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Latest News

Robber shot dead in attack on elderly couple on Bloemfontein smallholding

A suspected robber was shot dead and his accomplice arrested when security guards foiled an attack on an elderly couple at their smallholding in...

Buffalo City councillor arrested for fraud

A Buffalo City municipality councillor – who allegedly pocketed a R5,000 municipal donation meant for a grieving family two years ago – has appeared...

KZN serial killer and rapist sentenced to six life terms

Convicted KwaZulu-Natal serial killer and rapist Nkosinathi Alpeos Ngcobo, 32, has been sentenced to six life terms. The Scottburgh high court on Thursday also sentenced...

One dead after vehicle rolls down embankment onto railway line in...

One person was killed and three others injured when a vehicle rolled down an embankment and landed on a railway line near KwaDukuza in...

Public protector loses Estina appeal hearing

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has lost her bid to appeal against the damning judgment that invalidated her report on the alleged Estina dairy project...


Local News


Red lines make no difference to errant truck drivers

Truck drivers continue to make illegal stops on Southwell Road (72), day and night, even after red lines indicating a no-stopping zone were painted...

Eskom Loadshedding

Now at Stage 4 - next outage from 11am to 1.30pm Electrical supply to Ndlambe has been affected by Eskom Loadshedding and residents and visitors...

New CEO announced for National Arts Festival

Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown)   The National Arts Festival announced the appointment of Monica Newton as the organisation’s new CEO on December 4. Ms Newton steps into...

Found property awaiting identification – Port Alfred

Early Saturday morning 30/11, two ladies walking along West Beach came across a pile of fishing rods tied in plastic. They were hidden in the...

Active partnership and dedication leads to the recovery of stolen property...

Active partnership and teams dedication lead to the recovery of stolen property! - #BUYA MTHETHO According to Captain Mali Govender, during the early hours of...


Council News

Water Disruption Notice: Alexandria – Urgent

Water shutdown in Alexandria in off-peak times due to water shortages. Alexandria is encountering drastic water challenges due to drought and Eskom power outages. Consequently,...

Chaos at the council




Red lines make no difference to errant truck drivers

Truck drivers continue to make illegal stops on Southwell Road (72), day and night, even...

Great musical classics from the Viva Musica Ensemble

If the more classical side of music is your thing then let's hope you attended...

WATCH | Tradition meets state: amaXhosa king Zwelonke Mpendulo Sigcawu laid to rest

“The first of its kind”‚ said Officer Commanding Area Military Health Unit Lt-Col Yoliswa Senokwanyane‚...

Headmaster Pearson’s retirement takes off It was a morning of reflection at Port Alfred High School on Monday as the...

WATCH: Suspected robber killed after Bedford Centre shoot-out

A suspected robber was killed and a security guard wounded in a shoot-out  at Bedford...

WATCH: Footage of EFF leaders assaulting officer released by AfriForum

AfriForum has released footage of EFF leader Julius Malema and party spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi allegedly...

WATCH: Taxi swept off bridge into river in Pietermaritzburg

Four people were lucky to survive after a taxi was swept into the Msunduzi River...

Police remove foreign refugees from UN property in Pretoria

Police have removed foreign refugees from outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR)...

PAHS thanks supporters and sponsors with snacks and sundowners

Port Alfred High School headmaster Clive Pearson welcomed sponsors, supporters and friends of the school...

Four-way stops on R72 create confusion pending traffic lights going live

The four-way stops that were introduced on the R72 through Port Alfred pending the new...


NSRI’s safety tips for the summer holidays

NSRI’s safety tips for the summer holidays The NSRI wishes everyone a safe summer holiday and we urge the public to adopt a water safety...

WATCH | Thousands of EL supporters cheer on the Springboks

Thousands of EL supporters cheered on the 2019 Rugby World Cup champions as they paraded through the streets of East London on Saturday. The seven-day...

WATCH | Springboks arrive in Port Elizabeth ahead of trophy tour

A jubilant crowd welcomed the 2019 Rugby World Cup champions as they arrived in Port Elizabeth on Saturday afternoon ahead of their trophy tour...

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School News

The Sunshine Coast gets the thumbs-up from Eastern Cape Tourism

Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism MEC, himself a son of the Sunshine Coast, Mlungisi...

Constable Catherine is commended for diligence and service

  The relentless passion shown by Constable Sandra Catherine of the Port Alfred Family Violence Child...

School nutrition scheme milked of nearly R3m in Eastern Cape

A former department of education employee who allegedly siphoned off almost R3m earmarked for a...

Headmaster Pearson’s retirement takes off It was a morning of reflection at Port Alfred High School on Monday as the...

Mantis Community Upliftment Programme graduates prepare a great meal

Last Friday evening the Fish River Resort held a party for invited guests where students,...

Fix sanitation at Eastern Cape school‚ court orders MEC

The 900 pupils at Nombulelo Secondary School will see new toilets within the next six...

Neighbourly Notes

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Pam Golding Port Alfred celebrates milestone

The last 17 years have been quite a tumultuous time in the South African property market, but Pam Golding has weathered the storms it...

Congrats to PA Butchery celebrating 80 years

If you didn't get to the 80th birthday celebrations at PA Butchery on Saturday then you missed out on a feast of spit-roasted lamb,...

Belly dancing at The Office

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