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Gandhi Peace Walk held on Sunday

Gandhi’s principles of truth and non-violence were reiterated during this year’s Gandhi Peace Walk that took place on Sunday.

“Road-rage” cop maintains he acted in self-defence

Murder accused Thobelani Khuzwayo is adamant that the shots he fired in a road-rage incident did not cause the death of Kavlin Naidoo in 2014, instead blaming the hospital’s alleged failure to adequately treat Naidoo.

Devotees flock to new temple opening

  Hundreds of devotees flocked to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Temple on the corner of Olympia Way and Bombay Road that was officially opened on Sunday. Nityananda Praan Das, temple chairperson, said the temple will be an educational hub for the multi-cultural society to explore their spiritual side through the chanting of…

ATM robbery foiled by quick-thinking security boss

Quick thinking and a keen eye for danger was all it took for local director of KTT Security, Bevil Carey, to nab an ATM card thief before he could get away last Thursday at a Manchester Road shopping centre.

Copesville cab driver attacked next to police station

For most residents, finding refuge near a police station means safety but for 49-year-old Copesville cab driver, Siva Pillay, this was not the case when he was attacked by four armed men last Friday at around 9 pm. 

Community Chest thanks donors

The Community Chest honoured its donors, including Capital Media, at a recent awards ceremony.

Suspected drug dealer back in court

Alleged drug dealer, Moses Mncwabe, will remain in custody after his bail application in the Pietermaritzburg court was adjourned on Wednesday.