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WATCH: Remarkable timelapse of Cape Town’s biggest dam shows stunning recovery

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Cape Town’s largest water supply, Theewaterskloof Dam, was 72% full on August 19 2019. At the same time two years ago, it was at...

Traditional dance at the Festival of the Arts

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The children from Shaw Park performed a gumboot dance at last Friday's Festival of the Arts event, held at the Dias NGK in Port...

WATCH: FROM THE ARCHIVES: Bus causes pile-up after rolling backwards into...

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TimesLIVE brings you exclusive CCTV footage from SANRAL cameras across Gauteng of dramatic traffic incidents occurring on South African roads. In this video from...

Sassa staffer behind R1.2m grant fraud gets 15-year jail sentence

A former  SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) employee devised a lucrative scheme to defraud the agency and made easy cash. But Elliot Jingilisa, 32, will...

Baby thrown off bridge, ‘like a stone’, by teacher and father...

A teacher and father of four has admitted to the callous murder of a 15-month-old boy, who was seen as disposable. The target was the...

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One survivor and two deceased in tragic boating accident

Media release from the National Sea Rescue Institute Port Alfred Station 11 Compiled by Stephen Slade, NSRI Port Alfred deputy station commander "At 11.08am on Friday August...

Two dead and a third safe as boat has problems at...

A tragic scene unfolded at East Beach as a boat, Sea Breeze, entering the Kowie River mouth, threw its passengers into a turbulent ocean,...

Nine years imprisonment for two cell phone robbers

The Port Alfred Regional Court has sentenced Bongani Sibejele, 26 and Siphosihle Leyi, 24 to nine years imprisonment each after they were found guilty...
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Waging war against plastic waste in Boknes

Taking up the theme, Plastic Our Enemy, the Alexandria Women's Agricultural Association (WAA) launched a project on Thursday August 15 to keep Boknes Beach...

Municipality answers questions regarding Bathurst Commonage sand mine proposal

Following up on our front-page story in this week's Talk of the Town regarding the Bathurst Commonage, the municipality replied to our questions but...

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Municipality answers questions regarding Bathurst Commonage sand mine proposal

Following up on our front-page story in this week's Talk of the Town regarding the Bathurst Commonage, the municipality replied to our questions but...

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WATCH: Remarkable timelapse of Cape Town’s biggest dam shows stunning recovery

Cape Town’s largest water supply, Theewaterskloof Dam, was 72% full on August 19 2019. At...
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Traditional dance at the Festival of the Arts

The children from Shaw Park performed a gumboot dance at last Friday's Festival of the...
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WATCH: FROM THE ARCHIVES: Bus causes pile-up after rolling backwards into oncoming traffic

TimesLIVE brings you exclusive CCTV footage from SANRAL cameras across Gauteng of dramatic traffic incidents...
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Festival of the Arts exposes plenty of talent

Friday evening at the NG Church in Port Alfred saw over 200 youngsters, from six...
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WATCH: Meghan Cremer murder: The investigation into the suspects

The suspects in the murder case of 30-year-old Meghan Cremer include Jeremy Sias, who grew...
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Waging war against plastic waste in Boknes

Taking up the theme, Plastic Our Enemy, the Alexandria Women's Agricultural Association (WAA) launched a...
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WATCH: Bystanders attempt to loot leftovers from blown-up cash-in-transit vehicle

A cash-in-transit vehicle was robbed in Vlaklaagte, Mpumalanga at 5pm on August 12 2019. About...
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WATCH: New Ebola drug shows up to ‘90%’ chance of survival

Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever...
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WATCH: ‘You run away to die sometimes’: The underworld of Cape Town’s stowaways

In and around South Africa’s harbours live the “beach boys”, an underground subculture of young...
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WATCH: Fire breaks out in Stellenbosch University residence

Two students have been treated for minor injuries after a fire broke out at the...

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Siya Kolisi is good to go for the World Cup‚ says...

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that captain Siya Kolisi is ready for the World Cup in Japan next month after he came through...

Relevant experience thin in SA’s T20 squad for India

How much is relevant experience worth? South Africa should find out during their men’s T20 series in India next month. Quinton de Kock‚ David Miller...

Test squad shows SA spin is in rare rude health

One squad‚ three spinners. South Africa won’t want for slow poisoners in their men’s Test series in India in October. Keshav Maharaj‚ South Africa’s first-choice...

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Traditional dance at the Festival of the Arts

The children from Shaw Park performed a gumboot dance at last Friday's Festival of the...

De Bruin shows his floral stuff

Hennie de Bruin has been at the forefront of the Port Alfred floral art scene...
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Festival of the Arts exposes plenty of talent

Friday evening at the NG Church in Port Alfred saw over 200 youngsters, from six...

Jumping into action with Melanie Walker at the Garden Club

The Port Alfred Garden Club held it monthly at the St Paul’s Church hall last...

Another week‚ another defeat – it’s bedtime for Busisiwe‚ says DA

DA chief whip John Steenhuisen on Monday hailed the interim court interdict granted to president...

Intervarsity a celebration of student activities – this weekend

The Eastern Cape’s universities will gather for a celebration of student activities when the annual...

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Pam Golding Port Alfred celebrates milestone

The last 17 years have been quite a tumultuous time in the South African property market, but Pam Golding has weathered the storms it...
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Congrats to PA Butchery celebrating 80 years

If you didn't get to the 80th birthday celebrations at PA Butchery on Saturday then you missed out on a feast of spit-roasted lamb,...
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