East Coast Radio Newswatch

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East Coast Radio Newswatch is the independent Durban-based radio station's news team. We are KwaZulu-Natal’s trusted news source with a focus on local, breaking news. Our bulletins run from 6am until 6pm, Monday to Friday. On weekends and public holidays you can catch our news updates from 7am until 12pm. © East Coast Radio.

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21
MAR
6am

Newswatch @ 12pm - 21 March 2019

Former spokesperson for the KZN Department of Health - Leon Mbangwa has been charged with fraud. He was summonsed and appeared before the Durban Commercial Crimes Court on Tuesday. This, in connection with allegations that he misrepresented his qualifications by claiming to hold a Master’s Degree in Public Management and Development when he applied for a job with the department back in 2006.
21
MAR
5am

Newswatch @ 11am - 21 March 2019

The Ugu District Municipality says loadshedding is affecting its ability to fully restore water in some areas on the south coast. Some Ramsgate residents say they're fed up after not having water for 10 days. In a statement to Newswatch - Ugu spokesperson, France Zama says the municipality had initially planned a shutdown of the Southern Main Bulk Pipeline for routine maintenance. This affected supply to areas like Ramsgate, Margate and Uvongo.
21
MAR
4am

Newswatch @ 10am - 21 March 2019

Maritzburg-based NGO - Gift of the Givers is busy finalising plans to get more rescuers to the disaster zones in Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Cyclone Idai tore through the southern Africa region last week -- leaving a trail of devastation behind it. Hundreds have died and thousands more have been displaced.
21
MAR
3am

Newswatch @ 9am - 21 March 2019

The IEC says nearly 30-thousand people will be voting abroad during this year's national elections. The electoral commission says all the necessary plans are in place to accommodate the 10 percent growth in potential voters abroad.
21
MAR
2am

Newswatch @ 8am - 21 March 2019

The Pan South African Language Board is hopeful placing indigenous languages at the forefront of Human Rights Day will start conversations on implementing a multi-lingual language policy. Government says this year's Human Rights Day will pay tribute to native South African Languages. The board held public hearings back in 2017 - inviting 42 officials from the country's national departments - to drive the use of nine languages within their departments.
21
MAR
1am

Newswatch @ 7am - 21 March 2019

South Africans will spend parts of their Human Rights Day without power. Eskom says Stage Four loadshedding will be implemented from 9 o-'clock this morning -- continuing until 11 tonight. We are currently experiencing Stage Two power cuts and have been doing so overnight. Eskom says there's still a shortage of capacity. Stage Four blackouts have ushered in darkness across the country since the weekend.
20
MAR
11am

Newswatch @ 5pm - 20 March 2019

Pietermaritzburg-based NGO Gift of the Givers is appealing for assistance with its ongoing rescue efforts in countries affected by Tropical Cyclone Idai. Their own boats earlier this week became trapped en route to the coastal Mozambican city of Beira - after the road was washed away. There are plans in place to airlift the boats tomorrow. In the meantime, teams on the ground have been hard at work.
20
MAR
9am

Newswatch @ 4pm - 20 March 2019

Chief Electoral officerSy Mamabolo says no cent will be spared in putting contingency measures in place, should loadshedding strike during elections.
20
MAR
9am

Newswatch @ 3pm - 20 March 2019

DA leader, Mmusi Maimane says the country is in crisis, with the recent spate of crippling power cuts. Maimane was speaking outside Eskom’s Megawatt Park head office in Johannesburg today - where he unveiled the party's new elections poster.
20
MAR
9am

Newswatch @ 3pm - 20 March 2019

DA leader, Mmusi Maimane says the country is in crisis - with the recent spate of crippling power cuts. Maimane was speaking outside Eskom’s Megawatt Park head office in Johannesburg today - where he unveiled the party's new elections poster.
20
MAR
8am

Newswatch @ 2pm - 20 March 2019

The state capture inquiry has heard that former the Group CEO of Denel was taken to the home of the Guptas where he was introduced to the then Public Enterprises Minister - Malusi Gigaba. Riaz Saloojee says he was taken to the meeting by Gupta associate - Salim Essa - and that the meeting took place six after his appointment at the arms manufacturer.

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