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Pietermaritzburg High Court sets aside expulsion of former NFP secretary and a senior member

Independent online (SA) 25 Apr 2023
Durban – The Pietermaritzburg High Court has set aside the expulsion of the former secretary-general of the National Freedom Party (NFP), Nhlanhla Teddy Thwala, and a senior member, Chris Sibisi ... NEWS. The Pietermaritzburg High Court has set aside the NFP's (National Freedom Party) decision to expel Teddy Thwala and Chris Sibisi ... Current Affairs. .

Child among 10 family members killed in S. Africa shooting

News-Press Now 21 Apr 2023
According to initial reports, the family was ambushed by gunmen at the home in the city of Pietermaritzburg in the eastern KwaZulu-Natal province, police said ... The oldest victim of the mass shooting was 65, Cele said ... On the same day of that Soweto shooting, 12 people were shot, four of them fatally, at a bar in Pietermaritzburg. More AP Africa news ... .

Legal setback for ANC in battle to remove ‘illegitimate’ NFP Zululand councillor after one applicant ...

Independent online (SA) 21 Apr 2023
The ANC want the Pietermaritzburg High Court to compel the IFP-run district municipality to remove Nxumalo and replace him with Sibusiso Nkosi ... NEWS. The NFP, supported by ANC and EFF councillors, has filed an urgent application with the Pietermaritzburg High Court where it wants a ...

EFF councillor in Ladysmith faces possibility of having to cough up R500K over defamatory Facebook post

Independent online (SA) 04 Apr 2023
This was after the Pietermaritzburg High Court on 22 March ordered Lwazilwakhe Nkosi to withdraw the ‘’false and defamatory statements’’ he made against UThukela district municipality mayor, Inkosi Ntandoyenkosi Shabalala, from the IFP ... NEWS. The Pietermaritzburg High Court has ...

Fight over Zululand district municipality NFP councillor to be heard in Pietermaritzburg High Court on Monday

Independent online (SA) 25 Mar 2023
Durban - The ANC, supported by NFP and EFF councillors, has filed an urgent application with the Pietermaritzburg High Court where it wants a court order compelling the Zululand district municipality to remove councillor Bethuel Nxumalo from its roll and replace him with Sibusiso Nkosi ... NEWS.

'I'm so excited': Ayanda Thabethe to represent SA at Miss Supranational pageant

Eye Witness News 28 Feb 2023
The Miss SA organisation announced the news on its social media pages on Tuesday. The Pietermaritzburg beauty was a firm favourite during the Miss SA pageant, winning the People’s Choice vote. View this post on Instagram ... .

Ulundi municipality takes Eskom to court over crippling load reduction that plunged it into darkness

Independent online (SA) 27 Dec 2022
Durban - The Ulundi local municipality is taking Eskom to court to force it to stop the crippling load reduction that plunged it into darkness over Christmas and Boxing day ... In KwaZulu-Natal, two municipalities, Msunduzi (Pietermaritzburg) in the Midlands and Endumeni (Dundee) in the north, have already been hit. NEWS ...

KwaZulu-Natal business chambers criticise stage 6 load shedding

Independent online (SA) 20 Sep 2022
On Sunday, the country woke to the unfortunate news that Eskom had implemented stage 6 load shedding in the early hours of the morning – at 4.16am ... Meanwhile, the Pietermaritzburg and Midlands Chamber’s CEO, Melanie Veness, said stage 6 load shedding was destroying businesses and the economy, and could cause job losses ... Daily News.

Durban schoolteacher completes his first Comrades

Independent online (SA) 01 Sep 2022
Durban - Schoolteacher Ahmed Meer was one of many participants who completed their first Comrades Marathon between Pietermaritzburg and Durban on Sunday ... The Comrades Marathon is run annually in KwaZulu-Natal between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg ... Daily News .

It costs nearly R4 800 to feed the average SA family and this is increasing ...

Independent online (SA) 25 Aug 2022
The August 2022 household affordability index, which tracks food price data from Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg and Springbok, shows that the average home is paying more each month for groceries ... There is however some good news ... In Pietermaritzburg there was a 9% increase in white bread and 11% for brown bread.

Family fury as triple murder accused details how he raped child twice while mom, gran ...

Independent online (SA) 13 Jul 2022
This was what Ndlovu said happened on June 27 in Sobantu where he killed Zenande’s mother, Simangele, and grandmother, Zanele Ndlela.The Ndlela victim's relatives could not control their emotions during the court proceedings at the Pietermaritzburg High Court when they heard how Ndlovu murdered and raped the seven-year-old Zenande.Picture.

Traditional leaders adamant Zweli Mkhize will lead the ANC

Independent online (SA) 23 May 2022
In support of Mkhize, hundreds of members of Amabutho led by their commanders and traditional leaders descended on the home of the former minister in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday to witness the wedding of his eldest son, Dedani Mkhize, who tied the knot with his wife Sithokozile Mthembu ... Tumi Pakkies/African News Agency (ANA) ... Daily News .

ENTREPRENEUR: Riquadeu Jacobs — from newspaper reporter to newspaper owner

Business Day 14 Apr 2022
An “accidental journalist” who became news editor of The Witness in Pietermaritzburg has now become the newspaper’s owner ... .

Health, legal issues prompt new problems in trial S.Africa's Zuma

Urdu Point 11 Apr 2022
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Apr, 2022 ) .The much-postponed corruption trial of South Africa's ex-president Jacob Zuma ran into fresh legal delays and health problems on Monday as he launched a new procedural battle on the eve of his 80th birthday.

We can see clearly now

Independent online (SA) 26 Mar 2022
A collaborative effort by St John Eye Clinic and Ster-Kinekor saw the children, from Pietermaritzburg, visiting the Watercrest Ster-Kinekor complex yesterday morning, taking their seats to test drive their new glasses – along with popcorn and cool drink for the full movie experience ... Shelley Kjonstad/African News Agency(ANA).

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