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KZN disaster management on standby for “freak thunderstorm”

JOHANNESBURG, December 27 – Disaster management teams were placed on standby across Pietermaritzburg on Thursday, after a freak storm ripped through large parts of KwaZulu-Natal, member of the executive council for cooperative governance and traditional affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube said. “So far our disaster management teams are keeping an eye on the development of this freak […]

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‘Graveyard rapist” sentenced to life in prison – KwaZulu-Natal police

DURBAN, November 15 – A 36-year-old man, dubbed the “graveyard rapist” was sentenced to life imprisonment in the Durban Magistrate’s Court, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday. Thulasizwe Reggie Dlamini was caught red-handed by officers at the Umbilo graveyard while he was robbing a 53-year-old woman after raping her in December last year. Police spokesman Thulani […]

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ANC, DA retain seats in by-elections

JOHANNESBURG, October 25 – The governing African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) retained seats in by-elections held in KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo and the Western Cape, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said on Thursday. The ANC retained wards in Limpopo’s Greater Letaba municipality, at Ray Nkonyeni municipality in KwaZulu-Natal and Knysna municipality in the Western […]