Preschoolers killed after falling into pit

2014-05-14 14:32

Two children died when they fell into a pit at an early childhood development centre in Nqutu, KwaZulu-Natal Social Development MEC Weziwe Thusi says.

Toddler given drug-laced alcohol, dies

2013-07-01 16:50

A 2-year-old from Umlazi, Durban, has died after he was fed a drug-laced alcoholic drink, the KwaZulu-Natal social development department says.

KZN development budget tops R2bn

2012-06-06 20:34

KwaZulu-Natal will spend more than R2bn on social development, with non-profit organisations receiving on average 6% more in government funding, Social Development MEC Weziwe Thusi says.

Mkhize reshuffles KZN Cabinet

2011-11-15 18:40

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Zweli Mkhize has fired Agriculture and Environmental Affairs MEC Lydia Johnson and Human Settlements MEC Maggie Govender.

Trousers not allowed at reed dance

2010-09-06 21:21

Women wearing trousers will not be allowed into King Goodwill Zwelithini’s palace during the reed dance, says the KZN department of arts and culture.


KZN social worker held for rape

2013-11-22 14:26

A 53-year-old social worker has been arrested and suspended after a 15-year-old girl says she was raped at a KwaZulu-Natal children's home.

Fight drugs like apartheid - MEC

2013-02-09 17:37

South Africans must fight drug abuse in the same manner it fought apartheid, the MEC for Social Development in KwaZulu-Natal has said.

Child sex-workers: Efforts to trace parents

2012-02-19 20:14

The KwaZulu-Natal police are trying to trace the families of some of the 16 child sex-workers rescued in Durban, from where they were to have been shipped out of the country.

All systems go for reed dance

2010-09-10 20:44

Hawkers are setting up shop ahead of the annual reed dance featuring 26 000 maidens which is taking place in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend.

Thousands of maidens for Reed Dance

2010-09-02 21:41

Over 20 000 maidens are expected to attend this year's Reed Dance, says the KwaZulu-Natal department of arts and culture.

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