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Daily Dispatch
Police ready for election dayImbali and Plessislaer outside Pietermaritzburg, Mamadeni and Osizweni near New
Police ready for election day
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Imbali and Plessislaer outside Pietermaritzburg, Mamadeni and Osizweni near Newcastle, Hlobane near Vryheid, Inchanga near Pinetown, hostels in Durban’s Montclair and Umlazi areas, Sundumbili, Harding, Bergville, Howick, Nongoma in Zululand, and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Child rapist sentenced to 15 yearsTHE Pinetown Regional Court sentenced Themba Jali (47), to 15 years imprisonmen
Child rapist sentenced to 15 years
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
THE Pinetown Regional Court sentenced Themba Jali (47), to 15 years imprisonment for rape last week. On 20 March at 6.15pm in Clermont, the mother of the seven-year-old victim was told by neighbours that her daughter had been raped. The accused was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Clermont Rapist to Spend 15 Years ImprisonmentYesterday 21 July 2016, the Pinetown Regional Court convicted and sentenced The
Clermont Rapist to Spend 15 Years Imprisonment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Yesterday 21 July 2016, the Pinetown Regional Court convicted and sentenced Themba Jali (47) to 15 years imprisonment for rape. On 20 March 2016, at approximately 18:15, at Clermont, the mother of the seven-year-old victim was informed by neighbours... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Final push for metros: ANC brings out the big gunsCommission chairperson‚ will campaign in Ntuzuma on Tuesday while Arts and Cult
Final push for metros: ANC brings out the big guns
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Commission chairperson‚ will campaign in Ntuzuma on Tuesday while Arts and Culture Minister Mthethwa’s campaign started in Pinetown with a door-to-door on Monday. Mthethwa will deliver a message of support at a sod-turning ceremony at Adams... Read more
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iafrica.com
Baby born in peak-time trafficknow a woman had gone into labour in a nearby taxi. The paramedics had been at
Baby born in peak-time traffic
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
know a woman had gone into labour in a nearby taxi. The paramedics had been at a service station in St Johns Avenue in Pinetown on Monday morning. The woman had gone into labour in a taxi on the M7, during peak-time traffic. "Paramedics raced... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Baby delivered on freewayNetcare 911 paramedic Chris Botha said the ambulance crew was at a service stat
Baby delivered on freeway
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Netcare 911 paramedic Chris Botha said the ambulance crew was at a service station in St Johns Avenue in Pinetown when a person ran up to them for help as a woman had gone into labour in a taxi that was on the M7. "Paramedics raced to the scene and... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘He had big dreams’(20) of Ndwedwe; Sbongiseni Nxumalo (18) of KwaDukuza; John Shusha (17) of Durb
‘He had big dreams’
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
(20) of Ndwedwe; Sbongiseni Nxumalo (18) of KwaDukuza; John Shusha (17) of Durban; Sfundo Ndlovu (17) of Pietermaritzburg; Ajesh Gangerpasad (9) of Durban; Gabriel Mbambo (11) of Pinetown; Fikisani Chala (8) of Harding; and Sandile Duma (8) of Durb... Read more
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iol.co.za
Child rapist jailed after being caught in the actsaid the police were immediately contacted and the case of rape was registered
Child rapist jailed after being caught in the act
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
said the police were immediately contacted and the case of rape was registered at KwaDabeka police station. “The Pinetown Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit took over the investigation and the culprit was... Read more
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iol.co.za
Busted! Caught red-handed selling stolen carsof suspected stolen property and taken to Hillcrest police station for detentio
Busted! Caught red-handed selling stolen cars
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
of suspected stolen property and taken to Hillcrest police station for detention.” Zwane said the suspect would appear at the Pinetown Magistrates' Court soon to face charges of house robbery and theft of motor vehicles. African News Agency... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suspect Caught Red-Handed Selling Stolen Vehiclesfor possession of suspected stolen property and was taken to Hillcrest police s
Suspect Caught Red-Handed Selling Stolen Vehicles
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
for possession of suspected stolen property and was taken to Hillcrest police station for detention. He will appear at the Pinetown Magistrates' Court soon. The KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bhekinkosi Langa applauded... Read more
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iol.co.za
Man caught red-handed trying to sell stolen carscharged for possession of suspected stolen property and was taken to Hillcrest
Man caught red-handed trying to sell stolen cars
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
charged for possession of suspected stolen property and was taken to Hillcrest police station for detention.” Zwane said the suspect would appear at the Pinetown Magistrates’ Court soon to face charges of house robbery and theft of motor veh... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Team South Africa Named for 2016 Rio ParalympicsShireen Sapiro, Achmat Hassiem, Hendri Herbst and Kevin Paul. Paul, who trains
Team South Africa Named for 2016 Rio Paralympics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Shireen Sapiro, Achmat Hassiem, Hendri Herbst and Kevin Paul. Paul, who trains under national swimming coach Graham Hill in Pinetown, KZN, has been part of the SA Olympic swim squad as he prepares for Rio. Newcomer to the swim squad is... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sascoc announces Paralympic team for RioShireen Sapiro, Achmat Hassiem, Hendri Herbst and Kevin Paul. Paul, who trains
