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Six people killed, 14 other people injured in KwaZulu-Natal crash

JOHANNESBURG, August 5 – Six people, including school children, died and 14 other people were injured on Friday, when two taxis collided head-on near Dalton in KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said. “Six people, including school children, sustained fatal injuries. Seven patients are in a critical condition and seven others sustained serious injuries. Fourteen patients were transported from […]

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KZN police commissioner pleads for calm at Glebelands hostel

DURBAN, August 4 – KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa, on Thursday called for peace following yet another killing at Umlazi’s notorious Glebelands Hostel. A woman was shot and killed on Thursday night, just hours after a parliamentary oversight committee on policing visited the Umlazi police station to discuss violence at the strife-torn complex which is […]

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Failure to pay contractors on time undermines SA development – Minister Nhleko

JOHANNESBURG, August 2  – Public Works Minister Nathi Nhleko on Wednesday ordered officials in his department to urgently resolve all complaints of non-payment of contractors as the failure to do so “undermines the country’s development objectives”. The instruction follows Minister Nhleko’s engagement with officials and contractors in the KwaZulu-Natal region that kick-started the Minister’s regional […]

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Political killings commission visits Glebelands Hostel

DURBAN, July 21 – uMlazi’s notorious Glebelands Hostel was the scene of an on-site visit by the Moerane Commission investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday afternoon. Commission chairman Marumo Moerane, professor Cheryl Potgieter and advocate Vasu Gounden inspected three blocks during the two-hour visit, accompanied by dozens of journalists and police officers. Moerane told journalists that […]

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Three ANC councillors shot in KwaZulu-Natal

DURBAN, July 13 – Three African National Council (ANC) councillors from uMzimkhulu were shot on Thursday evening, while they were at a local shop together. Speaking to African News Agency (ANA) on Thursday night, ANC KwaZulu-Natal provincial spokesperson Mdumiseni Ntuli said that PR councillor Sindiso Magaqa, ward 11 councillor Nonsikelelo Mafa and ward 16 councillor Jabu Mzizi were shot. […]