Articles by Nompendulo Ngubane

Families live in shacks on a railway line after housing project abandoned

Housing project built in Pietermaritzburg without sewerage or planning

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4 November 2020

Henley Dam community protest over lack of water

“We have been suffering for long and it’s taking forever”

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20 October 2020

Glebelands: Witness places four accused at murder scenes

“As they were following him, a gunshot went off”

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14 October 2020

Glebelands witness says accused showed him photos of victims

Defence lawyer accuses witness of trying to escape his own prosecution

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9 October 2020

Glebelands Eight: witness describes murder plot

Trial resumes in Pietermaritzburg High Court after lockdown delay

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6 October 2020

Family’s RDP home sold without their knowledge

Headman who charged R1,500 fee for sale condemned by chief and provincial authority

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9 September 2020

Sick woman begged for a blanket before dying in “makeshift” Covid-19 ward

An investigation has been launched into Northdale hospital’s parking lot ward

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6 August 2020

Blackouts will continue until illegal connections are removed, warns ward councillor

“The area is dark and it is dangerous for those who return from work at night”

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4 August 2020

Covid-19: Hospital staff picket in Pietermaritzburg

Workers demand better protection from infection

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29 July 2020

24 arrested in protest against Pietermaritzburg ward councillor

“I was chosen by people of ward 29 not by a few individuals” says ANC’s Spha Madlala

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28 July 2020

Loadshedding “unavoidable” after substation blows, says mayor

Power restored in Pietermaritzburg community after protesters bring area to standstill over five-day blackout

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27 July 2020

Clinic reopens after agreement between workers and health department

Facility closed on Friday because of lack of PPE

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20 July 2020

KZN hospital shut down, patients evacuated

“Thanks for the opportunity but we will not be commenting” says provincial health department

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17 July 2020

Children cross the Msunduzi to get to school

There are plans for a bridge but no timeframe

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15 July 2020

Unions accuse government of breaking promise to increases workers’ salaries

“Workers on duty during lockdown must be paid for risk or danger allowance,” says COSATU leader

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6 July 2020

“We are forgotten. We will be remembered when the elections are closer”

Residents of Khethi in Pietermaritzburg struggle to access schools, clinics and water

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2 July 2020