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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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Newcastle school for the blind in desperate need of funds

The facility is the only one of its kind in Amajuba district

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 6 August 2019
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New round of demolitions in Cato Manor

Shack dwellers say their belongings were torched, leaving them destitute

By Musa Binda - 5 August 2019
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Three children die in Durban fire

“I left them sleeping when I went to work”

By Musa Binda - 31 July 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
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People flock to live at Pietermaritzburg dump site

“This has become a home for many of us”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 25 July 2019
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In April their homes were destroyed by a flood. Now their new homes are being demolished

Dozens of Enkanini residents continue to rebuild their homes in defiance of the eThekwini municipality

By Musa Binda - 23 July 2019
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Parents shut down primary school in Imbali over fees

“Where did the money we paid go?” asks angry parent

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 23 July 2019
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Newcastle residents say coal mine puts them in danger

Informal mining is causing houses to crack

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 22 July 2019
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Dangerous and full pit latrines replaced at Khokhwane Primary

Gift of the Givers has built eight new toilets at the school

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 19 July 2019
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Community wins 20 year battle for school

Case goes to the heart of the fundamental rights of access to basic education guaranteed by the Constitution, says judge

By Tania Broughton - 18 July 2019
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Daily struggle to get water in Pietermaritzburg location

Water trucks no longer deliver, and a project to install taps has stopped in Umkhambathini

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 18 July 2019
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Protesters blame corruption for lack of water in Umlazi

“We hear that the officials are benefiting from the water tankers”

By Musa Binda - 15 July 2019
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Abahlali leader blames government for baby’s death

Sbu Zikode says that Khwezi Mlingo would have survived if Cato Manor’s shacks had water and electricity

By Musa Binda - 12 July 2019
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Emergency workers sit around all day because there are no ambulances

KZN’s broken ambulances: no help for people in emergencies and EMS personnel put in danger

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 3 July 2019