Saturday, December 5, 2020

Egyptian tentmakers to thrill at quilt festival

LOCAL quilters are expected to be among the throngs which attend the Siyadala-We Create National Quilt Festival in Port Elizabeth from July 3-8. The eagerly...

Port Alfred couple flies around the world in self-built aircraft

LOCAL couple Sylvia and Brian Foster have just returned from a 160-day trip around the world in an aeroplane they themselves built. The aircraft, a...

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...
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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...

Port Alfred’s latest hot spot – Tash’s Craft Bar

SITTING at Tash’s Craft Bar is like the feeling of suddenly seeing a tropical oasis in the Sahara Desert after you have been desperately...

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...

PAHS Matric Dance on fire, and ice

PORT Alfred High School's Matric Dance, themed Fire and Ice, took place at the school last Wednesday evening, just before the holidays, and attracted...

New restaurant to tickle the taste buds

"Grandi notizie", Italy has come to Port Alfred with the opening of a new restaurant at the Post Masters Village, KC Italia. With a menu...
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Surfing community holds moment of silence for Jannie du Preez

A poignant moment during the Kowie Boardriders Club party after day 1 of the SA Open Kneeboard Championships in Port Alfred on Saturday, as...

An evening under the stars for DSG Matric Dance

THE Diocesan School for Girls matrics of 2017 attended their final school dance last weekend. The girls were invited to “An Evening under the Stars”...

The sex is great, says polygamist Musa’s third wife MaKhumalo

Reality TV show Uthando Nes'thembu has fast become the latest hit on Mzansi Magic that everybody is obsessed with. Musa Mseleku has been described...
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VIDEO: Beach landing

Returning to the beach during the rubber duck challenge at East Beach on Saturday - part of the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival. https://youtu.be/VZuxevdc7UE

Announcing Spinning Reel Valentine’s Day competition winner

CONGRATULATIONS to Carol-Ann Stiekema, the winner of the Spinning Reel Valentine's Day competition who has won two nights mid-week for two people, including continental...

Vote for Port Alfred lady who could be the face of...

Local lady, Beatrix Bissett is one of the top 40 finalists, chosen from over 60,000 women, in the 10th year of the Sarie Voorbladgesig...

Aussie travel advisory bashes South Africa

Murder‚ rape‚ car hijackings‚ civil unrest‚ water shortages‚ spiked drinks‚ drunk drivers and terrorism. These are just a few of the horrors that could be...

Siblings take top two spots in first Royal Alfred Marina Mile

The winner of the inaugural Royal Alfred Marina Mile on Good Friday was 15-year-old Slater Black in a lightning fast 23 minutes 15 seconds,...

Local artist at international exhibition

A PORT Alfred artist has had one of his paintings selected for display at a major international art exhibition in London next month, where...

Greetings from the Royal St Andrews Hotel

At this time of Lockdown, the Royal St Andrews Hotel sends special wishes for the residents of the area and assure them that they...

Open water swim at Royal Alfred Marina – Royal St Andrews...

A NEW course has been developed for swimmers who are brave enough to take on a mile swim in open water in the form of...

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...

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...
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Farewell party for Emily the donkey

Friends of Emily the donkey braved the rain for a walk on the beach with her at the farewell party held in her honour...

Fame, musical production at PAHS transcends time

https://www.facebook.com/236852579670268/videos/1445810918774422/ PORT Alfred High School debuted Fame, a musical showcase on Wednesday evening and razzle-dazzled its audience from the moment the curtain lift. PAHS teacher...

IN FULL | Ramaphosa’s address to SA: We’re ready for lockdown...

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed SA on Wednesday night announcing, among other things, that most of the country would be on level 3 of the...

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...

Joburg gets its first dagga coffee shop

In an ordinary building in an ordinary Joburg suburb is an extraordinary business. It's a coffee shop, but not of the caffeine variety. This...

Exquisite dining at The Thistle

LOVERS of fine dining can look forward to gastronomic sensations at The Thistle Restaurant’s special food and wine pairings on Thursdays. Talk of the Town...

Keep it rolling, Port Alfred

Visitor to the Sunshine Coast, Sarah-Claire Picton wrote about her experiences of Ndlambe and surrounds, giving a fresh perspective to what locals may take...

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...

Marijuana still illegal, say police

  What the Cape Town High Court ruling means to you A LEGAL precedent by the Cape Town High Court should have had potheads from all...