Articles for Zimbili Vilakazi

Two people arrested during protest for jobs, water and electricity

Effingham shack dwellers feel neglected by the eThekwini Municipality


News | 10 November 2020

KwaMashu paramedics refuse to work until they’re tested for Covid-19

They have been told only symptomatic people would be tested, despite asymptomatic colleague testing positive


Brief | 3 June 2020

Covid-19: Durban workers without pay as company fails to declare them with UIF

Over R14 billion paid to about 2.5 million workers during lockdown, says labour department


News | 20 May 2020

Covid-19: Clinic staff in two-week quarantine after nurse tests positive

Oqaqeni Clinic in Maphumulo, northern KwaZulu-Natal remains closed


Brief | 4 May 2020

Covid-19: Union opens criminal case against health head in KZN

Public Servants Association of South Africa says health workers have been without PPE since the start of the lockdown


Brief | 20 April 2020

Covid-19: Meet the entrepeneurs who are making masks

Wearing masks may help reduce the spread of the epidemic, if other social distancing measures are also implemented

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News | 15 April 2020

Parents stop teaching at primary school after allegations of corporal punishment

Children beaten with coat hanger says parent


Brief | 15 May 2018

Woman who gave birth twice in one year can’t get birth certificate

Nompumelelo Caluza had a child in January and twins prematurely in October. Home Affairs doesn’t think it’s possible.


Brief | 8 May 2018

Durban woman’s pension vanishes in unexplained loans

CPS promises to refund beneficiary while it investigates


Brief | 23 April 2018

Durban residents demand speed bumps on deadly road

Blockade after child hurt in accident at the weekend


Brief | 4 April 2018

Eight years and counting for Home Affairs to fix clerical error

Wrong gender recorded on twin’s birth certificate


Brief | 13 March 2018

Eighth week on strike at Durban University of Technology

21,000 students unable to go to lectures


Brief | 6 March 2018

Race row disrupts KZN school

Learners boycott classes after teacher accused of making racist insults


Brief | 5 March 2018

Municipality finally gives councillor office 18 months after being elected

Residents suspect he was treated badly because ANC candidate was not elected


News | 1 February 2018

We can’t afford a bigger salary increase, says DUT management

Negotiations between unions and university management stalled


Brief | 25 January 2018

No compensation for man after work accident

Six months later, bureaucracy prevents Ntongenzani Ngidi from making ends meet


News | 22 January 2018