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Men run down on N3

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A man was killed and another was in a critical condition on Saturday when they were knocked down by multiple vehicles on the N3 in Westville near Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said. A taxi they were travelling in broke down after 1pm along the highway and the passengers were milling around the scene, ER24 spokeswoman Luyanda Majija said. “The deceased pedestrian, ... Read More »

Accused of murder cop granted bail

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An eThekwini metro policeman accused of shooting dead his girlfriend and hiding evidence was granted bail in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. Magistrate Vanitha Armu granted eThekwini metro police officer Dayandran “Devon” Govender, 44, bail of R10 000 and ordered that he surrender his passport and report once a week to the Durban central police station. He was also ... Read More »

Man killed in Hillcrest crash

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A man died and a woman was critically injured on Saturday, when their car crashed into a tree in Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said. ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said the man had been pinned inside his car after it struck a tree. “Despite efforts made by the paramedics the man sadly succumbed to his injuries. The female passenger lay next to ... Read More »

Missing head found in Imfume

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The missing head of a woman who was killed in Chatsworth, KwaZulu-Natal has been found, police said on Saturday. The head was found in Imfume on the south coast on Friday while her body had been discovered on Thursday, said Colonel Jay Naicker. “On Thursday… Chatsworth [police] detained six suspects… including a woman and a traditional healer,” said Naicker. The ... Read More »

Woman killed in accident on R102 – Durban

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A woman was killed and five others were injured on Friday when a minibus and two bakkies collided on the R102 near Darnall, KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said. The woman was declared dead on the scene and the five were taken to nearby hospitals to treat their moderate to critical injuries, Netcare911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann said. The cause of the accident was ... Read More »

KZN needs R17bn for roads

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KwaZulu-Natal’s transport department needs R17 billion to tackle the backlog in road maintenance, the Mercury reported on Friday. The newspaper quoted transport MEC Willies Mchunu as saying that his department’s total annual budget of R9bn was insufficient for the maintenance of the 7400kms under its jurisdiction. Mchunu, who was addressing the legislature in Pietermaritzburg, said 80 percent of the province’s ... Read More »

Born to be Wild – Durban Events

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Born To Be Wild is a tribute to the wildest rock stars and rock anthems ever recorded. The show covers an impressive 60 years of music and is sure to stir up many memories and emotions as it rediscovers all-time rock classics such as Livin’ On A Prayer by Bon Jovi, Rebel Yell by Billy Idol, First Cut Is The Deepest by Sheryl Crow, ... Read More »

Mother and children killed

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A mother and her two children have been beaten to death in their Chatsworth, Durban, home, SABC news reported on Tuesday. Police believed a religious object was used to kill the mother and her sons, aged 18 and 19, on Monday night. According to the report, the father’s whereabouts were not known. Police spokesman Captain Thulani Zwane told the SABC ... Read More »

Baby strangler gets 15 years

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A Durban mother who strangled her newborn daughter and forced a facecloth down her throat has been sentenced to 15 years in jail, the Sunday Tribune reported. Krishnandi Govindsamy, 30, was found guilty this week by Magistrate Fariedha Mohamed in the Durban Magistrate’s Court. Govindsamy, a cashier at a butchery, strangled her baby daughter with a T-shirt on the night ... Read More »

Bill Cosby returns with brand new comedy

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More than 20 years after The Cosby Show ended its run on NBC, Bill Cosby is returning to the network to star in a new family comedy. Cosby is teaming with former Cosby Show producer Tom Werner  of Carsey Werner for a new family comedy in which he’d star, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The  comedy will be centered on Cosby, ... Read More »