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The Times & The Sunday Times
Grahamstown's water woes continueto the East of the city flooded‚ submerging and damaging all the pumps. This le
Grahamstown's water woes continue
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 hours ago
to the East of the city flooded‚ submerging and damaging all the pumps. This left large parts of the city‚ particularly Grahamstown East‚ without water. But by late Monday night‚ Makana Municipality promised they were back on track. Damaged... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Grahamstown’s water woes continueDispatchLIVEBy ADRIENNE CARLISLE The entire city of Grahamstown is now without water after
Grahamstown’s water woes continueDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
By ADRIENNE CARLISLE The entire city of Grahamstown is now without water after its second major pump station went dark overnight. This time it was Howieson’s Poort pump station — which feeds the reservoirs on the western side of the city — that... Read more
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iol.co.za
#NAF16: Women to take centre stageIt is this anniversary which is being honoured at the 42nd National Arts Festiv
#NAF16: Women to take centre stage
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
It is this anniversary which is being honoured at the 42nd National Arts Festival which opens on Thursday in Grahamstown. Eighty percent of the work on the main programme is directed, written, curated or headlined by women under this year’s theme,... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Bok coach goes walkabout with Grahamstown fansDispatchLIVEBy DAVID MACGREGOR Springbok rugby coach Allister Coetzee arrived in Grahamsto
Bok coach goes walkabout with Grahamstown fansDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 hours ago
By DAVID MACGREGOR Springbok rugby coach Allister Coetzee arrived in Grahamstown this morning to a hero’s welcome. About 50 supporters, including childhood friends, people he played rugby with growing up in Grahamstown and fans, walked down High... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Makana water crisis on eve of arts festivalDispatchLIVEADRIENNE CARLISLE and DAVID MACGREGOR Grahamstown is facing another daunting w
Makana water crisis on eve of arts festivalDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 12 hours ago
ADRIENNE CARLISLE and DAVID MACGREGOR Grahamstown is facing another daunting water crisis days before thousands of visitors pour into the city for the National Arts Festival. One of the city’s major pumping stations flooded on Sunday, damaging... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Water crisis after pump station flooded in G’townDispatchLIVEBy ADRIENNE CARLISLE and DAVID MACGREGOR Disaster struck in Grahamstown at the
Water crisis after pump station flooded in G’townDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
By ADRIENNE CARLISLE and DAVID MACGREGOR Disaster struck in Grahamstown at the weekend, just days before the start of the National Arts Festival, when one of its major pumping stations flooded, damaging pumps and leaving huge swathes of the city... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Water shortage‚ fires threaten National Arts FestivalTo make matters worse‚ a hefty berg wind has fanned fires burning ferociously s
Water shortage‚ fires threaten National Arts Festival
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
To make matters worse‚ a hefty berg wind has fanned fires burning ferociously south of Grahamstown. Most of Grahamstown East‚ the CBD and parts of Rhodes University were left without water‚ while water pressure in other parts of the city was... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA’s top winter destinationsup 64 percent from previous periods, pointing to an influx of surf fans heading
SA’s top winter destinations
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
up 64 percent from previous periods, pointing to an influx of surf fans heading to the city to be part of the action. The Grahamstown Art Festival is also set to draw the crowds this year, as usual. Data shows an increase of 56 percent for... Read more
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iol.co.za
No talk of parades for Boks“I am on holiday for a week and my folks are in Grahamstown, so I might pop in
No talk of parades for Boks
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
“I am on holiday for a week and my folks are in Grahamstown, so I might pop in there. But I’m not so sure about a parade, I think I will leave that for the World Cup in 2019, when we win it!” Coetzee joked. The Boks coach knows that, while winning... Read more
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iol.co.za
All the world’s a stage in Grahamstowntour operators, taxis etc). “Hundreds of people find part-time employment duri
All the world’s a stage in Grahamstown
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
tour operators, taxis etc). “Hundreds of people find part-time employment during the festival, and many businesses in Grahamstown regard the period as their Christmas’ busy period, which sees them through the quieter months.” He said the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ANC’s Gwede Mantashe turns ‘DJ Gweezy’general Gwede Mantashe demonstrated his musical finesse when he took to the dec
ANC’s Gwede Mantashe turns ‘DJ Gweezy’
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
general Gwede Mantashe demonstrated his musical finesse when he took to the decks while campaigning for his party in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape on Thursday. In a video, that’s now being shared on social media, the often snappy... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Tru-talent search for local starsDispatchLIVEthe station, and dancers will be hired for events and promotions. Auditions wi
Tru-talent search for local starsDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
the station, and dancers will be hired for events and promotions. Auditions will be held next in PE, Fort Beaufort, Komani Grahamstown, Butterworth, Mthatha, East London and Bhisho. Further details are available on Tru FM’s Facebook page. —... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
City gears up for dynamic arts fest with a differenceDispatchLIVEhas wowed audiences in Düsseldorf in Germany and London. The act will come dire
