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Around 1 000 Grahamstown children participated in the annual event on Thursday 16 February, in a campaign co-ordinated over 23 sites by the Lebone Centre. Also read: PUKU STORY FESTIVAL – interviews with the stars, a Nal’ibali story and the public programme inside MAKANA SHARP! Photo: Sue Maclennan

Narrow escape for dumpsite stabbing victim

It is unsafe for any member of the public to go to the municipal dump, according to a source who knows the site well. This follows the stabbing last weekend of a resident who went there to dispose of waste.

Bumpy start for RU funding

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme says it is working with Universities South Africa and all the institutions of higher education including Rhodes University in confirming the funding applications of all approved NSFAS students.    

What did the men die for?

In few days time the national and provincial governments, as well as other institutions will host events to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of SS Mendi.

Rhodes Rugby hopes for home support

Varsity Shield rugby comes to Grahamstown for the first time in its history, as Rhodes Rugby looks to show South Africa that they can compete against some of the best universities in the country.

Comic to MC Puku Story Festival

The Puku Story Festival is just around the corner, and no one is more excited than local comedian and language activist Tsepiso Nyazo, who will be MC’ing the annual event for the second time.