Great Fish Family Fun

Makhanda (Grahamstown) is situated in an area surrounded by natural beauty, and while many residents and nature lovers want to experience the wonders of the Eastern Cape, they are not always aware of what is most affordable or on offer. The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA), however, is a great place to look for information on Nature and Game Reserves around Makhanda and throughout the province.

Wait for licence cards drags on

Makana Traffic Chief Coenraad Hanekom has advised local drivers whose licences will soon expire to renew them at least a month in advance. Hanekom spoke to Grocott’s Mail this week, as the Department of Transport struggles to catch up on a massive backlog of licence card printing. Drivers can expect to wait a number of months … Continue reading Wait for licence cards drags on

Student initiative brings tank to Mary Waters

In the midst of a water crisis in Makhanda (Grahamstown), a group of enterprising young students at Mary Waters Secondary School have taken it upon themselves to provide their school with a rainwater tank. On the morning of Tuesday 12 February, students, along with Enke Make Your Mark, a youth development organisation based in Johannesburg, … Continue reading Student initiative brings tank to Mary Waters

Rhodes supports Inkululeko leadership training

Rhodes University Community Engagement (RUCE) recently hosted participants in the Inkululeko programme at Eden Grove for a day of leadership and entrepreneurship training. The Inkululeko learners gathered at Eden Grove’s Seminar Room 1 to attend a series of lectures from various leaders in fields such as radio, sport, business and academia. The aim of the … Continue reading Rhodes supports Inkululeko leadership training