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Pietermaritzburg families burying their loved ones at home as cemeteries fill up

Municipality now using pathways in cemetery for graves

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 5 December 2019
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Osizweni residents cry foul on road construction jobs

Their names were drawn, but they never got the promised work

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 4 December 2019
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“What is the use of voting while we are still suffering”

Pietermaritzburg residents say they were promised houses years ago

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 2 December 2019
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R2.3 million taxi rank unused for five years

No explanation from Newcastle municipality

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 28 November 2019
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Eleventh-hour delay in court case involving King Goodwill Zwelithini

Zulu royal land trust is accused of “extorting” millions from rural residents

By Tony Carnie - 20 November 2019
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Hundreds left homeless by Pietermartizburg tornado struggle to pick up their lives

“We have no food”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 18 November 2019
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Borehole brings relief to KZN school

Jamiatul Ulama KZN and Gift of the Givers gives Mcoseleli Secondary and the Maqongqo community a new borehole

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 November 2019
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Man dies in agony after ambulance takes ten hours to arrive

Partner of deceased says operator told her to “learn to wait”

By Zakithi Dlamini - 15 November 2019
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Silver lining to Dusi pollution calamity?

Durban-Pietermaritzburg river pollution is a microcosm of nationwide water pollution control failures

By Tony Carnie - 14 November 2019
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Unemployed nurses demand vacant hospital posts be filled

Over 200 nurses marched to the KZN Department of Health in Pietermaritzburg

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 12 November 2019
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Barred from school by high transport costs

Cottonlands parents demand their own high school

By Zakithi Dlamini - 12 November 2019
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Non-profit organisations call for head of Social Development to resign

Protesters say their organisations are falling apart because of a lack of funding

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 8 November 2019
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People with albinism march for skin cancer awareness

Sunscreens are available at state hospitals for people with albinism

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 4 November 2019
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Street vendors’ stalls vandalised

Built in 2014, the stalls have never been used by traders

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 29 October 2019
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KZN education department agrees in court to publish scholar transport policy

Equal Education has campaigned since 2014 to get clarity on school transport in the province

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 23 October 2019
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SASSA and Home Affairs offices stand empty

Offices unstaffed in Maqongqo, Pietermaritzburg

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 22 October 2019