Author: Mduduzi Phungula

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By: Staff Writer The Presidency says President Cyril Ramaphosa acted within the law when he appointed retired Gauteng deputy judge president Phineas Mojapelo, to head the panel that investigated the Lady R controversy. The Democratic Alliance (DA) has approached the courts to challenge the constitutionality of Mojapelo’s appointment. The panel found that there was no […]

By: Nhlanhla Mbokazi Umndeni womfundi osola uthishanhloko wesikole afunda kuso ngokuzama ukumdlwengula uthi namanje usakhungathekile ngesenzo salomholi. Lo mndeni usho kanje ngesikhathi uyingxenye yombhikisho obubanjwe ngaphandle kwamahhovisi oMnyango wezeMfundo kwi-sekhethi i-Vulindlela, eTaylor’s Halt, ePietermaritzburg. Inhlangano yabahlali i-SANCO ihambisana nomphakathi waseMpendle nayo ibambe lemashi ngenhloso yokweseka lo mndeni. Ekhuluma nezindaba ze-Gagasi FM, umalume walomfundi, uthi umntwana […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) wishes the Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee could have lowered interest rates. The SARB left the rate unchanged, at 8.25 % and the prime lending rate at 11.75 %. Saftu’s spokesperson, Trevor Shaku, says a decrease would have provided much relief to working-class households […]

By: Xolani Khumalo UNgqongqoshe woMnyango wezokuPhepha KwaZulu-Natal, uSipho Hlomuka, uthi unethemba elikhulu lokuthi ukwengezwa kwamaphoyisa kuzosiza ukuletha ukuthula kuMasipala waseMhlathuze enyakatho yesifundazwe. Ukwengezwa kwamaphoyisa kulandela ukuthi amadoda angaziwa edubule abulala abantu abangu-5 ngaphandle kwenxanxathela yezitolo eRichards bay. Abantu abangu-4  balaba bashonele khona endaweni yesigameko kwathi owesihlanu washonela esibhedlela. Kanti kumanje sebebabili asebeboshwe ngezinsolo zokuba nesandla […]

By: Dawud Phungula Umholi wenyunyana yabasebenzi iSouth African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU), uXolani Dube, uthi bafuna izimpendulo kuMasipala weTheku mayelana nezinkinga ababhekene nazo. Usho kanje ekhuluma nabasebenzi bakaMaspala abekade bebambe umbhikisho osuke eCurries Fountein ulibangise eCity Hall, Ethekwini. Lababhikishi bahambise uhlu lwezikhalo zabo ku-Municipal Manager, kanjalo noNdunankulu waKwaZulu-Natal, uNomusa Dube Ncube. UDube uthi kuningi okudinga […]

By: Buhle Mbhele I-African National Congress (ANC) isizichithile izinsolo zokuthi iyehluleka ukuqondisa izigwegwe amalunga ayo ahola iminyango kahulumeni, ikakhulukazi owokuthuthukiswa komphakathi. Iqhuba ngokuthi yenza konke okusemandleni ukusebenzisana neminyango kahulumeni ukuze impilo yabantu abathembele kuyo ingaphazamiseki. Oyisikhulumi se-ANC, uMahlengi Bhengu, usho kanje ngenkathi ekhuluma esithangamini sabezindaba eGoli echaza ngokubambezeleka kokukhokhwa kwemali yezibonelelo zikahulumeni. Kusukela iqalile lenyanga […]

By: Xolani Khumalo EThekwini Municipality has confirmed that 22 of its 23 beaches have been found to be safe for swimming after rigorous water quality testing. This is after closing several beaches earlier this year due to high levels of E. coli. The municipality’s spokesperson, Gugu Sisilana, says only the Reunion Beach near Isiphingo south […]

By: Nompendulo Ngubane UNgqongqoshe wokuThuthukiswa koMphakathi  KwaZulu-Natal uNonhanhla Khoza uthi njengoHulumeni sebeqalile ukuhambela izindawo ezahlukene ukulwa nokusetshenziswa kwezidakamizwa. UKhoza uthi ngemuva kokubona ukwenyuka kwezinga lezigameko eziwumthelela wezidakamizwa uNdunankulu wesifundazwe uNomusa Dube Ncube, ube esekhipha umyalelo wokuthi kuliwe nalesihlava. Usekhulume kanje ngemuva kokuhambela indawo yakwaMbonambi enyakatho yesifundazwe lapho kade kungcwatshwa khona owesifazane odlwengulwe wabulawa yisoka lakhe […]

