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WATCH SA crew aboard Queen Mary 2 disembark after testing negative...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPwMXPDOBTw&feature=youtu.be Six South African crew members aboard the Queen Mary 2 cruise liner disembarked on Monday. The ship - which had 1,215 crew and 264 passengers...

Adrian Gardiner ready to rebuild after lockdown

As he watches everything he spent most of his life building teeter on the brink of destruction the Mantis Collection founder and chair Adrian...

No sense of smell? Red eyes? Leg spasms? Beware

By now you are probably aware that a cough, shortness of breath or high temperature are warning signs of Covid-19, and anyone who experiences...

Five deaths as SA Covid-19 cases rise to 1,353, with 39,500...

The number of Covid-19 cases in SA has risen to 1,353, health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said on Tuesday afternoon. Five people had died from...

Take Covid 19 testing to rural areas urges Holomisa

With only 77 people having been tested for the coronavirus in the Eastern Cape, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa wants the government to embark on...

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Message in a bottle

LOST HIS BOTTLE: Some thoughtless person dropped Castle Lion quarts on Southwell Road last evening, probably excusing responsibility by claiming it would keep an...

A difficult conundrum

People must maintain a reasonable distance between themselves and others when queueing during the 21-day shutdown South Africa is on Day 5 of the 21-day...

What constitutes an essential service?

While most South Africans are either working from home or attempting to make ends meet while in isolation, municipal workers are busy performing their...

Eastern Cape Government’s statement about the new five people who tested...

The Office of the Premier  Eastern Cape Province  The Eastern Cape Provincial government notes the results of the new five people in the province who tested...

Do a ‘lockdown clean’ and donate items to charity

Kingswood College is encouraging locals to take part in the "Reduce and Reuse 21 Day Challenge" during the three-week lockdown, to be able to...

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What constitutes an essential service?

While most South Africans are either working from home or attempting to make ends meet while in isolation, municipal workers are busy performing their...

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WATCH: Lockdown loaded: Public transport

President Cyril Ramphosa announced a 21-day lockdown of the country effective from midnight on March...
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WATCH: Lockdown loaded: When can I leave the house?

Today was the start of a new period of uncertainty as South Africans adapt to...
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WATCH: Fines and desperation on Cape Town streets during day 1 of #SALockdown

The national lockdown began at midnight on Thursday March 26 2020. South Africans were ordered...
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WATCH: Lockdown loaded: How will businesses cope?

Following the president's announcement of a 21-day lockdown period, many South Africans are still in...
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WATCH: Airports, ports and borders: What we know so far about South Africa’s travel ban

The South African government says it is revoking 8,000 visas issued to Chinese nationals as...
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Long forgotten traditions remembered at the Kowie Museum

Honorary member of the Bathurst Agricultural Museum, Vic Keeton, was further honoured on Saturday when...

WATCH | Government updates SA on coronavirus

https://youtu.be/ScQaK2-AWUQ?t=15   The inter-ministerial committee on coronavirus and the Limpopo provincial government will update the nation on...

Big scores and turnarounds at Pineapple Cricket

The first half of the Pineapple Tournament saw some huge scores being posted on day...
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Protest action blocks R67 at Nemato/Thornhill crossroads

Members of the Endlovini and Thornhill communities blocked off the R67 at the Nemato/Thornhill crossroads...
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Happy Hours children enjoy a day at the beach

Children from Happy Hours Pre-primary had an outing to Kelly's Beach this morning, accompanied by...

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Springbok legend Danie Gerber tests positive for Covid-19 in PE

SA rugby legend Danie Gerber has tested positive for Covid-19. Gerber, 61, was diagnosed in Port Elizabeth on Friday. The World Rugby Hall of Fame star,...

High cholesterol survivor launches Team Sweat to help others

Diagnosed with high cholesterol in 2014, Bubele Vulani knew he had to make a lifestyle change. Vulani said he changed his diet and began exercising...

Siya Kolisi and John Dobson appeal to the public to adhere...

Stormers captain Siya Kolisi and coach John Dobson have underlined the gravity of the 21-day national lockdown facing the country from midnight on Thursday. Both...

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Do a ‘lockdown clean’ and donate items to charity

Kingswood College is encouraging locals to take part in the "Reduce and Reuse 21 Day...

Municipal Notice – Covid-19

Ndlambe Municipality established a Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee on Wednesday last week to establish an...

Emergency contact numbers

In case you encounter problems during the 21-day lockdown, here are the emergency numbers you...

Covid-19 cases jump to 709 in SA

Health minister Zweli Mkhize has announced that the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 has...

Breaking records on yet another long walk

Local long-distance walker, Russell Kearney, along with his faithful canine companion, Kei, will once again...

How the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting institutions and social gatherings

A considerable amount of anxiety has spread through the area, as it has throughout the...

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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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