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Cele: Security under control ahead of elections

There were few problem areas requiring police attention ahead of Wednesday's local government elections, police chief Bheki Cele said on Tuesday.

Cele warns against election disruptions

The police national commissioner on Friday issued a strong warning to people planning on disrupting the upcoming local government elections.

KwaZulu-Natal premier’s car stoned during meeting

Dissatisfaction about the ANC nomination process for the election candidates turned ugly on Monday when the KwaZulu-Natal premier's car was stoned.

Gordhan: Mining can create jobs

Agriculture and mining have the potential of creating many jobs, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said in Durban on Monday.

Mkhize says plot to oust Zuma ‘a blue lie’

KwaZulu-Natal ANC chairperson, Zweli Mkhize on Sunday reacted angrily to reports that he and other party leaders were plotting to oust Jacob Zuma.

Chaos as axe-murder accused appears in court

There was chaos at court on Thursday when a former Blue Bulls rugby player appeared for allegedly axing three people to death.

Shaik released on Wednesday afternoon

Convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik was released from prison on Wednesday afternoon after being arrested for allegedly violating his parole conditions.

Court rejects Sheryl Cwele’s acquittal bid

An application for drug-trafficking charges to be withdrawn against Sheryl Cwele was rejected by the high court sitting in Ramsgate on Wednesday.

Sheryl Cwele bids for acquittal on drugs charges

Sheryl Cwele should be acquitted of drug-trafficking charges because there is nothing linking her to the crime, a court heard on Wednesday.

Cwele to apply for withdrawal of drug charges

Sheryl Cwele will on Wednesday apply for the withdrawal of drug trafficking charges before she takes the stand at the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

Durban’s grave recycling may be challenged

Legislation giving Durban the power to recycle graves is to be scrutinised to see if it does not violate people's cultures and religion.

New kid on SA’s political block

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) national chairperson Zanele Magwaza-Msibi and her backers have cut ties with the IFP.

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