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Trollip vows to fight on from the opposition benches

“We won. We won. We won‚” Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Mongameli Bobani shouted out in jubilation after judge Elna Revelas dismissed the court application...

JT Medupe: We need to do better to protect women

As violence against women doesn't seem to be decreasing anytime soon, former Generations: The Legacy actor  JT Medupe says it is up to every man to...

52 babies stay in neonatal unit where six died after Klebsiella...

The South African Human Rights Commission was shocked to discover that 52 babies are still in the neonatal unit of a hospital where an...

‘Language barrier’ hampers police in dealing with foreigners

Police officers are often unable to write proper statements when foreign nationals are victims of crime owing to a “language barrier”. The situation – which...

Poet shares her thoughts in charming book of poetry

  Whatever the outlet, artists pour their souls into whatever they produce, and Apples from the Soul shares some intimate and often touching thoughts, collected...

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The Augustines live at the Heritage Festival

An up and coming band made up of two young professionals from Port Alfred and Bathurst, the Augustines, perform cover songs and original compositions...

A full life of art

A young Zimbabwean girl had no say in choosing her career as she was sent from Harare to far away Cape Town to undergo...

Rural children can’t get to school because of wrangle between taxis...

The closure of Southwell School, a farm school, and transfer of its pupils to Ikamva Lesizwe Combined School in Kenton has seen pupils stranded...

Driving recklessly

There have been a number of accidents and near-accidents on the R72 through town since roadworks began over two years ago. Some are due...

A cultural treat at Kenton book launch

Patrons of Continental Restaurant in Kenton-on-Sea were treated to a unique cultural experience at the book launch of Plunderwoestyn, by Christiaan Bakkes, last Saturday...

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EFF challenges ward councillor’s achievements

An accountability meeting for Nemato Ward 9 Councillor Mbuleli “Stwiga” Njibana, in which he reported back to constituents of all that he had accomplished,...

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PACC six-a-side cricket tournament a great success

The Port Alfred Cricket Club (PACC) held its six-a-side tournament on Saturday and attracted 12...
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Tea and cake for Settlers Park frail care residents

Pick n Pay hosted high tea party with cake and sandwiches for frail care residents...

WATCH: Cape Town community blockades itself in gang protest

The community of Bishop Lavis in Cape Town blockaded all roads into the suburb on...

WATCH: Not so lucky today! Attempted smash-and-grab foiled by motorist in Alexandra

Anton Damhuis was on his way home from work on September 10 2018 when he...
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WATCH: The start of the Kowie Challenge canoe race

The start of the annual NFB Kowie Challenge at the Port Alfred Ski-Boat Club in...
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Tea and cake for the old folks at Damant Lodge

Pick n Pay brought cake and sandwiches for the elderly residents of Damant lodge frail...

WATCH: Alleged attempted kidnapping captured on CCTV

CCTV footage of what is alleged to be an attempt to kidnap a school student...
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Holding onto the high notes at Little Theatre cabaret show

The highlight of Marelize Marx’s cabaret show at Port Alfred’s Little Theatre on the Wharf...
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Marelize Marx brings cabaret fever to Port Alfred

Sporting an obligatory feather boa, cabaret performer Marelize Marx, from Port Elizabeth, started out her...
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A brisk start to Spring Day parkrun

With everyone setting off at a brisk pace, it was hard to keep up with...

Sports

Six-a-Side Cricket Tournament, on the boundary

By now you probably know that the Port Alfred Cricket Club held its annual six-a-side Cricket Tournament on Saturday at the Port Alfred Country Club...

Durban police say they’re in no rush to speak to Sundowns...

Durban police say they are in no rush to speak to Pitso Mosimane after a case of assault was opened against the Mamelodi Sundowns...
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PACC six-a-side cricket tournament a great success

The Port Alfred Cricket Club (PACC) held its six-a-side tournament on Saturday and attracted 12 teams to participate at both the Port Alfred High...

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Grandparents Day at El Shaddai

It was a festive time as El Shaddai Christian Academy held its annual Grandparents Day...

Round Table feeds university rowers

This weekend it's the University Boat Races on the Kowie River, one of the town's...
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Watch: Plenty of contrast at Saafa’s spring day variety show

The annual South African Air Force Association's (Saafa) variety show, held at the Don Powis...

Nearly 3‚000 unqualified teachers in the Eastern Cape

Almost 3‚000 teachers in the Eastern Cape are teaching subjects for which they are not...
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Watch: Learning about the solar system at El Shaddai

The pupils at El Shaddai Christian Academy had a rare opportunity to learn through a...
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Happy Hours took us to the circus

It's always a colourful evening out when the children from Happy Hours take to the...

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Belly dancing at The Office

LOTS of fun was had at the opening of The Office in Bathurst, a brand-new office services company that will offer computer training and...

Buy into a legacy

TINY Steenkamp who in earlier years performed in London’s Palladium Theatre, was dubbed South Africa’s own Mario Lanza. He later went on to perform with...

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