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Teacher suspended after locking grade 1 pupil in strongroom overnight

The Mpumalanga education department suspended a teacher on Friday who allegedly locked a grade 1 pupil in a strongroom and forgot about him. "The female...

Finding her passion in nursing

A young Port Alfred farm girl who wanted to do something care-related after leaving school has ended up as a highly qualified nursing sister...

Opponents cry ‘freedom’ as UCT grapples with decolonisation

A safe space for ideas or a citadel of ethno-fascism? That’s the discussion raging at the University of Cape Town as it prepares to...

Making beautiful music together

Having heard Magdalena de Vries performing solo on her marimba at Richmond House before, it was a delight hearing her collaborating with flautist Malane...

Ever-creative local floral artists show their latest designs

The Port Alfred Floral Art Group (PAFAG) was graced with a visit by judges from the Eastern Cape Floral Art Association, who did a...

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Finding her passion in nursing

A young Port Alfred farm girl who wanted to do something care-related after leaving school has ended up as a highly qualified nursing sister...

Ever-creative local floral artists show their latest designs

The Port Alfred Floral Art Group (PAFAG) was graced with a visit by judges from the Eastern Cape Floral Art Association, who did a...

Sea Cadets to make a fresh start in Port Alfred

(Full article in this week's Talk of the Town.) The challenge of youth development in South Africa has never been more important, particularly as the...

Steps are filthy, does anyone care?

Once again we are publishing photographs of the steps that lead from Stocks Avenue to Southwell Road (R72). It seems that residents think this area...

Clumber church pillaged by thieves

Church members at Clumber were devastated on Tuesday morning to find the historical settler church had been broken into and anything of value stolen. The...

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Steps are filthy, does anyone care?

Once again we are publishing photographs of the steps that lead from Stocks Avenue to Southwell Road (R72). It seems that residents think this area...

Half our water ‘lost’

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Translating the classics to marimba and flute

Flautist Malane Hofmeyr-Burger and marimba player Magdalena de Vries performing Joseph Haydn’s Echo at the...
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The interplay of marimba and flute at Richmond House

Flautist Malane Hofmeyr-Burger and marimba player Magdalena de Vries performing one of the pieces from...
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Learning the elements and principles of design in floral art

Eastern Cape Floral Art Association judge Corrice Holmes, assisted by Louise Pumplin, both from Port...
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Big haul in latest clean-up of Kowie River

The Port Alfred Lions Club joined forces with the Port Alfred Ski-boat Club and other...
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Marksmanship on display at schools archery competition

Archers participating in the bullseye target section of the National Archery in Schools Programme (NASP)...
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Shooting 3D targets at schools archery competition

Archers participating in the 3D target section of the National Archery in Schools Programme (NASP)...
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Burst pipe results in Main Street being flooded

The scene in Main Street, Port Alfred on Tuesday afternoon, February 12, after a water...
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Jangle treats PA in aid of animal welfare

Ann Jangle's strong, rich voice boomed out over the full house at the Bean and...
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Another lovely parkrun in Port Alfred

Runners and walkers coming under the Putt Bridge in Port Alfred on the first lap...
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Preserving memories in a creative way

Jacobie van der Westhuizen shows a mini scrapbook she made about family at the National...

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El Shaddai swimming gala

El Shaddai Christian Academy held a swimming gala at the Port Alfred Indoor Pool recently. Parents, family and friends all went to the pool to...
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Marksmanship on display at schools archery competition

Archers participating in the bullseye target section of the National Archery in Schools Programme (NASP) competition which took place at Port Alfred High School...
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Shooting 3D targets at schools archery competition

Archers participating in the 3D target section of the National Archery in Schools Programme (NASP) competition which took place at Port Alfred High School...

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Sea Cadets to make a fresh start in Port Alfred

(Full article in this week's Talk of the Town.) The challenge of youth development in South...

PAHS Interacters say their farewells to principal Pearson

The Interact Club at Port Alfred High School inducted a new president on Tuesday late...

El Shaddai swimming gala

El Shaddai Christian Academy held a swimming gala at the Port Alfred Indoor Pool recently. Parents,...

U15 cricket – PAHS vs St Andrews College

  Port Alfred High School U15 A-side played host to St Andrews U15 B cricket side...
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Jangle treats PA in aid of animal welfare

Ann Jangle's strong, rich voice boomed out over the full house at the Bean and...
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Brave El Shaddai pupil races alone

Rain Ndoro raced alone in her event at the El Shaddai Christian Academy swimming gala...

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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,...

43 Air School awarded best general aviation company as it celebrates...

On Friday November 30, students and staff at 43 Air School gathered to hear CEO Attie Niemann address them and to celebrate the 30...

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