KZN govt irregularly blows nearly R30m on corruption busting e-procurement tool
The hi-tech procurement system, which was originally meant R14 million, but the cost later ballooned to R29.8 million, was meant to be implemented across various departments in the province as part of efforts to curb corruption during tender processes.
KwaHlathi 'diamond' diggers in breach of COVID regulations, KZN premier warns
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Zikalala said that the illegal miners were in breach of COVID-19 safety regulations and should face the full might of the law. In a statement, Zikala said that a recent spike in COVID-19 cases at the district was probably due to the influx of people to the area.
Sadtu calls for more COVID-19 vaccine sites for KZN teachers
Sadtu said that the current arrangement excluded educators working in rural areas.
Anxiety and excitement as vaccination of SA's education staff begins
It's hoped after months of disruptions, schooling will be able to return to some normalcy as employees in the sector across the country started receiving their jabs on Wednesday.
Basic Education Department kicks off vaccination drive in Gauteng & KZN
More than a quarter of a million education staffers are aimed to be vaccinated across Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal as the Department of Basic Education launched vaccinations on 23 June 2021. Gauteng aims to vaccinate 125,000 and KZN 127,000 employees respectively.
KZN govt pleased with teacher vaccine rollout plan, Sadtu not so much
The provincial education department plans to inoculate 127,000 educators and other staff members at 70 vaccination sites across the province starting on Wednesday.
Sadtu in KZN accuses education dept of 'shabby planning' for vaccine drive
The union said that information gathered from regional leaders suggested that districts were not at the same level of readiness and it expected chaotic scenes to play out in some parts of the province on Wednesday.
1,000 KZN small businesses receive R322 million worth of support
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala said the businesses that benefited were selected from over 4,000 applicants following a rigorous vetting process that commenced in September 2019 and ended in March last year.
Sanco youth wing to campaign for Anele Bhengu murder suspect to be denied bail
Anele Bhengu, a young lesbian woman, was stabbed and mutilated. Her body was discovered earlier this month in a ditch near a secondary school in KwaMakhutha, south of Durban.
LGBTI+ group wants suspect in Bhengu murder to be charged with hate crime too
Thulani Cele (39) is charged with killing 28-year-old Anele Bhengu.
KZN suspect due in court for murder of Anele Bhengu
The young lesbian woman's body was discovered last week in a ditch near a school in the south Durban community. Her family believes that she was raped before being stabbed multiple times in what's suspected to be a hate crime.
KZN DA: Umsunduzi landfill ruling avoidable if municipality delivered on mandate
On Thursday, the Pietermaritzburg High Court ruled that the Umsunduzi Local Municipality had violated the Constitution by mismanaging its landfill site.
Court rules Umsunduzi Municipality violated the Constitution over landfill site
For over 10 years, the site has been cited as an environmental hazard and a public health disaster.
Court expected to deliver ruling on Umsunduzi municipality landfill site case
The South African Human Rights Commission approached the Pietermaritzburg High Court to force the municipality to come up with a plan to save the environment and uphold public health standards.
KwaMakhutha LGBTQI+ community slams ANC for politicising murder of gay woman
On Wednesday, protesters converged on a local police station to demand justice for Anele Bhengu, a young lesbian who was murdered and dumped in an apparent hate crime.
LGBTQI+ community in KwaMakhutha living in fear after lesbian resident murdered
This week, the community woke up to harrowing news that a young lesbian resident, Anele Bhengu, had been stabbed to death and dumped in a ditch in a suspected hate crime.
Homophobic killings: LGBTI+ community calls for Hate Crimes Bill to be passed
More than 100 young people marched to KwaMakhutha police station to call for a thorough investigation into Anele Bhengu's murder.
LGBTQI+ people will be marching for the right to live this Youth Day
One of the men last seen with Anele Bhengu allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday.