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

104-year-old woman now has a choice of toilets

Following our report, Elisa Khumalo now has two toilets: one from government, one donated by a private company

By Teboho Moloi - 6 July 2020

Homeless people in lockdown complete computer training

Organisation says graduates can get typing jobs or work at an internet cafe

By Nokulunga Majola - 3 July 2020

Protesters against gender-based violence complain of being manhandled by police

Arrested demonstrators were crammed into vans and kept together in a cell for breaking Covid-19 regulations

By Nokulunga Majola - 2 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

Taxis operating at full capacity

Some commuters and drivers say they fear for their safety but have no choice

By Nokulunga Majola - 30 June 2020

Taxis in KZN to defy lockdown regulations

Taxis plan to operate at full capacity from Monday

By Nokulunga Majola - 26 June 2020

Scores of maintenance payments backlogged during lockdown

“I have not received maintenance payments since February,” says Pietermaritzburg mother

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 26 June 2020

104-year-old woman has to go to the toilet in the open

Elisa Khumalo has watched as other people in the area get new toilets but not her

By Teboho Moloi - 24 June 2020

“Every day there are electricity issues,” says Pietermaritzburg resident

Electricity was restored in Ngubeni on Saturday after two days of protests

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 22 June 2020

Residents thank Covid-19 pandemic for sanitation

After 23 years using a pit latrine, community gets chemical toilets

By Nokulunga Majola - 19 June 2020

Transparent masks allow deaf people to lip-read

“Normal masks hide emotions”

By Nokulunga Majola - 19 June 2020

Durban fire leaves 150 people homeless and one dead

One of two serious shack fires in city in 24 hours

By Nokulunga Majola - 15 June 2020

Covid-19: Durban customers fed-up with bad hair days

Hairstylists find ways to work while salons are closed

By Nokulunga Majola - 15 June 2020

Pietermaritzburg schools shut down by protesters demanding water

“They must give water to the community before the schools”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 9 June 2020