Friday, April 19, 2019

WATCH: No more load-shedding if Eskom turnaround plan is implemented 110%: Pravin Gordhan

If all goes according to plan‚ there will either be no load-shedding - or stage 1 "at the most" - provided Eskom's turnaround plan...

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...

Get ready for the thrills of inflatable boat racing at the Royal St Andrews...

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

Interesting insights into SA food exports

Agri SA’s annual Snapshot of South African Agriculture reveals fascinating insights into where the country’s fruit and vegetable exports are going. Agricultural exports represented 10.8% 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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Help make up a Santa’s Seniors Shoebox

  To brighten up what is often a lonely time for struggling pensioners, Talk of the Town is spearheading a Santa’s Seniors Shoebox collection for...

Arms deal: ‘Damning new evidence’ filed in high court

The Seriti Commission failed in investigating the infamous arms deal. That is what non-profit organisations Right2Know and Corruption Watch said on Thursday after filing “damning...

Tito Mboweni appointed as SA’s new finance minister

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed former Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni as his new finance minister. This comes after former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene decided...

Analysis reveals irregular expenditure of R72-billion in SA

An analysis of 2017-18 financial reports submitted to Parliament by government departments and entities has revealed irregular expenditure of R72.6-billion. Fruitless and wasteful expenditure‚ money...

Things looking good for the Sunshine Coast

Tourism recognises Bekkers’ contribution Sunshine Coast Tourism (SCT), in association with the Port Alfred Business Forum, awarded Martin and Linda Bekker the prestigious Tourism Floating...

Roads mess-up

State of the roads in Port Alfred Service roads alongside the R72 have been virtually destroyed due to the heavy machinery used in the ongoing...

Heritage Day Festival a hit with residents

The Port Alfred High School sports fields were a hive of activity on Saturday at the Talk of the Town Heritage Day Festival when they...

Government has plans to pull economy out of recession: Nene

Finance Minister Nhlanha Nene says he is due to present economic structural reforms and a stimulus package that he believes will pull the economy...

BREAKING NEWS: Cyril Ramaphosa has a recession on his hands

SA has plunged into a recession with a surprise 0.7% contraction in the second quarter of the year. “We are in recession. We reported a...

Petrol price set to go up by between 23 and 25 cents a litre...

More fuel price hikes are on their way next week‚ courtesy of a weaker rand. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA)‚ which was...

Scam alert: ‘How Presidency offered me R200m’

Mpumalanga businessman Gilbert Nkosi could not believe his luck when he received a call from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office informing him of a R200m...

JSE opens weaker in choppy trade as Trump questions Fed’s actions

The JSE opened weaker on Tuesday in cautious trade as the US appeared set on implementing higher tariffs against China‚ while US president Donald...

Gold Fields to cut up to 1‚560 jobs at South Deep mine

Gold Fields is preparing to lay off up to 1‚560 people at its loss-making South Deep mine‚ marking yet another attempt at restoring the...

Rand steady as it recovers from day’s worst levels

The rand was little changed to the dollar from its previous close on Monday afternoon‚ and well off its worst intraday levels‚ after the...

Siza Mzimela appointed as acting CEO of SA Express

The board of South African Express Airways‚ with concurrence from Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan‚ has appointed Siza Mzimela as the new acting CEO...
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Chinese investors hosted in Port Alfred

CHINESE investors may soon be doing business in Sarah Baartman District Municipality if memorandums of understanding (MOU) progress into trade agreements. Five visiting Chinese companies...

Petrol will cost more next month – but it could have been worse: AA

Brace for another petrol price increase‚ but also thank your lucky stars because it could have been much‚ much worse. So said the Automobile Association...
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