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22 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Honesty pays off for car guard

A KwaZulu-Natal car guard simply returned the money to its owner and attracted the attention of more than 20 potential employers in the process.

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Porn suspect has previous conviction

The Durban teacher who has been arrested for allegedly making porn movies with boys was convicted in 2003 for incidents of indecent assault that happened more than 20 years ago, while he was teaching at another school in greater Durban.

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Stabbing suspect to be observed

The man accused of fatally stabbing his wife in Bryanston, Johannesburg, will undergo mental observation, the Randburg Magistrate's Court heard on Friday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Durban teacher held for child porn

A prominent Durban drama teacher who has taught at a string of top KwaZulu-Natal high schools - and directed or performed in numerous drama productions - has been arrested for sexual abuse and possession of child pornography.

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Girl attacked after matric dance

Police and the KwaZulu-Natal community safety department are investigating a video of an alleged gang-rape of a high school girl after a matric dance, the department said on Wednesday.

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Zukerman spearheads JPO rescue

Pinchas Zukerman's international career as a violinist, violist and conductor is thriving.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Nkandla architect to oppose suit

The principal architect involved in the massive "security upgrades" at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, who is being sued by a state entity for more than R155 million, has filed a notice to oppose the civil claim.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Zuma's architect files notice to defend R155m civil claim

Minenhle Makhanya has filed a notice to defend civil claim, which was instituted against him last week by the Special Investigating Unit.

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King unfazed by land claimants

King Goodwill Zwelithini will not be "deterred or rushed" as he prepares to lodge South Africa's biggest land claim.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Zuma's Nkandla architect fights back

President Jacob Zuma's personal architect is expected to serve notice in the Pietermaritzburg High Court to oppose a R155-million civil claim.

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Guptagate official rewarded

The diplomat who was turned into a fall guy in the Guptagate scandal has been rewarded with a diplomatic posting to a key European country.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

News24

.com | Man killed in KZN crash

A man was killed and three other people were injured when a bakkie overturned on a dirt road in Taylor's Halt, Pietermaritzburg on Saturday, paramedics said.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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Teachers picket over problem pupils

Teachers at a primary school in Pietermaritzburg downed tools and picketed on the pavement outside the school on Thursday in a desperate attempt to draw the Education Department's attention to a growing discipline problem at the school.

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Farmer's killer gets 22 years

The 21-year-old man found guilty of murdering farm manager Ian Fellowes in Underberg has been sentenced to 22 years in jail.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Zuma springs Nkandla surprise

President Jacob Zuma on Thursday unexpectedly and curiously released his report to Parliament - which is in recess this week - stating that Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko, who was appointed by Zuma and serves at his pleasure, must determine whether the president is personally liable to repay any money spent on Nkandla.

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Axe MECs over fatal fitness test: DA

The party's call followed revelations that the KwaZulu-Natal transport department did not abide by regulations during a recruitment process for traffic police that resulted in the deaths of eight people.

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Upset over king's 8th palace plans

King Goodwill Zwelithini's plans to build his eighth palace near Ulundi has upset local families who believe the land he has earmarked used to belong to their forefathers.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Architect targeted for Nkandla losses

State investigators have launched a court application claiming more than R155 million in damages from the architect involved in the R246m "security upgrade" at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

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KZN murder suspect to 'come clean'

The man on trial for murdering Ian Fellows, a 74-year-old farmer in Underberg, intends changing his plea to guilty in the Pietermaritzburg High Court after he was implicated in evidence given by his brother on Monday.

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KZN premier rapped on focus

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has been accused of focusing on ANC issues instead of attending meetings at the legislature and delivering services.

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