Axed KZN education MEC resigns as MPL

2016-06-07 16:57

Former KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Peggy Nkonyeni has confirmed that she has resigned as a member of the provincial legislature, after she was axed from her position in a cabinet reshuffle.

Supplementary matric exams start in KZN

2016-02-10 12:00

Thousands of matriculants are expected to start writing their National Senior Certificate supplementary exams on Wednesday, the KwaZulu-Natal department of education says.

Pass on uniform, don’t write on shirt, matrics urged

2015-11-27 09:01

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Education Peggy Nkonyeni has asked matric pupils not to destroy their school uniforms, but rather pass them on to those who need them.

Sadtu welcomes KZN probe

2014-11-25 19:13

Sadtu has welcomed a decision by KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Peggy Nkonyeni to establish a committee to investigate how and where the department spends its money.

ANC condemns burning of church, house

2014-07-10 20:14

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has condemned the burning a house, a church, and a court building in Ncotshane, Pongola, after a boy's body was found at the church.

KZN team tasked to watch school transport

2014-05-15 19:36

A team has been formed to enforce policy on transporting school pupils in KwaZulu-Natal after five children were killed in a crash

New KZN speaker elected

2013-10-09 07:28

The KwaZulu-Natal legislature has elected Lydia Johnson as its new speaker, to replace Peggy Nkonyeni who has been appointed education MEC.

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.

Report: Contract traded for ANC donation

2013-06-12 10:00

The KwaZulu-Natal government wanted a contract with Uruguayan businessman Gaston Savoi to be concluded quickly so he could make a donation to the ANC, former provincial health MEC Peggy Nkonyeni allegedly stated.

DA files papers against NPA

2013-05-06 20:01

The KwaZulu-Natal DA has filed papers in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg a bid to find out why charges of fraud and racketeering were dropped against two senior ANC politicians.


Drug dealers are committing treason - KZN education MEC

2016-05-10 16:37

KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC, Peggy Nkonyeni, has urged communities to fight “a devastating resurgence of drug usage” in the province.

Don't compare us to private schools - Motshekga

2016-02-05 12:50

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says it is unfair to compare private schools with public schools.

Cheating matrics could face 3-year ban

2015-01-12 16:13

Matriculants found to have cheated could be banned from writing matric for the next three years, the education department says.

200 000 'ghost' pupils in KZN - report

2014-10-10 16:15

One KwaZulu-Natal teaching district has 200 000 "ghost" pupils, according to reports.

KZN education leader killed in crash

2014-07-07 14:21

The KwaZulu-Natal chairperson of the National Association of School Governing Bodies has been killed in an accident in Folweni, Durban.

KwaZulu-Natal MEC pleased with matric results

2014-01-07 17:29

KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Peggy Nkonyeni has described the province's 2013 matric results as "a good story", but says more needed to be done.

ANCYL welcomes Nkonyeni as education MEC

2013-10-08 17:40

The KwaZulu-Natal ANC Youth League Provincial Task Team has welcomed the appointment of Peggy Nkonyeni as education MEC.

Nkonyeni denies donation claim

2013-06-13 10:32

Former KwaZulu-Natal health MEC Peggy Nkonyeni has denied claims that she put pressure on officials in her department to conclude a contract so she could get a donation for the ANC.

ANC accuses DA of undermining NPA

2013-05-07 19:36

The DA's attempts to reinstate charges of racketeering and corruption against two senior ANC politicians in KwaZulu-Natal undermines the NPA, the ANC says.

DA seeks answers in Intaka case

2012-10-02 09:02

The DA in KwaZulu-Natal says it wants to know why ANC politicians Mike Mabuyakhulu and Peggy Nkonyeni are officially off the hook on corruption charges.

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