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  1. .com | Kemp J Kemp loses dog caseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News24

    The man who had President Jacob Zuma's corruption allegations struck from the court roll was less successful on Wednesday in his bid to keep Theodore, a St Bernard dog, from being thrown off a Durban golf estate. The case, which made headline news in Durban's newspapers, saw Advocate Kemp J Kemp, attempting to persuade Judge Peter Olsen in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban that his clients should be allowed to keep the 3-year old dog, who weighs in at 75kg, at the luxury Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate.

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  2. Parliament backs Mbete in Twitter campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    Parliament launched a #KnowYourSpeaker campaign, championing Baleka Mbete after a walkout handed the ANC success in a vote of no confidence in her. Parliament started a "know your speaker" campaign on social networking site Twitter on Wednesday, following the opposition parties' defeat in a vote of no confidence in speaker Baleka Mbete.

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  3. Pastor dodges Nigeria church tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    A Durban pastor was supposed to have been at the doomed The Synagogue Church of All Nations, in Lagos, Nigeria this past weekend - but postponed her visit to coincide with the the coming school holidays so that she could take her two children. President Jacob Zuma announced on Tuesday night that it was thought as many as 67 South Africans had perished when a multi-storey church guest accommodation building collapsed on Friday.

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  4. Gary Kirsten launches travel & tourism companyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Former South Africa and India coach Gary Kirsten has launched a travel and tourism company in collaboration with Cape Africa Tours. The company named Gary Kirsten Travel & Tours is primarily eyeing cricket tourism through this venture and the idea was conceived to offer individuals and teams a complete travel package.

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  5. Rocking with the kingsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    FOUR studio albums, seven years later and it's evident that alternative rock band, aKing have certainly made a name for themselves on the South African music circuit. And the impressive part is that the Cape Town group have done this on their own, without a production team, for the past few years.

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  6. Thumbs up for Z&G's 'Knuckles'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    FANS of alternative rock band Zebra and Giraffe can expect to be knocked off their socks as the guys make their way to Durban on Friday for the launch of their latest album, Knuckles. This forms part of their nationwide tour which includes Jozi, Pretoria, Cape Town, PE and Bloemfontein.

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  7. The Trade Intelligence "Independent Trade Forum" Back by DemandRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PR.com

    Durban, South Africa, September 17, 2014 -- -- Trade Intelligence is proud to announce the 2014 edition of the Independent Trade Forum Supplier Briefing, taking place on 12 November 2014 at the Astrotech Conference Centre, in Parktown, Johannesburg. The forum will be presented by leading South African independent retail and wholesale organisations: Checkout Hypercheck, Fruit & Veg City, Independent Cash & Carry Group and Elite Start Trading Africa.

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  8. South Africa: Mobile Technology Supports Frontline Health WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    It is also an opportunity for innovative private-service providers. Mobenzi, a company that provides technology and professional services to organisations involved in research, statistics collection, logistics and community service delivery, provided the answer.

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  9. On Native GroundHOW to Save American JournalismRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... For fighting victimhood, you can't beat "Rough Aunties" by Kim Longinotto, about a group of women in Durban, South Africa, who protect the poor and abused. It opens with an excruciating scene in which a shy young girl describes how she was raped by ...

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  10. Shark expert shocked at cull backdownRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    A South African shark cull expert who has decades of experience in the job has told of his surprise at the State Government's backflip on drum lines, saying the baited hooks are "the way to go" on the Kwazulu-Natal coast. The Kwazulu-Natal Sharks Board is expected to get the go-ahead today to install about 35 more drum lines along the coast north of Durban, bringing the province's total to 114 drum lines and 23 nets.

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  11. .com | Man kills wife, bludgeons kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | News24

    A man killed his wife as she slept and bludgeoned his children to death when they came to investigate what was happening, prosecutors will claim when Rajan Kandasamy goes on trial in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban . Kandasamy was indicted in the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court on Tuesday and his case was adjourned to 24 November, when a trial date is likely to be set.

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  12. Francois Louw out Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RuggaWorld

    Springbok flank Francois Louw has been ruled out of the remainder of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship with a pinched nerve in his neck. He picked up the injury during last Saturday's Test against New Zealand in Wellington and the extent of the injury was confirmed after Louw went for scans and saw a specialist in Durban on Tuesday.

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  13. Two men killed in farm plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Two men died after a light aircraft crashed into a stream and caught alight in northern KwaZulu-Natal on Monday night. The plane crashed near the D459 road, 14km from Newcastle.

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  14. Twin winners take on eThekwiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Twin brothers, and Standard Bank Young Artist Award winners, Hasan and Husain Essop, bring their much-talked-about exhibition, Unrest, to Durban from this week. THEY are the first twins to win a Young Artist Award and, at only 30 next year, are among the youngest to win in the visual arts category.

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  15. .com | Nkandla architect asks others to join forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Embattled Nkandla architect Minenhle Makhanya, who is being sued for R155m by the state, has invited others implicated in the project to join legal forces. On Tuesday his lawyers will file notice at the KwaZulu-Natal High Court demanding that all additional documents being used in the civil court action against him be handed over.

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  16. Durban Boardwalk - September 15, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    GO WILD: From left, comedian Trevor Noah and some of his friends, including Dillan Oliphant, Dusty Rich, Loyiso Madinga and Robby Collins are unleashed on KZN from this week when the comedy show NationWILD opens in Pietermaritzburg. GOLDEN HORSE CASINO : South Africa's favourite comedian, Trevor Noah, is on tour and bringing some of his friends along in NationWILD.

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  17. Cape Town recognised globally for innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mail & Guardian

    Cape Town will host the 7th South African Innovation Summit from September 16 to 18 2014 at the Cape Town Stadium. The theme of the summit is "local innovation with a global mindset" and one of the sessions featured will focus on local innovators and thought leaders on the brink of major international expansion.

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  18. Big wins dominate Sub-Union South tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | RuggaWorld

    The Sub-Union South tournament got off to a thrilling start in Kimberley on Monday with big wins dominating the opening day's play. SWD defeated Free State 36-23 to kick off the competition, while Boland thumped Border 48-5, Western Province beat Eastern Province 42-24 and defending champions the KwaZulu-Natal Wildebeest registered a 45-28 victory against Griquas.

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  19. Solid 2014 season for SA athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    One-lap hurdler Cornel Fredericks was delighted to cap a superb 2014 campaign with another title, after returning to familiar territory at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech at the weekend. Fredericks was the only South African athlete to secure a gold medal in an individual event at the two-day competition, adding to his Commonwealth Games crown and the African title he won in the Moroccan city last month.

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  20. KZN cops arrest 27 in AK-47 crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    Criminals armed with AK-47 rifles have carried out a spate of robberies in Durban, but police say that while this is causing public alarm, the specialised units tasked with tackling the scourge of illegal firearms are making headway. Last month alone there were at least four attacks involving the high-calibre weapons, including the August 31 robbery at Pick n Pay Hypermarket in Durban North.

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