While rugby and soccer are the chosen hobbies of many young men, 21-year-old Siyabulela Dyasi has found another way to spend his free time. Dyasi counts bellringing as his favourite hobby, and he said the decision to stop playing rugby has been well worthwhile.
Author: Busisiwe Hoho
I always have mixed feelings at the start of a new year. There is anticipation and excitement, as we wait to see how things will unfold. There are the reflections on last year, on its successes and failures and joys and struggles. There is the anxiety around what is to come: how will we do this? Will our plans work? Will we succeed? Will we be able to move forward?
The South Eastern District Rugby Union’s (SEDRU) long history has been documented for public viewing in an exhibition created by former rugby player Ashwell Adriaan.
onstruction to the traffic circle at the Cradock Road, Worcester Street and Somerset Street intersection is once again under way, after the contractors closed for business. Work stopped in mid-December when the main section, which makes up 70% of the circle, was complete.
The Grahamstown Bowling Club are calling for last minute entries for the annual Pepper Grove Pick n Pay Inter-Company Night Bowls League 2010. The night bowls league gets under way on 25 January and organisers are hoping to get the draw completed by today.
After months of anticipation, the Makana Local Football Association (LFA) league kicked off with seven matches taking place on Saturday, and another seven on Sunday. The LFA committee is now under pressure to complete the league by the national deadline which has been set for the end of February.
The 11th annual Grahamstown Schools Cricket Festival, which was hosted by St Andrew’s College, took place at various cricket fields around town last week.
Matric results show that learners educated in their mother tongue do better than those educated in a second language says Kallie Kriel, CEO of Afriforum. Kriel has called on parents to put pressure on government to provide mother tongue education.
As most people and organisations are accustomed to doing at the beginning of the year, we in the Grocott’s Mail newsroom have been busy working out how to deal with the challenges ahead.
Members of the congregation of the Cathedral of St Michael and St George enjoyed the rendition of the Chapel Royal at the Tower of London choir last Sunday morning. The London-based choir was formed by a member of the Anglican church in 1965 Listen to a 1-minute audio clip of the choir’s performance: