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Not so fun fair: 45 stuck in the air after roller-coaster malfunctions at Canadian park

Independent online (SA) 27 Sep 2023
Speaking to CBC News, they said when the ride came down, they thought it was just part of the experience ... He told CBC News that he was traumatised ... Fifteen-year-old Mackenzie told CBC News that the event will have a lasting impact on her.

Fresh legal battle erupts in Mtubatuba municipality over deployment of administrator by KZN Cogta

Independent online (SA) 16 Aug 2023
A fresh legal battle has erupted over the control of Mtubatuba Local Municipality in northern KwaZulu-Natal after the Pietermaritzburg High Court ruled that Dr Siya Ntuli should be allowed to take over as the administrator of the embattled municipality ... NEWS. Pietermaritzburg High ...

High court rescinds order that granted NFP right to appeal ruling re-instating two leaders

Independent online (SA) 10 Aug 2023
The Pietermaritzburg High Court has rescinded the ruling that gave the other faction of the NFP the right to appeal the ruling that effectively brought back Teddy Thwala and Chris Sibisi as rightful members of the INEC ... NEWS. The Pietermaritzburg High Court has rescinded the ruling ...

KZN legislature returning to Ulundi next year when IFP takes over running of province from ...

Independent online (SA) 26 Jul 2023
The mayor of Jozini Local Municipality along the SA-Eswatini borderline has become the latest political figure to call for the return of the KwaZulu-Natal legislature to Ulundi ... When the ANC ousted the IFP, it abandoned Ulundi, the original capital of the Zulu kingdom, and moved the legislature to Pietermaritzburg. NEWS ...

Nongoma Speaker tried to block meeting which ousted IFP mayor

Independent online (SA) 22 Jun 2023
NEWS. The Pietermaritzburg High Court order dethroning the IFP in Nongoma has been enforced by KZN CoGTA ...Acting Judge Mathenjwa of the Pietermaritzburg High Court rendered a judgment on 15 June, dismissing an application by the Nongoma Municipality and relevant parties seeking to ...

New Comrades Marathon documentary seeks to discover why people put themselves through running from sunrise ...

Independent online (SA) 17 Jun 2023
For the documentary, Davis and Whitaker, who is a Safta nominee and has previously co-directed the acclaimed rugby documentary “Chasing the Sun”, travelled with over 13 000 runners as they made their way from Pietermaritzburg to Durban ... African News Agency/ANA ... Shelley Kjonstad/African News Agency (ANA).

KZN municipalities sit on R1.17 billion as infrastructure collapses

Independent online (SA) 06 Jun 2023
Pietermaritzburg - Despite being home to crumbling infrastructure and underdevelopment mainly in former black areas, KwaZulu-Natal municipalities are not adequately utilising the municipal infrastructure grant (MIG) availed by the National Treasury ... NEWS ... NEWS ... NEWS ... NEWS ... NEWS.

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

The Sun Chronicle 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 ...

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