Cash van robbers shoot cop, hijack police van

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A manhunt is underway on Wednesday, for a gang who staged a cash-in-transit heist, hijacked a police van and critically wounded a police officer in a shootout in Durban. Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations (the Hawks) spokesman, Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo, said that the incident happened at the Nyala Mall in ...

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Mom demands justice after crèche abuse

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A desperate mother is fighting for justice after her 14-month-old toddler was allegedly assaulted at a daycare centre in Parow Valley. The mother, whose identity is being withheld to protect her daughter, said that when the toddler came home with bruises all over her body, she took her to the ...

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Drug lord put R15 000 price on my son’s head

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“He shot me, he shot me” were the words 20-year-old Linton Lawrence screamed out at his aunt’s front door before collapsing in a pool of blood from three gun shot wounds in Wentworth. Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane, provincial police spokesman, said Lawrence was shot at on Monday morning, injuring his right ...

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Four injured in Umhlanga N2 crash

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This afternoon Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a collision along the N2 south of Umhlanga. Reports from the scene indicate that a taxi and a car collided, the taxi the overturned its twisted frame coming to rest on its side in the centre median. Exact detail to the cause of ...

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Update : Pro Golfer committed suicide

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Former World Cup winning South African golfer Wayne Westner died on Wednesday in what is believed to be a suicide at a golf course on the South Coast. Westner’s death has left fellow golfers and the Sunshine Tour devastated. The Sunshine Tour is a Southern Africa golf professional golf tour ...

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Breaking News : Pro Golfer killed in his KZN home

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Former South African golfing star Wayne Westner has died in an apparent hostage drama on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast on Wednesday morning. According to the South Coast Herald website, police spokesperson Captain Vincent Pandarum confirmed the identity of the deceased man, who died as the result of a gunshot wound ...

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37 South Africans Drowned During This Festive Season

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BAKOVEN SEA RESCUE CREWMAN DEAN COTTLE HELPS MZUKISI FALTENI,20, OF KHAYALISHA INTO THE RESCUE SHED.HE AND HIS FELLOW LIFESAVER MTHETHELELI SIKHIHI,18 ALSO OF KHAYA WERE RESCUED AFTER THEY GO INTO DIFFICUTY TRYING TO FETCH A FLEXI FOIL KITE THAT HAD BLOWN INTO CAMPS BAY.

According to the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI), 37 South Africans perished in water during the festive season. The institute responded to 37 fatal drownings involving 23 adults and 14 children. NSRI extended condolences to their families and loved ones of those that perished and admonished that water safety is ...

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State slow on killer dogs

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More than a year has passed since eight-year-old special needs child James Sinkins died from injuries he suffered when he was attacked in his garden by neighbouring dogs. James’ parents, Estelle and Graydon, said while also dealing with their grief over the past year they have become extremely disillusioned with ...

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Near drowning at Virgin Active angers boy’s family

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The traumatised family of a three-year-old boy who nearly drowned at Virgin Active Sandton insist the gym’s negligence nearly cost them their son’s life. But Virgin Active said they adhered to their strict emergency protocol in treating the child. Mumtaz Chohan-Gani and Ahmed Gani and their three children were in ...

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