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2015/07/27 13:29
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A man has drowned after trying to assist the driver of a bakkie who tried to cross an overflowing river in his vehicle. The driver, who was apparently trying to rescue a family member who was on the...
2015/07/27 13:29
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2015/07/24 15:03
2015/07/24 15:03
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Mthatha - A child died when a bus overturned on a dirt road in Libode, Eastern Cape on Friday, the provincial health department said. Spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo said one child was critically injured,...
2015/07/24 06:15
2015/07/24 06:15
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Every month for 20 years, Sister Patricia Watts* vaccinated up to 500 babies at her private clinic in the Eastern Cape city of Port Elizabeth. Her clientele, however, more closely resemble those of a...
2015/07/23 15:33
2015/07/23 15:33
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The Eastern Cape winter initiation season death toll, initially pegged at 28, has risen to 29, the provincial health department said on Thursday. "The death toll is now 29. A death occurred on July...
2015/07/14 14:29
2015/07/14 14:29
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Seven people died when two cars collided on the N2 early Monday afternoon, the Eastern Cape health department said. The accident happened on the stretch of road between Queenstown and Cathcart,...
2015/07/14 14:29
2015/07/14 14:29
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The death toll during the Eastern Cape winter initiation season reached 24 on Monday, the provincial health department said. An initiate from Nyadeni, in the OR Tambo district, was assaulted on...
2015/07/13 11:30
2015/07/13 11:30
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Some of the boys who died during the Eastern Cape's winter initiation season were likely murdered, the provincial health department said on Friday. Many of them had assault wounds, spokesperson Sizwe...
2015/07/12 18:30
2015/07/12 18:30
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South African experts have urged government to strengthen standardisation of circumcision procedures as the act claimed a total of 24 lives since June. According to local custom, circumcisions are...
2015/07/10 15:39
2015/07/10 15:39
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By Jeff Wicks and Adam Wakefield, News24 The five people on the plane that crashed at the East London Airport on Wednesday morning have been identified. Willem Nieuwenhuis, his wife, and three...
2015/07/10 15:03
2015/07/10 15:03
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Adam Wakefield, News24 Johannesburg - Some of the boys who died during the Eastern Cape's winter initiation season were likely murdered, the provincial health department said on Friday. Many of them...
2015/07/08 23:03
2015/07/08 23:03
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The injured, who were airlifted to hospital, are believed to be a husband, wife and their three children from Margate in KwaZulu-Natal. The aircraft was apparently being flown by the husband, who is...
2015/07/08 18:04
2015/07/08 18:04
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Adam Wakefield, News24 (Leon Sadiki, City Press) Johannesburg - The death toll from the Eastern Cape winter initiation season has again risen on Monday to 21 people dying, the provincial health...
2015/07/08 15:42
2015/07/08 15:42
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Eastern Cape - The death toll in the initiation season in the Eastern Cape has risen to 20, provincial health department spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said on Wednesday. “We have over 141 initiates admitted...
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2015/07/08 12:31
2015/07/08 12:31
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Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Obed Bapela promised that government will work on laws that will clamp down on illegal initiation schools. This comes after a site was...
2015/07/08 12:18
2015/07/08 12:18
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Five people injured in Eastern Cape plane crash It's unclear what caused the plane to go down but authorities are on the scene. FILE: It's unclear what caused the plane to go down but authorities...
2015/07/08 09:34
2015/07/08 09:34
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REUTERSEvery year, thousands of youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are circumcised, a rite of passage commonly referred to...
2015/07/08 09:03
2015/07/08 09:03
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... used for circumcisions at illegal initiation school'2015-07-08 10:34 An initiate. (File, Leon Sadiki/ City Press) Johannesburg - Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy...
2015/07/07 13:23
2015/07/07 13:23
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The Eastern Cape department of health says the death toll for the winter initiation season in the province has risen to over 18 since the weekend. Department Spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo said 18...
2015/07/06 06:18
2015/07/06 06:18
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Traditional circumcision ceremonies in the Eastern Cape, where the rite-of-passage practice is common, have left 14 boys dead and 141 injured this year, local authorities said Sunday. Many of the...
2015/07/01 12:03
2015/07/01 12:03
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Adam Wakefield, News24 Johannesburg - It was "totally unnecessary" that young men have died as a result of botched circumcisions, the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Cultural,...
2015/07/27 13:29
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