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  1. Experience count for somethingright?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | RuggaWorld

    The Cell C Sharks made the possible for Marnitz Botha to come back to South Africa and play Super Rugby for the Durban base franchise in 2015. This move has effectively ended Botha's changes to make the England squad for the World Cup.

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  2. 15 died violently on KZN farms in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Iol.co.za

    There were 15 murders and 67 attacks on KwaZulu-Natal farms last year, according to the province's Agricultural Union. This was up from 10 murders and 47 attacks on KZN farms in 2013.

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  3. Missing boy, 6, found mutilatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Iol.co.za

    A KwaZulu-Natal family spent Christmas Day frantically searching for their 6-year-old son, whose body has since been found mutilated. Khanyisani Khumalo of Dumbe, near Paulpietersburg in northern KZN, went missing on December 14 when he accompanied his uncle and other children to look for cattle.

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  4. KZN taxi midwife claim disputedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    The praise showered on a Vryheid woman for delivering a baby in a taxi en route from Joburg might have been misplaced with the real heroes being an elderly woman and young woman who sat next to her. Taxi driver Sibongiseni Mtshali has come forward to dispute the version given by Zonke Ntuli of what happened when Makhosi Ntshangase went into labour.

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  5. Division marks opening of Reconciliation bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    As King Goodwill Zwelithini on Tuesday called for Afrikaners and Zulus to forgive each other and "move on", the Day of Reconciliation at Blood River in KwaZulu-Natal was still marked by division. About 1 000 people attended a commemorative event at the site near Vryheid, where President Jacob Zuma and other dignitaries officially opened a new bridge spanning the river and connecting the Ncome Museum and Blood River Monument.

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  6. Mouritz now a SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | RuggaWorld

    The Cell C Sharks are delighted to announce the signing of English International lock Mouritz Botha, who has signed a two-year contract with the Cell C Sharksby Rugby from a Wheelchair Botha was born in Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal and currently plays for Saracens in the Aviva Premiership. After helping Saracens win the 2011 Aviva Premiership, he made his debut for England off the bench, in their 23-19 victory over Wales ahead of the Rugby World Cup in 2011.

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  7. Steve's case against puppet falls flatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Ventriloquist Conrad Koch s puppet Chester Missing peers out of the court room at Dan Roodt, Steve Hofmeyr s supporter, in the Randburg Magistrate s Court. Picture: Chris Collingridge Johannesburg - Steve Hofmeyr went to court to protect his dignity, but his bid to be protected against a puppet's "obsessional tweeting" against him fell flat on Thursday.

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  8. Vryheid DID have a tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    The South African Weather Services have officially confirmed that the strange weather system seen over Vryheid at the weekend was indeed a tornado. "Unfortunately Vryheid lies somewhat in excess of 200km from the Durban radar, which means SAWS did not have adequate radar coverage that may have been able to tell us something about the structure of the associated parent thunderstorm that spawned it," said Services spokeswoman Hannelee Doubell.

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  9. Large Tornado Rips Through NatalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | WSB-TV

    JenA Erasmus from Vryheid caught footage of this towering twister at Blood River Poort in South Africa earlier this week. She was between Utrecht and her home in Vryheid, in the province of Kwazulu Na

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  10. Vryheid 'twister' raises questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    What started as a regular day for a Ladysmith teen turned into an afternoon of storm chasing, after he was alerted about an unusual funnel-shaped cloud touching ground near his campsite. Nathon Viljoen, 17, a Pionier High School matric pupil, told the Daily News on Monday that he had been at a prefects camp at Goedgeloof Farm near Bloedrivier Poort about 28km from Vryheid where he goes to school.

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  11. TUT students shame KZN: premierRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    The TUT students arrested for their alleged involvement in the stabbing of a fellow student have brought shame upon their home province of KwaZulu-Natal, premier Senzo Mchunu said on Tuesday. "These students have brought shame not only to their parents, but to the province and the people of KwaZulu-Natal as a whole," the premier said in a statement.

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  12. .com | Mchunu: TUT students bring shame to KZNRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | News24

    The TUT students arrested for their alleged involvement in the stabbing of a fellow student have brought shame upon their home province of KwaZulu-Natal, premier Senzo Mchunu said on Tuesday. "These students have brought shame not only to their parents, but to the province and the people of KwaZulu-Natal as a whole," the premier said in a statement.

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  13. Double life terms for couple's killersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Two men convicted of the murder of an elderly couple were handed two life imprisonment sentences each by the Vryheid High Court, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Saturday. "On 24 April, 2012 at approximately 5pm the victims, Thumela Nkosi, 80, and his wife Agnes Nkosi, 75, were at their house at Kwangwanya area, Paulpietersburg when they were attacked by the accused," said Zwane.

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  14. .com | KZN municipality's money stolen in cash heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | News24

    Money belonging to the Abaqulusi local municipality was taken in a brazen cash-in-transit heist staged outside the municipal offices on Friday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

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  15. Robbers flee with municipality's cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Money belonging to the Abaqulusi local municipality was taken in a brazen cash-in-transit heist staged outside the municipal offices on Friday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

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  16. Pretoria HOMEMAKERS Expo a roaring successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Bizcommunity

    The Pretoria HOMEMAKERS Expo, which took place from Thursday, 18 September to Sunday, 21 September, re-launched this past weekend at a brand new Pretoria venue, Parkview Shopping Centre in Pretoria East. With a buzz of activities and exhibitors, the first expo attracted almost 11,000 targeted visitors looking for home improvement ideas and advice.

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  17. KZN council gets the bootRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    The KwaZulu-Natal government has taken a tough stance on the provision of services, sacking the Mooi River Mpofana council over a lack of service delivery and infighting. An administrator, Buhle Ally, will move into the council's offices on September 16 to take over, by which time the councillors five from the ANC , one from the IFP and one from the DA must be out.

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  18. Robber fatally shot after farm invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    A night away in town and the quick thinking of an employee helped save a Vryheid farmer who had his property invaded by an armed gang on Tuesday morning.

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  19. .com | Pongola pastor found locked in car bootRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | News24

    The reaction of South Africa's politicians to the animals' deaths on Thandi Modise's farm leaves much to be desired, writes Kameel Premhid .

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