Sunday, February 25, 2018

Watch: South African jazz musician Ramopolo Hugh Masekela has died

South African jazz musician Ramopolo Hugh Masekela has died. Masekela lost his battle with prostate cancer in Johannesburg, his family said on Tuesday, January 23...

Let’s Chirp with Tim Cockcroft

Excitement brings birders back for more WELL, here we are... another new year and more birding to be done. I trust you had a good holiday,...

Great turnout for Victory Cup

THERE was a stunning turnout of 182 players for the Victory Cup presented by 43 Air School at the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club...

Mi Casa’s J’Something is a dad

From launching a book‚ to opening a restaurant and being a judge on My Kitchen Rules SA‚ J'Something had an epic 2017. Although he mentioned...

Two children rescued from drowning at West Beach

NSRI have been informed that a Pink Rescue Floatation buoy has been used by a bystander to rescue 2 children from drowning at West...
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Crazy, colourful clocks at children’s art workshop

Clare Rothwell from Khanyi Designs encouraged the kids to let their creativity flow at a Crazy Clock workshop at Red Leaf Nursery this morning....

Investigators battle to confirm death toll of train accident

More than 24 hours after a deadly Shosholoza Meyl train accident‚ emergency services were combing the scene near Kroonstad in the Free State to...

Minstrels on the march as Tweede Nuwejaar festivities get under way

The Cape Town Street Parade got under way on Tuesday‚ with more than 13‚000 minstrels taking part and an expected crowd of more than...

NSRI APPEAL FOR PINK RESCUE BUOYS

SEA RESCUE – NATIONAL – Saturday, 30th December. NSRI appeal to the public in the PINK RESCUE FLOATATION BUOY CAMPAIGN: NSRI are appealing to the...

FULL MOON SPRING TIDE – NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY ALERT:

NSRI are urging extreme public caution and safety awareness around the coast from today and over this coming weekend and next week. The FULL MOON SPRING...

Kowie Striders Fun Run as festive as ever

As is always the case at the annual Kowie Striders Fun Run on Boxing Day, there was a great festive spirit among the participants...
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Trevor and his guide dog on the Kowie Striders Fun Run

In addition to prizes for men, women, and junior boys and girls in the top three spots in the 5km and 8km races of...
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Huge turnout for annual Kowie Striders fun run

The start of the annual Kowie Striders Fun Run at the Port Alfred Country Club in beautiful weather this evening. This year's run drew...

Hiking, the best way to explore the Eastern Cape coastline

FROM game reserves to spectacular views over the ocean and the excitement of feeling truly one with nature – that is what Shipwreck Hiking...

Following the Christmas Tree Trail

THERE was great festive season spirit on display at the Christmas Tree Trail through Port Alfred on Monday and Tuesday evening this week. The event,...

A fishy story: Kowie dog attacks ragged tooth shark

WHEN one lives in a small town like Port Alfred, or any of the surrounding towns and villages, you often hear of weird and...

The story of Sibuya

FROM the hectic, fast moving world and bright lights of Johannesburg to the sedate life of owning and managing a game reserve in the...

Welcome to sunshine!

By SANDY BIRCH, Sunshine Coast Tourism Manager A WARM sunny welcome to all our visitors.  We have an action-packed season lined up for your entertainment,...

Ndlambe FM receives massive boost in funding

NDLAMBE FM has received a massive boost from the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA). MDDA agent Vuyelwa Mbazana and Independent Communications Authority of South...

Eight-year-old found passed out after allegedly consuming alcohol

An eight-year-old boy and two teenage girls were found passed out after drinking at the annual Opening of the Season in Port Elizabeth‚ metro...

Beautiful array of bonsai at local club’s show

THE Sunshine Coast Bonsai Club recently held its first show, displaying an array of trees nurtured and trained by members of the club, which...

A crime novel with familiar circumstances

FOR his first published work, author Monty Roodt decided on a setting close to home – a murder mystery set in Bathurst. Roodt, a professor...

NCAL joins youth training for Amanzi Festival

NEMATO Change a Life (NCAL) has partnered with the organisers of Amanzi Festival sponsored by Royal St Andrews Hotel to have some of their...

Port Alfred parkrun well attended for first run

This morning eager runners, walkers and strollers attended the first official parkrun in Port Alfred which started at the Port Alfred library lawns and...

Repeat after me: DStv must not promote old shows as new...

DStv has been rapped over the knuckles for promoting repeats as new offerings. The advertising watchdog agreed with a subscriber who objected to the US...

Brace for a whopping fuel price increase

Motorists can brace themselves for a whopping fuel price increase. Petrol will increase by 71 cents per litre on Wednesday‚ the Department of Energy announced...

Update: State purchases resort for R75m against advice

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

Book review: Thwala unpacks hard hitting realities of the past

THWALA, written by Shaw Park Primary teacher, Eve Clayton, unpacks the practice of ukuthwala – the forced marriage of young women and girls in...

Multichoice paid R100-million for ‘influence over digital migration’ – DA

South Africa’s leading pay TV service provider‚ Multichoice‚ is in the hot seat once more with new revelations from the Democratic Alliance over a...
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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...
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