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Give our babies a fighting chance
Give our babies a fighting chance

For Dora Nginza’s paediatric head Dr Lungile Pepeta, R5-million is all that is needed for critical equipment that could bring hope to babies like Makyla Kruger, left, who lived for only a day. Pepeta’s pleas for this money from government have been largely ignored for four years

New twist in bunny tale
New twist in bunny tale

AN animal rights group has applied to the government to adopt the bronze bunny secretly sculpted inside the ear of a statue of Nelson Mandela. Photo: The little bunny hidden in the ear of the Nelson Mandela statue. Picture: AFP

Red tide alert
Red tide alert

LARGE swathes of the Eastern and southern Cape coastline have been invaded by huge patches of potentially highly toxic red tide and people are being warned not to eat shellfish. Picture: STARK CONTRAST: Herald reader Megan Freestone submitted this photograph of the red tide as seen from Seaview

'Take bumps away before someone dies'
‘Take bumps away before someone dies’

THE family of an elderly Port Elizabeth woman who nearly lost her life when her car crashed into the back of a BMW that had stopped suddenly at the speed bumps in Walmer Boulevard on Sunday wants the Municipality to have them removed before they claim a life.

Dagga grow-house bust in Central
Dagga grow-house bust in Central

FIELD OF DREAMS: Port Elizabeth policemen Captain Gerhard Stander, left, and Warrant Officer Michael Meyer examine dagga that was being cultivated in a specialised growing operation in an 1820 Settlers cottage in Upper Hill Street, Central. Picture: BRIAN WITBOOI

Couple's wedding day bomb terror
Couple’s wedding day bomb terror

HORROR START: Hours before the wedding on Saturday, Trevor Wilson inspects the damage to his brother-in-law’s Toyota parked outside the house. In the damaged garage is Wilson’s Porsche, which retails for R2-million, with its personalised number plate. Picture: BRIAN WITBOOI

Rare cubs doing very well
Rare cubs doing very well

NO PUSSYCATS: The Pumba Private Game Reserve near Grahamstown has welcomed a new pride of white lion cubs. The three cubs are said to be doing exceptionally well. Reserve manager Dale Howarth said white lions were not albinos. ‘The unusual cream colour of their coats is due to a recessive gene,’ he said. Picture: JONATHAN PLEDGER

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alvonhumb 27 January 2014 1:50 pm

Perhaps if we moved on from the 1960’s Marxist drivel the country would have a chance of creating jobs and decent housing for the poor – it’s called investment confidence. And, on the question of pe…

mbeksie 27 January 2014 11:11 am

How does anyone with a right mind attack – let alone STAB a 67-year old???? I wish the old man would recover completely and be given an opportunity to burn the viper!!!…

thirsty 27 January 2014 10:08 am

what a lot of hog wash. I think the “Ancestors” are about to deliver a blow to the ANC with them loosing votes in the next election and hopefully oust Zuma for all the corruption and scandals so close…

dokhotelo 25 January 2014 8:22 pm

Why do they want the wascal wabbit?? …

Noddy 24 January 2014 9:23 pm

The National Guidance for Traffic Calming (CR-96/036) and Road Classification Access Management Manual (TRH 26) states the following: 3.3 Principles of Evaluating Traffic Calming The principle philo…

VernE 24 January 2014 3:14 pm

Meanwhile in East London the hourly intervals between buses during certain periods of the day are being increased further due to old buses being withdrawn from service and not being replaced. …

alvonhumb 24 January 2014 11:40 am

Here’s a job for the Herald: Do a calculation of all the non-productive spending that has gone on failed projects, payouts to officials and legal expenses arising from both since the ANC has been “run…

TheRef 24 January 2014 11:08 am

Bus services collapse! Wow what a surprise,where did all that money go i wonder, another failure chalked up to incompetence and corruption i guess!…

thirsty 23 January 2014 5:13 pm

Hey Luvuyo, I agree with you, the minister should not speak in such a disrespectful way, but that just shows how mature he is. But I disagree with your comparison to the Protea’s cricket team often ra…

TheRef 23 January 2014 2:01 pm

I hope this ”Sharkster” is still in custody,the exploitation of our natural sea resources is getting dire,the region cannot take the masacare of our resources by these pirates!…

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