Tuesday, September 26, 2017

What do you call a rhino in the snow? Lost. Unless...

He’s run the London Marathon in a rhino suit‚ now Johannesburg adventurer and rhino activist John Black is preparing to climb Mt Vinson in...

SANRAL monitors Cape Vulture colony

Recent environmental monitoring related to the construction of the Msikaba and Mtentu bridge haul roads found no evidence of disturbance to the Msikaba Cape...

Robots could replace teachers within the next decade

Robots will begin replacing teachers in the classroom within the next decade or so as part of a revolution in one-to-one learning, a leading...

I am not making a political statement – ‘Ubaba ka Duduzane’...

The creator of a dance song using a mash up of EFF leader Julius Malema's popular reference to President Jacob Zuma as "Duduzane's father" has revealed...

Local beer and good biltong

MYPOND hotel became a hub of activity last Wednesday evening when the student managers hosted a highly successful and well-supported Beer and Biltong Tasting...

Manager guilty of fraud sentenced to 12 years

PORT ELIZABETH – Samuel Banzana (54), a General Manager for a Development Trust, was sentenced to 12-year-imprisonment before the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crime court...

The order in which we’re born is not child’s play

The announcement last week that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a third child means important days lie ahead for the UK's...

Hunting wasn’t all trophies

FROM the modest beginnings of a seven-year-old boy who started his hunting career with an old BSA pellet gun to being presented with the...

Rock and Surf angling in perfect weather

THE ninth round of the Claude Pittaway Round Robin sponsored by took place last Saturday in fantastic weather conditions. “The water, the waves, the wind...

Great action movie with many a twist and turn

Atomic Blonde, with Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman and Toby Jones, directed by David Leitch Rating: 4/5 DON’T let the title put you off, Atomic...

Who’ll have the last laugh at the 2017 Comics’s Choice Awards?

Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the funniest of them all? On Saturday evening all will be revealed at the annual Savanna Comics' Choice...

Craft gin transforms taste experience

FANCY a gin and tonic? Many may believe that the drink of the colonials originated in England, but this couldn’t be further from the...

Happy 21st birthday Earthdance

Party with a conscience at Woody Cape Nature Reserve EARTHDANCE Nelson Mandela Bay Global Peace Party will be hosting its third event at the scenic...

YOUNG GRADUATES: What to do when first job culture shock has...

Young graduates in their first jobs may be feeling a sense of disillusionment regarding their imagined career and actual current status quo where expectation...

I’ve never read a book that wasn’t about race: famed author...

The acclaimed US novelist will be one of the highlights of the Cape Town Open Book festival. He chats to Andrew Donaldson about his...

A variety of offerings at Crafter’s Corner spring market

There was much to see at the recent Crafter’s Corner spring market at the Port Alfred Girl Guide Hall, which showcased the beautiful creations...

Spring is here and SA’s hottest town is 40 degrees

Vredendal‚ which is famous for wild flowers in Spring‚ is officially the hottest town in South Africa on Monday. The maximum temperature in the town‚...

Quest to reach for the skies

Port Alfred man earned SA colours for radio-controlled gliding “MEN and their toys” is an expression one hears from time to time and is often...

Craft gin transforms taste experience at Bean and Olive

FANCY a gin and tonic? Many may believe that the drink of the colonials originated in England, but this couldn’t be further from the...

SA will suffer in fourth industrial revolution if data costs not...

South Africa will struggle to compete in the fourth industrial revolution if data prices remain high. This was said on Thursday by Minister of Economic...

Casual Day for the differently-abled (and everyone else)

IT’S that time of the year again when we celebrate diversity by wearing casual attire to work and, perhaps, have a less-formal approach to...

Social media workshop – Saturday

This is a fabulous opportunity for anyone using social media and wanting to improve their skills - for both business and personal purposes. This workshop...

SA birdwatchers treated to rare sighting

Birdwatchers from across the country have flocked to Nelson Mandela Bay for a chance to catch a glimpse and snap a picture of a...

Simple lifestyle tweaks could stop you from burning out

Dr Ela Manga likens burnout to a sort of cancer that afflicts most adults. She's developed a three-pronged 'back to basics' approach to fight...

Secret Gigaba plan to rescue bankrupt SAA exposed

A cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) is due to get yet another R10-billion bailout through the sale of government's multi-billion rand stake in Telkom. DA...

How to style your little one’s afro

Expert tips that'll help you care for your child's hair. Caring for the locks of your little ones may leave you feeling a little tangled...

Guitar maestro Rowan Stuart in Grahamstown this week

ACCLAIMED Durban musician Rowan Stuart will be performing in Grahamstown on Thursday (August 24) as part of his solo national tour in August and...

Designers celebrate ‘all sizes’ at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Fashion label Ruff Tung celebrated women of all sizes during its show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on Saturday night at Mall of Africa in...

Springbok captain Etzebeth thanks Port Elizabeth fans for “created a great...

Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth was pleased with his side's showing after they beat Argentina 37-15 in their opening Rugby Championship match in front of...

PAHS derby day against Alexander Road

Continuing with the Port Alfred High School Founders Day celebrations of August 18, PAHS held a derby day at the school fields on Saturday hosting...