Cheating matrics could face 3-year ban

2015-01-12 16:13

Matriculants found to have cheated could be banned from writing matric for the next three years, the education department says.

KZN education leader killed in crash

2014-07-07 14:21

The KwaZulu-Natal chairperson of the National Association of School Governing Bodies has been killed in an accident in Folweni, Durban.

KwaZulu-Natal MEC pleased with matric results

2014-01-07 17:29

KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Peggy Nkonyeni has described the province's 2013 matric results as "a good story", but says more needed to be done.

ANCYL welcomes Nkonyeni as education MEC

2013-10-08 17:40

The KwaZulu-Natal ANC Youth League Provincial Task Team has welcomed the appointment of Peggy Nkonyeni as education MEC.

Nkonyeni denies donation claim

2013-06-13 10:32

Former KwaZulu-Natal health MEC Peggy Nkonyeni has denied claims that she put pressure on officials in her department to conclude a contract so she could get a donation for the ANC.

ANC accuses DA of undermining NPA

2013-05-07 19:36

The DA's attempts to reinstate charges of racketeering and corruption against two senior ANC politicians in KwaZulu-Natal undermines the NPA, the ANC says.

DA seeks answers in Intaka case

2012-10-02 09:02

The DA in KwaZulu-Natal says it wants to know why ANC politicians Mike Mabuyakhulu and Peggy Nkonyeni are officially off the hook on corruption charges.

Corruption case: ANC welcomes NPA move

2012-08-21 16:06

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has welcomed the decision to withdraw charges of corruption against two of its officials, its provincial secretary says.

Charges against ANC officials withdrawn

2012-08-17 13:44

Charges of fraud and corruption against six people, including two high-ranking ANC KwaZulu-Natal officials, have been withdrawn, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says.

Big donations help ANC in KZN

2012-05-15 12:03

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal received R8m in donations in the last year, bringing its bank balance to R11.5m and enabling it to pay R3m upfront for its rent for the next five years.

ANC debates having units at work places

2012-05-12 18:29

The ANC is debating having "units" at tertiary institutions and at work places, the party's KwaZulu-Natal secretary says.

Intaka corruption charges may be dropped

2012-04-19 12:39

Charges of corruption against high profile KwaZulu-Natal ANC politicians implicated in the awarding of multi-million rand tenders to Intaka may be dropped, according to a report.

Keep up the good work, AG tells KZN

2012-02-07 19:10

Auditor General Terence Nombembe has urged staff and MPLs to ensure that the KwaZulu-Natal legislature maintains a clean audit opinion in the coming years.

KZN speaker a victim of politics - SACP

2011-10-31 20:22

Fresh corruption allegations against KwaZulu-Natal speaker Peggy Nkonyeni are nothing but a political ploy, the SA Communist Party says.

KZN Speaker 'profits from her position'

2011-10-29 10:49

KwaZulu-Natal Speaker and former health MEC, Peggy Nkonyeni, is a director in 13 companies, three of which have conducted business with the provincial government, the DA says.

2 admit guilt in high-profile fraud case

2011-09-29 19:00

Two businessmen charged along with senior ANC figures for fraud have pleaded guilty in the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court.

KZN officials face raft of allegations

2011-08-01 22:53

KwaZulu-Natal economic development MEC and provincial legislature speaker were allegedly part of a pattern of racketeering, fraud and money laundering, a court has heard.

KZN MEC, speaker in court

2011-08-01 10:33

KwaZulu-Natal's economic development MEC Mike Mabuyakhulu and the province's speaker Peggy Nkonyeni have arrived at the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court for their first appearance.

KZN slams speculation over arrests

2011-07-21 20:11

The KwaZulu-Natal cabinet expressed concern over "media speculation" on the pending arrest of two senior ANC leaders in the province.

ANC welcomes Nkonyeni decision

2009-08-14 08:19

The ANC has welcomed the decision by the National Prosecuting Authority to withdraw charges against its provincial treasurer and speaker of the KwaZulu-Natal legislature, Peggy Nkonyeni.


