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Be on guard against coronavirus-related scams

Global information and insights company TransUnion has warned South Africans to be on their guard against coronavirus-related scams, with criminals taking advantage of the...

You’ll be able to return a 2-litre Coca-Cola bottle & get...

South Africans buying Coca-Cola beverages will now get a R9 deposit when they return the new PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic bottles. The company piloted...
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Local News

DA slams Eastern Cape Cogta MEC for urging no disciplinary action...

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has strongly condemned utterances made by Eastern MEC for cooperative governance and traditional affairs (Cogta), Xolile Nqatha, at the memorial...

Premier Mabuyane sends condolences

During the extended provincial coronavirus command council meeting on July 12, Premier Lubabalo Oscar Mabuyane sent his condolences to all those who are suffering...

Sarah Baartman District Covid-19 Case Breakdown – 15 July 2020

SARAH BAARTMAN DISTRICT - COVID-19 Case Breakdown and Case Breakdown per area/town as at 15 July 2020


Council News

Update from the Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee

As of July 12, there were a total of 345 confirmed cumulative Covid-19 positive cases in Ndlambe, with 86 new cases being recorded in...

Regional ANC advises Ndlambe council not to appeal high court judgment...

The regional executive committee (REC) of the ANC Sarah Baartman region has advised the Ndlambe council not to appeal the high court judgment on...

DA lays criminal charges against Ndlambe municipal manager

Members of the Ndlambe DA caucus today opened a criminal case against Ndlambe municipal manager Rolly Dumezweni, for alleged illegal actions relating to the...



Police set up temporary charge office at Stenden campus

Residents thought police were responding to a crime scene at the Stenden South Africa campus...

Taxi blockade in protest over unregistered taxis

Taxis temporarily blocked the thoroughfare through Port Alfred's Jester Mall / Post Office parking lot...

WATCH: Tshwane family goes car shopping after botched R5.7m UIF payout meant for 1,400 workers

A 25-year-old Pretoria warehouse worker allegedly blew through some of the R5.7m in Covid-19 relief...

Sewage leak in Saltvlei an ongoing problem

Talk of the Town investigated the site of a sewage leak which has been a...

Surfers enjoying the waves at Kelly’s Beach

Taking advantage of the sunny weather, some surfers took to the waves at Kelly's Beach...

Clubs and Societies


Overseas players should be available if the Springboks get to play...

If, and this is a considerable ‘if’, the Springboks get to play Test rugby later this year, they should have their overseas based players...

School News

Union calls on teachers‚ pupils to picket until Ramaphosa ‘listens’ and closes schools

The Educators Union of SA (Eusa) has called on teachers and pupils to picket from...

‘Discontinue 2020 academic year’: survey of parents and pupils

Having lost a significant portion of the school year to the lockdown, many parents and...

MEC urges unprepared EC schools not to reopen to other grades

The Eastern Cape department of education issued a statement on Sunday evening stating special instructions...

Neighbourly Notes


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...