Pregnant teen flung from ambulance

A pregnant Eastern Cape teen has accused the health department of negligence after she fell out of a moving ambulance in a “nightmare ordeal”.

SEARCH ON: Rescue workers search for survivors at a collapsed building belonging to renowned Nigerian preacher T .B. Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria. Rescuers have so far recovered 57 bodies and rescued 131 survivors. Right, T .B. Joshua Picture: SUNDAY ALAMBA

EL editor among missing after Nigeria tragedy

The editor of the East London-based Christian magazine, Let’s Praise, Ponko Masiba, is feared to be among the missing South Africans in Nigeria.


ANC notes DA threat to rural votes

The ANC in the Eastern Cape has admitted its rival, the Democratic Alliance, is making inroads into rural areas, the party’s historical stronghold.

GRATEFUL: Proud home owner Hlaliswa Nobebe who has just received a new house built through an initiative by the Methodist Church Women's manyano in Dabhane Village, Peddie. Picture: MICHAEL PINYANA

New hope for villagers

HLALISWA Nobebe of Dabhane village in Peddie has lived in a dilapidated mud house for more than 40 years – but thanks to local heroes those days are over.


Funnyman Siv back in town

LAUGHTER is guaranteed for East Londoners as comedian Siv Ngesi makes his way to the city next week for his one-man show at the Guild Theatre.


SA death toll in Nigeria up to 84: report

THE number of South Africans killed in a building collapse in Nigeria has increased from 67 to 84, SABC radio news reported  today.


Marcus to quit Reserve Bank in November

The South African Reserve Bank’s governor Gill Marcus yesterday announced she would not stay in the job after her term expires in November.


Equality Court hears Winnie, the dog, case

The East London Equality Court yesterday heard a racism case involving a black sausage dog called Winnie Mandela.

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