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Reservoir Hills Shack Settlement Razed In Fire

Durban - Residents of a shack settlement are picking up the pieces after a fire ripped through their homes near Reservoir Hills.

The informal settlement known as the Umgeni plains settlements is situated near the N2 Umgeni Interchange along the M19.

The fire ripped through the area on Sunday night.

Mahomed …

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Drug Turf War Claims Another Life In Wentworth

Durban - Community leaders of Wentworth perceive that the volunteer handover of firearms could bring an end to murders in the South Durban community.

The drug turf war between two groups in Woodville Road claimed the life of a 26-year-old man on Saturday at 5.30am. The incident occurred at the …

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Absence Of Road Signs Under Scrutiny After Cato Ridge Crash Site

Durban - The absence of road signs and guardrails came into the spotlight when a delegation of officials visited the crash site where seven people died in a collision in Cato Ridge in KwaZulu-Natal.

The collision between a truck and light motor vehicle occurred on Magasa Road, KwaXimba near Cato Ridge …

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Cellphones, Drugs And Other Contraband Seized In Westville Prison Raid

On Friday night Lamola confiscated cellphones, mobile accessories and drugs, including dagga at Westville Prison during a raid at the facility.

He said harsh action would be taken against officials involved in enabling the smuggling of contraband into prisons.

“We want to create an environment that is conducive to the …

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Whistle-blowers Praised For Alerting Cops To Umlazi School Theft

The department said schools were being targeted for equipment such as computers - which cost millions to replace - while scores of other schools in the province were forced to wait longer than expected to receive resources.

Twenty computer monitors, four computer towers, five laptops and a projector that had been stolen …

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