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Dad, kids die, mom injured in Eastern Cape crash

2015-10-06 09:11

A critically injured woman could possibly be the lone survivor of an accident that claimed the lives of her two children and their father in the Eastern Cape, paramedics say.

Eastern Cape commits to solving emergency service problems

2015-10-02 08:34

The Eastern Cape health department has committed to fixing a number of problems cited by the SA Human Rights Commission regarding the delivery of emergency medical services, especially to rural areas.

Zuma gives nod to Buffalo City probe

2015-09-22 17:43

President Jacob Zuma has given the Special Investigations Unit the go-ahead to investigate a number of allegations made against the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality.

I just wanted to reach out - News24 user

2015-09-16 10:14

When Peter Muller read about a 4-year-old Durban boy's cries after acid was poured over him, the Johannesburg businessman to do something. And he’s just one of several News24 users who have decided to reach out.

Two ANC officials gunned down

2015-09-14 17:44

A couple, both ANC officials, has been shot and killed in their vehicle in Buffalo Flats in East London.

Deputy minister returns abducted 3-year-old to East London family

2015-09-10 19:59

A 3-year-old girl from East London has been reunited with her parents after she was allegedly abducted - and held for a R500 000 ransom - by the family’s domestic worker.

We did not deface Queen Victoria statue - EFF

2015-09-07 21:20

The EFF has denied defacing a statue of Queen Victoria in King William’s Town, but the party insists there is “no space for colonial symbols which represent ... a history of oppression, degradation and humiliation”.

Boxing alive and well in Eastern Cape

2015-09-06 15:55

If you think boxing in the Eastern Cape has been killed by the television blackout, think twice – this is still a major spectator sport.

Screams, sobs at memorial service for crash victims

2015-09-03 14:55

As the names of the passengers who died in a gruesome bus crash near Butterworth were read out, the screams of their loved ones rose above the soft melody sung at the memorial service.

ANCYL delegate gives birth on a bus - report

2015-09-03 12:05

An ANC Youth League delegate from the Eastern Cape has given birth on a bus while travelling to Gauteng for the league's national elective conference, according to a report.


5 held as they try to rob supermarket in East London

2015-10-04 10:37

Police in East London have moved swiftly to disarm five suspected robbers as they attempted to rob a supermarket in Vincent Park Mall.

Eastern Cape deputy speaker 'happy to be alive' after shooting incident

2015-09-29 16:32

Eastern Cape Legislature Deputy Speaker Bulelwa Tunyiswa is happy to be alive after an off-duty policeman, described as "troubled", allegedly fired a shot at her official car.

Border's rugby goalposts stolen

2015-09-17 08:48

The Border Rugby Union was forced to borrow rugby poles from a nearby club after its goalposts were stolen.

Mystery as undertaker found lifeless on bed

2015-09-15 11:18

Three men have been charged with murder after a 45-year-old undertaker's body was found in her bed at the weekend.

Tributes pour in for Mthatha paediatrician

2015-09-11 10:02

Mthatha's first black paediatrician, Professor Zandisile Michael Nazo, is set to be buried this weekend. He has been described as a "dynamite small package colossus" for his contribution to his field.

Alleged Eastern Cape cop killer arrested

2015-09-09 15:28

One of the men who allegedly shot and killed an Eastern Cape police officer has been arrested, the Hawks say.

Eastern Cape cop shot dead on way to work

2015-09-07 13:08

An Eastern Cape police officer has been shot and killed while on his way to report for duty at the weekend, the Hawks say.

Child, two adults die in Eastern Cape bus crash

2015-09-03 20:14

Two adults and a child have been killed in another bus crash in the Eastern Cape, leaving seventeen injured, nine of them critical.

Thousands of mourners attend bus victims' service

2015-09-03 14:00

Social workers had their hands full trying to console mourners at a memorial service in Nqabara village in Willowvale, where 35 people who died in a tragic bus accident have been remembered.

News24 reader touched by accident victims' plight

2015-09-03 08:19

When a News24 reader read the story of an elderly Eastern Cape couple who lost all their children in a horrific bus accident, she felt she had to do something.

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