Grahamstown City

Dear black child

'Dear black child' is a song by Khonzisizwe 'Khonzi' Somandi, a Grahamstown musician and 3rd year BSc student at Rhodes University; together with Lutho Zono who starts her first year (BA Law) next month.

'Why you should vote for me' - The Final Countdown

The Rhodes University Barrat Theatre Lecture Hall was packed for the final #Makana16 Election Connection debate on 27 July.

Masicule tickets now on sale

Tickets for the Masicule concert are now on sale. The Masicule ("let's sing") massed choir event is back for its third outing on Sunday 8 May and Monday 9 May in Guy Butler theatre at the Monument. 

"Mind our runners"

Organisers of the RMR Makana Green Fun Run are asking that motorists are on the lookout for athletes and marshals along the route of the run between 4.30 - 5.30pm on Sunday 1 May.

ʻInterdict wonʻt stop us – students'

Scores of Rhodes students marched around campus late Thursday, 21 April, in a gesture against a court interdict granted to the University.
The interdict issued in the Grahamstown High Court on Wednesday prohibits protesters from threatening or assaulting Rhodes staff or students.

Co-ed festival popular

Kingswood College hosted its annual Co-Ed 1st team hockey festival over the past weekend. The festival is comprised of 28 teams – 14 girls’ teams and 14 boys’ teams. 

Job creation donation

A cheque to the value of R272 000 was handed over to Dr Sizwe Mabizela, Vice Chancellor at Rhodes University on behalf of the South African Breweries (SAB) by Corporate Affairs Manager, Zukiswa Gaqavu and Corporate Affairs Specialist, Pumlani Njobe as a donation in support of the Assumption Development Centre (ADC).

Damaged roads will get better – Muni

A project to replace pipes in Grahamstown is due for completion by the end of June when roads that have been dug up will be fully restored, according to the municipality.

Lifeʻs a beach

Last weekend saw the Flying Fish national beach volleyball tournament stop at Rhodes University for one of the six national tournaments in the series.

Belmont Valley MTB Challenge benefits for Grahamstown

The Belmont Valley MTB Challenge sponsored by Pam Golding Properties, Grahamstown promises to be a great day out for cyclists from all over.