Humble colonel retires after serving SAPS for 38 years


Port Alfred SAPS Station Commander Colonel Lizette Zeelie with Colonel Vuyile Gcaba and his wife. Photo: Supplied After serving the South African Police Service (SAPS) for almost four decades, Port Alfred More...

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Electronic directory for Ndlambe a Kwiklick away

An electronic directory that works, Kwiklick, was launched in Ndlambe on Tuesday by an enterprising businesswoman, Cyndi Roodt An enterprising Bathurst businesswoman More...

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VWSA makes official announcement

VWSA today issued an official statement regarding the extensive international media coverage over irregularities in Nitrogen oxide emission values measured during‎ More...

NCAL Gymnastics Centre

New gymnastic centre within reach of NCaL

An impression of what the newly proposed NCAL Gymnastics Centre in Thornhill would look like. Photo: Provided Nemato Change a Life (NCaL) organisation will soon More...

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Training starts for War on Leaks

The first intake of trainees of the recently launched War on Leaks Programme will officially start their training programme on Monday. The War on Leaks Project was More...

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Highlander Pub compo draws bowlers

The Kowie Bowls Club had a very good turnout last for the Highlander Pub competition last Tuesday filling the A Green. Mike Long and his team of PeeWee Tomlinson More...

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Madibaz Sport opens new High Performance Complex

Madibaz director of sports Yoliswa Lumka stands outside NMMU’s new High-Performance Complex, which was officially launched in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday. Photo: More...

Pravin Gordhan

Minimum competency levels for officials effective October

The Minimum Competency Levels for municipal officials will be effective as of October 2015, said National Treasury and the Department of Cooperative Governance and More...


Eastern Cape should take up opportunities in agriculture

The Eastern Cape should take advantage of its strength in agriculture and become a leading agro-processing hub in South Africa, says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister More...

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Royal Port Alfred Golf Club Weekly Results

Royal Port Alfred Golf Club Weekly Results Wednesday, September 30 Sponsor: Lalibela/Arabella Wines Competition: Individual Stableford No. of Players: 32 Captains More...

Seleoane questions government’s legitimacy

Rocking the boat

This month, Mandla Seleoane dedicates his column in The Announcer,  Rocking the Boat, to the memory of Steve Biko. If we follow Immanuel Kant’s teachings we must distinguish More...

Mandla Seleoane on the philosophy of loadshedding

Mandla Seleoane

Academic, author, social activist and research and labour relations specialist, Mandla Seleoane. Rocking the Boat with Mandla Seleoane The other day I had to meet Mosibudi Mangena More...

Irrational demarcation proposals to affect service delivery

Athol Trollip

DA MPL Athol Trollip says new demarcation proposals are irrational and will affect service delivery in Nelson Mandela Bay The Democratic Alliance in Nelson Mandela Bay has objected More...

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VWSA makes official announcement

VWSA today issued an official statement regarding the extensive international media coverage over irregularities in Nitrogen oxide emission values measured during‎ dynamometer More...

Repo rate to remain unchanged

SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago.  The repo rate will remain unchanged at 6% per annum, Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago,said on Wednesday.“As noted in More...

ON THE BEAT with Multi Security

Multi Security

Multi Security had remarkably few crimes to report in the past ten days and were mainly kept busy checking up on reports More...

Quick action by Multi Security nets suspects

Multi Security

Two suspects who were seen robbing students were arrested near the Port Alfred Magistrate’s Court last Saturday, More...

Famous idea ACT announces 2015 ImpACT Awards finalist

Over the years the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) has consistently supported young talent in the...

Brian Wiles Brian Wiles exhibit on at Wiles Gallery

Art lovers still have another week to see an exhibition of the series Out of the...

de Machaut Crescendo! – The life and work of Guillaume de Machaut

This week in Crescendo! Peter Grist takes a look at early composers, Guillaume de Machaut in...

Eastern Cape snakes


More than 2 500 snake species of have been recorded worldwide, though only 138 of these are found in southern More...

Namibia – a vast country of breathtaking contrasts

In size Namibia is larger than Spain and Germany combined, with a small and scattered population of English, German and Afrikaans..

A Night at the Opera in Sedgefield

Lakeside Lodge Hotel and Spa in Sedgefield, on the Garden Route, is hosting a dinner and live opera on Saturday, August..

Nissan brings out new Navara

Nissan Navara

Nissan’s all-new Navara will be launched in the first quarter of 2016 and is said to bring new levels More...

Fourth generation Mazda MX-5 launching soon

The iconic Mazda MX-5 enters its fourth generation, with the new model soon to be launched in South Africa. The first-generation..

Fiat 500 gets a makeover

After eight years and over 1,5 million sales, Fiat have given their compact 500 a thorough makeover, introducing more than 1800..
NCAL Gymnastics Centre

New gymnastic centre within reach of NCaL

Nemato Change a Life (NCaL) organisation will soon have their own gymnastics hall in the Thornhill suburb of Port Alfred after..
Science labs

Rural pupils join science community

Hundreds of children in the Eastern Cape have been given a glimpse into a whole new world of science. This was..
LAHS Morse Jones

2015 Morse Jones Memorial Lecture

Annually, in memory of the founder of the Lower Albany Historical Society, Edward (Ted) Morse Jones, the Morse Jones Memorial Lecture..

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