Articles by Nompendulo Ngubane

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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
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Glebelands hostel murder case postponed

Police officer and his co-accused are alleged to have murdered nine men

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 28 January 2019
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Sewers blocked for months in Pietermaritzburg

Municipality admits to a problem with payments to drainage contractor

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 23 January 2019
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No jobs, no vote, say angry nurses

Unions march on KZN health department

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 21 January 2019
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Learners have to stand during lessons

Pietermaritzburg school needs 25 more classrooms, says principal

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 16 January 2019
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TVET students block off campus

Students in Pietermaritzburg protest at closure of hostels

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 January 2019
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Mortuary workers return to work after arrests

“We are declaring a big war with the Department of Health,” says union

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 12 December 2018
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Mortuary employees arrested for defying court order to end go-slow

NEHAWU commits to supporting workers, who will appear in court on Tuesday

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 11 December 2018
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Strikers barricade mortuary

Workers’ issues remain unresolved at Fort Napier Medico Legal Mortuary in Pietermaritzburg

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 7 December 2018