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AllAfrica.com
Stop-and-Go Between Grahamstown and Fish River to Open Before EasterThe South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL) has issued a notice warnin
Stop-and-Go Between Grahamstown and Fish River to Open Before Easter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
The South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL) has issued a notice warning road users of travel delays on the N2 between Grahamstown and Fish River. A stop-and-go section will be implemented between the two towns from 9 February 2016, and is... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Stop-and-go between Grahamstown and Fish River to open before EasterThe South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL) has issued a notice warnin
Stop-and-go between Grahamstown and Fish River to open before Easter
Daily Dispatch / Posted 18 hours ago
The South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL) has issued a notice warning road users of travel delays on the N2 between Grahamstown and Fish River. A stop-and-go section will be implemented between the two towns from 9 February 2016, and is... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lighting up the stageThe trio of Sylvaine Strike, Andrew Buckland and Toni Morkel make Tobacoo compe
Lighting up the stage
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
The trio of Sylvaine Strike, Andrew Buckland and Toni Morkel make Tobacoo compelling viewing, writes Diane de Beer Let me nail my colours to the mast from the word ‘go’. I have seen director Sylvaine Strike’s extra-ordinary Tobacco, and the Harmful... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Book Review: A labour of loveBrink met the fiery, moody and erratic Jonker in 1963 when he was 28 and she 30
Book Review: A labour of love
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Brink met the fiery, moody and erratic Jonker in 1963 when he was 28 and she 30. He had recently returned from two years in Paris and had published what the editor of this collection, Francis Galloway, describes as "his first genuinely innovative... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Leader Of Quick Center To Speak On The Arts With Y's Men Of Westport/WestonWESTPORT, Conn. — Peter Van Heerden, executive director of the Quick Center for
Leader Of Quick Center To Speak On The Arts With Y's Men Of Westport/Weston
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 5 days ago
WESTPORT, Conn. — Peter Van Heerden, executive director of the Quick Center for the Performing Arts at Fairfield University, will be the Y’s Men of Westport/Weston’s featured speaker at its next meeting. The meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 11,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Comedy: Everything's a laughing matter for themTwelve comedians will give audiences the royal treatment at the ICC next Friday
Comedy: Everything's a laughing matter for them
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
Twelve comedians will give audiences the royal treatment at the ICC next Friday, February 12. Here's a taste of what to expect. Your current favourite topic? I wish I could say it's the matric pass rate but in my hood we only care about the puff... Read more
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The New Statesman
We all have to take a stand against rising anti-SemitismTwenty-two years ago, the radiance of Nelson Mandela’s “rainbow nation” shone d
We all have to take a stand against rising anti-Semitism
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
Twenty-two years ago, the radiance of Nelson Mandela’s “rainbow nation” shone down upon the world, consigning apartheid to history. But since then South Africa has gone from hero to zero. Criticism is everywhere. The country’s media castigate... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Public urged to fight rhino poachersIn a pre-emptive bid to foil rhino poaching, police have called on the public t
Public urged to fight rhino poachers
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
In a pre-emptive bid to foil rhino poaching, police have called on the public to register as informers and to report suspicious, low-flying planes, helicopters and gliders seen above or near game reserves. Three rhinos have been slaughtered and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Community Around Grahamstown Cluster Urged to Be VigilantKing William's Town — The Grahamstown Cluster SAPS is making an appeal to the c
Community Around Grahamstown Cluster Urged to Be Vigilant
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
King William's Town — The Grahamstown Cluster SAPS is making an appeal to the community to be vigilant following the recent reports where Rhinos have been killed by callous criminals just outside of Grahamstown. As the investigation continues, an... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Businesses close during heatwaveExtreme heat and humidity brought businesses in parts of the Eastern Cape to a
Businesses close during heatwave
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Extreme heat and humidity brought businesses in parts of the Eastern Cape to a standstill yesterday, after warnings were issued that it was “extremely hazardous” for hard labour to continue. COOLING DOWN: Grahamstown resident Sifundo Kulati splashes... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Businesses close during heatwaveExtreme heat and humidity brought businesses in parts of the Eastern Cape to a
Businesses close during heatwave
