Thursday, October 17, 2019

SABC gets initial R2.1bn bailout

The government is to give the cash-strapped SABC a R2.1bn bailout‚ but it is only part of what the public broadcaster was promised. Communications minister...

‘No’ to tavern at old clinic

Bathurst residents object to proposed use of municipal building A controversial application to lease a portion of the Bathurst Commonage to a private business to...
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Another superb GBS dinner for Port Alfred clients

GBS Mutual Bank's annual dinner for its Port Alfred clients, held at the Port Alfred High School hall on Thursday night. GBS chairman Prof...

How to cope during a banking strike? Go digital

Go online as a way to minimise the impact of a proposed banking sector strike on Friday. This was the advice from the Banking Association...

SANParks workers to strike on Friday over wage dispute

SANParks employees are expected to embark on a nationwide strike this week following unresolved wage negotiations‚ the National Union of Public Service and Allied...

Oracle Media finalists in New Generation National Awards 2019

Oracle Media has done it yet again! This time they are finalists in the New Generation National Awards 2019. New Generation Social & Digital Media...

Healthy soil equals healthy food, King tells farmers

Soil quality was the purpose of the discussion at the Overberg Agri Conference Centre in Alexandria on Tuesday lunchtime, and Peter King of Yara...

Municipality answers questions regarding Bathurst Commonage sand mine proposal

Following up on our front-page story in this week's Talk of the Town regarding the Bathurst Commonage, the municipality replied to our questions but...

SABC chief operations officer quits after just three months

Three months after being appointed into the hot seat at the c as acting chief operations officer‚ Craig van Rooyen, has resigned. Citing personal and...

Melanie Walker at the Port Alfred Garden Club

Tomorrow, Tuesday August 6, TV celebrity Melanie Walker will be speaking at the Port Alfred Garden Club. Walker will be speaking on "A journey into...

Possible Eskom strike could result in more load-shedding: Here is what you need to...

The possibility of industrial action is reportedly drawing near‚ as top managers demand a pay hike. Here is what you need to know: Cause of strike TimesLIVE...

Business Forum focuses on security and beautification

The Port Alfred Business Forum, including Sunshine Coast Tourism, met at My Pond Hotel in Van der Riet Street on Thursday evening with two...

SPCA helped to reduce the number of unwanted animals

It's important work, so here is another photograph from Mandela Day at the SPCA where vets, volunteers from 43 Air School and the community...

Water interruption

Ndlambe municipal notice: Notice is hereby given that Ndlambe Municipality will be doing a scheduled shutdown of the Sarel Hayward Dam supply system. The shutdown...

CCTV cameras assist in nabbing suspects after a high-speed chase!

From Atlas Security Group Marketing Manager, Wayne Hart. an alert was received from the SAPS to be on the lookout for a suspicious vehicle...

Armed robbery at the Vodacom shop

Port Alfred CBD was rocked on Wednesday morning when armed robbers entered the Vodacom shop in Anchorage Mall and, according to unofficial reports, stole...

Follow the money: Jacob Zuma faces questions over key departments

Former SA president at state capture inquiry Day 2 Zuma has been implicated by several high-ranking politicians and officials of influencing the appointment of cronies...

Another successful soiree

Port Alfred's iconic Wharf Street was abuzz again this Friday evening when hundreds of people meandered into shops, met good friends and chatted, listened...

Last weekend to enjoy the National Arts Festival

Well, that’s eight days of National Arts Festival done and dusted, as they say, but there’s still another three days of antics and animated...

Good vibes at The Village Bistro with Robin Auld

by BRYAN SMITH It was your normal Sunday evening in Bathurst on June 30 where locals gathered to enjoy a fun-filled evening of music. Yet...

Tammy-Lynne Bosch, the Eastern Cape’s Young Chef of the Year

Tammy-Lynne Bosch was named Young Chef of the Year in the Eastern Cape Chef Forum’s first annual awards presentation in Port Elizabeth in May. The...

Woolworths accused of ‘copying’ local sock design‚ opens inquiry

A year after admitting there were striking similarities between Ubuntu Baba’s baby carriers and its own‚ Woolworths is again facing controversy‚ this time over...

Tiso Blackstar Group sells media business to Lebashe for R1bn

Tiso Blackstar Group, the publisher of TimesLIVE, the Sunday Times and several other media titles, has sold its print, broadcasting and content businesses in...

Help from Canada

BigM intends to assist Ndlambe deal with climate change Ndlambe Municipality has enthusiastically welcomed Canadian support to tackle green issues like waste management and climate change. BigM...

Ndlambe Notice: Water supply, Wards 3 and 4

Maintenance is scheduled for the June 19 at the main supply pipeline in Kenton-on-Sea and the reticulation network in Ward 3 and Ward 4....

Only leave your Footeprints

The Jane Foote Gallery, which was open over the long weekend, will remain open for business this weekend (June 21 to 23) due to...

Wharf Street Soiree – a magical evening

There was a lot of excitement alongside the river bank on Friday evening where the inaugural Wharf Street Soiree took place. There was great food,...

Fuel price goes up at midnight thanks to carbon tax and weak rand

Fuel prices will rise by 9c a litre for petrol and 33c for diesel on Wednesday‚ the national energy department announced on Tuesday. Wholesale paraffin...

Plagiarism increasing in SA’s management circles‚ UJ study finds

Several researchers in the field of management in South Africa are stealing others' work and passing it off as their own and getting it...

‘It was the most depressing time of my career’: Rajesh Sundaram’s damning testimony in...

On Monday former ANN7 editor Rajesh Sundaram testified at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture in Parktown‚ Johannesburg. He spoke about his experience...
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