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The Ingonyama Trust is a corporate body established in law and is the registered owner of about 60% of land in KwaZulu-Natal, which have always historically been part of the Zulu Kingdom dating back to various Zulu kings. Initially, the king opened a bank account for this purpose with Absa bank. bank accounts
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu told his majesty that Mabuza had earlier on Thursday told him that it was his view that the land issue should be dealt with at presidential level. "He viewed the issue as a matter that should be discussed at a top level. He said the president (Cyril Ramaphosa) and ...

Burger, who works with victims of violence at Glebelands, was responding to the report, 'The rule of the gun', which examined contract killings and attempted hits in South Africa between 2 000 and 2017. The collaborative 36-page report is part of the 'Assassination Witness' project, and was produced by ... eThekwini capital
They‚ along with their 19-year-old neighbour Themba Xulu‚ were arrested when police received "intelligence" that the Saunders' had gone missing while on a tour of the Free State and KwaZulu-Natal. The elderly botanists‚ of Cape Town‚ remain missing. Startling allegations that the vanished couple ...
Restrictions in one of KwaZulu-Natal's biggest water systems are on the brink of being lifted as good rains over the past two weeks replenish the province's dams. The vital Mgeni system had "significantly improved", said Umgeni Water spokesperson Shami Harichunder on Thursday. "Total water ...
PIETERMARITZBURG - KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo has come under fire from Members of the Provincial Legislature over his absence when his department appeared before the finance committee on Friday as part of budget hearings. Committee chairperson Sipho Nkosi ...

Cordoned off with razor wire, the whitewashed bungalow serves as a macabre monument to the long history of political violence that has plagued this picturesque region of rural KwaZulu-Natal's Midlands since before the end of apartheid. In 1997, Phoswa's parents and two of her siblings were shot dead ...
There will be Easter eggs and hot cross buns‚ but don't count on the familiar sight of KwaZulu-Natal traffic officers on freeways at night. On the eve of one of the busiest holiday weekends‚ the KwaZulu-Natal Transport department is scrambling to ensure that Road Traffic Inspectorate officials are ...
A man in his 40s was killed by a train as he crossed the railway tracks near Shaka's Head on KwaZulu-Natal's north coast on Tuesday, Netcare911 paramedics said. Spokesperson Shawn Herbst said the pedestrian and train collision was reported on Tuesday afternoon and paramedics were sent to ...
They had been travelling in a remote region of KwaZulu-Natal. The BBC has declined to comment on reports that, shortly before they were kidnapped, they had been working with a film crew from the television programme Gardeners' World, looking for rare plants. The couple's blood-stained car was later ...
Cape Town - A carjacking suspect was killed and four others arrested following an operation conducted in Ntuzuma, KwaZulu-Natal. According to KZN police, on Thursday, at 6:30 pm, police officers from the provincial task team conducted an operation at Ntuzuma following up on intelligence with regards ...
A 30-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man was killed after his motorcycle collided with a minibus taxi, emergency services said. KwaZulu-Natal emergency service spokesperson Robert McKenzie said the Friday morning crash occurred in Pietermaritzburg and left eight passengers in the taxi injured. "Unfortunately ...
According to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN DARD), there was a recent increase in rabies in the province. ... According to Dr Faffa Malan, managing director of the Ruminant Veterinary Association of South Africa, any infected animal that bites could transmit the ...
Pupil dead in KZN school taxi crash. South Africa; Thursday 1 March 2018 - 9:04am. Scene of a fatal school taxi accident in Molweni, KwaZulu Natal on 1 March 2018. Photo: Meditech ER. DURBAN – One person was pronounced dead on the scene after a fatal school taxi crash in Molweni, KwaZulu Natal on Thursday ...
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu has weighed in on the sensitive land debate‚ and has vowed that the province will not support any attempts to scrap the Ingonyama Trust. Delivering his state of the province address at the Royal Agricultural Showgrounds in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday‚ Mchunu ...
Two children have died from rabies in KwaZulu-Natal. The provincial agriculture and rural development department said the children were bitten by a rabid dog and cat. "Unfortunately and regrettably‚ these two cases have resulted in the loss of lives‚" said departmental spokesman Khaye Nkwanyana.
Durban – KwaZulu-Natal, where the Moerane Commission is currently investigating political killings, has the highest number of by-elections in the country, said the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC). IEC provincial electoral officer Mawethu Mosery made the statement during his submission before ...

