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Hacking while KwaZulu-Natal burns

Not much has changed in the province in the past couple of weeks. And, contrary to our paper’s theme, what news there is, isn’t good

Izinduna want their salaries back

The salaries of the nine izinduna from the Nobamba tribal authority were suspended because of a boundary dispute

Moerane commission report a dud

It failed to recommend that people implicated in the KwaZulu-Natal killings face prosecution

Moerane Commission: Politicians must take responsibility for KZN’s violent culture

During its more than 12 months of hearings, the Commission heard claims of South African Police Service (SAPS) complicity

Moerane Commission Report to be made public

The report's long-awaited release comes at a time when police have made some breakthroughs in investigating the killings

Deputy mayor’s kin on murder rap

The arrest of six men for the killing of a former councillor has rocked the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal

Details of deadly extortion network yet to be heard in court

Hopes of an immediate trial have been dashed as the accused’s lawyer wins time to secure counsel

Right2Know requests Moerane Commission report be made public

The advocacy group says the premier must release the documents within 30 days or give valid reasons why he cannot

ANC moves to prevent election killings

The party is focussing on cementing stability and unity within its branches

Whistleblower on KZN violence demands bodyguards

Thabiso Zulu gave evidence at the Moerane commission of inquiry into the political killings in KwaZulu-Natal

Zuma’s SACP buddy is in the firing line

Themba Mthembu is unlikely to survive the party’s upcoming congress

ANC KZN conference marred by member’s fatal shooting

eThekwini ANC Youth League regional secretary Thinta Cibane confirmed that Bongani “Usher” Mkhize was gunned down by two men at his home in Umlazi

Mabuyakhulu ‘unity’ slate emerges victorious at ANC KZN conference

The 'status quo' faction suffered a total whitewash in the three top five positions, the result of which was announced after midday

ANC KZN conference: Zikalala elected unopposed

Sihle Zikalala was the only candidate nominated for the post by delegates of the conference

KZN premier to receive Moerane Commission report

The commission investigated killings that have taken place in the province since 2011

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