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4 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Words exchanged on short-story writing

Prizewinning short-story writer Nick Mulgrew questions fellow success story Efemia Chela about her work and the future of local writing.

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8 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Double stigma leaves gay men with little hope

Clinic nurses lectured Dingaan Cele* and quoted the Bible to him when he sought medical treatment at a clinic.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Medicine, Nursing, World News, South Africa, HIV/AIDS

13 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

A golden getaway

These geese knew how to have fun. Heavy recent rains meant the stream was running higher than usual.

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17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

KZN man hurt in chainsaw accident

A man was seriously injured on Thursday when a chainsaw fell on his leg while he was chopping down a tree in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said.

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18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Sharp-eyed cops rumble illegal aliens

A volatile protest over water access combined with the hawk eyes of the police who pulled over an overloaded truck ended in the arrest of five illegal immigrants early on Wednesday.

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20 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Give us more, Sadtu demands

Radical demands by KwaZulu-Natal teachers, including free housing, school fee exemptions for their children and double pay for extra work, has set them on a collision course with the government.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News, Pension

23 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Widespread lockouts in metals sector - union

Lockouts in the metals and engineering sector were widespread and an estimated 200 companies had implemented them, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA said yesterday.

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Yesterday | Iol.co.za

KZN N2 flyover delayed by 'anarchy'

Completion of the R352 million upgrade of the often gridlocked N2/Umgeni Road interchange is under threat with the main contractor wanting to pull out because of constant "guerrilla-warfare" attacks on employees, allegedly by residents of two adjacent shack settlements.

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Yesterday | Iol.co.za

Disbarred lawyer gets day in court

Fourteen years after fleeing South Africa amid allegations that he had stolen money from clients and business associates, disbarred lawyer Ian Stokes will finally stand trial in the Durban High Court next week.

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Yesterday | Iol.co.za

KZN paid for King Goodwill's palace

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini's Ondini palace was renovated at the expense of the provincial government, apparently in preparation for the king's recent wedding to his sixth wife, Zola Mafu.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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'Campus' star in a class of his own

After four years and two albums, Therese Owen finally tracked down the elusive kwaito artist Professor.

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eThekwini gets biggest slice of housing pie

The budget was announced on Tuesday when the provincial Department of Human Settlements appeared before the finance portfolio committee at the provincial legislature in Pietermaritzburg.

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On the Dot takes ex-staffer to court

The Pietermaritzburg High Court on Wednesday granted an urgent interim order to Media 24's distributors On the Dot to stop a dismissed worker from allegedly sabotaging its Pietermaritzburg operations.

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Rape accused rejects female lawyer

A Metered-taxi driver who allegedly preyed on women hitch-hikers in the Midlands, robbing and raping them after offering them a lift, fired his legal aid attorney in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday - because she is a woman.

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KZN traffic cop killed in line of duty

Mzwandile Dinga, 39, and a colleague, who were based at the Road Traffic Inspectorate in Umdloti, were conducting a speed timing enforcement on the M25 when two men emerged from nearby bushes and held them at gunpoint.

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Tresor: From DRC to Durban to Zahara

TRUE musicians hate to be categorised. Tresor Riziki is one of those musicians. Listening to his next radio single, Mount Everest, it is easy to understand why.

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SA carmakers resume output

Carmakers including General Motors and Ford Motor will resume production at their South African plants tomorrow as employees in the metals and engineering industry return to work after a four-week strike.

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Durban Boardwalk - July 30, 2014

WESTVILLE BOYS' HIGH: The school presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

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Diva to share soulful jazz with gigs

SINCE August is Women's Month, KwaZulu-Natal will host the gifted female jazz vocalist, Mimi with performances at the KZNSA Gallery on Friday, at the Tatham Gallery in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday and at the Rainbow Restaurant in Pinetown on Sunday.

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Six killed in KZN crash

Six people died and three others were critically injured when a bakkie overturned near Swartberg, in south western KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said on Wednesday.

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