Sadtu welcomes KZN probe

2014-11-25 19:13

Sadtu has welcomed a decision by KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Peggy Nkonyeni to establish a committee to investigate how and where the department spends its money.

ANC condemns burning of church, house

2014-07-10 20:14

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has condemned the burning a house, a church, and a court building in Ncotshane, Pongola, after a boy's body was found at the church.

KZN team tasked to watch school transport

2014-05-15 19:36

A team has been formed to enforce policy on transporting school pupils in KwaZulu-Natal after five children were killed in a crash

New KZN speaker elected

2013-10-09 07:28

The KwaZulu-Natal legislature has elected Lydia Johnson as its new speaker, to replace Peggy Nkonyeni who has been appointed education MEC.

Nkonyeni new KZN education MEC

2013-10-07 11:14

Controversial KwaZulu-Natal provincial legislature speaker Peggy Nkonyeni has been appointed the province's education MEC.

Report: Contract traded for ANC donation

2013-06-12 10:00

The KwaZulu-Natal government wanted a contract with Uruguayan businessman Gaston Savoi to be concluded quickly so he could make a donation to the ANC, former provincial health MEC Peggy Nkonyeni allegedly stated.

DA files papers against NPA

2013-05-06 20:01

The KwaZulu-Natal DA has filed papers in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg a bid to find out why charges of fraud and racketeering were dropped against two senior ANC politicians.

Intaka corruption charges withdrawn

2012-10-01 12:39

Racketeering and corruption charges against seven people, including two high profile ANC politicians, have been withdrawn in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

DA demands records in KZN corruption case

2012-08-20 22:30

The DA has demanded the records of a decision to drop charges against six people, including two high-profile ANC politicians, implicated in a corruption case.

Zuma arrives for Mandela sculpture unveiling

2012-08-04 11:45

President Jacob Zuma has arrived to singing and ululating at the unveiling of former president Nelson Mandela’s sculpture in Howick in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

ANC in KZN backs national leaders

2012-05-12 20:16

The current national leadership of the ANC has the support of its KwaZulu-Natal members but this did not mean that the province was discussing succession yet, provincial secretary Sihle Zikalala says.

Inappropriate to drop tender charges - DA

2012-04-19 18:04

An attempt to have charges dropped against high-profile KwaZulu-Natal ANC politicians who were implicated in the awarding of multi-million rand tenders to would be grossly inappropriate, the DA says.

Zuma avoids tackling corruption - Buthelezi

2012-02-14 22:36

Warning that corruption is on the verge of making SA dysfunctional, IFP president Mangosuthu Buthelezi has told President Jacob Zuma that he is shying away from tackling it.

ANC: We won't suspend Peggy Nkonyeni

2011-11-01 16:26

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal will not suspend its beleaguered treasurer Peggy Nkonyeni from her provincial legislature speaker post, the party says.

Nkonyeni seeks probe to clear her name

2011-10-29 14:32

KZN Speaker Peggy Nkonyeni has asked Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to investigate allegations by the DA that she is "profiteering" from her position in office.

Fraudster fined R100 000 in tender scandal

2011-10-05 16:35

Convicted fraudster Ansano Romano, who was charged with fraud alongside senior ANC officials, has been fined R100 000 or in effect three years in prison, the NPA says.

MECs mustn't support those in court - DA

2011-08-11 16:24

The KwaZulu-Natal legislature must insist that MECs not show support for two of their colleagues in court for alleged racketeering, fraud and money laundering, the DA says.

KZN MEC, speaker get R100 000 bail

2011-08-01 11:18

KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development MEC Mike Mabuyakhulu and the province's legislature speaker Peggy Nkonyeni have been granted R100 000 bail each by the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court.

KZN ANC bigwigs nabbed by the Hawks

2011-07-31 16:15

The Hawks have arrested KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development MEC Mike Mabuyakhulu and the province’s speaker, Peggy Nkonyeni.

Corruption probe not a plot - KZN ANC

2011-07-19 14:32

The probe into two KwaZulu-Natal ANC leaders is not a political plot to discredit them ahead of the ruling party’s elective conferences, the party's provincial leader says.

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