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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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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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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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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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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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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
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Hostel residents barricade Pietermaritzburg streets

Protest follows Tuesday’s march to city hall

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 May 2019
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Parents close school, want principal fired

“Do they want a child to drown in one of those pit toilets?”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 14 May 2019
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Rocks, teargas in Pietermaritzburg protest

Imbali residents fed up with electricity and sewerage failures

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 13 May 2019
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Tamboville residents shutdown community over delayed housing project

Shacks were demolished over a month ago to make way for houses. Now those who lost their homes want to know why there hasn’t been progress

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 May 2019
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Tired of waiting for water, Ebaleni residents say they won’t vote

“How can I cast my vote when I’m sharing stream water with dogs and cows?”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 7 May 2019
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Water and electricity cut because school can’t pay bills, teaching stops

Principal says he has written 15 letters to education department about water leaks

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 7 May 2019
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Children locked out of school for late-coming

MEC says action will be taken against schools, but principals have limited options available to fix the problem

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 2 May 2019
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Residents of Ncwadi have to walk 15 km to catch a taxi

Roads are so bad the taxis won’t enter the area

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 April 2019