City gears up for dynamic arts fest with a differenceDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
has wowed audiences in Düsseldorf in Germany and London. The act will come directly from the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Guild Theatre board chairwoman, Amanda Bothma, said there would already be a “spirit of celebration” in the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Gwede Mantashe aka 'DJ Gweezy' spins hits on the decksGwede Mantashe, or rather, 'DJ Gweezy' recently took to spinning the discs afte
Gwede Mantashe aka 'DJ Gweezy' spins hits on the decks
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Gwede Mantashe, or rather, 'DJ Gweezy' recently took to spinning the discs after hitting the election campaign trail in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape on Thursday. Much to the delight of the crowd, Gwede can be seen (and heard) dropping some house... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Jovial Gwede takes time to hear concernsPlans by ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe to go walkabout in Grahamstown to
Jovial Gwede takes time to hear concerns
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Plans by ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe to go walkabout in Grahamstown townships to drum up election support for the party did not fully materialise yesterday. Instead of going door-to-door in several neighbourhoods, Mantashe and his entourage... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Single malt is not a luxury, but a necessity’embarrassed by some of their more insanely conservative compatriots. Where do
‘Single malt is not a luxury, but a necessity’
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
embarrassed by some of their more insanely conservative compatriots. Where do you travel next? After Cape Town and the Grahamstown fest, if I can manage it, Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago, Sun Valley in LA and Saratoga. Then it’s a little... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Rhino poaching suspects stay in jailThree men arrested in Grahamstown for alleged rhino poaching hours after an ani
Rhino poaching suspects stay in jail
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Three men arrested in Grahamstown for alleged rhino poaching hours after an animal was killed on a nearby game reserve on Friday will have to wait a month before applying for bail. George game ranger Forget Ndlovu, 40, and Port Elizabeth-based... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
ANC spin doctor ‘DJ Gwede’ slated to spin the discs in GrahamstownANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe hits the election campaign trail today in
ANC spin doctor ‘DJ Gwede’ slated to spin the discs in Grahamstown
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe hits the election campaign trail today in Grahamstown. During the visit he will campaign door-to-door meeting voters, hold a manifesto rally and meet with provincial and regional ANC leaders and trade... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
New offering to set stage alightYounge (previously of the Handspring Puppet Company) and choreo-graphed by Jay
New offering to set stage alight
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Younge (previously of the Handspring Puppet Company) and choreo-graphed by Jay Pather, will have its world premiere in Grahamstown next Thursday, June 30. The 2016 edition of the Grahamstown Arts Festival will offer a spectacular of... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
‘A Thousand Shepherds’ delivers powerful conceptDance Company (CDC) will present five performances of A Thousand Shepherds at t
‘A Thousand Shepherds’ delivers powerful concept
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Dance Company (CDC) will present five performances of A Thousand Shepherds at the National Arts Festival, which begins in Grahamstown next week. Under the artistic direction of Debbie Turner, the company celebrates its 21st anniversary this... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Firebird' a metaphor for SAfour opportunities to share in this spectacle of creativity before the producti
'Firebird' a metaphor for SA
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
four opportunities to share in this spectacle of creativity before the production tours to the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown and as the poet Cecil Day-Lewis encourages us “burn for Rome’s so near us, for the phoenix moment when we have... Read more
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iol.co.za
No bail for suspected rhino poachersLast week police made a breakthrough when the suspects were arrested at Makana
No bail for suspected rhino poachers
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Last week police made a breakthrough when the suspects were arrested at Makana Resort in Grahamstown. Their arrests follow the roll out of ‘Operation Full Moon’ which aims to curb rhino poaching incidents in the province. Following their arrest... Read more
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iol.co.za
Perfect partnership pays offMellville at 8.30pm. Tickets: R120 from [email protected] beanrestaurant.co.za
Perfect partnership pays off
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Mellville at 8.30pm. Tickets: R120 from [email protected] beanrestaurant.co.za or 011 4825572. National Arts Festival in Grahamstown: June 30 at 7pm; July 1 at 1pm and 5pm; July 2 at 1pm and 7pm; July 3 at 5pm at the Graham Hotel. Tickets: R80... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Grahamstown rhino poaching suspects denied bailcase was postponed to July 22 for further investigation. The three were arrest
Grahamstown rhino poaching suspects denied bail
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
case was postponed to July 22 for further investigation. The three were arrested at a chalet at the Makana Resort in Grahamstown at about 10pm on Friday. The arrest was a major breakthrough for officials in their attempt to curb rhino... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Top legal team consult alleged rhino poachers before court appearanceThe high-powered legal team for three men arrested for alleged rhino poaching h
Top legal team consult alleged rhino poachers before court appearance
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
