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Budding KZN scientist wins film award

Jamila Janna is becoming an expert in snails

By Thabiso Goba and Fred Kockott - 15 November 2018
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Families can’t bury loved ones as mortuary workers on go-slow

Relatives shocked by conditions in Pietermaritzburg mortuary

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 14 November 2018
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“We are only good for votes” say Cato Crest families

Residents face more evictions in their new community

By Nomfundo Xolo - 6 November 2018
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KZN school scoops top water conservation awards in London

Learner says Water Explorer programme taught them different ways to use water sparingly beyond just turning off the taps.

By Roving Reporters - 5 November 2018
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Immigrant shop owners terrorised in Newcastle

Two shopkeepers murdered in October

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 2 November 2018
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Gogos pay to queue for pensions

Social grant beneficiaries pay R10 to R20 to get a space outside the Pietermaritzburg post office

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 30 October 2018
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R162-million housing project incomplete after over a decade

“The conditions are shocking. As the government we are ashamed,” says KZN Premier

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 24 October 2018
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At last a foster care grant for Newcastle family

Uncle’s year-long wait is over

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 18 October 2018
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Disabled residents resist government plan to move them out

“If they want us gone, they must kill us, like they did Life Esidimeni”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 17 October 2018
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Meeting on gas and oil exploration descends into chaos

Activists oppose Italian company prospecting off KZN coast

By Fred Kockott and Thabiso Goba - 15 October 2018
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The long wait for a foster care grant

Newcastle man has waited more than a year for a grant for a child in his care

By Sibusiso Mdlalose and Kim Reynolds - 12 October 2018
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Taps run dry in Sweetwaters

Residents in Pietermaritzburg township spent five days without water last week

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 11 October 2018
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Appliances, taps and computers stolen from crime intelligence offices

We’re not safe at all, says employee

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 October 2018
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Workers threaten shut down of KZN public health services

Department given 14 days to respond to grievances

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 5 October 2018
Residents of Enkanini in Cato Crest informal settlement in Durban say they have been without proper sanitation since August 2017. Photo: Nomfundo Xolo

Frustrated Durban residents march over lack of basic services

“We are not being taken serious by the municipality”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 5 October 2018
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Home Affairs official told 86-year-old “to go back to Lesotho”

Mathabo Mofokeng could not access her pension without her ID

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 1 October 2018