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Five KZN campuses closed after prospective students ‘invade’

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) on Wednesday closed its five KwaZulu-Natal campuses until further notice after scores of prospective students descended on its main campus a day earlier in the hopes of being accepted to study.   DUT said that a “significant number” of prospective students had gathered at the Steve Biko Sports Centre overnight […] The post Five KZN campuses closed after prospective students ‘invade’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Kwazulu Natal, Openaccess, National Health Laboratory, Durban University of Technology, Dut, Steve Biko, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, University Students, Top Six, Durban University of Technology DUT, Online Registration, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Super Spreader


King Goodwill Zwelithini obituary

Leader of the Zulu nation in Kwazulu-Natal who remained a key figure in democratic South AfricaThe emergence of South Africa into an era of majority rule in 1994 was accompanied by a constitution that enshrined a wide range of equalities – not just racial equality, but gender equality and recognition of diverse sexual orientations. It was highly modern in its range, but all the same enshrined the position of traditional monarchs. Thus King Goodwill Zwelithini of the Zulu nation, who has died age...
Tags: Africa, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, Jacob Zuma, Indian Ocean, Kwazulu Natal, ANC, Thabo Mbeki


Ramaphosa awards King Goodwill Zwelithini a special official state funeral

The KZN government has closed for a week to mourn the monarch The post Ramaphosa awards King Goodwill Zwelithini a special official state funeral appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, IFP, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Inkatha Freedom party, Top Six, Sihle Zikalala, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, King Goodwill Zwelithini, Ingonyama Trust, Ingonyama Trust Board, South Africa (country, KwaZulu-Natal, King Goodwill Zwelithini death, ing Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu


Political balancing act delays KwaZulu-Natal cabinet appointment

Premier Sihle Zikalala needs to keep all factions onside ahead of the local government elections The post Political balancing act delays KwaZulu-Natal cabinet appointment appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Cabinet, Kwazulu Natal, ANC, African National Congress, Top Six, Factions, Sihle Zikalala, South Africa (country, ANC factionalism, MEC for public safety and transport


Zulu land body challenges audit outcome

Ingonyama Trust Board chairperson Jerome Ngwenya has challenged the audit process in the face of a series of unfavourable ratings The post Zulu land body challenges audit outcome appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Openaccess, Top Six, Ingonyama Trust Board, Thoko Didiza, South Africa (country, KwaZulu-Natal, Jerome Ngwenya, Lucas Mkhwanazi, King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu, Ingonyama Holdings, Quantum Zulu


Noko quits as North West prosecutions head after hearing she was to face an inquiry

The resignation of the North West director of public prosecutions comes as Panday goes to trial and Booysen sues the state The post Noko quits as North West prosecutions head after hearing she was to face an inquiry appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: North West, National, Resignation, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, 2010 World Cup, Shaun Abrahams, Top Six, Booysen, Mmamonnye Ngobeni, NoKo, Johan Booysen, Shamila Batohi, National Director Of Public Prosecutions, Panday, KwaZulu-Natal


Coronavirus live news: Heathrow says 'significant gaps' remain over UK quarantine policy; Oxford vaccine to be tested on children from six years old

Coronavirus R number falls below 1 in UK; Cuomo faces calls to resign amid allegations of hiding nursing home deaths; High-risk groups missed off UK’s vaccine priority list. Follow the latest updates liveChildren as young as six to be tested for Oxford vaccine efficacyFewer than a third of UK doctors feel protected from Covid at work – pollA very dangerous epoch’: historians try to make sense of CovidCharities urge clarity over who qualifies for next UK vaccine waveAustralian Open: fans shut out...
Tags: UK, Science, World news, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Oxford, Heathrow, Guardian, Cuomo, Kwazulu Natal, Eastern Cape province, Coronavirus, Molly Blackall, COVID, Northern Cape 46


ANC’s eThekwini region says party must back Magashule and Zuma

The eThekwini branches say they will engage the party’s regional and national structures to prevent Magashule and Zuma’s ‘persecution’ The post ANC’s eThekwini region says party must back Magashule and Zuma appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Jacob Zuma, Free State, ANC, African National Congress, Zuma, Magashule, Factions, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Ethekwini, KwaZulu-Natal, Mzomuhle Dube, Mdumiseni Ntuli, ‘stand Aside’ Rule, Subs-only


