'Virgin bursary' recipient hits back at critics at reed dance

2016-09-10 19:03

A recipient of the Uthukela municipality’s controversial “Maidens Bursary” has hit back at its critics during the 2016 reed dance.

PICS: Day 2 of Reed Dance gets underway

2016-09-10 10:30

Thousands of maidens from all over the country are expected to gather for the second day of the 32nd annual Umkhosi woMhlanga Reed Dance, at the Enyokeni Roayal Palace in Nongomo.

Almost R3m spent on Zulu king's private flights: report

2015-07-05 09:55

Taxpayers have reportedly forked out almost R3 million on private flights for Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini to attend social and official engagements - despite the monarch blowing his annual budget and receiving a bailout earlier this year.

SA suffering from four crises - Vavi

2015-04-20 17:38

South Africa was suffering from four crises, with xenophobia taking place within the context of those crises, expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has said.

I had to intervene - Zwelithini

2015-04-20 15:47

King Goodwill Zwelithini says it was important for him to hold an urgent imbizo following the spate of attacks on foreign nationals in KwaZulu-Natal last week.

King welcomes meeting to clarify xenophobic remarks

2015-04-08 08:08

King Goodwill Zwelithini has welcomed a proposed meeting with church leaders to clarify his alleged xenophobic remarks, a reports says.

Zulu leaders to make massive land claim

2014-07-06 11:34

King Goodwill Zwelithini and other traditional leaders are compiling a multi-billion rand land claim that could be South Africa's largest to date, City Press reports.

No bond on Zuma's Nkandla

2012-11-18 10:28

There is no bond registered against President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, a leading newspaper has reported.

Call for clarity on king's gay remarks

2012-01-25 19:10

The General Council of the Bar of SA has called for clarity on King Goodwill Zwelithini's alleged homophobic comments, saying if they are true he must retract them.


First reed handed over at annual Reed Dance

2016-09-10 13:47

Princess Nomcebo has handed over the first reed to her father, King Goodwill Zwelithini, at the Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma during the annual Umkhosi woMhlanga Reed Dance.

Zwelithini wanted Zim trip kept secret – report

2015-08-12 14:15

King Goodwill Zwelithini’s entourage wanted his impending visit to Zimbabwe kept a secret amid security concerns, a report says.

Zwelithini should face the consequences

2015-04-21 07:17

Fewer than two out of 10 South Africans see King Goodwill Zwelithini as their king. And yet we taxpayers pay him about R60m per year to keep his bloated household going, says Max du Preez.

Calm returns to Durban after Zwelethini's speech - police

2015-04-20 17:38

Calm seems to have returned to Durban after King Goodwill Zwelithini called for peace at an imbizo earlier in the day, police say

Buthelezi cheered at anti-xenophobia imbizo

2015-04-20 15:47

IFP leader Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi has received loud cheers from the crowd as he took to the podium to welcome Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini at an anti-xenophobia imbizo in Durban.

Zuma's son wants foreigners out of the country

2015-04-01 07:07

Foreign nationals pose a security threat to South Africa as they bring in drugs and illegal guns, and are probably plotting a coup, says President Jacob Zuma's eldest son.

KZN school called 'Thighs of a Virgin'

2012-12-02 13:24

KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Senzo Mchunu wants 15 schools with "inappropriate" or "uninspiring" names renamed - but the proposal has met with some local opposition.

Staff 'fleecing' KZN royal household

2012-10-24 07:47

Public servants have been caught stealing from King Goodwill Zwelithini, under the pretence of making purchases for his queens, a forensic investigation has revealed.

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