
ECR Newswatch @ 07H00

The Isipingo Lagoon pollution disaster and subsequent fish kill will be brought before Parliament.

3m
Aug 11
ECR Newswatch @ 06H00

The parents of the 21 teenagers who died at the Enyobeni tavern in East London are demanding government immediately release the toxicology test results.

3m
Aug 11
ECR Newswatch @ 18H00

There's a police investigation into the death of a patient, believed to have jumped from the sixth floor of the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria.

3m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @ 17H00

Police in KZN are working to identify a woman whose burnt body was discovered in a sugarcane field in Mid Illovo.

3m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @ 16H00

Seven men have been charged with the rape and robbery of eight women in Krugersdorp.

3m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @ 15H00

KZN's new premier, Nomusa Dube-Ncube says she'll strive to do what's best for the people of the province.

3m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @14H00

Nearly a decade since the Marikana massacre, the Department of Justice says it remains committed to concluding all matters arising from the deadly wage strike.

3m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @ 13H00

Fisherfolk in Isipingo, south of Durban are demanding answers after hundreds of fish washed up dead at Isipingo Lagoon.

2m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @ 12H00

Nomusa Dube-Ncube is officially the new premier of KwaZulu-Natal.

2m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @ 11H00

KwaZulu Natal's new premier is being elected at special sitting of the KZN legislature this morning.

3m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @ 10H00

A Durban environmentalist says Isipingo Beach Lagoon should be closed completely to members of the public, after hundreds of dead fish washed up on shore,.

2m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @ 09H00

A man has lost his life, after his car plunged into a swimming pool at a home in Westville.

2m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @ 08H00

Premier-elect Nomusa Dube-Ncube says gender inequality is at the heart of the abuse of vulnerable women.

3m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @ 07H00

KZN police have shot and killed a man, linked to a gang terrorising the northern KZN community of Esikhaleni.

3m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @ 06H00

Ravi Pillay has resigned as MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs.

3m
Aug 10
ECR Newswatch @ 01H00

Here’s your latest ECR Newswatch bulletin.

2m
Aug 09
ECR Newswatch @ 12H00

Road Traffic Inspectorate officers will be on 24-hour standby from Town hill to Cato Ridge - monitoring the route infamous for road carnage.

2m
Aug 09
ECR Newswatch @ 11H00

At least three people have died in a multi-vehicle crash on the M4 near Clairwood.

3m
Aug 09
ECR Newswatch @ 10H00

eThekwini Fire Fighters are yet to find what was the cause of a massive fire that gutted several homes, killing one man in Waterloo, north of Durban.

3m
Aug 09
ECR Newswatch @ 09H00

The Alfred Duma Municipality, in Ladysmith is urging tavern owners to keep their places of business safe by all means possible.

2m
Aug 09
ECR Newswatch @ 08H00

The ANC Women's League in KZN says it has faith in Nomusa Dube-Ncube and her ability to tackle the issues faced by women and children in the province.

2m
Aug 09
ECR Newswatch @ 07H00

eThekwini Municipality says it's now safe for Birchwood Park residents, in Pinetown to consumer tap water.

2m
Aug 09
ECR Newswatch @ 18H00

The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry says it's fully behind Nomusa Dube-Ncube as KwaZulu-Natal's new premier.

2m
Aug 08
ECR Newswatch @ 17H00

The family of the KwaDabeka woman whose body was found dumped on a roadside near Pinetown last year say they feel let down by the justice system.

3m
Aug 08
ECR Newswatch @ 16H00

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has hailed his visit to South Africa as the start of a new chapter in relations between the two countries.

3m
Aug 08
ECR Newswatch @ 15H00

Pietermaritzburg has been hit by a hailstorm.

3m
Aug 08
ECR Newswatch @ 14H00

Two suspected cash-in-transit robbers are lining up in court on the KZN north coast today.

2m
Aug 08
ECR Newswatch @ 13H00

The Transport Minister says government's newly-launched pothole repair campaign will soon make its way to KwaZulu-Natal.

2m
Aug 08
ECR Newswatch @ 12H00

KwaZulu-Natal premier-elect Nomusa Dube-Ncube says she's committed to tackling crippling issues in the province.

3m
Aug 08