Panday indictment for Fifa fraud becomes a family affair

The Durban businessman’s family members will be arrested and will be back in the dock in May along with former KwaZulu-Natal cops. The post Panday indictment for Fifa fraud becomes a family affair appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Fifa, National, Police Officers, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, Openaccess, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, Durban High Court, South African Police Service, Corrupt, Top Six, Mmamonnye Ngobeni, Johan Booysen, 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africa (country


Umgeni Water tender kingpin murdered

Sibonelo Shinga was embroiled in controversy over his IT and social facilitation contracts The post Umgeni Water tender kingpin murdered appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Kwazulu Natal, King Shaka International Airport, Top Six, Lindiwe Sisulu, Department of Water and Sanitation, Umgeni, Umgeni Water, South Africa (country, Lerato Kungoane, MPS Strategic Solution, Raminet Technologies, Reshebile Aviation and Security Services, Sibonelo Hertzog Shinga, Sibonelo Shinga, Steve Motale


Do the ‘lies of the ANC drown out its honesty’? A Covid-19 case study

The governing party elite seems to have different rules for its members than the regulations imposed on citizens — and the trust deficit continues to grow The post Do the ‘lies of the ANC drown out its honesty’? A Covid-19 case study appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Funerals, Trust, Lies, Politicians, ANC, Jackson Mthembu, David Mabuza, Lockdown, Bheki Cele, Top Six, Rallies, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Bheki Ntuli, KwaZulu-Natal


Asked and answered: Six things you need to know about the new Covid-19 variant in South Africa

In December 2020, scientists announced that a new variant of the Covid-19 — called 501Y.V2 — had been identified in South Africa. Here’s a look at what we’ve learnt in the past month about the new variant that is driving the country’s second wave of infections The post Asked and answered: Six things you need to know about the new Covid-19 variant in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Western Cape, Openaccess, Top Six, National Health Laboratory Service, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Bhekisisa Centre For Health Journalism, Salim Abdool Karim, KwaZulu-Natal, Tulio de Oliveira, Covid-19 SA Variant


Racial bias against black medical practitioners ‘reflects fissures of an unresolved past’

The testimonials of black doctors have given credence to allegations of racial profiling. Of those listed on a Gems blacklist, 94% of general practitioners were black The post Racial bias against black medical practitioners ‘reflects fissures of an unresolved past’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Discovery, Racism, Constitution, Racial Profiling, Racial Discrimination, Kwazulu Natal, Openaccess, Gems, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, South Africa (country, Medical Schemes Act, Health Professions Council Of South Africa, Medical Practitioners


Shark tourism and conservation off South Africa – in pictures

Conservationists are strongly critical of the system used to prevent shark attacks off the beaches of KwaZulu-Natal, an area where sharks can be viewed by divers without cages Continue reading...
Tags: Animals, Africa, Environment, World news, South Africa, Wildlife, Marine Life, Sharks, Kwazulu Natal


R100-billion needed to staunch KZN’s water woes

Municipalities have failed to maintain their existing infrastructure for providing residents with water The post R100-billion needed to staunch KZN’s water woes appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, Maintenance, Water, Infrastructure, Governance, Municipalities, Water Crisis, Openaccess, KZN, Chris Pappas, Top Six, Ethekwini Municipality, Department of Water and Sanitation, South Africa (country, Ugu District Municipality, Ethekwini


The coronavirus variant in South Africa is 50% more contagious than the original strain, the country's leading infectious disease expert says

Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in South Africa Reuters The coronavirus variant dominant in South Africa appears to be about 50% more contagious than the original strain. The Western Cape region took 107 days to reach 100,000 cases in the first wave of infections, compared to 54 days in the second wave, when the variant took hold. The variant has spread to 14 countries worldwide, but has not yet been identified in the US. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The...
Tags: Health, UK, US, Trends, South Africa, Healthcare, World Health Organization, Kwazulu Natal, Western Cape, Karim, Nelson Mandela Bay, Coronavirus, COVID, Johns Hopkins University More, Salim Abdool Karim, Catherine Schuster Bruce


Admissions soar as second wave tightens its hold

The number of admissions drastically increased in the first two weeks of January, showing the highest numbers since the pandemic reached SA across Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape The post Admissions soar as second wave tightens its hold appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Western Cape, Gauteng, Top Six, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Gauteng KwaZulu Natal, Discovery Health, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, KwaZulu-Natal, Tembisa Hospital, Kwara Kekana, Mark van der Heever, Dr Angelique Coetzee, South African Medical Association


