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Durban’s Umhlanga beach closes amid sewage spill

A SEWAGE spill in the plush Durban suburb of Umhlanga has forced the closure of all its beaches. The Ethekwini Municipality shut the beaches on...

Eastern Cape top cop expresses grief at the callous murder of...

“NO words can adequately express the profound grief, pain and heartache that I feel today on receiving news of this heinous act committed by...

Rand strengthens by 10c to the dollar after Gigaba gives assurances...

The rand firmed against major global currencies on Wednesday afternoon‚ after Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba promised to protect the integrity of the fiscus‚ announcing...

Budget 2018 at a glance

VAT is to increase by one percentage point to 15% from April 1 this year‚ to raise R22.9bn more for the fiscus. This and other...

Kids at risk as pleas for speed bumps ignored

After 15 years of asking Buffalo City Metro to erect speed bumps in Griffin and Morrison roads in Cambridge West, nothing has been done,...

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Community Policing Forum warns about jogging alone

FOLLOWING a recent incident where a lone female jogger was brutally attacked close to the Port Alfred Fire Station, together with other incidents where joggers...
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3D animal statues at Port Alfred High on Saturday

Archery at school concentrates the attention School parent John Tweedie organised the archery contest on behalf of the National Archery in Schools Programme (NASP) held...

ROAD WARNINGS – UPDATE – R72 CLEARED

Please be aware that roads may be waterlogged due to the downpour of rain in our area. Warning of roads waterlogged: R72 between PA and  Fish River. R67...

Isandlwana historian captivates Grahamstown audience

MANY in the Grahamstown community were mesmerised by historian Rob Caskie recently, as he recounted in detail the actions of the British and Zulu...

Three social housing bosses accused of fraud

Three directors of Eastern Cape social housing company Camel Rock have been charged with defrauding the Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA) of millions and...

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Civil servants trash Port St Johns community town hall

MUNICIPAL officials in the Port St Johns Local Municipality (PSJLM) trashed the town hall with faeces and rubbish after not receiving promised salary increases. The...

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3D animal statues at Port Alfred High on Saturday

Archery at school concentrates the attention School parent John Tweedie organised the archery contest on behalf...
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Talk of the Town / MyPond Hotel quiz night is another success

MASTER OF THE QUIZ: Jon Houzet asks the hard questions at the quiz evening in...

WATCH: Zuma resigns on live TV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8QusbIbWJA
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WATCH: Jacob Zuma responds to ANC recall

A calm looking President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday appeared on national television to say his...
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ANC caucus decides to push for motion of no confidence against Zuma

The ANC parliamentary caucus has agreed to table a motion of no confidence in the...
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‘I will f**k your face up’: Gupta’s security threatens media

'I will f**k your face up': Gupta's security threatens media  https://www.talkofthetown.co.za/2018/02/14/breaking-gupta-brother-associate-arrested/

WATCH: ZEXIT: A recap of the past 24 hours

After the ANC’s national executive committee was locked in a 13-hour meeting over President Jacob Zuma’s fate, a...
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Bodyboarding action during the King of the Kowie

Bodyboarders in action during the King of the Kowie surfing competition in Port Alfred on...
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Great community spirit for beach clean-up

There was tremendous local support for a beach clean-up from West Beach to Kelly's Beach...
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Locals turn out in force to support golf day for Hospice and Cansa

After a well-supported golf day at the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club on Friday, additional...

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3D animal statues at Port Alfred High on Saturday

Archery at school concentrates the attention School parent John Tweedie organised the archery contest on behalf of the National Archery in Schools Programme (NASP) held...

Rotary Swim-a-Thon at PAHS

Pictures from the recently-held Rotary Swim-a-Thon, held at Port Alfred High School's pool recently in aid of fighting the scourge of polio around the world.

Kingswood girls dominate at Alexander Road water polo festival

LAST weekend saw the Kingswood 1st girls’ water polo team take part in the Alexander Road water polo festival in Port Elizabeth. Despite starting slowly,...

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3D animal statues at Port Alfred High on Saturday

Archery at school concentrates the attention School parent John Tweedie organised the archery contest on behalf...

Isandlwana historian captivates Grahamstown audience

MANY in the Grahamstown community were mesmerised by historian Rob Caskie recently, as he recounted...

Kingswood girls dominate at Alexander Road water polo festival

LAST weekend saw the Kingswood 1st girls’ water polo team take part in the Alexander...

Kingswood basketballers continue to shine

KINGSWOOD College basketball teams enjoyed considerable success last weekend.   The boy’s teams played against Grey High...

Double triumphs for St Andrew’s rowers at Buffalo Regatta and Selborne Sprints

ST ANDREW’S College Rowing Club ventured out to the blustery Buffalo River last week, from...

Back in the swim of things

The St Andrew’s Preppies proved they were back in the swim of things with several...

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Hiking, the best way to explore the Eastern Cape coastline

FROM game reserves to spectacular views over the ocean and the excitement of feeling truly one with nature – that is what Shipwreck Hiking...

The story of Sibuya

FROM the hectic, fast moving world and bright lights of Johannesburg to the sedate life of owning and managing a game reserve in the...

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