Matriculant ra_ped on way to exam, completes paper


A KwaZulu-Natal Grade 12 pupil, who was ra_ped while on her way to her first matric exam, went and wrote the paper after the ordeal. KZN Education MEC, Mthandeni Dlungwana, said the pupil from Banqobile High School in Pietermaritzburg reported the attack at a local police station before going to ...

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Missing man presumed drowned at Virginia pier


A search and rescue operation is currently under way, north of Durban at Virginia pier, where a man is missing and sadly presumed to have drowned. Emergency Services from the Department of Health’s Emergency Medical Services and Police Search and Rescue responded to the pier in the early hours of ...

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Wrongful arrest leads to R1 million pay out


Two friends who were detained at Westville Prison’s awaiting-trial section for more than two months on baseless charges have been paid out almost R1 million for their exposure to “the horrors of prison”. Their trauma included witnessing gang-related violence which ended with the decapitation of a prisoner, the head being ...

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Another elderly woman gruesomely murdered


As most people slept, Poongavamun Naicker’s voice regularly filled the air as she sang bhajans at 4am. It was a daily ritual for the 81-year-old oThongathi (Tongaat) woman. But last Sunday there was only silence. Naicker’s melodious voice had been silenced. Forever. Concerned neighbours found the spinster’s bloodied body in ...

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Ra_ped and killed for a pair of shoes

Cape Town 25-10-2016:Nadia Moyeni 17,from Harare,she was raped,robbed of her belongings and stabbed to death.Picture Ayanda Ndamane reporter Tshego Lepule

A 17-year-old girl was gang ra_ped and stabbed to death during a robbery. Four suspects have been arrested for the ra_pe and murder of this 17-year-old girl who was stabbed to death following a robbery. Nadia Monyeni, 17, was out with friends on Saturday night when they were ambushed by ...

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Scholar transport driver, teen shot in Durban


A driver transporting school children and one of his teenage passengers were shot on Wednesday in Phoenix, north of Durban, paramedic services said on Wednesday. “Reports from the scene indicate that the vehicle that was transporting school children was at an intersection when two men approached them and fired a ...

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Three women in court for allegedly ra_ping man

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Three women have appeared in court for allegedly ra_ping a man in Hluhluwe, northern KwaZulu-Natal, the Commission for Gender Equality said on Wednesday. The case against the women, who appeared in the Hluhluwe Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, was postponed to November 24, commission spokesperson Javu Baloyi said. According to a ...

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Budget gives Presidency extra R2.1m for legal costs


The presidency has received an additional allocation of R2.1 million in funding to cover legal costs, according to the adjusted estimates of national expenditure tabled on Wednesday. The money has been made available in the allocations to departments to cover unforeseeable and unavoidable costs. President Jacob Zuma was successfully taken ...

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Man plummets to death off Musgrave bridge


A man believed to be in his seventies has fallen to his death in Durban this morning. Just after 10am Rescue Care Paramedics responded to the N3 Durban bound just after Musgrave Road Bridge for a man lying motionless on the highway. Paramedics arrived to find the elderly man on ...

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