In the villages of Umhlabuyalingana local municipality, rape survivors’ families have given up on the police – instead, they accept cattle as restitution for the crime.
“As a doctor, your role is to save lives. You tend to remember those you failed to save, especially if it was under traumatic circumstances.”
Teaching and learning is expected to resume tomorrow at Lihlithemba Technical School in Ndwedwe, north of Durban, following disruptions since Monday over the principal’s suspension.
The KwaZulu-Natal department of education plans to bring charges against 22 teachers of a school in Ndwedwe, northwest of Tongaat, for bringing the department into disrepute after failing to attend classes yesterday.
Last Sunday was a very special day for Zoleka Mandela.
Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in KwaZulu-Natal plans to campaign in every nook and cranny of the province – including Nkandla and despite possible violence.
A lecture by Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele went ahead peacefully in Pietermaritzburg last night despite threats of disruption from an ANC-aligned student body.
Lightning strikes the Drakensberg about 100 times a year and the wind is so fierce that Lesotho is reportedly considering building wind farms.
Zoleka Mandela spoke out at a road safety event in KwaZulu-Natal yesterday about the pain of losing her 13-year-old child, Zenani, in a car accident.
Table Mountain’s famous cableway may soon have a rival in KwaZulu-Natal.
King Zwelithini’s baby-making days seemed to end in 2005.
Painting “Mandela Day” on his Mercedes-Benz was to remind young lawyers that the profession was not about making money, says Durban attorney Comfort Ngidi.
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The part of Nhlanhla Nene’s budget that’s getting to me is the fact that he’s upped personal income tax while leaving the corporates alone. That’s not cool.
The article, “Agang SA founder Mamphela Ramphele moves on” by Biénne Huisman (City Press, February 22 2015), contains some serious inaccuracies. In particular, I point to the claim that “The money owed to former staff members ranges from R10 000 to R30 000 for the months of July and August”.
This week we report that banks repossessed almost 5 000 cars from the country’s middle class in the Western Cape and Gauteng provinces.