Star Wors

* What if Star Wars was set in South Africa? The space odyssey would run riot with madcap mayhem, comical conundrum, and dark...

Portavue pays tribute to ‘golden generation’

HAZEL ALLIES-HUSSELMAN As part of its ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations, Portavue Primary School paid tribute to all the school’s grandparents on Friday February 19. The...

Pilot project for parolees

Staff ReporterFinding a job in South Africa is hard, but when you have a criminal record it’s even harder. So, many parolees hoping to turn...

Kewtown resident makes a meal out of idea

NABEELAH MOHEDEEN An idea which occured to a Kewtown resident when he witnessed the mess a friend’s dog made at meal time, has been...

Film-maker remembers Ashley Kriel

CARL COLLISON The vagaries of travelling by public transport - with a fractured knee, no less - is not about to stop film-maker Nadine...

Education initiative aims to help schools succeed

JOHN HARVEYIn a world that has all but accepted that acts of kindness take a back seat to the demands of everyday life,...

Correct number

In the article “Raising a child with Down syndrome”, Athlone News, February 17, the telephone number published was incorrect. Founder member of Genes to...

City warns exotic Tree of Heaven not welcome

STAFF REPORTERIt might look exotic and pretty, but the tree of heaven is considered an extremely harmful invasive species. To date, the City has...

Calls to stop dodgy social grant deductions

Social Development MEC Albert Fritz has reiterated his call on the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to stop unauthorised deductions from social grant...

Remembering dark day in District six

MATTHEW HIRSCHFebruary 11, 1966 is a date etched into the memories of many people of colour across the city. It marks the day District...