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AllAfrica.com
Telecoms Company MTN Pledges Support to Developmental Journalismand Media - Celebrations, Reflections and the Future'. Highway Africa 2016 was
Telecoms Company MTN Pledges Support to Developmental Journalism
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and Media - Celebrations, Reflections and the Future'. Highway Africa 2016 was expected to kick off at the weekend in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. "We believe that Africa has many good news stories to tell and that platforms like... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Fees protests flare at Eastern Cape varsitiesdamage to property and being in possession of petrol canisters. WSU registrar
Fees protests flare at Eastern Cape varsities
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
damage to property and being in possession of petrol canisters. WSU registrar Khaya Maphinda said in an affidavit to the Grahamstown High Court: "Staff fled the campuses fearing for their personal safety and the safety of their vehicles and have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Sabc a Microcosm of Our Problems As a Nation'- Revisiting Dulcie September, another play she co wrote with Basil Appollis wa
'Sabc a Microcosm of Our Problems As a Nation'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
- Revisiting Dulcie September, another play she co wrote with Basil Appollis was chosen for the 40th anniversary of the Grahamstown National Arts Festival. The play received the Adelaide Tambo Human Rights Award. Her cross platform project, The... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
The tired words of a female soccer playertraining kit, and match kit, all branded under the purple emblem of Rhodes Univ
The tired words of a female soccer player
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
training kit, and match kit, all branded under the purple emblem of Rhodes University. Even playing local teams from Grahamstown that practice in the township arrived to our home games in matching uniforms, which automatically boosted how we... Read more
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iol.co.za
Alleged online car sales fraudsters nabbedcompany and selling on their behalf. One of the alleged victims who responded
Alleged online car sales fraudsters nabbed
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
company and selling on their behalf. One of the alleged victims who responded to the OLX adverts was Nomfundo Nyamakazi of Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape, who had a keen interest in a BMW 2010 model advertised on OLX for R60 000 and being sold by... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Education, Sadtu set for high court showdownduty to children. Both the union and the department have agreed that the two ap
Education, Sadtu set for high court showdown
Daily Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
duty to children. Both the union and the department have agreed that the two applications be argued simultaneously in the Grahamstown High Court. The two applications indicate a massive power struggle between the department and union for control... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'I knew he had a gift' - woman who recorded petrol attendant Pavarotti– thanks to his operatic voice. Heidi Valentine-Oatway and her family were ret
'I knew he had a gift' - woman who recorded petrol attendant Pavarotti
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
– thanks to his operatic voice. Heidi Valentine-Oatway and her family were returning to Johannesburg from her hometown‚ Grahamstown‚ when they stopped at the Total garage in Cradock on August 9 to fill up. “That’s when I heard this amazing... Read more
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iol.co.za
Soweto mom finds her mojo in jailWith the exception of Morwesi, the 18-cast crew are all inmates. They have just
Soweto mom finds her mojo in jail
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
With the exception of Morwesi, the 18-cast crew are all inmates. They have just returned from the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Morwesi stepped out of the Johannesburg Prison just nine weeks ago. She joined her former inmates in... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
East Cape field rangers honoured for ace effortsheroic actions at an Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) event yester
East Cape field rangers honoured for ace efforts
Daily Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
heroic actions at an Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) event yesterday at the Thomas Baines Game Reserve near Grahamstown. The group of 155 rangers, including 32 women, are from biodiversity and heritage sites which focus on both... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
National Arts Festival 2017’s theme is inspired by Airbnb‚ Uber and Netflixart‚ installations‚ performance art and exhibitions - for the Main Programme cl
National Arts Festival 2017’s theme is inspired by Airbnb‚ Uber and Netflix
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
art‚ installations‚ performance art and exhibitions - for the Main Programme close on September 2‚ while Fringe applications open in October and run until mid-January 2017. The 2017 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown runs from June 29 to Ju... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Reserve Bank fines GBS R500000 for Fica lapsesGrahamstown-headquartered bank GBS Mutual has been slapped with a R500000 fine
