Prayers as lioness attacks car

AS fear struck three holidaymakers in a car being chased by a pride of lions, they burst into prayer believing their lives were in imminent danger.
Trapped inside their small Toyota ...

Pietermaritzburg load-shedding schedule

WHILE load shedding was expected, this will occur only when Eskom requires capacity...

Pietermaritzburg load-shedding schedule

WHILE load shedding was expected, this will occur only when Eskom requires capacity...

Steve Hofmeyr loses to a puppet

JOHANNESBURG — The Randburg Magistrate’s Court yesterday set aside an interim protection order obtained by ­Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr against ventriloquist Conrad Koch and his ­puppet ...

New plan to fix PMB roads[P]

LONG-STANDING complaints of poor roads in Pietermaritzburg are to be sorted out with Msunduzi’s surface roads ­preventative maintenance programme.
Ashburton councillor Sandy ...

Europe still battling Aids

LONDON — Despite major advances in treating and preventing HIV, ­Europe and Central Asia have failed to tackle the epidemic, with some 136 000 people becoming newly ­infected with the incurable Aids ­virus last year, health officials said yesterday...

Crime writer P.D. James dies at 94

LONDON — British crime writer P.D. James, creator of fictional detective Adam Dalgliesh, has died at the age of 94, her agent said yesterday....

Cop killed boy ‘in seconds’

U.S. police officers shot dead a 12-year-old black boy carrying a ­replica gun within seconds of their patrol car arriving on the scene, a surveillance ­video released has showed...


Other News

SPORTS HEADLINES

Cometh the Millennium[P]

AS a long season draws to a close, the Springboks have one last chance to test themselves in Northern Hemisphere ­conditions...

Cricket stunned by Hughes death

SYDNEY — Australian batsman Phillip Hughes died yesterday from a rare head injury after a sickening on-field blow in a tragedy that sent shockwaves through the sporting world...

Ban on bouncers now on the table

SYDNEY — Phillip Hughes’s death from head injuries has reopened the decades-old debate on how batsmen can be protected from a hard, five-and-a-half ounce projectile travelling at around 145 km per hour...

Dusi changes stance on key boat weight rule

WITH the 2015 Dusi Canoe Marathon starting to attract the attention of the top paddlers in the country, the race organisers have shifted their stance on the critical rule governing the weight of kayaks...


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ENTERTAINMENT

Buy at bazaar and support local crafters

THE Liberty Midlands Mall Craft Bazaar will be taking place in the Edgars Court at the mall in Pietermaritzburg from November 27 to December 1...

A chilling view of a world that could be reality

STRIDES away from the light-hearted comedy I know of Edyth Bulbring’s previous books, The Mark is a dystopian, futuristic, mystical dark novel with twists and turns that keep its reader enthralled to the last page...

An Aweh-ness of how to grow up today

AWEH Theatre Academy will be staging the show Growing Up! in the hall at St Theresa’s Home for Boys at 5 pm on December 1...

It’s all about family

Jazz star attributes his multifaceted music to the influence of his mother and children..




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