The Maphumelo Regional Court has sentenced a 30-year-old man to life behind bars for repeatedly raping a 22-year-old woman in 2016. Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane on Tuesday said Phendu Zondi was handed four years for kidnapping the victim which will run concurrently ...
British security officials currently warn of a threat of "likely" attacks by Islamists on foreigners in South Africa. The Foreign Office said: “We have updated our travel advice to include this recent incident." Under the Terrorism section on its website the Foreign Office writes: "Terrorists are likely to try to carry out ...
A KwaZulu-Natal mother was shot dead in front of her child at the Engen Garage in Tara Road, Westworth, paramedics said on Sunday. The incident happened on Saturday night at around 20:30, Rescue Care paramedics spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said in a statement. Jamieson said when ...
DURBAN - Oceans Umhlanga is the R4,2 billion project that is currently in developmental stages in the up market area of Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal. The project is being developed by ... According to Reddy, Oceans Umhlanga is the largest mixed development in South Africa. The development will boast, ...
The disappearance of an elderly Cape Town couple in KwaZulu-Natal more than a week ago and an update by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office to a terrorism travel advisory to South Africa caused diplomatic strain between the two countries this week. South African officials accused the UK of ...
... attacks in South Africa in recent years', which had appeared in previous iterations of the travel advice, and that a new sentence has been added to the travel advice that is linked to the issue of terrorism that reads: 'In February 2018 two individuals (dual SA-UK nationals) were kidnapped in KwaZulu-Natal ...
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) claims that it has been subjected to violent political intolerance in KwaZulu-Natal by the ANC. In an 11-page submission to the Moerane Commssion of Inquiry investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday‚ the EFF accused the ANC of subjecting it to violent ...
An off-duty police captain has been shot dead during an armed robbery at a shopping centre in Maphumulo in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Saturday. At 4.10pm on Friday afternoon, an unknown number of suspects entered a hardware shop and robbed the employees of an undisclosed amount ...
An elite South African police force has launched a hunt for a British couple who were kidnapped more than a week ago near a popular holiday spot in southern KwaZulu-Natal province. The couple, who live in Cape Town and have dual British and South African citizenship, were kidnapped on Feb. 12 near ...
The kidnapping of two Britons in KwaZulu-Natal spurred the British government to issue a terse travel advisory‚ warning of possible attacks on South African ... are known to this publication but have been withheld‚ are understood to have been kidnapped by terror group ISIS near Vryheid in Northern KZN.
Johannesburg - A 37-year-old man appeared in the Verulam Magistrate's Court for perjury after he allegedly planned a fake hijacking, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Wednesday. Spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said the man allegedly planned a fake hijacking on January 23, where a planning ...
Annual government statistics announced last week complete the picture of 7,130 rhino carcasses piled up in South Africa over the last decade. Shortly before his death, I visited Player at his home in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands to ask him about his thoughts on the poaching crisis and the future of one of the ...
The Department of Higher Education and Training is "quite happy" with the progress made in implementing the government's policy on fee-free higher education in KwaZulu-Natal, Deputy Minister Buti Manamela said on Tuesday. Manamela visited institutions of higher education in the province, including ...
Police find KZN woman's missing body parts. South Africa; Tuesday 30 January 2018 - 1:36pm. File: The KwaZulu-Natal police have arrested a suspect allegedly involved with the murder of a woman and hiding her body parts. Photo: eNCA/Bafana Nzimande. JOHANNESBURG - The KwaZulu-Natal police have recovered ...
KZN principal suspended over 'diabolical and despicable' conduct ... A KwaZulu-Natal principal has been suspended after he was allegedly found in possession of laptops and stationery‚ stolen from a neighbouring school. The provincial education department on Tuesday said the principal of the school in ...
The KwaZulu-Natal health department has decided to partner with private hospitals and specialists to address the oncology crisis in the province, department ... Gumede said the department was also engaging with the SA Human's Rights Commission (SAHRC) on the matter on a fortnightly basis, since the ...
