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Pavillion gunman and victim identified


KwaZulu-Natal police on Saturday released the identities of a gunman and his victim in a shooting at the Pavillion shopping centre. KwaMashu police station constable Zaine Sheik, 27, was identified as the gunman, Captain Thulani Zwane said. Sheree Branches, 25, was the victim. On Thursday, police said a lovers’ quarrel turned deadly when the policeman shot his girlfriend and then ... Read More »

Start Your Engines – the Durban Motor Show Does It Better this November

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From 7– 9 November 2014, the Durban Motor Show rolls in to the Durban Exhibition Centre. This year, the expo will pay tribute to its roots with an epic showdown between old school beauties and new school high-tech. Boasting one of the largest selections of dealerships, brand models and makes under one roof; KZN’s proudly South African expo is sure ... Read More »

2 bikers killed in crash

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Two bikers were killed in an accident on the Winklespruit on-ramp on the N2 in Durban on Saturday, said paramedics. They were hit by a bakkie, said Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha. “Paramedics arrived at the scene and found the two Durban bikers laying on the roadway,” said Botha. “Tragically, they both died on impact due to the extensive injuries that ... Read More »

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


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


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


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 »