Saturday, October 20, 2018

SAA slashes flights to EL and PE in bid to cut costs

South African Airways is cutting the number of flights to East London and Port Elizabeth in a shakeup that has also seen the slashing...

The Hef set a high standard – SA’s first Playboy cover girl Tracy McGregor

In the wake of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner’s death‚ SA’s first Playboy magazine cover girl‚ Tracy McGregor has reflected on the proud moment of...

Eight KZN families delight at R10-million land claim success

Standing on his 849 hectares and looking out into the distance‚ 35-year-old factory worker Zwelihle Dlamini is elated at the prospects his newly acquired...

National Treasury bails out SAA

The government has again come to the rescue of the financially crippled South African Airways (SAA) with a bailout of R3-billion. SAA will repay its...

Help our drought-hit farmers‚ begs AgriSA

Farmers' organisation AgriSA has urged South Africans to dip into their pockets to contribute to its drought fund. Last year‚ R17-million was donated to the...

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...

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,...

BREAKING: Accident at Pick n Pay

THERE were cries of anguish as part of the roof of Pick n Pay at the Heritage Mall collapsed earlier today. It has been reported...

Fine wines at Hoppy’s Paddle Inn

When one wanders through Historic Wharf Street, indulge for a moment and follow a mystical alleyway through to Cafe Reset. Once inside the idyllic...

PostNet Port Alfred celebrates its second birthday

POSTNET was founded in 1994, a time when there was an urgent need in South Africa for an operation that could deliver a range...

Money Matters: Protect your income

AS mentioned before, one’s most valuable asset is the ability to earn an income. If this seems far-fetched, please do yourself a massive favour...

Finest vintage cutlery sets at Rugz n Thingz

Transforming a meal into a luxurious occasion starts with the table setting, and finding the prefect selection is a pleasure at the Vintage Décor...

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner died on Wednesday at the age of 91. Here’s a...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ju8hZ4mpFf0&feature=youtu.be https://www.talkofthetown.co.za/2017/09/28/playboy-founder-hugh-hefner-died/

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...

Much ado about 36 Dutch tourists, but what about the other 390?

On Sunday 36 Dutch tourists were robbed at gunpoint. They are understandably traumatised and have left the country. In other news, 390 South Africans...

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has died

Founder of the Playboy empire‚ Hugh Hefner has died at the of 91 of natural causes. BBC News has on Thursday morning reported that Playboy...

With less than 90 days to go‚ kids start dreaming about their Dear Santa...

Father Christmas had better be clued up on popular animated television series because that's what has inspired this year's top toy lists. With less than...

Nightmare holiday: Dutch tourists robbed and terrorised

Dutch tourists held up at gunpoint, robbed and terrorised in bus from airport Forty-nine hours after a group of Dutch tourists set foot in South...

KPMG should make full disclosure about its past‚ say former SARS officials

Auditing firm KPMG should make full and frank disclosure about its past conduct and institute credible initiatives to make right the harm that was...

Some of Dutch robbery victims had safety concerns before trip to SA

The Dutch ambassador to South Africa‚ Marisa Gerards‚ says some of the Dutch tourists who were robbed in Johannesburg on Sunday night booked an...

SA claims title for world’s tallest cupcake tower – and it’s all for a...

South Africa has claimed a new Guinness World Records title for the tallest tower of cupcakes. The 10.7m tall tower showcased a whopping 6‚370 cupcakes....

Dutch tourists attacked after landing at OR Tambo International Airport

Dozens of elderly Dutch tourists‚ who had just arrived at OR Tambo International Airport for a three-week holiday‚ were attacked by armed robbers posing...

What the Guptas spent on wedding desserts

What are you prepared to pay for cranberries‚ kiwi and a single scoop of ice cream? Thanks to the international auditing firm KPMG and the...

Cosatu promises Wednesday’s anti state capture protest will be peaceful

Trade union federation Cosatu promises a peaceful demonstration when it embarks on a one-day national strike against state capture on Wednesday. “Though this is a...

SA unveils ‘Triple-Win’ bid to host Rugby World Cup 2023

If South Africa wins the bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup it would be an “unbeatable triple-win”‚ the World Rugby Council was...

Cape Town provides backdrop for new British TV drama

It’s 1965 in the Yemeni port of Aden‚ and as the swinging sixties deliver sexual liberation‚ feminism and The Beatles‚ a British army unit...

East London dinosaur show aims to give kids a good experience

East London dinosaur enthusiasts are in for a treat over the next five weeks as they have the opportunity to walk among the prehistoric...

Abalone mafia targeting SA donkeys‚ says NatGeo investigation

With donkey skins worth up to R5‚300 each in China‚ abalone smugglers in South Africa are muscling in. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/09/wildlife-watch-donkey-skins-china-wildlife-trafficking/ A report in National Geographic by Cape...

‘Comrade‚ you are a pathological liar’ – Khoza and Kodwa go at it on...

Former ANC member Makhosi Khoza and ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa engaged in a fiery exchange on SABC’s Morning Live programme on Friday as Khoza...

Walter Sisulu University residences are hell‚ say students

Men and women students share showers in overcrowded cockroach-infested residences with broken windows‚ doors and beds as well as inadequate sanitation. This is what students...
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