Pietermaritzburg


Boy, 6, drowns in Msunduzi River, teen falls from train in KZN

2019-08-17 20:06

A 6-year-old boy has drowned in the Msunduzi in KwaZulu-Natal.

Clean-up to cost millions

2019-08-16 15:04

The Duzi-uMngeni Conservation Trust (Duct), says it is going to cost millions of rands to save Pietermaritzburg’s rivers that are swamped by pollution.

New mayors still under wraps

2019-08-15 14:46

With the ANC provincial leadership’s discussions around the appointment of the new Msunduzi mayor kept under wraps, the party’s leaders in the Moses Mabhida region say they are also out of the loop.

Another Msunduzi body in crisis

2019-08-15 14:01

City council’s watchdog, the municipal public accounts committee (Mpac), is struggling to make its bite felt as its meetings collapse regularly and recommendations are not being implemented.

Dhoda’s Market closes after 80 years

2019-08-13 16:32

Many local residents have taken to social media to express their sadness after the closure of one of the oldest shops in Pietermaritzburg, Dhoda’s Market in Church Street.

Msunduzi Mayor, deputy mayor and speaker axed

2019-08-13 16:22

The ANC Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) yesterday resolved to axe the top leadership of its two major municipalities of Msunduzi and eThekwini, relieving both Themba Njilo and Zandile Gumede of their duties.

More job losses loom in Pietermaritzburg

2019-08-12 14:01

While the sluggish economy has already cost the city hundreds of jobs this year, the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business has warned that more retrenchments are on the cards as companies downsize to remain profitable.

Msunduzi valuations roll in turmoil

2019-08-12 14:00

More than 4 000 ratepayers have challenged the City’s new general valuation roll, which even the municipality has lodged an objection against.

Gumede fights on

2019-08-09 13:34

Embattled eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede wants to return from her prolonged special leave and on Thursday won a court application to amend her bail conditions, which could allow for her return.

Bail in Maqatha case

2019-08-08 16:46

In granting Msunduzi councillor Nkosi­nathi “TK” Gambu (pictured) and four others R10 000 bail each on Wednesday, a high court judge lambasted the political killings task team.

 

Unease over task team

2019-08-16 15:10

The ANC has voiced concerns about the quality of investigations conducted by the political killings task team.

Sithole sticks to his goals

2019-08-16 14:57

City administrator Sibusiso Sithole is forging ahead with his mammoth mission to turn Msunduzi around despite the political shenanigans currently playing out at the City Hall.

Demoted ANC Msunduzi execs face ‘kota’ pay slips

2019-08-15 14:03

Demoted ANC City executive committee (exco) members have to say goodbye to their fat pay cheques, as well as their hefty allowances and bodyguards.

Toxic sludge chokes Duzi

2019-08-15 13:40

A supected burst valve which led to the collapse of a crude oil storage tank at Willowton Oil Mills in Ohrtmann Road left six workers injured and sent about 240 tons of effluent flooding the Baynespruit tributary of the Duzi River.

Umgungundlovu fire stations 'are failing'

2019-08-13 16:28

Poor operating facilities, a lack of vital equipment, and fire engines that should have been written off.

KwaZulu-Natal man killed after tree falls on him

2019-08-13 07:53

A man believed to be 33 years old has been killed in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands when a tree fell on him.

Meshack Radebe turns 70: politicians hail peacekeeper

2019-08-12 14:00

Hailed as a political peacekeeper, Dr Meshack Radebe, who celebrated his 70th birthday at the weekend, received praise from the opposition party for his role in ending the political violence between the ANC and IFP in the late 80s and early 90s.

Bumper five-rand fraud

2019-08-09 13:34

Hundreds of people gathered at the Allied Building on Timber Street on Thursday, lured by promises of huge payouts in a R5 investment scheme.

ANC takes Ward 30

2019-08-09 13:34

The ANC broke the DA’s 12-year reign in Ward 30 when it won this week’s by-election, which saw the DA retaining only Ward 28.

Public pools tender scandal

2019-08-08 16:46

The KZN Hawks are investigating a case of fraud against City officials and a Pietermaritzburg company over a R45 million swimming pool tender.

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