Pietermaritzburg, South Africa Newswire (Page 4)

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. South Africa: #FeesMustFall Leader Faces Violence, Trespassing ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    A Fees Must Fall leader, who the EFF says is the only student countrywide still behind bars following university protests earlier this year, is expected to appear in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday. EFF-affiliated Bonginkosi Khanyile has been behind bars since September 27 and faces charges ranging from public violence and illegal gathering, to trespassing and inciting violence.

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  2. Mayors to pay for poor auditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube is taking a hard line against poor governance, saying mayors and councillors will be held personally liable to pay out of their own pockets if they cannot account for irregular expenditure. Dube-Ncube spoke to recently-elected mayors and municipal managers at the Pietermaritzburg City hall on Monday in a Munimec, an intergovernmental forum where Cogta MECs meet with mayors.

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  3. .com | Fees Must Fall student leader back in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | News24

    Durban A Fees Must Fall leader, who the EFF says is the only student countrywide still behind bars following university protests earlier this year, is expected to appear in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday. EFF-affiliated Bonginkosi Khanyile has been behind bars since September 27 and faces charges ranging from public violence and illegal gathering, to trespassing and inciting violence.

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  4. Man nabbed after killing cop with pick handleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    A 41-year-old policewoman was allegedly beaten to death by her boyfriend with a pick handle early on Saturday in Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg. "The suspect severely assaulted the officer with the pick handle several times on the body as well as on her face.

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  5. 'I am raising five grandchildren on my pension'Read the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    As Durbanites and holidaymakers are enjoying the festive season, many families are mourning the loss of loved ones through road accidents. A 68-year-old Mid Illovo grandfather in Mkhambathini Local Municipality is faced with raising five grandchildren on a pensioner's salary following the death of his son and daughter-in-law in a car crash in Umbumbulu recently.

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  6. Brothers jailed for murder of elderly womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    Pietermaritzburg- Two brothers have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms by a high court in KwaZulu-Natal for a house robbery which led to the murder of an elderly Ladysmith resident. Police spokeswoman Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said Bongumusa Magasela, 21, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for robbery and 22 years for murder for the 2015 robbery in which Satyaprakash Mangru, 64, died.

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  7. Man's three-day ravine ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    By drinking rainwater squeezed out of his shirt and dew from the grass near him, a Waterfall man, incapacitated by a broken leg, survived for three days in a ravine hoping he would be rescued. Justin Williamson, 32, described as a nature lover, was reported missing by his family last Monday after he had left home to catalogue and take pictures of plants in the area.

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  8. Khwela keen on K1 success as he eyes Birkett's Dusi crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    Pietermaritzburg - Winning the 2017 Dusi Canoe Marathon is all that currently occupies 2014 K2 Dusi winner Sbonelo Khwela's mind ahead of the three-day classic from February 16-18. Having tasted victory at the iconic event when he and teammate Andy Birkett charged to first place two years ago, the 28-year-old Khwela is now desperate to add a maiden K1 Dusi win to his CV.

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  9. Zuma to host kids, elderly at Christmas partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    President Jacob Zuma will again engage in activities promoting youth development and care and support for senior citizens over the holiday period, the presidency said on Saturday. Zuma spent every festive season in his home village of Nkandla in rural KwaZulu-Natal, and would do the same this year, the presidency said in a statement.

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  10. .com | Gift of the Givers appeals to South Africans to help trapped SyriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | News24

    Johannesburg South African humanitarian aid organisation Gift of the Givers on Friday appealed to the public to support efforts to help Syrian civilians trapped in the war-torn country. "The tragedy in eastern Aleppo has necessitated an increase in emergency humanitarian assistance for the expected outpouring of refugees from that totally devastated region," said director Imtiaz Sooliman in a statement.

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  11. Sport24.co.za | Dusi victory top of mind for KhwelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | News24

    Winning the 2017 Dusi Canoe Marathon is all that currently occupies 2014 K2 Dusi winner Sbonelo Khwela's mind ahead of the three day Pietermaritzburg to Durban classic which takes place from February 16-18. Having tasted victory at the iconic event when he and Euro Steel team-mate Andy Birkett charged to first place two years ago, 28-year-old Khwela is now desperate to add a maiden K1 Dusi win to his CV.

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  12. SA charity steps up aid in wake of Aleppo tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    Pietermaritzburg-based Gift of the Givers is upping their aid to war-torn Syria in the wake of what many believe is genocide occurring in the city of Aleppo. The organisation is doing this despite hospitals and civilians being targeted during the war that has been raging for more than four years in the country.

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  13. Pensioner's murder represents 'tragedy of life in SA'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    So when the 68-year-old Dalton pensioner was shot in the back while running away from a cold-blooded killer who had just hijacked him, the cruel tragedy numbed his family and sent shock waves through his community. Not only was Singh stripped of his life and his prized possession, a green Ford Sapphire he used to make a living as an informal taxi driver, but also his dignity.

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  14. Slingshot student to spend another week in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    Durban University of Technology student Bongkinkosi Khanyile will have to wait until next week Tuesday to have his bail appeal heard because of a bungle by his attorneys. Khanyile was arrested during running battles between police and DUT students on September 27 that took place during the height of the #FeesMustFall movement.

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  15. .com | Girl, 2, drowns in PMB poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | News24

    A two-year-old girl drowned in a swimming pool at a home on Andries Pretorius Road in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday morning. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said that medics as well as police search and rescue officers had rushed to the scene and were led inside to where the girl was lying.

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  16. 'Power couple' stripped of luxury cars and homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    It's going to be a bleak Christmas for Durban power couple, Shauwn and S'bu Mpisane after two orders to "preserve" and seize their personal and business assets were granted in court. It is believed that several of their luxury cars were seized on Wednesday by curators authorised by the court to attach their movable and immovable assets immediately.

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  17. Bleak weekend on KZN roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    While the eThekwini municipality launched its road safety campaign, at least four people were killed and more than 20 injured in road accidents in KwaZulu-Natal at the weekend. On Friday, the eThekwini municipality launched its Ngizoba Road Safe Education Campaign which the city said was aimed at encouraging road users to "make road safety a priority this festive season".

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  18. .com | Dudu is dealt a blowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | News24

    Dudu Myeni's wings have been clipped by the Pietermaritzburg High Court in KwaZulu-Natal, which last week ordered Water Affairs and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane to axe the board of the Mhlathuze Water authority situated in Richards Bay which Myeni heads. The judgment means Myeni who is also the SAA board chair and head of the Jacob G Zuma Foundation will have to step down.

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  19. .com | Brian Boswell Circus fights laws that protect elephantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | News24

    Circus owner Brian Boswell is challenging the legality of elephant protection laws after wildlife authorities blocked his attempt to sell African elephants to a zoo in the United Arab Emirates. Boswell has refused to accept the denial of a permit application to sell five circus-trained elephants to a Dubai zoo for R3 million each.

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  20. Premiere: Candice Pillay Loses Her Heart To An Ungrateful Lover On "Lady Fox"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Vibe

    When Dr. Dre dropped his album, Compton , back in August of 2015 there were a few unfamiliar names on the album's credits. One of those names was South African singer/songwriter Candice Pillay.

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