VWSA supports primary school literacy programme
As part of its goal to promote literacy among learners under the age of 10 years, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has invested R4 million towards training the educators responsible for teaching Eastern Cape learners to read.  VWSA has partnered with and invested in Funda Wande, a Grahamstown-based non-profit... Read more
Big interest in buffalo, hyena on Wildsfees auction
The annual Kirkwood Wildsfees game auction in association with Nedbank and SANParks is breaking new ground with hyena and prize buffalo with Kruger National Park genes on sale. There will be 15 lots of buffalo from the Mokala National Park, which is near Kimberley in the Northern Cape. “Certainly,... Read more
R300m to alleviate Makana water crisis
The Department of Water and Sanitation in the Eastern Cape has set aside R300 million to help alleviate the current water crisis in the Makana Municipality. A weekly report released by the National Department of Water and Sanitation said that although the Eastern Cape retained a 62.3% dam level... Read more
Poachers found guilty
This afternoon, Ndlovu's alleged rhino poachers were found guilty on all 55 charges by the Grahamstown High Court today.They will be sentenced on 3 April 2019. Sentence mitigation will be held on Monday, 18 March 2019. The court was full today with some people carrying placards as a continuation... Read more
OEM drought relief for Makhanda
Isuzu Motors South Africa this week delivered two water tank trucks to the disaster relief organisation, Gift of the Givers, to help with the water crisis in Makhanda (Grahamstown). Gift of the Givers Director of Strategic Planning Badr Kazi said the clean water will be trucked from boreholes drilled... Read more