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Hawks arrest fifth person in ‘Christian terror group’ crackdown

A fifth person allegedly linked to a group involved in a "terrorist plot" targeting national key points and shopping malls has been arrested by the...

SAA placed under business rescue – but what does it actually...

Can embattled SA Airways actually be rescued? This is the first thing that the appointed business rescue practitioner will have to evaluate, said Nicholas Potgieter,...

‘Joburg will now have a mayor who is allegedly corrupt’: Herman...

Herman Mashaba is sad and angry after the election of the ANC's Geoff Makhubo as the new Johannesburg mayor. “As a result, instead of having...

Neighbourly Notes – 7 November 2019

THIS weekend the world looks back on the many wars that were fought in the last century. There were a lot, but we are...

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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...

‘My name is Striders, Kowie Striders’

The Kowie Striders held their annual prize-giving at the Royal Alfred Marina Clubhouse on Saturday evening. As always, it was a great evening with this...
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Great musical classics from the Viva Musica Ensemble

If the more classical side of music is your thing then let's hope you attended the concert at Settlers Park on Saturday to hear...

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 Mvoko, launched the #EC Yours 2 Explore campaign at...

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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,...

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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‚...
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Headmaster Pearson’s retirement takes off

https://youtu.be/78RTuAh5ZMQ It was a morning of reflection at Port Alfred High School on Monday as the...
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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...
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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...
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WATCH: Taxi swept off bridge into river in Pietermaritzburg

Four people were lucky to survive after a taxi was swept into the Msunduzi River...
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Police remove foreign refugees from UN property in Pretoria

Police have removed foreign refugees from outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR)...
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PAHS thanks supporters and sponsors with snacks and sundowners

Port Alfred High School headmaster Clive Pearson welcomed sponsors, supporters and friends of the school...
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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...
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WATCH: #Strongertogether: SA unites before Springboks’ third RWC final

The Springboks face England in the Rugby World Cup final on November 2 2019. South...

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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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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...
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Headmaster Pearson’s retirement takes off

https://youtu.be/78RTuAh5ZMQ 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...

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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...
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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,...
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