Battle to restore power

2017-06-26 13:45

“We were working day and night, but the situation was beyond our control.”.

‘Why all the silence?’

2017-06-26 10:51

If it was a matter of just switching the lights back on, why were suburbs left without electricity in the bitter cold for more than three days?

Student shot with gas gun

2017-06-26 09:40

Five men were arrested for allegedly shooting a University of KwaZulu-Natal student in the face with a gas gun on Thursday night.

Outrage over city blackouts

2017-06-23 13:45

A crippling electricity department strike has affected several suburbs in the city, leaving thousands of households in the dark.

‘No basis to fire Dhlomo’

2017-06-23 13:45

Premier Willies Mchunu was adamant on Thursday that Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo would not be fired, despite mounting calls from opposition parties and doctors in the province.

‘I’d be dead if I had state hospital care’

2017-06-22 13:45

“If I had continued to go to the state for treatment, I would be dead.”.

Happy and healthy

2017-06-22 13:45

“A few weeks ago I came home to a lifeless child, by all accounts dead, and today I am here playing hide and seek with my son.”.

Local DJ making huge waves

2017-06-22 12:41

As June is commemorated by way of celebrating the youth, it is only fitting to acknowledge a young local artist who is blazing the trail in the local, national and international music scene. A Pietermaritzburg-born DJ and producer made it against con

Inefficient Msunduzi criticised for ‘shifting the blame’ to workers

2017-06-21 14:17

Opposition parties have lambasted the City after a recent statement issued by Msunduzi Municipality blamed protesting workers for service delivery issues in the city.

Families left shattered by loved ones’ deaths in horror N3 crash

2017-06-21 14:16

Two Pietermaritzburg families have spoken of their grief after a horrific car crash claimed the lives of their loved ones last week.


Kearsney's old boy graduates at Stanford University

2017-06-26 13:45

Former Kearsney College head prefect Monde Nkosi last week became the first black South African to be designated an Arjay Miller Scholar after scoring top marks in his MBA class at America’s esteemed Stanford University.

‘We’ve had enough’ - Msunduzi electricity outages

2017-06-26 09:58

Residents demand answers over lengthy power outages.

Midlands hospitals visited

2017-06-26 09:29

An oversight visit to Northdale and Grey’s Hospitals by the KwaZulu-Natal health portfolio committee on Friday revealed over 100 doctors are needed at Grey’s.

Fed-up Sweetwaters residents take to the streets

2017-06-23 13:45

Sweetwaters residents said they will not stop protesting until the Msunduzi Municipality restores power in the area.

KZN premier says no reasons to fire health MEC

2017-06-22 18:42

Despite the current health crisis facing KwaZulu-Natal, Premier Willis Mchunu said he does not see why MEC for Health Sibongiseni Dhlomo should be fired.

Millions to pay for staff on sick leave

2017-06-22 13:45

With the province in the midst of a health crisis, it has been revealed that the Health Department has spent R5,6 million to pay 25 sick or suspended staff since 2016.

No clean audit for Msunduzi

2017-06-22 13:45

Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu on Wednesday called on the leadership in municipalities to ensure that competent people were employed in financial and supply chain management positions.

Dhlomo makes Health sick

2017-06-21 14:17

As he clings on to his position despite mounting calls for him to step down, KZN Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo’s party, the ANC, is now calling for his head.

Zulu dancing in Japan

2017-06-21 14:17

Ingoma Zulu traditional dance runs in Protus Mtolo’s veins and remains an important part of his tradition.

Fight for house in court

2017-06-21 14:16

ANC members picketed outside the Howick Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday to support a family who had been interdicted from building a house on a farmer’s land.

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