KZN holds memorial for building collapse victims

2014-11-17 17:43

An inter-faith memorial service for KwaZulu-Natal victims of the Nigeria church building collapse has been held at Dube City, outside Durban.

Mchunu: Fight fraud and corruption

2014-10-16 20:37

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has called on heads of departments to intensify their fight against fraud and corruption.

5 killed as gunmen shoot-up car wash

2014-10-13 10:08

A total of 14 people were killed in two shootings and a crash in Ezakheni, Ladysmith on Saturday. Government's response? 'We are lost for words,' says kwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu.

Security to be tightened at KZN hostel

2014-09-29 07:16

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu says security will been tightened at Glebelands residential units in uMlazi in response to murder and crime there.

DA calls for resignations of MECs

2014-08-14 19:19

The DA has called for the resignation of the KwaZulu-Natal's health and transport MECs

Premier to release RTI fitness test report

2014-08-13 06:24

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu is expected to release a report into the deaths of eight applicants for traffic officer jobs.

KZN birth control implants not complusory

2014-07-30 13:43

The KwaZulu-Natal health department has dismissed claims that a group of students sent to study various medicine-related courses in India have been forced to have contraceptive implants.

Drastic move to avoid pregnancy scandal

2014-07-29 14:38

The KwaZulu-Natal health department will be injecting 12 female university students with contraceptives to stop them from falling pregnant as they leave for India on full bursaries.

Mchunu outlines plans to eradicate poverty

2014-06-26 18:23

KwaZulu-Natal plans to reduce the percentage of households going hungry in a year long period from 35% to less than 25%, says Premier Senzo Mchunu.

Take a stand against rape, premier urges

2014-06-03 11:37

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu says all elected public officials must publicly take a stand against rape and all forms of sexual abuse against women and children.

Mchunu gets backing of SACP

2014-05-19 17:18

Current KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has received the backing of the SA Communist Party in the province.

Mchunu: Bucket system barbaric

2014-03-05 22:42

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has highlighted farm dwellers and shack dwellers as communities needing attention, adding they have not enjoyed the fruits of democracy.

ANC delivers - Mchunu

2014-01-18 22:27

KwaZulu-Natal ANC chair Senzo Mchunu has singled out achievements in health and education as an illustration of the ruling party’s ability to deliver services to the people in the province.

Mkhize to pay back flight costs if asked

2013-11-26 07:48

Former KwaZulu-Natal premier Zweli Mkhize says he will repay government funds incurred when he flew on private jets on personal business, should the current premier ask him to do so.

Condolences after Eskom tunnel deaths

2013-10-31 20:10

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has offered condolences to the families of six people who died in a tunnel collapse at an Eskom construction site near Ladysmith.

Sharks to celebrate in style

2013-10-27 11:56

The premier of KwaZulu-Natal says the provincial government will line up a series of victory celebrations for the Sharks.

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.

Senzo Mchunu elected new KZN premier

2013-09-26 14:19

Senzo Mchunu has been elected premier of KwaZulu-Natal after Zweli Mkhize stepped down.

KZN crash response teams thanked

2013-09-12 16:45

The KwaZulu-Natal executive has thanked the teams that responded to two recent accidents, in which 32 people died in the province, for their services.

Zweli Mkhize resigns as KZN premier

2013-08-22 09:41

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Zweli Mkhize has announced his resignation as premier of the province.

SA students sent home from Turkey

2013-06-07 09:42

Three KwaZulu-Natal students who were part of a group sent to study at Turkish universities have been sent back home, after two were involved in a drunken brawl and one fell pregnant.

ANC must work for the masses - Mkhize

2013-03-23 07:25

Outgoing ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Zweli Mkhize has urged party branches to work for the masses.

173 KZN teachers bust with fake degrees

2013-02-11 11:34

An investigation by KwaZulu-Natal education department has uncovered 173 teachers with forged qualification certificates and another 14 officials who defrauded the school nutrition programme.

R2.3bn paid to surplus teachers

2013-02-02 23:00

An amount of R2.3bn is being paid by the education department to teachers whose posts have been abolished, says a report.

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.


IFP wants premier's 'sweetheart' removed

2014-10-22 13:31

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu must remove his wife from her post as uThungulu district mayor, the IFP has demanded.

