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Vlakfontein Seven murder suspect ‘Khoza’ commits suicide

The Gauteng community safety department has confirmed that Ernest Khoza Mabaso, the man accused of murdering seven Khoza family members in Vlakfontein, committed suicide...

Neighbourly Notes – 27 December 2018

CHRISTMAS has come and gone, and we have hopefully been with our families and close friends, and have celebrated the Christmas season with them....

This is all that’s left of a R7m ‘smart park’ in...

Rubble and ash are all that remain of a R7.6m “smart park” opened just 16 months ago in in one of Cape Town’s most...

NPA to ‘drop’ corruption charges against Duduzane Zuma

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is expected to provisionally withdraw corruption charges against former president Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane in the Specialised Commercial Crimes...

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Municipality explains sewage spill on Biscay Road

Following several complaints about sewage spillage on Biscay Road Ndlambe Municipality's infrastructure deputy director, Sipho Babama replied to our questions. Also issued was a...

Court lets Rhodes University lecturer off sexual harassment hook

A Rhodes University lecturer accused of sexual harassment has been given a reprieve‚ just 20 days before his contract with the university ended. The institution...

Kleinemonde man murdered in his bed

Detectives from Seafield SAPS are seeking the assistance of the community in tracking down the ruthless killers of a man in his 70s. “According to...
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Young teacher assaulted and robbed in midst of Bathurst protest

A young teacher was beaten with a knopkierie and robbed during a road blockade on the R67 by protesters from Nolukhanyo township in Bathurst...

“Bathurst 50” cases postponed until Tuesday

The 50 residents of Bathurst's Nolukhanyo Township that were arrested on Thursday January 17 following their protest for housing appeared at the Port Alfred Magistrates Court on...

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Municipality explains sewage spill on Biscay Road

Following several complaints about sewage spillage on Biscay Road Ndlambe Municipality's infrastructure deputy director, Sipho Babama replied to our questions. Also issued was a...

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A demonstration of floral art

Carrol Taggart showed members of the Port Alfred Floral Art Group how to create several...

WATCH | How Bosasa prepared their daily ‘chicken orders’ (bribes)

Former chief operations officer for Bosasa Angelo Agrizzi took the stand for the second day...

WATCH: Are you voting this year? Here is what the ANC manifesto is promising South Africans

The ANC celebrated it’s 107th birthday which coincided with the launch of the party's election...
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Bring on the camels

McLaren Circus owner David McLaren with his camels at the show in Port Alfred last...
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Superb juggling skills on display at McLaren Circus

McLaren Circus’s immensely talented juggler started out with skittles then  moved onto rings, balls and...
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Making the audience gasp

More gravity-defying action from the Velocity Brothers at the McLaren Circus show in Port Alfred...
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Talented acrobats delight circus audience

The Velocity Brothers in action at the McLaren Circus show in Port Alfred last night. https://youtu.be/FC3eVc27d_4
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Chairman of balance at McLaren Circus

Javier Castillo, who hails from Venezuela, performing his chair balancing act at the McLaren Circus...
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Protest against circus in Port Alfred

Seventeen people gathered to protest the use of animals in circus acts on Tuesday evening...
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Wringing out the bids at Saafa golf day auction

Rob Knowles of Talk of the Town played auctioneer at the end of the SA...

Sports

Night Bowls off to a great start

Friday evening at the Kowie Bowls Club was full of fun, laughter and friendship when the teams got down to business for the first...

Nelson Mandela would not have supported quotas — Springbok captain Siya...

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi gave a unique personal insight into South Africa’s transformation policy to a Japanese media outlet last month‚ which caused some...

Wiser SA unlikely to ‘rest’ players for the final Test at...

Despite an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series‚ South Africa are unlikely to ‘rest’ players for the final Test at the Wanderers. The folly of...

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Court lets Rhodes University lecturer off sexual harassment hook

A Rhodes University lecturer accused of sexual harassment has been given a reprieve‚ just 20...
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A demonstration of floral art

Carrol Taggart showed members of the Port Alfred Floral Art Group how to create several...

Artistic flair at the Floral Art Group

Taking some foliage and other objects that others might discard the members of the Port...

Solidarity launches ‘legal action’ over Schweizer-Reneke teacher’s suspension

Trade union Solidarity will on Tuesday announce the legal action to be taken to have...

Port Alfred High School matriculants 2018

Although Port Alfred High School did not do as well as anticipated in the 2018...

Matrics at Kuyasa Combined School

The 2018 matrics celebrated their success at the National Senior Certificate examinations last Friday (January 4). Matriculants...

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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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