“The concern raised by the picketers was that it has taken time for KwaZulu-Natal going through difficulties, divisions and in that period the comrades are saying there are a number of things that have happened and therefore they don't believe that the ANC will be able to go to a conference within the set ...
Drug cartels in KwaZulu-Natal have been dealt a major blow with the seizure of millions of rand worth of illegal substances by police and the Hawks. On Saturday, the ... “Members received information about a truck which was smuggling drugs from Mozambique via Swaziland coming to South Africa.
Doves, a company that was acquired by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), said it was surprised to learn it would not be allowed to do business in KZN townships when, in fact, it was 100% black-owned. Mbuso Ngubane, Numsa's KwaZulu-Natal secretary, said they met Nafupa-SA ...
KZN residents have been collecting water for Cape Town and donations can be dropped off at designated collection points. See the Gift of ... Durban - KwaZulu-Natal based aid relief organisation, the Gift of the Givers has launched "Operation Cape Town" in an attempt to "push back Day Zero". It is helping ...
A “tornado-like” storm has ripped through the KwaZulu-Natal town of Newcastle‚ leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. ... On Friday the SA Weather Service issued a warning of “inclement weather” for the southern parts of the province‚ including the Amajuba‚ uThukela‚ uGu‚ Umgungundlovu and Harry ...
... provincial government is stable despite instability in the African National Congress (ANC), KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Premier Willies Mchunu said on Friday. The ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) suspended the provincial leadership, appointing an interim structure to overlook political affairs in KZN.
Jacques Haarhoff has suffered kidney damage but is beginning to recover from his encounter with a highly venomous snake in his garden in Camperdown last Saturday. He was bitten twice by a Boomslang. Durban - A Camperdown man who was bitten by a Boomslang twice, about 10 days ago - after ...
Members of Reaction Unit South Africa said members were dispatched to the scene after receiving multiple calls from residents in the area reporting the fire. "Upon arrival it was established that a family of three were in their flat when they noticed smoke emanating from their three-year-old daughter's ...
KwaZulu-Natal police on Wednesday bust a massive international syndicate allegedly operating a hydroponic dagga laboratory in Hibberdene‚ on the south coast. The joint operation - which included members of The Hawks‚ National Intelligence Unit and home affairs - descended on five properties‚ ...
Durban – The ANC has appointed members to an interim structure in KwaZulu-Natal that will oversee the planning of a provincial conference after the results of the last elective congress were nullified by a court decision. "We have established an interim structure in KZN. In terms of the constitution of the ...
South African boys from a rural area in the KwaZulu Natal province are briefed by an health worker from Doctors Without Borders (MSF) before undergoing medical circumcision as a form of HIV prevention on November 8, 2014 in the Mbongolwane district. Photo: AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA.
... death of lawyer Julian von Klemperer (71) on Tuesday night has been described as a “great loss” to the legal profession of Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa. ... In a statement, Shepstone & Wylie said: “He was a well-known attorney throughout KZN, trusted and loved by his many clients.
Durban – The succession battle to re-establish leadership in KwaZulu-Natal must be "give and take", a spokesperson for the ANC "rebels" has said. Sthembiso Mshengu spoke to News24 on Thursday, following a visit by newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa earlier this week, where he touted ...
Durban – KwaZulu-Natal police are unable to release the number of highway rock-throwing incidents, saying that "they amount to crime statistics which are the prerogative of only the Minister of Police to release". There have been several rock-throwing incidents along the province's highways since ...
Tensions were high outside the New Hanover Magistrate's Court in KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday 9 Jan 2018 as protestors gathered for the bail hearing of Philip Solomon, who allegedly shot and killed a .
Nomusa Mthuli, 35, was in her house with two young relatives on December 26 when two men allegedly forced open the door and dragged her out of the house. Her body was found later: she had been raped and murdered. TWO men appeared in court on Tuesday in connection with the murder, rape and ...
Durban - The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Monday called on police minister Fikile Mbalula to urgently intervene in ongoing taxi violence in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, saying that the latest spate of unrest was a direct consequence of the provincial transport MEC's decision to ban all taxis in the area.


 

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