Reserve Bank fines GBS R500000 for Fica lapses
Daily Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
Grahamstown-headquartered bank GBS Mutual has been slapped with a R500000 fine after the SA Reserve Bank (SARB) found “weaknesses” in its controls intended to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism. The SARB imposed the “administrative... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Taxi boss brings relief to school with toiletsA grahamstown taxi boss was recently given a hero’s welcome at Carlisle Bridge
Taxi boss brings relief to school with toilets
Daily Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
A grahamstown taxi boss was recently given a hero’s welcome at Carlisle Bridge Primary School where he handed over keys to a new block of toilets he built with his own money. Thembinkosi Mancam stepped in after seeing pupils leaving the school... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Gender debate ends in chaosjostle with Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana at a planned discus
Gender debate ends in chaos
Daily Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
jostle with Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana at a planned discussion event on sexual and gender violence in Grahamstown yesterday Picture: DAVID MACGREGOR A visibly rattled Manana was escorted through the mob by bodyguards and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man in Dock for Murder of Off-Duty Grahamstown CopA 32-year-old man appeared in the Grahamstown Magistrate's Court on Monday in c
Man in Dock for Murder of Off-Duty Grahamstown Cop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
A 32-year-old man appeared in the Grahamstown Magistrate's Court on Monday in connection with the murder of an off-duty policeman. The suspect was arrested on Sunday for the murder of Warrant Officer Alby Julius, 48, after Julius's body was found in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Grahamstown residents demand justice for murdered cop Residents are protesting against the bail application of a man accused of kil
Grahamstown residents demand justice for murdered cop
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
Residents are protesting against the bail application of a man accused of killing a cop at the weekend. CAPE TOWN – Some Grahamstown residents have vowed to take the law into their own hands if... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man in dock for murder of off-duty Grahamstown copTammy Petersen, News24 Grahamstown - A 32-year-old man appeared in the Grahams
Man in dock for murder of off-duty Grahamstown cop
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Grahamstown - A 32-year-old man appeared in the Grahamstown Magistrate’s Court on Monday in connection with the murder of an off-duty policeman. The suspect was arrested on Sunday for the murder of Warrant Officer Alby... Read more
22d
Eye Witness News
Grahamstown residents protest over cop killingweekend. The police’s Luvuyo Mjekula says: "He had been stabbed, he had multip
Grahamstown residents protest over cop killing
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
weekend. The police’s Luvuyo Mjekula says: "He had been stabbed, he had multiple stab wounds. Police followed up on the information and later arrested the suspect. He is due to appear in the Grahamstown Magistrates Court today." (Edited by Neo Ko... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Nun’s tragic story retolda story that has never been staged before. He said the show debuted to critica
Nun’s tragic story retold
Daily Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
a story that has never been staged before. He said the show debuted to critical acclaim at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown last month. Quinlan was a medical doctor who had set up the St Peter Claver mission hospital in East... Read more
23d
Daily Dispatch
School taps will not run dryThe grass is definitely greener at a Grahamstown private school which spent mil
School taps will not run dry
Daily Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
The grass is definitely greener at a Grahamstown private school which spent millions to come up with ways to keep the lights on, taps running and toilets flushing when the rest of town is down and out. Dirty water that used to disappear down the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Widow can bury husband at laston July 20. When his body was removed from a private funeral parlour by police
Widow can bury husband at last
Daily Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
on July 20. When his body was removed from a private funeral parlour by police, his wife Kholiwe Monyane approached the Grahamstown High Court and applied for an urgent court interdict to bar her in-laws from taking control of the body. She... Read more
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Gazette
Police in Gloucestershire appeal over early morning burglariesand involved a lone offender. A brick was used to smash a door window and gain
Police in Gloucestershire appeal over early morning burglaries
Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
and involved a lone offender. A brick was used to smash a door window and gain entry to the Royal British Legion club on Grahamstown Road but is it is currently unknown if anything was taken. Wyedean School's sports hall on Beachley Road was... Read more
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iol.co.za
