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30 November 2017 6:27 PM Humpback whale carcass washes up on KZN beach

Durban – A carcass of a humpback whale calf has washed up on KwaDukuza’s Blythedale Beach, north of Durban, paramedic services said on Thursday. The whale, measuring around six metres in length, washed up on the normally quiet beach on Wednesday, IPSS spokesperson Paul Herbst said. Herbst said that a Sharks Board official had said that the whale would 28

27 November 2017 6:54 PM 4 children drown in KZN dam

Durban – Four children drowned in a dam in KwaMbonambi, north coast of KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Monday. The children, aged between 5 and 13, were swimming in Msweli Dam, Colonel Thembeka Mbhele told News24. "Two of them are siblings and judging from their names and ages, police believe they were twins," he said. Mbhele said the Empangeni police's 27

22 November 2017 4:03 AM Woman's body found floating in KZN river

Durban – An inquest docket has been opened after a woman's body was found floating in the Umkomaas river mouth in southern KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday, police said. The 30-year-old woman's body - with a serious head injury - was recovered by paramedics after they were alerted by members of the public, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said. "Paramedics and lifeguards 24

19 November 2017 5:30 PM ALERT: Gauteng, Western Cape and KZN tops list for card fraud

Cape Town - Gauteng, the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal are the hot spots for card fraud in South Africa, according to a report on global fraud activity. It found that 33% of South Africans have been victims of card fraud, a 3% increase from 2014 to 2016. The bulk (85.9%) of South African card fraud takes place in the metropoles of Gauteng, the Western 42

17 November 2017 12:44 PM KZN farmer, 65, fights off bush knife-wielding attacker

Durban – A 65-year-old farmer who fought off a bush knife-wielding attacker is nursing his wounds in hospital following a farm attack on his farm in Paddock, south of KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Friday. Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane said the farmer heard his dog barking at about 22:50 on Thursday night. "He went outside to investigate. As he untied 33

08 November 2017 7:28 PM KZN municipal speaker's bodyguard killed

Pietermaritzburg – A bodyguard of the Msunduzi municipality speaker was shot dead by two suspects on Wednesday morning, KwaZulu-Natal police said. The bodyguard, 30, was travelling in a municipal vehicle in Caluza near Pietermaritzburg when multiple gunshots were fired at him, police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said in a statement. Mbhele said the bodyguard 29

07 November 2017 9:01 PM Twelve schools to receive scholar transport, court rules

Pietermaritzburg – The KwaZulu-Natal departments of education and transport have to provide scholar transport to 12 schools in Nquthu by April 1, 2018. This follows a Pietermaritzburg High Court ruling on Tuesday that pupils must be provided with transport to school so that they don't have to walk long distances. Equal Education spokesperson Mila Kakaza 26

01 November 2017 7:55 PM Death toll rises to 12 in Ladysmith shooting

Durban – A 12th person has died in hospital following Tuesday morning’s deadly shooting in Ladysmith, in the north of KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Wednesday. "We can confirm that the eleventh person died later on Tuesday and the twelfth person died today (Wednesday) in hospital," said KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele 23

01 November 2017 10:49 AM Zakes Bantwini on jazz muso Theo Bophela's death

Zakes Bantwini has joined mourners in paying tribute to late jazz musician, Theo Bophela who died at his home in Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal this week. Theo's death was confirmed by his sons, Scelo and Bongani Bophela in a statement issued by the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) on Tuesday. The star died of a longterm illness on Monday at the age of 86. Speaking 21

30 October 2017 11:45 AM Buthelezi stepping down as IFP leader

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Dr Mangosuthu Buthelezi will step down at the next national elective conference. This is according to the party’s treasurer-general and national executive committee (NEC) member Narend Singh. Singh told News24 on Sunday that during a meeting of about 500 party members, which took place on Sunday in Durban, members were asked 30