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Club results The results of club competitions played over the weekend
Local lekker dairy treats are now world renowned WHAT started off in 1924 as a tiny seaside dairy with cows in the backyard became a landmark East London milkbar with delicious “secret recipe” milkshakes that have become world renowned.
Simple side dish to impress guests at the last minute I WAS invited to a braai the other day and asked to bring “something salady”. Not having much time to rustle up something elaborate, I recalled the quintessential Spanish salad, ensaladilla Rusa, which ironically translates to “Russian salad”.
Family wine business booms from warehouse to 75 estates WINE-MAKING the world over is often a family affair and Port Elizabeth’s Joubert clan are no exception. In their case though, it’s the distribution and marketing of wine from more than 75 estates that gets the debate going over the family dinner table.
Eco-friendly home earns couple more than they spend on maintaining it DAREN Howarth and his partner Adi did what many of us can only dream of: they built their own eco home, in a clearing in the middle of a French oak forest.
Growth in luxury black property ownership GROWTH among black owners in the luxury property market has soared over the last 10 years, but this change is yet to be reflected in the rest of the property market, according to data collated by Lightstone.
mportance of good company Ancient practice of companion planting gets new appeal in organic, holistic view of gardening
Plants that changed the course of history China had all the tea, and wanted payment in silver. British traders had all the opium, grown in India, which they offered in part payment. And so began one of history’s most sordid business deals; ‘Chinese civilisation was debased and almost destroyed by tea and opium’
High-flyers and jet-setters come out to play in full technicolour LOCAL and national high-flyers and jet-setters descended on Isango Gate Boutique Hotel last week when hunky lawyers Max Boqwana and Denver Burns launched their company, Boqwana Burns. Ok, I am gushing, but recently I have had the fortune of being in rooms filled with wealth, knowledge and power – and this event was one of those.
Recording fish tag info is important ALBERT Einstein said: “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity – and I’m not sure about the former.”
Secrets of decadent red velvet cake revealed THE recipe for this week’s Leisure is a sweet lover’s treat – a decadent red velvet cake prepared by Kaffeine Espresso Bar’s baker, Felicia Ngqwane.
RAMfest back in Bay with electronic vibes FOLLOWING the success of the Port Elizabeth leg of last year’s RAMfest, the event organisers say they are once again bringing a DJ line-up set to surprise festival goers and leave them wanting more.
Stop the booing at games WHILE I agree with Winston Riggs regarding booing the opposition (“Poor behaviour”, February 28), I have noticed that at some of the Aussie venues they boo the opposition – do we learn this from them?
Please act now to save education I feel compelled to write to you, Madam Premier, because it has become very clear that the closure of schools by parents due to teacher shortages is a trend that is spreading throughout the province like wildfire.
Rally behind our Kings I CANNOT wait for tomorrow evening as I will be there to give my 100% support to the Kings against the Sharks. I echo Cheeky Watson’s call that gone are the days where we would support the Stormers, Sharks and Bulls instead of rallying behind our own team at home.
SA must bring back the death penalty IT’s high time the death penalty is reintroduced. Daily we read of brutal rapes and barbaric murders.
Readers’ views via SMS THANK you, Mr May, for speaking up about the high rental increases at retirement villages. Does the minister of finance think he is doing the pensioners a favour by giving us a R60 increase? We also have to eat and clothe ourselves. The rent alone increased by R357 as from April 1. Gross injustice.
Should not treat opposition badly IN case some readers did not see the disgusting remarks by Cheeky Watson in The Herald of February 26, this is what he advocated:
Daveyton COP claims taxi driver assaulted him One of the policeman accused of murdering a Daveyton taxi driver was assaulted by the driver before his arrest, the Benoni Magistrate’s Court heard on Friday (08/03/2013).
Ninth policeman arrested in taxi driver death case A ninth policeman has been arrested in connection with the murder of taxi driver Mido Macia in Daveyton, on the East Rand, SABC News reported on Friday (08/03/2013).
Steenkamp’s uncle ‘will forgive’ Pistorius Reeva Steenkamp’s uncle has said he will forgive Oscar Pistorius for shooting and killing his niece, regardless of the outcome in court, it was reported by CNN “I would like to be face to face with him [Pistorius] and forgive him, forgive him [for] what he’s done and that way I can find most probably more peace with the situation but tell him face to face,” Mike Steenkamp told CNN in an interview on Thursday.
Students abandon Cuba scholarship Six medical students from South Africa studying on scholarship in Cuba have returned home following a disagreement about their allowance, wasting over R2 million as a result, it was reported on Friday (08/03/2013).
Facebook puts focus on photos in new newsfeed Facebook on Thursday introduced the biggest change in years to its popular newsfeed‚ with a new look and focus on photos that is expected to make the social network more ad-friendly and may entice users to spend more time on the website.
Moeletsi Mbeki fights lover about house Political economist Moeletsi Mbeki has filed papers in the High Court in Johannesburg in an attempt to evict his former lover and her children from a Dainfern property, it was reported on Friday (08/03/2013).
Africa ‘must limit its reliance on China’ PUBLIC Investment Corporation (PIC) CEO Elias Masilela on Thursday identified China as one of Africa’s “biggest risks”‚ saying the continent was becoming too dependent on the Asian giant too quickly‚ and that this would have serious consequences.
