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Warning! Don’t return that international call‚ lest you get caught in...

To be a step ahead of the latest scam‚ don’t return a missed call from an international number you do not recognise. This is the...

Judge interrupts Omotoso trial to reprimand wife in ‘bright’ dress

Charismatic Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso’s wife Taiwo took centre stage during his trial in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Tuesday when she was...

Driver crashes bus‚ flees scene with injured school children

A manhunt is under way for a driver who crashed a school bus and fled the scene with injured passengers. Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD)...

Petrol price set to rise by 40c at end October‚ even...

South Africans must expect another substantial petrol price increase later this month‚ the Automobile Association predicts. Commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by...

MUT murder accused changes legal representative again

Murder accused Thabani Mzolo received a dressing down by Durban High Court judge Sharmaine Balton after uncertainty over who would be defending him pushed...

Entertainment

Local News

Why Durban only got two Blue Flag beaches

Ten years after Durban’s ill-fated decision to pull out of the international Blue Flag beach-quality system because of rising sea-sewage pollution‚ the city has...

Instilling gardening values in kids

Remembering how a love of growing produce was instilled in him, Minet Rastar Nojoko, who runs Ndinani Garden Project, has now turned to children...

Laughs aplenty at midlife cabaret

Many locals missed out on some side-splitting humour when Niqui Cloete- Barrass and Anneline Stiglingh brought their Midlife Chronicles show to the Little Theatre...

A picture of an inspiring journey

The impact and power of Pastor Buyisile Geelbooi’s testimony at the Christian Men’s Association breakfast held at Tash’s Craft Bar on Saturday was demonstrated...

A nice mix of romance and comedy

Night School, With Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish and Megalyn Echikunwoke, directed by Malcom D Lee. 4/5 If you are into comedy and a bit of...

Columns

Council News

Roads mess-up

State of the roads in Port Alfred Service roads alongside the R72 have been virtually destroyed due to the heavy machinery used in the ongoing...

BREAKING: Water problems

Features

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WATCH: Prince Harry and Meghan expecting baby

Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, wife of Prince Harry, is pregnant with the couple's first child...

WATCH: Fists fly as taxi drives into oncoming traffic

https://www.facebook.com/christiaan.diedericks.10/videos/924035241115633 https://www.facebook.com/christiaan.diedericks.10/videos/924037651115392 Yet another video capturing how minibus taxi drivers drive into oncoming traffic in Johannesburg has...

WATCH: Biker forces taxi driver to follow rules of the road

A video of a biker refusing to allow a taxi to break the rules of...

WATCH: The rise and fall of Nhlanhla Nene- How did we get here?

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on October 9 2018 that Nhlanhla Nene had tendered his resignation...

WATCH: CT trains go up in smoke…again!

Thick clouds of black smoke poured out of Cape Town train station on Tuesday October...
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Evergreen and SAPS explain social crime to a young audience

On Tuesday morning at the Port Alfred High School hall, the SAPS and the Evergreen Theatre...

WATCH: Armed robber hijacks elderly couple’s car at gunpoint

An armed robber hijacked an elderly couple’s car at a petrol station in Mokopane, Limpopo,...
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Animals blessed in the Feast of St Francis

Residents took the opportunity to have their pets blessed at the Feast of St Francis...

WATCH: Meet the man behind SA’s first cannabis beer called Durban Poison

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cpfm5oqmlhs&feature=youtu.be Poison City Brewing, a Durban-based beer company has created its own cannabis beer called Durban...
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Lianie May delights Port Alfred audience

Afrikaans pop star Lianie May drew a full house at Tash’s Craft Bar last week...

Sports

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter defends Percy Tau against the critics

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has defended Percy Tau after the Belgium-based striker was heckled by supporters at FNB Stadium on Saturday. Baxter's charges romped...

What Baxter told Bafana so they don’t underestimate Seychelles

If Bafana Bafana had beaten Libya in their previous 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier‚ then the South Africans probably would just have been...

District men’s netball team does well at national championships

The Sarah Baartman District Men’s team participated in the national championships, held in Durban from October 1 to 6, and overcame problems in sponsorship...

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School News

President Ramaphosa offers best wishes to matriculants

President Cyril Ramaphosa offered his best wishes to matriculants ahead of their final exams‚ which...

Protests could disrupt matric exams‚ but department is ‘ready for risks’

Despite risks identified by officials‚ parliament’s portfolio committee on basic education feels confident that schools...
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Evergreen and SAPS explain social crime to a young audience

On Tuesday morning at the Port Alfred High School hall, the SAPS and the Evergreen Theatre...
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Happy Hours Grandparents Day

The Grade R and intermediate classes at Happy Hours Pre-primary school put on a great show...

Grandparents Day at El Shaddai

It was a festive time as El Shaddai Christian Academy held its annual Grandparents Day...

Round Table feeds university rowers

This weekend it's the University Boat Races on the Kowie River, one of the town's...

Neighbourly Notes

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Features

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Belly dancing at The Office

LOTS of fun was had at the opening of The Office in Bathurst, a brand-new office services company that will offer computer training and...

Buy into a legacy

TINY Steenkamp who in earlier years performed in London’s Palladium Theatre, was dubbed South Africa’s own Mario Lanza. He later went on to perform with...

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