Articles by Zimbili Vilakazi

Two people arrested during protest for jobs, water and electricity

Effingham shack dwellers feel neglected by the eThekwini Municipality


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


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


20 May 2020

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

Oqaqeni Clinic in Maphumulo, northern KwaZulu-Natal remains closed


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


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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15 April 2020

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.


8 May 2018

Durban woman’s pension vanishes in unexplained loans

CPS promises to refund beneficiary while it investigates


23 April 2018

Durban residents demand speed bumps on deadly road

Blockade after child hurt in accident at the weekend


4 April 2018

Eight years and counting for Home Affairs to fix clerical error

Wrong gender recorded on twin’s birth certificate


13 March 2018

Eighth week on strike at Durban University of Technology

21,000 students unable to go to lectures


6 March 2018

Race row disrupts KZN school

Learners boycott classes after teacher accused of making racist insults


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


1 February 2018

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

Negotiations between unions and university management stalled


25 January 2018

No compensation for man after work accident

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


22 January 2018