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Five car hijackers arrested in Durban

On 11 January 2014, the Durban Flying Squad, Durban Tactical Response Team and Public Order Police made a breakthrough when they arrested five suspects for car hijackings that occurred in…

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Durban narcotics team arrests drug dealers

On Thursday, 9 January 2014  members of the Durban Flying Squad Narcotics Task Team brought down another two drug dealers in the Durban area. The two were arrested in two…

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African railroads secure raw materials for resource-hungry China

The Chinese, investing heavily in Africa to secure its oil and other raw materials for their expanding economy, are spearheading a new era of railroad building to unlock the continent’s…

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‘They are calling us bantus’: ANC leader

There was still a place in the country where blacks were called bantus, delegates, and homelanders, the ANC’s KwaZulu-Natal leader Senzo Mchunu said in Durban on Sunday. “It is the…

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Five blacks steal R1 million worth of copper cables

Five men were arrested in Inanda on Saturday for possession of suspected stolen copper, KwaZulu-Natal police said. Captain Thulani Zwane said police acted on a tip-off which led them to…

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Childsex trial continues in Durban

The trial against Dr Genchen Rugnath, his wife Ravina and three others accused of charges related to human trafficking continues in the Durban Regional Court on Tuesday. The SABC reported…

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Brutally murdered for church money

William (Bill) Daly – whose family founded the iconic fruit cordial company W. Daly & Son in 1881 – was most likely on his way to deposit money for his…

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Commuters stone taxi driver

A Durban taxi driver was reportedly beaten to death by commuters after crashing his taxi, killing one person and injuring three others. According to The Mercury, the out-of-control taxi knocked…

Cape Town, danger lurks here...

Pretoria, Jhb, Durban, CT are ‘critical crime threats’, says US govt.

A warning issued to tourists by the United States says Pretoria, Johannesburg, Durban, and Cape Town are “critical crime threat spots”, The New Age reported on Wednesday. The warning was…

Burning tyres, a regular occurrence in South Africa

300 Burn tyres and rubbish in Durban

About 200 people were protesting on Umgeni and Alpine Roads in Durban on Thursday morning, eThekwini metro police said. The protesters were burning rubbish and tyres, spokesperson Eugene Msomi said….