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14 officials on carpet over shoddy Beitbridge border fence, says De...

An investigation which revealed a litany of incompetence and wrongdoing in the emergency construction of a fence between SA and Zimbabwe has recommended disciplinary...

Public protector probes MECs, premier for ‘improper conduct’

Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane, two of his MECs and his chief of staff are being investigated by the public protector's office relating to...
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Local News

Public protector probes MECs, premier for ‘improper conduct’

Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane, two of his MECs and his chief of staff are being investigated by the public protector's office relating to...

PE residents stand united on beliefs

Hundreds of Port Elizabeth residents took to the streets on Saturday to raise awareness on issues ranging from gender based violence to farm murders...

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Council News

Ndlambe Municipal Manager in the spotlight

At the Ndlambe council meeting, held on Tuesday a discussion took place regarding the latest Grahamstown High Court ruling against Ndlambe Municipality for awarding...

Wage and salary increases at the municipality

The Ndlambe council met on Tuesday afternoon via digital conferencing on Microsoft Teams. South Africa Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) and the Independent Municipal and Allied...

An appeal to the municipality

  There has to be something done about the sewage that flows freely at various locations throughout Ndlambe. It is not simply because we are...

Videos

Tittle Tattle Live at Judy’s Kitchen – 6 August 2020

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WATCH: Protests, arrests and fight for change: What we know so far about #ZimbabweanLivesMatter

Zimbabwean residents have been marching and protesting in several cities since July 31 2020. Businesses...

Crime Briefs – July 22 to July 28

Just before 11am on Wednesday July 22 it was reported that a man was seen...
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Sewage pouring out onto the street next to the SPCA in Station Hill

Watch as SPCA kennel manager Forbes Coutts explains the problems of sewage outside his offices...
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Anger over poisoning of coral trees – neighbours give their sides of the story

Dr Heyter Brandt, owner of the well-known property formerly owned by golfer Hugh Kelly at...

Clubs and Societies

Sports

BOOK REVIEW: Throw off the bowlines

Local family’s four-year adventure on a 50’ yacht After reading Throw off the bowlines I will probably never look at author and septuagenarian Doug Sutherland...

School News

Parents mulling home-schooling must comply with these rules

Parents who choose to deregister their child from a school and apply for home schooling...

Local authors, take a bow

This particular area of the Eastern Cape is renowned for producing some of the country's...

DA to approach courts to keep nation’s schools open

Closing schools increases the risk of children – especially those from poorer families – being...

Neighbourly Notes

Features

CAN THE SCHOOL YEAR BE SAVED? Join us as we unpack...

To send your children back to school or not? After nine weeks at home due to the nationwide lockdown, pupils have lost out on...

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...

Business