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Double standards

2019-01-16 06:02

SO let’s understand a few things. A white woman is doing “time“for using the “K” word. Perhaps what was most disturbing about that incident was that it was used against a black traffic officer trying...


2019-01-16 06:02

DEFENDING their titles, St Anne’s College and Pieter- maritzburg­ Girls’ High regained their regional crowns in the Pietermaritzburg­ North Regional and Pietermaritzburg Central Regional at the...

Math whizz back in the city to spread some magic

2019-01-16 06:02

BACK in South Africa after 19 years of teaching mathematics in New Zealand, Pietermaritzburg’s very own math wizard Siva Chetty is on a mission to encourage the youth of the city to engage studiously...

Bacela uxhaso ukuze kuzogcotshwa iNkosi

2019-01-16 06:02

KUNXENXWA umphakathi waseMaqongqo ngaphansi kweNkosi uNdabezitha Maphumulo ukuba belule isandla banikele ngalokho abanako ukuze kuzokwenziwa umcimbi wokugcotshwa kweNkosi kule ndawo.

Creating a platform to engage with others

2019-01-16 06:02

POET enthusiast and founder of the MLS Poetry Session and Kasi Vibe Poetry Sessions Ndumiso Zondi will be hosting a two-hour question and answer interactive session of group discussion on February 2...

Road safety is paramount as schools open

2019-01-16 06:01

YESTERDAY marked the start of the 2019 school term and with it comes the rigours of another busy year for children, parents and teachers alike.

Former councillor gunned down

2019-01-16 06:01

TWO hits have shattered the lull in political assassinations in KwaZulu-Natal.

School’s closure REJECTED

2019-01-16 06:01

WHILE the country’s schools began their academic year on Wednesday, this was not the case for Umvuzo Secondary School.


2019-01-16 06:01

April to June 2018:.

Youngest mothers of New Year’s Day babies were aged 16

2019-01-16 06:01

KWAZULU-NATAL Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo believes more open dialogue about the dangers of unprotected sex and teenage pregnancy could reduce by up to half, the number of mothers who die while...

Start your child on a solid school foundation

2019-01-16 06:01

MOVING from pre-school into a formal schooling environment is a big step not only for young children, but also for their parents. Doubts and anxiety often accompany this major move, but parents should...

‘Listening to uGogo pays off’

2019-01-16 06:01

DESPITE being one of three children surviving on her grandmother’s pension, Amahle Ndlovu was able to obtain distinctions in all her seven subjects.

Prison raids seize contraband

2019-01-16 06:01

PRISON warders who collude with criminals could find themselves trading their brown uniform for inmates’ orange outfits.


Delivery man fired after being caught masturbating on camera

2019-01-16 06:02

DELIVERY service Mr D Food took immediate action last Wednesday, terminating the contract of one of it’s drivers after a video surfaced on the internet and across various social media platforms...

Hilarious missteps at the Hex

2019-01-16 06:02

AFTER last year’s hilarious “Marriage For Dummies’’, madcap husband and wife team Aaron McIlroy and Lisa Bobbert return to The Hexagon Theatre on February 2 and February 3 with their brand new musical...

School’s closure rejected

2019-01-16 06:02

“Since 2017, the school was broken into 16 times before it was set alight. We have reported all these incidents to the police but nobody has been arrested.

Hostile car guards an issue in town

2019-01-16 06:02

DONNA Anthony was left fearing for her life last Friday when a visit to the Department of Home Affairs offices in Church Street to acquire an identity document for her son left her feeling scared and...

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2019-01-16 06:01

Brendon Govender: Children! WTF!.....I know the driver was driving fast to cut in line.

Empowering students in need

2019-01-16 06:01

AS part of the temple’s social responsibility endeavour, the Shri Vishnu Temple on Langalibalele Street embarked on a school pack drive this past weekend in order to empower pupils who, for one reason...

Ex-cops and community officers honoured

2019-01-16 06:01

THE Mountain Rise Police Station held its annual year-end awards function in December 2018 at the Truro hall, inviting members of community policing organisations and ex-police officers to the event...

Fewer matric examination enrolments can add pressure to existing skills gap

2019-01-16 06:01

THE 2018 matric results have been released, showing a successful year with an improved pass rate of 78,2%.

Forgive and move forward

2019-01-16 06:01

THAT the Kassiers of Piggly Wiggly were wrong and out of line is for sure. But who has not said something ill-considered before?.

Zuma’s CD

2019-01-16 06:01

SO former president Jacob Zuma will be releasing a CD of struggle songs he performed as president!.

Students demand admission at Unisa

2019-01-16 06:01

THE student registration process was interrupted at the University of South Africa (Unisa) Pietermaritzburg campus on Monday and Tuesday as new and existing students demanded that the university...

From PMB to the country

2019-01-16 06:01

THE future is looking bright for young model Amahle Sithole who was recently named one of the semi-finalists in a national pageant called Miss Teen United Nations South Africa 2019, which will be held...

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