Sunday, February 25, 2018

Grahamstown Cricket Board prize giving evening a roaring success

FOR all the cricketers who participate in the Pineapple Cricket Tournament, or play rural league cricket, Friday evening's prizegiving is the highlight of the...

Google to stop scanning Gmail for ad targeting

Google said Friday it would stop scanning the contents of Gmail users' inboxes for ad targeting, moving to end a practice that has fueled...

World-class chef shows Stenden a better way to nutrition

FRESH, natural and sustainable quality foods is what Stenden intends bringing to every one of its campuses and restaurants, and executive chef Albert Kooy...

PE teams scoop Madiba project

Sculptor Anton Momberg, left, and architect Albrecht Herholdt with the maquettes Picture: Fredlin Adriaan Qunu development honour for architects, sculptor Madiba’s memory is set to be honoured...

A new Rotary dawn

ELEGANCE and camaraderie were on high display at the 32nd induction dinner of Rotary Port Alfred, held at the Port Alfred River and Ski-boat...

Kaleidoscope of colours, life values in new Smurfs village

THE Lost Village is a beautiful and colourful little world where the imagination can run free. Those who watched the cartoon series in the ’80s...

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...
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VIDEO: Taking a wave for a spin

Taking a wave for a spin on the first day of the West Beach Warfare bodyboarding competition in Port Alfred – part of the...
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Rubber necking the rubber ducks

It was a cold and wet Saturday, but spectators were still riveted by the wave-riding skill and daring of the rubber duck pilots in...

I’ve never read a book that wasn’t about race: famed author...

The acclaimed US novelist will be one of the highlights of the Cape Town Open Book festival. He chats to Andrew Donaldson about his...

Secret Gigaba plan to rescue bankrupt SAA exposed

A cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) is due to get yet another R10-billion bailout through the sale of government's multi-billion rand stake in Telkom. DA...

All the Easter Festival action

An action-filled eight-page compilation of some of the best moments during the Royal St Andrew's Easter Festival by Amazing Events with pictures, slideshows and...

A walk on the beach

Talk of the Town went to the beach last week to meet some of our locals, and especially our visitors just before they left Port...

SA has drunk status‚ and we’re afraid to admit it

One in seven adults admits to being binge-drinkers‚ but economists say the problem is likely to be much worse. Based on admissions in a survey...
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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...

Tolkien book inspired by WW1’s horrors appears a century later

A new novel by "Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien was published on Thursday a century after it was first written, prompted in...

Another smashing wine pairing

LOVERS of fine dining were treated to another fabulous wine pairing at Graze by the River last Saturday night. Graze owner and chef Nick Howard...

Book now to ensure your seat at Tash’s Craft Bar for...

A great show next Sunday evening Why bother cooking when you can enjoy one of Tash's delicious burgers (beef or chicken) and chips, plus an...

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...

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...
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Youth Day fun in Station Hill

Lionel “DJ Liney” Farao organised a Youth Day event in the park for the children of Station Hill today. Farao provided music and intended...

Midwinter dip

IT was absolutely freezing this morning when 15 of the hardiest people - young and old,  male and female - congregated at Kelly's Beach...
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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....

Rubber Duck Barnacles Challenge in pictures

Pictures of some of the harrowing moments in the river and sea on Sunday when the Barnacles Challenge drew thousands of spectators at the...

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...

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...

The Cats of Stone Hill, performed by PAHS foundation phase

PORT ALFRED High School foundation phase pupils put on an excellent, exciting and highly entertaining  revue last week, when playwright and director Wilma Graham...

Nahoon Reef in East London the venue for the 2017 Mercedes...

Nahoon Reef in East London is bracing itself for the arrival of over 200 surfers and officials who will be participating in the 2017 Mercedes...

Mugabe hit me: model

Gabriella Engels says Zimbabwe's first lady assaulted her with appliance cord, gashing her forehead A Johannesburg model has claimed she was assaulted by Zimbabwe President...

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...
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