Risky behaviour and coercion are driving the teen pregnancy crisis in rural South Africa
/ 14 July 2024

Risky behaviour and coercion are driving the teen pregnancy crisis in rural South Africa

According to the 2022-23 District Health Barometer, there has been a 6.1% increase in the number of deliveries by girls and women aged 10 to 19, over the past five years

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Struggle for purse strings in KZN economic department
/ 30 June 2024

Struggle for purse strings in KZN economic department

Concerns have been raised that a head of department described as a ‘clean professional’ has been ousted for political reasons

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National Freedom Party could be the kingmaker with a single seat in the KwaZulu-Natal legislature
/ 10 June 2024

National Freedom Party could be the kingmaker with a single seat in the KwaZulu-Natal legislature

The NF party wants a provincial cabinet seat in return for its support

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‘Cancer-related insurance claims on the rise, post-Covid-19’
/ 21 May 2024

‘Cancer-related insurance claims on the rise, post-Covid-19’

Cancer accounted for about 32.3% of all insurer Liberty’s claims for 2023

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Irregularities exposed in KZN education tender worth over R200 million annually
/ 20 May 2024

Irregularities exposed in KZN education tender worth over R200 million annually

Links have been found between the procurement manager and beneficiaries of lucrative tenders

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Intervention needed to pull steel industry from the brink
/ 12 May 2024

Intervention needed to pull steel industry from the brink

ArcelorMittal SA expects to make a final decision by August on the closure of its long steel operation, which puts 3 500 jobs at risk

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Vote of no confidence? Malema announces Shivambu’s exit from KZN
/ 21 March 2024

Vote of no confidence? Malema announces Shivambu’s exit from KZN

The Economic Freedom Fighters leader said the party’s secretary general, Marshall Dlamini, would replace Shivambu as its national deployee in the province

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Malema’s tough decisions: Should he boot Shivambu from KZN?
/ 1 March 2024

Malema’s tough decisions: Should he boot Shivambu from KZN?

The EFF leader has said that the door was still open to collaboration with the DA and MK parties after the elections, but not with Ramaphosa

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Will MK Party test the waters in Valentine’s Day by-elections?
/ 18 January 2024

Will MK Party test the waters in Valentine’s Day by-elections?

The uMkhonto weSizwe Party wants Jacob Zuma back in office despite the Constitution barring this

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Another battle of the stadiums? ANC, EFF choose Moses Mabhida to launch manifestos
/ 9 December 2023

Another battle of the stadiums? ANC, EFF choose Moses Mabhida to launch manifestos

Political analysts believe that EFF’s growth in KwaZulu-Natal will be marginal

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Youth in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng might abstain from 2024 elections, study finds
/ 6 December 2023

Youth in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng might abstain from 2024 elections, study finds

Corruption, lack of employment and empty promises are among the reasons behind young people not wanting to vote

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EFF scoffs at exodus of members
/ 2 December 2023

EFF scoffs at exodus of members

Alcohol and food parcels are allegedly being used by the ANC to entice the fighters

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