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  1. .com | Date set for first Nkandla disciplinary hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News24

    The first disciplinary hearing against public works department officials allegedly implicated in wrongdoing in upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home will take place in late October. The first hearing would commence on 27 October, Phillip Masilo, special legal adviser to Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi, said on Wednesday.

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  2. Date set for Nkandla disciplinary hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The first disciplinary hearing against public works department officials allegedly implicated in wrongdoing in upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home will take place in late October. The first hearing would commence on October 27, Phillip Masilo, special legal adviser to Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi, said on Wednesday.

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  3. Bail denied for rape accused dadRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    A KwaZulu-Natal businessman who allegedly repeatedly raped his 17-year-old daughter, and inserted a heated spear into her genitals as punishment after he found her in a closed toilet with a boy, was denied bail on Tuesday. Pietermaritzburg magistrate, Yugen Naidu, refused the application for bail by the 37-year-old father on the grounds that he was likely to intimidate and threaten the state witnesses, including his daughter.

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  4. Family's 9-year quest for justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    A family's legal fight to see the man who shot dead their daughter put behind bars will enter its 10th year next year. They have spent hundreds of thousands of rand to secure a murder conviction via private prosecution, a South African first.

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  5. .com | Zuma commits to fixing problems in PietermaritzburgRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News24

    President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said government would fix problems brought to his attention during his visit to Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, the presidency said. "President Jacob Zuma has... committed all spheres of government to hastily address service delivery and infrastructure challenges facing Umgungundlovu District Municipality community and surrounding areas," spokesperson Mac Maharaj said.

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  6. Nkandla officials' hearing postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Iol.co.za

    The disciplinary hearing against public works department senior project manager Jean Rindel and several others over refurbishments at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home has been postponed. "The matter in respect of Mr Rindel has been postponed and will continue in the first week of December, from December 1 to 5," Public Servants Association labour relations officer Roshan Lil-Ruthan said after the hearing on Tuesday.

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  7. Big welcome for Zuma in PietermaritzburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Iol.co.za

    Earlier people formed long queues outside the Durban University of Technology's Indumiso campus in Pietermaritzburg and waited several hours for him to arrive. When he did eventually arrive shortly after 1pm the Indumiso sports field erupted in singing and loud cheers.

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  8. 16 people injured in separate accident between Pretoria and PietermaritzburgRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Bush Radio 89.5 fm Newsroom

    Loyiso Langeni 30 September 2014 Steinmann added that were treated on scene before they were transported to hospital for further medical care. Labels: 16 people injured in separate accident between Pretoria and Pietermaritzburg

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  9. .com | Zuma gets big welcome in KZNRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News24

    Earlier people formed long queues outside the Durban University of Technology's Indumiso campus in Pietermaritzburg and waited several hours for him to arrive. When he did eventually arrive shortly after 13:00 the Indumiso sports field erupted in singing and loud cheers.

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  10. .com | Hundreds queue to see Zuma in KZNRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News24

    People formed long queues outside the Durban University of Technology's Indumiso campus in Pietermaritzburg to see President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday. Stalls selling African National Congress T-shirts and caps were being set up outside the campus.

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  11. Nkandla 'fall-guys' face musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Iol.co.za

    Durban-based Department of Public Works senior project manager Jean Rindel and six others face disciplinary action for decisions on security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home. A disciplinary hearing, to be chaired by a KZN advocate, will be held from Tuesday in Durban where Rindel will answer to eight allegations involving more than R50 million in irregular expenditure.

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  12. KZN farmers still desperate for rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Iol.co.za

    Farmers around KwaZulu-Natal are hoping fervently that the rain that has fallen in parts of the province since Saturday night will spell the end of a period of drought that is threatening to ruin many of them. Inadequate rainfall earlier this year and the delayed spring rains have resulted in rivers drying up and dam levels falling to crisis levels.

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  13. Architect granted access to Zuma's SIU docsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Iol.co.za

    Lawyers for Makhanya, who has been slapped with a R155m bill by the SIU, said they would go through Zuma's submission on Wednesday. "We are happy to be given this waiver by the SIU and if we can get all the 16 parties involved to co-operate with us, the process will move much quicker," said lawyer Barnabas Xulu.

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  14. Where the Mahatmas Satyagraha was bornRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Hindustan Times

    A hundred years is a long time, particularly in a town only a little older than a century itself. The road to Tolstoy Farm, Mahatma Gandhi's penultimate residence in South Africa, is no longer marked, if indeed it ever was.

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  15. Armed robber held after settlement raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Iol.co.za

    One of the most wanted criminals in Eastern Cape is in custody after he was arrested at the Foreman Road informal settlement in Sydenham, after weeks of investigation by a private security company. The armed robbery suspect, who cannot be named until he has appeared in court, was wanted in connection with the murders of Eastern Cape businessman Ebrahim Jamal and 18-year-old Xolisa Diko, a Grade 12 pupil from Ntaban-kulu Senior Secondary School in Ntabankulu.

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  16. Dad denies raping, abusing daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Iol.co.za

    A KwaZulu-Natal businessman who allegedly repeatedly raped his 17-year-old daughter, and inserted a heated spear into her genitals as punishment after he found her in a closed toilet with a boy, is making a bid for bail. Testifying in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday, the 37-year-old father denied that he had raped or assaulted his daughter.

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  17. Gagasi FM announces the programmes managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Bizcommunity

    Mimi Kesaris has been formally appointed as the Programmes Manager for Gagasi FM. He has been acting on the position since March this year.

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  18. Stowaways: Patient persistence pays offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Mail & Guardian

    "There are a handful of photos that I have made over the years that stick with me and really satisfy certain viewers. These photographs are not particularly spectacular, but they are unnerving and I have no idea why," says self-taught photographer David Southwood.

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  19. Aids dissident loses job battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Iol.co.za

    Aids dissident and advocate Anthony Brink, who claims to have influenced former president Thabo Mbeki's position on antiretrovirals , claims he was overlooked for a Legal Aid job because he is "acutely unpopular and widely reviled". Brink brought legal action against Legal Aid South Africa in the Durban Labour Court in which he claimed he had been unfairly discriminated against when his appointment as senior litigator was stopped in 2010.

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  20. .com | Newborn found in taxi rank toiletRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | News24

    A newborn baby was found alive in a toilet at a taxi rank in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday morning, paramedics said. Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said people in the area found the baby at the toilets opposite the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg.

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