Tag: #currentaffairs

I WAS RAPED…AND YOU WERE BORN

On Lunch With The Girls, your dazzling host Asiphe Ntuli had  a touching and inspirational discussion, focusing on the issue of rape in our country. She invited Scelo Mncube who is an author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur. Mncube talked about his book that he has put together which outlines his life story and painful past that…..

Students Walk Out Again To Protest Against NSFAS System

Durban University of Technology students once again waged in a peaceful protest against the National Student Financial Aid Scheme’s system called Sbux. The SRC President Sesiyanda Godlimpi led the march to the vice chancellor’s offices to hand in the memorandum for the second time this year. Unfortunately the principal was not available that resulted in his…..

DUT STUDENT MUGGING CASE DEVELOPS

    The case of the DUT student who was mugged at a KFC in Point Road has developed. This follows the visit by the police to the student informing her about the case so far. A case of common robbery has been officially opened and the police will pay a visit to the KFC to…..

DUT SRC RESULTS OUT

Despite the controversies and scandals from the beginning of this week, the DUT SRC election results are finally out. While one of the organisations was fighting for the re-run of the elections, the official results have been released. Below are the results standings for Durban and Pietermaritzburg respectively.   Number Name Surname Number of Votes 1……

DUT Student Arrested For Dagga

    A DUT pupil  has been arrested by the police earlier this morning for selling marijuana (dagga) at the outskirts of DUT- Steve Biko Campus. The incident happened earlier this morning outside DUT during the Silent Protest was happening on the premises of the varsity. The  South African Police Service (SAPS) caught the woman red-handed,…..

Zandile Gumede New Mayor of eThekwini

  Zandile Gumede has officially been elected as the new Mayor of eThekwini Municipality.  Gumede will be replacing James Nxumalo, who was the city’s Executive mayor. She was sworn in at the Mayoral Inaugration at the Durban City Hall, where crowds of supporters and the public were gathered outside. Gumede beat Democratic Alliance(DA’s) Zwakele Mncwango by…..

IEC Denies Involvement in DUT SRC Elections

After the dissatisfaction by the Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command (EFFSC) over ‘fraudulent’ election results, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has denied its involvement in the elections. The EFFSC claims that the results were rigged by the IEC and SASCO. On their Facebook page, the party said that after the first day of the counting of…..

EFF Students Command Disputes Election Results

The EFF Student Command has come out in dispute of the upcoming election results recently held at the Durban University of Technology. Members of the party found stamped ballot papers, voting EFF, scattered on the grounds of Steve Biko campus this morning, which they question majorly. According to the EFFSC, it is against the Constitution for…..

EFF Says No Coalition

The EFF has finally made an official announcement on the most anticipated coalition talks after the municipal elections in August. EFF leader, Julius Mandela said at the parties’ media briefing held in Alexandra that his party won’t be going into coalition with any party but will vote DA (Democratic Alliance) in Tshwane, Joburg, Ekurhuleni and Nelson…..

#RememberMarikana Trending on Social Media

  On this day the country remembers and mourns the death of thirty four breadwinners who died on this day in Marikana. The miners were killed by police during a protest over a minimum wage of R12 500 instead of the R4000 to R5000 they were paid each month. Today social media is buzzing with messages of…..