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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.
Elderly couple assaulted and robbed
Pietermaritzburg police are trying to trace a gang of men who brutally assaulted and then robbed an elderly couple in Hilton on Monday night.
Road to Nkandla cost taxpayers R290m
A 32km-long stretch of single-lane road linking President Jacob Zuma's hometown of Nkandla and the neighbouring town of Kranskop cost taxpayers a whopping R290 million.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Accused wife pointed out body: witness
This was the evidence of Warrant Officer Musa Ndlela at the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Monday when the Griffiths trial resumed.
KZN stokvel members robbed
Four men have been robbed of their stokvel money outside a bank in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Tuesday.
Two charges against Zuma dropped
Magistrate Reard Abrahams ruled in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court on Tuesday that Zuma will not face charges of driving under the influence or defeating the ends of justice.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Researchers find plastic in fish guts
Nearly 70 percent of small fish collected from Durban Harbour and nearby river estuaries have fragments of plastic in their guts.
Gandhi's 'great march' commemorated
Given their diametrically opposed views, how is it possible that unanimity was achieved by the DA on its stance on economic redress? asks Kameel Premhid .
Sat Nov 30, 2013
13:49: Fugitive unmasked by his former pupil
A man wanted for an alleged 1.5m swindle in South Africa has been unmasked as a fugitive by a former pupil at a British school where he taught.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Matrics jailed for 'party money' killing
Three Grade 12 school pupils who admitted to fatally stabbing a man to supplement their items for a school function were jailed for in effect 22 years each by the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Friday.