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[durban] - DUT to reopen on Monday, but classes to remain suspended

Durban - The Durban University of Technology will be re-opened on Monday, the university confirmed in a statement on Friday afternoon, but it is unclear when the academic programme will commence.

DUT management and the Student Representative Council met on Friday morning and it was agreed during discussions that the university …

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[durban] - #SONA2019: Ramaphosa gives a to-do list for a 'brave new future'

Parliament - Three months from national elections, President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday set out a long to-do list of priorities, topped by economic growth and saving Eskom, to restore hope and resolve deep-seated ills in South Africa in his second state of the nation address.

Ramaphosa revealed plans to separate the …

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[durban] - #BiancaParsons: A timeline of events

Durban - The judgement of the two men accused of murdering Bluff mother Bianca Parsons is set to be delivered in the Durban High Court today.

Here is a timeline of events:

February 26 - Bianca Parsons was shot dead while parked at the Engine garage in Wentworth in the full view …

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[durban] - RSA joins the IEC political party list

The party on Thursday night announced that it had been awarded registration approval by the IEC in terms of Section 15 of the Electoral Commission Act, 1996 (Act 51 of 1996).

“We welcome this approval by the IEC, more importantly, the fact that RSA is now a legitimate, recognised, legislated …

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[durban] - Crackdown on ‘ghost workers’ and fraud in KZN

Durban - A three-pronged effort by the KwaZulu-Natal departments of Public Works and Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs and the eThekwini Municipality is set to respond to Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi’s call to clean up the Expanded Public Works Programme.

This comes after the arrest of at least three …

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[durban] - BREAKING: Bianca Parsons murder accused found guilty

Durban- The two men accused of murdering Bluff mother Bianca Parsons in the presence of her three-year-old daughter at a garage were found guilty minutes ago in the Durban High Court.

Darryl Morrison,33, was found guilty of murder, attempted murder, and possession of an unlicensed firearm.

His co-accused Christopher …

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[durban] - No monkeying around at RK Khan Hosptial for health minister

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi visited the province on Wednesday and announced live on television that his national office was intervening in the matter. The move, though welcomed, was still criticised for various reasons.

Last year the Daily News reported that the monkeys were invading the wards and other parts …

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[durban] - Friends blow kisses at #BiancaParsons' killers

Bianca Parson's husband Orson, centre, said his life "will never be the same again". Picture: Tanya WaterworthBianca Parson's husband Orson, centre, said his life "will never be the same again". Picture: Tanya WaterworthDurban - They blew kisses as the two accused were led down the stairs after being found guilty of …

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[durban] - EPWP workers not in line for permanent contracts

The programme has been rocked by protests in recent years, with its workers demanding to be made permanent after finishing their tenures.

At a workshop for provincial councillors at the Durban City Hall yesterday, Public Works and Human Settlements MEC Ravi Pillay said the programme intentionally had a high turnover …

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[durban] - #SONA2019: 'NHI bill will be ready for submission to Parliament soon'

Parliament - The National Health Insurance (NHI) bill will soon be sent to Parliament for consideration, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.

The bill, served before cabinet in December last year following extensive public consideration but was not approved. Rapport newspaper reported that according to a leaked letter government wanted to …

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[durban] - Malema explains why EFF didn't disrupt Ramaphosa's #SONA2019

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[durban] - 5 things you need to know about Ramaphosa's #SONA2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his State of the National Address in Parliament on Thursday. Here are five things you need to know:

  • Eskom

Ramaphosa said government will immediately start on a process of splitting Eskom into three different companies focusing on generation, transmission and distribution. "We need to take bold …

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