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MEC sets sights on libraries

On the same day the head of Makana Public Libraries informed councillors that the municipality was about to lose internet services and computers, Arts and Culture MEC Pemmy Majodina announced that 30 libraries in the Eastern Cape would be established as libraries of excellence, to serve as community development centres.

Sole Sisters target Bedford

Who are the Sole Sisters? We are a group of 10 local Grahamstown women who are inspired and motivated by our love of running and through this we have found a way to support and make a meaningful impact on the lives of women and children in our community in 2017. 

Ownership of housing and land

1. What is the difference between land/ housing and other property?
Land and housing is known as immovable property, whereas other property (such as a car, furniture, clothing, jewellery) is known as movable property.

Grahamstown's got talent!

"Remember the eisteddfods we used to take part in at the Monument?" I said to my brother who has been living out of South Africa for more than 30 years. 

Accused in Zion Dam murder to be assessed

With accused number three in the Zion Dam murder case Siviwe Gqotholo to be sent for psychiatric observation, the five men accused of the horrific torture and murder of a Grahamstown resident in October last year will return to court later this month.

Rhino poaching case postponed

Three suspects linked to a June 2016 rhino poaching case at Buckland’s Private Game Reserve 40km from Grahamstown remain in custody following a brief appearance in the magistrate’s court in Grahamstown on Wednesday 15 March.

Elderly coupled robbed, held hostage

Police arrested a suspect and are looking for a second in the vicious robbery of an elderly Grahamstown couple this morning Saturday 18 March. One of the suspects is well known to the couple.

Welcome back!

Starting on Monday 20 March, South Africa will celebrate National Library Week. With this there is also good news for Grahamstown as the Hill Street public library officially reopens on Wednesday after a year of closure due to renovations. 

Welcome back!

Starting on Monday 20 March, South Africa will celebrate National Library Week. With this there is also good news for Grahamstown as the Hill Street public library officially reopens on Wednesday after a year of closure due to renovations. 

AT THE COALFACE-RIGHTS WITH RULAC

Ownership of housing and land
1. What is the difference between land/ housing and other property?
Land and housing is known as immovable property, whereas other property (such as a car, furniture, clothing, jewellery) is known as movable property.