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It’s Durban July season which means eThekwini is about to get extra lit! With so much happening in the city it can be a little overwhelming knowing where and when it’s going down. But unga-worry! Gagasi FM has you covered. We’ve put together the ultimate gig guide list to help you plan your Durban July […]

By: Lethiwe Mdluli The ANC in the eThekwini Region says it is aware of the appearance of its chairperson, Zandile Gumede, and regional deputy secretary, Mondli Mthembu, this morning in the Durban Commercial Crimes Court. Gumede who is also the mayor of Ethekwini and her co-accused Mthembu are facing charges of corruption and tender fraud. […]

By Lethiwe Mdluli The ANC in the province says it is saddened by the murder of yet another member of the party. Former regional treasurer, Martin Sithole, was shot and killed along with his friend, Buthanani Shange, outside Shange’s shop in Newcastle north of the province on Sunday. It’s not yet clear if Sithole’s murder […]

By: Lethiwe Mdluli Only 16.6 % of the over 1500 voting districts in the country have completely finished counting so far, and over 2 million votes have been counted so far. Results have been trickling in overnight, and current data shows that the ANC is enjoying an early lead nationally. The IEC’s latest update shows […]

By: Siyabonga Motha IEC officials say they are ready to receive results once counting starts when voting closes at 9PM this evening. Speaking from the Commission’s Results Operations Center in Pretoria, IEC CEO, Sy Mamabolo, has reiterated his fierce warning to those hoping to disturb progress at result centers. Listen Below: Content hosted by iono.fm […]

By: Gagasi FM News South Africa’s sixth general election kicked off today as the nation marked 25 years of democracy. It was not a smooth run as anticipated since some provinces faced a number of glitches ranging from protests, voting stations opening late, faulty ID scanners and potential voters refusing to cast their ballot. Listen […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize Protests have marred Election Day in a few places in KZN and parts of the country. In a village outside Bergville in northern KZN, police used teargas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters who blocked all entrances with rocks and burning tyres. They say they will not vote because several promises made […]

By: Lindelani Mbatha Izakhamuzi zakuleli eThekwini zithi emva kokhetho zilindele ukuthi uhulumeni omusha adale amathuba emisebenzi, aphinde athuthukise izindawo zasemakhaya. Lezizakhamuzi bezikhuluma nabezindaba zeGagasiFM njengoba namhlanje izinkumbi zabantu kulindeleke ukuthi zivote ezikhungweni ezahlukene kulesifundazwe. Izikhungo zokuvota zizolokhu zivuliwe, kuze kuyoshaya u9 kusihlwa. Lezizakhamuzi zithi imfundo yamahhala yiyo okumele ibe seqhulwini. Listen below: Content hosted by […]

By: Lethiwe Mdluli and Lindelani Mbatha Oyiskhulu esiphezulu kwa IEC, uSy Mamabolo, uthi abantu kumele baqinisekise ukuthi iEnvelope abazofaka kuyo iphepha lokuvota inesitembu. iIEC kuyimanje ibambe isithangami sabezindaba eGoli, lapho uMamabolo esechaze khona ukubaluleka kokuthola isitembu. Phambilini kubekhona imibiko ekuthi khona amaEnvelope angenazo izitembu. Uthi abantu kumele baqikelele ukuthi isitembu sikhona ngemuva kokungena kwibhokisi lokuvota […]

All too often efforts within the CSI space are overshadowed by pristine photo ops with needy children receiving handouts from high ranking officials from various corporates – and we are all left wondering, silently though, what real difference is that making ? It is with that very same question in mind that The Incubator Hub […]

By: Lethiwe Mdluli KZN Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, has condemned the stabbing of a nurse from Edendale Hospitali in Pietermaritzburg, allegedly by her husband. Its alleged that on Friday, nurse Nontobeko Kheswa, left her Woodlands home with her husband in the family car, en-route to work but she never got there. The department says her […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize Amaphoyisa asankanisile eThekwini lapho eqaphe khona isimo njengoba abasebenzi bamasipala beqhubeka nesiteleka sabo. Labasebenzi bamashele edolobheni namuhla beqhuba umkhankaso wabo mayelana nodaba lokwenyuselwa amaholo ngendlela ehlelekile. Bathi abahambisani nesenzo somkhandlu sokuqasha abantu boMkhonto Wesizwe ezikhaleni ebezikhona ekubeni kunenqwaba yabasebenzi abangaqashiwe ngokuphelele. Amaphoyisa athi azoqhubeka nokuqapha idolobha.

