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Johannesburg - A 37-year-old man appeared in the Verulam Magistrate's Court for perjury after he allegedly planned a fake hijacking, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Wednesday. Spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said the man allegedly planned a fake hijacking on January 23, where a planning ...
Annual government statistics announced last week complete the picture of 7,130 rhino carcasses piled up in South Africa over the last decade. Shortly before his death, I visited Player at his home in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands to ask him about his thoughts on the poaching crisis and the future of one of the ...

The Department of Higher education and Training is "quite happy" with the progress made in implementing the government's policy on fee-free higher education in KwaZulu-Natal, Deputy Minister Buti Manamela said on Tuesday. Manamela visited institutions of higher education in the province, including ...
police find KZN woman's missing body parts. South Africa; Tuesday 30 January 2018 - 1:36pm. File: The KwaZulu-Natal police have arrested a suspect allegedly involved with the murder of a woman and hiding her body parts. Photo: eNCA/Bafana Nzimande. Johannesburg - The KwaZulu-Natal police have recovered ...
KZN principal suspended over 'diabolical and despicable' conduct ... A KwaZulu-Natal principal has been suspended after he was allegedly found in possession of laptops and stationery‚ stolen from a neighbouring school. The provincial education department on Tuesday said the principal of the school in ...
The KwaZulu-Natal health department has decided to partner with private hospitals and specialists to address the oncology crisis in the province, department ... Gumede said the department was also engaging with the SA Human's rights Commission (SAHRC) on the matter on a fortnightly basis, since the ...

"The concern raised by the picketers was that it has taken time for KwaZulu-Natal going through difficulties, divisions and in that period the comrades are saying there are a number of things that have happened and therefore they don't believe that the ANC will be able to go to a conference within the set ...
drug cartels in KwaZulu-Natal have been dealt a major blow with the seizure of millions of rand worth of illegal substances by police and the Hawks. On Saturday, the ... "Members received information about a truck which was smuggling drugs from Mozambique via Swaziland coming to South Africa.
Doves, a company that was acquired by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), said it was surprised to learn it would not be allowed to do business in KZN townships when, in fact, it was 100% black-owned. Mbuso Ngubane, Numsa's KwaZulu-Natal secretary, said they met Nafupa-SA ...
KZN residents have been collecting water for Cape Town and donations can be dropped off at designated collection points. See the Gift of ... Durban - KwaZulu-Natal based aid relief organisation, the Gift of the Givers has launched "Operation Cape Town" in an attempt to "push back Day Zero". It is helping ...
A "tornado-like" storm has ripped through the KwaZulu-Natal town of Newcastle‚ leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. ... On Friday the SA weather Service issued a warning of "inclement weather" for the southern parts of the province‚ including the Amajuba‚ uThukela‚ uGu‚ Umgungundlovu and Harry ...
... provincial government is stable despite instability in the African National Congress (ANC), KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Premier Willies Mchunu said on Friday. The ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) suspended the provincial leadership, appointing an interim structure to overlook political affairs in KZN.
Jacques Haarhoff has suffered kidney damage but is beginning to recover from his encounter with a highly venomous snake in his garden in Camperdown last Saturday. He was bitten twice by a Boomslang. Durban - A Camperdown man who was bitten by a Boomslang twice, about 10 days ago - after ...
Members of Reaction Unit South Africa said members were dispatched to the scene after receiving multiple calls from residents in the area reporting the fire. "Upon arrival it was established that a family of three were in their flat when they noticed smoke emanating from their three-year-old daughter's ...
KwaZulu-Natal police on Wednesday bust a massive international syndicate allegedly operating a hydroponic dagga laboratory in Hibberdene‚ on the south coast. The joint operation - which included members of The Hawks‚ National Intelligence Unit and home affairs - descended on five properties‚ ...
Durban - The ANC has appointed members to an interim structure in KwaZulu-Natal that will oversee the planning of a provincial conference after the results of the last elective congress were nullified by a court decision. "We have established an interim structure in KZN. In terms of the Constitution of the ...
South African boys from a rural area in the KwaZulu Natal province are briefed by an health worker from Doctors without Borders (MSF) before undergoing medical circumcision as a form of HIV prevention on November 8, 2014 in the Mbongolwane district. Photo: AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA.

