Sunday, July 23, 2017
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Aerobatics entrall young and old

Model aircraft whizzing through the air delighted young and old alike at the model aircraft show organised by the South African Air Force Association...

Round Tablers dedicated to Port Alfred’s most needy

WITH temperatures cooling down and winter in full swing, there are many people who have very little to help them get through the cold...

Sport and recreation facilities to form part of tourism strategy plan

MEMBERS of the Ward 10 committee for sport and recreation met with Sunshine Coast Tourism and TotT last week to discuss and propose a...

National Arts Festival reports a drop in attendance

Collaboration and innovation the way forward for Festival THE National Arts Festival, which ended in Grahamstown last Sunday, reported a 10% drop in attendance figures. Overall...

Monk makes waves in King of the Kowie

THE most recent King of the Kowie turned out to be cooker with temperatures reaching around 30°C on Saturday, allowing for a perfect winter’s...

Creative Cooks finalists head to taste-off

THE four finalists for Rosehill Superspar’s Creative Cooks campaign have been chosen by the judges. After some deliberation, consensus was reached by the judges and...

Big freeze is about to happen  

Freezing temperatures are expected at the weekend caused by a cold front about to hit the country, with possible snowfalls forecast over the mountainous...

SA still living the high life

South Africa's super-rich don't shy away from luxury brands in supercars, private jets, watches, alcohol or clothing. The newly released results of a New World...

Why Faakhir is dancing on air

Faakhir Bestman has performed on the international stage and he has lost count of his accolades. But dancing is not all he does. The 13-year-old...

Two gored and four more hurt at Pamplona’s seventh bull run

Two people were gored and at least four others were treated for injuries on Thursday after the seventh bull run at the San Fermin...

WATCH: Here’s how Ray Phiri won the hearts of SA

As news of veteran musician Ray Phiri’s death spreads‚ many have been reminded of the contribution he made to the music industry through hits...

Extra step for South Africans wanting a visa for India

South African travellers to India will now have to go to an application centre to be fingerprinted and photographed for a visa. Visa applicants will...

Biometric enrolment now mandatory for India visa applicants

SOUTH African travellers to India will need to abide by a new biometrics requirement from Monday July 17. From that date, biometric enrolment becomes a...

A new Rotary dawn

ELEGANCE and camaraderie were on high display at the 32nd induction dinner of Rotary Port Alfred, held at the Port Alfred River and Ski-boat...

Weekend rain for Cape‚ freeze for Jo’burg‚ sizzle for Durban

Capetonians need to haul out the winter woollies because a cold front bringing rain and snow is expected over the weekend, writes Petru Saal. “The...

Insights and inspiration at the National Arts Festival

THE National Arts Festival is approaching its closing weekend with a line-up of exciting shows, including the sold-out Gala Concert and the works of...

Winter sunset on Kowie River

We are so fortunate to have such beauty on our doorstep. Hope everyone is getting ready to send us some awesome pics for the...

Airforce called in to help rescue climber in Wilderness area

A climber has fallen in the Yellowwood Amphitheatre of the Du Toits Kloof Mountains‚ prompting a multi-pronged rescue effort. Wilderness Search and Rescue personnel said...

Magic surrealism opens portal to heroic history

WINNER of the 2016 Most Promising Director Award Thembela Madliki returned to the National Arts Festival with a serious, urgent and hauntingly chilling message...

Port Alfred brewery and hotel team up to raise funds for...

A PARTNERSHIP between the Royal St Andrews Hotel and The Little Brewery in Port Alfred is raising funds for rhino conservation every time a...

Wordfest opening ushers in a new festival era

The WORDFEST 2017 opening was a truly historical moment for the legacy of African Languages, Art, poetry and cultural performances. The opening was presided...

Tableaux of remembrance and hope a hit

Tableaux in Red: Oil on Canvas 1976 by the Selborne College drama society has been a hit with the crowds at the National Arts Festival....

Win big in Talk of the Town’s new photo competition

ALL amateur photographers and happy snappers should get their cameras in focus for the Talk of the Town ES Young Photographic Competition which starts...

Boy fish ‘on the pill by force’ are turning into girl...

A fifth of male fish are now transgender because of chemicals from the contraceptive pill being flushed down household drains, a study has suggested. Male...

Timeshare holiday schemes a scam‚ consumer commission inquiry told

 Swindled holidaymakers have taken turns telling the National Consumer Commission’s Timeshare Inquiry how they were bullied and pressured to sign perpetual contracts‚ paying holiday...

Virtual exhibition causes stir at festival

In what rates more as an experience than an exhibition, a Grahamstown artist’s ground-breaking virtual reality concept is causing a stir at the National...

Young violinist wows crowd at the festival

Young violin maestro Pendo Masote’s dream to perform on iconic stages with the best in the music world was realised when he made his...

Viruses: The facts laid out at U3A

THE University of the Third Age (U3A) once more hosted retired Electro-Microbiology and Virology specialist, Lenard Steinhardt, who presented a lecture on Viruses last...
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Gru returns, but Agnes steals the show

Despicable Me 3 GRU, Lucy, Edith and Agnes - together with the minions - are back in an exciting new adventure. Gru finds he has a twin...

Kenton Marina in good hands with Vuyo

KENTON Marina’s recently appointed external facilities manager Vuyo Nyumka has received high praise for his work ethic and boating skills. An experienced local fisherman Bob...