DISGRUNTLED: Hundreds of UFH students protesting outside the East London campus yesterday.  Picture: MARK ANDREWS

UFH education students demand bursary change

Scores of students funded by government at the University of Fort Hare (UFH) are demanding their bursary change from the institution.

POTHOLED: The hazardous
route to Kayser’s Beach

Kayser’s Beach road a ‘danger to

Kayser’s Beach residents are fed up with the crumbling road leading into the area, which has become hazardous and is damaging vehicles.


Bhisho backtracks on ruling

A settlement court order the education department itself agreed to in March has derailed teacher placement plans, compromised its budget, and caused massive instability in schools, claims acting department

PROBLEM SOLVED: Grahamstown mathematics boffin Nic Kroon works on his problem solving under the watchful eye of his father Simon Picture: DAVID MACGREGOR

Maths boffin flies E Cape flag high

The future looks bright for a Grahamstown Grade 10 maths boffin who finished fifth in a national matric mathematics olympiad that drew more than 80000 entrants.


WSU may face fresh woes

Walter Sisulu University is facing a further possible financial crisis and may need a bailout of R105-million from government.


EL schools identified as maritime studies projects

Two East London high schools have been identified as pilot projects for the implementation of maritime studies in the province, Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle announced yesterday.


Man fined for illegal shebeen in church

An old Roma church building in Needs Camp converted into an illegal shebeen was yesterday closed by police during a raid on the village.

Thinus Marais from
Beacon Bay with his
pigeons. The
Department of
Environment affairs
has prohibited the
breeding, trading and
racing of pigeons

Pigeon racing ban put on hold after national outcry

A ban on pigeon racing will not be enforced until new environment regulations outlawing the popular sport have been amended.

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