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Shack dwellers’ homes demolished and possessions burnt

Land occupiers to take eThekwini Municipality to court for “criminal” act

By Musa Binda - 14 June 2019
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Crime prevention volunteers in KZN vow to fight termination of contracts

MEC’s private sector plan criticised

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 14 June 2019
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Durban shack dwellers dispute legality of repeated demolitions

Cato Manor occupiers say their homes were not unfinished nor left vacant, contradicting municipality’s claims

By Musa Binda - 12 June 2019
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KZN district is beating the HIV epidemic

Eshowe has reached UN targets a year ahead of schedule

By Kristine Liao - 12 June 2019
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Teacher shot dead at primary school

Parents fear for the safety of their children at Durban school

By Musa Binda - 11 June 2019
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Filthy pit latrines and no water at Pietermaritzburg primary school

“Our children don’t deserve such conditions,” says parent.

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 11 June 2019
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After four years Willowfontein has running water again

New pump finally installed

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 June 2019
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Durban lifts ban on fishing in its harbour

Port authority says use the port at your own risk because the water has not been declared fully safe

Roving Reporters - 7 June 2019
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Community safety volunteers demand jobs in KZN

Department of Community Safety and Liaison has R33 million budget for volunteers

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 June 2019
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KZN South Coast residents left without water after April floods

Broken pump station and crumbling infrastructure leaves thousands at risk

By Fred Kockott and Printhabashnee Raju - 6 June 2019
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Protesters arrested after shutting down Pietermaritzburg clinic

They claim they were promised jobs at the facility

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 30 May 2019
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Their councillor was charged with murder. Now Umlazi voters want a by-election

Residents block township road in protest

By Musa Binda - 28 May 2019
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Pietermaritzburg residents say mayor came to promise them housing before the elections - but he says he can’t remember going there

“They use us for votes and leave us with our problems” says resident

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 28 May 2019
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Evicted Durban residents say City had no court order

Dozens left homeless after shacks demolished on Sunday

By Musa Binda - 21 May 2019
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Pietermaritzburg protesters injured by police, says village chief

Police deny anyone was hurt during dispersal of water protest

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 20 May 2019
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“Our taps have been running dry for years” says Pietermaritzburg resident

Msunduzi deputy mayor Thobani Zuma promised to send water tankers which had not yet arrived by Friday morning

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 May 2019