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Once-off Mendi performance at Puku

Grahamstown will tomorrow (Friday 24 February) become one of 10 venues around South Africa for an artistic event marking the deaths of more than 600 South African men when the SS Mendi sank in the English Channel on 21 February 2017.

Debt, wages eat at Makana reserves

The cash-strapped municipality wasn’t the only one in the red today.  EFF PR councillors Mzwandile Qotoyi and Nomakhwezi Mtwa attended today’s Special Council Meeting at Makana Municipality in the party’s trademark red overalls.

Concert in the Dark next weekend

The third edition of the Concert in the Dark, raising funds for the St John's Eye Clinic, will take place next Friday (3 March) at 7.30pm in the Kingswood College Chapel.

Call for singers for Masicule Hallelujah Chorus

Have you ever sung in a choir? Perhaps you've even sung in Handel's Messiah before?

SDA World Read Aloud Day 2017

Teacher from the Little Red Dragon Preschool at Lebone Centre, Ziyanda Mkalipi, reads to the children at Kingswood Pre-Primary on World Read Aloud Day.

The story, especially written for the occasion by Niki Daly, is called 'The best sound in the world'. 

Negative impacts of invasive alien plants

During the past few months there has been speculation as to the exact causes of the spate of fires which the Western Cape experienced in January 2017. 

Putting heads together

On 1 February at PRIME, we shut up and listened, and you talked. It was sometimes uncomfortable because there are understandably frustrated and angry members. And the lively conversations are still continuing.  

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.

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.

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.