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By: Nompendulo Ngubane UMasipala uMsunduzi usuthembise abahlali base-Greater Edendale ePietermaritzburg ukuthi uyazibophezela ekuphumeni nesixazululo mayelana nenkinga yezikweletu zamanzi nogesi ebhekene nalo mphakathi. Lo mphakathi ngaphansi kwe-Greater Edendale Rate Payers umashele eCity Hall okungamahhovisi kaMasipala ukhala ngemali eningi oyikhokhayo yamanzi nogesi ngenxa yokufundwa kwamamitha ngokuhlambisela. Abahlali bathi akuyono inkinga yabo ukuthi amanye alamamitha awasabonakali nokwenza ukuthi […]

By: Nompendulo Ngubane KZN Human Settlements MEC Sipho “KK” Nkosi says politics should not stand on the way of improving people’s lives in terms of effective service delivery. Nkosi has embarked on an ongoing operation Siyahlola campaign in Ugu District, South of the province, and identified numerous challenges. He says one of the most devastating […]

By: Pamella Majola UMengameli uCyril Ramphosa uthi inkulumo mpikiswano ebikade ikhona ephalamende nge-SONA itshengise ngokusobala ukuthi kunokwehlukana kwemibono okukhulu phakathi kwamaqembu ezombusazwe kuleli. URamaphosa usho kanje ephendula imbuzo yamalungu ephalamende mayelana nenkulumo yakhe ebhekiswe esizweni iSONA. UQhuba ngokuthi impilo yezakhamuzi zakuleli igugqukile, izinto azisafani nakuqala nathi kukhombisa ngokusobhala ukuthi uhulumeni uyawenza umsebenzi wawo.  

By: Xolani Khumalo Action Society has vowed to protect victims and calls for the removal of corrupt police officials, starting from the top with Minister Bheki Cele. They advocate for police reform and are intensifying efforts to purge the South African Police Service of criminal elements. The organisation has revealed a disconcerting statistic of 3981 […]

By: Buhle Mbhele EFF Leader Julius Malema has endorsed the party’s KZN chairperson Mongezi Thwala to garner support for the EFF in the province for the upcoming elections. He says he believes Thwala is capable of this task and puts it on him to ensure that the EFF secures majority of the votes in KZN. […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize Usihlalo we-IFP KwaZulu Natal uThami Ntuli usezwakalise ukudumala ngokwanda kwezigameko zokubulawa kwamakhansela nabaholi bezepolitiki kulesifundazwe. Lokhu kulandela ukubulawa kwekhansela leNkatha KwaNongoma enyakatho yesifundazwe, esigamekweni esishiye nabantwana ababili besikole belimele kanzima. Ngokusho kwamaphoyisa, abantu abangaziwabavulele ngenhlamvu kulelikhansela emgwaqeni uR618, ngesikhathi lisematasa lilekelela emotweni ebifile kuwo lomgwaqo. Athi labasolwa babe sebedubula bebhekise etekisini ebithwele […]

By: Bright Ntuli Ukhomishana wamaphoyisa kuzwelonke uFannie Masemola useyichithile imibiko yokuthi amaphoyisa awenzi lutho ukuqinisekisa ezokuphepha emiphakathini yakuleli. uMasemola usho kanje kulandela izikhalo ngezinkulungwane zamaphoyisa ajutshwe ukuqinisa ezokuphepha eCity Hall eKapa lapho umengameli uCyril Ramaphosa ezokwethula khona inkulumo yakhe ebhekiswe esizweni. Ekhuluma nezindaba ze-Gagasi FM khona eKapa uMasemola uthi nakuba liphezulu izinga lobugebengu emiphakathini kodwa […]

By: Staff Writer Umndeni wakwaKunene, endaweni yaKwaPhupha, eWillowfountain ngaphandle kwedolobha iPietermaritzburg, uthi usakhungathekile kulandela isigameko sokubulawa ngesihluku kukamama lalelikhaya. Umama wakulomndeni, obeneminyaka engu-56 ubudala, udutshulwe wabulawa umuntu ongaziwa emzini wakhe ngoMgqibelo ebusuku. UDawud Phungula uyabika.

