The #MiddayReport Roundup

The rundown: 25 survivors of the ill-fated Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria safely returned to South Africa. EWN Correspondents Mia Lindeque and Barry Bateman give an overview of the mood at the Swartkops Airforce Base + the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria, where they were received.

In entertainment of national interest: TV Plus Deputy Editor, Jared Orlin speculates on strategies the Generations production team might employ to make a return in early 2015.

In the world of science: do women prefer c-sections over natural births? Click below to get the full story.

And in technology: what is the satellite-powered, video-on-demand Altech Node all about? Let TechCentral's Duncan McLeod unpack this new service.

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