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25 years for killing lover's child
A jealous Mozambican who killed his lover's seven-year-old son to get even with her, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
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Drug ring members make plea bargain
Pietermaritzburg drug kingpin couple Hoosen and Yasmin Mohamed, along with five drug runners, entered into a plea bargain with the State at the Pietermaritzburg regional court on Thursday.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
KwaZulu-Natal to honour Nelson Mandela
According to the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Senzo Mchunu, more than 50,000 people are expected to attend the memorial service to pay tribute at the provincial memorial service in honour of former President Nelson Mandela.
Man jailed for killing ex-lover's child
A KwaZulu-Natal man was jailed for 25 years by the High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday for strangling his former lover's seven-year-old daughter.
Stop comparing Zuma to Mandela - Cele
ANC national executive committee member Bheki Cele has cautioned against comparing President Jacob Zuma with former president Nelson Mandela , saying the two are from different eras.
Polela fined R30K, hands in rifle
Former Hawks spokesman McIntosh Polela was fined R30 000 and forfeited his hunting rifle after pleading guilty in the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court on Thursday to six counts of illegal hunting.
Life terms for killer insurance cheats
Two women and a man who ran an elaborate scheme, in which they had people killed, falsely identified their bodies and then claimed life insurance and funeral benefits, were sentenced to life imprisonment by the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Wednesday.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Mom rejects killer lover's apology
A Mozambican national has pleaded guilty to murdering his girlfriend's seven-year-old son and then burying his body in their yard.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
SC panel step overzealous: Somnath
Asok Kumar Ganguly with Somnath Chatterjee at the programme in Calcutta High Court on Tuesday.
Man admits killing lover's child
A man confessed in the High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday that he strangled his former lover's seven-year-old daughter.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Charmed by the 'Black Pimpernel'
Buthi Msimang was 17 when Nelson Mandela slipped into a Pietermaritzburg hall in March 1961, to address the all-in conference.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Fitness test deaths probe to cost millions
The commission of inquiry into the deaths of eight applicants for traffic officer jobs is expected to cost about R14.2-million, the Sunday Times reports.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Fire Dog Lake
A Trio of Brothers: Joseph, Mandela, and Lincoln
On hearing of the death of Nelson Mandela, my thoughts immediately went to Tshenuwani Simon Farisani, a clergy acquaintance of mine from South Africa.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
From baby clothes to a future premier, Nelson Mandela touched many Calgarians
Yumba Matipa speaks with reverence about Nelson Mandela on the day of his passing while at a special screening of the movie about Mandela's life, Long Walk To Freedom, Thursday December 5, 2013 at Chinook Centre.
United Methodist Church
Remembering Nelson Mandela: 1918-2013
Bishop Janice Huie escorts Nelson Mandela and his wife, Graca Machel, as Bishop Joao Somane Machado leads the way.
A narrow escape from abduction
A Pietermaritzburg woman who continues to be haunted by her experience of being abducted with the aim of ukuthwala more than 40 years ago says the practice is nothing but a strong violation of women's rights.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Two die in KZN plane crash
Two people died when a light aircraft crashed into a sugarcane field in Richmond, near Pietermaritzburg, paramedics said on Thursday.
Mahatma Gandhi's March Of 1913 Re-Enacted in South Africa
Hundreds of people in South Africa re-enacted the 1913 march led by Mahatma Gandhi against discriminatory laws to commemorate the centenary of the historic event.
KZN to work with police - premier
KwaZulu-Natal will allocate more resources to the police to help fight crime in the province, Premier Senzo Mchunu said on Wednesday.
Murder accused wife's testimony queried
Thenjiwe Ignatia Griffiths, 31, claimed she met pensioner Alan Griffiths, 60, in Pietermaritzburg, but according to an affidavit by him, they met in a Richard's Bay haven for prostitutes.