Saturday, April 30, 2016
Benjamin Fourie back at Classics at the Castle


Beautifully Broken filmed in Port Alfred

South Africans, specifically those from Port Alfred, and the rest of the world will have to wait until March 2017 to see the movie “Beautifully...


Magic and the art of life and death

Lesley Cripps Thomson reviews Mitch Albom's The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto and The Toltec Art of Life and Death, by Don Miguel Ruiz, esotericist and...

Fynbos, Fire Stars and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fynbos Fairies by Antjie Krog, illustrated by Fiona Moodie, is one of the most delightful books I have come across in a long time....


Russia’s greatest Romantic composer

In this week's Crescendo Peter Grist talks about the life of one of Russia's greatest composers.It was said of him, Russia’s most famous composer,...


Port Alfred gets some things right this festive season

The three-day period between late afternoon on Thursday 31 December to late afternoon on Sunday 3 January saw Port Alfred’s population swell by some...


Mmusi Maimane

“Spy Tapes” Saga: President Zuma closer to his day in court

South Africa needs its Lula moment. Lula da Silva, Brazilian president from 2003 to 2011, is being prosecuted on charges of money laundering and bribery....
cctv technology

Eastern Cape Gov must use technology to fight crime

The Eastern Cape Government must use technology to fight crime, Bobby Stevenson, Shadow MEC for Safety and Security Speaking, said during the debate on...
Mmusi Maimane

Nkandla much more than paying back the money

Mmusi Maimane, Democratic Alliance leader, on Nkandla court case; Nkandla is well established as the prime symbol of corruption and wasteful expenditure in SA. But it...
Mandla Seleoane

Rock-king the Boat with Mandla Seleoane

This week's column by Mandla Seleoane - Rocking the Boat - challenges our thinking on kings versus the StateSo now perhaps the dust has settled...
Mandla Seleoane

Rocking the Boat with Mandla Seleoane

Mandla Seleoane on the 'sunset clauses' and education for politiciansSouth Africa has experimented with a few things since 1994. We don’t quite know when...


Bonzo rounds up more crimimals

The Port Alfred K9 team of Warrant Officer Tertius Neethling and patrol dog Bonzo in partnership with local security company Sky Alarms arrested two...

Multi Security kept busy by problematic car guards

Car guards were involved in numerous matters Multi Security had to attend to during the past week.Two car guards were arrested after they were...


Bowls in Port Alfred played in sweltering conditions

In another week of sweltering weather in Port Alfred, only the brave of heart stepped on to the bowling greens to play their favorite...


Kuyasa Combined to get library

It was a joyous occasion on World Book Day while learners of Kuyasa Combined School in Nemato celebrated the death of William Shakespeare that...



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