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Springbok captain could be out for two months

Springbok and Lions captain Warren Whiteley will miss the rest of his franchise’s Super Rugby campaign and could also possibly miss South Africa’s Rugby...

Merlin’s Beard! Harry Potter turns 20

Harry Potter turned 20 on Monday when muggle readers in gowns and glasses from Indonesia to Uruguay will celebrate the birth of a global...

Sorry to spoil your buzz, but white wine is packed with...

  Despite its clear, refreshing palate, white wine contains more sugar and sulphites than red, rosé, beer and many spirits. Another issue is just how effortlessly it...

Children who move to the best schools add 28% to their...

Pupils who transfer from a weak school to a top-performing institution improve their maths marks by 28%. And if they are black‚ their language...

WATCH: Men catch teen after fall from theme park ride

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A teenage girl survived a dramatic fall from a ride at a US theme park thanks to a group of men who rallied to catch her. https://youtu.be/26qIK6KvgFU Footage shows...

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Salga says municipal debt should be written off

Municipal debt should be written off and strict measures for a better collection system put in place‚ the South African Local Government Association (Salga)...

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[WATCH]Happy Hours celebrates Granny and Grandpa Day

Sweet voices filled the Happy Hours Pre-Primary School hall earlier this morning as little-lees sang...

Midwinter dip

IT was absolutely freezing this morning when 15 of the hardiest people - young and...

WATCH: EL clothing store repeatedly targeted

Thieves hit an East London retail store three times in less than two weeks this...

WATCH: Is this South Africa’s worst truck driver?

Rudi Viljoen filmed a truck driving into oncoming traffic on the N1 freeway in Durban...

MALUSI GIGABA: My plan to fix the SA economy

'Yes, we want the economy to grow. We want big businesses to expand, we want...
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Hero’s welcome for novice Port Alfred cyclist

Daniel Otto of Port Alfred received a hero’s welcome as he finished the Fish River...
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Race to the finish in the Fish River Sun MTB Challenge

Cyclists approaching the finish of the Fish River Sun Mountain Bike Challenge today – the...
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Youth Day fun in Station Hill

Lionel “DJ Liney” Farao organised a Youth Day event in the park for the children...
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Youth Day netball in Kenton

There was fun competition on the netball court at Ikamva Lesizwe in Ekuphumleni as nine...
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Youth Day soccer in Kenton

The Teenagers (yellow bibs) take on KTM at the Ekuphumleni soccer fields at Kenton-on-Sea on...

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Springbok captain could be out for two months

Springbok and Lions captain Warren Whiteley will miss the rest of his franchise’s Super Rugby campaign and could also possibly miss South Africa’s Rugby...

CSA convinced AB not to retire from test cricket‚ says Graeme...

Graeme Smith has claimed AB de Villiers was talked out of test retirement by Cricket South Africa (CSA)‚ and has advised him to give...

Federer thrashes Zverev to win ninth Halle title

Swiss great Roger Federer thrashed Alexander Zverev to win his ninth title at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in Halle on Sunday. The top seed lost...

Ricciardo wins thrilling Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo claimed victory in an action-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix that saw title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel come together behind...

South Africa clinch 3-0 series whitewash over France

With their best defensive display of the series, the Springboks snapped their five match, 58-year losing streak at Ellis Park against France with a...

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SPCA fundraiser, ‘Crazy about animal care’educational talk

BUSINESS coach Tania Adams is the founder of crAzy™ always wins pty ltd, a Port Alfred based strategic business consulting firm, intent on changing...

Heavenly spa treatments in the garden

THE Mobile Beauty Salon arrived at the Talk of the Town offices at Tuesday lunchtime and began setting up the beds, towels and soothing...

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School News

Help us whack the kakkerlake! Principal’s plea as cockroaches swarm through classrooms

A Western Cape school is deep in the “kakkerlak” as a cockroach infestation threatens to...
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Alexandria Christian Academy struts their best on pageant catwalk

Saturday evening, Alexandria Christian Academy hosted their first Mr and Miss Alexandria pageant in the...

DSG K-Day hockey and netball vs Kingswood College

DSG hosted Kingswood for this year’s annual derby, commonly known as K-Day. This much anticipated interschool...

GOLF: St Andrew’s College vs Kingswood College

Last Friday, the St Andrew’s College golf team played an "Eight vs Eight" match play format against...

St Andrew’s dominates K-Day

IN front of a large, festive crowd, St Andrew's College finished the first team rugby...

K-Day hockey clashes

THE keenly anticipated annual K-Day clash between St Andrew’s College and Kingswood College is not...