Saturday, December 5, 2020

SANParks reopens for self-drive day excursions after two monthsSan

SA National Parks (SANParks) has announced that self-drive excursions for day visitors will be permitted from Monday in parks that cater for self-drives. SANParks CEO...

Zola Nene gives Gordon Ramsay a taste of Zulu cuisine

The Zulu and the British meet once again in a clash of pots, or rather in an exchange of culinary knowledge. Bubbly award-winning cookbook author,...

Lockdown has not stopped sardines from appearing in the Eastern Cape

The jury is still out on whether the much-anticipated sardine run will take place soon‚ although large shoals have been spotted along the Eastern...

When to see the International Space Station pass super brightly overhead

Skygazers, this is definitely a sight worth waking up early for The silver lining of travel bans is that there's been less air traffic -...

Covid-19 lockdown: Need to move faster on relief, and split tourism...

The issue of whether some subsectors within the broader tourism sector can ease back into operations sooner is under discussion by government. Tourism minister Mmamoloko...

An initiative to help save our favourite Bathurst entertainment spots

Save my Spot is an initiative of the Bathurst Development Trust and was born out of the realisation that without some cash flow many...

Surnames could dictate when you can buy booze: here is what...

The Liquor Traders Association of SA (LTASA) has submitted a detailed plan to government outlining protocols around the sale of alcohol during lockdown. The association‚...

How to disinfect your vehicle without damaging its interior

Now that more people have returned to work and will be driving cars, and possibly sharing rides with others, it will be important to...

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

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

Iconic SA magazines to fold as Caxton pulls the plug

Caxton and CTP Publishers & Printers on Tuesday said it had decided, in principle, to close its magazine division. This affects at least 10...

Spur Group will not reopen its 600 restaurants under soft lockdown

The Spur Group will not be opening any time soon as it was hit hard financially by physical distancing rules even before the lockdown...

Strict new regulations to contain virus will see bars in SA...

The government has solidified plans to punish those who refuse medical examinations‚ isolation and quarantine in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis. In regulations gazetted...

End of an exciting Kowie Toyota Pineapple Cricket Tournament 2020

For a week the cricket teams in the Lower Albany area compete in the Pineapple Cricket Tournament, and this year the competition was stiff...
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Happy Hours children enjoy a day at the beach

Children from Happy Hours Pre-primary had an outing to Kelly's Beach this morning, accompanied by parents. The warm weather made for a perfect opportunity...
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Beware of glass shards in the sand on West Beach

Shards of broken glass lie scattered in the sand over a large portion of Port Alfred's West Beach between the parking lot and the...

The Sunshine Coast gets the thumbs-up from Eastern Cape Tourism

Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism MEC, himself a son of the Sunshine Coast, Mlungisi Mvoko, launched the #EC Yours 2 Explore campaign at...

Bonsai Club’s annual show at Girl Guide Hall

From December 6 to 8, the Sunshine Coast Bonsai Club will be having their annual bonsai show at the Girl Guide Hall in Port...
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PAHS thanks supporters and sponsors with snacks and sundowners

Port Alfred High School headmaster Clive Pearson welcomed sponsors, supporters and friends of the school to a Sundowners and Snacks evening at the PAHS...
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Port Alfred Rock and Surf achievements honoured

The Port Alfred Rock and Surf Club held its annual prize giving ceremony at Tash's Craft Bar last Saturday night. Chairman Gary du Randt...
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Enjoying Oktoberfest at the Pig

Locals and visitors enjoyed the Oktoberfest vibe in the garden at the Pig and Whistle Hotel this afternoon. Harry Lloyd entertained with live music,...
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Milestone achievements recognised at Port Alfred parkrun

The start of this morning's parkrun at the municipal library in Port Alfred. A number of people received T-shirts for milestone achievements, for reaching...

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...
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WATCH: Rooftop dinner for elephants

A video was taken at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge in Mpumalanga on October 3 2019, showing an elephant on top of the roof of...

Calling on all local musical artists

The Westside Community Fair will take place on Saturday October 12 from 10am to 6pm at the Westside Church and will include a "Port...
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Another superb GBS dinner for Port Alfred clients

GBS Mutual Bank's annual dinner for its Port Alfred clients, held at the Port Alfred High School hall on Thursday night. GBS chairman Prof...
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Great turnout for Kenton Rhino Run

The start of the 5km race at the Kenton Rhino Run on Sunday September 15. There was also a 12km option. More than 900...

WATCH | The Ndlovu Youth Choir’s final AGT performance will give...

https://youtu.be/-X7b8fYcYCk   The Ndlovu Youth Choir served the magic of Africa on the America's Got Talent stage on Tuesday night when they performed in this season's final of...
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Wine, skins and game reserve visits bring in the bids at...

Rodney Austin rendered his services as auctioneer at the Kenton Rotary Club Fisherman's Feast last Friday night. Among the items auctioned were wine, tanned...
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Festival of the Arts exposes plenty of talent

Friday evening at the NG Church in Port Alfred saw over 200 youngsters, from six to 22, perform in various artforms, highlighting the great...
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Looking for treasure at the Damant Lodge market

The ever popular white elephant table was again the first stop for many shoppers at Damant Lodge's annual morning market on Saturday August 3....