By: Nompendulo Ngubane Oyilungu lephalamende, uMkhuleko Hlengwa, uthi iqembu le-IFP lihlangene futhi likulungele ukuya okhethweni ngonyaka ozayo. UHlengwa usho kanjena nje, kunemibuzo nemibiko ehlukene evela kubahlaziyi bezepolitiki mayelana nokuthi kuzokwenzakalani nge-IFP kulandela ukukhothama komsunguli wayo uMntwana uMangosuthu Buthelezi. U Hlengwa uthi kuningi osekushiwo kwaphinde kwahlaziywa ngeqembu lakhe, kodwa konke lokhu kuyizinkulumo ze njengoba ethi uButhelezi […]

By: Pamella Majola UNgqongqoshe kagesi uKgosientsho Ramokgopa uthi amazinga aphezulu okushisa enza kube nzima ukusebenza kwezinye iziphehlimandla zikagesi. URamakgopa usho kanje ekhuluma nabezindaba ngohlelo lukaHulumeni lokulwisana neLoadshedding. Uqhuba ngokuthi uma kushisa kakhulu ezinye iziphehli mandla azisebenzi ngendlela ekumele zisebenze ngayo. Uthi njengamanje loku sekuholele ekutheni balahlekelwe ngamandla alinganiselelwa ku-6 000 wamaMegawatts.      

By: Pamella Majola UMongameli, uCyril Ramaphosa, usenxuse abaholi bamaqembu ezombusazwe ukuthi bahambe ezinyathelweni zikaNdunankulu wesizwe samaZulu uMntwana uMangosuthu Buthelezi. URamaphosa usho kanje ekhuluma enkonzweni yokugcina kaMtwana uButhelezi oLundi enyakatho yesifundazwe. UMntwana uchazwe njengomuholi obelimela iqiniso kanti futhi engesabi ukuma yedwa. URamaphosa uthi uMntwana kaPhindangene ushiye igebe elikhulu kwiqembu le-Inkatha Freedom Party nesifundazwe saKwaZulu-Natal.    

By: Sthulile Mdletshe KwaZulu-Natal Police Commissioner, Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi, has pleaded with local shops to temporarily halt the sale of alcohol for the duration of iNkosi uMangosuthu Buthelezi’s Funeral set to take place today. Mkwanazi has been speaking on the state of readiness ahead of Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s funeral. This as 16 buses have been allocated […]

By: Dawud Phungula & Menelisi Ndwandwe UNgqongqoshe wamaphoyisa, uBheki Cele, uthi bagculisekile ngezokuphepha enkundleni yezemidlalo iPrince Mangosuthu Regional Stadium, Olundi enyakatho yeKwaZulu-Natal, lapho kuzobe kubanjelwe khona inkonzo yokuphelezela uMntwana wakwaPhindangene uMangosuthu Buthelezi. UCele usho kanje ngenkathi ezohlola ezokuphepha kulendawo, njengoba zonke izinhlelo ezizolandelwa kusasa  zizohambisana nohlelo lomngcwabo wezikhulu zikahulumeni ngaphansi kwesigaba sokuqala. Uthi amaphoyisa akukho […]

By: Xolani Khumalo Umnyango wezokuthuthukiswa komphakathi esifundazweni usunxuse abazali ukuba iso labo libe bukhali ezinganeni zabo ukuqinisekisa ukuthi ziphephile ngaso sonke isikhathi. Lesimemezelo siza emva kwesigameko lapho umntwana wentombazane oneminyaka engu- 6 ubudala waseMpendle maphakathi nesifundazwe kubikwa ukuthi udlwengulwe ngumalume wakhe kanye noyise ongamzali. Umalume walomntwana usolwa ngokuthi ubehlale enukubeza lengane ebihlala nogogo wayo, kanti […]