... death of lawyer Julian von Klemperer (71) on Tuesday night has been described as a "great loss" to the legal profession of Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa. ... In a statement, Shepstone & Wylie said: "He was a well-known attorney throughout KZN, trusted and loved by his many clients.
Durban - The succession battle to re-establish leadership in KwaZulu-Natal must be "give and take", a spokesperson for the ANC "rebels" has said. Sthembiso Mshengu spoke to News24 on Thursday, following a visit by newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa earlier this week, where he touted ...
Durban - KwaZulu-Natal police are unable to release the number of highway rock-throwing incidents, saying that "they amount to crime statistics which are the prerogative of only the Minister of police to release". There have been several rock-throwing incidents along the province's highways since ...
Tensions were high outside the New Hanover Magistrate's Court in KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday 9 Jan 2018 as protestors gathered for the bail hearing of Philip Solomon, who allegedly shot and killed a .
Nomusa Mthuli, 35, was in her house with two young relatives on December 26 when two men allegedly forced open the door and dragged her out of the house. Her body was found later: she had been raped and murdered. TWO men appeared in court on Tuesday in connection with the murder, rape and ...
Durban - The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Monday called on police minister Fikile Mbalula to urgently intervene in ongoing taxi violence in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, SAying that the latest spate of unrest was a direct consequence of the provincial transport MEC's decision to ban all taxis in the area.
Two people were killed and four others were injured in a single vehicle accident on the N3 North bound before Richmond Road offramp in Pinetown on Monday, paramedics said. Picture: Supplied/Rescue Care Paramedics. Johannesburg - Two people were killed and four others were injured in a single ...
... KwaZulu-Natal executive committee has welcomed the national body's decision to suspend the KZN provincial leadership. In 2017, the High Court ruled the 2015 conference that elected Sihle Zikalala as chairperson was illegitimate. The ANC's NEC on Friday night announced it's suspended the KZN ...
South Africa: rhino poaching in 2017 almost matches 2016 figure, with KwaZulu Natal now bearing the brunt ... In February 2016, David Mabunda, Chief Executive of Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, highlighted the "…increasing levels of corruption among our ranks, the police, immigration officials and other law ...
Three men drowned in separate incidents in Richards Bay, Pietermaritzburg and a lagoon at La Mercy in KZN at the weekend. Picture: Archive. Three people drowned in three separate incidents in KwaZulu-Natal at the weekend. The incidents, said medical services and police, took place in Richards Bay, ...
The bodies of the two South African Cuba-based medical students, who drowned in a swimming pool in that country at the weekend, will be repatriated next week, the KwaZulu-Natal department of health said on Wednesday. KZN Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo made the announcement during his visit to ...
SA bottom of the bunch in literacy survey ... Durban - A global report has revealed that almost 80% of Grade 4s in South Africa cannot read for meaning. ... And Professor Wayne Hugo, of the University of KwaZulu-Natal's school of education and Development, said the statistics were clear: poor, black boys ...
KZN government shuts down taxi operations in Ladysmith ... Taxi associations responded to a decision to shut down taxi routes in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal. ... NEWCASTLE - KwaZulu Natal Transport and Community Safety MEC Mxolisi Kaunda has announced a total shut down of taxi operations in ...
A massive sinkhole has closed a road on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast‚ as heavy rains lashed the province overnight. There were no immediate reports of fatalities linked to the deluge‚ according to the cooperative governance department‚ but the SA Weather Service has issued a warning to residents.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal last night backed former AU chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to become party president later this month. Dlamini-Zuma got 433 votes from branches across the province to rival Cyril Ramaphosa's 193. The support for Ramaphosa in the province was higher than had been ...
KwaZulu-Natal police killed three robbers on Monday morning during a shootout near Dalton, where a man was held up after he withdrew a large amount of money. police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane said the robbers fled the scene of the robbery and officers soon reacted.
