Thursday, September 20, 2018

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...

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...
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Showing the lords and knaves how it’s done at the Medieval...

The Medieval Banquet held at Port Alfred High School last Saturday night encouraged audience participation, from wheelbarrow jousts to a cleavage competition. Getting the...
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Belly dancing delights at Medieval Banquet

Belly dancers Lindi Pieterse and Twan Badenhorst delighted the king's court at the Medieval Banquet organised by the Port Alfred Knights Templar at Port...
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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...

Fatal accident on R72

EC:Port Alfred Cluster: 2017-08-13 The SAPS and emergency services are at a scene of an accident on the R72 between Port Alfred and Alexandria. The head...

Happy 50th birthday NSRI

PORT Alfred National Sea Rescue Institute station 11 held an open day to celebrate 50 years of sea rescue service in South Africa. Station commander...

Poachers target same game farm

In another gruesome rhino attack, poachers struck yesterday at a game farm in the Jeffreys Bay area where they killed and dehorned two rhinos...

Go back in time with the Medieval Banquet

LOCAL residents have the opportunity to be thrust back in time to age of chivalry and bawdiness (minus the bloodshed) at the Medieval Banquet...

Talented local photographers submit stunning pictures

We receive increasing numbers of entries in the Talk of the Town ES Young photo competition with each passing week - of such beautiful...

A new venue for night life

ZEST@NIGHT is the answer to the question of “What is there to be done in Port Alfred for gees?” In addition to hosting local jazz...

Entries keep pouring in for photo competition

Here are a batch of stunning and diverse entries we received last week for the Talk of the Town ES Young photo competition. Unfortunately there...

A lekker time with the Beanie Rebels

Locals had a jol at the Beanie Rebels dance party posted by the Port Alfred Lions Club at the Port Alfred High School hall...

Karoo mom, daughter cooking on new TV show

Elani Lombard, left, and daughter Louzel Lombard-Steyn, are thrilled to represent Cradock and the Eastern Cape on TV cooking series ‘My Kitchen Rules SA’ A...

Readers vote: Teetotallers outnumber Kowie binge drinkers

OUR recent online poll asked readers how much alcohol they consumed in a single week. Sixty-Four readers voted. The highest percentage of votes (19 votes...

New cottages for Cradock park’s 80th birthday

The Eastern Cape MEC for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Sakhumzi Somyo, officially opens the new rock chalets at the Mountain Zebra National...
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Rocking into the night with the Beanie Rebels

The Beanie Rebels from Port Elizabeth deliver an excellent rendition of ZZ Top's La Grange at the dance party hosted by the Lions Club...
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Beanie Rebels get locals up and dancing

Folks who complain there is no entertainment in Port Alfred had no excuse last Saturday night when the Lions Club of Port Alfred hosted...
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Fun at Alexandria colour run

Some final fun with powder paint at the Alexandria Christian Academy Colour Run this morning. As well as pupils and parents, the event attracted...
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Tasty treats in Spar cook-off

Customers enjoyed sampling the dishes in Rosehill SuperSpar’s Creative Cooks competition on July 26. The overall winner was Annalien Gouws, for her lamboud pastei...
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Nothing quite like mom’s cooking

Rosehill SuperSpar manager Gavin Tessendorf introduces one of the contestants in the Creative Cooks competition, Anitha Ramduth of Goshawk Litho with her “mum’s mutton...
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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

Loose ends tied up in latest “Planet of the Apes” movie

War for the Planet of the Apes, with Woody Harrelson, Andy Sirkis, Steve Zhan Amiah Miller, directed by Matt Reaves 4.5/5 PERHAPS you’re a little confused...

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...

Family of US food dynasty win EC game farm battle

Luxury game lodge Kichaka has lost a vital court battle to continue its access to land owned by the family that founded the American...

Chad Le Clos reclaims his 200m butterfly world crown with golden...

Chad Le Clos reclaimed his 200m butterfly world crown as he torpedoed reigning champion Laszlo Cseh in front of his home crowd in Budapest...

Reflections on Kleinemonde

  Kleinemonde resident Ash Collen wrote a marvelous description of Kleinemonde. Full Story in this week's Talk of the Town. The rivers are very low at the...

New ‘Game of Thrones’ book could hit shelves in 2018, hints...

Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin has hinted that his long-awaited next installment in the Song of Ice and Fire novel series could hit shelves as...

Frustrated man tells commission that he’s left timeshare to Juju in...

“I can’t get rid of this timeshare and I can’t afford the levies anymore‚ so I’ve left it to Julius Malema in my will.” Eben...

Controversial Mandela book hits the shelves

BY PETRU SAAL Penguin Random House South Africa will not be withdrawing the controversial Nelson Mandela book that has caused a stir since the announcement...
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