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Inside look at KZN farm run by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize’s son, Dedani

Independent online (SA) 13 Jun 2021
Off the beaten N3 Pietermaritzburg freeway, heading towards Table Mountain Road, a turn left onto the gravel path marked D408 leads to rolling hills where Tusokuhle, the farm owned by Mkhize junior, is located ... Picture Zanele Zulu African News Agency ... Picture Zanele Zulu African News Agency.

S.Africa's Zuma pleads not guilty in graft trial

Urdu Point 26 May 2021
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 26th May, 2021 ) .South Africa's former president, Jacob Zuma, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in a much-postponed corruption case dating back more than two decades.

ANC elective conference is likely to be postponed again

Independent online (SA) 18 May 2021
The party’s provincial spokesperson Nhlakanipho Ntombela told the Daily News on Monday that most of the branches, which sat for their BGMs, were informed on Friday that they were disqualified ... The Daily News has learnt that two of the biggest regions in the province – Moses Mabhida in Pietermaritzburg and eThekwini – were badly affected ... Daily News .
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South Africa's Zuma in court for decades-old graft case

Urdu Point 17 May 2021
Pietermaritzburg (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th May, 2021 ) .South Africa's scandal-tainted ex-president Jacob Zuma arrived in court Monday for the expected start of a trial in a 20-year-old bribery case ... former head of state at the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

Graft case for South Africa's Zuma delayed to May 26

Urdu Point 17 May 2021
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th May, 2021 ) .The start of the corruption trial of South Africa's scandal-tainted ex-president Jacob Zuma, which was slated to start on Monday, has been postponed to May 26, a judge said.

Calm in Pietermaritzburg as Jacob Zuma skips court

Independent online (SA) 23 Feb 2021
Pietermaritzburg – Unlike in the past when former president Jacob appeared before the Pietermaritzburg High Court for his long running corruption trial, on Tuesday morning the provincial capital was calm ... Thales legal team leader, Advocate Barry Roux SC is already inside the Pietermaritzburg High court.

S.Africa's Zuma arms deal corruption case to be heard in May

Urdu Point 23 Feb 2021
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23rd Feb, 2021 ) .South Africa's scandal-tainted former president Jacob Zuma and French arms giant Thales, accused of graft in a case going back more than two decades, will go on trial in May, the High Court ruled Tuesday.

South African Court Postpones Hearing on Ex-President Zuma's Corruption Case Until May 17

Urdu Point 23 Feb 2021
JOHANNESBURG (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 23rd February, 2021) The High Court of the South African city of Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal province on Tuesday postponed the hearing on a lawsuit filed by the state against former President Jacob Zuma and French defense firm Thales over illicit arms dealings until May 17 ... ....

PMB NGO shut after R3m fraud uncovered

Independent online (SA) 11 Feb 2021
Since news of the closure became public knowledge this week, retrenched Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action (Pacsa ) staff told The Mercury that the closure was due to mass misappropriation of funds, and not lack of funding as the board alleges.

PICS: KZN’s Midmar Dam overflows

Independent online (SA) 06 Jan 2021
DURBAN - KwaZulu-Natal's Midmar Dam is overflowing ... He said the overflow was good news for Albert Falls Dam as spills from Midmar made their way there ... Supplied. The last time the Midmar Dam overflowed was in April 2020 ... Mearns ... "This will come as good news for consumers who are battling sweltering heat in Durban, Pietermaritzburg and uMgungundlovu ... .

PICS: Honouring ANA’s front line photographers on World Photography Day

Independent online (SA) 19 Aug 2020
At the African News Agency, we have some of the best photographers in the world ... Doctor Ngcobo/African News Agency (ANA) ... Henk Kruger/African News Agency (ANA) ... Ayanda Ndamane/African News Agency (ANA) ... Ayanda Ndamane/African News Agency (ANA) ... Motshwari Mofokeng/African News Agency (ANA) ... Shelley Kjonstad/African News Agency(ANA).

Jacob Zuma corruption trial moved to September 8

Independent online (SA) 23 Jun 2020
Pietermaritzburg - Graft accused former President Jacob Zuma heard on Tuesday that his trial was postponed to September 8 ... Advocate Billy Downer SC (senior counsel) told the court that they were ready to get the case heard as soon as possible ... Jacob Zuma arrives at the Pietermaritzburg High Court. Picture. Motshwari Mofokeng /African News Agency (ANA).

Move to declare Harry Gwala grave a heritage site

Independent online (SA) 21 Jun 2020
PietermaritzburgHarry Gwala, one of the most prominent stalwarts of the ANC and the South African Communist Party (SACP) is set to get a recognition equivalent to the one accorded to the likes of Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo and Chris Hani ... Midlands town of Pietermaritzburg.

SPAR Women's Challenge cancelled

Independent online (SA) 18 Mar 2020
CAPE TOWN – The SPAR Women's Challenge in Cape Town – to be held early next month – has been cancelled due to continued fears surrounding the Coronavirus, SPAR Western Cape announced on Wednesday ... No news, at the time of publishing, had been communicated regarding the races in – Tshwane, Pietermaritzburg and Johannesburg ... "We live in uncertain times.

Ex-president Zuma’s bid to stop corruption trial rejected

Sowetan Live 13 Mar 2020
According to the local news agency Eye Witness News, the SCA ruled that Zuma’s ...