Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, has reopened the newly-upgraded N2 road, between Mtunzini Toll Plaza and Empangeni just south of Richards Bay on the KwaZulu Natal north coast.
The eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede has agreed to take leave of absence after the African National Congress (ANC) Provincial Executive Committee requested her to do so.
The fate of eThekwini municipality mayor Zandile Gumede, who is also the African National Congress’ (ANC) Regional Chairperson, is among the issues expected to be discussed this weekend when the party’s Provincial Executive Council (PEC) meets at eMpangeni in northern KwaZulu-Natal.
IFP president Inkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi says government needs to protect workers’ rights in order to solve the country’s unemployment problem.
The 13 congregants, who were killed when part of a Pentecostal Church building collapsed at Empangeni, have been described as avid church goers at a memorial service.