Sascoc announces Paralympic team for Rio
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Shireen Sapiro, Achmat Hassiem, Hendri Herbst and Kevin Paul. Paul, who trains under national swimming coach Graham Hill in Pinetown, KZN, has been part of the SA Olympic swim squad as he prepares for Rio. Newcomer to the swim squad is... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Fields Hill tragedy truck boss in court(Duncan Alfreds, News24) Durban - The owner of the truck which ploughed into a
Fields Hill tragedy truck boss in court
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
(Duncan Alfreds, News24) Durban - The owner of the truck which ploughed into a number of fully laden taxis in Fields Hill, Pinetown, in 2013, leaving 24 people dead, made a brief appearance in the Verulam Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. Gregory... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Durban bridge crash leaves family of 3 dead(Joe Stolley, News24) Durban - Three members of the same family were killed in
Durban bridge crash leaves family of 3 dead
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
(Joe Stolley, News24) Durban - Three members of the same family were killed in a horrific car crash on the N3 near Pinetown on Sunday. Rescuecare spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said that the car carrying the three, a couple and their adult son, had... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Two AWB members arrested for unlicensed weaponsammunition‚ wrapped in a plastic and hidden inside a stove. They also found a m
Two AWB members arrested for unlicensed weapons
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
ammunition‚ wrapped in a plastic and hidden inside a stove. They also found a maroon Audi A1 which was reported stolen in Pinetown. “A search at another house in Phumula near Leondale‚ Alberton‚ resulted in the discovery of a .38 revolver with 29... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fugitive ex-lawyer back in dock for rhino poachingmafia. Rampersad, who was struck off the roll in 2008, was arrested after a st
Fugitive ex-lawyer back in dock for rhino poaching
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
mafia. Rampersad, who was struck off the roll in 2008, was arrested after a sting operation and had appeared in the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court in July last year, charged with contravening the National Environmental Bio-diversity Act of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Held for Possession of Unlicensed Firearmsin which there were firearms. "Upon arrival, the officers found three firearms
Two Held for Possession of Unlicensed Firearms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
in which there were firearms. "Upon arrival, the officers found three firearms and 22 live rounds of ammunition wrapped in plastic and hidden inside a stove," the Hawks said. They also found a maroon Audi A1, which was reported stolen in Pine... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wanted Rhino Poacher Re-Arrested in Newlands East, Durbantraced in Newlands East where he was re-arrested while withdrawing cash from AT
Wanted Rhino Poacher Re-Arrested in Newlands East, Durban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
traced in Newlands East where he was re-arrested while withdrawing cash from ATM machine. He is due to appear today in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court facing four counts of illegal rhino hunting, fraud and possession of rhino horns value at R100... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wanted rhino poacher nabbed in DurbanEast where he was re-arrested while withdrawing cash from ATM,” said Zwane. Ra
Wanted rhino poacher nabbed in Durban
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
East where he was re-arrested while withdrawing cash from ATM,” said Zwane. Rampersad was expected to appear in the Pinetown Magistrate Court on Thursday to face four counts including illegal rhino hunting, fraud, and possession of rhino... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Trucking company owner to face criminal charges over horror Fields Hill accidentat high speed through a red traffic light and ploughing into four minibus taxis
Trucking company owner to face criminal charges over horror Fields Hill accident
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 days ago
at high speed through a red traffic light and ploughing into four minibus taxis and a private vehicle near Fields Hill‚ Pinetown‚ near Durban‚ in September 2013. Govender is due back in court on August 12 for the defence team to be provided with... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bizarre political timesder Maas’s diet at a meeting to promote the launch of the country’s ethical gui
Bizarre political times
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
der Maas’s diet at a meeting to promote the launch of the country’s ethical guidelines for scientific research. In nearby Pinetown, a taciturn former truck driver called Zeblon Gwala made a fortune selling a concoction called uBhejane, a bitter,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Suspects Arrested At Pinetown for Business RobberyYesterday, 12 July 2016 at about 17:00, Metro police officers arrested two susp
Two Suspects Arrested At Pinetown for Business Robbery
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Yesterday, 12 July 2016 at about 17:00, Metro police officers arrested two suspects aged 28 and 37 at Pinetown area for business robbery. It is alleged that a cashier was performing her duties at a food outlet when she was confronted by two suspects.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Missing Person Sought By Mpumalanga SAPSwith regard to a missing person, Mtseleni Cele (37) of Mpumalanga Woodglen. He
Missing Person Sought By Mpumalanga SAPS
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
with regard to a missing person, Mtseleni Cele (37) of Mpumalanga Woodglen. He was last seen on the 01 July 2016, going to work at Pinetown at Imvula Security and he never reached his destination. He was wearing a stripped T-shirt and white tro... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tata Steel KZN finally soldhad initially started a non-binding tender process for the sale of the assets.
