Thirteen people have died in a crash involving a petrol tanker and a minibus near Pietermaritzburg.
Six people have sustained injuries, 2 of them critical.
The cause of the accident is not yet known, and authorities have closed off the road.
An investigation is underway.
In other news – Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode’s Jerusalema to be made into a dance film
While international film and TV shoots have been halted in South Africa for the past six months due to a ban on foreign flights during the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the local industry have found a novel way to lift their spirits.
On Thursday, hundreds of South African actors and crew members will come together to make a feature film centering on the “Jerusalema” dance craze that has swept the world. The shoot coincides with Heritage Day, which celebrates the Rainbow Nation’s multiple cultures. Learn more