Paddy Harper (City Press)
The drought experienced in the country in the past few months has ravaged the world’s oldest protected estuary, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park.
Terry Van Der Walt and Mervyn Pillay (Sunday Tribune)
Angry fishermen whose livelihoods depend on good catches say authorities are not doing enough to safeguard fish stocks from deep water fishing fleets accused of plundering our waters.
Sihle Mlambo, additional reporting by Zainul Dawood (Daily News)
Medical waste dumping probe
Crackdowns on sand-mining syndicates operating on the uMsundusi and the uMngeni Rivers.
ANA Reporter (Africa News Agency)
Several Durban beaches have been closed and are expected to remain closed for the next two weeks after they were found to be polluted with medical waste.
Lauren Walford (Berea Mail)
Reports of suspected illegal trawlers
Disaster management teams have been deployed to parts of Durban after flooding left more than 300 people homeless, at least six dead and two others missing, presumed drowned.
Giordano Stolley (ANA)
Flooding from the heavy rain that fell in Durban over the weekend claimed at least six lives and left hundreds homeless, authorities said.
Bernadette Wolhuter and Zainul Dawood (Daily News)
While KwaZulu-Natal mops up and counts the cost of the downpours at the weekend that caused deaths, landslides and flooding, the rain has made no significant impact on the dam levels in the province.
Selene Brophy (Traveller24, News24)
Heavy torrential rain in the eThekwini metro over the weekend has proven fatal after two children were reportedly killed in the floods in the uMlazi and Chatsworth area, with the Isipingo estuary situated just South of Durban also flooding.