Articles by Nompendulo Ngubane

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Taps run dry in Sweetwaters

Residents in Pietermaritzburg township spent five days without water last week

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 11 October 2018
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SASSA workers strike over buggy biometric system

Susan Shabangu and NEHAWU reported to have agreed to suspend system, but union will only confirm on Thursday

By Ashraf Hendricks, Barbara Maregele, Nomfundo Xolo, Joseph Chirume and Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 October 2018
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Appliances, taps and computers stolen from crime intelligence offices

We’re not safe at all, says employee

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 October 2018
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Workers threaten shut down of KZN public health services

Department given 14 days to respond to grievances

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 5 October 2018
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Post Office delivers mixed bag for social grant recipients

“We will die standing in this queue” says pensioner

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik, Barbara Maregele, Nompendulo Ngubane and Chumani Mazwi - 4 October 2018
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Home Affairs official told 86-year-old “to go back to Lesotho”

Mathabo Mofokeng could not access her pension without her ID

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 1 October 2018
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Community stops sewage project for its schools

Pietermaritzburg residents say they want houses to get priority

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 19 September 2018

Nine-year-old circumcised at school by “mistake”

Doctor and health team suspended

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 18 September 2018
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Dumpsite workers go on strike in Pietermaritzburg

Rubbish trucks dump garbage at entrance

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 13 September 2018
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Hostel has one toilet for 39 households

“We are being undermined because we are staying in a hostel”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 13 September 2018
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Women create refuge for abused people living with disability

“In one house a child was tied to a fridge”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 7 September 2018
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Peace monument now a drinking spot

The Seven Day War memorial in Pietermaritzburg has been vandalised

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 4 September 2018
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Net1 accused of duping social grant beneficiaries

Pensioners told that the EasyPay card is the new SASSA card

By Barbara Maregele and Nompendulo Ngubane - 30 August 2018
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SASSA accused of shutting down cash points too soon

Some grant beneficiaries in rural areas battle to get their money

By Barbara Maregele and Nompendulo Ngubane - 28 August 2018
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Nationwide computer glitch delays SASSA card swapping

Pensioners in Pietermaritzburg complain of long lines and not being helped

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 20 August 2018
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Gogos get tent for shelter

Avbob Funeral Services says it will keep on supporting Grace Mnikathi’s sanctuary for the elderly

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 August 2018