Calls for action to curb PMB's 'epidemic of violence'

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The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has called for the root cause of the “epidemic of violence” besetting Pietermaritzburg to be addressed.

Former cop Treasurer ‘is lying’, says doctor’s killer

2015-09-02 09:48

SABELO Dlamini, the gunman who shot dead Pietermaritzburg doctor Bhavish Sewram, has dismissed as “lies” suggestions that former policeman Brian Treasurer was not involved in the incident.

Farmer murdered for R300

2015-09-02 09:48

The robbers who murdered a KwaZulu-Natal farmer in front of his wife and sons only took two cellphones and a small amount of cash, which police sources say had a total value of about R300.

Bumper year for Dlaminis

2015-09-02 09:48

THE YEAR 2014 was a bumper year for the Dlaminis with more children born with that surname than any other in South Africa.

The most violent month

2015-09-01 11:56

AS August drew to a close yesterday, city centre ­Pietermaritzburg police officers were left counting case files in the aftermath of a month punctuated by gory assaults and murders.

Teacher and student duo take top spots in global karate competition

2015-09-01 10:29

A NORTHDALE teacher and his student have fought their way to the top at a global karate competition.

Legal firms to write free wills for one week

2015-08-31 09:56

PIETERMARITZBURG attorneys will draft free basic wills during National Wills Week from September 14 to 18.

Runners’ great spirit the hallmark of Madiba race

2015-08-31 09:56

WHILE the elite runners battled it out for the big money and race honours in the Mandela Day ­Marathon yesterday, the true soul of the race was evident further down the field as runners of all shapes and sizes took part in the 4,6664?km, 10?km, half-marathon or marathon events.

Wanted: Member of Doorbell Gang

2015-08-31 09:56

MOUNTAIN Rise police are urging the community to assist them in finding a member of the infamous “Doorbell Gang”, who they say has been evading arrest for months.

SA researchers honoured

2015-08-30 23:02

GROUND-BREAKING research, excellence and innovation were rewarded when three University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) professors received awards for their work in various fields this week.


Hilton school charged

2015-09-02 09:48

THE prestigious Hilton private school Cowan House has been charged by the uMgungundlovu District Municipality after it found that the school had re-instated an “illegal water supply connection”.

Indigenous trees the latest step in city beauty drive

2015-09-02 09:48

AS part of Arbor week, Msunduzi Mayor Chris Ndlela yesterday picked up a spade to help plant 50 indigenous trees.

Man on trial for battery-acid death of girlfriend

2015-09-02 09:48

A KwaZulu-Natal man has appeared in court on a murder charge, after he allegedly forced his girlfriend to drink battery acid.

Increase in crime in PMB a grave concern - Mchunu

2015-09-01 16:21

Rising levels of crime in Pietermaritzburg have raised the ire of KwaZulu-Natal Safety MEC Willies Mchunu, who says police officers and communities must work together to combat crime.

Man tells of killing doctor

2015-09-01 10:29

THE hitman who shot dead Pietermaritzburg doctor Bhavish Sewram in May 2013 said yesterday he had been frightened at the prospect of shooting the doctor, but former policeman Brian Treasurer kept on telling him to “relax”.

City’s ‘eyes’ spot criminal

2015-08-31 09:56

AMID the thousands of people who throng the Pietermaritzburg city centre on a daily basis, the eagle-eyed Safe City operators are able to recognise known criminals and track their movements through the streets.

Family live in fear of killers

2015-08-31 09:56

CONFUSED and scared, the family of the Mkondeni community leader who was murdered last Tuesday are terrified they might be next on the hit list.

Training for UIF beneficiaries

2015-08-31 09:56

LOCAL Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) beneficiaries will receive training in building and construction as part of a skills development ­programme with the Msunduzi Municipality.

‘Drunk’ cop claims to have been framed

2015-08-30 23:02

THE Mid-Illovo policeman photographed asleep in his van with a bottle of liqour between his legs claims he was framed, a claim that police unions, politicians and even community policing forum members have ridiculed.

‘Best job in the world’

2015-08-30 23:02

A PIETERMARITZBURG man is taking the international world of mountain biking by the handlebars with his first-class track designs.

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