Saturday, June 23, 2018

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...

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...

Dedicated tuckshop entrepreneur

EVERY morning, Nandipha Chani wakes up, prepares vetkoek, filled with either chicken livers or polony, and goes to work. Chani is a street vendor. Her...

Tough times

Business and tourism hoping for better things next year THE past year has been a bad year for South Africa in terms of economic growth,...

Learning about digital marketing

LAST week I attended a social media workshop held in Port Elizabeth by Oracle Media, a company specialising in digital marketing, promotions and social...

Lew Geffen graces Sotheby’s Sapphire awards

SOTHEBY’S in Port Alfred scored a coup by having chairman of Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty, Lew Geffen, his wife Sandy and daughter Yael...

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...

SOS at Talk of the Town

  A NEW initiative by Tiso Black Star Group Community Newspapers (TMCN) – Smart Office Solutions (SOS) – will assist members of the public to...

GBS thanks Sunshine Coast clients at annual dinner

JON HOUZET THE 14th annual GBS Mutual Bank dinner for clients in Port Alfred and surrounding areas was held at the Port Alfred High School...

Cooperation in borehole analysis

IN contrast to its previous meeting, where farmers walked out on proceedings, this time around their meeting with Amatola Water and independent geohydrology specialists,...

Ladies High Tea celebrated birthday in style

On Saturday (October 1 2016) Casa Mia Health Spa & Guesthouse hosted a special ladies High Tea event to celebrate its 12th birthday with...

Talk of the Town celebrates 20 years

  IT was 20 years ago when two friends, Mauneen Charter and Barbara Hanstein began the great adventure – to produce a newspaper to cater...

My Pond wins Lilizela 2016 award

Last night (22 September 2016) at the Lilizela 2016 Eastern Cape Provincial Awards Event held at the Hemmingway's Hotel in East London, MyPond won...

Foodies’ delight at MyPond

IT was an evening to remember recently when the media descended on MyPond Hotel to taste the culinary delights of chef Sharmila Simon, who...

War on waste escalates

  KENTON’S waste disposal woes are not over yet, despite a public meeting convened by Ndlambe Municipality to address residents’ needs last Wednesday. The meeting was...

Tourism support

LOUISE KNOWLES THE new mayor of Ndlambe, Phindile Faxi, assured tourism stakeholders and businesses that they had the municipality’s support, when he spoke at the...

Diners Club platinum award for Royal St Andrews

PORT Alfred’s newest fine dining restaurant, The Thistle at the Royal St Andrews Hotel, has joined a handful of Eastern Cape restaurants to be...

Top student learning about ‘food for the future’ in overseas study

  RECOGNISED for her academic talent, another auspicious alumnus of Alexandria Christian Academy, Nanje Olivier, is doing her Masters degree in aquaculture at Ghent University...

Kenton small business workshop inspires entrepreneurs

ASPIRING small business entrepreneurs in the Kenton-on-Sea area received tips and tools on how to start and grow their businesses from Ziglar-certified coach Shona...
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