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  • Premier Zikalala concerned about rising COVID-19 cases in KZN

    KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala is concerned about the rising number of new COVID-19 infections in the province. At over 60,000 – KZN has the most...

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    KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala is concerned about the rising number of new COVID-19 infections in the province. At over 60,000 – KZN has the most active cases. The province has also breached 5,000 for daily new infections. Zikalala addressed the media on Sunday. The Premier also says more than 700 people have been arrested for...
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  • Here is what to expect from President Ramaphosa’s nation address

    President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to announce strict new lockdown restrictions in South Africa as a way of curbing the country’s second coronavirus wave. A...

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    President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to announce strict new lockdown restrictions in South Africa as a way of curbing the country’s second coronavirus wave. A member of Ramaphosa’s executive told a local publication that it is unlikely that the entire country will return to a hard lockdown as experienced earlier this year. Instead, higher restrictions...
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  • KZN to face harsh penalties for flouting COVID-19 regulations

    If you’re found to be flouting COVID-19 regulations in KZN, expect a harsh penalty. Premier Sihle Zikalala warned that no big parties will be allowed...

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    If you’re found to be flouting COVID-19 regulations in KZN, expect a harsh penalty. Premier Sihle Zikalala warned that no big parties will be allowed this festive season. He is also promising repercussions for organizers of the Ballito Matric Rage festival. “The command council has taken a decision there must be consequences, we cannot leave...
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  • Assets worth R23m seized from corruption accused staff in KZN premier’s office

    The Assets Forfeiture Unit has seized several immovable properties and vehicles belonging to five staff members in the office of KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala and...

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    The Assets Forfeiture Unit has seized several immovable properties and vehicles belonging to five staff members in the office of KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala and their four co-accused in a multi-million rand corruption case. High ranking officials in the premier’s office who are accused of corruption include chief financial officer Ziphathe Cibane and supply chain...
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  • KZN Cabinet to ask national government to appeal recent BEE ruling

    The KZN cabinet has expressed concern at the recent ruling of the Supreme Court of Appeal which overturned the requirement of BEE compliance for companies...

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    The KZN cabinet has expressed concern at the recent ruling of the Supreme Court of Appeal which overturned the requirement of BEE compliance for companies bidding for tenders in public entities. In a statement issued on Thursday, the KZN cabinet led by Premier Sihle Zikalala said there must be a full review of the procurement...
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  • KZN food security in the state of disaster – Sihle Zikalala

    KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), the main provider of South Africa’s agricultural produce, is on the brink of a severe food crisis due to a drought that has...

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    KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), the main provider of South Africa’s agricultural produce, is on the brink of a severe food crisis due to a drought that has ravaged the region in the past five years as well as Covid-19 disruption, KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala warned on Friday. Zikalala said while harvests and the outlook for staple crops...
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  • Change your behaviour or we go back to a hard lockdown – Sihle Zikalala

    KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala warns of another hard lockdown if people continue to flout social distancing regulations. Zikalala says the government could be forced to...

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    KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala warns of another hard lockdown if people continue to flout social distancing regulations. Zikalala says the government could be forced to implement hard lockdown during the festive season if reckless behaviour continues. He’s slammed the carefree attitude by some people in the province with many not bothering to wear masks and...
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  • KZN premier launches multi-planting season

    KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has launched a multi-planting season as he intensifies the use of farms acquired through land reform programme. Zikalala said the province...

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    KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has launched a multi-planting season as he intensifies the use of farms acquired through land reform programme. Zikalala said the province has set aside a sum of R90-million for planting throughout the summer season. The planting season was unveiled this week where the provincial government led by the Department of Agriculture...
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  • KwaZulu-Natal taxi crash victims laid to rest

    Thirteen members of the Mndali family have been laid to rest in Bulwer, in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. All 13 people died last Saturday when the...

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    Thirteen members of the Mndali family have been laid to rest in Bulwer, in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. All 13 people died last Saturday when the taxi they were travelling in rolled down an embankment near Underberg. They had been returning from a ceremony. A two-year toddler was among those killed. KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala attended...
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  • Another official in KZN Premier Zikalala’s office arrested for ‘catering tender fraud’

    Another official in the office of KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has been arrested for alleged fraud related to an R24 million catering tender. The Hawks...

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    Another official in the office of KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has been arrested for alleged fraud related to an R24 million catering tender. The Hawks arrested the woman on Friday, with spokesperson Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo saying she appeared in the Durban Commercial Crimes Court on the same day, together with three service providers. Mhlongo said...
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