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[durban] - Police warn of criminals in workwear and luxury vehicles

Durban - Police in KwaZulu-Natal have warned residents to be alert at all times and not to allow strangers into their homes. This warning comes after reported incidents in the province where the criminals gain entrance into properties under false pretences and rob the occupants.

SAPS spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbele said …

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[durban] - Country's power system remains vulnerable

Durban - Eskom has warned that the country’s power system remains vulnerable, which could lead to a low probability of loadshedding for the remainder of the week.

Eskom has said they will continue to use open-cycle gas turbines and emergency reserves to limit loadshedding.

“Some power generating units are projected …

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[durban] - Truck off! Community has had enough, say activists

Durban - The South Durban Community Environmental Alliance wants trucks to be taken off Durban's roads as they are a danger to members of the community and child, said activist Desmond D'sa.

D'sa said they will be hosting a community engagement meeting on Wednesday evening as the group lobbies for support …

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[durban] - Truck off! Community has had enough, says activist

Durban - The South Durban Community Environmental Alliance wants trucks to be taken off Durban's roads as they are a danger to members of the community and child, said activist Desmond D'sa.

D'sa said they will be hosting a community engagement meeting on Wednesday evening as the group lobbies for support …

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[durban] - Blood service calls for festive season donors

Blood stocks fluctuate all year, and with just days to go until the start of the festive season, SANBS has 3.1 days of stock, with AB+ stock at 100% capacity and AB- stock at 40%.

SANBS regional marketing manager Sifiso Khoza said although the festive season was a fun …

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[durban] - Why giving to street children is wrong

The writer says giving money to beggars does not solve the problem.Durban - Katie Friedman believes that residents who continue to give money, clothing and food to children on the street are simply enabling child slavery.

Recently, Friedman who has been living in Durban for the last two years, took …

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[durban] - Cornubia/N2 interchange safety warning

The bridge is a crucial section of a new route in the city’s integrated public transport network, GO!Durban, and will run from uMhlanga New Town to Bridge City, KwaMashu.

Single lanes in both directions (east and west), which are essentially a continuation of uMhlanga Ridge Boulevard, will be …

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[durban] - LETTER: Malema's forté is to sow racial discord

Julius Malema and his bunch of cantankerous, disobedient, almost dishonourable and malicious misfits are nothing more than pathetic racists, lurking to grab any opportunity to sow racial discord.

The latest attack on Minister Pravin Gordhan and his daughter is reflective of the depths the EFF will rummage, so that their …

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[durban] - Mariannhill man arrested for card cloning

Durban - A man responsible for cloning credit cards in the Durban area was arrested on Tuesday.

Captain Nqobile Gwala, a KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, said Mariannhill police proceeded to Klaarwater area and arrested a 37-year-old man on Tuesday morning.

"He was found in possession of laptops, ID book, store cards, cloned …

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[durban] - Why planes were delayed at King Shaka International Airport

Picture : Suren Balram

Durban - Flights out of King Shaka International Airport were delayed for an hour because of the

unavailability of an engineer on Tuesday.

Colin Naidoo, King Shaka International Airport senior manager corporate affairs said the airport did experience a problem from 6am on Tuesday when South African Airways …

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[durban] - Car thief killed in shootout with Bluff guards

Two men were arrested for allegedly attempting to steal a car on the Bluff on Monday. Picture supplied.

Durban - A car thief was shot dead and two of his accomplices were arrested in a shootout with a private security company on the Bluff, south of Durban, on Monday.

Captain Nqobile …

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[durban] - Sixteen injured in taxi crash in Durban

Durban - Sixteen people were injured following a collision involving two minibus taxis on Chris Hani (North Coast Road) on Tuesday morning.

Kyle van Reenen, spokesperson for Crisis Medical said paramedics arrived on the scene at the intersection of Chris Hani Road and Orange Grove, just after 7 am on Tuesday …

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[durban] - Durban rakes in millions after Soweto derby clash

Durban - The negative publicity about Durban and its beaches has been proven wrong by the Soweto derby that was played in the city on Saturday, eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede said.

And according to the city, the clash brought in R80m in spending on the day with 6 700 temporary created …

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[durban] - 'Our husbands are not Bloods gang bosses'

Durban - The family of two brothers alleged to be behind the Bloods gang in Phoenix, who are awaiting trial for allegedly operating a drug cartel in Durban, have lashed out at what they say is a concerted campaign to discredit them and their legitimate businesses.

They say that the business …

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[durban] - Suspect due in court for alleged drive-by shooting in Verulam

Durban - A 35-year-old suspect is expected to appear in the Verulam Magistrate's Court soon following an alleged drive-by shooting incident on Sunday.

According to police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala, a 34-year-old man was fixing his vehicle in Buxon Road, Everest Heights when the suspect opened fire on him, wounding him …

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