Articles by Nompendulo Ngubane

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Broken promises prompt Pietermaritzburg protest

Promised road construction hasn’t started

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 7 October 2019
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Glebelands witness denies involvement in murder

Trial adjourned to next year

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 20 September 2019

Glebelands: blood on an oil bottle shows accused was at murder scene

Blood sample identifies Bhekukwazi Mdweshu

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 18 September 2019
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Witness tells of plan to murder competitor at Glebelands hostel

He also describes murder of Siniko Ncayiyana

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 September 2019
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Glebelands: Witness testifies how he took part in attempted murder

Later he signed a peace treaty with the hostel dwellers

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 13 September 2019
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Glebelands: witness tells how “protection” money was collected from hostel residents

Some of the money was used for “intelezi”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 12 September 2019
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Glebelands murders: Accused “celebrated” the killings, says witness

Hostel residents who refused to pay money were killed

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 11 September 2019
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Witness describes purchase of AK47s with Glebelands residents’ money

I was afraid to report killings to the police, he says

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 September 2019
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I tipped off the police before the murder of Glebelands resident, says state witness

Witness tells court how he helped one of the accused

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 5 September 2019
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Witness identifies accused number one in Glebelands attack

Former police officer Bhekukwazi Mdweshu and others are on trial for murder and attempted murder

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 4 September 2019
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Court rules that Glebelands witnesses will testify in camera

Harrowing testimony of witness to shootings

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 3 September 2019
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Glebelands officer admits to “mistake” during cross examination

Eight men are currently on trial for a spate of murders and other crimes at the Glebelands Hostel

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 29 August 2019
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Glebelands hostel murders: accused plead not guilty

The state is expected to call 100 witnesses during the trial

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 28 August 2019
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UNISA students disrupt KZN campuses

“We want our scripts given back to us. Students must verify results for themselves.”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 August 2019
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“Corporal punishment has never stopped in our school” says KZN learner

Staff member caught on video beating students

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 31 July 2019
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After 25 years of waiting for government, Ncwadi erupts in protests

“Now that we are doing what other communities are doing, police shoot at us. Protesting is the last option but we had no choice.”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 30 July 2019