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iol.co.za
Blind woman sues hospital for R10mDurban - A former Durban teacher is suing the KwaZulu-Natal Health department f
Blind woman sues hospital for R10m
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Durban - A former Durban teacher is suing the KwaZulu-Natal Health department for almost R10 million for the negligence of RK Khan Hospital staff who failed to diagnose and treat a brain tumour which has led to her becoming blind. Andreana van... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Battle lines drawn over eThekwini landThe KwaZulu-Natal department of human settlements and public works this week sa
Battle lines drawn over eThekwini land
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
The KwaZulu-Natal department of human settlements and public works this week said it would forge ahead with plans to establish its own land invasion control unit. This follows a Durban high court ruling that forces the departments and the eThekwini... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Court victory vindicates shack dwellers' rightsThere’s a timelessness to the words spoken by Angel Duma on 5 March 2013, momen
Court victory vindicates shack dwellers' rights
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
There’s a timelessness to the words spoken by Angel Duma on 5 March 2013, moments before they were translated from isiZulu and captured by her lawyers in an affidavit. A rendition of that verse could easily have been uttered by forty-four year old... Read more
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iol.co.za
MEC sounds alarm on land invasionsINDEPENDENT MEDIAHuman Settlements MEC Ravi Pillay said the new court ruling wo
MEC sounds alarm on land invasions
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAHuman Settlements MEC Ravi Pillay said the new court ruling would hamper the governments housing programme for the poor and have wide-reaching consequences for service delivery across South Africa. Photo: Supplied Durban -... Read more
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iol.co.za
UKZN goes after ‘defamatory’ e-mailerDurban - The University of KwaZulu-Natal wants to bring legal action against a
UKZN goes after ‘defamatory’ e-mailer
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Durban - The University of KwaZulu-Natal wants to bring legal action against a person who has made serious allegations about the institution’s finances and leaked a confidential report in an e-mail to the Science and Technology ministry. The e-mail... Read more
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iol.co.za
Abrahams shrugs off NPA shuffle criticismPRETORIA NEWSNewly-appointed National Prosecuting Authority boss Shaun Abrahams
Abrahams shrugs off NPA shuffle criticism
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
PRETORIA NEWSNewly-appointed National Prosecuting Authority boss Shaun Abrahams. Photo: Oupa Mokoena Durban - The decision to shuffle the top echelons of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has been met with shock and scepticism by some staff... Read more
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iol.co.za
Evicting ‘land invaders’ unconstitutional.INDEPENDENT MEDIAAbahlali baseMjondolo Movement South Africa protesting outside
Evicting ‘land invaders’ unconstitutional.
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAAbahlali baseMjondolo Movement South Africa protesting outside the Constitutional Court. Photo: Ziphozonke Lushaba Durban - A “blanket” court order which empowered police and city officials to evict “land invaders” and destroy their... Read more
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Eye Witness News
NPA's Nomgcobo Jiba hits backOPINION: Stephen Grootes analyses Nomgcobo Jiba’s side of the story. We have
NPA's Nomgcobo Jiba hits back
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
OPINION: Stephen Grootes analyses Nomgcobo Jiba’s side of the story. We have stated before, several times in fact, that one of the problems with reporting on the entire story around the NPA was that we only had one... Read more
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iol.co.za
Currie Road developers ordered to payDAILY NEWSSerengeti Rise Industries lawyer Chris de Beer, in the suit, was at 3
Currie Road developers ordered to pay
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
DAILY NEWSSerengeti Rise Industries lawyer Chris de Beer, in the suit, was at 317 Currie Road on Durbans Berea for a stock take on scaffolding, the subject of court action with a contractor. Photo: Marilyn Bernard Durban - A Durban High Court judge... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Other Side of the Story - As Accusations Fly, Nomgcobo Jiba Hits BackDeputy National Prosecuting Authority boss Nomgcobo Jiba (file photo). On Wedn
The Other Side of the Story - As Accusations Fly, Nomgcobo Jiba Hits Back
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Deputy National Prosecuting Authority boss Nomgcobo Jiba (file photo). On Wednesday deputy National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba finally spoke in public about the controversies that have been swirling around her. The last... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The other side of the story: As accusations fly, Nomgcobo Jiba hits backWe have stated before, several times in fact, that one of the problems with rep
The other side of the story: As accusations fly, Nomgcobo Jiba hits back
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
We have stated before, several times in fact, that one of the problems with reporting on the entire story around the NPA was that we only had one version of events. Starting with the Supreme Court of Appeal's finding that criticised deputy NPA head... Read more
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iol.co.za
Commuters hit as buses run out of fuelDurban - Tens of thousands of commuters using Durban Transport buses were left
Commuters hit as buses run out of fuel
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Durban - Tens of thousands of commuters using Durban Transport buses were left stranded in various parts of the city on Tuesday as privately run municipal buses ran out of fuel. John Wilkinson, general manager at Tansnat Durban, the private company... Read more
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Eye Witness News
While not completely out of trouble, Jiba's future looks bright againOPINION: Nomgcobo Jiba,Jacob Zumaled government,Nomgcobo Jiba investigation,J
