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ANC KZN confident alleged raid on Zweli Mkhize’s home was done by the book

DURBAN, October 10 – The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal said that if reports that the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (better known as the Hawks) raided the home of Cooperative Governance Minister, Zweli Mkhize, were true, they trusted that it was done “within the parameters of the law”. According to a media report on Wednesday, […]

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Tempers flare at Msunduzi council meeting over cost of bodyguards

PIETERMARITZBURG, April 10 – A Tuesday special council sitting of the Msunduzi Municipality descended into a heated verbal exchange when opposition parties demanded a report on the costs of the bodyguards attached to senior politicians in the city. Currently, bodyguards are attached to Speaker Jabu Ngubo, Mayor Themba Njilo, his deputy Thobani Zuma and City Manager Sizwe […]

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Political parties upbeat ahead of by-election in Pietermaritzburg ward

PIETERMARITZBURG, July 24  – Political parties have moved to full swing in garnering votes for the upcoming by-election in ward 32 in Msunduzi Municipality (Pietermaritzburg) scheduled for August 2. On Sunday, political parties descended at Jika Joe informal settlement, urging locals to vote for them. The informal settlement has a high concentration of voters and is seen […]