Monday, May 16, 2022

Royal family imbizo resolves to remove Dalindyebo as AbaThembu king

The AbaThembu royal family imbizo held at Bumbane Great Place has resolved to remove Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo as king of AbaThembu and replace him with...

ANC resolves to take away rural land custodianship from chiefs

South Africans living on communal land under the custodianship of traditional leaders are set to gain full control and ownership of 13 percent of...

Latest Covid-19 figures show all areas of PE metro affected

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has pleaded with residents to adhere to strict Covid-19 regulations after the latest breakdown of figures revealed the city...

Tides for Port Alfred – October 8 to 15

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Eastern Cape adequately prepared for pandemic, Ramaphosa says

President Cyril Ramaphosa was concerned by the rising number of Covid-19 infections in the Eastern Cape, he said in Port Elizabeth on Thursday. But after...

Disgraced accountant to spend eight years in jail for fraud

Disgraced Cape Town chartered accountant Willem Roux Mouton‚ found guilty last year of defrauding the Eastern Cape Development Corporation in 2012‚ after stealing R1.3-million...

Open Letter to Minister Tito Mboweni by Gerhard Papenfus, CE of NEASA

OPEN LETTER From Gerhard Papanfus, Chief Executive of the National Employers Association of South Africa 29 July 2021 Mr Tito Mboweni Minister of Finance Dear Minister Mboweni INTRODUCTION OF TAX...

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,...

Mineworkers face bleak future – Anglo Gold to retrench up to 8500 workers

The second retrenchment from his job as a mine worker will come as a blow to Vuyisani Lengisi, a breadwinner for his six children...

New level 1 restrictions for Easter

From Businesstech President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that government will introduce new restrictions for South Africa ahead of the Easter weekend. In a national address on...

SA economy is bleeding jobs

More people are out of work‚ for the third straight quarter. Statistics South Africa said new figures from the Quarterly Employment Survey show that SA’s...

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...

BEE cannot play a role in emergency funds allocation, says union Solidarity

The government is yet to disburse the R200m Covid-19 relief funding for the tourism industry as it awaits a court outcome on its decision...

New cattery to open at Port Alfred SPCA, and you are invited

Port Alfred & Ndlambe District SPCA’s invite you to take a step inside the new and improved cattery. Walking through the new entrance gate visitors...

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...
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At last, great motorbikes at an affordable price

At the short ribbon-cutting ceremony were, from left, office manager Angelique Botha, owner Brian Fitzhenry, workshop manager Peter Jouster and Clinton Millard of Multi...

A boost for Ndlambe tourism

THERE’S a new player in the tourism industry, TravelCo, and its initial aim is to promote Ndlambe and the Eastern Cape. “Our immediate focus for...

Prospects grim for Western Cape farms

The Western Cape is facing a jobs bloodbath as 50‚000 workers in the agriculture sector might get the sack due to the drought. A rise...

Doctors protest against armed robberies

Port Elizabeth doctors complain about spike in crime About 80 private doctors protested in Port Elizabeth on Monday demanding police action against against armed robbers...

‘Major strides at Eskom’ as Medupi powers up and CEO slashes costs

Eskom has made major strides to improve its operational stability ‚ including launching a reliability maintenance project to ensure stable power generation‚ CEO Andre...

GBS assures its commitment to people in troubled times

GBS Mutual Bank reported its most profitable year yet and a balance sheet growth of 10% to R1.535-billion in the year ending March 31...

Find an array of products at iGadi Market

The iGadi Market is an online farm shop that delivers the best of the Eastern Cape to your home. It began in May 2020 and...

How social grant recipients will have to pay to get their money

Grindrod Bank announced on Wednesday that as of April 1‚ the South African Security Agency (Sassa) will no longer carry the cost of bank...

Looking good in lockdown: sharp spike in hair and beauty product sales

Being stuck indoors has created a higher demand for ethnic hair care and other beauty products as people have a lot of time to...

‘Change Mthatha Airport back to K D Matanzima’: Mandla Mandela

Mandla Mandela has called for Mthatha Airport to once again be named after King Kaizer Daliwonga Matanzima of Western Thembuland. The airport was known as...

Seven things you should know about the Gupta media deal

The controversial Gupta family has announced that it is selling its media assets to Mzwanele Manyi‚ a former government spokesman and head of the...

Sarah Baartman District Covid-19 Case Breakdown – 4 July 2020

SARAH BAARTMAN DISTRICT - COVID-19 Case Breakdown and Case Breakdown per area/town as at 4 July 2020   Talk of the Town Reporter

Parliament to study court ruling on funding of political parties

Parliament says it will study Wednesday’s ruling by the Western Cape High Court that the legislature has 18 months within which to remedy the...

Competition Commission calls for submissions on car service workshops and warranties

Do you believe that you should have the right to have your car serviced at the workshop of your choice without jeopardising your warranty‚...

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...