While not completely out of trouble, Jiba's future looks bright again
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
OPINION: Nomgcobo Jiba,Jacob Zumaled government,Nomgcobo Jiba investigation,Jacob Zuma supporters,Jiba charges formally withdrawn Stephen Grootes argues that Nomgcobo Jiba's new... Read more
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iol.co.za
I feel vindicated - JibaINDEPENDENT MEDIAFraud and perjury charges against the NPA's DDPP Nomgcobo Jiba
I feel vindicated - Jiba
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAFraud and perjury charges against the NPA's DDPP Nomgcobo Jiba have been withdrawn in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria. File picture: Thobile Mathonsi Pretoria - The National Prosecuting Authority deputy director... Read more
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10d
Mail & Guardian
NPA boss reshuffles top leadershipNewly-appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams
NPA boss reshuffles top leadership
Mail & Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
Newly-appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams announced on Tuesday that he had reshuffled the top echelons of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). “You recall that I have stated on numerous occasions that it... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why the NPA dropped Jiba casePretoria - The decision to withdraw charges against NPA deputy director of publ
Why the NPA dropped Jiba case
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Pretoria - The decision to withdraw charges against NPA deputy director of public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba was legally sound, newly appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams said on Tuesday. “Late yesterday (Monday)... Read more
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Daily Maverick
While not completely out of trouble, Nomgcobo Jiba's future looks bright againOn Tuesday, relatively new National Director of Public Prosecutions Advocate Sh
While not completely out of trouble, Nomgcobo Jiba's future looks bright again
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
On Tuesday, relatively new National Director of Public Prosecutions Advocate Shaun Abrahams held what was described by the National Prosecuting Authority's (NPA’s) head of communications as an "impromptu" press conference. Once the NPA's auditorium... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
NPA Jiba jabber puzzlesNational Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams announced the decision on th
NPA Jiba jabber puzzles
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams announced the decision on the eve of Jiba's trial, which was scheduled to have started today in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria. He maintained the decision was legally sound. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Jiba still facing disbarmentINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe NPAs decision to drop charges against Nomgcobo Jiba will n
Jiba still facing disbarment
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe NPAs decision to drop charges against Nomgcobo Jiba will not impact on the application to have her struck from the roll. File picture: Thobile Mathonsi Durban - The National Prosecuting Authority’s decision to drop fraud and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Jiba disbarment application still onINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe NPAs decision to drop charges against Nomgcobo Jiba will n
Jiba disbarment application still on
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe NPAs decision to drop charges against Nomgcobo Jiba will not impact on the application to have her struck from the roll. File picture: Thobile Mathonsi Durban - The National Prosecuting Authority’s decision to drop fraud and... Read more
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iol.co.za
NPA gives reasons for dropping Jiba casePretoria - The decision to withdraw charges against NPA deputy director of publ
NPA gives reasons for dropping Jiba case
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Pretoria - The decision to withdraw charges against NPA deputy director of public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba was legally sound, newly appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams said on Tuesday. “Late yesterday (Monday)... Read more
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11d
iol.co.za
NPA leadership reshuffledDoCAdvocate Shaun Abrahams, the National Director of Public Prosecutions, has r
NPA leadership reshuffled
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
DoCAdvocate Shaun Abrahams, the National Director of Public Prosecutions, has reshuffled the leadership of the National Prosecuting Authority. Pretoria - Newly-appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams announced on... Read more
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The New Age
Dropped charges won’t impact Jiba disbarment applicationThe National Prosecuting Authority’s decision to drop fraud and perjury charges
Dropped charges won’t impact Jiba disbarment application
The New Age / Posted 11 days ago
The National Prosecuting Authority’s decision to drop fraud and perjury charges against its deputy director of public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba would have no impact on the application to have her struck from the roll of advocates. On Tuesday Bar... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
NPA will not prosecute Jiba: AbrahamsNational Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams announced on Tuesday th
NPA will not prosecute Jiba: Abrahams
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams announced on Tuesday that charges against Jiba‚ whose trial was due to start tomorrow‚ would be withdrawn as there were no prospects of successful prosecution. He told reporters in Pretoria... Read more
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11d
The New Age
NPA to withdraw charges against Jiba in courtNewly appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams announc
NPA to withdraw charges against Jiba in court
The New Age / Posted 11 days ago
Newly appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams announced on Tuesday that a decision has been taken to discontinue the prosecution of deputy director of public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba. The National Prosecuting Authority... Read more
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11d
Mail & Guardian
