Two Virginia Beach fishermen drown in freak accident


Two fishermen have drowned in a freak accident at Virginia Beach, north of Durban this afternoon. Marshall Security received several calls from members of the public shortly before 14h00 for assistance and our special operations team members as well as Netcare911 were immediately dispatched. Marshall Security wrote on their Facebook ...

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Paraglider crash lands, escapes injury


A paraglider crash landed from a height of about 40 meters in Wilderness, George area, earlier today. ER24 and other services attended to the incident. They hiked to where the man was spotted and walked him back down. Upon assessment it was found that he was lucky to escape injury. ...

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Durban to honour struggle hero Ramgobin


Anti-apartheid activist Mewa Ramgobin will be laid to rest on Sunday. It was announced by President Jacob Zuma on Friday that he would receive a provincial funeral. The national flag at all flag stations in KwaZulu-Natal will be flown at half mast. Zuma extended his condolences on the passing of ...

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Metro police blocking city traffic lanes


IF YOU are caught double parking on a road in central Durban, chances are you will be fined. But it seems that for streets near city hall this has been an exception – and drivers in rush-hour traffic are not happy. They want the Metro police to stop restricting lanes ...

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Man knocked over by bakkie in Hillcrest


A man was injured after being knocked over by a bakkie at Inanda and Old Main roads in Hillcrest earlier today. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found the man lying on an island on the roadway. Upon assessment it was found that he sustained moderate injuries. The man believed ...

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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash


An unidentified man has been killed after being knocked down on the south bound lane of the R102 in Mount Edgecombe a short while ago. Members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the scene after receiving several calls from passing motorists reporting the incident. Upon arrival several ambulance ...

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Dolphin dream comes true for terminally ill PE boy


A 7-year-old boy with terminal cancer was able to fulfil his long-held dream of touching and feeding a dolphin, despite medical challenges along the way. On Thursday, Mohamed’s dream came true thanks to the Little Fighters Cancer Trust and sponsors. The boy made the trip to Durban, where the special ...

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Jockey held after woman is pummelled to death


The horseracing fraternity was left reeling with shock this week following the brutal death of Shongweni resident Janet Scott, 54, early last Saturday morning. The Scott family is known in racing circles. Scott’s brother, Rob Scott, is a director of the Racing Association and head of horseracing television channel Tellytrack ...

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