By:  Buhle Mbhele Umengameli uCyril Ramaphosa useveze ukuthi iningi labantu ababandakanyeka ebugebengwini bezimayini ezingekho emthethweni, osomabhizinisi abaqavile futhi abangasibona bakuleli. Uthi uhulumeni usungule ithimba lamaphoyisa kanye nabanye bomthetho ukubhekana ngqo nalesihlava esesibe nomthelela omubi kwezomnotho wakueli, nokubeka imiphakathi eyakhelene nalezimayini engcupheni. URamaphosa usho lokhu ethula inkulumo yakhe engqungqutheleni i-Mining Indaba, neqhubeka eKapa namhlanje. Uthi abanye […]

By: Bright Ntuli Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has announced a new National Minimum Wage determination from R25.42 to R27.58 for each ordinary hour worked. It will come into effect on the 1st of next month. The department’s spokesperson, Teboho Thejane, says the determination also includes the vulnerable sectors of farm workers and domestic […]

By: Menelisi Ndwandwe Njengoba umzuliswano wokugcina wokubhalisela ukuvota okhethweni lukazwelonke nolwezifundazwe ugoqwe izolo, izakhamuzi zaseMhlanga eNyakatho yeTheku zithi zona manje sezibheke ushintsho ngemuva kokhetho. Kuqopheke umlando-ke kulonyaka njengoba isibalo sababhalisele ukuvota sesifinyelele ku-27 million kuzwelonke. Lokhu kuyizinkomba zokuthi lolukhetho luzobe lungolushube kakhulu kwazise angaphezu kuka-300 amaqembu ezepolitiki asohlwini lakwa-IEC azoqhudelana. Lezizakhamuzi, zithi zizifikele mathupha esikhungweni […]

By: Nompendulo Ngubane The ANC says cases of some of the people who were implicated in the state capture report compiled by the Zondo Commission, have been handed over to the party’s disciplinary committee for hearing. The party’s Secretary General Fikile Mbalula says the committee is also looking into about 90 other people who are […]

By: Sthulile Mdletshe President Cyril Ramaphosa has applauded the South African National Defence Force for lending a hand in the building of 134 Welisizwe bridges in six provinces. The R3.3 billion project was announced by Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation address last year as government’s initiative aimed at addressing the backlog of bridges […]

By: Xolani Khumalo EThekwini mayor, Mxolisi Kaunda, has narrowly survived a motion of no confidence against him. Of the 209 councillors present at a council meeting in Durban, 109 opposed the motion, two abstained and 98 supported it. The IFP filed the motion in November last year, supported by the DA  citing service delivery issues […]

By: Xolani Khumalo Three suspects have been shot and killed during a shootout with police in the early hours of this morning. The group of suspects were allegedly involved in serious crimes including murders committed in the Inanda area north of Durban. Police say they received intelligence that led them to where suspects were hiding […]

By: Dawud Phungula UNgqongqoshe wezokuHlaliswa kwaBantu KwaZulu-Natal, uSipho KK Nkosi,  uthi njengomnyango bafuna ukuqinisekisa ukuthi osonkontileka bakhela abantu bakuleli izindlu ezisezingeni. Usho kanje kade eyovula ngokusemthethweni uMuzi womndeni wakwaMbili kwaCele, okhalweni eningizimu nesifundazwe. UNkosi uthi ukuphepha kwabantu abakhelwa izindlu kubalulekile, ingakho bengeke balenze iphutha lokuvumela ukuthi kwakhiwe izindlu ezingekho ezingeni. Ekhuluma nezindaba zeGagasi usebeke kanje.

