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The Algoa Sun
Shining light on your community

The ‘Sun each week in turn serves the communities of the Northern Areas, Western Suburbs, Walmer and Motherwell. Many articles are written in the language of the area.

19 Sep ’13
Northern Sun Fest celebrates talent, heritage

THERE is excitement in the air and festival fever is about to hit as the Northern Arts Festival (NAF) draws near.

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19 Sep ’13
Northern Sun Gelvandale goes for gold

RISING stars and a record of awards are some of the things the Gelvandale Hockey Club is proud of.

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22 Aug ’13
Northern Sun Slippers and dreams

THE peer educators, a nonprofit organisation at Chapman High School, raised R2300 for National Slipper Day.

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22 Aug ’13
Northern Sun BQI engineering upliftment at Hillside

THERE were smiles on many faces when BQI engineering company handed over four soccer outfits to Hillside High School this month.

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22 Aug ’13
Northern Sun Old boy does school proud

WHEN the Indian community from around Port Elizabeth, especially South End, were forced out by the then government in terms of the Group Areas Act and relocated to Malabar, they established the first school exclusively for Indians in the Cape province.

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26 Jul ’13
Northern Sun Life after a transplant

WORLD Kidney Week was made extra special at Livingstone Hospital last week, as a kidney transplant patient received his South African colours for athletics.

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20 Jun ’13
Northern Sun Charity shop starts drive

ONE man’s trash is another man’s treasure, so Cheshire Homes has opened a charity shop in Bloomingdales Shopping Centre to sell odds and ends in order to raise funds for the Cleary Estate Cheshire Homes.

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20 Jun ’13
Northern Sun Senior club gives woman wheelchair

SARAH Booysen, a member of Seringa Association for the aged, received a new wheelchair on behalf of her daughter, Samantha, from interim chairman Neville Adriaan on June 13.

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20 Jun ’13
Northern Sun Boost for Schauderville housing

AFTER six years of deadlocked arguments, budget cuts and planning, Schauderville residents in Nelson Mandela Bay will finally receive 114 new houses between Gumpert and Goddard Roads.

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20 Jun ’13
Northern Sun Glenville hosts knockout tourney

YOUNG football enthusiasts from 16 football clubs in the Eastern Cape region will be keen to shine ahead of the eagerly awaited Engen Knockout Challenge 2013.

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20 Jun ’13
Northern Sun Women helping others

THE Islamic Women’s Association operates with the aim of allowing Muslim women to network with one another in educational seminars and workshops which uphold Islamic values.

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20 Jun ’13
Northern Sun Group kicks into high gear

TWENTY of Nelson Mandela Bay’s most promising karate enthusiasts will aim to bring home gold when they go to the International Karate-do Goju-kai World Championships.

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24 May ’13
Northern Sun Walk for rights

DURING the month of April, Chief KhoiSan SA has led a contingency walking from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town. This is a bid to bring attention to marginalised South African indigenous communities, primarily the Damasonque and Damasqua tribes.

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24 May ’13
Northern Sun SOS saves old denims

ARE you saving your favourite old denims in your cupboard in the hope that you will lose weight and be able to squeeze back into them?

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24 May ’13
Northern Sun Put on your tekkies for good cause

FUNDRAISING will take a quirky form through the “Tekkie Tax” campaign, as they encourage those who pledge donations to wear their favourite pair of tekkies in and outside the office. The first of its kind, Tekkie Tax, will take place on May 31.

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24 May ’13
Northern Sun Pupils make mothers feel appreciated

THERE’S nothing like a mother’s love and it is rare that moms are taken care of as they are too busy taking care of everyone else.

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24 May ’13
Northern Sun Community tackle crime

WEST End residents have proved crime fighting does not require a badge, it just requires proactive community members who are aware of the needs of the community and are willing to do their best to ensure that they are met.

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24 May ’13
Northern Sun Bay artists head for US to face top talent scouts

SEVEN Port Elizabeth performers will be jetting off to the United States in June to audition in front of some of the world’s most influential talent scouts.

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24 May ’13
Northern Sun Dream chance for PE models

TWO Port Elizabeth models – one from the Northern Areas and the other from a township – have landed contracts with top agency Boss Models after participating in a homegrown version of a reality TV modelling competition.

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24 May ’13
Northern Sun Big medal haul for swimmers

“IT’S simple – if you want to learn to swim, jump into the water,” which is exactly what the Eastern Cape disabled swimming team did as they participated in the recent South African Disabled Swimming Championships.

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