Thursday, April 26, 2018

Movie review: Thank you for your service

  How the US troops felt after returning from war Thank you for your service, with Haley Bennett, Miles Teller and Joe Cole, directed by Jason...

Artificial Intelligence wins as Google algorithm beats No. 1 Go...

  Google's computer algorithm AlphaGo narrowly beat the world's top-ranked player in the ancient Chinese board game of Go on Tuesday, reaffirming the arrival of...

Why Faakhir is dancing on air

Faakhir Bestman has performed on the international stage and he has lost count of his accolades. But dancing is not all he does. The 13-year-old...

New author launches story of forced courtships and urban hardships

THWALA, by Eve Clayton, is a fictional story that looks at the practice of ukuthwala – the abduction and forced marriage of young women...

Round Table back with 101 Gala round two

ROUND Table 177 Port Alfred will be holding their second 101 Gala dinner and dance at the Royal St Andrews Hotel and they aim...

Pianist evokes Romantic era genius

ANTONIO Galera-Lopez, an extraordinary pianist from the coast of Valencia in Spain, presented a set of Romantic compositions to a sold-out Classics at the...
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Youth Day netball in Kenton

There was fun competition on the netball court at Ikamva Lesizwe in Ekuphumleni as nine teams played in a round robin today. In this...

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...

CROQUET AND COCKTAILS

Not a croquet player herself, Rachel Leeming accompanied her husband, Roy, at the welcoming cocktail party for the Allan Wilson Classic
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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...

Super athlete Alan Robb is the new Kowie Striders club captain

    A FIT-looking 63-year-old who has achieved more in his athletics career than any other South African, Alan Robb is now the head honcho at...

M-Net promises more diversity on My Kitchen Rules

M-Net has responded to criticism over claims that there is a lack of diversity on newly-launched reality show‚ My Kitchen Rules‚ which left a...

SA will suffer in fourth industrial revolution if data costs not...

South Africa will struggle to compete in the fourth industrial revolution if data prices remain high. This was said on Thursday by Minister of Economic...

Casual Day for the differently-abled (and everyone else)

IT’S that time of the year again when we celebrate diversity by wearing casual attire to work and, perhaps, have a less-formal approach to...

Tractor parade at the Bathurst Show

Tractors lining up to enter the main arena at the Bathurst Show on Saturday. Vintage machines from the Bathurst Agricultural Museum, kept in good working...

YOUNG GRADUATES: What to do when first job culture shock has...

Young graduates in their first jobs may be feeling a sense of disillusionment regarding their imagined career and actual current status quo where expectation...

IN GOOD SPIRITS:

Socialising at the Night Bowls competition at the Kowie Bowling Club last Friday were, from left, Michael van der Sandt, James Fox, John Dell and...

SANRAL monitors Cape Vulture colony

Recent environmental monitoring related to the construction of the Msikaba and Mtentu bridge haul roads found no evidence of disturbance to the Msikaba Cape...

Beach safety this season

Be safe on our beaches this season and swim between the Lifeguard's red and yellow flags and only when they're on duty. Save this...

Beautiful East Beach

Some pics of East Beach taken yesterday. We are so fortunate to have beautiful pristine beaches that can compare with the best in the...
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Scrumptious fare at Medieval Banquet

Royal roasted beasts were part of the fare for the Medieval Banquet presented by the Port Alfred Knights Templar at Port Alfred High School...

Port Elizabeth adventurer to swim port to port

PORT Elizabeth ultra distance adventure swimmer Kyle Main will attempt a crossing from the Port of Coega to the Port Elizabeth harbour, as part...

Social media workshop – Saturday

This is a fabulous opportunity for anyone using social media and wanting to improve their skills - for both business and personal purposes. This workshop...

SPCA rename Golf Day for former treasurer

IT was a mixture of fun and sadness as the annual SPCA Golf Day prizes were awarded on Friday evening, as Royal Port Alfred...
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Good music and festive spirit at PAHS barn dance

Music by Gary Botha and a festive spirit at the barn dance at Port Alfred High School hall on Saturday night. It was a...

Motorheads paradise as East Beach prepares for rubber ducks and jet...

THE Amanzi Festival, sponsored by the Royal St Andrews Hotel (RSAH), is finally here, with 10 days of high-adrenaline international water sports action to...

Ingubo quiz night a big success

A GROUP of four event management students from Stenden South Africa hosted and facilitated a quiz night to raise funds for Ingubo Day Care...

Exclusive I waited for something complex to say: Arundhati Roy on...

You need to stay with this book. It is dazzling, but puzzling, gutting but ultimately uplifting, farcical at times, unimaginably cruel at others. It...

A fun day for the family at the Red Apple Emporium

Celebrating one year for the owners of the Red Apple Emporium THE Red Apple Emporium on the R72 at Bushmans River, close to Kenton-on-Sea, was...

Virtual exhibition causes stir at festival

In what rates more as an experience than an exhibition, a Grahamstown artist’s ground-breaking virtual reality concept is causing a stir at the National...
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