Bay agent on estate board PORT Elizabeth estate agent and businessman Andile Ben- Mazwi has been appointed to the Estate Agency Affairs Board of South Africa (EAAB).
Sharp drop in optimism SOUTH African consumer confidence fell sharply in the second half of last year to 48.0 from 69.8 in the first half‚ the MasterCard Index of Consumer Confidence showed yesterday.
Good medicine puts PE’s Aspen on healthy share path PORT Elizabeth-based Aspen Pharmacare‚ the JSE’s biggest pharmaceutical group by market capitalisation‚ yesterday reported a 17% increase in headline earnings per share to 371.1c for the six months ended December.
Sharks will test Kings SOUTHERN Kings head coach Matt Sexton says it is vital his team treasure the ball and hold onto it when they face the Sharks in a Super Rugby showdown at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium tomorrow night.
Warriors must do without Ingram THE in-form Chevrolet Warriors will take on the Titans in Benoni without star batsman Colin Ingram.
EP Kings face tough test in first game THE Eastern Province Kings have named a strong team to take on the Pampas XV in their opening Vodacom Cup rugby match of the season at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium tomorrow (kick-off 4:15pm).
Flip of the coin decides winner in epic battle IT was one of those sporting occasions when neither side deserved to lose, but eventually the toss of the coin fell in favour of Bertram after they and David Livingstone had played themselves to a standstill in a titanic semifinal in the Northern Areas High Schools Rugby Night Series at Adcock Stadium yesterday.
Talented Ngoepe punishes home side’s bowling attack LEFT-HANDED Easterns batsman Lesiba Ngoepe, 18, put Eastern Province’s bowling attack to the sword at Axxess St George’s yesterday.
Despatch set to take the Sishen gap GAP Despatch will be aiming to maintain the momentum gained from their big win over Villagers Worcester when they take on bottom- placed Pool A side Sishen in the Cell C Community Cup rugby competition in Despatch tomorrow.
Pineapple week set to bring back memories THE cricketing community in the Grahamstown region is gearing up for one of Eastern Province’s oldest tournaments when the famous Pineapple tournament gets under way in Port Alfred and surrounding areas tomorrow.
Super 12 club quarterfinals get under way this weekend PROGRESS will be strongly favoured to continue their winning trend when they host Queenstown team Breakers in the Eastern Cape Super 12 club rugby quarterfinals tomorrow.
Stars aim to outshine log rivals IN-FORM Bay Stars strongly believe they have what it takes to defeat Tembu Royals when they meet in the chase for the Safa Eastern Cape Second Division league title at the Gelvandale Stadium at 7pm today.
Bush Bucks can retain top spot THE three frontrunners in the Nebfa Sedgars Premier League should retain their positions after their double-headers this weekend.
Big hitters will be out to settle the scores SIXES and fours are set to take centre stage at the Walmer Spar and Tops Old Grey Cricket Club Six-a-Side at Freeplay Park on Sunday.
New varsity basketball league starts AN Eastern Cape university basketball league has been initiated, aimed at strengthening the relationships between the universities and providing regular competition for the varsity players.
Bloated Bhisho cut down to size IN a drastic move to reduce overspending on staff salaries, the Eastern Cape government will cut the costs of personnel in all departments – except health – by 2% over the next three years.
Van der Vyver: judgment on hold THE Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has reserved judgment in the police’s appeal against a ruling ordering them to pay former murder accused Fred van der Vyver damages for malicious prosecution following his acquittal in 2007.
Rhinos moved to ‘safe areas’ in East Cape IN an effort to prevent further incidents of rhino poaching in the Eastern Cape, MEC for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Mcebisi Jonas, said black rhinos were being moved to “areas of safety”.
East Cape police running out of crucial rape kits A SHORTAGE of vital police rape kits in the Eastern Cape could see rapists walk free. In Nelson Mandela Bay yesterday, police were expecting to run out of the kits before the weekend.
Cleese brings show to PE BRITISH comedian John Cleese will be visiting Port Elizabeth later this year, bringing his entertaining show John Cleese Live to the Feather Market Centre on June 15 and 16.
Entrepreneur hoping to cash in on TV show A NELSON Mandela Bay entrepreneur has been chosen – from 25000 applicants – to participate in season two of The Big Break Legacy.
‘Spud’ author at Bay book signing tonight THE best-selling author of Spud, John Van de Ruit, will talk at a book signing of his work this evening (08/03/2013) at the Ron Belling Gallery in Park Drive, Port Elizabeth.
‘I’ve got nothing to hide’, says Parnell WAYNE Parnell is a wanted man in India, but not for his prowess at cricket. Instead, the fast bowler and lower-order hitter is being sought by police on drugs charges.
Hot, lengthy wait in vain for medicine ANGRY patients waited in vain for medicine for more than five hours at the Korsten Clinic in Port Elizabeth yesterday as the temperature in the temporary structure soared to nearly 40°C.
Pampered canines ready to earn their stripes SEVERAL pampered pooches are going from homes in Port Elizabeth to police training school in Pretoria.
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