Tata Steel KZN finally sold
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
had initially started a non-binding tender process for the sale of the assets. The only proposal worth mentioning was from Pinetown-based X Moor Transport for just more than R62 million. That company put up a deposit of R6 million. But the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
The story of Durban's homeless: 'I need a hug and the words of a father'Durban – Like 29% of Durban’s homeless, Sphamandla Zuma is under 25. Zuma was
The story of Durban's homeless: 'I need a hug and the words of a father'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
Durban – Like 29% of Durban’s homeless, Sphamandla Zuma is under 25. Zuma was born near Pinetown, west of Durban. His mother, a domestic worker who had separated from his father, died from TB when he was nine. Sphamandla Zuma now works with the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Durban Liverpool club left to walk aloneskills to boys wanting to enhance their game. But its sudden closure has left m
Durban Liverpool club left to walk alone
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
skills to boys wanting to enhance their game. But its sudden closure has left many parents baffled. Barbara Chapman of Pinetown blamed the management for letting things fall apart. She said most parents were upset because they enrolled their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Year of Living Dangerously On the Streets of Durbanhomeless, Sphamandla Zuma is under 25. He started living on the streets a year
A Year of Living Dangerously On the Streets of Durban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
homeless, Sphamandla Zuma is under 25. He started living on the streets a year ago when he was 19. Zuma was born near Pinetown, west of Durban. His mother, a domestic worker who had separated from his father, died from TB when he was nine... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rapist Sentenced to 12 Years Imprisonmentshe informed them about the incident. The matter was reported to Umsunduzi poli
Rapist Sentenced to 12 Years Imprisonment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
she informed them about the incident. The matter was reported to Umsunduzi police station and the docket was transferred to Pinetown Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit for further investigation and the accused was eventually... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Popular herbalist Muzi Zulu set to manage Zahara's sisters gospel album releaseThe Eastern Cape-born artist was spotted at Zulu's home in Pinetown, near Durba
Popular herbalist Muzi Zulu set to manage Zahara's sisters gospel album release
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 30 days ago
The Eastern Cape-born artist was spotted at Zulu's home in Pinetown, near Durban, accompanied by her three sisters - Lumka, Bandezwa and Nomonde - a day after the SAMA awards were held in Durban this month. Zahara confirmed to Sowetan that they... Read more
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iol.co.za
Westville's secret porn denAnd after a brief stint working there, a 29-year-old Pinetown woman who said sh
Westville's secret porn den
iol.co.za / Posted a month ago
And after a brief stint working there, a 29-year-old Pinetown woman who said she was owed money by the scheme’s operator has come forward to expose it. Chantelle sat down with The Mercury at the weekend to reveal what had really been going on at SA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uncle Convicted and Sentenced to 18 Years ImprisonmentOn Friday, 24 June 2016, the accused (31) was convicted and sentenced to 18 yea
Uncle Convicted and Sentenced to 18 Years Imprisonment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
On Friday, 24 June 2016, the accused (31) was convicted and sentenced to 18 years imprisonment by the Pinetown Regional Court for rape. He was convicted after the court heard how he raped his 7-year-old niece. During December 2013 the victim (7) was... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Speak out against abuse‚ KZN’s top cop urges kidsman being jailed for 18 years for repeatedly raping his young niece. The man w
Speak out against abuse‚ KZN’s top cop urges kids
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 1 months ago
man being jailed for 18 years for repeatedly raping his young niece. The man was convicted and sentenced by the Pinetown Regional Court‚ near Durban‚ on Friday. The seven-year-old girl’s lengthy ordeal began in December 2013 when she... Read more
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iol.co.za
Baby sale fixer’ missing, court hearsThis was the evidence led on Thursday before Pinetown Regional Court magistrate
Baby sale fixer’ missing, court hears
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
This was the evidence led on Thursday before Pinetown Regional Court magistrate Kosi Hadebe in the trial involving Tazley Msweli and Sibongile Ndimande. Both women are accused of duping a mother into believing one of them was a social worker. It is... Read more
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iol.co.za
Baby sold for R2 500 and an air conditionerIt is further alleged that the mother had to go with the women to Pinetown to m
Baby sold for R2 500 and an air conditioner
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
It is further alleged that the mother had to go with the women to Pinetown to meet another social worker who had these items for her. While waiting outside a shop in Pinetown for the second social worker to arrive, the mother’s 2-year-old started... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Learners Warned Ahead of 'Pens Down' Partiespupils were admitted in hospital for treatment after allegedly using these drug
Learners Warned Ahead of 'Pens Down' Parties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
pupils were admitted in hospital for treatment after allegedly using these drugs. A man was also arrested recently in Pinetown for selling these drugs to young people. "Police will be deployed in all recreational parks to monitor and ensure... Read more

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