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Three new charges against school guidance counsellor

2016-08-24 06:00

THE former school guidance counsellor, charged with abusing young boys, avoided the angry gaze of parents in the public gallery when he appeared in court to face three new charges on Monday.

New Msunduzi council sworn in

2016-08-24 06:00

HIGH security guarded a packed city hall last Friday when the inauguration of the new Msunduzi Municipal council was sworn in, with many dignitaries attending.

Race-day road closures

2016-08-24 06:00

THE Mandela Day Marathon will be taking place on Sunday running from Manaye Hall, Imbali, Pietermaritzburg to the Nelson Mandela Capture site in Howick.

SA Action training camp this weekend

2016-08-24 06:00

THIS weekend four South African Action Indoor Sides are heading to Action Sports Pietermaritzburg to start finalising their preparation for the World Cup 2016.

What’s on in PMB

2016-08-24 06:00

Hayfields Spring Fest.

All systems go for business >> EDWARD WEST

2016-08-24 06:00

IF anybody is still depressed about the prospects in South Africa they are either badly informed or need medication, respected columnist Max du Preez said last Friday evening.


2016-08-24 06:00

LAST Thursday Pietermaritzburg residents felt the ground literally shake beneath them as the city experienced an earth tremor that measured 4.1 on the local magnitude scale. Many residents...

Pondering the water shortage

2016-08-24 06:00

SINCE February, the water volume in Midmar Dam has been reported to lie between 44% and 46%, the last reading of 46% being on 14 August.

Time to show we voted wisely

2016-08-24 06:00

LOCAL government elections are over. The manic campaigning is history, the wave of party after party representing themselves on all media platforms is a thing of the past. The dust has settled, the...

Abstain from sin, dams and rivers will overflow

2016-08-24 06:00

RAIN is scare and dam levels are plummeting to dangerously low levels, and water restrictions have been imposed in many towns and cities across the country.


2016-08-24 06:00

NOMINATIONS for‘the 2016 “A Young Lady with Heart’ closed on Friday 19 August and 20 semi-finalists will be selected and announced in next week’s Maritzburg Fever.

Adrenaline-fuelled promotion at Golden Horse

2016-08-24 06:00

WITH R750 000 in cars and cash up for grabs, Golden Horse Casino Rewards cardholders can start gearing up for the adrenaline-fuelled “Win Win Win” promotion that is to run from Thursday, 1...

Shooting the breeze

2016-08-24 06:00

A FEW weeks ago I was sad parent, walking around looking for Good Samaritans to save our children in Panorama (Ward 34), who are interested in taking part in sport, but without basic...


‘SA progressive in gay rights’

2016-08-24 06:00

AFTER six weeks in the U.S. in the Mandela Washington Fellowship participant in the Young African Leaders Initiative, Pierre Buckley, returned with renewed appreciation for his home...

Ready for action Ready for action

2016-08-24 06:00

WITH the new Absa Premiership campaign kicking off tomorrow, Maritzburg United are raring to go, and to put the ghosts that haunted them for so long last season to bed.

Mekoa gets Bafana call-up

2016-08-24 06:00

HAVING just returned from Rio where he was with the South Africa U23 team, Maritzburg United’s Deolin Mekoa was named in Shakes Mashaba’s Bafana Bafana squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier...

New mayor to put service delivery first

2016-08-24 06:00

THE newly sworn-in mayor, councillor Themba Njilo, addressed an ecstatic crowd on Friday, who were chanting and singing as he took the podium for his first official speech as Msunduzi Mayor.

Self-harm - manipulation or distress? Matters of the mind

2016-08-24 06:00

“SELF-HARM” or “self-injury” are terms used to describe any behaviour in which a person intentionally hurts him or herself.

‘Fever’ journalist selected in prestigious media awards

2016-08-24 06:00

MARITZBURG Fever journalist Nicole John has been selected as a finalist in the Best Community Media category in the upcoming Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMA).

PMB hit by 4.1 earth tremor

2016-08-24 06:00

Christine GGouws.

Open letter to Chris Ndlela

2016-08-24 06:00

THE people who control the ANC, our “government within a government”, certainly got it right when they gave us you as a candidate for the post of mayor.

Pupil abuse - justice must be served

2016-08-24 06:00

I REFER to your article, dated 19 August - “Teacher on the run”.

We are expected to accept the claims of Abrahamic belief systems

2016-08-24 06:00

THE question posed by Nicolai in Fever of 3 August refers.

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party invitation

2016-08-24 06:00

PMB residents are invited to the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in support of the Wonderland Cuppa for Cansa on 18 September from 12pm to 4m at Acacia Bush Lodge (Harriet Colenso Road, Bishopstowe).

JERRY BARNES left winger LEft winger

2016-08-24 06:00

WITH the European football championships having just kicked off, football coach Dan Haswell gives a preview of what to expect:.

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