Vumani Mkhize

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Vumani Mkhize is a forward-thinking multimedia journalist at Eyewitness News with a passion for the web. He has multi-year experience at the coalface of South Africa's biggest news events. As a videographer and scribe he covers news as he sees it, and as it happens. Follow him on Twitter: @VumaniMkhize

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[WATCH] Solving the acid mine drainage problem

Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane says acid mine drainage is a major problem that could have disastrous effects if it’s not addressed. She launched an AMD purification plant in Germiston, which will soon produce safe drinking water.

[WATCH] UJ students blame security for R100ml fire

Students at UJ’s Kingsway campus are blaming private security for setting a building alight in the early hours of Monday morning. VC Mpho Lepatle has condemned the arson attack and called on students to bring her proof security is responsible.

'African Leadership University to tackle African issues'

Graca Machel has been appointed the Chancellor of the newly-formed African Leadership University. Speaking at the WEF Africa conference, she said they’re building a university that tackles African challenges in an African way.

Rwanda rising: An African success story

Rwanda is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and this year its hosting the World Economic Forum Africa conference where business leaders from across the globe will gather to discuss how to improve African economies.

Helicopter vs Gautrain: The race is on

If you were travelling on the Gautrain between Pretoria and centurion on Tuesday morning, you may have noticed a helicopter hovering up above – well, it wasn’t merely hovering but actually racing the high-speed locomotive.

Zuma: Our freedom was not free

President Jacob Zuma addressed thousands of supporters at Giyani Stadium in Limpopo during the Freedom Day commemorative event.

ANC launches its manifesto

The ANC launched its election manifesto at a packed Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in PE. Party President Jacob Zuma told supporters to vote for the ANC because it’s the only organisation that is capable of improving the lives of South Africans.

Cyril Ramaphosa insists the people love the ANC

ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa conducted a walkabout at the Green Acres Mall in Port Elizabeth, he told journalists that everyone was happy to see him, but EWN spoke to one woman who voiced her displeasure.

Mantashe critical of Chief Justice's public lectures‬

ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has launched a thinly veiled criticism of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's recent public speaking engagement at GIBBS. Last week Mogoeng delivered a lecture on ethical leadership.