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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 »

New clues in Tongaat Mall collapse

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An aerial photograph of the partly collapsed Tongaat Mall, north of Durban, contained some “interesting clues” about why it had collapsed. Now the search is on to find the photographer. Phumudzo Maphaha, the presiding officer of the labour department-convened commission of inquiry, said on Friday it would be “very good” to know who took the photograph. The collapse claimed the ... Read More »

Major train accident in Durban

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Eighty people were injured when two Metrorail passenger trains collided near Berea in Durban on Tuesday, paramedics said The passengers sustained minor to moderate injuries, ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said.Paramedics and provincial services had set up a disaster area to treat patients.“Metrorail shut down its power lines so we can work,” Meiring said. Some patients were taken to Addington Hospital. ... Read More »

Cornubia: the pride, joy of 482 home owners – Durban News

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Four hundred and eighty two beneficiaries are now proud home owners, thanks to the new R25-billion Cornubia Integrated Human Settlements Development Project, situated in Ottawa, north of Durban – Durban News The Cornubia Project launched by President Jacob Zuma on Sunday, forms part of government’s initiative to integrate society, by delivering decent housing and improving the lives of all South ... Read More »