New feather in Poland's cap
Marguerite Poland is an author who's known not only for her children's books and adult fiction, but also her non-fiction. She co-wrote the well-received The Abundant Herds: Celebration of the Nguni Cattle of the Zulu People with Professor David Hammond .
Wed May 15, 2013
Uitenhage tyre plant tops in global audit
UITENHAGE tyre manufacturer Goodyear has beaten 53 other Goodyear plants in 22 countries by achieving the highest score in an international process and product quality audit.
Kids given spring in their step
ALMOST 2000 children in Uitenhage and Despatch were all smiles yesterday after receiving shoes and windbreakers from the Uitenhage Despatch Development Initiative Back2School campaign.
Two held for Mpofu stabbing
Two men have been arrested in connection with the assault of lawyer Dali Mpofu in East London, Eastern Cape police said on Wednesday.
Thomas River Population: 4
Scissors poised, my hairdresser wanted to know why in all my travels I had not been to Thomas River.
Tue May 14, 2013
New festival will lure visitors to Wild Coast
A BRAND new cultural festival, planned to be on a par with the annual National Arts Festival in Grahamstown and aimed at showcasing the culture and heritage of the province, is set to hit the shores of the Wild Coast in September.
Wild Coast toll road plan scrapped
The SA National Roads Agency Limited has scrapped plans to construct a toll-road on the N2 Wild Coast Highway, it emerged on Tuesday.
Anriette has new mountain to climb
MULTIPLE champion Anriette Schoeman will make her first foray into serious mountain biking at the world's largest fully serviced stage race, the 251km Nedbank sani2c, in KwaZulu-Natal from Thursday.
Mon May 13, 2013
Two Samas for Zahara
ZAHARA might have failed to dominate the 19th SA Music Awards on Saturday, but the Eastern Cape singer still managed to walk off with two awards.
Local music feast at new mini-festival
A NEW taster festival in Port Elizabeth this weekend is set to whet appetites for the Northern Arts Festival in September.
Pilots home after Namibia ordeal
THE South African pilots and crew detained in Namibia are considering suing the Namibian government after their "harsh, vindictive and malicious" treatment by the police.
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Don't make empty promises - MEC
Why do we need this Bill so urgently in SA given the more pressing projects in the current portfolio of state priorities? asks Dr Rennie Naidoo .
South Africa: SA Girl, 13, Is International Chess Champion
A 13-year-old girl has become the youngest South African to win the world chess federation title of Woman International Master, it was reported on Monday.
Sun May 12, 2013
Steady property business in Grahamstown
UNLIKE in many regions throughout the country, property prices in Grahamstown were not affected by the recession period at all, according to Remax South Africa chief executive Adrian Goslett.
Top Karoo farms in short supply
WITH a constantly changing environment in the South African farming sector, many commercial farm investors are looking to diversify into different regions and away from core farming activities, says Wayne Rubidge, manager of the Karoo region of Pam Golding Properties.
Sat May 11, 2013
Jesse Jackson's ties to Africa pay off
Pretoria, South Africa - When South Africa President Jacob Zuma recently presented Jesse Jackson with the Companions of O.R. Tambo Award - the highest honor a non-citizen of the country can receive - he cited the human rights icon's "excellent contribution to the fight against apartheid." While it represented a personal honor for Jackson, it ... (more)
Watson, Catrakilis star as Kings bounce back
Flank Luke Watson and fly-half Demetri Catrakilis starred as Southern Kings put a three-week Super 15 nightmare behind them by defeating Otago Highlanders 34-27 Saturday.
Fri May 10, 2013
Local choir festival goes big
PORT Elizabeth's Westering High School will be hosting its annual Voce Volante Choir Festival at the Feather Market Centre tomorrow.
Mandela has no link to this city
I CAN only but agree with most of the content of Tim Hopwood's letter . Much of the historical areas of our city are looking in a sorry state with pockets of restoration, many of which are not recognised as historically correct by international guidelines.