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2 hrs ago | Cycling News

Absalon mulls over retirement decision

Julien Absalon of BMC MTB Racing punches the air after claiming victory in the elite men's cross country in Pietermaritzburg Julien Absalon claimed the 27th World Cup win of his career on Sunday in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Killer admits payment for NFP 'hit'

A convicted murderer has testified that he was paid by the former deputy mayor of uMzinyathi District Municipality to drive two hitmen hired to kill a fellow National Freedom Party member.

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Radebe: 'Vote no' campaign absurd

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe on Wednesday criticised a "vote no" campaign by some ANC stalwarts, saying the move undermines the sacrifices made by opponents of apartheid.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Planted evidence claim in murder trial

A former dog unit policeman and an SANDF soldier have been described in court as dishonest and accused of planting evidence to bolster their claim that they were acting in self-defence when they shot an unarmed man.

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Cops in full force at ATM bombing trial

Heavily armed police escorted 10 men, suspected to be part of a syndicate that orchestrated ATM bombings and robberies across KwaZulu-Natal, to the Pietermaritzburg High Court court on Monday.

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LRC to make submissions on intermediaries

Johannesburg - The Legal Resource Centre will be making oral submissions to the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday in a sexual assault case against businessman Stewart Hewitt.

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Pupils save gran, pets from burning house

News24 has launched the latest update to their Elections 2014 platform - comprehensive interactive election results maps that work across all web and mobile devices.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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2 killed as bakkie plunges down embankment

News24 has launched the latest update to their Elections 2014 platform - comprehensive interactive election results maps that work across all web and mobile devices.

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Warning over theft of dogs

Dog owners in KwaZulu-Natal have been urged to lock their gates as dogs are again disappearing, possibly stolen for use in dog fighting rings in the province and across the border.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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Four stabbed on school bus

Four pupils have been stabbed in a fight on a school bus in Cedara, outside Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Saturday.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Cycling News

Neff back to reignite Pietermaritzburg fire

Current Under 23 women's Cross Country World Champion and Liv Pro Racing Team rider Jolande Neff returns to Pietermaritzburg for the second time in a... Having romped to a convincing win in the under 23 women's cross country at the 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, Swiss golden girl Jolanda Neff will be aiming to ... (more)

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KZN wife killer's terminally ill son dies

The terminally-ill child whose jailed father was granted permission to see him by a High Court, died in a Pietermaritzburg Hospital on Tuesday.

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Street children a hidden epidemic

They are at almost every robot, every intersection of Pietermaritzburg dressed in filthy rags, eyes glazed over and desperate for money.

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'Bankable projects' need funding

KwaZulu-Natal is aiming to secure at least half a billion rand in investment for new business ventures and development projects through the KZN Funding Fair which opened in Durban yesterday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Court halts pupil feeding deals

Contracts awarded by the Department of Education for the school nutrition programme at several KwaZulu-Natal schools were nullified in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday.

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Nkandla articles 'white people's lies'

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has described articles about President Jacob Zuma and his Nkandla homestead as "white people's lies", the SABC reported on Wednesday.

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SA to get new number plates

Concerns have been expressed about a possible waste of time and resources while confusion reigns if proposals to change number plates across the country are adopted.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

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Epic adventure leading into World Cup for Hermida

Jose Hermida Ramos of the Multivan Merida Biking Team had to complete the final three stages of the 2014 Cape Epic by himself after partner Rudi van... Having been a lone finisher at the end of the 2014 Cape Epic , Spanish star Jos Hermida experienced it all during the eight-stage race in the Western Cape.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

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Hannahs eager to impress at Pietermaritzburg World Cup

Having won there in 2012, Hutchinson UR Team rider Tracey Hannah, will look to replicate the feat when she returns to the Cascades MTB Park for the... Having tasted success at the Cascades MTB Park previously, Australian downhill star siblings Mick and Tracey Hannah are hoping to make history and become to first siblings to win the men's and the ... (more)

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No Pietermaritzburg World Cup for Kulhavy

Instead of flying to Pietermaritzburg, South Africa for round one of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, Olympic Champion Jaroslav Kulhavy was home in bed with the flu on Monday.

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