Sunday, February 25, 2018

Brace for a whopping fuel price increase

Motorists can brace themselves for a whopping fuel price increase. Petrol will increase by 71 cents per litre on Wednesday‚ the Department of Energy announced...

Update: State purchases resort for R75m against advice

Financial advice to avoid haemorrhaging R34-million a year in a tourism deal was ignored by Land Minister Gugile Nkwinti, whose department went ahead and...

Cape Town launches nifty beach lockers for bathers

IF YOU’RE brave enough to swim in the icy ocean off Camps Bay beach but worry about having your belongings stolen, a solution is...

New rock and surf club doing well

IN its short tenure since launching as an independent entity in April, the new Port Alfred Rock and Surf Club has grown tremendously and...

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...

WATCH: Demi-Leigh Nel Peters on the stigma attached to beauty pageants

Our girl and the new Miss Universe‚ Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters hit the ground running since claiming the crown on Monday night. Demi has been doing media...

Multichoice paid R100-million for ‘influence over digital migration’ – DA

South Africa’s leading pay TV service provider‚ Multichoice‚ is in the hot seat once more with new revelations from the Democratic Alliance over a...
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WATCH: Bathurst bamboo plantation grows a sustainable future

THE first successful commercial bamboo plantation in Africa can revolutionise commercial industries for a sustainable future With the world looking for more sustainable industries that do not...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to get married in May

Just after news of their engagement was made official‚ it has been confirmed that Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will get married...

Electric plane no pie-in-the-sky idea

European aircraft maker Airbus has announced plans to develop and test the first commercial hybrid aircraft to be powered partly by electricity. The E-Fan X...

So long, Fish River Sun, We’ll miss you: Talk of the...

IT was with a sense of sadness when the staff of Talk of the Town held its Christmas party there last Friday, acknowledging the great...
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Miss SA Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters crowned Miss Universe

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday night in a star-studded ceremony in Las Vegas‚ making her only the second...

Kenton architect firm wins award for house design

LOCAL architects, FD Theron, were rewarded for their design and construction of a luxury home in Kenton-on-Sea recently by being awarded a prestigious a...

Almost two out of every three South Africans now connected to...

Almost two out of every three South Africans (65%) who are 16 years or older are now connected to the internet while four out...

‘It’s the worst thing I’ve ever seen’- SA lambastes Oscar Pistorius...

Fans were left disturbed and unimpressed after a biopic‚ Blade Runner Killer about the rise and fall of paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius was aired...

Snow in November! Winter wonderland as cold front sweeps through SA...

Extreme weather conditions around South Africa have resulted in heavy rain and even snow in parts of South Africa. https://content.jwplatform.com/players/HOYzB3Rr-cWWRXqjQ.js

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...

Stress and lifestyle diseases are killing South African women

South African women are killing themselves with their pace of life. Obesity and chronic illness rates are at their highest ever, so this year Diabetes...

How much can you drink before you can drive this festive...

Do not get behind the wheel if you are a woman who has consumed more than a half quart of beer or a man...

How much can you drink before you can drive this festive...

Do not get behind the wheel if you are a woman who has consumed more than a half quart of beer or a man...

Jason Kieck Designs hosts fashion event of the year, Hope of...

On Saturday November 11, Jason Kieck Designs hosted Port Elizabeth’s fashion event of the year at the Boardwalk Convention Centre. The theme of this year’s...

Port Alfred couple flies around the world in self-built aircraft

LOCAL couple Sylvia and Brian Foster have just returned from a 160-day trip around the world in an aeroplane they themselves built. The aircraft, a...

Kids leave their mark at Outdoor Focus

THE little ones from Tigger Tots had a fun and exciting day last Friday at Outdoor Focus and Kiddies Beach. Manager of Outdoor Focus, Renae...

EC police give safety tips as festive season approaches

THE Eastern Cape police have warned people that the festive season is not only synonymous with celebratory festivities, but also with crime. Spokesman Sergeant Majola Nkohli...

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...

Port Alfred’s latest hot spot – Tash’s Craft Bar

SITTING at Tash’s Craft Bar is like the feeling of suddenly seeing a tropical oasis in the Sahara Desert after you have been desperately...

West Beach litter meander

I MANAGE to drag myself out of bed on most days for a morning walk. Part of the route is what I consider one...

Rubber duck sport development open to all Ndlambe youth

TIME is gradually looming closer for the next Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Challenge to take place in Port Alfred. Last year, history was made...

Gatsby brings in much needed funds for the NSRI

ALWAYS fond of dressing-up, the people of Port Alfred and surrounding areas came out in force to support the NSRI fundraiser at the Great...

Geostorm review: When meteorology turns malicious

Geostorm with Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Andy Garcia and Ed Harris. Directed by Dean Devlin. 3.5/5 AFTER a series of natural disasters threatened Earth,...
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