The high-powered legal team for three men arrested for alleged rhino poaching have arrived at the Grahamstown Magistrate’s Court. Port Elizabeth attorney Sizwe Maci and advocate Terry Price went straight to the holding cells to consult with... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Social grants fraudster lawyer struck off the rollsentenced to a fine of R100 000 in 2014. He did not appeal his conviction. The
Social grants fraudster lawyer struck off the roll
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
sentenced to a fine of R100 000 in 2014. He did not appeal his conviction. The Law Society brought an application in the Grahamstown High Court in May to have Mpambaniso struck off the roll of attorneys. The society argued that Mpambaniso was... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Taboo causes terrifying start to adulthoodran a campaign for free sanitary pads. More recently the Siyahluma Project, sta
Taboo causes terrifying start to adulthood
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
ran a campaign for free sanitary pads. More recently the Siyahluma Project, started by five foster mothers with the Grahamstown Child Welfare Service, started an enterprise to produce reusable sanitary products. These kits are distributed... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Sustainable, affordable, hygienicThe Siyahluma Project, started by five foster mothers from Grahamstown Child We
Sustainable, affordable, hygienic
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
The Siyahluma Project, started by five foster mothers from Grahamstown Child Welfare Services, has launched a cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to sanitary towels. In the reusable kit, provided either free of charge to the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
City gears up for dynamic arts fest with a differencehas wowed audiences in Düsseldorf in Germany and London. The act will come dire
City gears up for dynamic arts fest with a difference
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
has wowed audiences in Düsseldorf in Germany and London. The act will come directly from the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Guild Theatre board chairwoman, Amanda Bothma, said there would already be a “spirit of celebration” in the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Pieces fall into place for annual arts festThe host of elements making up the 42nd Grahamstown arts festival is coming int
Pieces fall into place for annual arts fest
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
The host of elements making up the 42nd Grahamstown arts festival is coming into alignment in time for its launch next week. The budget of the 12-day National Arts Festival (NAF) is R32-million but it usually infuses about R350-million into the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police On Major Rhino Poaching Breakthroughpoaching when they arrested three (3) suspects on Friday night, 17 June 2016 at
Police On Major Rhino Poaching Breakthrough
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
poaching when they arrested three (3) suspects on Friday night, 17 June 2016 at about 22:00 at chalet 8, Makana Resort, Grahamstown. The arrest is the direct result of Operation Full Moon, which mainly focussed on curbing rhino poaching... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Rhino brigade hails arrest of three menEastern Cape rhino from ruthless poachers was given a boost at the weekend when
Rhino brigade hails arrest of three men
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Eastern Cape rhino from ruthless poachers was given a boost at the weekend when three men were arrested with a horn near Grahamstown shortly after an animal was butchered. Provincial police spokesperson Colonel Sibongile Soci said yesterday that... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Local festivals a lifeline for jazz artistsit is local festivals which are proving to be the genre’s much-needed lifeline.
Local festivals a lifeline for jazz artists
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
it is local festivals which are proving to be the genre’s much-needed lifeline. Ahead of next week’s 10-day Standard Bank Grahamstown Jazz Festival – part of the National Arts Festival — artists say that the lack of jazz clubs across the country... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Major Rhino Poaching BreakthroughPoaching when they arrested three (3) suspects on Friday night, 17 June 2016 at
Major Rhino Poaching Breakthrough
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Poaching when they arrested three (3) suspects on Friday night, 17 June 2016 at about 22:00 at chalet 8, Makana Resort, Grahamstown. The arrest is the direct result of Operation Full Moon, which mainly focussed on curbing rhino poaching... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Thieving attorney struck from rollFraudster Komani lawyer Milile Mpambaniso was finally struck from the roll of a
Thieving attorney struck from roll
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Fraudster Komani lawyer Milile Mpambaniso was finally struck from the roll of attorneys on Friday. The Grahamstown High Court ruled that Mpambaniso was not a fit and proper person to practice as an attorney. CONVICTED FRAUDSTER: Komani former... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lambie out of series deciderpictures and get autographs with the players and coaches. It is a homecoming f
Lambie out of series decider
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
pictures and get autographs with the players and coaches. It is a homecoming for a number of players and also Coetzee – who hails from Grahamstown – and assistant coach Mzwandile Stick, who is from Port Elizabeth. @IndyCapeSport - Independent M... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Tru-talent search for local starswill get a recording deal and a presenting contract with the station, and dance
Tru-talent search for local stars
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
will get a recording deal and a presenting contract with the station, and dancers will be hired for events and promotions. Auditions will be held next in PE, Fort Beaufort, Komani Grahamstown, Butterworth, Mthatha, East Lon... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Trio to appear in court today following rhino horn arrestmoonlight slaughter of an adult rhino on a game reserve on Friday night and the
Trio to appear in court today following rhino horn arrest
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