By: Dawud Phungula Iqembu le-IFP kwaZulu-Natal selimemezele uThami Ntuli njengaloyo ozomela iqembu esikhundleni sikaNdunankulu wesifundazwe. Leliqembu lenze lesisimemezelo kwisithangami sabezindaba esibanjelwe ehhovisi le-IFP eThekwini. OnguMengameli we-IFP uVelenkosini Hlabisa uthi akukaze kube khona zihibe ngesikhathi kuphakanyiswa uNtuli ekutheni kube nguye ozongena kulesisikhundla uma lenhlangano inqoba ukhetho lwezifundazwe. Uqhuba ngokuthi amava akhe azodlala indima enkulu ukufukula isfundazwe […]

By: Pamella Majola UNobhala Jikelele we-African National Congress, uFikile Mbalula, uthi isinqumo abasithathile njengenhlangano sokumisa owayenguMengameli wayo uJacob Zuma, kube ngesifanele futhi esiphusile. Usho kanje ngenkathi ethulela abezindaba isinqumo sesigungu esiphezulu salenhlangano iNEC, nokumisa ubulungu bukaZuma eqenjini, kulandela isimemezelo sakhe sokuzibandakanya nemikhankaso yenye inhlangano, uMkhonto Wesizwe. UMbalula uthi bazama ngezindlela ezahlukene ukuyilwa eyokuthi kuvulwe iqembu […]

By: Nhlanhla Mbokazi Sekume nse ukufunda esikoleni samabanga aphansi i-Silwanetshe Primary School, eWillowfountain, ePietermaritzburg, njengoba abazali bezingane sebevale amasango akulesikole bekhala ngokuthi othisha abazifundisi izingane. Othisha sekuphoqeleke ukuthi bahlale ezimotweni zabo ngenxa yokuthi amasango avalwe thaqa. Labazali bathi bakhathazekile ngekusasa lezingane zabo njengoba bethi othisha abazifundisi abathi kwenza kube nzima uma benza umsebenzi wesikole wasekhaya, […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize Usekela Ndunankulu kaZulu, inkosi Phathisizwe Chiliza, nomenyezelwe njengongena kulesiskhundla yisilo samabandla, uthi uzosiphathisa okwezikhali zamantungwa lesikhundla aqokelwe kuso. Isilo uMisuzulu kaZwelithini sidalule ngesinqumo saso emcimbini wesikhumbuzo sempi yaseSandlwana, eyenzeka ngo-January kunyaka ka-1879 eNquthu enyakatho yesifundazwe. Siphinde samemezela noThulasizwe Buthelezi, noyiMeya yaseZululand District ukuthi nguye uNdunankulu kaZulu omusha. UChiliza uthi uzosebenza ngokuzikhandla nokuzimisela […]

By: Buhle Mbhele The African National Congress (ANC) is today expected to announce the action that will be taken against former party President Jacob Zuma following its 3-day national executive committee meetings in Johannesburg. Zuma’s decision to campaign for the newly formed political party uMkhonto WeSizwe while remaining a member of the ANC has been […]

By: Xolani Kumalo UNgoti wezomthetho uMpumelelo Zikalala uthi akukho okusolisayo ngesinqumo sesikhungo esibhekelela ezokhetho i-IEC sokuvimba owayenguMongameli wakuleli uJacob Zuma ukuthi amele inhlangano uMkhonto Wesizwe ephalamende okhethweni esibheke kulo. UZikalala uthi isiqeshana somthetho uSection 47 E olawula ezokhetho, sikubeka kucace ukuthi umuntu oseke wagixabezwa ngesigwebo esingaphezu kwezinyanga ezingu-12, kungafunakalanga nanhlawulo kuye akuvumelekile ukuthi abambe ehhovisini […]

