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David Ngcobo: A maskandi legend who never got his due

Mail Guardian South Africa 30 Jul 2021
Stubborn and immensely gifted, his boyhood desire was to sing and tell the stories of the KwaZulu-Natal sugarcane belt through his guitar. This he would later do with distinction over two decades and dominate the Radio Zulu airwaves (now Ukhozi FM), singing the folk songs rooted in a threatened Zulu heritage.

HOT 102.7FM helps rebuild community radio station Westside FM after looting spree

Independent online (SA) 23 Jul 2021
The ramifications of the recent looting and vandalism of infrastructure in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal continue to be felt as the country tries to rebuild itself. Gauteng based radio station HOT 102.7FM is helping the local radio station Westside FM to get back on air after it was destroyed by looters last week.

Bid to rebuild Alex FM after looting, vandalism gets R2m boost from National Lotteries Commission

Independent online (SA) 23 Jul 2021
In the midst of widespread looting and vandalism of businesses in KwaZulu-Natal and Johannesburg, the community radio station also fell victim as rioters broke into its premises, vandalising and looting equipment with an estimated value of R5 million ... Picture. Supplied ... They are currently broadcasting from an alternative venue.”.

GLOSTAR: Tracing atomic and molecular gas in the Milky Way

Phys Dot Org 22 Jul 2021
... of them, many of the objects lack radio counterparts and dust emission, suggesting that they are more evolved and have already dispersed their natal clouds", reports Hans Nguyen, another doctoral student at the MPIfR, who is leading the study on these young stellar objects.

Shauwn Mkhize denies meeting Duduzane Zuma and Ngizwe Mchunu during civil unrest

Independent online (SA) 21 Jul 2021
This week, Ngizwe handed himself over to authorities in connection with allegedly instigating unrest in KwaZulu-Natal after the former president’s arrest. Since the day the radio personality handed himself over to the police, there has been a lot of speculation about who else was involved. MaMkhize’s (as she is known by fans) name was thrown around ... .

Mamelodi community radio station back on air after looting

Independent online (SA) 20 Jul 2021
Pretoria - The Mamelodi community radio station, Mams Radio, on Tuesday returned to the airwaves, after it was muted by rioters and looters last week, who ransacked its studios during the wave of looting which engulfed Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal ... “Mams Radio team would like to thank you for the support, warm messages, and heartwarming donations .

Six ‘instigators’ arrested as ‘insurrection’ investigation in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng gains momentum

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 Jul 2021
Six of the alleged instigators of the looting and acts of sabotage in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng have been arrested, among them former radio personality Ngizwe Mchunu, who handed himself over to police on Monday ... at 215, with three more people killed in KwaZulu-Natal since Friday.

Government Condemns Destruction of Community Radio Stations

All Africa 15 Jul 2021
The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) has condemned the violent riots, which have left some of the community radio stations in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal wrecked ....

WATCH: SA actors Sthandwa Nzuza and Ryle De Morny snow adventure

Independent online (SA) 25 Jun 2021
KwaZulu-Natal is the ideal place for a winter trip, just ask South African radio personality and actress Sthandwa Nzuza and Blood & Water actor and TV presenter Ryle De Morny. The popular personalities recently enjoyed a mountain escape to Sani Pass in the Southern Drakensberg and ventured into Lesotho on a Tourism KwaZulu-Natal-hosted trip.

Prolapse after childbirth: If we don’t talk about it, how can we treat it? 

Irish Independent 14 Jun 2021
‘I think I have a prolapse,” I heard myself say. The GP gave me a tired stare. She looked as though she had a lot of important places to be, none of which was in that room with me and my anxieties ... And that’s when I’d recalled an interview with a woman on the radio years previously, as part of a feature about shockingly lacking post-natal care ... Expand.

See the 3 bobcat kittens found in oak tree cavity in Woolsey fire area

Daily Breeze 28 May 2021
10, 2020, after being examined and fitted with a radio collar ... The bobcat lives in the southeast end of the Simi Hills and had been fitted earlier with a radio collar so her movements could be tracked. Bobcat kittens typically stay in the natal den for four to five weeks before the ...

Court dismisses Mkhwebane and Gordhan’s appeals into its ‘rogue unit’ judgment

Mail Guardian South Africa 07 Apr 2021
“We are satisfied that all the issues in the application for leave to appeal and cross-appeal were fully covered and considered in the judgment ... A day later, secretary general Ace Magashule, in an interview with a KwaZulu-Natal radio station, condemning the vote for an investigation into Mkhwebane as “voting with the enemy and un-ANC” ...

UKZN is driven to engineer SA’s aerospace future

Independent online (SA) 26 Feb 2021
By Christine Cuénod ... One such individual is Vulinhlanhla Mchunu, who hails from the small, rural town of Maphumulo in north-west KwaZulu-Natal. As a Grade 9 pupil, while listening to a feature on the radio about the shortage of engineers in South Africa, Mchunu’s career path was instantly set ... His undergraduate years were marked by accomplishments ... .

Zuma’s reality show ex to speak at women’s empowerment event in Joburg

Independent online (SA) 16 Feb 2021
Naomi Shuer from Connect Group, will be the other speaker of the day ... Ron Hubbard House in Johannesburg ... She used to be a host on a KwaZulu-Natal-based radio station, Vuma FM, where she presented show called Women in Conversation with LaConco. Before that, she hosted a youth show on Umgungundlovu Community Radio every Wednesday evening ... IOL .

Currie Cup final 1990: A day that changed things and got a whole province drunk

Supersport 26 Jan 2021
I can well recall him being interviewed by the old Capital Radio 604 in the days after the 1990 final, where Natal beat Naas Bothau2019s Northern Transvaal 18-12, and lauding Natal for forwarding the cause of the underdog, the down-trodden, the excluded. </p>The culture of Natal rugby, now the Sharks, has changed since those days.