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Driver jailed for death of boy, 3

Suzette Ratcliffe choked back tears as the motorist who killed her 3-year-old son in an accident was sent to jail.

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Dad and teen held up in Florida Road

A section of Durban’s Florida Road was closed for hours after a father and daughter were robbed in broad daylight.

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Housing activist shot dead

The chairwoman of the KwaNdengezi branch of Abahlali baseMjondolo has been shot and killed at her house.

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An open letter to black South Africans
September 30 2014 at 07:35

I hope you will continue to engage with your white counterparts, even if they irritate the heck out of you, writes Max du Preez.

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ANC denies arms deal kickbacks
September 29 2014 at 11:41

The ANC has denied reports that the party received R14 million from arms deal winning bidder Thales.

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Nkandla ‘fall-guys’ face music
September 29 2014 at 07:38

A senior KwaZulu-Natal government official and six colleagues have become the first victims in the Nkandla fallout.

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Wanted dead or alive
September 26 2014 at 14:40

Abubakar Shekau has a $7m bounty on his head, but it's never been clear where fact meets myth, writes Terrence McCoy.

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Contractor loses R1m security bid
September 26 2014 at 12:43

The contractor of the N2/ Umgeni Road interchange upgrades, lost a bid to get Sanral to pay R1m a month for security.

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Driver stabbed after hitting rock on N3
September 26 2014 at 12:09

A motorist was stabbed repeatedly when he stopped his car in Durban after hitting a rock on the N3.

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Virginia airport plan mystery
September 26 2014 at 11:39

The DA has turned to the law in a bid to force Durban’s city manager to share a feasibility study on the future of Virginia Airport.

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In black and white, there’s little change
September 26 2014 at 08:44

One year on, the media transformation landscape remains bleak despite a damning report, writes Andile Ntingi.

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Let citizens decide on nukes
September 25 2014 at 15:46

A referendum is the best way to hear what SA thinks about expanding our nuclear energy capacity, says Gerard Boyce.

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Classmates reject pupils with HIV
September 25 2014 at 11:31

Before children reach Grade 6, they need to be exposed to measures to reduce HIV-related stigma and discrimination, researchers say.

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