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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 ...

KZN ANC hopeful SAA will reinstitute Durban-Joburg route

Independent online (SA) 05 Mar 2020
On Thursday, the party said it welcomed as a positive development news of the ongoing negotiations ... The news of the negotiations were revealed by KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala on Wednesday in Pietermaritzburg while delivering the State of the Province Address (SOPA).

Will Jacob Zuma attend Ramaphosa's SONA?

Independent online (SA) 06 Feb 2020
Zuma has been in the news in the last few days after Judge Dhaya Pillay of the High Court in Pietermaritzburg issued a warrant for his arrest for his no show at court this week on the arms deal charges ...

Suspect arrested for murder of PMB businesswoman Kavitha Nerputh

Independent online (SA) 03 Feb 2020
Durban - A man is expected to appear in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court on Monday in connection with the murder of businesswoman Kavitha Nerputh ... According to a local Pietermaritzburg news outlet a team of detectives from Alexandra police station as well as crime intelligence made a breakthrough late last week resulting in the arrest.

LOOK: Alleged Durban cop killer goes to court

Independent online (SA) 27 Jan 2020
Durban - An alleged cop killer has been transported from the Durban North police station holding cells to Pietermaritzburg Magistrates Court on Monday ... The suspect was arrested on Saturday in Pietermaritzburg while attempting to board a bus to Gauteng ... Motshwari Mofokeng/African News Agency (ANA) ... Daily News.

PMB ‘cattle bandit’ nabbed

Independent online (SA) 04 Nov 2019
Durban - A MAN has been arrested after stolen cattle were discovered dead and packed in a vehicle at Edendale in Pietermaritzburg ... “I noticed that 18 cows were missing on Thursday, but we managed to find six ... “This is how thieves get a chance to steal them ... The man is set to appear today in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court. Daily News .