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11 hrs ago | News24

.com | Vagrancy an ordeal in Durban

In a desperate drive for a safer city, Metropolitan police rounded up a group of addicts from Durban city centre and deported them through different areas in July.

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15 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Don't panic over pensions, teachers told

More than 20 000 teachers - a little more than 5 percent of South Africa's 400 000 teachers - were considering taking early retirement packages, partly because of concerns over the government's pension reforms, the country's second largest teacher union warned in Durban on Thursday.

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19 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Porn suspect has previous conviction

The Durban teacher who has been arrested for allegedly making porn movies with boys was convicted in 2003 for incidents of indecent assault that happened more than 20 years ago, while he was teaching at another school in greater Durban.

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20 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Euthanasia a way of controlling death?

This is the fear of the Durban's Highway Hospice, based in Sherwood, which weighed in on the controversial debate through its umbrella organisation, the Hospice Palliative Care Association.

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Yesterday | Iol.co.za

Durban Gig Guide - August 22, 2014

Willy Mason at Live - The Venue, 166 Matthews Meyiwa Rd. Support act, The Hinds Brothers.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The American Institute of Architects

UIA selects AIA member, Thomas Vonier, FAIA, as new Secretary General

For immediate release: Washington, D.C. - August 21, 2014 - Thomas Vonier, FAIA, 2014-15 AIA Vice President was elected Secretary General of the during the 2014 World Congress and General Assembly in Durban, South Africa.

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Mail & Guardian

Liza Lou: Knee-deep in SA's paradoxes

Working on conceptual projects with traditional beadworkers in Durban has led US artist Liza Lou to re-evaluate her own naivety and hubris.

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Mail & Guardian

Anti-Indian lyrics sow seeds of hatred

The ANC has distanced itself from rap group AmaCde's 'Umhlab' Uzobuya', which takes up where Mbongeni Ngema's song 'AmaNdiya' left off.

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Iol.co.za

'A shot, screams then it went dead'

A high-flying businesswoman with luxury homes across the country has been found dead in Durban, soon after neighbours heard a muffled gunshot and screams.

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Iol.co.za

Grindrod seeks commodity rail projects

Grindrod, a South African freight company, is seeking commodity-haulage contracts outside its home market to help offset a decline in shipping that reduced first-half profit by a almost third.

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Iol.co.za

Drunk driver guilty of toddler's death

Tears streamed down the face of Amanzimtoti mom Suzette Ratcliffe as pensioner Robert Gilmore was found to have caused the accident in which her 3-year-old son was killed.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Iol.co.za

Durban teacher held for child porn

A prominent Durban drama teacher who has taught at a string of top KwaZulu-Natal high schools - and directed or performed in numerous drama productions - has been arrested for sexual abuse and possession of child pornography.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Nope, Nkandla's 'Mermaids' Are Actually From Hollywood

There may be a lot of controversy surrounding President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, but mermaids found in the so-called firepool can be excluded.

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Iol.co.za

Sentence not enough, says victim's wife

The wife of a Durban man, who was killed in a horror crash seven years ago, said on Tuesday that the driver had been "let off too easily".

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Iol.co.za

Afrotraction offers one for the lovers

THE FIRST time I saw Afrotraction I was surprised. This crooner, of whom I had only heard, had the audience singing along to every one of his songs.

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Iol.co.za

'Cop killers should die too'

Police officers were alone in the fight against heavily armed criminals and should "fight fire with fire" to protect themselves, the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union said on Monday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Iol.co.za

'Stokes spent some money acceptably'

A former friend and business associate of disbarred attorney Ian Stokes - who alleges Stokes stole R2 million he gave him to start up a Road Accident Fund claims business - said he could not dispute that after he deposited the money three full-time staff were hired, premises rented and computer equipment and software bought.

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Iol.co.za

Nakasa would've transform media - ANC

Anti-apartheid journalist Nathaniel Nakasa would have helped transform the media industry had the apartheid government allowed him to return to South Africa, the ANC said on Tuesday.

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Reuters

Missouri racial violence recalls apartheid, U.N. rights chief says

Clashes between police and protesters in the U.S. town of Ferguson are reminiscent of the racial violence spawned by apartheid in her native South Africa, the top U.N. human rights official said on Tuesday.

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Iol.co.za

Durban Boardwalk - August 19, 2014

SIBAYA IZULU THEATRE: Marc Lottering headlines a feast of comedy that has been cooked up and is ready to be served to Durban comedy lovers on August 29, 30 and 31 at the Sibaya iZulu Theatre.

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