Varsity Sing: It's all down to NMMU, Rhodes & TUTchoirs in the country. They are a smaller group and are lead by Dr Andrew-John
Varsity Sing: It's all down to NMMU, Rhodes & TUT
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
choirs in the country. They are a smaller group and are lead by Dr Andrew-John Bethke, who is also the director of music at Grahamstown Cathedral. They sing one his own compositions, Halalisa, where they showcase the choral talent of swaying while... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
They came, saw, and votedto assist IEC officials to look for the names of voters on the voters’ roll as
They came, saw, and voted
Daily Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
to assist IEC officials to look for the names of voters on the voters’ roll as it was too dark to see properly. In Grahamstown and Bathurst, IEC officials said voters were trickling in slowly to polling stations to avoid queuing in the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Big fossil find off to Franceit ate, moved and breathed. The ancient remains of two Heterodontosaurus were
Big fossil find off to France
Daily Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
it ate, moved and breathed. The ancient remains of two Heterodontosaurus were found in a rural Eastern Cape riverbed by Grahamstown paleontologist Professor Billy de Klerk a few years after he was given a crude, hand-drawn map by a friend who... Read more
28d
Daily Dispatch
EC contingent excel at karate champshonours, The South African Shotokan Karate Academy (Saska) affiliates East Cape
EC contingent excel at karate champs
Daily Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
honours, The South African Shotokan Karate Academy (Saska) affiliates East Cape Shotokan-Ryu (ECSR), comprised dojos in Grahamstown, Port Alfred, Kenton-on-Sea and Fort Beaufort, and Joza Karate Club from Grahamstown, fought it out for the... Read more
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redOrbit
X-ray scanning uncovers tiny mysterious dinosaurfound what is being described as the most complete set of Heterodontosaurus tuc
X-ray scanning uncovers tiny mysterious dinosaur
redOrbit / Posted 30 days ago
found what is being described as the most complete set of Heterodontosaurus tucki ever discovered near a small town in Grahamstown, South Africa . The team was able to excavate the fossils still encased in rock, but the fragile state of the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Patel paints vivid portraitdebut as a playwright‚ Whistle Stop‚ won a Standard Bank Silver Ovation Award a
Patel paints vivid portrait
Daily Dispatch / Posted a month ago
debut as a playwright‚ Whistle Stop‚ won a Standard Bank Silver Ovation Award at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Other theatre performances include Athol Fugard’s Victory‚ Romeo and Juliet‚ Macbeth‚ and Cincinnati. But the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Pokémon opens up worldout of the house and exploring where they live, the amount of kilometres covere
Pokémon opens up world
Daily Dispatch / Posted a month ago
out of the house and exploring where they live, the amount of kilometres covered by players is astounding. Very popular in Grahamstown, one Rhodes University student who normally spent hours in his room everyday playing games on his computer, said... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers scan most complete heterodontosaurus skeleton ever founda small town in the Eastern Cape province, on Hannie van Heerden's farm. With t
Researchers scan most complete heterodontosaurus skeleton ever found
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
a small town in the Eastern Cape province, on Hannie van Heerden's farm. With the help of a crew from the Albany Museum in Grahamstown, de Klerk and John Hepple, a technician at Rhodes University Geology Department, excavated the fossil and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Need to Speak About the State of Arts in South AfricaAfter attending the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, MALEBO GOLOLO needs
We Need to Speak About the State of Arts in South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
After attending the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, MALEBO GOLOLO needs to get something off her chest about the state of the arts in South Africa. It's been a few weeks after the Grahamstown National Arts Festival and a week after the 969... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
‘War rooms’ to bring councillors closer to publicdo their job properly and deal with complaints from residents or face dismissal
‘War rooms’ to bring councillors closer to public
Daily Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
do their job properly and deal with complaints from residents or face dismissal. REACHING OUT: MEC Fikile Xasa listens to Grahamstown residents yesterday Picture: DAVID MACGREGOR Speaking to unhappy township residents in Grahamstown yesterday,... Read more
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iafrica.com
Knysna Elephant Park owners to be chargedthe owners of the Knysna Elephant Park and Elephants of Eden for cruelty offenc
Knysna Elephant Park owners to be charged
iafrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
the owners of the Knysna Elephant Park and Elephants of Eden for cruelty offences, despite an initial decision by the Grahamstown Director of Public Prosecution to decline the prosecution. “I have decided that Lisette Withers and four others... Read more

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