Search continues for survivors of collapsed church in Lagos

Heartbreak of Nigeria goes on

The Jordan family in Duncan Village face a bleak Christmas as the agonising wait for the remains of their son Sdima, who was killed in the Nigerian guesthouse collapse, continues.

BABY ON BOARD: Husband and wife team Christopher and Debbie De Kock next to the Rescue helicopter at the EMS headquarters in Western Avenue Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Paramedic lovebirds fly high together

A high-flying husband and wife paramedic team working on a provincial rescue helicopter are committed to providing the best possible care to patients at all times.

IBO Intercontinental mini flyweight champ Simphiwe Konkco, announced ambassador of the King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality recently, has appealed to authorities to help boxers. PICTURE LULAMILE FEN

Konkco’s plea for help

Newly crowned intercontinental boxing champion Simphiwe Konkco has made a passionate plea to boxing authorities and the government to help boxers from poor backgrounds to realise their dreams.

Yahkeem Ben Israel was crowned the 'king of the East' on Wednesday night at the SA Hip-Hop Awards.

EC rapper retains his title as hip-hop ‘King of the East’

Yahkeem Ben Israel won the crown as ‘King of the East’ for the second year running at the SA Hip-Hop Awards – although he couldn’t be at this week’s ceremony to receive it.


ECDC secretary suspended

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) this week suspended its company secretary, Advocate Dali Mbelane, for obstructing investigations.

Nomalizo Matsholo is led to an ambulance as the body of her drowned grandson Simamkele Mamayo lies on the sand. Picture ZWANGA MUKHUTHU

Drowned boy identified

The mother of an Mdantsane boy who drowned on Wednesday afternoon while swimming unsupervised is a convicted drug mule living in Brazil.

Ninety-year-old Nongubuzelo Sikoli is seen here at home with a fractured arm. Her family said she was allegedly assaulted while she was admitted at Peddie's Nompumelelo hospital last week. PICTURE SUPPLIED

Family claims woman ‘assaulted’ at hospital

The Eastern Cape department of health is investigating allegations of assault after a 90-year-old woman was injured, allegedly after being admitted to a Peddie hospital.

A young boy is seen here at Isinuka putside Port St Johns Picture:  SINO MAJANGAZA

Teen dies falling from cliff

A 13-year-old King William’s Town girl died yesterday after she slipped and fell off a 3m ledge near Port St Johns on Wednesday.

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