According to a recent study, the tangible financial cost of harmful alcohol use per year is over R39 billion and the intangible cost is over R245 billion. Tangible financial costs of harmful alcohol use include injuries, hospital related costs, crime response and traffic accidents.
This week, Up For Debate takes note of the fact that the 2014 National Arts Festival is fast approaching and asks some pertinent questions of the value of arts and culture for the Grahamstown community.
Rhodes staff members will be able to “hood” their own children at graduation this year, the first time since Rhodes University was born. Next week, parents will take on what has traditionally been the role of the Registrar. For many parents this act has a very significant meaning.
Saya Pierce-Jones tells us about film maker and Rhodes University graduate, Kyle Robinson's new short film, Finding Graham's Town.
Rhodes students studying isiXhosa will be involved in the Eastern Cape government’s translation programme from June, reports Babalwa Resha for Grocott's Mail.
Agang has had several of its posters defaced and torn up in Grahamstown recently. Jarryd Munslow has the story.
Urgent upgrades are being undertaken after Califro Consulting Engineers investigated the state of the substations at Makana Municipality’s request.
The SRC recently hosted a “democracy for all” event that included dance and drama performances. But not all students felt included in the week’s events. Kelly Frielinghaus filed this report.
Grahamstown took part in the Global March for Lions on Saturday 15 March in the aim of exposing the practice of canned lion hunting.
Friday 14 March is the final performance of this year’s Victoria Girls High concert. Radio reporter Brenda Sekgota went backstage on their opening night and captured the beautiful sounds.