Articles by Nompendulo Ngubane

KZN hospital shut down, patients evacuated

“Thanks for the opportunity but we will not be commenting” says provincial health department

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17 July 2020

Children cross the Msunduzi to get to school

There are plans for a bridge but no timeframe

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15 July 2020

Unions accuse government of breaking promise to increases workers’ salaries

“Workers on duty during lockdown must be paid for risk or danger allowance,” says COSATU leader

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6 July 2020

“We are forgotten. We will be remembered when the elections are closer”

Residents of Khethi in Pietermaritzburg struggle to access schools, clinics and water

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2 July 2020

Protesters demand jobs at Durban university

DUT says they will meet with community members on Thursday

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1 July 2020

Scores of maintenance payments backlogged during lockdown

“I have not received maintenance payments since February,” says Pietermaritzburg mother

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26 June 2020

“Every day there are electricity issues,” says Pietermaritzburg resident

Electricity was restored in Ngubeni on Saturday after two days of protests

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22 June 2020

Pietermaritzburg schools shut down by protesters demanding water

“They must give water to the community before the schools”

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9 June 2020

Many learners sent home from “unprepared” schools, while others return

“Things have changed a lot”

Bernard Chiguvare, Buziwe Nocuze, Mkhuseli Sizani, Joseph Chirume, Nompendulo Ngubane, Thamsanqa Mbovane

8 June 2020

KZN scrambling to get school with no toilets and water ready for learners

KZN education MEC says infrastructure problems at Insika High could be resolved soon

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3 June 2020

Women dig up old spring to solve village’s water problem

“God gave us natural water and it is time we use it”, say Elandskop women

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28 May 2020

“The only time they flock here is when they want our votes” says Pietermaritzburg resident

The City has promised to send a team to resolve issues of sanitation in Mkhondeni

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22 May 2020

Glebelands Eight trial postponed to October

Accused to remain in prison due to lockdown restrictions

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19 May 2020

SASSA pensioners sleep outside post office

Finally, beneficiaries are paid their grants, after delay

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5 May 2020

“System glitch” sends scores of SASSA beneficiaries home empty handed

SASSA KZN says benefiaries will be paid by Tuesday

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4 May 2020

Covid-19 screening welcomed by KZN informal settlement residents

“I’m happy that I was screened. I will continue staying at home and watch if I develop any of the symptoms”

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20 April 2020