moonlight slaughter of an adult rhino on a game reserve on Friday night and the arrest of three men the next day in nearby Grahamstown. Provincial police spokeswoman Colonel Sibongile Soci told the Dispatch “there were no linkages so far” between... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Local festivals a lifeline for struggling SA jazzAhead of next week's 10-day Standard Bank Grahamstown Jazz Festival - part of t
Local festivals a lifeline for struggling SA jazz
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
Ahead of next week's 10-day Standard Bank Grahamstown Jazz Festival - part of the National Arts Festival - artists say that the lack of jazz clubs across the country is a problem. Jazz festival director Alan Webster said there were not enough venues... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Jazz misses crucial beatin the music industry but festivals are proving to be the genre's lifeline. Ah
Jazz misses crucial beat
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
in the music industry but festivals are proving to be the genre's lifeline. Ahead of next week's 10-day Standard Bank Grahamstown Jazz Festival - part of the National Arts Festival - artists say that the lack of jazz clubs across the country... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
The sweet taste of successWhen he was a boy living with his grandmother on a farm near Grahamstown, Phuml
The sweet taste of success
Daily Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
When he was a boy living with his grandmother on a farm near Grahamstown, Phumlani Honi used to look for wild beehives to rob. Fast forward 30 years and he is now doing everything he can to try and save them from being wiped out. NATURE’S BOUNTY:... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
1976 youth leader says education fight must continuemy anger is because not much has changed [especially] in education.” Speaking
1976 youth leader says education fight must continue
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
my anger is because not much has changed [especially] in education.” Speaking off the cuff, Mazibuko said he was not in Grahamstown to give a “comfortable speech” about the political gains made since 1976. He said if there was talk of a “second... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Ready to unLoose King talent in GrahamstownKing William’s Town-based arts academy that only started functioning last year
Ready to unLoose King talent in Grahamstown
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
King William’s Town-based arts academy that only started functioning last year will be showing its first production at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival this year. The Centre Stage Arts Academy is the brainchild of Abongile Manka, who said... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Young Director: Sticking with the scripthas decided not to try her hand at writing a script for her work, which will de
Young Director: Sticking with the script
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
has decided not to try her hand at writing a script for her work, which will debut at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown next month. Nor will she present an adaptation of a text. "I am not a writer," declares the 29-year-old... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'76 hero says: 'We sold out'My bitterness, my anger is because not much has changed in education." Mazibuk
'76 hero says: 'We sold out'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
My bitterness, my anger is because not much has changed in education." Mazibuko said yesterday that he was not in Grahamstown to give a "comfortable speech" or "tjommie jive" about the political gains made since 1976. He said if there was... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Gawulana set to jazz up the nighther album on July 1 in East London. lLovers of all things arty are in for a tr
Gawulana set to jazz up the night
Daily Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
her album on July 1 in East London. lLovers of all things arty are in for a treat at this year’s national arts festival in Grahamstown. To book your tickets, go to www.nationalartsfestival.co.za lJimmy’s Green Machine performs live at Legends... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Court nails Ndlambe to a cleanup programmeThe Grahamstown High Court yesterday ordered Ndlambe municipality to immediatel
Court nails Ndlambe to a cleanup programme
Daily Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
The Grahamstown High Court yesterday ordered Ndlambe municipality to immediately clean up its illegal Marselle dumpsite and report to the court on plans to decommission the site and find a replacement. In a far-reaching judgment, Judge Murray Lowe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The 'Almost Unbelievable' Prevalence of Rapean ordinary provincial division of the High Court of South Africa. In just the
The 'Almost Unbelievable' Prevalence of Rape
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
an ordinary provincial division of the High Court of South Africa. In just the first week of this month the High Court in Grahamstown delivered sentence in a rape case where a 50-year-old man attacked and raped his own 62-year-old mother. Given... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Thembisa takes back the reinsthe public,” she said. Mdoda first studied graphic design but later pursued a
Thembisa takes back the reins
Daily Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
the public,” she said. Mdoda first studied graphic design but later pursued a career in acting. “After watching a play in Grahamstown, I knew right then that theatre was going to be my next move. I told my dad and I enrolled at Wits for performing... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Little’s big lion off to St Tropez for star-studded auctionGrahamstown artist Bruce Little has produced a second monumental bronze lion.
Little’s big lion off to St Tropez for star-studded auction
Daily Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
Grahamstown artist Bruce Little has produced a second monumental bronze lion. This one is heading to the south of France to be auctioned off at the prestigious Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) annual fundraiser later this month. KING OF THE ROAD:... Read more
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