City to fix grave sites

2020-01-29 15:00

The Msunduzi Municipality is finally looking at tackling the neglect and overgrowth at city cemeteries.

Pothole fixing drive stalls

2019-11-18 16:57

The services of the city’s pothole busters have crashed because Msunduzi Municipality has not given new purchase order numbers to Pro-Phalt, the company it contracted in February to solve the Maritzburg’s pothole problem.

Parking chaos: no end in sight

2018-11-19 15:45

The parking shambles in the city gets worse by the month and no firm date has been set by the municipality for a new contractor to replace the lucrative deal it once had with Panzascore.

Bring the city back to life

2018-11-01 16:05

New Finance Minister Tito Mboweni let us know in no uncertain terms in last week’s mid-term budget review that the government is near broke.

City scraps recycling fee and plans to repay ratepayers

2018-09-06 15:45

Msunduzi is terminating the controversial recycling fee which had ratepayers questioning its legality since no such service has been offered.

SOLD: One police station

2018-07-05 16:41

The “SOLD” sign is up, but no one seems to know if the Town Hill police station will be closed down or rebuilt.

Anger at new city ‘sneak’ tax

2018-04-12 17:12

Msunduzi Municipality has slipped a new tax into utility bills without explanation, and residents are furious.

‘Protected’ tree falls on local family’s shed

2018-01-03 13:30

A Northdale family’s worst fears came true on New Year’s eve, when part of an old tree, that had been rotting for years, fell and smashed a storage shed.

City posts ‘delayed by troika’

2017-11-23 17:09

Why was the appointment of hundreds of priority posts at Msunduzi delayed for months at the insistence of the acting city manager?.

Citizens slam the City

2017-11-20 13:58

The Msunduzi Municipality has been criticised for its claim in a previous report by The Witness that it had never received complaints about unruly motorists on Pietermaritzburg roads.


Road rage turns violent

2020-01-20 16:12

A Pietermaritzburg man is in hospital after he says he was beaten by an alleged Msunduzi municipal worker in a heated road rage incident.

DA visits Mountain Rise’s ‘old and neglected’ crematorium, cemetery

2019-03-28 17:08

The DA conducted an oversight inspection at the Mountain Rise crematorium on Wednesday morning after it broke down during one of Eskom’s recent load shedding episodes.

Hadebe says he was misled

2018-11-15 15:48

Suspended City boss Sizwe Hadebe (pictured) has denied having irregularly entered into or amended contracts with Khuselani Security and Risk Management (KSA).

Tick of City Hall’s iconic clock stopped by a tangle of red tape

2018-10-15 15:50

It's been months since residents have been able to check the time by the City Hall clock, and red tape seems to be jamming up the process of getting it ticking again.

Calls to probe deputy mayor

2018-07-25 15:45

The DA and some ANC activists say they want Msunduzi Deputy Mayor Thobani Zuma to be probed for allegations of corruption along with City boss Sizwe Hadebe.

Call to suspend Hadebe

2018-04-19 16:49

Wednesday's financial services portfolio committee meeting disintegrated into chaos as councillors demanded the suspension of City manager Sizwe Hadebe pending an investigation into allegations against him.

Cogta wants to cut bodyguards for mayors, speakers and councillors in KZN

2018-02-01 13:45

Mayors, speakers and councillors will no longer be entitled to an army of bodyguards and will be limited to no more than two — and only if the police declare their lives are at risk.

Will Hadebe get the job?

2017-11-28 13:45

Will the Msunduzi council appoint the controversial acting City manager Sizwe Hadebe to the top job?

Hadebe poised to be permanent City manager

2017-11-23 14:23

Acting City manager Sizwe Hadebe appears to be on the verge of being appointed as the permanent Msunduzi municipal manager.

Can city’s heritage be rescued?

2017-11-20 13:58

What must be done to beat the decay and ruin of heritage buildings in the city centre?.

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