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Extreme heat and humidity brought businesses in parts of the Eastern Cape to a standstill yesterday, after warnings were issued that it was “extremely hazardous” for hard labour to continue. COOLING DOWN: Grahamstown resident Sifundo Kulati splashes... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
R51m needed to rescue MagwaThe Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) is asking the Grahamstown High
R51m needed to rescue Magwa
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) is asking the Grahamstown High Court to place the collapsed Magwa Tea enterprise into business rescue. According to court papers, it will cost some R51-million to patch together the ruined tea estate... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Hunt’s on for a ticket to rideIt is now or never for SA boxers as they battle it out at the Zone Four Champio
Hunt’s on for a ticket to ride
Daily Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
It is now or never for SA boxers as they battle it out at the Zone Four Championships in Mozambique eyeing a ticket to bid for the Olympic qualifiers in Cameroon in March. The championships started on Tuesday with about six African countries sending... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Police make farm murders a priorityThis was revealed yesterday by acting national police commissioner Lieutenant-G
Police make farm murders a priority
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
This was revealed yesterday by acting national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane who was being questioned by parliament's police portfolio committee. "We are going to prioritise certain crimes. Farm attacks need priority... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Striking staff warned to start workThe provincial education department yesterday warned striking staff at the Grah
Striking staff warned to start work
Daily Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
The provincial education department yesterday warned striking staff at the Grahamstown district headquarters they could face legal or administrative action if they did not return to work. More than 100 staff have been on strike since Monday over... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Unspoiled beaches, mangrove swamps & fields of ganja: A walk on the wild sidePort St Johns is an interesting and intriguing town. An hour’s drive from Mthat
Unspoiled beaches, mangrove swamps & fields of ganja: A walk on the wild side
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 days ago
Port St Johns is an interesting and intriguing town. An hour’s drive from Mthata, in the OR Tambo district of the Eastern Cape, it squats at the foot of a deep gorge, where forests cling to the sides of cliffs, and observes the Umzimvubu River,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Writing Back to the IndustryBy Dave Mann and Niamh Walsh-Vorster The Poetry of Sihle Ntuli Poet Sihle Ntu
Writing Back to the Industry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
By Dave Mann and Niamh Walsh-Vorster The Poetry of Sihle Ntuli Poet Sihle Ntuli ponders the role of a young black poet in a society that is in tradition and an industry that requires a serious shake up. Jacaranda flowers announce a quiet afternoon... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Motshekga has to account for her role in the education crisis – especially in the Eastern CapeIn a speech this past week, Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, decried
Motshekga has to account for her role in the education crisis – especially in the Eastern Cape
Daily Maverick / Posted 15 days ago
In a speech this past week, Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, decried the state of education in “former African schools”: the severely reduced teaching times, the rampant lack of textbooks, inadequate school infrastructure, and the promotion... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Slain Police's Wife Nabbed for His MurderPretoria — The wife of the late Constable Mbuyisela James Concoshi has been arr
Slain Police's Wife Nabbed for His Murder
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Pretoria — The wife of the late Constable Mbuyisela James Concoshi has been arrested in connection with the murder of her husband. The 35-year-old woman, and three other suspects, aged 19, 30 and 34 years were arrested on Sunday, hardly a week after... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
845 schools waiting for furniture= Learners of Chubekile Secondary School in Zwide have to write their exams on
845 schools waiting for furniture
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
= Learners of Chubekile Secondary School in Zwide have to write their exams on the floor due to a furniture shortage. At the back from left are Zukile Level, Thulani Sixolo, Siyabulela Mati, Simamkele Mahelembe and Siphuxolo Centua. In front from... Read more
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iafrica.com
Cop's widow held for murderThe widow of a Free State police officer has been arrested for his murder, the
Cop's widow held for murder
iafrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
The widow of a Free State police officer has been arrested for his murder, the Hawks said. "The 35-year-old woman, and three other suspects, aged 19, 30 and 34 years were arrested on Sunday, hardly a week after the lifeless body of Constable... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
All in a froth over Captain MorganCaptain Morgan, the 1822 ship captain and cartographer after whom Morgan Bay is
All in a froth over Captain Morgan
Daily Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
Captain Morgan, the 1822 ship captain and cartographer after whom Morgan Bay is named, will come under historical scrutiny. NEUTRAL OR NOT: Morgan Bay ratepayers argue over the neutrality of Captain Morgan, the map-maker after whom the tourism and... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
