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Bafo sets his sights on greener pastures

Well-known Grahamstown traffic officer Terrence Bafo has parted ways with Makana Municipality after many years of service.
Makana Municipality spokesperson Yoliswa Ramokolo confirmed yesterday that long-serving member in the municipal traffic department Terrence Bafo had resigned from his post to pursue better job prospects.

Joza man tries to close hole in his house

The home of a Joza man damaged by a bread truck remains in shocking condition, more than a week after the vehicle rammed into it.

Zola Sintwa, owner of the house which faces the busy Ncame Street, told Grocott's Mail yesterday that he put up plastic sheeting and other material to make sure the rain does not come into the house.

Rape survivor calls for moral regeneration

Moral regeneration is the solution to gender-based violence, says Andy Kawa, rape survivor and entrepreneur who spoke at Rhodes University On Wednesday 30 July on the eve of the annual Silent Protest event.

Gordimer remembered at Rhodes

Writers, poets and academics commemorated Nobel Prize winning author Nadine Gordimer's contribution to South African literature with speeches and readings from her work at Rhodes University on Wednesday. Author Denis Hirson, the Mellow writer in residence this year, opened the event with the following remarks:

St Andrew's pipe band to compete in Scotland

The St Andrew's College Pipe Band will be travelling to Glasgow later this month to take part in the World Championships, the biggest week of piping and traditional music in the world. Some 8 000 performers from 150 countries will participate in more than 200 events. As many as 50 000 spectators are expected.