Pietermaritzburg

Mr Clean-up’s dirty hands revealed

The administrator brought in to rescue the Pietermaritzburg council instead violated tender procedures and illegally appointed VBS Mutual Bank

Millions lost in scam at dysfunctional municipality

A report recommended fraud and corruption charges against a former Pietermaritzburg mayor and municipal manager, relating to over R290-million

Advocates go toe-to-toe in Zuma case

A letter purportedly proving that a high-level meeting took place in 2003 to discuss Jacob Zuma’s prosecution is the latest twist in the case

‘It is the state on trial’, high court told in Zuma hearing

Zuma’s lawyers say the courts should not condone unconstitutional conduct by the NPA
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Zuma a ‘victim of mob justice’ — Sikhakhane

Former president Jacob Zuma’s application for a permanent stay of prosecution is underway in the high court in Pietermaritzburg,

Zuma a ‘victim of mob justice’ — Sikhakhane

The former president’s counsel wants his corruption case halted because of the NPA’s ‘clandestine’ tactics against him

Churches join  legal fight over Ingonyama leases

The trust board wants people to convert permits into leases, increasing their tenure insecurity

JZ’s legal options unpacked

There’s a good chance the ex-president’s new heavyweights will claim he won’t get a fair trial

A tiny beetle and its deadly fungus is threatening South Africa’s trees

The beetle and the fungus have devastated trees in California in the US as well as in Israel. Now they're in South Africa

Stand-up guys, slate politics and the ‘other’ ANC

'There’s no way the gig will kick off on time. Our host, Nobala — provincial secretary Super Zuma — is one of history’s great Time Bandits'

Kitty’s easy lensplay lightens a heavy load

What seemed to be banal images in a box of negatives offers an intriguing glimpse into the character and aspiration of the years from 1972 to 1984.

Buthelezi worried about political corruption

IFP president Mangosuthu Buthelezi has said he is worried about the amount of corruption and self-serving ambition that has flooded into politics.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.