Sunday, February 25, 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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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: ‘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‚...

Heavenly spa treatments in the garden

THE Mobile Beauty Salon arrived at the Talk of the Town offices at Tuesday lunchtime and began setting up the beds, towels and soothing...

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...

Farewell from the Coopers

TO all our friends and customers in Port Alfred, we would like to thank you for your loyal support, interest and encouragement through 11...

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....

Have a happy St Valentine’s Day

IT’S the day the romantics express their love, and clandestine admirers breach their introverted-selves to declare their feelings for one another. But Valentine’s Day, as...

Road closures and diversions – New Year’s Day

EC: Port Alfred Cluster: 2017-12-29 Due to the high volumes of vehicle and pedestrian traffic on our coast on New year's day the following areas...

Kenton, the best destination for business

THE Kenton-on-Sea/Bushman’s Chamber of Business and Tourism AGM took place last Thursday evening, and the news was that Kenton and it surrounding environs is the...
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