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KZN government meets with stakeholders of institutions of higher learning following protest action

JOHANNESBURG, February 5 – The acting premier of KwaZulu-Natal Sihle Zikalala and a task team of MECs said on Tuesday that they would be meeting with stakeholders in institutions of higher learning after violent student protest action led to the suspension of lectures at the Durban University of Technology (DUT). “It is warped logic that […]

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Political killings becoming ‘permanent’ feature in KwaZulu-Natal politics, says IFP

DURBAN, September 16  – It is of serious and grave concern that the killing of politicians has “become a permanent feature” of the political landscape in KwaZulu-Natal, and the slow pace of police interventions in curbing political violence is worrisome, the Inkatha Freedon Party said on Sunday. The IFP had received with shock and sadness […]

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All grievances addressed in time for provincial conference – ANC KZN

DURBAN,  July 17 – The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal says it has “adequately addressed” grievances that led to the party’s attempt at running its provincial conference last month being successfully interdicted by unhappy members. Speaking at the party’s provincial head office in Durban on Tuesday, coordinator Sihle Zikalala said the party’s National Dispute […]

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Still no date for ANC KZN conference, but province is “relatively” unified

DURBAN, April 24 – African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General, Ace Magashule, said on Monday that although KwaZulu-Natal was ready for a provincial elective conference, a date had not yet been set. “Once the [National Executive Committee] gives the go-ahead, there will be conferences at regional and provincial level,” said Magashule. He said there was “unanimous […]