KZN reports 746 for corruption

2014-10-16 17:23

Corruption involving more than R30.8m has seen 746 KwaZulu-Natal civil servants reported to the police.

KZN premier calls for end to taxi violence

2014-10-12 18:13

A joint agreement has been signed to help solve the impact of taxi violence in KwaZulu-Natal.

Mchunu: 900 000 new jobs by 2020

2014-09-11 20:16

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has reiterated his commitment to working with big business to unlock the potential of the province.

Mchunu: KZN dept didn’t abide by rules

2014-08-13 19:04

The KwaZulu-Natal transport department did not abide by its own rules during a recruitment process for traffic police that resulted in the deaths of eight people, Premier Senzo Mchunu says.

Architects must help with KZN growth plan

2014-08-04 14:33

The architectural fraternity must work with the provincial government to implement the KZN Growth and Development plan, says Premier Senzo Mchunu.

Birth control bombshell for KZN health dept

2014-07-30 08:39

KwaZulu-Natal's health department is battling a birth control bombshell after insisting women students chosen to study pharmacy in India be injected with contraceptives.

KZN premier gets traffic cop deaths report

2014-07-02 06:29

KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu has received a report from the commission of inquiry into the deaths of eight applicants for traffic officer jobs.

Mchunu takes stand against cable thefts

2014-06-16 11:13

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu is set to launch a campaign against illegal power connections and cable thefts that have led to numerous deaths, a report says.

Race quotas to be dropped at new med school

2014-06-01 09:33

KwaZulu-Natal is set to get South Africa’s first private medical university and racial quotas will reportedly not apply.

Mchunu failed to meet deadline - DA

2014-04-02 16:30

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has failed to meet a deadline to release the findings of an inquiry into the deaths of eight people, the DA says.

KZN premier: Audit of RDP housing needed

2014-02-20 21:42

An audit of KwaZulu-Natal's reconstruction and development houses is sorely needed, KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu has said.

KZN to work with police - premier

2013-12-04 20:45

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu says the province will allocate more resources to the police to help fight crime.

KZN bets on gambling sector for growth

2013-11-17 12:27

KwaZulu-Natal is betting on huge revenue generation from casino and horse racing taxes as a catalyst for socio-economic development.

Political violence more prevalent in KZN

2013-10-27 22:30

Political violence is more prevalent in KwaZulu-Natal than in any other parts of the country, Premier Senzo Mchunu says.

Support new KZN premier - Mkhize

2013-10-17 15:15

ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has urged all in KwaZulu-Natal to support new premier Senzo Mchunu, saying he has "full confidence" in him.

Mchunu warns against DA

2013-10-06 20:23

There was still a place in the country where blacks were called bantus, delegates, and homelanders, the ANC's KwaZulu-Natal leader Senzo Mchunu has said.

KZN reschedules matric trial exams

2013-09-03 12:04

The KwaZulu-Natal education department has rescheduled its timetable for the matric trial exams as some schools were prevented from collecting trial papers and papers were not sent to schools.

ANC holds prayer meeting in Durban

2013-06-30 14:21

Hundreds of people have held a prayer meeting for former president Nelson Mandela at the Durban City Hall.

KZN ANC to vote on new leadership

2013-03-23 10:01

Delegates at the ANC's provincial general council in KwaZulu-Natal are set to vote on who will lead the province, after Zweli Mkhize was elected to the position of ANC national treasurer.

Praise for outgoing KZN ANC chair

2013-03-22 20:22

KwaZulu-Natal ANC chairperson Zweli Mkhize has led the party in the province with distinction, his colleagues have said.

R2.3bn paid to surplus teachers

2013-02-03 09:50

An amount of R2.3bn is being paid by the education department to teachers whose posts were abolished, the Sunday Times reports.

KwaZulu-Natal school trip ban lifted

2013-02-01 20:49

KwaZulu-Natal state schools can once again undertake school trips after the province's Education MEC Senzo Mchunu has lifted a ban imposed in September last year.

Beware of opposition - Mchunu

2012-11-17 19:40

The ANC must beware of opposition parties and must observe the “number of blue [Democratic Alliance] shirts in the townships”, KwaZulu-Natal provincial executive committee member Senzo Mchunu says.

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