Articles for Nokulunga Majola

“You have no idea how difficult it is to get a coffin inside the camp”

After 13 years in a “transit camp”, Ntuzuma flood victims are afraid they’ll die there

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News | 22 May 2024

Durban households still without water as reservoir levels remain critically low

Residents of Ntuzuma welcomed the arrival of a municipal water truck on Sunday after more than a week without water

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Brief | 13 May 2024

Durban fishers demand access to piers

eThekwini municipality says fishers are banned from these spots because they violated City by-laws

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News | 7 May 2024

Agricultural hubs create work and hope for hundreds

But Industrial Development Corporation funding for the project in KwaZulu-Natal is coming to an end

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News | 24 April 2024

Scrap electricity tariff hikes, demand Durban residents

Public comment on increases for ratepayers in eThekwini closed on Friday

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Brief | 22 April 2024

Toddlers electrocuted by illegal electrical wires

Thembelihle Ndlela and Kwenzakonke Gazu, both aged 3, were playing near their homes in Zwelisha, north of Durban, on Wednesday

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Brief | 4 April 2024

KZN villagers get new bridges to cross dangerous rivers safely

After pleading with government for years, the Welisizwe Bridge Programme has finally delivered four bridges in eMakhabeleni

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Brief | 12 March 2024

Ethekwini mayor warns strikers to return to work or face dismissal

The municipality has obtained an urgent interdict against violence and intimidation attempts by strikers

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News | 11 March 2024

Two years after Phoenix violence, anger at government inaction

This comes as two brothers are set to be sentenced in August

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News | 26 July 2023

Thousands of households without running water for three weeks in eThekwini

Municipality has still not repaired damage caused by an electrical fire at the Ntuzuma Pump Station

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Brief | 19 April 2023

A year after the floods, the Gumbi family are still hoping to find the bodies of their children

“We have accepted that they are gone,” says member of Durban family

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News | 11 April 2023

Living conditions at “transit camp” in eThekwini Municipality are inhumane, say residents

Camp was intended as temporary housing but 11 years later, many families are still there

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News | 4 April 2023

Horses work “magic” for children with disabilities

The South African Riding for the Disabled Association runs free lessons for 50 children a week near Durban

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Brief | 1 August 2022

Some Durban flood victims have been moved four times

About 100 households living at a transit camp in Lamontville have been uprooted several times

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Brief | 8 June 2022

Young man’s idea pays off: the story of Lindo’s Fast Food

29-year-old Lindokuhle Msomi used his Covid grant to start a small business

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Brief | 2 June 2022

Slain Durban activist knew she was in danger

Nokuthula Mabaso was killed in front of her children

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News | 9 May 2022