Tear down the walls

WITH soaring crime rates pushing homeowners to fortify their properties, high walls meant to keep criminals out have become the residents’ biggest threat ...

Levy fails to reduce bags

SOUTH Africans has spent over R1,1 billion on plastic bags in the past decade.
This was the answer Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene gave to a parliamentary question by DA MP Timothy Brauteseth.
Nene said the levy ...

Polite robbers party

Bizarre robbery gangsters tie up residents, swig booze, leave with loot

Post office union tables ‘final counter-proposal’

The Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) yesterday tabled a final revised wage demand to the SA Post Office (Sapo), the union said.

Longer wait for sex case teacher[P]

THE Durban drama teacher accused of paying his students for sexual favours will spend another five weeks in jail — while police cyber-sleuths wade through reams of evidence.

ANC says public protector does not need more funds

The ANC deems that the public protector (PP) does not need more money, despite her pleas that her office is a “technically insolvent”.
A meeting of the portfolio committee on justice yesterday made no mention of any assistance.

New-look PMB shown at IRPTN system meeting[P]

THE face of the Pietermaritzburg CBD could be barely recognisable in five years if the proposed Msunduzi Integrated Rapid Public Transport Network (IRPTN) system ...

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Swiel to Harlequins[P]

English club pleased to be borrowing an X-factor in young flyhalf to replace injured Ben Botica

‘United must not become complacent’

THE sun was out yesterday, shining down on Harry Gwala Stadium as Maritzburg United continued their preparations for two massive home fixtures over the next week.

Fast Waca track to test fast bowlers

SYDNEY — Seamer Josh Hazlewood was one of six speedsters named yesterday in Australia’s initial one-day squad against world number one South Africa in November ...

Federer shows nerves of steel to book third round of Paris Masters

PARIS — Andy Murray turned in a clinical performance yesterday as he joined Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka, David Ferrer, Grigor Dimitrov and Milos Raonic in the ...

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Two classical Indian dance styles on display

THE Midlands Hindu Society, in association with Natya Kalalayam Academy of Music & Dance, presents Samyuktam, a dance extravaganza featuring the two most popular Indian classical dance styles, Kathak and Bharata Natyam...

Book Talk: Women in Afghanistan, through a looking glass

WHEN Swedish journalist Jenny Nordberg visited the home of an Afghan parliamentarian, she was surprised to hear one daughter declare: “It’s true, he is our little sister.”

Waxing lyrical over Bollywood idols

Bollywood has made it to the big time at Madame Tussaud’s Museum in London...

Wind quintet will delight music lovers

THE KZN Philharmonic Wind Quintet will perform at 4 pm on Sunday in Government House on Unisa’s Pietermaritzburg Campus...

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