NPA to withdraw charges against JibaNewly appointed national director of public prosecutions Shaun Abrahams announc
NPA to withdraw charges against Jiba
Mail & Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Newly appointed national director of public prosecutions Shaun Abrahams announced on Tuesday that a decision had been taken to discontinue the prosecution of deputy director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba. The National Prosecuting Authority... Read more
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iol.co.za
NPA to withdraw charges against JibaINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe NPA has decided to withdraw fraud and perjury charges agai
NPA to withdraw charges against Jiba
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe NPA has decided to withdraw fraud and perjury charges against Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba. File picture: Thobile Mathonsi Pretoria - National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams announced on... Read more
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11d
iol.co.za
NPA to hold presser on high-profile casesINDEPENDENT MEDIADeputy Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba is set to
NPA to hold presser on high-profile cases
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIADeputy Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba is set to go on trial on Wednesday for alleged fraud and perjury. Durban - The National Prosecuting Authority is set to hold a press conference on Tuesday to discuss high-profile... Read more
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iol.co.za
Booysen goes for top Hawks jobTHE MERCURYKZN Hawks head Johan Booysen has applied and been shortlisted for th
Booysen goes for top Hawks job
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
THE MERCURYKZN Hawks head Johan Booysen has applied and been shortlisted for the national head of the unit. Picture: Jacques Naude Durban - KwaZulu-Natal Hawks head Johan Booysen – who has served summons in a R10.5 million lawsuit against the police... Read more
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The New Age
NPA to hold press conference on high profile casesThe National Prosecuting Authority is set to hold a press conference on Tuesday
NPA to hold press conference on high profile cases
The New Age / Posted 11 days ago
The National Prosecuting Authority is set to hold a press conference on Tuesday to discuss high profile cases. NPA spokesman Luvuyo Mfaku said that while he could not divulge what would be said, the NPA would speak about cases “that have attracted... Read more
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iol.co.za
SAPS mum on Hawks boss BooysenINDEPENDENT MEDIAMajor-General Johan Booysens lawyer, Carl van der Merwe, confi
SAPS mum on Hawks boss Booysen
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAMajor-General Johan Booysens lawyer, Carl van der Merwe, confirmed that his client had been served with a contemplated notice for suspension. Photo: Jacques Naude Durban – Police on Monday were not able to confirm if they had opened... Read more
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The New Age
Police cannot confirm criminal proceedings against KZN Hawks bossPolice on Monday were not able to confirm if they had opened a criminal case ag
Police cannot confirm criminal proceedings against KZN Hawks boss
The New Age / Posted 12 days ago
Police on Monday were not able to confirm if they had opened a criminal case against the KwaZulu-Natal head of the Hawks, who is facing disciplinary processes over allegations of fraud. Major-General Johan Booysen was expected by 5pm on Monday to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Panday still trying to evict relativeINDEPENDENT MEDIAThoshan Panday is back in court over the matter of a 'distant'
Panday still trying to evict relative
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThoshan Panday is back in court over the matter of a 'distant' relative who wont leave a flat that he owns. Photo: Supplied Durban - Controversial Durban businessman, Thoshan Panday, was back in court in a bid to kick a “distant... Read more
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iol.co.za
Court rules on school transfer bunglesxc.huDurban High Court Judge, Rashid Vahed, ruled on Friday that Elaine Sookde
Court rules on school transfer bungle
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
sxc.huDurban High Court Judge, Rashid Vahed, ruled on Friday that Elaine Sookdeo ought to have made the proper enquiries with the Department of Education before resorting to legal action. Photo: File Durban - A court application lodged by a... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Agent sexually assaults students’INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe case against 27 police officers facing racketeering, murde
‘Agent sexually assaults students’
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe case against 27 police officers facing racketeering, murder and robbery charges was postponed in the Durban High Court on Friday. Photo: File A man who posed as a modelling agent duped two female UCT students into believing they... Read more
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iol.co.za
New evidence may link top cop to murdersPolice are allegedly in possession of new evidence - described as “explosive vi
New evidence may link top cop to murders
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Police are allegedly in possession of new evidence - described as “explosive video footage and pictures” - allegedly showing KwaZulu-Natal provincial head Major-General Johan Booysen and the controversial Cato Manor Serious and Violent Crimes Unit... Read more
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iol.co.za
Family feud over Raj’s millions continuesINDEPENDENT MEDIANearly four years after Minority Front leader Amichand Rajbans
Family feud over Raj’s millions continues
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIANearly four years after Minority Front leader Amichand Rajbansis death, his family are still at loggerheads over his assets. Durban - Nearly four years after Minority Front leader Amichand Rajbansi’s death, his family are still at... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cato Manor cops’ case postponedINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe case against 27 police officers facing racketeering, murde
Cato Manor cops’ case postponed
