Articles by Nompendulo Ngubane

Glebelands Eight trial postponed to October

Accused to remain in prison due to lockdown restrictions


19 May 2020

SASSA pensioners sleep outside post office

Finally, beneficiaries are paid their grants, after delay


5 May 2020

“System glitch” sends scores of SASSA beneficiaries home empty handed

SASSA KZN says benefiaries will be paid by Tuesday


4 May 2020

Covid-19 screening welcomed by KZN informal settlement residents

“I’m happy that I was screened. I will continue staying at home and watch if I develop any of the symptoms”


20 April 2020

Covid-19: KZN nurses stranded in Western Cape

Nurses told by agencies that they can’t be booked because they are not covered should they contract coronavirus at work


14 April 2020

Covid-19: Dambuza youth donate groceries to locked down street hawkers

“If I don’t go out and work that means going to bed hungry. I now have food,” says vendor


3 April 2020

Glebelands Eight Trial: Witness says R160,000 raised for hitman

William Mthembu and Thokozani Machi, known as the “big fishes” at Glebelands hostel, were murdered in 2015


20 March 2020

Covid-19: Caluza clinic is bad enough in normal times

During an epidemic it may be much worse


16 March 2020

Love dispute blamed for 66 families displaced by shack fire

“We are suffering for arguments between people we don’t know” says victim


16 March 2020

Parents lock principal out of school

Willowfontein Intermediate school is in a dire state and issues are not being addressed, say community members


11 March 2020

Education halted by protests over unpaid NSFAS allowances

Tertiary institutions across the country have experienced weeks of disruption. Some have resumed teaching.

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9 March 2020

KZN TVET students arrested for protesting released on bail

“We will fight even if we get arrested” says student


6 March 2020