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#FiveThingsYouNeedToKnow: Breakfast team reacts to eThekwini loadshedding news

The gun allegedly used to kill Kiernan 'AKA' Forbes and Tebello 'Tibz' Motsoane was reportedly found in uMlazi, loadshedding is going back to normal, and much more...

No end in sight for stage 6 load shedding

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Good morning, KZN. 

Here are five things you need to know as you wake up this Wednesday morning... 

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The latest Progress in International Reading Literacy Study has revealed that 81% of Grade 4 pupils in SA can't read for meaning - they need help locating and retrieving explicitly stated information in simple and easy text.

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Many school children in SA struggle to read for meaning, a study has found.
International study reveals 8 out of 10 Grade 4 pupils in South Africa can't read for meaning. Image: Forest Woodward


Police in KwaZulu-Natal have dismissed media reports alleging a firearm used in the killing of hip-hop star Kiernan 'AKA' Forbes has been recovered.

Read more: SAPS slams ‘unfounded’ claims AKA firearm traced to Umlazi

Darren Maule and Sky presents Manchester United tribute to AKA
Manchester United Pay Tribute To AKA. Not only was he the Supa Mega in SA Hip hop, but Kiernan “AKA” Forbes was a die-hard Manchester United fan. Image: The South African / Website


President Cyril Ramaphosa and six other African heads of state are going on a peace mission in a bid to end the war between Russia and Ukraine.

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Maritzburg United managed to draw 1-1 with Mamelodi Sundowns on Tuesday night, lifting themselves out of the relegation zone. They now face an anxious wait to see if they will be relegated, with the final fixtures of the campaign taking place this weekend.

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Maritzburg United players and fans


The eThekweni Municipality has confirmed that it will revert back to imposing normal stages of loadshedding from May 25.

Read more: eThekwini to go back to normal load shedding

Expert warns of more intense load shedding

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