Articles by Nompendulo Ngubane

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Residents of Ncwadi have to walk 15 km to catch a taxi

Roads are so bad the taxis won’t enter the area

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 April 2019

Learners prevent teachers from entering Pietermaritzburg school

Anger boils over because of no electricity and no maths or physics teachers

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 8 April 2019
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“Agents” charge R300 to jump Home Affairs queues

“Come straight to me with the money and you will get inside”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 5 April 2019
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Pietermaritzburg community gripped by fear as witnesses and police are murdered

“These murders are done by people who are known”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 22 March 2019
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Fix our roads, demand Pietermaritzburg residents

Taxi operators and bus drivers join residents in closing roads

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 19 March 2019
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Union threatens to shut down KZN wildlife offices

Workers say Ezemvelo Wildlife is poorly managed and they accuse management of nepotism

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 11 March 2019
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UNISA’s campuses in KZN shut down

Students complain about exam dates and allowances

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 March 2019
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500 families wait for drains to be emptied

Pietermaritzburg municipality admits to maintenance problem

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 1 March 2019
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Workers in finance department down tools in Pietermaritzburg

Municipal employees say they work in terrible conditions and their office equipment and computers do not function

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 21 February 2019
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Angry residents shut down clinic

Patients say clinic is understaffed and service is poor

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 19 February 2019
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NEHAWU shuts down TVET colleges in Pietermaritzburg

Colleges have been closed since Thursday

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 19 February 2019
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KZN students march to legislature

Accommodation and financial support are burning issues

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 February 2019
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Learner suspended for wearing religious bracelet

“He has taken off the bracelet but he is not allowed to attend classes” says mother

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 February 2019
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Students shut down KZN campuses because of funding delays

“We were promised free education yet we are still asked to pay.”

By Nomfundo Xolo and Nompendulo Ngubane - 4 February 2019
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Protesters threaten to empty toilets onto road

Msunduzi municipality doesn’t listen, say residents

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 30 January 2019
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School gets toilets after GroundUp report

Pretoria company donates 16 dry toilets to Pietermaritzburg school

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 30 January 2019