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Dlamini-Zuma, Motshekga to visit schools damaged by KZN storms

Over a 100 schools were affected by storms between November and December last year. The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) , Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga will on Thursday visit some schools damaged by the recent storms in KwaZulu Natal to assess the damage caused. The[…]

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Dozens arrested in Mooi River protest

Some of the trucks that were torched Sunday night on the N-3 at Mooi River Plaza in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) are still on fire. Protests turned violent Sunday night and forced the total shutdown of the freeway. The road is still closed at Mooi River toll plaza on both south and[…]

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KZN delegates at ANC voting polls

Delegates from KwaZulu-Natal, the largest contingent, are currently voting for the Top Six at the African National Congress (ANC) national elective congress at Nasrec, south of Johannesburg. The delegates from Gauteng, the Eastern Cape and Limpopo still have to vote. The North West delegates were the last provincial group to[…]

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Khoza has ‘completely lost it’ – KZN ANCWL

The KwaZulu-Natal ANC Women’s League on Friday dismissed MP Makhosi Khoza’s attacks on the party as “nothing new’. “Her opportunistic behaviour to collude with organisations formed by individuals who left the movement under a cloud in their agenda to remove the ANC from power is a clear indication that she[…]

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Thousands expected at ANC manifesto launch in KZN

People have started to gather at the Harry Gwala stadium in Pietermaritzburg ahead of the ANC’s provincial election manifesto launch. According to the programme, President Jacob Zuma is expected to address a crowd of about 40 000 at 12 000-seater stadium. The province has been rocked by several killings which[…]

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Four dead in KZN lightning strikes

Durban – Another person has died after being struck by lightning in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), the province’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) said on Monday. The latest light lightning strike happened at around 19h30 on Sunday night at a house in the Ndwedwe area, said KZN EMS spokesman Robert Mckenzie. “At this[…]

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KZN quake measured 3.8

 DURBAN – The earthquake that shook KwaZulu-Natal’s coastal regions on Saturday measured 3.8 on the Richter scale, according to the Council for Geoscience. “We recorded it as a magnitude 3.8 off the coast of Umhlanga, which agrees with the reports we received of how people experienced the event,” council seismologist[…]

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Muslims object to casinos in shopping malls

The South African Muslim Network (SAMNET) has strongly opposed the introduction of Electronic Bingo Terminals (EBTs) at multiple shopping malls in Kwazulu-Natal (KZN). The organisation has undertaken a campaign to mobilise all concerned parties into voicing their opposition to the installation of the new gambling stations. With hearings set to[…]

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