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Working for Water role critical amid Eastern Cape water crisisWorking for Water role critical amid Eastern Cape water crisis

Apr 28, 2017 11:46

As the water crisis in Nelson Mandela Bay and the surrounding region deepens, various Working for Water (WfW) projects are playing an increasingly critical role in squeezing out precious run-off to swell the rivers that feed the major supply dams...

VIDEO: Highlights from SOAS discussion on decolonising African universitiesVIDEO: Highlights from SOAS discussion on decolonising African universities

Apr 28, 2017 12:47

Three student leaders from the School of Oriental and African...

Port Elizabeth man busted with cocaine worth R100 000 disguised as Grandpa sachetsPort Elizabeth man busted with cocaine worth R100 000 disguised as Grandpa sachets

Apr 28, 2017 11:06

A 25-year-old Port Elizabeth man is expected in court on...

Pork & Cider Festival at Bridge Street Brewery Port Elizabeth on SundayPork & Cider Festival at Bridge Street Brewery Port Elizabeth on Sunday

Apr 28, 2017 11:00

Bridge Street Brewery have another mouth-watering event...

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Port Elizabeth residents of all walks have braved...