Articles by Nompendulo Ngubane

Henley Dam community protest over lack of water

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

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 20 October 2020

Glebelands: Witness places four accused at murder scenes

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

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 14 October 2020

Glebelands witness says accused showed him photos of victims

Defence lawyer accuses witness of trying to escape his own prosecution

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 9 October 2020

Glebelands Eight: witness describes murder plot

Trial resumes in Pietermaritzburg High Court after lockdown delay

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 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

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 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

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 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”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 4 August 2020

Covid-19: Hospital staff picket in Pietermaritzburg

Workers demand better protection from infection

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 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

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 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

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 27 July 2020

Clinic reopens after agreement between workers and health department

Facility closed on Friday because of lack of PPE

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 20 July 2020

KZN hospital shut down, patients evacuated

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

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 July 2020

Children cross the Msunduzi to get to school

There are plans for a bridge but no timeframe

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 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

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 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

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 2 July 2020

Protesters demand jobs at Durban university

DUT says they will meet with community members on Thursday

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 1 July 2020