A new heritage route within Durban's CBD will highlight a bit of the history of what is now the city of Durban. Picture: Archives. The city of Durban will launch a new inner city heritage tourism route to coincide with the annual switching on of the Christmas lights in the central business district. Briefing the city's ...
Dlamini-Zuma's slate will not be entirely pleased with the numbers as it showed Ramaphosa had made good inroads in KwaZulu-Natal. Mpumalanga ANC chairperson David Mabuza was nominated by 434 branches for the position of deputy president having beaten ANC treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize at ...
the suspects opened fire on the police officer‚ resulting in him being fatally wounded‚" he said. "The suspects fled the scene in their getaway vehicle without taking anything. A case of murder was opened at the Umbumbulu police station." Acting KwaZulu-Natal provincial commissioner Bheki Langa decried ...
All the other seven provinces wrapped up their PGCs over the weekend. KwaZulu-Natal, the biggest in terms of ANC branches, said its PGC would ensure that economic transformation and expropriation of land without compensation remains at the top of its agenda. "The PGC will also sharpen perspectives ...
"About 56% are planning further investment in Durban and 60% are planning more in the greater KwaZulu-Natal region. "A very high majority ... And if Durban is to achieve its tourism potential - it wants to see the city become SA's premier tourism destination - a clean city will be important. Carl Heinz-Uys, of ...
Four people lost their lives in a crash in the Richards Bay area early on Sunday. Picture: SAPS. There is confusion about the whereabouts of a driver involved in a deadly crash near Richards Bay early on Sunday morning. police are on the hunt for a truck driver they say fled the scene of the crash in which ...
A screengrab of a video shared on facebook which allegedly shows the bodyguard of a KZN deputy mayor shooting and killing a dog. ... Durban - A KwaZulu-Natal deputy mayor looks set to face criminal charges after a man believed to be his bodyguard was filmed shooting a dog with a high-powered rifle.
Durban - The ANC youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has made a call for the revival of the ANC's defunct self-defence units (SDUs) to protect party leaders from escalating political murders. ANCYL provincial secretary Thanduxolo Sabelo told The mercury that the league would present the proposal for SDUs ...
SA man's adventure called off after attack in Brazil. KwaZulu-Natal / 4 ... The expedition, initially called Cycle South Against rape, started in May, with Botha jetting off from South Africa to Peru, where he cycled the Andes mountains, through Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. He had aimed to ...
Snathing - Four years ago, President Jacob Zuma promised Mbuso Mkhize a house. Known to his friends as "British", 73-year-old Mkhize lost his left arm and leg after an illness. His lower body is paralysed and he uses a wheelchair. His wife died five years ago and he stays alone in one room of a mud ...
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Port Shepstone public order police with the assistance of crime intelligence officers in the Umgungundlovu north policing cluster have arrested a 47-year-old man and recovered three illegal firearms and a hijacked car in the Mtulwa area near Dalton, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Saturday.
The KwaZulu-Natal towns of Umhlanga and Ballito will again play host to The Rage Festival. Picture: Supplied. After a tough year hitting their books, matric pupils will be making their way to The Rage Festival in Umhlanga and Ballito from this weekend. The event - held across multiple venues, with ...
TONGAAT resident, Lavisha Bhagwandin (LB) will represent KwaZulu-Natal in the Miss Eagle South Africa pageant in Johannesburg next year. Coastal Weekly journalist Andile Sithole (AS) interviewed her about her community outreach programmes. AS: What did you want to become when you were a ...
Durban - Former African National Congress (ANC) member of parliament, Makhosi Khoza, took to a podium in Durban on Wednesday night to bring a message of "unity" to the province, but did not shy away from lambasting the party she belonged to for 35 years. Khoza, who addressed a wide range of ...
File: In September, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court declared the 2015 ANC elective conference null and void, thereby invalidating the provincial ... KwaZulu-Natal - The KwaZulu-Natal High Court has reserved judgment in the case of ANC wanting to appeal an earlier ruling that nulllified the party's 2015 ...
The trio stands accused of having murdered three people - as well as attempting to murder a fourth - and claiming more than R1.3 million worth of life insurance policies they had taken out on their lives. Durban - Two men and a woman - accused of murdering three people for their life insurance policies ...


 

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