By: Bright Ntuli Umengameli uCyril Ramaphosa usememezele ukuthi umntwana uMangosuthu Buthelezi uzohlalonishwa ngomngcwabo wezikhulu eziphezulu zikahulumeni. URamaphosa usekuqinisekisile ukuthi umntwana uButhelezi uzonikwa u Category 1 State Funeral  nokuwumngcwabo ohlinzekwa umengameli wezwe, oseqokelwe ukuba ngumengameli noma yilabo asebeke baba ngomengameli bezwe phambilini. UButhelezi obeseneminyaka engu-95 ubudala, nobengundunankulu wesizwe samaZulu noselokhu aba yilungu lephalamende kusukela ngo 1994 […]

By: Xolani Khumalo Durban vascular surgeon, Dr Vinesh Padayachy from the eThekwini Hospital and Heart Centre has raised the alarm over the increased number of patients suffering from kidney disease in the country. National Kidney Week was recently held under the global theme “Kidney Health for All” and renal dialysis is once again under the […]

By: Xolani Khumalo I-Mangosuthu University of Technology eMlazi, eningizimu neTheku ithi ilahlekelwe kakhulu ngokudlula emhlabeni komsunguli wayo uMntwana uMangosuthu Buthelezi. Umntwana uButhelezi ukhothame ngempelasonto eseneminyaka engu-95 ubudala. Kanti wasungula lenyuvesi ngo-1979 ngoxhaso lwezimali azithola emayini i-Anglo America yomndeni wakwa-Oppenheimer. Lenyuvesi eyayinabafundi abangu-15 nje kuphela ngesikhathi isungulwa isikhiqize abafundi  abangu-42,000 esibathwese iziqu. Okhulumela lenyuvesi uMbali Mkhize […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize Oyibamba Bukhosi lesizwe sakwaButhelezi, iNkosi uMpikayise Buthelezi, uthi kuningi abasakuhlela ukuqinisekisa ukuthi uMntwana waKwaPhindangene uMangosuthu Buthelezi, uphelezelwa ngesizotha kulandeleke nawo wonke amasiko afanele asebukhosini uma esetshalwa.

By: Xolani Khumalo Amaphoyisa KwaZulu-Natal aphenya amacala amathathu okubulala ngemuva kokuthi umsolwa ongunogada egasele loyo owayeyisinqandamathe sakhe eNhlalakahle, ePietermaritzburg wadubula wabulala abantu abathathu. Kukholakala ukuthi kube nengxabano phakathi kwamsolwa nalowesifazane owayeyintombi yakhe nayifice ihleli nesoka layo elisha neholele ekutheni umsolwa avulele ngenhlamvu abulale lo owesimame, isoka kanye nengane. Omunye umntwana amdubulile uphuthunyiswe esibhedlela esiseduzane. Okhulumela […]

By: Sphelele Nzuza ISilo uMisuzulu kaZwelithini, sithi sikhala siyazithulisa ngokuguqa kukaNdunankulu waso uMntwana wakwaPhindangene Inkosi uMangosuthu Buthelezi. UButhelezi ukhothamele ekhaya lakhe eMahlabathini oLundi izolo ekuseni, eseneminyaka engu-95 ubudala. Indlulamithi isho kanje ngemuva kokumemezela ukuvala umkhosi womhlanga, lapho imemezele nokuthi izinhlelo zalomkhosi ebezihlelelwe usuku lwanamuhla ngeke zisaqhubeka, ukuze kuzilwe kuphinde kuhlonishwe ukukhothama kukaShenge.     Isilo […]

By: Sithabile Majola Education Specialist Nombuso Madlala says it is important to have young South Africans understand and learn in their own language so it can be easy for them to understand what they read or learn. South Africa is observing Literacy Week, until the 11th of September, while today marks International Literacy Day. Madlala […]

By: Xolani Khumalo UNgqongqoshe wezokuThutha nokuPhepha koMphakathi KwaZulu-Natal, uSipho Hlomuka, namuhla usenikeze abantu abawu -200 izincwadi ezigunyaza ukuthi sebengaqala ukuqeqeshelwa umsebenzi wokuba ngamaphoyisa omgwaqo. Umnyango uhambele eRTI Traffic Training College ePietermaritzburg lapho okubanjelwe khona lomcimbi wokunikezela ngalezincwadi. Laba abangu-200 kulindeleke ukuthi beqale kuwo lonyaka ukuqeqeshelwa ukuba ngamaphoyisa omgwaqo. Kanti besekuphele iminyaka engu-8 kwagcina ukuqashwa kuloluphiko […]

