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ConCourt judge Johan Froneman retires after 26 years on the bench

Constitutional Court judge Johan Froneman has retired, capping a judicial career spanning 26 years. The office of the chief justice said in a statement on...

LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (4 JUNE 2020)

As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 40 792 with 3 267 new cases identified. Case Data Province Total cases for...

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Local News

Grant day in Port Alfred CBD

Port Alfred CBD was busy this morning as people came to town to collect their social grants and, although some queues were organised specifically...
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Strike action at Pick n Pay in Port Alfred

Pick n Pay in Port Alfred was closed this morning as staff went on strike. The reason was apparently over UIF payments which had...

Makana loses bid to appeal

Municipality must be placed under administration The Grahamstown High Court has dismissed an application for leave to appeal by Makana Municipality and the provincial government...

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Council News

Makana loses bid to appeal

Municipality must be placed under administration The Grahamstown High Court has dismissed an application for leave to appeal by Makana Municipality and the provincial government...

Private food donations benefit 20 families in Ward 9

The private sector and other individual Samaritans seem to be difference-makers in fighting hunger during the Covid-19 lockdown. Showing up when needed most was Tewo...

Latest news from the Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee

The Ndlambe Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee is fully operational and meets on a digital platform every Tuesday.   Feedback from this meeting is compiled in...

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Strike action at Pick n Pay in Port Alfred

Pick n Pay in Port Alfred was closed this morning as staff went on strike....

Apologies‚ staying hopeful and blazing guns: a quick 411 on Ramaphosa’s speech

After 48 days in lockdown and 19 days of silence from the president‚ Cyril Ramaphosa...

WATCH | Kowie dolphins delight

This morning a pod of dolphins decided to give the walkers and runners a spectacular...
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WATCH: Up to 19,000 SA prisoners eligible for parole to ease jail overcrowding amid Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa authorised the consideration of parole for selective low-risk offenders amid the Covid-19...

WATCH | Message to the coronavirus inspired by Cyril Ramaphosa and SA citizens

“We will be with our friends again. We will be with our families again. We...

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Sports

Bryan Habana launches app that can build athletes’ digital profiles financially

Former Springbok wing Bryan Habana says his newly-launched application called MatchKit.co will help athletes realise their digital footprints without infringing on the work of...

School News

Court needs time to prep for teachers’ union bid to stop schools reopening

The Pretoria high court says it needs time to prepare before it can hear an...

PPE worth millions of rands goes missing en route to KZN schools

“The MEC for education in KwaZulu-Natal, Kwazi Mshengu, has received with shock the reports of...

Not all schools are ready to open, Angie Motshekga says

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga said on Monday the reopening of schools had to be...

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...

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