25 businesses affected by Durban office blaze

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Twenty-five businesses have been left in the lurch following a fire at one of Durban’s most iconic buildings earlier this week. The blaze, at the 320 West Street building on Wednesday, damaged 5 000 square metres on the 23rd to the 26th floor. On Friday a statement by Urban Lime ...

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Four friends held up by armed men in their Westville home

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Ruaan Liebenberg, Rainier Liebenberg, Ruan Myburg and Jason Glaser-Jasen four young mens were robbed in their uncle's house in Westville while on vaccation
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“I hoped he wasn’t going to do an ‘Oscar’ on us.” That’s what ran through Ruaan Liebenberg’s mind when he and three friends from Vanderbijlpark were held hostage and then locked in a toilet in a Westville home by three armed men at about lunchtime on Thursday. But the men ...

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Dog saved from fire

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At approximately 17:30 on Friday evening, Marshall Security were alerted to a house fire at a residence in Round The Green, in the suburb of Sunningdale, north of Durban. A call was made for the assistance of the Ethekwini Fire and Rescue Services whilst armed reaction officers and Marshall Security ...

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103 year old woman killed in attack

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A 103-year-old woman and a Wits University student were among those killed in suspected stock theft clashes in the Mambuka area just outside Empangeni over the Christmas period. Eight people have been killed in a series of attacks between December 18 and 25 in the area that falls under the ...

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Woman of 103 killed in attack

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– A 103-year-old woman and a Wits University student were among those killed in suspected stock theft clashes in the Mambuka area just outside Empangeni over the Christmas period. Eight people have been killed in a series of attacks between December 18 and 25 in the area that falls under ...

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2017 to kick-off with a series of fuel hikes: Economist

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Why so much? This is the question many people are asking after the Automobile Association warned motorists of impending fuel price hikes in 2017, yesterday. Petrol is expected to increase by 51 cents a litre, diesel by around 40 cents, and illuminating paraffin by 43 cents. Experts say the rand ...

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Man injured in N3 crash

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A man in his 20s has been injured after he lost control of his vehicle and rolled on the N3 North Bound near M13 just after 5am this morning. Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on scene to find a single vehicle extensively damaged. It had rolled before coming to rest on ...

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WATCH: Drug dealers with cops on their payroll

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Journalist Paul McNally reports West Johannesburg drug dealers have weaned police officers onto their payroll with (regular) payments of as little as R50. “By doing that they basically buy police officers over a long-term basis.” McNally is the author of the non-fiction work The Street which exposes a network of cops, bribes ...

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