By: Xolani Khumalo Deputy President Paul Mashatile says the African National Congress (ANC) is not interested in forming coalitions, but it has become a reality of South Africa’s political landscape that the government has to be better prepared for. He was answering questions in the National Council of Provinces. Mashatile says by defining the rules, […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize UMasipala weTheku usuzibophezele ekuqhubekeni nohlelo lwawo lokulungisa amakhamera agada ngaphandle, ama-CCTV, okumanje angasebenzi ngenxa yezinkinga ezahlukene. Umkhandlu uthi ukulungiswa kwalama-CCTV khamera kuzoqinisekisa ukuphepha kwezakhamuzi kanye nezivakashi. Uhlelo lokulungiswa kwalamakhamera, kulandela ukukhala kwezakhamuzi mayelana nokwanda kwezigameko zobugebengu, ikakhulu uma ugesi ungekho ngenxa ye-loadshedding. Okhulumela uMasipala, uGugu Sisilana, uthi iningi lamakhamera libe nenkinga ngemuva […]

By: Xolani Khumalo The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) says an intermittent technical glitch on Postbank’s payment system has been resolved. The glitch left thousands of pensioners across the country without their grants on Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Grant recipients could not access their money from retailers and ATMs. Speaking to Newzroom Afrika, Sassa’s […]

By: Dawud Phungula Abahlali abahleli ngaphandle kwezimvume ebhilidini i-Seaman’s Institute, ePhoyinti enkabeni yeTheku bathi abazi bangenzanjani uma kungathiwa bayakhishwa kuleli bhilidi. Basho kanje njengoba uNgqongqoshe wezokuHlaliswa Kwabantu KwaZulu-Natal, uSipho “KK” Nkosi, ebeyohlola leli bhilidini nabezindaba. Labahlali bathi sebehlale iminyaka engaphezulu kweyishumi kulesakhiwo  yize sisesimweni esingesihle. Lelibhilidi linezindonga eziwayo, amawindi afile, izindlu zangasese ezingekho esimeni .kanti […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize UNgqongqoshe wezokuThuthukiswa komphakathi, uNonhlanhla Khoza, usegxeke isenzo somlisa okuthiwa ugasele esikoleni iNcwabakazi Upper Primary, KwaHlabisa enyakatho yeKwaZulu-Natal wahlasela uthisha wesifazane. Lomlisa kusolakala ukuthi uyisoka lakhe lothisha. Kubikwa ukuthi uthe mefika ezama ukungena emagcekeni esikole, wavinjwa esangweni ukuba angene, wabe esebuyela emuva. UDawud Phungula uyabika.

By: Xolani Khumalo The eThekwini Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal has deployed water tankers to Westville and surrounding areas to cover the remainder of the zones without water supply. The municipality has experienced recurring bursts on both supply trunk mains conveying water to this reservoir since Saturday evening, which has necessitated emergency repairs. The municipality’s spokesperson, Gugu […]

By: Pamella Majola The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) fears this month’s significant fuel price hike will worsen the fragile economy and the plight of the working class. The substantial increases, including R1,71 a litre for petrol for both 93 and 95 octane, R2,84 for diesel, and R2,78-cents a litre for paraffin, are expected to drive […]

By: Nhlanhla Mbokazi UNgqongqoshe wezokuThuthukiswa koMnotho KwaZulu Natal, uSiboniso Duma, uthi ukubambisana komphakathi kanye namaphoyisa  kungayinqoba impi yokulwisana nobugebengu obukhinyabeza ukukhula komnotho. UDuma usho kanje ngesikhathi ekhuluma enkonzweni yomngcwabo wekhansela uMabhungu Mkhize, eMbali Unit 14, eMaritzburg. UMkhize, obeyikhansela ku-ward 41 ngaphansi kwaMasipala uMsunduzi, wadutshulwa wabulawa esemotweni yakhe. UDuma uthi uMnyango wezeMisebenzi yoMphakathi uphezu kwezinhlelo zokwakhiwa […]


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