KZN municipal speaker survives 11 gunshots to his vehicle in assassination attempt

Durban in the News: KZN municipal speaker survives 11 gunshots to his vehicle in assassination attempt: Ukhahlamba Municipal Speaker Sthembiso Zulu has survived an assassination attempt, the Kwazulu-Natal Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs department said. 501% increase in KZN municipality's wasteful, irregular, fruitless expenditure: Two municipalities, one in the Eastern Cape and the other in KwaZulu-Natal, will be placed under administration after a parliamentary committee called for interventions. Richards Bay SARS … [Read more...]

ANC attempt to raise eThekwini city manager’s salary by R700k blocked

Durban in the News: ANC attempt to raise eThekwini city manager's salary by R700k blocked: ANC councillors' attempt to raise the salary of eThekwini City Manager Sipho Nzuza by about R700 000 has been thwarted by opposition councillors. Mayoral limbo continues as Zandile Gumede's special leave extended... again: The ANC's provincial executive committee has announced that embattled eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede's special leave will be extended for a second time as a decision on her future has still not been made. 72 KZN schoolchildren … [Read more...]

KZN councillor’s child, 11, injured after apparent assassination attempt

Durban in the News: KZN councillor's child, 11, injured after apparent assassination attempt: An 11-year-old child has been injured in the neck, apparently after four men attempted to assassinate her father on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast. Umlazi protesters blame corruption for lack of water: “We hear that the officials are benefiting from the water tankers.” Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Saftu outraged at alleged assassination attempt on National Teacher Union deputy president

Durban in the News: Saftu outraged at alleged assassination attempt on National Teacher Union deputy president: The South African Federation of Trade Union (Saftu) has expressed shock and outrage at what is being called an assassination attempt on the life of deputy president of the National Teachers Union (Natu), Allen Thompson. Gumede sends Usuthu into top eight: AmaZulu completed a dream season when they secured a 1-0 win over Cape Town City at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Saturday. National Teachers Union deputy, ambushed, shot … [Read more...]