Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Rhodes student selected to represent SA in Polocrosse World Cup

Rhodes University student Natalie MacLarty, 22, has been selected to represent South Africa in the Polocrosse World Cup in Australia in April 2019. Only...
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Creative cooks impress in Spar competition

Bulelani Tatum Qubuda of Kawayan Authentic Asian Cuisine introduces her chicken chow mein dish in the Rosehill SuperSpar Creative Cooks competition on July 26. https://youtu.be/GIKM4Qzjhvk

Recipes to share – Bran Raisin Muffins

Bran Raisin Muffins These bran muffins are light, easy and delicious and have an added bonus - the batter lasts in the fridge for up...
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New Year’s fun at Kenny’s

It was an evening of fun and entertainment at Kenny's Sports Bar on New Year's Eve just after the bells tolled to welcome in...

Bedbugs at 30‚000ft: How little critters ruined a Cape Town holiday

A British Airways passenger says he spent his new year holiday in Cape Town itching after being bitten dozens of times by bedbugs on...

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...
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Another pleasant, sociable parkrun in Port Alfred

Front-runners leading the pack at the latest Port Alfred parkrun - one the most unique in the country, following the towpath of the Kowie...

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...

Genetic modification in sci-fi thriller

The Titan, with Sam Worthington, Taylor Schilling, Tom Wilkinson. Directed by Lennart Ruff. 4/5 If you are into science fiction movies then head to Rosehill Mall...

Some hearty soup recipes to beat the winter chill

A big bowl of soup is the antidote to a miserable cold day. Try these simple recipes for mushroom soup 'pot pies', exotic shiitake...

Out and about in Port Alfred

A few photographs of people around town recently. The exciting news is, as locals begin to explore the area's amenities so visitors from out-of-town are...
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Fit fundraiser at the Civic Centre raises money for Child Welfare

Fella’s Dance School, led by Twan Badenhorst, held a fit fundraiser for Port Child Welfare at the Civic Centre parking lot on Saturday morning....
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Racing round the pier

Rubber ducks rounding the west pier out the Kowie River Mouth and re-entering close to the east pier in the Barnacle Challenge on Sunday....

Bringing back the drive-in

Galileo Open air Cinema brought back the drive-in to Rondebosch, Cape Town while keeping their movie- goers secure and providing an opportunity for them...

Ready for the Mud Run

“BONES heal, blood clots, sweat dries…pride is forever, unleash your spirit, and try tame the mud run.” This is the slogan for the Dirty Pineapple...

ReCycle your bikes for a good cause

WHEN you trudge 6kms to work and back every day to make a living, a bike would be on anyone’s bucket list and recently...

Buy into a legacy

TINY Steenkamp who in earlier years performed in London’s Palladium Theatre, was dubbed South Africa’s own Mario Lanza. He later went on to perform with...

Keeping up with the Pick n Pay Night Bowls Competition

ROUND 2 of the Pick n Pay Night Bowls Competition at the Kowie Bowling Club was rained out on Friday February 23 and had...

Barker publishes her second thoughts

Reading through Second Thoughts, Wendy Barker’s second book of poetry, gives you a small insight as to what the poet is thinking on specific...

Grazing along with yet another perfect pairing

Graze lets evening flow with Knorhoek wines GRAZE by the River’s food and wine pairing evenings have developed a popular following, with both locals and...

Local game ‘Smack A Thief’ has criminals running

Ever wished that you could give a criminal a royal klap from nowhere? Now there is a game offering just that. The South African game Smack...
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Bikers visit Port Alfred on Father’s Day

I WAVE of BMW motorcycles entered Port Alfred on Sunday morning on a run from Port Elizabeth to the Port Alfred Ski-boat Club and...

More than half of SA’s youth are offline at home

 If you’re a young South African reading this story online at home‚ you’re one of the lucky few who has that luxury. More than half...
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Vintage and classic beauties at OD Inggs Memorial Run

Vintage and classic cars set out from Rosehill Mall this morning on the first day of the two-day OD Inggs Memorial Run. Competitors navigate...
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Surfers enjoying the waves at Kelly’s Beach

Taking advantage of the sunny weather, some surfers took to the waves at Kelly's Beach today. Other beach-lovers watched from the parking lot, but...

Holiday rentals for those with the big bucks

Some Cape Town pads go for R115 000 a day BEAUTIFUL weather, scenic views, white sandy beaches and luxurious villas – more than enough bait for...

Movie Review: Mile 22

Great action movie explores high-tech black ops Review by Rob Knowles Mile 22, with Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan, Iko Uwais and John Malkovich, directed by Peter...

SA wakes to winter wonderland

Snow fell across four provinces‚ giving South Africans in those parts of the country a stunning winter sunrise on Thursday. Snow Report SA published pictures...

Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Festival ends with great surfing

IN spectacular fashion, the Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Festival ended today with the finals of the Port Alfred Classic, a premier event for...

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...