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Neighbourly Notes – 11 June 2020

DAY 77 of the national lockdown in South Africa, 11 weeks spanning the end of March to the middle of June have emphasised the...
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Update from Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee

The Ndlambe Covid-19 JOC team expressed sincere condolences to corporate services director Lazola Maneli Payi and her family on the passing of her husband,...

Mmusi Maimane leads call for national stay-away from school protest

One SA Movement leader Mmusi Maimane has called on teachers and pupils to take part in a national school stay-away protest on Friday. On Tuesday,...

Eastern Cape premier and health MEC disagree on testing corpses for...

Premier Oscar Mabuyane has announced that every person who dies in the Eastern Cape would be tested for Covid-19 before their bodies are released...

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Update from Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee

The Ndlambe Covid-19 JOC team expressed sincere condolences to corporate services director Lazola Maneli Payi and her family on the passing of her husband,...

High court sets aside Ndlambe’s RO plant tender

“The courts cannot and will not tolerate this type of improper conduct” Ndlambe Municipality’s awarding of R100-million tender to build a sea water reverse osmosis...

Makana traffic department operating hours

Makana Municipality has announced its traffic department’s office hours as of Monday July 6. Driving licenses:                                        Monday to Friday                             8am to 12 noon The services will...

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Police set up temporary charge office at Stenden campus

Residents thought police were responding to a crime scene at the Stenden South Africa campus...
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Taxi blockade in protest over unregistered taxis

Taxis temporarily blocked the thoroughfare through Port Alfred's Jester Mall / Post Office parking lot...
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WATCH: Tshwane family goes car shopping after botched R5.7m UIF payout meant for 1,400 workers

A 25-year-old Pretoria warehouse worker allegedly blew through some of the R5.7m in Covid-19 relief...
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Sewage leak in Saltvlei an ongoing problem

Talk of the Town investigated the site of a sewage leak which has been a...
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Surfers enjoying the waves at Kelly’s Beach

Taking advantage of the sunny weather, some surfers took to the waves at Kelly's Beach...

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Sports

Resuming sport under advanced level 3: what you need know

Contact and non-contact sports may resume training without any spectators and must comply with the Covid-19 health protocols. This is according to new directives from...

School News

‘Discontinue 2020 academic year’: survey of parents and pupils

Having lost a significant portion of the school year to the lockdown, many parents and...

MEC urges unprepared EC schools not to reopen to other grades

The Eastern Cape department of education issued a statement on Sunday evening stating special instructions...

Covid-19 has infected 2,740 teachers since return to school: Motshekga

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga said on Sunday that less than one percent of the...

Neighbourly Notes

Features

CAN THE SCHOOL YEAR BE SAVED? Join us as we unpack...

To send your children back to school or not? After nine weeks at home due to the nationwide lockdown, pupils have lost out on...

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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