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  1. Award for traditional music lecturerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    When Brother Mpimbili Clement Sithole begins to tell you about his relationship with his umakhweyana bow , be prepared to take a seat and get comfortable. It's a story of a journey of 78 years, of a life lived under the apartheid system, and of being a child labourer.


  2. .com | Land claims a fraud magnetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | News24

    I look at the people and I realise that this togetherness is the heritage that I want my children and grandchildren to have and it's worth fighting for, writes Kathy Kaler . Pietermaritzburg - The KwaZulu-Natal premier's office, in explaining how the province has recovered over R500 million from corrupt officials, has pointed to large-scale fraud in the land restitution programme.


  3. .com | Men get 20 years each for hacking albino woman to piecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 | News24

    Two men were sentenced to 20 years each behind bars for their roles in the murder of an albino woman from Manguzi in northern KwaZulu-Natal in August. "A missing person inquiry was opened for investigation and the police and the community members worked around the clock searching for the victim without success," he said.


  4. Two jailed for dismembering albinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 | Iol.co.za

    Two men arrested for the abduction and killing of an albino woman in northern KwaZulu-Natal were sentenced to 20 years imprisonment on Thursday. National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Natasha Ramkisson-Kara said that Mandla Mabuza and Lindokuhle Khumalo pleaded guilty to murder in the Vryheid Circuit High Court and were convicted and sentenced.


  5. .com | Two men jailed for murder, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | News24

    Two men have been sentenced to 40 years in prison for murder and robbery by the Madadeni High Court in KwaZulu-Natal, provincial police said on Sunday. Mandla Ngema, 24, and Bongani Buthelezi, 19, were each sentenced to 25 years for murder and 15 years for robbery for killing 61-year-old Thembani Masondo in Mondlo near Vryheid, spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane said.


  6. Voter busing a problem - MoseryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    The busing of people to register to vote in areas where they did not live remained a problem, KwaZulu-Natal provincial electoral officer Mawethu Mosery said on Wednesday. "It happens before us without us being able to deal with it," Mosery told a briefing of the South African National Editors' Forum in Durban.


  7. Over 9000 new land claims lodged in KZNRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    More than 9 000 claims have been lodged with the KwaZulu-Natal Land Claims Commission since the reopening of the claims process in July last year. "A lot of effort has been put into making people aware of this window period and we hope they come in large numbers to lodge claims up until June 2019," said the MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Cyril Xaba, on Monday.


  8. .com | Ex-ANC man fears for his life, seeks asylum in ReunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | News24

    A former KwaZulu-Natal ANC councillor who exposed electoral fraud by the governing party has fled the country and has applied for political asylum on the French island of Reunion. Andr Ltter, who served as a councillor for the Inkatha Freedom Party and later the ANC in Vryheid in northern KwaZulu-Natal before standing as an independent candidate, applied for political asylum in June last year and has been granted interim residence on the Indian Ocean island while his application is heard.


  9. Cornered murder suspect kills himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    A suspect killed himself as police closed in while another two suspects were arrested during an operation in the Mondlo area of KwaZulu-Natal, police reported on Sunday. Police spokesperson Colonel Jay Naicker said: "On Saturday, at about 5:00am Mondlo police received information about the whereabouts of three wanted suspects.


  10. .com | Suspect kills himself, 2 arrested after shoot-out with copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | News24

    Two murder suspects were arrested while a third fatally shot himself after a shoot-out with police in northern KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Sunday. Police spokesperson Colonel Jay Naicker said police received a tip-off on Saturday evening that three men wanted for murder, attempted murder and assault were in the Mondlo area southwest of Vryheid.


  11. 6 killed in Vryheid crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Six people have died and eleven others were injured in an accident in Vryheid, northern KwaZulu-Natal, emergency services said. On Sunday spokesman Robert McKenzie said: "Earlier this evening paramedics from KZN emergency services, responded to the Vryheid/ Nongoma road in northern KZN, where there was a crash involving a bakkie, which reportedly overturned.


  12. .com | Six die in KZN crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | News24

    Six people died and 11 were seriously injured in an accident in northern KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday evening, provincial emergency services said. "Earlier this evening paramedics from KZN Emergency Medical Services, responded to the Vryheid/Nongoma road in northern KZN, where there was a crash involving a bakkie, which reportedly overturned," spokesperson Robert Mckenzie said in a statement.


  13. Teeth on side of road led cops to bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Three men have appeared for murder at the Magudu Magistrate's Court, northern KwaZulu-Natal in a case that started with the discovery of human teeth, police reported on Friday. Zwane said the three would appear at Louwsburg Magistrate's Court on June 15 for the continuation of their bail application.


  14. Principal Wipes Blackboard With Student's Head Because He Refused To Clean ItRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    ... a principal removed a teenage student's clothes in front of his classmates. The teen's mother of Vryheid, South Africa, is demanding that the school fire the principal for stripping her son while other pupils watched. The incident began when a ...


  15. .com | Over 1 000 KZN inmates moved after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | News24

    Inmates from the Glencoe Prison in northern KwaZulu-Natal, where a fire broke out on Monday have been moved to other correctional centres in the area. "We moved the offenders to the nearest areas which are Newcastle, our management area which we call Waterval management area and Ncome management area towards Vryheid," KwaZulu-Natal regional commissioner of the Department of Correctional Services, Mnikelwa Nxele told News24.


  16. .com | Plot to assassinate senior KZN Hawks investigator uncoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | News24

    A plot to assassinate the deputy head of the Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal - at the helm of a high-profile taxi murder in Newcastle - has been uncovered. News24 has learnt that Brigadier Simon Madonsela, who was leading a team of detectives from the Directorate of Priority Crime Investigation and the Taxi Violence Task team, has had a price placed on his head.


  17. Keaton Energy: Thermal coal production hits a recordRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    COAL mining company Keaton Energy has increased its annual thermal coal production to a record high of 2.3 million tons, 4 percent more than the previous financial year. Metallurgical coal increased by 29 percent to 126 107 tons and anthracite coal output improved by 30 percent to 395 450 tons during the year to March.


  18. .com | Man jailed for 16 years for raping girl, 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | News24

    A 35-year-old man has been handed a 16 year jail term for the rape of a 13-year-old girl, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Saturday. On 20 July of that year, the girl was walking with friends when Tsotetsi dragged her into a bush at knife point and raped her.


  19. 12 killed by lightning in KZNRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, left, and the Zululand district deputy mayor, Esther Qwabe, visited the families of the people killed by the lightning. A relative, Mduduzi Khoza, far right, briefed the delegation and showed them the marks left by the lightning on the wall.


  20. 12 killed by lightning in KZNRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Twelve deaths by lightning at the weekend, including nine people seeking shelter in a rondavel with a tin roof, brought to 18 the number of lightning fatalities in KwaZulu-Natal in less than a month. According to Zululand district deputy mayor, Esther Qwabe, the nine victims had sought refuge at a Khoza homestead in the Nongoma area, where they were attending a traditional function hosted by the Khoza family.