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Woman in labour falls out of ambulance
September 18 2014 at 12:20

Two drivers were suspended after a woman in labour fell out of their moving ambulance, and delivered a lifeless baby.

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Pupils held for possession of weapons
September 18 2014 at 10:32

Two pupils were arrested during a raid at a school near Mthatha for possession of weapons, Eastern Cape police said.

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Nigeria church: relatives left hanging
September 18 2014 at 08:01

Grieving relatives are trying to find out if their family members were among whose who died during the collapse.

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By-elections in seven provinces
September 16 2014 at 12:49

By-elections will take place in the Eastern and Western Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KZN, Mpumalanga and the North West.

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Deputy minister’s house burgled
September 14 2014 at 14:19

Deputy Water Minister Pamela Tshwete's house in King Williams Town, in the Eastern Cape, has been burgled.

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Two hurt in Alicedale plane crash
September 14 2014 at 09:27

A father and his son were seriously injured in a plane crash near Alicedale in the Eastern Cape.

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Sixteen held for killing ‘witches’
September 10 2014 at 21:54

Sixteen people have been arrested in Mount Frere for allegedly killing a man and a woman suspected of witchcraft.

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Awaiting trial escapees shot dead
September 10 2014 at 17:50

Two prisoners were killed when they were shot dead in a firefight during an attempted escape at the High Court in Mthatha.

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Inmates shot dead during escape bid
September 10 2014 at 12:17

Two prisoners were shot dead while trying to escape at the High Court in Mthatha, the justice ministry said.

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E Cape schools hit by computer scam
September 10 2014 at 08:49

A scam by a man who claims to distribute computers donated by the Eastern Cape premier has hit schools in the province.

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Cops teach drug awareness at school
September 9 2014 at 18:35

Police held a drug awareness campaign at a school in Mdantsane, near East London.

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Bucket toilet eradication ‘on track’ in E Cape
September 9 2014 at 16:43

The process of eradicating bucket toilets in the Eastern Cape is under way, Human Settlements MEC Helen Sauls-August said.

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DA turns to SAHRC over toilets
September 8 2014 at 14:23

The DA has lodged a complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission regarding increased use of the bucket toilet system.

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Vote DA to teach Zuma lesson: Zille
September 6 2014 at 18:24

Residents of Hofmeyr in the Eastern Cape should vote for the Democratic Alliance during upcoming by-elections to teach President Jacob Zuma a lesson, DA leader Helen Zille said.

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Woman, 73, shot dead in Ngcobo
September 5 2014 at 11:38

A woman was shot dead in a suspected witchcraft-related incident in Ngcobo, the Eastern Cape health department said.

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Minister acts on teacher shortages
September 3 2014 at 22:04

Relief may be in sight for thousands of Eastern Cape pupils who have spent the first nine months of this year at schools with teacher shortages.

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‘Lack of school transport violates rights’
September 3 2014 at 16:35

The failure by the Eastern Cape education and transport departments to provide transport for some pupils violated their rights, the SA Human Rights Commission has found.

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Alleged killer nabbed after wife slayed
September 3 2014 at 14:36

A man accused of strangling his wife to death in the North West has been arrested in Aliwal North, Eastern Cape.

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Policeman kills wife, then self
September 1 2014 at 15:16

Eastern Cape police are investigating the deaths of two police officers who were found dead at the their home.

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DA to probe E Cape bucket toilets
August 29 2014 at 17:28

The Democratic Alliance will investigate the increase in the use of the bucket toilet system in the Eastern Cape, the party said.

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