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Firefighters inspect the extent of the damage. Photo: Niamh Walsh-Vorster

New Street fire devastates residents

nbsp; A Grahamstown building caught fire early on the morning of the 4th of July in New Street. Housing four Rhodes students, who survived without injury, at the time of publication one man remained unaccounted for, and was presumed dead.

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Grassroots jam for Sakhuluntu

By Elna Schütz Drums, dancers and songbirds came out last Friday to jam at “Grassroots”, an event held in aid of the Sakhuluntu Cultural Group. To mark the end of a long term, several Rhodes societies contributed with what they’re best at: creating a relaxed and fun afternoon in the …

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Ethembeni speaks: Enough of the government of lies

eThembeni, one of Grahamstown’s surrounding townships, has been forgotten by local government. Service delivery promises have been broken time and time again, and many residents still live in crumbling mud huts rather than the RDP houses said to have been built there.

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