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Foetus found onboard plane at King Shaka International Airport

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Management at King Shaka International Airport has confirmed that a foetus has been found in the toilet of one of the planes there.

Airports Company South Africa spokesperson, Colin Naidoo says police are currently on the scene.

“We can confirm that a foetus was found on an aircraft and it is a police matter,” said Naidoo.

“The airline will now take precedence in terms of that aircraft being checked by the police. Once the police have declared all areas ok, that aircraft will then be allowed to move.”

Safair released a statement following the discovery.

“FlySafair regrets to inform customers of a delay to flight FA411 this morning from Durban to Johannesburg,” read the statement.

“Upon final checks of the waste management system our teams encountered a finding which requires formal investigation from technical teams and police authorities. The issue which has unfortunately meant that the aircraft would be unable to operate this flight.”

The airline said it is unable to comment on the finding, other to say the authorities were immediately alerted.

“FlySafair will do anything we can to assist them in their efforts.”

The airline says it is working with the relevant parties to initiate a backup plan.

“At this stage we are evaluating the time required to initiate necessary repairs versus deploying a new aircraft.”

“Customers will be notified of new timings as soon as we receive clarity via SMS. The captain has also addressed customer and our airport teams are on standby.”

“Customers booked for departure on FA411 this morning are being accommodated on alternate flights by our teams on the ground. We thank our customers for their patience and understanding.”

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Skeem Saam’s Koko Mantsha death dismissed as fake news

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Koko Mantsha, the popular Skeem Saam character acto, real name, Lydia Mokgokoloshi is not dead.

Social media is awash with news of her death which seems to have been fuelled by fake news sites aiming to profit from unsuspecting lovers of the 80 year-old veteran actress.

Lydia Mokgokoloshi, has appeared in many television shows including Muvhango and Bophelo ke semphego.

Mokgokoloshi was born on 27 September 1939, in Polokwane, Polokwane Local Municipality, Capricorn District Municipality, Limpopo.

She is most famous for acting as Koko Mantsha the grandmother of Katlego Pietersen (Patrick Seleka) in the soap, Skeem Saam.

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Watch: Thulani Dlomo an alleged ‘Zuma spy’, hands himself in

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Thulani Dlomo, the axed former SSA top spy and former SA ambassador to Japan has handed himself over to police on Friday.

Dlomo’s lawyer Philani Shangase said that he handed himself over at his own will at the Durban Central Police station on Friday.

He said Dlomo was not arrested but wanted to clear his name following media reports.

Dlomo was being interviewed by police officers at 17h00 on Friday.

“He has denied all wrong doing,” Shangase said.

Dlomo was suspected to be one of the instigators of the unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

This is a developing story.

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Residents warned against consuming dead fish washing up at Umhlanga and Umdloti beaches – video

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The eThekwini Municipality has sent out a warning to residents against collecting and consuming dead fish and crayfish that have washed up on the beaches of Umhlanga and Umdloti, north of Durban.

The public has been asked to refrain from fishing, surfing and swimming on the beaches after a video of the dead fish on the beaches emerged on social media.

The municipality said it was investigating what caused the marine life to die.

“It is considered serious and can affect one’s health if collected and consumed.”

According to reports, run-off water and chemicals reached the ocean through storm water drains after firefighters battled a blaze at a chemical plant at Cornubia started by looters on Tuesday.

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“The public is advised to refrain from all recreational activities, including fishing or surfing, bait collection and picking up of dead species in this area,” said the municipality.

“Collecting or harvesting of any marine living resource in the area is temporarily prohibited until the cause is determined and the threat has abated.

“Authorities are investigating the source of the pollution and cleanup companies are trying to contain the spill.”

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