The St Andrew’s College 1st X1 travelled to Uitenhage on Saturday to start their term off with a declaration match vs Muir College. St Andrew’s won the toss and chose to bat. A good opening partnership between Sasha Gunn and Michael Rushmere set the platform for the innings which ended with St Andrew’s declaring on 240/7.
Author: Busisiwe Hoho
While holidaying in Japan with his family over December, local karateka Andre Renaud had the karate opportunity of a lifetime: to train at the Shotokan Karate International Federation’s (SKIF) Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.
A number of Grahamstown Japan Karate Association (JKA) karateka travelled to East London at the end of 2009 for a grading event. The following karateka passed their gradings: Riaan Labuschagne double graded to Purple 2 Benri Niehaus passed to Dinky Green Zanelle van Vuuren passed to Red 1 Annemie Niehaus passed to Green 1
The Grahamstown Cricket Board (GCB) 2009/2010 fixtures resumed on 9 January with various Twenty20 matches. The Twenty20 league will be concluded on Saturday, 23 January with the semi-finals and the final. Port Alfred will face Makana Sona in the one semi final, with the other being contested by Swallows and Cuylerville.
The delayed delivery of stationery to schools in the Grahamstown district is expected to be complete by Monday, says Noxolo Gwarube, acting project manager for stationery at the Department of Education.
Police have opened a case of negligent driving after a woman driving a BMW down Bathurst street hit a pedestrian late on Tuesday afternoon. The pedestrian, Vuyisile Nuku had a narrow escape after he was hit while crossing the road between Connocks Butchery and the Baptist Church.
The Minister of Police has, by means of a publication in the Government Gazette, declared a firearm amnesty for a period of 90 days from 11 January 2010 to 11 April 2010.
Local National African Federated Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Nafcoc) officials are disputing the legitimacy of an electoral meeting that was held in the City Hall in December.
Joza residents are becoming increasingly frustrated after numerous attempts to get the municipality to assess damage caused to their property by last year’s storms have failed.
A Rhodes University-based education expert says he is not surprised with the overall decline of the matric pass rate of public schools in the Grahamstown district, because fundamental problems, not least the way that outcomes based education has undermined the role of teachers, are being perpetuated.