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Taxi blockade in CBD parking lot

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A number of minibus taxis blockaded part of the Jester Mall (Post Office parking lot) in Port Alfred this afternoon. None of the drivers...

Student given R14-million ‘by mistake’ still funded by NSFAS

While the National Student Fund Aid Scheme (NSFAS) continues to fund theft-accused Walter Sisulu University student Sibongile Mani’s education‚ she has to submit monthly...

Farmers discuss change and the land question

WITH so much uncertainty regarding the rights of land-owners in South Africa, farmers are naturally concerned that their land, much of which has been...

Lest we forget – The Battle of Delville Wood

  THE Battle of Delville Wood (July 15 to September 3 1916) marks a very special period in South African military history when 2 500 South...

Great effects, but story a little weather worn

Hurricane Heist with Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace and Ryan Kwanten, directed by Rob Cohen. 4/5 IF you like adventure movies with realistic effects, Hurricane Heist should...

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Taxi blockade in CBD parking lot

A number of minibus taxis blockaded part of the Jester Mall (Post Office parking lot) in Port Alfred this afternoon. None of the drivers...

Farmers discuss change and the land question

WITH so much uncertainty regarding the rights of land-owners in South Africa, farmers are naturally concerned that their land, much of which has been...

Lest we forget – The Battle of Delville Wood

  THE Battle of Delville Wood (July 15 to September 3 1916) marks a very special period in South African military history when 2 500 South...

A Noah’s Ark for abused animals

A COUPLE’S heart for abused, neglected and abandoned animals led them to open an animal shelter on their Southwell farm that includes dogs, horses,...
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Farewell party for Emily the donkey

Friends of Emily the donkey braved the rain for a walk on the beach with her at the farewell party held in her honour...

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WATER UPDATE: Outage caused by vandalism at balancing dam

This is to inform you about the water challenge that we are currently facing: The balancing dam where raw water is stored has experienced vandalism...

Protest becomes a riot

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Taxi blockade in CBD parking lot

A number of minibus taxis blockaded part of the Jester Mall (Post Office parking lot)...
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Farewell party for Emily the donkey

Friends of Emily the donkey braved the rain for a walk on the beach with...
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Beautiful guitar arrangements at poets in song show

Guitar maestro Mel Botes was at the Little Theatre on the Wharf last Friday night,...
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Mel Botes brings the poets of song to Port Alfred

Acclaimed South African guitarist Mel Botes performing the Afrikaans folk song, Al le die Berge...
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Music legend Cindy Alter at sold-out show in Kowie

Cindy Alter (ex-Clout) performing her beautiful introspective song, Tightrope, written after being clear of acute...
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Cindy Alter still rocking at 61

South African music legend Cindy Alter (ex-Clout) performing Bright Blue's Weeping at a sold-out concert...
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Whitfield delights the Rotarians

ALREADY a nonagenarian, Albert Whitfield took to the podium at the recent Rotary Induction Dinner, held...
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Youth orchestra makes music fun

The immensely talented, fun and energetic KwaZulu-Natal Youth Orchestra got audience participation for the Latin...
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Visiting orchestra delights Port Alfred audience

The talented young musicians of the KwaZulu-Natal Youth Orchestra delighted a full house audience at...
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Bridge drive raises R14 591 for Hospice

Another very successful Brenda Lear bridge drive was held for Sunshine Coast Hospice at Settlers...

Sports

Novak Djokovic beats Kevin Anderson to win fourth Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic claimed a fourth Wimbledon title in ruthless fashion as he beat giant South African Kevin Anderson 6-2 6-2 7-6(3) on a sweltering...

WATCH: Kevin Anderson’s incredible journey to Wimbledon final

South African tennis player grinds his way to Wimbledon final by showing true grit and determination. https://youtu.be/NL-g8bJALO0 https://www.talkofthetown.co.za/2018/07/14/anderson-faces-another-epic-battle-to-get-fit-for-wimbledon-final/  

Anderson faces another epic battle… to get fit for Wimbledon final

As if surviving a six-hour, 36-minute marathon was not enough punishment for his body, Kevin Anderson is now hoping his “sore” and “swollen” feet,...

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Youth orchestra a musical treat for PA

THE Talented young musicians of the KwaZulu-Natal Youth Orchestra delighted a full house audience at...

Some new ideas to beautify Port Alfred

A FRESH eye often sees things that others have missed, and landscape architect Warren Lange...

‘We are ecstatic’: South Africans stranded in China are coming home

The Chinese government will foot the bill for a group of 51 South Africans to...

Shivers and laughter: More pictures from the Polar Plunge

There was a great community spirit and much fun was had by all who supported...
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Braving the cold for the Polar Plunge

Taking a dip in the ocean on the winter solstice. Port Alfred High School's Polar...

Icy plunge to welcome the winter solstice

Some photographs of the Port Alfred High School Polar Plunge, held at East Beach this...

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Serenity opens at Rosehill

SERENITY is the mission of business partners Kerryn Watson and Kerry Watson (yes, there is only an "n" between them) as they launched their...

Coastal Spares Customer Day

Balloons, boerie rolls and spot prizes were the order of the day at Coastal Spares on Friday when Greg Oosthuizen and his team said thank...

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