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Condolences for drowned Rhodes students

The Rhodes University Muslim Students Association (MSA) has expressed their heartfelt condolences to family and friends of two students who drowned during a fishing outing on Saturday.

The bodies of Rizwan Bhayat and Mohammed Amin Mussa were recovered from Settlers Dam near Grahamstown on Sunday 27 July.

Parents grieve at army clerk's memorial

The Mulder family met this morning at the site where their son's body was found to collect his spirit. Read more in Friday's edition.

GBS Mutual Bank assets hit R1-billion mark

The assets of one of the oldest financial institutions in South Africa have passed the R1-billion mark.  GBS Mutual Bank, formerly the Grahamstown Building Society, took eight years to grow its balance sheet from R500-million, a target it set in 2007.

Silent Protest; a healing experience- Barker

Thousands of Rhodes students and staff, along with members of the Grahamstown community, gather each year and march the streets in the annual RU Silent Protest. This year the Silent Protest, an annual event since 2007, has a new organiser.

Sewage mess in Mretywana still on going

TEM Mrwetyana Secondary School continues to struggles with leaking sewage after almost five months. Before you reach the school's gate, you are overwhelmed by the unpleasant smell from the blocked drain.