Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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...

A variety of offerings at Crafter’s Corner spring market

There was much to see at the recent Crafter’s Corner spring market at the Port Alfred Girl Guide Hall, which showcased the beautiful creations...

Spring is here and SA’s hottest town is 40 degrees

Vredendal‚ which is famous for wild flowers in Spring‚ is officially the hottest town in South Africa on Monday. The maximum temperature in the town‚...

Quest to reach for the skies

Port Alfred man earned SA colours for radio-controlled gliding “MEN and their toys” is an expression one hears from time to time and is often...

Craft gin transforms taste experience at Bean and Olive

FANCY a gin and tonic? Many may believe that the drink of the colonials originated in England, but this couldn’t be further from the...

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...

Casual Day for the differently-abled (and everyone else)

IT’S that time of the year again when we celebrate diversity by wearing casual attire to work and, perhaps, have a less-formal approach to...

Social media workshop – Saturday

This is a fabulous opportunity for anyone using social media and wanting to improve their skills - for both business and personal purposes. This workshop...

SA birdwatchers treated to rare sighting

Birdwatchers from across the country have flocked to Nelson Mandela Bay for a chance to catch a glimpse and snap a picture of a...

Simple lifestyle tweaks could stop you from burning out

Dr Ela Manga likens burnout to a sort of cancer that afflicts most adults. She's developed a three-pronged 'back to basics' approach to fight...

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...

How to style your little one’s afro

Expert tips that'll help you care for your child's hair. Caring for the locks of your little ones may leave you feeling a little tangled...

Guitar maestro Rowan Stuart in Grahamstown this week

ACCLAIMED Durban musician Rowan Stuart will be performing in Grahamstown on Thursday (August 24) as part of his solo national tour in August and...

Designers celebrate ‘all sizes’ at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Fashion label Ruff Tung celebrated women of all sizes during its show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on Saturday night at Mall of Africa in...

Springbok captain Etzebeth thanks Port Elizabeth fans for “created a great...

Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth was pleased with his side's showing after they beat Argentina 37-15 in their opening Rugby Championship match in front of...

PAHS derby day against Alexander Road

Continuing with the Port Alfred High School Founders Day celebrations of August 18, PAHS held a derby day at the school fields on Saturday hosting...

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...

Floral Art Group celebrates 25 blooming years

IT was on the August 10 1992 that the Port Alfred Floral Art Group (PAFAG) was formed in the lounge of the Royal Port...

Nature guides choose Eastern Cape

THE vast number of field guides in the Eastern Cape is testament to strong, local and steady development of Eastern Cape game reserves, lodges...

WATCH: Lion leaps at stranded man … and gets a cuddle

The man appears stranded in chest-deep water. A lioness creeps through the reeds‚ its eyes fixed on him‚ and leaps ... into his arms. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zNgOTEyKSw&feature=youtu.be This...

Scuba-diver just ‘disappeared from the surface’

The family of a 72-year-old scuba-diver who vanished off the Eastern Cape coast have found strength in the knowledge that he “left” doing what...

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...

Jousting and jollies at the Medieval Banquet

Pictures from the Medieval Banquet organised by the Port Alfred Knights Templar and held at the Port Alfred High School hall last Saturday night.

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...