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[durban] - #BringBuhleHome: Battle on to repatriate body

Buhle Bhengu, 29, from uMlazi, who worked as a bartender for cruise company MSC, died after she fell ill while her ship was at Nassau.

The Bhengu family said the Bahamian government had initially refused to release the body to the family, citing health hazards.

Nafupa SA president Muzi Hlengwa …

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[durban] - Govt clamps down non-compliant businesses in eThekwini

A car is removed from a business in the Durban city centre that was found to be non compliant. Authorities raided several businesses on Monday as part of World Consumer Rights Day. Picture: Chris Ndaliso.

Durban - Unsuspecting

businesses in the Warwick Junction and Albert Park had a rude awakening on …

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[durban] - Vow to crack down on illegal migrants

Home Affairs Minister Siyabonga Cwele on Sunday promised tough measures against those who had crossed the country’s borders illegally.

“As the ANC government we will deal with illegal and undocumented migrants in as far as it affects the security of the country. If you look at our manifesto, it …

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[durban] - Durban Girls College come out tops at hockey challenge

Durban - The only team to keep their 100% record, Durban Girls’ College took the honours for the ninth time at the Durban Central Regional of the SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge on Sunday.

It was not all plain sailing for College who met host school, Durban Girls’ High School in …

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[durban] - Durban pool player is on cue for Cyprus event

Singh, 22, will participate in the Under 23 section of the competition.

The Cowies Hill resident qualified for the tournament by placing in the top 10 at the KwaZulu-Natal trial event. He placed fifth.

“Every blackball club sends a team to the trials. There were about 70 people who participated …

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[durban] - Top Durban cop takes over #SiamLee murder case

Durban - One of Durban's top cop is heading the murder investigation of Siam Lee which began in the Durban High Court on Monday.

Lee's charred remains were found on a farm in New Hanover, in the Midlands in January 2018.

The 20-year-old was a sex worker in Durban North.

The …

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[durban] - Police identify couple in Phoenix murder-suicide

Durban - A couple who were killed in a murder-suicide on Sunday night in Palmview, Phoenix have been identified by police.

Zane Smith, who was self-employed, is alleged to have fatally shot his wife Bereen, an employee at the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital, in the head during a domestic dispute, before …

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[durban] - 'Koko pressured for use of substandard coal from Gupta-linked Tegeta'

Johannesburg - The Zondo commission has heard how former Eskom executive Matshela Koko pressured for the power utility's coal supply division to accept substandard coal from Gupta-linked Tegeta's coal mine.

Gert Opperman told the commission that in mid-2015 questions were being raised about the quality of the coal received from Tegeta's …

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[durban] - KZN cops hunt for triple murderer

Spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane said police were investigating three murders and one attempted murder.

He said four people were shot at inside a house in Imbali on Saturday night.

“Plessislaer police attended to a shooting at Imbali Unit 2 and on their arrival they found three victims aged between 35 …

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[durban] - Classes still on hold at UKZN campuses

UKZN spokesperson Normah Zondo said the university was still in talks with the SRC.

The talks included funding for postgraduate studies; the university previously said it could not meet demand, despite having allocated R119million for postgraduate studies.

Protests last week resulted in UKZN management closing their doors indefinitely at all …

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[durban] - Small claims court disputes to increase upto R20 000 in April

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has set up small claims courts to especially handle these and other civil disputes.

From April 1 the monetary jurisdiction of the 414 small claims courts in the country will increase to R20000 after Justice Minister Michael Masutha gazetted the change this week …

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[durban] - 'It means nothing' - Cops slam private metro policing course

This is the question Durban metro police and Road Traffic Inspectorate (RTI) have asked after learning that the Lyceum distance learning college is offering a diploma in metropolitan and traffic policing, accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE).

The two policing divisions said the requirement to enter into either …

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