Calls for transparency in how KZN manages Covid-19

Doctors, nurses, undertakers and civic activists want national and provincial interventions that address the reality of the dire situation in KwaZulu-Natal The post Calls for transparency in how KZN manages Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Funerals, Hospitals, National, World Health Organisation, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, Department Of Health, Openaccess, KZN, Top Six, Sihle Zikalala, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Second Wave


Creecy okays drilling off KwaZulu-Natal coast

Despite dozens of appeals, the South African government is determined to give Sasol and its partners the go-ahead. But activists will not stop the fight The post Creecy okays drilling off KwaZulu-Natal coast appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, Oil, Gas, Marine Life, Drilling, Ocean, Oil Spills, Endangered Species, Exploration, Deepwater Horizon, Mammals, KwaZulu-Natal, Eni, Richards Bay, Sasol


South African game reserves forced to cull animals as Covid halts tourism

Tourist lodges run out of cash to feed and care for the animals on their land and thousands of villagers lose their jobsImpala run through the thorn bush, ibis fly above the lake and lightning forks over the horizon as a storm rolls in from the Drakensberg mountains.The visitors driven across the 10,000 or more hectares of the Nambiti game reserve in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province see what they think is an unchanged, and unchanging natural landscape. Continue reading...
Tags: Animals, Africa, Environment, Travel & leisure, World news, South Africa, Wildlife, Conservation, Kwazulu Natal, Drakensberg, Coronavirus


Touareg: Explore your dark side

The popular SUV continues its push to compete alongside the other big German boys The post Touareg: Explore your dark side appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Motoring, Bmw, Volkswagen, Audi, On The Road, Dolphin Coast, Top Six, Touareg, Sheffield Beach, KwaZulu-Natal, Black Style


Mogoeng not a devil’s advocate

The Bible-thumping chief justice really does seem to believe the anti-vaxxing nonsense he preaches The post Mogoeng not a devil’s advocate appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Christmas, Vaccine, Beach, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Curfew, Mogoeng Mogoeng, Chief Justice, Mogoeng, Sihle Zikalala, Alan Winde, Oscar Mabuyane, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19


Pakistan women to tour South Africa in January 2021

Teams scheduled to play three ODIs and three T20Is in the KwaZulu-Natal province
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Pakistan, Kwazulu Natal


Xenophobia weaponised in ‘truck wars’

KZN’s premier has tried to intervene by offering South Africans preferential access to jobs, but foreign drivers say locals don’t want the work The post Xenophobia weaponised in ‘truck wars’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Zimbabwe, National, Trucks, Drc, Department of Home Affairs, DHA, KZN, Xenophobia, Sihle Zikalala, South Africa (country, KwaZulu-Natal, Subs-only, Rashid Alfonso, SADCCDA


Dozens of birds and bats perish in extreme heat in KZN

In a single day, temperatures in northern KwaZulu-Natal climbed to a lethal 45°C, causing a mass die-off of birds and bats The post Dozens of birds and bats perish in extreme heat in KZN appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Temperatures, Climate Change, Environment, Birds, Heatwaves, Bats, KwaZulu-Natal, Openaccess, Mark Anderson, Top Six, Andrew McKechnie, South Africa (country, Bird Life South Africa, Die-off Event, Ferdi Myburgh, Phongolo Nature Reserve


Indians in South Africa, a historical excerpt

In the book, The Indian Africans, academic Kiru Naidoo explores the society of colonial Natal in the late 1800s to early 1900 The post Indians in South Africa, a historical excerpt appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Food, Cooking, Family, Culture, South Africa, Colonialism, Ingredients, Friday, Tamil, Cuisine, Zulu, Indians, Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, Natives Land Act, indentured Labour


Ace prepares ANC branches for battle

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule is ignoring party policy on corruption-charged officials and taking his battle to branch level, where his ‘slate capture’ strategy is expected to leave Ramaphosa on the ropes The post Ace prepares ANC branches for battle appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, National Executive Committee, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Sihle Zikalala, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, KwaZulu-Natal, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, Subs-only, Corruption Charges, Ravi Pillay, Regional And Provincial Elective Conferences