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  1. Tears as St Bernard leaves estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 |

    ... pet came to a tearful end on Thursday when Theodore, a 75kg Saint Bernard, vacated his home in the plush Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate - on the orders of a high court judge. Theodore's owner, Pathmasolahani (Rita) Abraham broke down in tears ...


  2. Crazy in love? Or just plain crazy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 |

    ... television. I switched the television off three times when the game was on." Khanyile, a security guard in Mount Edgecombe, said he was "extremely" protective of his girlfriend and did not even want her to get a job. He said when he travelled with ...


  3. Diary entry triggers girlfriend's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 |

    A young man has admitted he murdered his teenage girlfriend at her Phoenix home while experiencing an "emotional explosion" after reading entries from her private diary which he had stumbled across. Sholin Bissoon, 21, said he then struck 17-year-old Kimeera Rajbunsi with a frying pan and stabbed her multiple times before dumping her body at a pond near Mount Edgecombe.


  4. Not every dog has its day in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 |

    The owner of a 3-year-old St Bernard, which has been the centre of a tussle with the body corporate of the Mount Edgecombe Country Club estate, has been denied leave to appeal against a court decision that he get rid of the dog. Abraham said if he wanted to take the matter further, he would have to petition the Supreme Court of Appeal.


  5. M4 crash inferno: Family hires PIRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 |

    ... r - had gone to stay with his family in uMhlanga for the weekend. The other three boys were from Phoenix and Mount Edgecombe.


  6. Arrival of First Indian Labourers in S Africa CelebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Outlook

    The arrival of the first shipload of Indians as indentured sugarcane plantation labourers 154 years ago was marked with a dual commemoration today. At the Shri Marieamman Temple in Mount Edgecombe, the heartland of the erstwhile sugar industry in the country, about 20 km north of Durban, two life-size statues were unveiled representing the men and women who undertook the arduous journey aboard the SS Truro in search of a new life.


  7. Meet KZN's high rollersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 |

    ... over the past five to 10 years," Amoils said. The Africa Report also highlighted Umhlanga, Zimbali, Umdloti, Mount Edgecombe, Morningside and Durban North as the wealthiest areas in Durban. According to the national treasury, KZN is the second ...


  8. David D'Souza champ in World golfers meetRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 |

    ... with 1,137 nett points. The four-day competition was held at the Durban Country Club, Selbourne Golf Course, Mount Edgecombe Country Club and Umhlali Country Club.


  9. David D'Souza heads Indian golf team at DurbanRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 |

    ... from 40 countries. The four-day competition will be held at the Durban Country Club, Selbourne Golf Course, Mount Edgecombe Country Club and Umhlali Country Club in Durban, South Africa.


  10. East End Baptist builds new sanctuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    James Harrell, James Warren, Roger Ricks, Elijah Mercer, James Bartley, Carolyn Cherry, Eugene Stokes, Ben Scarboro, Wallace Cherry and John Joyner, from left, gather Aug. 30 for the ground-breaking ceremony for East End Baptist Church's new sanctuary and education building expansion. Cherry and Stokes are East End trustees; the others are among its deacons.


  11. Man struck with axe in cane field robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 |

    A Mount Edgecombe Hare Krishna devotee was struck on the back of his head with an axe and then robbed, on the outskirts of Verulam on Wednesday. There are conflicting reports, but Ugandrian Denzil Chinnapen, 40, had apparently stopped his van in Canelands near a sugar cane field when he was attacked. 1 comment

  12. Doctor fined R20 000Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 |

    Ear, nose and throat specialist Niven Singh, of Life Mount Edgecombe Hospital, also received a one-year suspension from practising, wholly suspended for three years, at a Health Professions Council of SA hearing in uMhlanga on Wednesday. Singh was found guilty of two counts of unprofessional conduct after he made Thaivanamal Naidoo pay upfront for a consultation and also allegedly assaulted her last July.


  13. Specialist 'quite sorry' about row with grannyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 |

    Ear, nose and throat specialist Dr Niven Singh had been "quite sorry" about an incident involving a grandmother who claimed she was pushed and verbally abused in his rooms, a Health Professions Council of SA hearing has been told. Dr Niven Singh, chairman of the management committee of Mount Edgecombe Hospital, from which Singh operated, was testifying on Friday in the misconduct inquiry being held in uMhlanga.


  14. 'You think about the worst'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 |

    ... phone call from a friend asking if my husband was okay," said Lucy Cronje. Her husband, Cuan Cronje, 54, of Mount Edgecombe, the co-owner of Lizzard clothing, and his two friends, Graeme Duane of Ballito, and Dean Burscough from Joburg, had ventured ...


  15. When is a write-off not a write-off?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 |

    A few months ago Pat Laughton was driving her Volkswagen Polo through her Mount Edgecombe, KwaZulu-Natal, retirement village at dusk when she was disorientated by a truck's bright lights and hit a chunk of concrete which the builders had left on a shallow island in the middle of the road. The impact caused the airbags to deploy and her insurers later deemed the low-mileage car to be a write-off, despite Laughton very much wanting to have it repaired.


  16. Local historian unveils new mapRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Moultrie News

    ... and I'On were the site of major shipyards. At one point in the 1700s, Patriots Point was a plantation called Mount Edgecombe and had a huge orange grove.' One of the main purposes of creating the map, said Miles, was to help promote a sense of pride ...


  17. Shacks pop up in Durban land grabRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 |

    ... Among new settlements identified as hot spots were Marikana in Cato Crest, Mini Town in Hammarsdale, part of Mount Edgecombe, Lamontville and Matikwe in Inanda. "As soon as these shack lords and the people they sell to learn that land will be ...


  18. 'I'd rather give up my home than my dog'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 |

    A Durban businesswoman would rather give up her plush multimillion-rand golf estate home than part with her "giant breed" dog. Since 2012, Pathmasolahani Abraham has been at odds with management of the Mount Edgecombe Country Club over the "weight" of her Saint Bernard dog, Theodore, who turns three in December.


  19. R10 000 reward for monkey killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 |

    The culprit behind the shooting of a vervet monkey with a pellet gun on a Durban golf estate faces criminal prosecution - and a R100 000 fine. In a notice to residents of Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate 2, the management board also offered a R10 000 reward to anyone with information leading to the successful prosecution of the shooter.


  20. Dog given eviction orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 |

    Theodore, a three-year-old St Bernard, will have to find a new home after a judge ordered that he has three months to leave the Mount Edgecombe Country Club estate where he has been living with his owners for two and half years. The giant, adored pet, has been at the centre of a long legal battle between the upmarket estate's management association and his owners, businesswoman Pathmasolahani Abraham and her attorney son Edward, who approached the Durban High Court in a desperate attempt to keep him.