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[durban] - ANC is certain of victory, says Ramaphosa in KZN charm offensive

Speaking in KwaMashu, Ramaphosa said the ANC would win the elections. He urged the youth to vote for the ruling party to ensure it remained in power.

Ramaphosa was accompanied by KZN provincial chairperson Sihle Zikalala and other leaders, including ANC national executive committee member Nocawe Mafu and former eThekwini …

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[durban] - SCA rules roads within estates are private, not public

Durban - Streets in gated estates are not “public” and fines can therefore be imposed on those who fail to adhere to the rules of private roads.

That was the ruling made by the Supreme Court of Appeal this week in favour of the Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate Management Association …

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[durban] - Steep above inflation tariff increases expected for Durban

The R50.8billion draft budget, which was tabled at a full council for public consultation, showed tariff increases would be well above inflation in the next financial year.

According to deputy mayor Fawzia Peer, this was a result of approved increases in electricity and water bulk, announced by the suppliers …

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[durban] - Police probe KZN property scam which looked legit 'at first'

On Thursday, Pietermaritzburg police issued a statement appealing for information. Colonel Sunil Maharaj of the detective branch said charges had been laid in Pietermaritzburg, Hammarsdale, Westville and Inchanga.

And he’s still counting.

“I have four people coming to see me next week, some to do with amounts of R250 …

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[durban] - Glebelands Hostel: Where darkness heralds death

Bouts of fighting break the stillness of the night, and there is little peace for those trying to sleep.

Residents say there is silence before the storm - and their fears were confirmed by reports that since 2014, about 106 people have been killed in the complex that houses more than …

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[durban] - Rare disease hobbles happiness of young Sandiswa, 8

Born in uMlazi, Sandiswa was diagnosed a year ago with Fanconi anaemia. She desperately needs a blood stem cell transplant. With assistance from the Sunflower Fund, a targeted public donor recruitment drive will be held at uMlazi Mega City from 10am to 4pm today in the hope of finding a …

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[durban] - Neighbours installed 132 speakers in their garden

A British couple told of their delight yesterday after their French neighbour was ordered to demolish his £48million (R908 million) fake chateau.

Stephen Butt and his wife Caroline have fought for 14 years after parties at the huge and illegally constructed building shattered the peace of their own home on …

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[durban] - Five convicted for bribing learner licence examiners in KZN

The five were arrested at uMngeni Licensing Office in Howick last year in a Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) and Hawks anti-corruption crackdown.

It resulted in the arrest of 15 people, including six officials and nine applicants.

A driving school operator, who is alleged to be an intermediary in the …

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[durban] - Missing Durban nurse: Security company to help with search

The search for missing nurse Sushie Govender continues this weekend.

Durban - The family of a missing St Augustine’s nurse have intensified the search this week Durban nurse Sushie Govender, 50, has been missing since Wednesday, March 20.

She was last seen at Reunion Beach near Isipingo.

Dhevan Govindsamy of …

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[durban] - Police probe KZN property which looked legit 'at first'

On Thursday, Pietermaritzburg police issued a statement appealing for information. Colonel Sunil Maharaj of the detective branch said charges had been laid in Pietermaritzburg, Hammarsdale, Westville and Inchanga.

And he’s still counting.

“I have four people coming to see me next week, some to do with amounts of R250 …

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[durban] - Chatsworth's ‘Joshua the Bull’ off to wrestling War

Joshua Chetty, 26, known as “Joshua the Bull”, will be competing at the Champions of War, considered the WrestleMania of Africa.

“I just want to go out there, do my best and hopefully win,” said the stockily built Chetty.

He began wrestling at the Chatsworth Youth Centre at the age …

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[durban] - VIDEO: This Durban student's ambition to cash in on dance

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Durban - Durban women should embrace their bodies and hit the dance floor in heels, so says a budding local dance instructor.

University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nonhle Dlamini, 23, is a drama and …

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