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  1. Festive season death toll at 25Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Johannesburg -The death toll in reported road accidents countrywide since Sunday has reached 25. In Mpumalanga, four people, including a baby, were killed when two vehicles collided on the R37 near Nelspruit on Monday. The accident happened when one vehicle overtook another, said ER24 spokesman Pieter Rossouw.

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  2. RTI candidate deaths: no compensation for familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Nearly two years have passed since eight would-be officers died during or after the Road Traffic Inspectorate's shambolic recruitment fitness tests, and the process to compensate their families and other victims of the tragedy has yet to be finalised. Lenny Nxumalo is one of eight who died after taking part in a 4km fitness test run at the Harry Gwala stadium in Pietermaritzburg in December 2012.

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  3. Trolley rage stuns shoppers in 'war zone'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Forget road rage: trolley and mall rage has reared its ugly head as staff brace themselves for the last minute Christmas "war zone". Two women got into a brawl over a trolley outside a toy shop at the Liberty Midlands Mall, Pietermaritzburg, last week.

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  4. De Lange's six-for takes Titans to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cricketer International

    An all-round display from Lions saw them overpower Cape Cobras by 213 runs at Newlands, helping them to the top of the table. Lions, batting first, posted a commanding 413 in their first essay.

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  5. 2 000 workers left without pension savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    High-flying KwaZulu-Natal businessman Dr Victor Search "Seshi" Chonco has been accused of causing more than 2 000 former employees of his security company to lose their provident investment savings after retrenching them when he liquidated his company early this year. He is the former husband of Princess Nombuso Zulu, the eldest daughter of King Goodwill Zwelithini and Queen Sibongile maDlamini Zulu.

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  6. 2014 Cyclingnews Reader Poll: Absalon wins Best Mountain Bike RiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Cycling News

    For the second year in a row, the two top male mountain bikers in the world, Swiss rider Nino Schurter and Frenchman Julien Absalon, were neck-and-neck in the battle for the 2014 Cyclingnews Reader Poll's Best Mountain Bike Rider. This year it was Absalon who ranked the highest, receiving 34 per cent of the fans' votes.

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  7. Titans in with chance of victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Iol.co.za

    A century from Roelof van der Merwe and two wickets from Rowan Richards ensured the Titans had every chance of victory after the third day of their domestic four-day clash against the log-leading Knights in Bloemfontein on Saturday. The visitors declared their second innings on 367 for seven to set their hosts a massive 549 victory target with Van der Merwe the catalyst thanks to his aggressive 121 from 144 deliveries, just the second ton of his first-class career.

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  8. .com | 8 dead in KZN accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News24

    Eight people have died in various accidents around KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend, the provincial emergency medical services unit said on Saturday. In the first accident, four people were killed and eight injured when a minibus and car collided on a highway in the Umkhanyakude district near Shikishela on Friday night.

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  9. Titans in charge against KnightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Iol.co.za

    An eighth career five-wicket haul from Rowan Richards put the Titans in total control at the halfway stage of their domestic four-day encounter against the log-leading Knights in Bloemfontein on Friday. The fast bowler claimed five for 38 in a superb display of quick bowling as the hosts were bundled out for just 185 in response to the visitors' 366.

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  10. Anti-Mchunu camp emerges in KZNRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Iol.co.za

    A camp opposing ANC provincial chairman Senzo Mchunu has emerged, and it has started a fierce campaign to remove him from that position. The Mercury has learnt that members of the ANC Youth League and Women's League support Zikalala, while Mchunu enjoys strong support mostly from the party's old guard.

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  11. Farewell to Jeff Guy, an extraordinary SA historianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Mail & Guardian

    He remained a Marxian historian, but not in a doctrinaire or sectarian form. And he was an orthodox, even old-fashioned, craftsman of his discipline.

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  12. International Mountain Bikers of the Year: Absalon and CarpenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Velonews

    ... back. The 34-year-old made his intentions clear, winning the first two World Cup rounds in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, and Cairns, Australia. Though he ceded four of the seven rounds to Swiss rival Nino Schurter, Absalon was consistently on the ...

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  13. How running junkies find their next fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Mail & Guardian

    Runners live by a guide that describes every race in the land - and there's at least one every weekend. This year's Comrades winner, Bongmusa Mthembu, keeps his next to his bed.

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  14. Stainless Steel Balustrades in PietermaritzburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 17, 2014 - PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa -- CAFE BALUSTRADE Alifab has demonstrated its ability to fabricate in a full spectrum of metals when they manufactured and installed a stainless steel balustrade in a cafe in a Pietermaritzburg mall. Alifab is able to fabricate balustrades and handrails in stainless steel, mild steel and aluminium depending on the customers' requirements.

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  15. Sundowns up to second on logRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Iol.co.za

    Anthony Laffor struck a second-half brace as Mamelodi Sundowns climbed to second on the Premiership table with a 2-1 victory over Maritzburg United at Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday night. Liberia forward Laffor struck in the 50th and 63rd minutes.

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  16. Robber jailed for killing Dalton farmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Iol.co.za

    A robber who killed Dalton farmer Abraham Wessels because he was "glaring" at him, has been convicted of murder and sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison. Ayanda Mathobela, 34, pleaded guilty in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Friday, saying Wessels, 55, had looked aggressive during a robbery at his friend's farm, Bellview, on June 29. "To scare him I struck him on his head with my firearm.

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  17. R85m for rural development in KZNRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Iol.co.za

    Small towns in KwaZulu-Natal have been allocated R85 million for rehabilitation projects which will lead to job creation and prevent migration to big cities. Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube said the money would be used to stimulate the rural economy and to create infrastructure and more job opportunities.

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  18. S. Africa's last bearded vultures seek survival in Dragon Mountain homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Post-gazette.com

    The last bearded vultures in South Africa's Drakensberg mountains are imperiled by unintended poisoning by farmers and traditional healers who believe that consuming parts of the birds brings luck and prosperity. Add to those threats plans for a 42-turbine wind farm on the Lesotho side of the range whose name in Afrikaans means Dragon Mountains.

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  19. Flu blow to X-Factor duo finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Iol.co.za

    With one member of the KwaZulu-Natal singing group Iziqhaza succumbing to a bout of flu and severe tonsillitis this week, it was day unclear on Friday if the duo would be able to perform at the X-Factor finals on Saturday night. Stress was palpable on the face of Khanyisa Mbuthu, of Pietermaritzburg, as she sat quietly at the Olive Convention Centre yesterday, watching other finalists rehearse.

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  20. Don't panic, it's time to relaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Iol.co.za

    Durban - "Why are you so sweet on holiday?" my four-year-old son asks, lacing his hand into my lap, "and not so sweet at home?" We have been camping at Midmar Dam for two days, and life has pared down to a few bare necessities hot water for coffee, fire for braais, a dam for washing, and bikes to ride. With these we are content.

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