New names for towns under community spotlightResidents of several Eastern Cape towns including Morgan Bay, Port Alfred and G
New names for towns under community spotlight
Daily Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
Residents of several Eastern Cape towns including Morgan Bay, Port Alfred and Grahamstown will from today have a final say in the renaming of their towns. Residents of several Eastern Cape towns including Morgan Bay, Port Alfred and Grahamstown will... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
New bursary for EC’s true top learnerA top Grahamstown matriculant has 50000 reasons to smile after red-faced educat
New bursary for EC’s true top learner
Daily Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
A top Grahamstown matriculant has 50000 reasons to smile after red-faced education department officials decided to reward her hard work with the same bursary they recently gave to the wrong student. Education department spokesman Loyiso Pulumani... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Gonubie anglers facing sanction for illegal fishingBorder deep-sea anglers are closely monitoring an investigation into three Gonu
Gonubie anglers facing sanction for illegal fishing
Daily Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
Border deep-sea anglers are closely monitoring an investigation into three Gonubie anglers suspected of illegally catching almost 30 fish in the protected Gonubie-Nahoon marine area last Sunday. A photograph of the boat said to belong to the men and... Read more
21d
Daily Dispatch
Speaker’s bid against Hawks thrown outThe Grahamstown High Court has dismissed with costs an attempt to reclaim mater
Speaker’s bid against Hawks thrown out
Daily Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
The Grahamstown High Court has dismissed with costs an attempt to reclaim material confiscated in a Hawks raid on the East London City Hall. Buffalo City Metro (BCM) speaker Luleka Simon-Ndzele and former mayor Zukiswa Ncitha took on Hawks... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Search on for new Scifest Africa directorGrahamstown acclaimed Scifest Africa is on the hunt for a new director after a
Search on for new Scifest Africa director
Daily Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
Grahamstown acclaimed Scifest Africa is on the hunt for a new director after a festive season advertisement for the top job attracted few applicants. After five years heading up Africa’s premier science festival, current director Anja Fourie... Read more
23d
Daily Dispatch
Plan for district offices to save costsEducation stakeholders have mixed feelings about the department’s plan to reduc
Plan for district offices to save costs
Daily Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
Education stakeholders have mixed feelings about the department’s plan to reduce its district offices from 23 to 12. While Bhisho’s portfolio committee of education officials and the Congress of South African Students (Cosas) view the downsizing as... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Life term for rape of daughterA Joubertina man convicted this week of raping his teenage daughter read out a
Life term for rape of daughter
Daily Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
A Joubertina man convicted this week of raping his teenage daughter read out a letter to the Grahamstown High Court, ironically declaring that he had forgiven her. The man, who may not be named as it would identify his daughter, was yesterday... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Trollip sues councillor for R2mNelson Mandela Bay ANC councillor Lawrence Troon will not only fight Eastern Ca
Trollip sues councillor for R2m
Daily Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
Nelson Mandela Bay ANC councillor Lawrence Troon will not only fight Eastern Cape Democratic Alliance leader Athol Trollip’s R2-million defamation suit against him, but intends counter suing. Trollip, who is the DA’s mayoral candidate for the hotly... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
What's on in the Coromandel this weekendTest your paddling, running and mountain biking prowess on a 40km loop starting
What's on in the Coromandel this weekend
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 27 days ago
Test your paddling, running and mountain biking prowess on a 40km loop starting and finishing in Whangamata. Full race and registration details: http://whangamataevents.co.nz/Whangamata Summer Festival - Saturday and Sunday Last weekend to enjoy the... Read more
27d
Daily Dispatch
Bhisho takes stock of need for classroomsMore than 118 Eastern Cape schools are overcrowded and in desperate need of mor
Bhisho takes stock of need for classrooms
Daily Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
More than 118 Eastern Cape schools are overcrowded and in desperate need of more classrooms, acting education department administration head Sizakele Netshilaphala revealed to the Bhisho legislature this week. In a report tabled on Tuesday before... Read more
27d
Daily Dispatch
Court order allows Hawks to seize drugs, assets in ELSome R105000 has been forfeited to the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) after drugs
Court order allows Hawks to seize drugs, assets in EL
Daily Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
Some R105000 has been forfeited to the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) after drugs and a stash of cash were found at a man’s Parkside home last year. The Grahamstown High Court granted the forfeiture order this week. SOME R105000 has been forfeited to... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Rhodes advised to solve unrestAn independent investigation into several confrontations between Rhodes Univers
