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Nearly 500 dead in Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Idai

The death toll in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai‚ considered the most significant natural disaster in Mozambique’s recent memory‚ has risen to 446. The weather...

Hit a pothole? Government is liable to foot the bill for...

You may have missed the memo earlier but Arrive Alive has reminded motorists that they can claim from the government for pothole damage to...

No round bags please! New baggage rules at OR Tambo International

OR Tambo International Airport implemented new bag rules on Monday‚ aimed at preventing blockages and breakdowns in its baggage handling system. The airport's Samukelo Khambule...

UPDATE ON WATER QUALITY FROM NDLAMBE MUNICIPALITY

Municipal spokesman Cecil Mbolekwa said: "The municipality discovered that there are traces of colour in our water supply. The municipality embarked on an investigation...

One person killed and two injured in violent Durban protest

A 22-year-old man was shot dead and two others injured after more than 100 people stormed tuckshops in Kenville outside Durban on Sunday. KwaZulu-Natal police...

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UPDATE ON WATER QUALITY FROM NDLAMBE MUNICIPALITY

Municipal spokesman Cecil Mbolekwa said: "The municipality discovered that there are traces of colour in our water supply. The municipality embarked on an investigation...

It’s almost time for the Bathurst Show

With just over two weeks to go, anticipation of the biggest agricultural event in the Eastern Cape is building, but concerns have been expressed...

WATER CRISIS – UPDATE No. 4 – PORT ALFRED

It has been brought to our attention that there are many areas in Port Alfred without water once again. According to Clr Schenk, there is...

Get ready for the thrills of inflatable boat racing at the...

Sportsmen and women from around the country, along with several overseas competitors, are preparing themselves for a challenge and hope to walk away with...
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Illegal dumping next to 43 Air School

Video taken on March 23 of illegal dumping at a wooded area next to 43 Air School and just before the Marjorie Parrish TB...

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UPDATE ON WATER QUALITY FROM NDLAMBE MUNICIPALITY

Municipal spokesman Cecil Mbolekwa said: "The municipality discovered that there are traces of colour in our water supply. The municipality embarked on an investigation...

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Illegal dumping next to 43 Air School

Video taken on March 23 of illegal dumping at a wooded area next to 43...
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The state of the Port Alfred balancing dam

On Saturday March 23, Talk of the Town went to look at the state of...
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WATCH: Reckless driving on the R72

A reckless driver on the R72 between Fish River and Port Alfred, who repeatedly crossed...
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Shopping quickly and wisely at PAHS trolley dash

The winner of the Port Alfred High School carnival raffle, which brought in R60,000 for...
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Another burst pipe leaves residents without water

Residents noticed a water leak in Dickinson Road between Atherstone Road and George Street last...
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Rain 1, cricket 0 – but winners all round

Though no cricket was played on the final day of the annual Pineapple Tournament due...
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Well supported Settlers Park quiz

The latest Settlers Park quiz was well attended, with residents and visitors taking part. Quizmaster...
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Another successful Port Alfred High School carnival

After worrying about the morning rain putting a damper on the Port Alfred High School...
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Prof Enocent Msindo inspires at CMA breakfast

https://youtu.be/zXSELjUuETw Rhodes University professor, Enocent Msindo gave an impassioned address to the members attending the Christian...
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How to sell an Impala or warthog the right way

Pike's Post at the Bathurst Agricultural Museum was the place to be on Friday evening...

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Get ready for the thrills of inflatable boat racing at the...

Sportsmen and women from around the country, along with several overseas competitors, are preparing themselves for a challenge and hope to walk away with...

Everyone okay for a game of croquet?

Roger and Sue Darkes from the Port Alfred Croquet Club visited Damant Lodge last week to arrange a game of croquet for the residents. It...

Kingswood face tough title defence

Kingswood College are geared up for their title defence but know they face a stiff examination when the opening leg of the SPAR Eastern...

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Book review: A review of “Unisa, 1873 to 2018” by Andrew Manson

A study of the history of South Africa’s premier distance learning institution Although the subject matter...

Scifest 2019

Among the many interesting lectures delivered by overseas scientist and our local scientists one of...

Kingswood face tough title defence

Kingswood College are geared up for their title defence but know they face a stiff...

Kosra meeting called to discuss continuing water crisis

An emergency meeting was called on Tuesday for concerned residents to air their grievances with...

Clean-up to bring community together

Talk of the Town, Rosehill SuperSpar and Nemato Spar have teamed up for a clean-up...

The cross I gladly Bear

Carrying and wheeling a life-sized cross all the way from his home in Gonubie to...

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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,...

43 Air School awarded best general aviation company as it celebrates...

On Friday November 30, students and staff at 43 Air School gathered to hear CEO Attie Niemann address them and to celebrate the 30...

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