Monday, March 18, 2019

Eskom’s coal-fired power stations exceed pollution limits – report

Nearly all Eskom power plants persistently exceed air pollution limits stipulated in their licences. This is according to a new report by US coal plant...

Elegant design and practicality come together at CosiHome

Based in Port Alfred but offering its services to clients anywhere in the country, CosiHome has world-class facilities to produce elegant and practical solutions...

REISSUE: The Amanzi Challenge is almost here

Now in its third year, the 2019 Royal Port Alfred Hotel Amanzi Challenge, that includes surfing, bodyboarding, a swim, a trail run, beach handball,...

Misrepresenting your business to obtain minimum wage exemption could land you in jail

The National Minimum Wage Act came into effect on January 1 2019. While the Department of Labour has issued exemptions to the Act, it...
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Jangle treats PA in aid of animal welfare

Ann Jangle's strong, rich voice boomed out over the full house at the Bean and Olive at her Saturday lunchtime performance in aid of...

Shipwreck cocktail bar opens in Kenton

The Shipwreck cocktail bar opened at The Volo last on Friday January 25, offering another entertainment venue for the people of Kenton-on-Sea and surrounds. Owner...

Water in Port Alfred will be off until “at least midnight”

Ndlambe Municipality is currently struggling to re-establish water connections to residents in the Port Alfred area due to a collapsing infrastructure and leaks that...

Hospitality app wins top international awards

What started as a vision to build a guest feedback app for hospitality and accommodation industry in tourism, has grown into an international award...

Ndlambe Municipality Achievement, 2018

  Yet again Ndlambe has been awarded Blue Flag International status for the fourteenth (14th) consecutive year at Kelly’s Beach, Port Alfred and for the...

Ndlambe Municipal Notice: Liquor Trading Hours

Extension of liquor trading hours This notice serves to inform all affected parties of a resolution taken by Ndlambe Council at the meeting held in...
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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,...

‘Tis the season to spend lots of money

Research from short-term lender Wonga found that local consumers are set to spend R204bn over the festive season, an average of R5,706 each for...
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A Freight Train a coming…

Hoppy's Paddle Inn "Friday Night is Wine Night" featured the laid-back sounds of Freight Train on Friday evening. The band - Dennis Schultz, lead vocalist, banjo...

43 Air School awarded best general aviation company as it celebrates its 30th birthday

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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Santa spreads joy at Kenny’s

In a whistle-stop tour to visit the good children of Port Alfred on Sunday, Santa Clause, aka Father Christmas, Kris Kringle among a host...

Shop here, take home a car

ALL SMILES: It was a jubilant occasion for Yolisa Mabece who was the winner of a Toyota AYGO supplied by Kowie Toyota in Pick...

43 Air School awarded best general aviation company as it celebrates its 30th birthday

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

We’re all to blame for power cuts, says Eskom chairman Mabuza

All South Africans are responsible for power cuts, and it is a pain that the entire country has to bear. So says Eskom chairman Jabu...

No stop-and-go sections on the R72 between Port Alfred and Great Fish River

Good news for Port Alfred There will be no stop-and-go sections on the R72, section 3, between Port Alfred and Great Fish River in the...

Parliament gives go-ahead for land expropriation without compensation

The National Assembly has adopted the constitutional review committee's report recommending a constitutional amendment to expropriate land without compensation. 209 MPs voted in favour of...

Don’t worry, be happy

The words of the Bobby McFerrin song were the message at Friday evening's wellness talk at MyPond Hotel with life coach and educationalist Elize Ellis...
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Emergency services trained to use the jaws of life

On Tuesday Ndlambe Fire and Rescue Services from Port Alfred and Kenton-on-Sea/Bushmans spend time at the Port Alfred fire station learning how to use the Jaws...

MARKET WRAP: JSE falls as Naspers’s 2018 slide reaches 31%

The JSE all share closed weaker on Tuesday‚ slipping below 51‚000 points‚ as the overall market was pulled down by Naspers‚ with earlier gains...

DA proposes policy to end Eskom monopoly

The Democratic Alliance is planning to introduce what it calls a “cheaper energy bill” – a proposal it said would break the monopoly of...

Agri EC president talks on expropriation without compensation

DOUG STERN Over the last few months, there have been significant developments with regards to organised agriculture’s engagements with the ANC and government in regard...

Enkuthazweni needs your help

It has now been 20 years that the Enkuthazweni Disabled Children’s Project has been caring for children with disabilities from the Nemato Township, relying...

The success of the clivia

A local success story leads to a challenge of accepted history on the origin of the clivia The clivia is a highly sought-after flowering plant,...

JSE closes flat but extends losses to fourth consecutive week

MARKET WRAP   The JSE closed flat on Friday‚ but ended the week 2.58% lower‚ after neither global markets nor the rand gave the local bourse...

SABC probing possible breaches in editorial code on coverage of VBS saga

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) says it has taken action to investigate possible breaches in its editorial code regarding the manner in which...

JSE slips in broad-based losses as Fed turns hawkish

The JSE fell on Thursday‚ bringing its cumulative losses for the week so far to 2.5% as risk-off trade on global markets continues. Indications the...
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