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  1. Soni brainstormed revenge schemes - copRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Hellbent on seeking revenge for betraying him by sleeping with his wife, a Pietermaritzburg businessman allegedly spent thousands to have "the other man", a doctor, arrested on concocted charges. He also allegedly plotted to have him seriously injured.

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  2. Wetland park stand-offRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    A 512-unit "high-density" holiday home development being built on a site overlooking Lake Mgobozeneli in the Isimangaliso Wetland Park at Sodwana Bay has been brought to a halt through court action, which could potentially set an important precedent for the protection of 'buffer zones" in environmentally sensitive areas. While the park's officials have over the past decade brought many applications to stop illegal developments in the park itself - which is a World Heritage site - this is the first time they are seeking judicial authority to protect land outside its boundaries.

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  3. .com | Soni wanted Sewran goneRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News24

    Pietermaritzburg businessman Ravijee Soni, 37, wanted his former friend Dr Bhavish Sewran out of KwaZulu-Natal, as he suspected Sewran of having an affair with his wife, the Pietermaritzburg High Court heard on Wednesday. He allegedly used a police officer's need for money to feed his drug addiction to devise schemes to harass him, and allegedly laid false charges which caused Sewran to appear in court.

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  4. Soni wanted love rival doc out of KZNRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Pietermaritzburg businessman Ravijee Soni, 37, wanted his former friend Dr Bhavish Sewran out of KwaZulu-Natal, as he suspected Sewran of having an affair with his wife, the Pietermaritzburg High Court heard on Wednesday. He allegedly used a police officer's need for money to feed his drug addiction to devise schemes to harass him, and allegedly laid false charges which caused Sewran to appear in court.

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  5. Track cycling and gymnastics left out of Durban's 2022 Commonwealth Games bidRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    TRACK cycling and gymnastics will not be part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games programme if Durban's bid to host the event is successful. TRACK cycling and gymnastics will not be part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games programme if Durban's bid to host the event is successful.

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  6. Accused dealers say cops set them upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Iol.co.za

    Three of Pietermaritzburg's alleged cocaine dealers and five of their runners appeared in the city's magistrate's court on Monday, charged with multiple counts of dealing and possession of the addictive substance. Zainath "Shireen" Hutchinson, 56, of Peach Road in Woodlands, Hoosen Mohamed Shaik Cassim, 41, of Mysore Road in Northdale and Deon Gabagas, 41, of Birmingham Road in Eastwood, appeared in the dock alongside their alleged runners, brothers Samson Mackay, 28, and Faybian Mackay, 32, Ramesh Mahabeer, 68, Zahir Buckroodeen, 30, and a former policeman, Sagren "Sauce" Pillay.

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  7. .com | Suspicious husband hired hitmen for 'wife's lover', court hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    Businessman Rajivee Soni, 33, who thought former close friend Dr Bhavish Sewran was having an affair with his wife, hired hitmen to kill the doctor, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg heard on Monday. One of Soni's complaints against Sewran was sexual assault.

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  8. Businessman on trial for love rival's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Iol.co.za

    Businessman Rajiv Soni, 33, who thought former close friend Dr Bhavish Sewram was having an affair with his wife, hired hitmen to kill the doctor, the High Court in Pietermaritzburg heard on Monday. The State alleges that before the murder in May 2013 Soni laid false charges against Sewram.

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  9. .com | Floods pound PietermaritzburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | News24

    Cape Town Social media has been abuzz with reports of flooding in Pietermaritzburg, as heavy rains continue to pound the KwaZulu-Natal province. South African Weather Services said last month that Northern KwaZulu Natal could be hit by tropical storms as a result of heavy flooding in Mozambique, According to POWER987 News .