By: Staff Writer The South African Democratic Teachers Union has expressed growing concerns about the insufficient number of teachers in schools. Speaking to eNCA, General Secretary Mugwena Maluleke highlighted the ongoing imbalance in the learner-to-teacher ratio, resulting in overcrowded classrooms. He emphasises the need for national and provincial treasuries to prioritise education as a crucial […]

By: Buhle Mbhele KwaZulu Natal Education MEC Mbali Fraser says her office is prepared to deal with inclement weather repercussions in schools. She says as heavy rains continue to pour, the department is ready to attend to any damages and prevent further disruptions as the school year starts. Fraser made these remarks while speaking to […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize Amaphoyisa KwaZulu-Natal athi aseqale uphenyo mayelana nesigameko sokudutshulwa kulinyazwe owesilisa nendodana yakhe eChatsworth, eningizimu esentshonalanga neTheku. Ngokusho kwamaphoyisa laba bahlaselwe ngabantu abangaziwa nabebezobaduna imoto. Amaphoyisa athi umlisa lo, kanye nendodana yakhe bavinjwe emgwaqeni uFlorence Nightingale Drive, ngamadoda athize abehamba ngenye imoto, avele avulela ngenhlamvu. Okhulumela amaphoyisa uRobert Netshiunda, uthi bathe bangathola imoto, […]

By: Dawud Phungula Umphakathi waseNtshanga, entshonalanga yeTheku uthi ufuna kwenzeke ubulungiswa agwetshwe umlisa oyiphoyisa osolwa ngokubulala owayengunkosikazi wakhe aphinde abenguthisha uThobeka Msomi. Lomphakathi usho kanje ngenkathi uphume ngobuningi bawo ukuya enkantolo yamajaji ePietermaritzburg lapho kuqhubeka khona ukuqulwa kwalelicala eselithathe iminyaka. UMsomi wadutshulwa washona ekhaya lakhe eliseNtshanga ngonyaka ka-2022 ngemuva kwengxabano eyabakhona nomsolwa. Ngokwemibiko yabezindaba umsolwa […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize The Department of Health has urged South Africans to remain on high alert for possible imported cholera cases from neighbouring Zimbabwe, encouraging people to ensure their water sources are clean. The neighbouring country is currently battling an outbreak of the disease which has so far claimed over 200 lives. Two cases have […]

By: Dawud Phungula Iphini likaSekela Ngqongqoshe emnyangweni Wezokuhlaliswa Kwabantu kuleli, UPam Tshwete, selinxuse amasosha alwela inkululeko yakuleli ukuthi abhalise ohlelweni lokuthi athole izindlu ngokusemthethweni. Usho kanje njengoba amasosha eMilitary Veterans eminyakeni engu-5 eyedlule angena ngodli emaflethini abizwa nge-Aloe Ridge, eWestgate eMgungundlovu ekhala ngokuthi sekuneminyaka engu-30 athenjiswa izindlu uhulumeni. Lamasosha aqhuba aveza ukuthi angeke ayendawo uma […]

By: Sthabile Majola Umphathi Omkhulu wesikhungo esibhekelela imiphumela kaMatikuletsheni, uMalusi, uMafu Ramoketsi usekuqinisekisile ukuthi sebekulungele ukukhipha imiphumela ka-Matric 2023 ngomhlaka 18 kuJanuary. Ukhuluma kanje nje, izinkulungwane zabafundi zilindele ukuthola imiphumela yazo ngoLwesihlanu mhlaka 19. URamoketsi uthi amaphepha abo ezivivinyo zokugcina, ahlolisisiwe kahle ngesikhathi emakwa ukuze baqinisekise ukuthi anesigxivizo esivela kuMALUSI. Uthi abantu kumele bakhululeke uma […]

By: Buhle Mbhele The Cooperative Governance department in KwaZulu Natal has confirmed that all beaches in the north of eThekwini and some in the southern region are closed due to inclement weather destruction. Spokesperson Siboniso Mngadi says this is a precautionary measure put in place by the municipality. According to the city’s reports,  it indicates […]


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