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Grahamstown-Fort Beaufort road upgrade gets R226 million

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (Sanral) last month announced a R226 million road resurfacing project between Grahamstown and Fort Beaufort. Resurfacing of R67 from Grahamstown to Fort Beaufort will commence this month and is set to be complete by September 2018. “This road provides a regional link between various smaller towns in the middle part of the Eastern Cape,” said Mbulelo Peterson, Sanral Southern Region’s manager.

Three drown at beach

Thee people drowned on New Year’s Day, in Port Alfred and in Kasouga. 

Ntsika Secondary shows the way

Ntsika Secondary School in Joza has achieved a remarkable 87% pass rate with 61 of its 70 pupils passing their matric exams. 

Excitement and hope

On Wednesday, public schools around South Africa opened their doors for teaching and learning in 2017. St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School was abuzz with new pupils accompanied by their parents and siblings as principal Gerard Jacobs stood by the gate to welcome them.

City awaits Eskom response to plan

Makana Municipality is awaiting a response from Eskom to its latest payment plan. This is the third version of a proposal for paying off the R53 million that remains of Makana’s debt to the power utility.