Thursday, December 13, 2018

Drowning incident at Port Alfred

Stephen Slade, NSRI Port Alfred deputy station commander, said: 2 Incidents: At 15h13, Saturday, 07 October, NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were activated following reports of...

Alexandria – farm attack and robbery

EC:Port Alfred Cluster : Alexandria : 2017-11-25 A Case of House Robbery is being investigated following an incident that took place on a farm in...

Businesswoman of the year award goes to…

KELLY Ferreira, formerly from Port Alfred, won the prestigious Emerging Entrepreneur prize at the Business Woman Association Awards 2017/Investec Regional Business Achievers Awards this...

Port Alfred gets ready for a new-look mall

RENOVATIONS to Port Alfred’s Heritage Mall are well underway and, despite a little inconvenience to shoppers, the new-look mall should excite locals and visitors...
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Social worker gets big surprise

Social worker Bulelwa Gemashe had a big surprise when she entered one of the conference rooms at the Port Alfred Social Development offices last...

Maserati‚ Merc G-wagen‚ ‘hot’ cash – and an AK47 – found in VAT fraud...

Nine members of a syndicate suspected of operating a large-scale value added tax (VAT) fraud scam‚ with a potential loss to the fiscus of...

Fish River Sun, the end of the line?

THE Fish River Sun, including the iconic Gary Player golf course, the famous breakfasts and the preferred venue for many prestigious events, is likely...

Artist Walter Meyer stabbed to death

Celebrated South African artist Walter Meyer has been stabbed to death‚ allegedly by someone very close to him. Northern Cape police confirmed on Wednesday that...

Plea to Port Alfred Community to help fire victims

The Port Alfred community have been phenomenal in helping the couple who had to evacuate their home last night when a fire broke out,...

SA Express explains drama on flight 1412

SA Express has given the details of what happened on flight SA1412 from East London to Johannesburg‚ which experience an explosion shortly after takeoff. “The...

JUSTICE MALALA: Main actors in Zimbabwe’s ‘coup’ are the problem, not the solution

A country of false dawns and dashed hopes since 1980 It is tempting to jump for joy and ululate with the oppressed people of Zimbabwe....

Sun International to close its Fish River Sun resort

Sun International will be closing its Fish River Sun resort near Port Alfred by the end of November unless a last-ditch compromise is reached...

Aussie travel advisory bashes South Africa

Murder‚ rape‚ car hijackings‚ civil unrest‚ water shortages‚ spiked drinks‚ drunk drivers and terrorism. These are just a few of the horrors that could be...

Accountant nabbed for pocketing R460-million from employer

A 43-year-old Boksburg woman has for 13 years lived a life many can only dream of – thanks to an ingenious scheme in which...
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WATCH: Bathurst bamboo plantation grows a sustainable future

THE first successful commercial bamboo plantation in Africa can revolutionise commercial industries for a sustainable future With the world looking for more sustainable industries that do not...

State purchases resort for R75m against advice

By Bongani Fuzile Financial advice to avoid haemorrhaging R34-million a year in a tourism deal was ignored by Land Minister Gugile Nkwinti, whose department went...

The death of Stuttafords

Grand old Stuttafords, once the Harrods of SA, will be shutting up shop on August 1, representing perhaps SA’s largest corporate failure in recent...

New interns for Ndlambe

  NDLAMBE Municipality has acquired the services of 25 new interns to assist the various departments in a year-long programme that will help them develop...

Sport takeover for Easter weekend

  A SPORT extravaganza of ginormous proportions will kick off in Port Alfred on April 14-17, under the banner of Amazing Events and promoted by...

Local lass one of the South Africans on Virgin Islands appealing for help after...

Over 280 South African professionals living and working on the British Virgin Islands are appealing to the South African government for assistance after Hurricane...

So were all those Woolies hams just plain old Enterprise in fancy packs?

For the “too posh for polony” South African consumers‚ the listeriosis crisis suddenly got real when Woolworths withdrew 33 of its popular cold meat...

NSRI UPDATE – NATIONAL – ANOTHER HECTIC DAY

SEA RESCUE – NATIONAL – Thursday, 04 January. Tragedy around the coast: 3 fatal drowning victims, 1 missing man, 2 serious injuries of an adult female and a child female...

Listeriosis – what to do with the Enterprise or Rainbow polony in your fridge

If you have any of the polony or sausage products named by the health ministry as possible culprits in South Africa’s listeriosis outbreak -...

Madonsela cries tears of joy as court throws the book at Zuma

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela burst into tears of joy as the High court in Pretoria trashed President Jacob Zuma’s bid to set aside...

SABRIC: ATM card swapping

DUE to the high incidence of ATM Card Fraud, the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) would like to alert bank customers to...

WATCH: ‘Free beer’ as Capetonians loot SAB truck

Booze-loving Capetonians thought Christmas came early this year when an SA Breweries truck lost its load in Wetton suburb‚ southeast of the city centre‚...

SPCA fundraiser, ‘Crazy about animal care’educational talk

BUSINESS coach Tania Adams is the founder of crAzy™ always wins pty ltd, a Port Alfred based strategic business consulting firm, intent on changing...

Municipality in liquor licence transfer debacle

CONFUSION over the terms of a lease in the small boat harbour has resulted in the Ward 10 committee recommending that a liquor licence...

Watch: Sea Chant launched

'Sea Chant' built by Dennis Schultz and his sons, owners of Supercat Marine in Port Alfred, launched their amazing 68 foot "Supercat" on Saturday....

My Home: Why I live in Kenton

Where you decide to live makes a big difference to how much you enjoy being there. Kenton people are very concerned about the wellbeing of...
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