By: Sanelisiwe Dlangamandla Inyunyana yabasebenzi, iNumsa, ithi yayingafuni ukuphuma ngaphansi komfelandawonye wezinyunyana zabasebenzi iCOSATU kodwa yaphoqwa izimo ezithile. Unobhala walenyunyana yabasebenza ngokusansimbi esifundazweni saseGauteng, uDumisani Dakile, uthi miningi imibono yabo iCosatu eyayingafuni ukuyilalela ngabasebenzi. UDakile uqhuba ngokuthi bazizwa bephephile kakhulu ngaphansi komfelandawonye omusha iSAFTU kanti uDakile uthi bawubona ukhula udlondlobala kakhulu. Content hosted by iono.fm […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says security forces are already taking charge in the volatile areas to eliminate the risks on voting day. Cele has outlined a massive deployment of state security machinery and officers, particularly to KwaZulu Natal and North West. He says these two provinces have been identified as hotspots ahead […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize Njengoba sekusele izinsuku ezingu 22 kuphela kuyiwe okhethweni lukazwelonke nolwezifundazwe, sekucace bha ukuthi alikho iqembu elizithele ngabandayo. I-ANC ibithe chithisaka eWestern Cape, eGauteng nase Eastern Cape, lapho abaholi bayo bebekhankasa khona. Umengameli weANC uCyril Ramaphosa uthi udaba lwezindlu lubaluleke kakhulu kubo. Content hosted by iono.fm Kanti umholi weNkatha Freedom Party, uMtwana uMangosuthu […]

By: Lindelani Mbatha Inkatha Freedom Party Campaigns Committee Chairperson, Narend Singh, says they are concerned about the massage allegedly being circulated by the DA, instructing voters not to vote for smaller parties in the province. Singh has been briefing media on the IFPs state of readiness ahead of the May 8 polls, at the party’s […]

By: Lethiwe Mdluli The Independent Electoral Commission, has dismissed all but one of the 52 objections it received involving 10 parties. Briefing media this morning in Gauteng, the IEC says all the parties have denied all the objections. The ruling party received 29 objections, with the BLF following with 19, the EFF received 13 and […]

BY: Lethiwe Mdluli The Department of Home Affairs, says its front offices across the country are back online and are providing full services. This follows last week’s interruption of services as the department was undergoing a system upgrade of the live capture system. A lot of citizens had complained that they could not get help […]

By: Lethiwe Mdluli Ikhomishana eyengamele ukhetho, iIEC, ithi isithole izikhalazo eziningi mayelana namagama amalunga amaqembu ezepolitiki asohlwini lwamagama alabo abazoba ngamalungu ephalamende. Oyisikhulu esiphezulu kwa IEC, uSy Mamabolo, uthi amaqembu athintekayo asazonikwa ithuba lokuthi aziphendulele ngalezikhalo. uMamabolo uthi bona basasalelwe izinsuku ezine ukuba bathathe isinqumo ngalezikhalazo ezingu53. “Siyi IEC sithole izikhalazo ezithinta amaqembu angu9, kanti […]

By: Sanelisiwe Dlangamandla The Right2Know campaign, says South Africans need to be critical when they use their media especially in an election period. The Independent Electoral Commission has partnered with Media Monitoring Africa and launched an online reporting platform, aimed at addressing the dissemination of false information ahead of next month’s elections. R2K’s, Mark Weinberg, […]

By: Bongani Gina Ungqongqoshe wezokuthuthukiswa komphakathi kulesfundazwe, uSihle Zikala, uthi bazokwenza konke okusemandleni ukuqinisekisa ukuthi ukugqilazwa nokuxhashazwa kwabasebenzi bezimboni kuyaphela. UZikalala uhambele edolobheni laseNewcastle, enyakatho nesifundazwe, lapho ebehlola khona isimo sabasebenzi basezimbonini, emafactory nasezitolo zabokufika, abasebenza ngaphansi kwazo. Uthi ekuhambeleni kwabo lezi-zindawo, bafice inqwaba yabantu, abanye abangokokufika, asebenziwe izigqila njengoba besetshenziswa ubusuku nemini kodwa bebe […]

