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#FiveThingsYouNeedToKnow: Tennis star consoled by Princess of Wales

Over a thousand shacks have been destroyed in a fire at Kennedy Road Informal Settlement, two more suspects have been arrested for truck arson, and loads more...

Jabeur's reaction tugged at the heartstrings, so much so that she was comforted by the Princess of Wales, bringing back memories of when Czech Jana Novotná cried on the shoulder of the Duchess of Kent during the trophy presentation in 1993.
Image: Instagram / @onsjabeur

Good morning, KZN. 

Here are five things you need to know as you wake up this Monday morning...

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ANC secretary-general Fikile Mbalula has defended his deputy president, Paul Mashatile, arguing the "plot" against Mashatile will not succeed.

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Paul Mashatile


Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with truck arson, bringing the total to five.

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Burnt truck N2 van Reenen
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Ons Jabeur was comforted by The Princess of Wales after her ‘painful’ Wimbledon loss against M. Vondroušová.

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Disgraced former president Jacob Zuma is receiving medical treatment in Russia after the highest court upheld a ruling that he should return to prison.

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Sanco KZN elects Zuma as its chairperson.
Former president Jacob Zuma is the newly-elected chairperson of Sanco. Image: Daily Sun


Over a thousand shacks have been destroyed in a fire at Kennedy Road Informal Settlement in Durban. The Gift of the Givers says one person has died during the blaze that broke out in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Read more: Around 800 homes gutted in eThekwini's Clare Estate blaze

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