Zulu king challenges KZN govt to increase provincial agricultural production
Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini said KwaZulu-Natal has 6 million hectares of agricultural land, 82% of which is fit for livestock farming and 18% of which can be used for crop cultivation.
Call for probe after contracts renewed for companies implicated in tender fraud
This comes after executive council members were told on Tuesday that companies implicated in tender fraud, together with embattled Mayor Zandile Gumede, had their contracts renewed, despite criminal charges laid against their directors.
EFF Student Command vows to hold demonstration over Mlungisi Madonsela probe
The third year business administration student was shot outside the university’s Steve Biko campus in February when students clashed with private security guards.
Bail application for alleged Durban metro cop killers postponed again
The metro policemen were killed while protecting a councillor in the Phoenix area last month.
KZN ANC calls for thorough investigation into former mayor’s murder
Former mayor of Ndwedwe Maxwell Hadebe was shot dead outside his business premises on Thursday night.
Alleged cop killer granted bail in Durban
Musawenkosi Ndebele was granted R2,000 bail, with the State saying he did not have any previous convictions, or other pending cases and was not a flight risk.
Case against trio accused of murdering Sindiso Magaqa postponed to July
Magaqa was shot and killed in uMzimkhulu, in the KwaZulu-Natal south coast, in 2017.
One of KZN's most dangerous criminals to appear in court
Zwakele Nene faces 10 counts of rape, assault, house robbery, possession of unlicensed firearm, kidnapping and attempted murder.
Zikalala promises action over Mkhwebane's report on Mandela memorial tender
Last month, Busisiwe Mkhwebane issued a scathing report and recommended that the KwaZulu-Natal premier must take appropriate action against Nonhlanhla Mkhize over a Nelson Mandela memorial service tender which paid out over R70 million.
Zikalala in bid to get rid of incompetent public servants
This move comes after the revelation that half of all municipal accountants in the country do not meet the minimum skills requirements for their positions.
Zikalala: Youth must prioritise education
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala said the provincial government will continue with efforts to empower the youth to participate in the mainstream economy.
Mabuza warns SA against complacency in ending HIV/Aids
According to the Human Sciences Research Council, over 250,000 new HIV infections occur in South Africa annually.
Babes Wodumo must produce medical certificate after missing court appearance
Bongekile ‘Babes Wodumo’ Simelane and her partner Mandla ‘Mampintsha’ Maphumulo were meant to appear in court on Tuesday after Simelane laid assault charges against him.
Assault charges withdrawn against Babes Wodumo and her sister
KwaZulu-Natal National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Natasha Kara said the withdrawal of the charges follows a mediation process between the accused and the complainant.
Charges against eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede cloud her budget speech
ANC councillors came to Zandile Gumede’s defence, saying the mayor was innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
NKOSIKHONA DUMA: Unlearn your inferiority complex, Zuma
It is vital for black leaders to live without dehumanising African people. Even for the former president, writes Nkosikhona Duma.
eThekwini EPWP workers threaten protest if job, salary demands unfulfilled
Over a week ago, EPWP workers marched to controversial eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede's office to demand the permanent jobs and salary increases that the Mayor had promised shortly after she was elected in 2016.
eThekwini EPWP workers want permanent jobs, increases & security Gumede promised
Raising workplace issues results in threats of firing, say eThekwini Extended Public Works Programme workers.