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Twenty-nine injured in two minibus taxi crashes in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal

JOHANNESBURG, April 14  – Twenty-nine people were injured, three critically, in two separate road accidents involving minibus taxis in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday morning, paramedics said. Twelve people were injured when the minibus taxi they were travelling in veered off the road and crashed into a house along Marinda Road in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni on […]

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Five killed in Pietermaritzburg house fire

JOHANNESBURG, April 12  – Five people have perished in a house fire in Pietermaritzburg, ER24 Spokesperson Werner VermaaWerk said early Thursday morning. “Paramedics from ER24 and local emergency services, including Pietermaritzburg Fire Department attended a house fire in Larch Road, Willowton during the early hours of this morning,” said Vermaak. “Shortly after 3 am emergency services arrived […]

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KwaZulu-Natal MEC condemns bakkie crash incident where driver was stabbed to death

PIETERMARITZBURG, April 1 – KwaZulu-Natal transport, community safety, and liaison MEC Mxolisi Kaunda has condemned an incident in Pietermaritzburg in which six pedestrians died when a bakkie smashed into them and an angry mob subsequently killed the allegedly drunk driver. “The driver allegedly lost control of his bakkie in Boston Bulwer Road at around [7.20pm […]