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SA united against xenophobia in Durban

Blacks, whites, coloureds, Indians, and foreigners gathered in Durban on Thursday morning in solidarity against deadly xenophobic violence that broke out in KwaZulu-Natal and has since spread to Johannesburg. Gospel and struggle songs reverberated around the Curries Fountain stadium ahead of a planned “peace march” through the city centre. Thousands …

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Rioters in Durban fire at Press and Police

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Police and reporters came under fire after stumbling upon hundreds of people who were looting a general dealer in the Mzansi area of Ntuzuma on Monday night. The News24 team, while covering the desperate escape of a Somali national with the contents of his store, noticed flashing blue lights in …

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Jean Deysel banned for 7 weeks

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Sharks flank Jean Deysel has been suspended for seven weeks after pleading guilty to foul play. He kneed Crusaders loose forward Matt Todd in the back of the head during his side’s 52-10 loss to the Crusaders in Durban last Saturday. SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Nicholas Davidson accepted the guilty …

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Windows stolen from Durban church

Five stained glass windows from a Durban church built in 1868 have been stolen by scrap metal thieves, the Mercury newspaper reported on Tuesday. According to the newspaper, the thieves removed the windows of Durban’s historical St Thomas Anglican Church in Musgrave on Sunday night. “They [the thieves] obviously want …

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Man dies in KZN crash

A man was killed and another was injured in a truck crash on the N11 outside Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Friday. Paramedics found a vehicle with a trailer blocking one section of the road, said ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring. A truck that was burning lay on the side of …

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KZN cop caught with alleged stolen car

An off-duty KwaZulu-Natal policeman allegedly found in possession of a suspected stolen vehicle has been arrested, police said on Sunday. A vehicle tracking company traced the car in Jacobs and followed it to Verulam outside Durban on Friday, said Colonel Jay Naicker. “They pulled the vehicle over and confronted the …

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1 killed and 10 injured in KZN crash

One person was killed and 10 were injured when a minibus crashed in the Harding area on Sunday, KwaZulu-Natal emergency medical services said. One of the injured was in a critical condition, said spokesman Robert Mckenzie. The patients were transferred to St Andrews hospital for further care. The police would …

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8 Injured in 2 Durban accidents

Eight people were injured in two separate accidents in Malvern, near Durban, paramedics said on Thursday. Five people were injured when two cars collided at around 6.30pm on Wednesday on Ridley Park Road, said Rescue Care spokesman Garrith Jamieson. The patients were stabilised before being transported to various Durban hospitals. …

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