By: Lethiwe Mdluli Ungqongqoshe wezempilo kulesifundazwe, uSibongiseni Dhlomo, uthi ziyagculisa izindaba zokuboshwa kwabesifazane abasolwa ngokulahla izingane zabo. Ngesonto eledlule kwatholwa ingane epayipini elithutha amanzi emgaqweni eNewlands, kwaphinde kwatholwa enye emgqomeni esibhedlela eKing Edward. Laba bobabili kulindeleke bavele enkantolo bebhekene namacala okuzama ukubulala. UDhlomo uthi lokhu kuzobanika ithuba lokuphenya ukuthi yini abangayenza njengomnyango ukugwema ukulahlwa kwezingane. […]

By: Lethiwe Mdluli A woman who is believed to be the mother of a new-born baby that was found in a storm-water drain pipe has been arrested. The baby girl was found alive last week in Newlands East, north of Durban. Rescuers worked for hours rescuing the baby. Police spokesperson, Thembeka Mbhele, says the 27-year […]

By: Nompendulo Ngubane Ikhansela lase Sweetwaters ku ward 2 ePietermaritzburg, uSbusiso Mtshali, lithi ukuvalwa komtholampilo kulendawo ngamalunga omphakathi akuvumelekile. UMtshali usho kanje emvakokuba umphakathi wase Sweetwaters naseMpumuza uvale amasango eMpumuza clinic wangavumela muntu ukuthi asebenzise lomtholampilo ngoba uthi kunezinkinga eziningi ezingaxazululiwe kule clinic. Umphakathi ukhala ngabasebenzi abashodayo, ukulahleka kwama files nokunye okuningi. UMtshali uthi uwazisile […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize Umengameli wenyunyana iAMCU, uJoseph Mathunjwa, uthi kuzoma nse ukusebenza ezimayini zakuleli ngesonto elizayo. Lenyunyana yabavukuzi, okuyiyo enamalungu amaningi ezimayini zakuleli ithi lokhukhulela ngoqo wesiteleka ngowokulwisana nesikhulu senkampani iSibanye-Stillwater uNeal Froneman, osole iAmcu ngoku-mlahlekisela ngenzuzo. Lenyunyana ithi lesikhulu sicindezela abasenzi, aphinde ashaye indiva amalungelo abo okuteleka, kanye nokuzama ukweba umnotho walelizwe. uMathunjwa uthi […]

By: Lethiwe Mdluli Police are investigating the cause of a wall collapse that killed three people at a construction site in Isipingo, South of Durban. Paramedics say they were called out to the construction site yesterday where they found that the wall had collapsed onto construction workers. Police spokesperson, Nqobile Gwala, says they have started […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize State-owned airline South African Airways will be splitting into three separate entities. CEO, Vuyani Jarana, has announced that SAA will be split into entities responsible for handling their domestic, regional, and international flight routes. Jarana says each unit will have independent management. This is the second ‘unbundling’ announcement, following President. Cyril Ramaphosa, […]

By: Lethiwe Mdluli The Durban University of Technology has suspended all academic programmes at all five DUT campuses in Durban once again. This is after renewed student protests that started yesterday. The university says the academic programme at the two campuses in Pietermaritzburg will continue as normal and only the Durban campuses will be affected. […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize The Chairperson of African Rainbow Energy and Power, Patrice Motsepe, has downplayed allegations that his company is set to benefit from the unbundling of Eskom. Motsepe, who is the brother-in-law of President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has been holding a media briefing with the group’s CEO, Brian Dames, in Sandton about the Independent Power […]

By: Lethiwe Mdluli The African Global Operations Group has confirmed the voluntary liquidation of the company. The company, formerly known as Bosasa, says this is after they received formal notification from banks to distance themselves from the company. In a statement, the company says since the banks have decided to close down their accounts, the […]


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