Rhodes advised to solve unrest
Daily Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
An independent investigation into several confrontations between Rhodes University students and management last year has recommended urgent talks to resolve tensions. The report to vice-chancellor Dr Sizwe Mabizela – which was submitted late last... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Bhisho takes stock of need for classroomsMore than 118 Eastern Cape schools are overcrowded and in desperate need of mor
Bhisho takes stock of need for classrooms
Daily Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
More than 118 Eastern Cape schools are overcrowded and in desperate need of more classrooms, acting education department administration head Sizakele Netshilaphala revealed to the Bhisho legislature this week. In a report tabled on Tuesday before... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mawonga will Astonish youTheresa Smith Mawonga Gayiya used to be fascinated by his older brother’s magi
Mawonga will Astonish you
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
Theresa Smith Mawonga Gayiya used to be fascinated by his older brother’s magic tricks and would try his hardest to figure out the props. They shared a room growing up in Khayelitsha and Gayiya would pretend to be a spy on a mission when his... Read more
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iol.co.za
Operation Subterfuge outwits child porn ringJohannesburg - Police and the American FBI believe they have cracked an interna
Operation Subterfuge outwits child porn ring
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
Johannesburg - Police and the American FBI believe they have cracked an international child exploitation syndicate after the last of a group of nine suspects - which included one South African - was convicted of child pornography. Brian Hendrix, 42,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eastern Cape Mom Arrested After 'Abusive' Son KilledA Grahamstown woman whose son allegedly abused her has been arrested for his mu
Eastern Cape Mom Arrested After 'Abusive' Son Killed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
A Grahamstown woman whose son allegedly abused her has been arrested for his murder, Eastern Cape police said on Tuesday. Rosy Links, 38, appeared in the Grahamstown Magistrate's Court on Monday following the death of her son, Vuyolwethu, 17, at... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Grahamstown mom arrested after ‘abusive’ son killedA Grahamstown woman whose son allegedly abused her has been arrested for his mu
Grahamstown mom arrested after ‘abusive’ son killed
Daily Dispatch / Posted 29 days ago
A Grahamstown woman whose son allegedly abused her has been arrested for his murder, Eastern Cape police said on Tuesday.Rosy Links, 38, appeared in the Grahamstown Magistrate’s Court on Monday following the death of her son, Vuyolwethu, 17, at their... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Mother held after death of sonA 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death, allegedly by his mother, during an argu
Mother held after death of son
Daily Dispatch / Posted 29 days ago
A 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death, allegedly by his mother, during an argument in Grahamstown on Sunday morning. Police investigating the murder said Rosy Links of Sun City, some 8km from the Grahamstown police station, allegedly used a bread... Read more
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iol.co.za
Panayiotou likely to stand trial in JulyPort Elizabeth - Port Elizabeth murder accused Christopher Panayiotou is likely
Panayiotou likely to stand trial in July
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
Port Elizabeth - Port Elizabeth murder accused Christopher Panayiotou is likely to stand trial in July. Panayiotou and his two co-accused, Sizwezakhe Vumazonke and Sinethemba Nenembe, appeared in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s court on Monday. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Donations help matric ace pay for varsityCape Town - Fears of an uncertain future for Anushqah van der Ventel, 18, the M
Donations help matric ace pay for varsity
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
Cape Town - Fears of an uncertain future for Anushqah van der Ventel, 18, the Manenberg High School matriculant who beat the odds by achieving six distinctions, will almost surely be a thing of the past. In just two days, Anushqah’s fees for her... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Dangerous mind: What Rick Turner still has to offer free South AfricaLate last year American scholar, historian and author, Billy Keniston, publishe
Dangerous mind: What Rick Turner still has to offer free South Africa
Daily Maverick / Posted 1 months ago
Late last year American scholar, historian and author, Billy Keniston, published Choosing to be Free – The Life Story of Rick Turner (Jacana) 35 years after this charismatic and influential thinker was assassinated on 8 January 1978 in his Durban... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Major shake-up of EC top cops, positions loomsA reshuffle of Eastern Cape police top brass is on the cards as some senior pol
Major shake-up of EC top cops, positions looms
Daily Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
A reshuffle of Eastern Cape police top brass is on the cards as some senior police officials have already been given marching orders to move to other areas. While pressure mounts as transfer papers were delivered to some station and cluster... Read more

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