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[durban] - Three cops dismissed after protest in Durban

Durban - Discussions between the provincial police management, after 40 police officers were arrested for protesting, concluded on Tuesday morning.

On Monday, a group of disgruntled police officers marched through parts of the Durban city centre to the SAPS Provincial Headquarters at the Servamus Building in Braam Fischer Street.

Brigadier Vishnu …

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[durban] - Inquiry hears of 'unchallenged' system of patronage within SAPS

Johannesburg - Former Ipid boss Robert McBride says the South African Police Service has a systematic issue of patronage which seeks to serve corrupt elements within the service.

McBride returned to witness stand on Tuesday at the Zondo commission and told the commission how the culture of police members protecting each …

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[durban] - Look: Multi-million rand 'Jesus Dome' taking shape

Durban - The multi-million rand Durban Christian Centre's Jesus Dome is finally taking shape.

DCC spokesperson Ron Steele said excitement was mounting as the building took shape following the devastating fire that gutted the Jesus Dome in 2016.

In October the iconic arches were put up.

According to Steele the roof …

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[durban] - Tests find eMdloti monkeys poisoned by banned insecticide

Steve Smit of Monkey Helpline said the stomach contents from the monkeys tested positive for a highly toxic substance.

“The first test didn’t detect anything, but the private laboratory used a different test which confirmed that it was endosulfan organochlorine insecticide, which has been banned since 2012,” Smit said …

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[durban] - #Elections2019: Almost 30 000 expats to vote on April 27

Johannesburg - The City of London has the highest number of South Africans living abroad who will cast their votes on April 27 (Freedom Day) before the May 8 national elections.

Dubai has the second highest number of registered South African voters.

This was revealed by Independent Electoral Commission deputy electoral …

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[durban] - No sex for jobs cases reported at Enoch Mgijima Municipality

Port Elizabeth - Enoch Mgijima Municipality in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday said it had received no reported cases of "sex for jobs" allegations within its Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP).

Municipality spokesperson Gcobani Msindwana said the allegations were investigated by the municipality's community services directorate but that the probe did …

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[durban] - Business robbers jailed in Pietermaritzburg

Durban - Three men who robbed a tuckshop in Inchanga, in 2015, were sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for business robbery by the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

On Friday, Sanele Mkhize (31), Lwazi Ngubane (22) and Siyabonga Ngubane (23) were convicted and sentenced.

In February 2015 they robbed a tuckshop. Two people …

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[durban] - 5 000 police reservists called up to assist with #Elections2019

DURBAN - A total of 5000 reservists are due to be called up to enhance security during the national general elections, taking place on May 8.

This is according to National Police Commissioner, General Khehla John Sitole.

"In addition to this, 5 000 trainees currently undergoing trainees as police academies, will …

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