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East Coast Radio Newswatch is the Durban-based station's independent news team. We are KZN’s trusted news source from dawn to dusk. Our bulletins run from 6am until 6pm, Monday to Friday. On weekends and public holidays you can catch our news updates from 7am until 12pm. © East Coast Radio.

East Coast Radio Newswatch is the Durban-based station's independent news team. We are KZN’s trusted news source from dawn to dusk. Our bulletins run from 6am until 6pm, Monday to Friday. On weekends and public holidays you can catch our news updates from 7am until 12pm. © East Coast Radio.
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East Coast Radio Newswatch is the Durban-based station's independent news team. We are KZN’s trusted news source from dawn to dusk. Our bulletins run from 6am until 6pm, Monday to Friday. On weekends and public holidays you can catch our news updates from 7am until 12pm. © East Coast Radio.

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Newswatch @ 6pm

5/22/2019
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East Coast Radio — East Coast Radio Newswatch is the independent Durban-based radio station's news team. We are KwaZulu-Natal’s trusted news source with a focus on local, breaking news. Our bulletins run from 6am until 6pm, Monday to Friday. On weekends and public holidays you can catch our news updates from 7am until 12pm. © East Coast Radio.

Duration:00:03:20

Newswatch @ 4pm

5/22/2019
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East Coast Radio — Thandi Modise has been elected the Speaker of the National Assembly in the sixth Parliament. She earned 250 votes from the House. The matter had to go to a vote after the DA nominated Thembekile Majola to contest the position. Thembekile Majola received 83 votes. There were 17 spoilt ballots.

Duration:00:02:55

Newswatch @ 3pm

5/22/2019
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East Coast Radio — The new Speaker of the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature, Nontembeko Boyce says she is prepared to work even harder as the new speaker. Boyce takes over from Lydia Johnson, who served as the speaker of the legislature since 2013. The former Chief Whip says she is prepared to work even harder as the new speaker.

Duration:00:04:13

Newswatch @ 2pm

5/22/2019
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East Coast Radio — Three men accused of the murder of ANC councillor, Sindiso Magaqa remain behind bars after they were denied bail. Magaqa who was a former Secretary-General of the ANC Youth League - died months after being shot in an ambush in Umzimkhulu two years ago. Sibonelo Myeza, Mbulelo Mpofana and Mxolisi Ncalane were in the Umzimkhulu Magistrate's Court yesterday.

Duration:00:03:24

Newswatch @ 1pm

5/22/2019
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East Coast Radio — The Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal are now investigating the murder of two Durban metro officers, who were gunned down near Phoenix on Monday night. Members of the Organised Crime Unit will be joining the SAPS and the eThekwini Metro Police Officers - who are hunting for the two suspects.

Duration:00:03:26

Newswatch @ 12pm

5/22/2019
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East Coast Radio — The ANC's Provincial Chairperson, Sihle Zikalala has been officially elected premier of Kwazulu-Natal in the KZN Legislature in Pietermaritzburg. Zikalala earlier accepted the nomination which was confirmed by KZN Judge President Achmat Jappie. In his acceptance speech, Zikalala thanked members of the House and President Cyril Ramaphosa for having confidence in him.

Duration:00:03:06

Newswatch @ 11am

5/22/2019
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East Coast Radio — Police in KZN remain on the scene of a violent protest that erupted in the early hours of this morning near Murchison - south of the province. Traffic is currently diverted through - Port Edward and Nyandezulu.

Duration:00:03:14

Newswatch @ 10am

5/22/2019
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East Coast Radio — This is the trending story across the country. Deputy President, David Mabuza won't be sworn in as an MP for the 6th democratic Parliament today. The ANC says in a statement that Mabuza asked for a postponement which the party granted. It says the postponement was requested in the wake of a report by the ANC Integrity Commission.

Duration:00:03:09

Newswatch @ 9am

5/22/2019
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East Coast Radio — Parliament says it is all set for today's proceedings. Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng will swear in 400 MPs making their way into the National Assembly this morning.

Duration:00:03:45

Newswatch @ 8am

5/22/2019
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East Coast Radio — Prosecutors, in the Jacob Zuma corruption case, are set to argue tomorrow on why a permanent stay of prosecution for the former president and French arms manufacturer, Thales, is out of the question.

Duration:00:02:44

Newswatch @ 7am

5/22/2019
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East Coast Radio — A police manhunt is under way for the shooters involved in yesterday's Inanda murders. The bodies of four men were found in a home.

Duration:00:02:42

Newswatch @ 6am

5/22/2019
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East Coast Radio — Parliament stands ready to welcome a host of returning and new MPs. They will be sworn in by the Chief Justice today.

Duration:00:02:52

Newswatch @ 6pm

5/21/2019
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East Coast Radio — Four people have been killed in a mass shooting in Inanda - north of Durban. The bodies of four men were found in a home in the early hours of this morning. SAPS spokesperson - Thulani Zwane says officers arrived at the home and found that the victims' bodies riddled with bullets.

Duration:00:02:41

Newswatch @ 5pm

5/21/2019
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East Coast Radio — A senior delegation from the Durban Metro Police will visit the families of the two officers who were shot and killed north of Durban last night. The officers were gunned down inside their marked vehicle in the Bhambayi area - near Phoenix. They'd been stationed outside the local councillor's home.

Duration:00:02:42

Newswatch @ 4pm

5/21/2019
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East Coast Radio — eThekwini deputy mayor, Fawzia Peer wants a police task team to investigate the murder of two Durban Metro Police officers in the Bhambayi area near Phoenix last night. Peer says she plans to approach Police Minister - Bheki Cele for assistance.

Duration:00:02:38

Newswatch @ 3pm

5/21/2019
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East Coast Radio — Investigations are underway after the body of a man was found in his Durban North home last night. Marshall Security says the man's wife found his body inside their Waterkant Road home when she returned from work. Medics who responded to the call-out said the man appeared to have sustained injuries to his head and showed signs of possible strangulation.

Duration:00:02:50

Newswatch @ 2pm

5/21/2019
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East Coast Radio — The Pan South African Language Board says it will approach the Constitutional Court over what it believes is language discrimination in the country's courts. The board's been commenting after Advocate Muzi Sikhakhane was not allowed to make a 10-minute opening statement in the Pietermaritzburg High Court in isiZulu. Sikha-khane is representing former President Jacob Zuma.

Duration:00:02:24

Newswatch @ 1pm

5/21/2019
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East Coast Radio — Two Durban Metro Police officers have been shot dead in the Phoenix area - north of the city. The officers - a man and a woman - had been trying to protect a councillor when they were attacked last night. Metro spokesperson - Parboo Sewpersad says the incident occurred outside the councillor's home.

Duration:00:02:16

Newswatch @ 12pm

5/21/2019
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East Coast Radio — Technicians are on the ground in the Greater Durban area, trying to turn the lights back on. They're working to restore power to all areas affected by a massive power outage this morning.

Duration:00:02:45

Newswatch @ 11am

5/21/2019
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East Coast Radio — One person has been killed and five others have been hurt after a car veered off the road and crashed into Maritzburg's Duzi River. The driver allegedly lost control of the vehicle along Commercial Road early this morning. ER24's Russel Meiring...

Duration:00:02:57