Saturday, October 20, 2018

WATCH: Here’s how Ray Phiri won the hearts of SA

As news of veteran musician Ray Phiri’s death spreads‚ many have been reminded of the contribution he made to the music industry through hits...

Extra step for South Africans wanting a visa for India

South African travellers to India will now have to go to an application centre to be fingerprinted and photographed for a visa. Visa applicants will...

Biometric enrolment now mandatory for India visa applicants

SOUTH African travellers to India will need to abide by a new biometrics requirement from Monday July 17. From that date, biometric enrolment becomes a...

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...

Weekend rain for Cape‚ freeze for Jo’burg‚ sizzle for Durban

Capetonians need to haul out the winter woollies because a cold front bringing rain and snow is expected over the weekend, writes Petru Saal. “The...

Insights and inspiration at the National Arts Festival

THE National Arts Festival is approaching its closing weekend with a line-up of exciting shows, including the sold-out Gala Concert and the works of...

Winter sunset on Kowie River

We are so fortunate to have such beauty on our doorstep. Hope everyone is getting ready to send us some awesome pics for the...

Airforce called in to help rescue climber in Wilderness area

A climber has fallen in the Yellowwood Amphitheatre of the Du Toits Kloof Mountains‚ prompting a multi-pronged rescue effort. Wilderness Search and Rescue personnel said...

Magic surrealism opens portal to heroic history

WINNER of the 2016 Most Promising Director Award Thembela Madliki returned to the National Arts Festival with a serious, urgent and hauntingly chilling message...

Port Alfred brewery and hotel team up to raise funds for...

A PARTNERSHIP between the Royal St Andrews Hotel and The Little Brewery in Port Alfred is raising funds for rhino conservation every time a...

Wordfest opening ushers in a new festival era

The WORDFEST 2017 opening was a truly historical moment for the legacy of African Languages, Art, poetry and cultural performances. The opening was presided...

Tableaux of remembrance and hope a hit

Tableaux in Red: Oil on Canvas 1976 by the Selborne College drama society has been a hit with the crowds at the National Arts Festival....

Win big in Talk of the Town’s new photo competition

ALL amateur photographers and happy snappers should get their cameras in focus for the Talk of the Town ES Young Photographic Competition which starts...

Boy fish ‘on the pill by force’ are turning into girl...

A fifth of male fish are now transgender because of chemicals from the contraceptive pill being flushed down household drains, a study has suggested. Male...

Timeshare holiday schemes a scam‚ consumer commission inquiry told

 Swindled holidaymakers have taken turns telling the National Consumer Commission’s Timeshare Inquiry how they were bullied and pressured to sign perpetual contracts‚ paying holiday...

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...

Young violinist wows crowd at the festival

Young violin maestro Pendo Masote’s dream to perform on iconic stages with the best in the music world was realised when he made his...

Viruses: The facts laid out at U3A

THE University of the Third Age (U3A) once more hosted retired Electro-Microbiology and Virology specialist, Lenard Steinhardt, who presented a lecture on Viruses last...
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Gru returns, but Agnes steals the show

Despicable Me 3 GRU, Lucy, Edith and Agnes - together with the minions - are back in an exciting new adventure. Gru finds he has a twin...

Kenton Marina in good hands with Vuyo

KENTON Marina’s recently appointed external facilities manager Vuyo Nyumka has received high praise for his work ethic and boating skills. An experienced local fisherman Bob...

PAHS past pupil to volunteer in German sport facilitating

A PAST pupil at Port Alfred High School, Qhama Dyakala has been selected by the Eastern Cape Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture...

Africa on a plate at Stenden send-off

    Captions: NUTTY LOVE: The West-African peanut soup was one of the two Starter options at the Plating Africa event hosted by third year...

Contagious Theatre brings three shows to National Arts Festival

CONTAGIOUS Theatre, a new theatre-making collaboration between director Jenine Collocott, performers Taryn Bennett and James Cairns, and producers Helen and Simon Cooper presents James...

Splash disco fun at the Indoor Pool

New management at Indoor Pool SATURDAY night saw another splash disco for the youth at the Indoor Pool where children had a fun day out. It was...

Acclaimed film to make G’town debut

Twelve years ago, Twiggy Matiwana left Grahamstown with R20 in her pocket and a dream to become a filmmaker in Johannesburg, writes Barbara Hollands. Tonight...

Living it up at the Heartbreak Café

RENOWNED for her one-woman plays, Bathurst resident Corinne Willoughby returns to the National Arts Festival this year with her latest production Living it up...

Getting off to an early start at Grahamstown Festival

A 13-YEAR-OLD’S performance at noon today is one of the first shows kicking off this year’s National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, the arts extravaganza...

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...

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...

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...
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