Articles by Nompendulo Ngubane

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Pietermaritzburg fire leaves 164 people homeless

“Our clothes and food went up in flames”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 December 2019
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Pietermaritzburg families burying their loved ones at home as cemeteries fill up

Municipality now using pathways in cemetery for graves

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 5 December 2019
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“What is the use of voting while we are still suffering”

Pietermaritzburg residents say they were promised houses years ago

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 2 December 2019
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Hundreds left homeless by Pietermartizburg tornado struggle to pick up their lives

“We have no food”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 18 November 2019
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Borehole brings relief to KZN school

Jamiatul Ulama KZN and Gift of the Givers gives Mcoseleli Secondary and the Maqongqo community a new borehole

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 November 2019
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Unemployed nurses demand vacant hospital posts be filled

Over 200 nurses marched to the KZN Department of Health in Pietermaritzburg

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 12 November 2019
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Non-profit organisations call for head of Social Development to resign

Protesters say their organisations are falling apart because of a lack of funding

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 8 November 2019
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Street vendors’ stalls vandalised

Built in 2014, the stalls have never been used by traders

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 29 October 2019
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KZN education department agrees in court to publish scholar transport policy

Equal Education has campaigned since 2014 to get clarity on school transport in the province

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 23 October 2019
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SASSA and Home Affairs offices stand empty

Offices unstaffed in Maqongqo, Pietermaritzburg

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 22 October 2019
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After fatal stabbing, parents demand end to “bombing ritual” at school

Hershel Fynn was stabbed to death on Tuesday at Eastwood Secondary

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 October 2019
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Four years later, no sign of water in these Pietermaritzburg taps

Maqongqo water project has never worked and the municipality has again broken its promise to fix the situation

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 October 2019
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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