The Rhodes University Student Representative Council (SRC) has today called for the suspension of academic activities at the institution following students' unhappiness with government's announcement of an eight percent fee increase.
Striking staff at Fort England Hospital returned to work yesterday afternoon following a meeting with Department of Health officials. This came after two days that saw specialist clinical staff in the kitchens preparing meals for patients under police guard, as strikers threatening to close down the facility unless CEO Roger Walsh was axed.
Around 60 Afrikaans community leaders from around South Africa will converge on Grahamstown this weekend for the biannual national conference of the Rapportryers - and Strauss de Jager reckons it's going to be a jorl.
Grahamstown businesses owners said they were happy after their meeting with Hedraweb, the implementing agent for Grahamstown's new parking system, and Makana Municipality, at the Grand Hotel on Friday 11 March.