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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
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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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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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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

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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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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Glebelands murders: Accused “celebrated” the killings, says witness

Hostel residents who refused to pay money were killed

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 11 September 2019
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Witness describes purchase of AK47s with Glebelands residents’ money

I was afraid to report killings to the police, he says

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 September 2019
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I tipped off the police before the murder of Glebelands resident, says state witness

Witness tells court how he helped one of the accused

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 5 September 2019
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Witness identifies accused number one in Glebelands attack

Former police officer Bhekukwazi Mdweshu and others are on trial for murder and attempted murder

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 4 September 2019
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Court rules that Glebelands witnesses will testify in camera

Harrowing testimony of witness to shootings

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 3 September 2019
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Glebelands officer admits to “mistake” during cross examination

Eight men are currently on trial for a spate of murders and other crimes at the Glebelands Hostel

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 29 August 2019