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  10. Business 2020 workshop being presented by Pietermaritzburg Chamber of BusinessRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | PR Log

    PRLog - Feb. 28, 2015 - PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa -- Business 2020 Where will your business be in 2020? Will your existing business model still be viable? How will you fund it? You will find answers to these and other key questions at one of two, one-day, workshops being presented by the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business on 24 and 25 March. The workshop on the 24th is for start-up businesses - businesses that are still to be born or that have been in existence for three years or less.

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  11. .com | Man gets life for killing grandmother, girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | News24

    The KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg handed a life sentence to a man convicted of killing his grandmother and girlfriend, the NPA said on Friday. Sakhile Khoza, 29, got a life sentence for the murder of his girlfriend, 15 years for the murder of his grandmother, and a year for the attempted murder of his mother, National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Velekhaya Mgobhozi said.

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  12. Life term killing girlfriend, grannyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Iol.co.za

    The Pietermaritzburg High Court handed a life sentence to a man convicted of killing his grandmother and girlfriend, the NPA said on Friday. Sakhile Khoza, 29, got a life sentence for the murder of his girlfriend, 15 years for the murder of his grandmother, and a year for the attempted murder of his mother, National Prosecuting Authority spokesman Velekhaya Mgobhozi said.

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  13. Teacher who punched pupil off the hookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Iol.co.za

    A Pietermaritzburg teacher is convicted of assaulting a pupil again in the next five years, he will go to jail for four years. Raveer Sinanin, 33, was given a suspended sentence by the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court on Thursday for punching and kicking a 13-year-old pupil at Heather Secondary School in September 2012.

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  14. Fetch spirits from Nigeria - King ZwelithiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Iol.co.za

    Families of the 82 South Africans who died while attending Pastor T B Joshua's The Synagogue, Church of all Nations in Nigeria should not be "confused by being born again" and should collect the spirits of their loved ones from the foreign land, King Goodwill Zwelithini said on Thursday. The king said that although he was a strong believer in Christianity, African cultures should not be abandoned because they were a gift from God.

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  15. Oribi Village murders spark panicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Iol.co.za

    The murder of an elderly couple in Pietermaritzburg's Oribi Village early on Thursday - in an incident allegedly related to "house grabs" - has caused panic and fear among residents. Susanna Lawson's body had also been burnt.

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  16. City Lodge Hotel: A Road Lodge in the pipelineRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Iol.co.za

    THE CITY Lodge Hotel Group would start developing the 90-room Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg early next month, it said yesterday. The hotel is scheduled to open for business in November and will cost about R45 million to develop, including land, building, furniture and fittings.

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  17. 'Who would torture, kill a child?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Iol.co.za

    "It is too painful for me, to imagine what she went through. I am trying to come to terms with everything, but I want to know why this happened.

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  18. Disbarred lawyer in R800k theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Iol.co.za

    Former prominent Pietermaritzburg attorney, Sundeep Singh, who was disbarred following allegations of theft of over R800 000, appeared briefly in the city's magistrate's court on Wednesday, when his case was transferred to the regional court for trial. Singh was struck off the roll of attorneys in April last year following an allegation by a client, local widow Radha Govender, that he stole R876 736 - money she was due to receive from the Road Accident Fund following her husband's death.

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  19. Judges disagree over rapist's jail termRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Iol.co.za

    This was the opinion of two KwaZulu-Natal high court judges, dealing with an appeal involving sentencing in a rape case, who chose to disagree with a senior judge's view on sentencing. The appeal court judges, Gregory Kruger, Rashid Vahed and Mahendra Chetty, sitting in the Pietermaritzburg High Court, were dealing with the case of rape convict Celimphilo Zondo.

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  20. .com | Nkandla details could put Zuma at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News24

    Disclosure of Nkandla security structures, sought by architect Minenhle Makhanya, could put President Jacob Zuma in danger, according to papers before the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday. Such disclosure would reveal "highly sensitive measures which would put the lives of president Zuma and his family in jeopardy", director general of the national public works department, Mziwonke Dlabantu, says in the papers.

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