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Middelburg’s dumbest thief locked himself in an unsuspecting victims car in SADC Street on Wednesday afternoon whilst trying to steal the car. The thief got access to the car via a remote jamming device but to his surprise, as soon as he opened the car door, jumped inside and closed the door behind him, all […]

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Police officer gunned down in Durban

A female police officer in full uniform has been gunned down by a group of armed men in Durban’s Bonela area. Police say the 39-year-old had been waiting for transport near the intersection of Bonela Road and Eskotene Grove when the four men approached her and opened fire at about 6am today. Spokesperson, Thembeka Mbhele […]

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Phoenix man shot dead during hijacking

A Phoenix man has been shot dead during a hijacking on Highstone drive, Whetstone, Phoenix earlier on Friday morning. KZN VIP Security and Medical together with SAPS and Metro Police responded to reports of a shooting. On arrival they discovered that an Indian male had been shot in the head. KZN VIP Medics assessed the […]

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Body of toddler recovered in Umlazi after storm

The search for a Durban toddler who was swept away by floods last week has ended with the recovery of the 22-month-old girl’s body by emergency services. Okuhle Kweyama’s body was found on the banks of a river in Umlazi’s E Section this morning. Okuhle disappeared near her creche during Tuesday’s storm. Police say a […]

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Strong winds expected along KZN coast

The SA Weather Service says strong winds are expected in some parts of KwaZulu-Natal today. Forecaster Aslam Sardiwalla says areas along the coast are more likely to experience the windy conditions. “We have a cold front that is currently moving over the southern parts of KwaZulu-Natal. As a result, strong south westerly winds have already […]

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Parents desperate to find missing Durban teen

There’s a frantic search for a special needs Durban school boy who’s been missing for two days. Manqoba Gumede left his Umlazi home on Monday night apparently after becoming upset about something. The parents of the 16-year-old contacted his Durban North school following his disappearance. Manqoba’s principal at Golden Hours Special Needs School, Rowan Hornby […]

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