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‘Our planes are safe’: SAA assures Civil Aviation Authority

The South African Civil Aviation Authority (Sacaa) says it is conducting spot checks on SAA aircraft following claims by unions that the airline was...

Early Christmas presents for Mtyobo pupils

About 20 pupils at Mtyobo public Primary School received early Christmas presents when the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) handed over new uniforms. The...

Court orders eviction of elderly couple who lived ‘rent-free’ on farm...

The supreme court of appeal has upheld the eviction of an elderly couple and their daughter from a farm in Gauteng where they lived...

Malema gets heat for trying to throw shade at the Springboks

Pictures of the Springboks enjoying a braai with billionaire Johann Rupert has added fuel to the EFF's disapproval of the team. Since the Boks won...

Pule Mabe: Tito Mboweni too old to create jobs

ANC NEC member and national spokesperson Pule Mabe has urged young people to take leadership responsibilities in society. When this happened, he said, job creation...

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Port Alfred K9 ‘Ounooi’ stable after near-fatal stabbing

Last Saturday at around 4am the Port Alfred K9 Unit responded to a break-n complaint in the area. The police followed tracks of the suspected...

Water Disruption Notice: Alexandria – Urgent

Water shutdown in Alexandria in off-peak times due to water shortages. Alexandria is encountering drastic water challenges due to drought and Eskom power outages. Consequently,...

WATER CRISIS! WATER CRISIS! WATER CRISIS!  ALL WATER SOURCES ON LOW...

WATER CRISIS & RESTRICTION NOTICE On October 24 the honourable Premier of the Province of the Eastern Cape, acting in terms of section 41(1) of...
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Kingswood entertain at Happy Hours

It was a treat for the children of Happy Hours Pre-primary School, along with their parents and grandparents who were invited, to hear the...
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Lest we forget

"...Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn, At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, We Will Remember Them" Veterans of the...

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Water Disruption Notice: Alexandria – Urgent

Water shutdown in Alexandria in off-peak times due to water shortages. Alexandria is encountering drastic water challenges due to drought and Eskom power outages. Consequently,...

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WATCH: Taxi swept off bridge into river in Pietermaritzburg

Four people were lucky to survive after a taxi was swept into the Msunduzi River...
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Police remove foreign refugees from UN property in Pretoria

Police have removed foreign refugees from outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR)...
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PAHS thanks supporters and sponsors with snacks and sundowners

Port Alfred High School headmaster Clive Pearson welcomed sponsors, supporters and friends of the school...
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Four-way stops on R72 create confusion pending traffic lights going live

The four-way stops that were introduced on the R72 through Port Alfred pending the new...
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WATCH: #Strongertogether: SA unites before Springboks’ third RWC final

The Springboks face England in the Rugby World Cup final on November 2 2019. South...
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WATCH: Footage released of raid on Islamic State leader Al-Baghdadi

The Pentagon has released graphic images from last weekend's raid in Syria, in which Islamic...

WATCH | Five hot topics from Tito Mboweni’s mini-budget speech

Finance minister Tito Mboweni delivered the nation's mid-term budget speech on Wednesday. He described the...
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WATCH: Violent clash between police and foreign nationals in Cape Town

Violent clashes broke out between police and foreign nationals in Cape Town on October 30...
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Port Alfred Moths honour the fallen in WW2 battle

Members of the Moths, SA Legion, SA Air Force Association and others lay wreaths in...
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Remembering the Battle of El Alamein

Members of the Port Alfred Moths, partners and visitors stand for the last post at...

Sports

WATCH | Thousands of EL supporters cheer on the Springboks

Thousands of EL supporters cheered on the 2019 Rugby World Cup champions as they paraded through the streets of East London on Saturday. The seven-day...

WATCH | Springboks arrive in Port Elizabeth ahead of trophy tour

A jubilant crowd welcomed the 2019 Rugby World Cup champions as they arrived in Port Elizabeth on Saturday afternoon ahead of their trophy tour...

WATCH Breaking records and a shoutout from Federer: Springboks celebrated globally

Following the Springboks' record-equalling third Rugby World Cup win on November 2 2019, the South African rugby heroes have been celebrated across the world....

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Fix sanitation at Eastern Cape school‚ court orders MEC

The 900 pupils at Nombulelo Secondary School will see new toilets within the next six...

WATER CRISIS! WATER CRISIS! WATER CRISIS!  ALL WATER SOURCES ON LOW LEVELS

WATER CRISIS & RESTRICTION NOTICE On October 24 the honourable Premier of the Province of the...
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Kingswood entertain at Happy Hours

It was a treat for the children of Happy Hours Pre-primary School, along with their...
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Lest we forget

"...Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn, At the going down of the sun,...

Settlers Park Craft Market jam-packed with goodies

Saturday morning was a fun time for residents and visitors who flocked to Don Powis...
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PAHS thanks supporters and sponsors with snacks and sundowners

Port Alfred High School headmaster Clive Pearson welcomed sponsors, supporters and friends of the school...

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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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