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[kwazulu-natal] - 'There is no such thing as a Bloods gang'

Durban - Some of the men arrested by Phoenix police over the years on drug charges have the word " Bloodz" tattooed on their chest.

The men who police allege head the Bloods gang, brothers Kevin and Kalvin Periasamy - both in custody awaiting trial on drug and other charges - have the word …

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[kwazulu-natal] - 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 pretenses and rob the occupants.

SAPS spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbele said …

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[kwazulu-natal] - 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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[kwazulu-natal] - 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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[kwazulu-natal] - Meet SA's first African female cardiothoracic surgeon

Durban - Dr Lindiwe Sidali has made history by becoming the first African female cardiothoracic surgeon in the country.

A doctor for 10 years, Sidali, 35, described her journey as both challenging and enlightening.

"I became aware that I was an African female in a speciality that is famously known for …

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[kwazulu-natal] - BREAKING: #DurbanCourt shooter dies in hospital

Durban - The shooter who gunned down two people inside the Durban Magistrate's Court on Monday morning has succumbed to his injuries.

According to Kwazulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele the man, who was also a police officer, died in hospital.

“An inquest will be investigated,” she said.

Earlier in the …

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[kwazulu-natal] - Baby G's alleged abusers to face trial in 2019

Durban - The Phoenix woman caught on video allegedly abusing her 4-year-old daughter will appear in the Verulam Magistrate's Court on December 12.

The 25-year-old and her 20-year-old boyfriend appeared briefly in court on Friday.

The matter was adjourned for a pre-trial conference.

The trial is set to start only in …

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[kwazulu-natal] - KZN residents brace for severe thunderstorms, hail

Durban - The South African Weather Services (SAWS) has issued a weather alert for parts of the province.

SAWS has warned that severe thunderstorms have been observed over parts of Harry Gwala, Umgungundlovu, and Uthukela District.

According to SAWS, there is also a possibility of damaging winds, hail and heavy downpours …

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