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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. […]

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Six arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and suspected stolen goods in KZN

DURBAN, June 29– Six suspects are expected to appear in various KwaZulu Natal courts on Thursday after they were arrested for being in possession unlicensed firearms and suspected stole property, police said. Police spokesperson, Captain Nqobile Gwala, said three suspects, aged between 21 and 45, were arrested on Thursday after they were found in possession […]