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Ten injured in Umgeni Road taxi collision

Ten people were injured on Umgeni Road when a taxi collided with a car near North Coast Road in Durban this morning. At approximately 6.30am paramedics from ER24 and other services arrived on the scene where they found the taxi off the road into nearby trees. Ten people were found …

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Traffic volumes high as holiday makers return

Traffic volumes continued to increase on Tuesday and was expected to increase as South Africans make their way home from their holiday destinations, the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) said. On the N3 to Gauteng alone, traffic volumes reached more than 1200 vehicles per hour at toll gates on Tuesday, …

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Durban ready for Christmas rush

The eThekwini Municipality’s Festive Season Management Committee (FESMAC) said on Tuesday it had only experienced minimum glitches with Durban beaches packed to capacity on the first long weekend of the festive season holidays. In a statement, acting chairperson of FESMAC Malcolm Canham said the past long weekend provided an opportunity …

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Taxi rolls into pole injuring 10 in Pinetown

10 people were injured yesterday morning after a taxi rolled onto a light pole on Fanan Road in Pinetown KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics, along with the provincial services, arrived on the scene and found the taxi parked on the side of the road on top of a broken telephone pole. …

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Slingshot student denied bail for second time

Bonginkosi Khanyile, the Durban University of Technology student, accused of using a slingshot during the recent #FeesMustFall protests was denied bail for a second time in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. National Prosecuting Authority spokeswoman Natasha Ramkisson-Kara confirmed that he had been denied bail and that the case against …

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