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News wrap: Newborn baby saved from rubble in Syria after earthquake 

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Weather service issues warning of extreme heat in the Cape today 

The South African Weather Service has issued an advisory of very warm temperatures, dry conditions and strong winds in the City today. These conditions could result in the development of runaway vegetation fires.

Blood stocks critically low in SA- SANBS 

The South African National Blood Service is urging South Africans to donate blood to boost national reserves. The blood service’s Khensani Mahlangu says blood stocks are critically low.

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    News wrap: Newborn baby saved from rubble in Syria after earthquake  Keenan Williams

Western Cape Government launches programme aimed at breaking the cycle of abuse 

The Western Cape Government has highlighted that intergenerational abuse is one of the reasons behind violence against women and children. Premier Alan Winde says the province has launched a new programme aimed at breaking the cycle of abuse

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High expectations from Cosatu ahead of SONA2023 

Trade union Cosatu is hoping that President Cyril Ramaphosa will address a variety of challenges facing the country, when he delivers his State of the Nation Address tomorrow. Cosatu’s Matthew Parks says the energy crisis, high unemployment rate and the struggling economy are some of the challenges the president needs to address

Newborn baby saved from rubble in Syria after earthquake 

A newborn girl has been saved by rescuers from beneath the rubble of a building in north-west Syria that was destroyed by an earthquake. Her mother went into labour soon after the disaster and gave birth before she died. A doctor at a hospital where the baby was taken says she is now in a stable condition

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News Wrap: South African rescue teams head to Turkey and Syria after massive earthquake leaves destruction 

South African rescue teams head to Turkey and Syria after massive earthquake leaves destruction  Rescue and medical teams from South Africa are heading to Turkey as well as Syria today as a deadly earthquake hit the region yesterday. Humanitarian aid organisation Gift of the Givers says two of its hospitals in Syria are overwhelmed with many casualties. The organisation has since opened a standby hospital to assist with the influx […]

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