[durban] - Wine is 4-times more expensive in a restaurant

South African wine consumers are paying roughly four times the value of a bottle of wine when they order a bottle of their favourite in a restaurant, so they’re turning to bringing their own.

The Bring Your Own Wine (BYOW) movement is not only alive and well, but growing …

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[durban] - Bakkie flips in Argyle Road collision

Picture by Ahmed KhanPicture by Ahmed KhanDurban - The driver of a bakkie escaped with only minor injuries after it flipped over several times at the intersection of Avondale and Sandile Thusi (Argyle) Road on Tuesday.

Leon Fourie, a spokesperson for Life response 24/7 paramedics, said two vehicles had collided …

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[durban] - Mayor promises to install speed humps at #NewlandsCrash site

DURBAN - eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede will take it upon herself to ensure speed humps are installed in the area where three schoolgirls were killed this morning. The mayor made the promise in a statement following a fatal taxi crash which killed three Newlands East school children on Wednesday morning

Four …

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[durban] - Bishop in hot water for misleading and 'exploiting' unemployed

Bishop Timothy Ngcobo, a leader of the newly formed African Freedom Revolution, was on Tuesday criticised by the ANC for promising employment at the yet-to-be-opened hospital.

He said he would hand over the CVs to health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo to choose suitable people to work for the multimillion-rand 500-bed hospital …

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[durban] - Five people found dead in Montclair home

Durban - Five people have been found dead in their home in Woodlands, near Montclair on Wednesday.

KZN police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane said all five of the deceased sustained gunshot wounds and died at the scene.

He confirmed that police had found a firearm was found at the scene …

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[durban] - Bible study class robbed in Westville

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Durban - Thirteen people holding a prayer meeting at a Westville home were robbed on Tuesday night.

Mike Myers, a spokesperson for Mobi-Claw 911, said four men armed with firearms and knives stormed the home and robbed them of two motor vehicles, two phones and other valuables.

Lieutenant Colonel …

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[durban] - There's no crisis at Ipid, acting head tells MPs

Parliament - Independent Police Investigative Directorate acting head Victor Senna has assured MPs there was no crisis at Ipid.

This comes after the departure of former head of Ipid Robert McBride.

Senna, who was briefing the portfolio committee on police on his plans on Wednesday, said the ongoing investigations into high …

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[durban] - Cops slam sharing of domestic violence 're-enactment video'

Durban - KwaZulu-Natal police management have condemned the posting of a video clip on social media which shows the re-enactment of a real life domestic violence situation.

Brigadier Jay Naicker said the re-enactment formed part of a module for domestic violence training that police officers are mandated to attend.

The video …

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[durban] - Forty-three people in KZN courts over illegal firearms

Durban - A 7-day intelligence-driven operation by police to rid the province of illegal firearms has resulted in positive results.

Forty-three suspects were arrested and a total of 42 illegal firearms and 624 rounds of ammunition were confiscated KZN police confirmed.

"The recovered firearms include 38 handguns, two homemade firearms and …

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[durban] - Driver in fatal #NewlandsCrash turns himself in

Durban - Police have arrested the driver allegedly involved in a fatal crash in Durban on Wednesday morning that claimed the lives of three teenagers.

KZN police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane, said the driver went to a local police station to report the crash.

"Charges of culpable homicide were opened …

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[durban] - Cowboys & Cooks will leave meat lovers salivating for more

Cowboys & Cooks meat board.Cowboys & Cooks lamb chops.Cowboys & Cooks calamari tubes.Cowboys & Cooks grilled garlic and lemon prawns.Cowboys & Cooks char-grilled chicken wings.Cowboys & Cooks Marrow Bones served with flame-toasted ciabatta.Cowboys & Cooks in Sunset Beach is the brainchild of two Cape Town restaurants legends - acclaimed restauranteur Michael Townsend …

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[durban] - Making the SADC neighbourhood a priority

It comes as no surprise that President Cyril Ramaphosa has devoted more time and energy to the SADC than any other part of the world. He has visited the capitals of Angola, Namibia, Botswana and Eswatini (Swaziland) on state visits.

The SADC remains a major focus of South Africa’s …

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