Man seriously injured after numerous dog bites in Pinetown

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An 82-year-old man was left seriously injured yesterday  when he was attacked by his two dogs at a residence on Cameron Road in Pinetown, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene after they were called by the patients wife. Paramedics found the man seated in his livingroom. Assessments showed ...

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WATCH: Durban Mercedes driver crash lands car on concrete

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The weekend started off on a sour note for a Durban driver who crash-parked her Mercedes C on a concrete bollard on Durban’s beachfront on Friday afternoon. A by-stander said: “I don’t know what happened there but there were a lot of people who were clearly puzzled at the sight ...

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Truck rams into five cars

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FIVE drivers and their passengers escaped death after a truck full of sand lost control on a busy road in Inanda north of Durban. Two fully loaded taxis and three vehicles rear-ended each other after the truck ploughed into them on Wednesday. One of the taxi drivers, Nkosinathi Nxumalo (29), ...

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Truck crashes into Cato Manor home

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Four people have been injured after a truck lost control and crashed into a house off Westmeath Avenue in Cato Manor, Durban today. At about 9:25am Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find that a single truck had left the roadway and crashed into a house. On closer ...

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Durban man tortured, robbed by bogus tilers

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A Westville man was electrically shocked, burnt and beaten when a gang of house robbers, disguised as tilers, held him hostage for a harrowing two hours this week. “They tortured me,” the man – who requested that his identity be withheld – told The Mercury. He is in the process ...

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Emotional goodbye for dog-attack victim

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Ezlin Hannah Naidoo’s smile beamed down from the overhead projection screen as mourners gathered on Wednesday to bid farewell to the little girl who was mauled to death by a dog. Dressed in a colourful Eastern outfit, the photograph of Ezlin on the funeral programme brought tears to the many ...

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‘I want to shield him from all this pain’

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Dan Murugan and Jennet Murugan attending a case of there sister Desiree Murugan who was killed for Muthi.
Picture by: Sibonelo Ngcobo

The family of the Chatsworth woman Desiree Murugan who was beheaded and her head sold to a traditional healer in 2015 are yet to tell her 8-year-old son the details of his mother’s death. Instead, the family told the young boy when Murugan died two years ago that she was ...

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‘You cannot make these comments and say sorry afterwards’

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Johannes Dawie Kriel leaves the Durban magistrate court after the hearing the postponedment of his case on what he said on facebook on racism comments he saidthe case was postponed to 27th of January 2017.
Picture: Motshwari Mofokeng

Durban Indian religious organisations are calling for the man accused of making racist comments about Diwali celebrations to be sentenced to community service in Indian communities as part of his rehabilitation to teach him to co-exist with other races. Religious groups representing various Indian communities in Durban were reacting after ...

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‘Pit of hell’ hospital ignores cancer patients’ plight: DA

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The Democratic Alliance on Wednesday accused the KwaZulu-Natal provincial health department of ignoring the plight of cancer patients in the north of the province. DA health spokesman Imran Keeka said the main district hospital – Empangeni’s Ngwelezana Hospital – was “rapidly becoming a pit of hell with cancer patients the ...

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