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe case against 27 police officers facing racketeering, murder and robbery charges was postponed in the Durban High Court on Friday. Photo: File Durban - The case against 27 police officers facing racketeering, murder and robbery... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hawks head probed for fraudINDEPENDENT MEDIAMajor-General Johan Booysens lawyer, Carl van der Merwe, confi
Hawks head probed for fraud
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAMajor-General Johan Booysens lawyer, Carl van der Merwe, confirmed that his client had been served with a contemplated notice for suspension. Photo: Jacques Naude Durban - The head of the Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal is being investigated... Read more
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iol.co.za
KZN Hawks boss faces fraud probeINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe head of the Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal, Major-General Johan Bo
KZN Hawks boss faces fraud probe
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe head of the Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal, Major-General Johan Booysen, is being investigated for alleged fraud. Durban - The head of the Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal is being investigated for alleged fraud. Major-General Johan Booysen’s... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
KZN Hawks head back in the firing lineKwaZulu-Natal Hawks head Johan Booysen is in the firing line yet again, facing
KZN Hawks head back in the firing line
Mail & Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
KwaZulu-Natal Hawks head Johan Booysen is in the firing line yet again, facing suspension from his post. It is understood that police management served Booysen, who has in the past successfully rebuffed efforts to run him out of office, with a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Legal tussle over DBN ‘bad building’INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe old Tong Lok building in Mahatma Gandhi Road. Photo: Shell
Legal tussle over DBN ‘bad building’
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe old Tong Lok building in Mahatma Gandhi Road. Photo: Shelley Kjonstad Durban - Conditions at Tong Lok - labelled Durban’s worst “bad building” - are again in the spotlight with fresh efforts to appoint an administrator to step... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
DA will demand answers if Jiba charges droppedDA MP Glynnis Breytenbach said that if newly appointed National Director of Pub
DA will demand answers if Jiba charges dropped
Mail & Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach said that if newly appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams dropped fraud and perjury charges against his deputy Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba as was reported in the weekend media, she would demand that he... Read more
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The New Age
NDPP to be questioned if he drops Jiba charges, says DAThe Democratic Alliance on Monday warned that it would ask Parliament’s justice
NDPP to be questioned if he drops Jiba charges, says DA
The New Age / Posted 19 days ago
The Democratic Alliance on Monday warned that it would ask Parliament’s justice and correctional services portfolio committee to haul the newly appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams. Before it if he drops charges against... Read more
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iol.co.za
The death of an industrial dreamDurban - ChemSpec’s collapse brings to an end the proud legacy of a brilliant i
The death of an industrial dream
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Durban - ChemSpec’s collapse brings to an end the proud legacy of a brilliant inventor and businessman. It has been 58 years since industrial chemist Peter Dykins founded Chemical Specialities (ChemSpec), a company producing textile chemicals and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Chemspec workers’ black FridayINDEPENDENT MEDIARetrenched employees, Muzi Mgenge, left, ANC ward 16 committee
Chemspec workers’ black Friday
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIARetrenched employees, Muzi Mgenge, left, ANC ward 16 committee member, Simphiwe Mzimela, and Sibusiso Sibiya share their plight after Chemspec was provisionally liquidated this week. Picture: Sibusiso Ndlovu Durban - There is little... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Abahlali baseMjondolo Women’s League Statement - Women’s DaySunday, 9 August 2015, 10:41 amPress Release: Abahlali baseMjondoloAbahlali bas
Abahlali baseMjondolo Women’s League Statement - Women’s Day
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
Sunday, 9 August 2015, 10:41 amPress Release: Abahlali baseMjondoloAbahlali baseMjondolo Women’s League Statement on Women’s DayThe Abahlali Women's League will be honouring the power of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
KZN taxi association denies role in killingIn court papers, the Sonke Long Distance Taxi Association, which is involved in
KZN taxi association denies role in killing
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 22 days ago
In court papers, the Sonke Long Distance Taxi Association, which is involved in a feud with the Zamokuhle Long Distance Association over routes between Durban and the KwaZulu-Natal south coast, said the slain taxi boss had been on their side, despite... Read more
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The New Age
It’s curtains for Chemspec as business rescuers see no way to save itThe curtain came down on specialty paint manufacturer Chemspec after the Durban
It’s curtains for Chemspec as business rescuers see no way to save it
The New Age / Posted 23 days ago
The curtain came down on specialty paint manufacturer Chemspec after the Durban High Court granted an order to have the listed company provisionally liquidated on Wednesday. The company, which has been in trouble ever since its controversial chief... Read more
23d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Officials face wrath of BereaRepresenting Durban's Berea residents, advocate Tayob Aboobaker yesterday said:
Officials face wrath of Berea
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
Representing Durban's Berea residents, advocate Tayob Aboobaker yesterday said: "We are contemplating a class action holding municipal officials liable for every questionable decision that may have been taken in the past relating to town... Read more
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