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After fatal stabbing, parents demand end to “bombing ritual” at school

Hershel Fynn was stabbed to death on Tuesday at Eastwood Secondary

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 October 2019
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“Illegal and criminal” demolitions in Durban, say shack dwellers

“This was a new invasion and the people had not settled there. No court order was required,” says City

By Musa Binda - 16 October 2019
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Four years later, no sign of water in these Pietermaritzburg taps

Maqongqo water project has never worked and the municipality has again broken its promise to fix the situation

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 October 2019
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Dozens of toilets gather dust as Newcastle municipality fails to complete project

Municipality says it has no funds

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 14 October 2019
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Inanda residents close off roads in protest at power outage

Problem caused by cable theft, says councillor

By Musa Binda - 7 October 2019
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Broken promises prompt Pietermaritzburg protest

Promised road construction hasn’t started

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 7 October 2019
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KZN woman can’t get an ID because she’s “dead”

Home Affairs insists Noluvu Mathumbu died in 2007

By Musa Binda - 1 October 2019
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Glebelands witness denies involvement in murder

Trial adjourned to next year

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 20 September 2019
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Coal mine next to game reserve faces legal challenge

Pietermaritzburg judge grants leave to appeal to environmental groups

By Fred Kockott - 19 September 2019
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Students arrested after attack on security guard

Guard escapes through a window after petrol bomb thrown into guardroom at Durban University of Technology

By Musa Binda - 19 September 2019

Glebelands: blood on an oil bottle shows accused was at murder scene

Blood sample identifies Bhekukwazi Mdweshu

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 18 September 2019
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Witness tells of plan to murder competitor at Glebelands hostel

He also describes murder of Siniko Ncayiyana

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 September 2019
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Students block University of Zululand campus

Attack on student triggers demand for better security

By Musa Binda - 16 September 2019
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Glebelands: Witness testifies how he took part in attempted murder

Later he signed a peace treaty with the hostel dwellers

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 13 September 2019
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Glebelands: witness tells how “protection” money was collected from hostel residents

Some of the money was used for “intelezi”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 12 September 2019
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Go-ahead for controversial oil project off KZN coast

Environmental groups’ objections over-ruled

By Fred Kockott - 11 September 2019