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Pietermaritzburg’s ‘platinum couple’

2016-02-10 06:00

THERE are not many people who have the “bragging rights” to celebrate a platinum anniversary - 70 years - but Oliver and Dorothy Assy from Woodlands are two such people.

Ho eyes Midmar legacy

2016-02-10 06:00

CHAD Ho will be aiming for a seventh Midmar Mile victory in succession this weekend.


2016-02-10 06:00

Letters to the Editor must be received by no later than Friday 4pm to be considered for the following edition.. Letters and e-mails should be addressed to The Editor and e-mailed to...

GLN network hold ‘night vigil’

2016-02-10 06:00

THE Gay and Lesbian Network (GLN ) recently held a night vigil at St Alphege’s Church is Scottsville to raise awareness about the plight of hate crimes affecting the lesbian, gay,...

Opportunities for ‘invisible’ traffic officers

2016-02-10 06:00

I BELIEVE there are traffic officers employed by the municipality because you do see them when there is a road race on in the city, otherwise they are invisible.

Working together against crime

2016-02-10 06:00

CONGRATULATIONS to the hardworking Combined Action Team (CAT) for bringing down the “Marble Eye” gang that terrorised the northern areas.

‘Have a heart’ for children with cancer

2016-02-10 06:00

INTERNATIONAL Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD) is celebrated on 15 February throughout the world and has been set aside by Childhood Cancer International advocating for the recognition of...

Allandale Primary principal retires

2016-02-10 06:00

ALLANDALE Primary School principal, Vassie Rajah, has officially retired.

Grey’s Hospital gets eye health-care donation

2016-02-10 06:00

OVER R1 million has been donated by the Japanese embassy to the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health that will enable Orbis Africa to purchase specialised equipment to address vision loss...

Eastwood soccer girls win

2016-02-10 06:00

A RECORD R850 000 was raised for Willowton Group’s Sunfoil Education Trust during the Sunfoil Test series between South Africa and England, giving promising township players the life-changing chance...

Municipality awards bursaries

2016-02-10 06:00

THE Msunduzi Municipality recently handed out bursaries to matriculants in various wards who come from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Days of hunger looming in hard-hit economy

2016-02-10 06:00

THE price of food in the baskets of low-income households shot up by nine percent in the three months to January — and there are more price hikes to come.

Vox pop Mfanafuthi Nzuza Lindokuhle Majozi Thokozani Shelembe Phumzile Ngubane

2016-02-10 06:00

UTHUKELA district has introduced Maiden’s Bursary Award where applicants have to test their virginity before receiving the bursary. Fever asked people what they think about the initiative.


AWARD-WINNING SHOWS AT THEHEX Award-Winning, captivating, creative shows THIS MONTH>>

2016-02-10 06:00

Woza Albert! is one of the plays for which South African theatre is best known internationally. Its style of storytelling has inspired and influenced theatre companies around the...

No chance of FNB Dusi being cancelled

2016-02-10 06:00

THERE is zero risk of the FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon not taking place in light of the water crisis in KZN, this from FNB Dusi general manager, Brett Austen Smith. The event takes place from 18 to 20...

Stationery kits donated to Ezinketheni pupils

2016-02-10 06:00

MAMA Ntombi’s Community Projects (MNCP) recently received funds from the Monrovia Rotary Club in California to provide 253 children at Umsilinga Primary School with a year’s supply of basic...

Kudos to Prestbury SAPS

2016-02-10 06:00

WE hear so many stories about how inefficient government departments are.

Viva la flag wavers

2016-02-10 06:00

DRIVING up Town Hill recently, I was confronted by three lanes of traffic, which suddenly came to an unheralded halt.

Mall clothing outlet’s lease not renewed

2016-02-10 06:00

SELFAST shoppers have taken to social media to express their dissatisfaction with the decision taken by Liberty Midlands Mall not to renew the shop’s lease.

Animal microchipping advised by vets

2016-02-10 06:00

SOME Pietermaritzburg vets encourage pet owners to have their animals microchipped as a form of permanent identification.

Student digs issueCONTINUES

2016-02-10 06:00

THE saga of an alleged illegal student digs in Isabel Beardmore Drive continues to plague residents after students moved into the property preparing to start their year of study.

‘We should not be making excuses’ - Middendorp

2016-02-10 06:00

MARITZBURG United players are capable of beating, upsetting or turning the tables against any team in the PSL.

Pupil ‘stranded’ after tensions with teacher

2016-02-10 06:00

WHILE some have settled into the routine of bustling traffic to work and or school in the morning, Thembakazi Tshakaza and her son, Lukhanyo Tshakaza, have not.

Municipality advised to fill vacant posts

2016-02-10 06:00

THE Msunduzi Municipality has to ensure that its control systems are in place if it wants to maintain a clean audit for its 2015/2016 review from the Auditor-General.

KUMENYWA bonke abantu ababhalisela ukubuyiselwa umhlaba ngaphansi kwdeBhubesi Community Trust, emapulazini iJH Malan, Almond Bank, R Moodley, Cliffdale Farm, Mhlathuze Farm, KwaSboya Farm. Springvalle Farm, Helleman Farm, Holly Brothers Farm, Lundand

2016-02-10 06:00

KUMENYWA bonke abantu ababhalisela ukubuyiselwa umhlaba ngaphansi kweBhubesi Community Trust, emapulazini iJH Malan, Almond Bank, R Moodley, Cliffdale Farm, Mhlathuze Farm, KwaSboya...


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