Articles by Nomfundo Xolo

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“It’s not nice to be a teacher at a school like this”

Sunshine Primary School is overcrowded, has too few toilets and lacks learning materials

By Nomfundo Xolo - 4 August 2017

89 people murdered and not one arrest at Glebelands hostel

If you want to hire hitmen, go to Glebelands, hears Moerane Commission into political killings

By Nomfundo Xolo - 18 July 2017
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Gang extorts money from Glebelands residents for murder accused

“We’re already anticipating a death. There’s been threats and signs.”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 13 July 2017
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Durban march for science

Youth, women encouraged to join science industry

By Nomfundo Xolo - 24 April 2017
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The learners who cross a lake with hippos in it to get to school

Department of Education provides a boat at last

By Nomfundo Xolo - 3 April 2017
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Social grants: protesters demand answers from Dlamini

Activists and grant beneficiaries demonstrate in front of SASSA offices in Umlazi

By Nomfundo Xolo - 9 March 2017
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Nkandla residents demand crèches

Community wants answers from the Department of Social Development

By Nomfundo Xolo - 26 January 2017
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Protest in Durban over nuclear deal

“Stop this madness,” says protester

By Nomfundo Xolo - 14 December 2016
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All-girls clubs get off the ground in KwaZulu-Natal

DREAMS project draws in 2,000 girls

By Nomfundo Xolo - 18 October 2016
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Social grants: victims of deductions protest in Durban

Pensioners complain of unauthorised airtime deductions

By Nomfundo Xolo - 18 October 2016
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UKZN Westville campus closed after violence

Classes suspended to ensure safety of students and staff, says management

By Nomfundo Xolo - 10 October 2016
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Universities on knife-edge as protests continue

Negotiations deadlocked at several campuses

By Nompendulo Ngubane, Nomfundo Xolo, Siphokazi Vuso, Ashraf Hendricks and Joseph Chirume - 28 September 2016