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         SAPS marches for                    DSG girl is queen                               Good advice on                              Kingswood 20/20 win
         16 Days of Activism        PAGE 5   of the airwaves                      PAGE 10    renovations              PAGES 12-13        cricket fest     PAGE 24



                                  Unity and division
                                   in Grahamstown
                                                                                                        It’s our High Court
                                                                                                        Few issues have united Makana
                                                                                                        residents as well as central government’s
                                                                                                        Bill to move the seat of the High Court
                                                                                                        to Bhisho. Read what happens when the
                                                                                                        Minister’s aide tried to patronise our
                                                                                                        legal fraternity.
                                                                                                        Page Three


         What’s in a name... ?
                To change or keep the name
     of Grahamstown has divided residents
            over the last three years. Radio
          Grahamstown held a debate in an
        effort to air opposing viewpoints on
                                   the issue.
                                  Page Five


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                                                                                                         NEWS

Rape conviction successes VG worker hands in
for SAPS                  resignation
KHANYISO TSHWAKU                                tions achieved in October.
                                                    SAPS Spokesperson Mali Goven-
                                                                                          to 23 years for a count of attempted
                                                                                          rape, attempted murder and aggra-
                                                                                                                                     after rape allegations
I
    n light of the 16 Days of Activism          der said that these results are due to    vated robbery.
    for No Violence Against Women               the hard work of the Family Violence,     • Thamsanqa Thuko (40) was sen-            OLWETHU XABANISA
    and Children which began yes-               Child Protection and Sexual Offenc-       tenced to 11 years for raping a 63
terday, the Grahamstown SAPS have               es Unit (FCS), which has been work-       year old woman in September 2009.          A GENERAL worker from Victoria Girls (VG) High School is still in cus-
cause to celebrate four rape convic-            ing around the clock and is deter-        Process to be followed when a              tody after an alleged rape case was opened against him at the beginning
                                                mined to get offenders behind bars.       rape is reported:                          of the term by a Rhodes University student who is a student supervisor at
      News in brief                                 “They have been commended
                                                by the Station Commander for their
                                                                                              When a victim comes to the sta-
                                                                                          tion, he/she is immediately taken to
                                                                                                                                     VG’s Beaufort House hostel.
                                                                                                                                         VG’s headmistress Madeleine Schoeman said that the incident was
                                                diligence and professionalism during      the Victim Support Centre, where           reported to have happened at the beginning of the term in October. Ac-
 Arrests made                                   investigating,” said Govender. She        the victim receives an initial de-         cording to Schoeman the alleged rape occurred in the morning at the
 Grahamstown SAPS made sev-                     added that the unit also gives talks to   briefing, from where a statement is        Beaufort House hostel while the learners were at school. “The accused
 eral arrests on Wednesday. A 27                schools and other groups.                 obtained. The victim is then taken         said that it was consensual sex,” added Schoeman.
 year old man was arrested for                  The convictions are as follows:           to the nearest hospital for a medical          The accused who is said to be a father of two and the family’s breadwin-
 housebreaking in the early hours               • Masivuye Nkompo (27) was sen-           examination.                               ner decided to resign straight after the accusations were made. A mem-
 of the morning. A 24 year old male             tenced to 16 years in prison for rap-         Govender also said there is a safe     ber of the school’s governing body, Buks Coetzee said, “We were meant to
 was arrested for breach of pro-                ing a minor in October 2009. He was       house that is available for victims of     have a disciplinary hearing, but before it could happen the accused opted
 tection order. Two men aged 28                 also declared unfit to possess a fire-    domestic violence and abuse and            for resignation.” The student who laid the charge is supported by the uni-
 and 30 were arrested for assault               arm.                                      those who feel threatened.                 versity and is still working at the Beaufort House hostel.
 with intent to do grievous bodily              • Gilphim Dick (22) was sentenced             “The safe house needs to be                Police spokesperson Mali Govender said that a rape case was opened
 harm. A 59 year old man was ar-                to 15 years after raping a 17 year old    used,” said Govender. They can con-        at the Grahamstown police station. The accused did appear in the Magis-
 rested for common assault and a                girl in July 2009.                        tact Sergeant Gaye McKenzie on 082         trate’s Court and the case is under investigation.
 23 year old man was arrested for               • Daluxolo Tana (22) was sentenced        374 0937.


                                                Human bones discovered
 aggravated robbery.
     Further arrests were made
 on Thursday morning when two
 women aged 28 and 25 were ar-
                                                                                                                                                                              Local DJ
                                                on site                                                                                                                       back
 rested for assault with intent to
 do grievous bodily harm and a 32
 year old female was arrested for



                                                                                                                                                                              in court
 crimen injuria.                                OLWETHU XABANISA

 Armed robbers nabbed                           A HUMAN skeleton with some bones
 Three men who robbed a spaza                   missing was discovered by a driver
 shop in Extension 6 have been                  of a construction vehicle while clear-
 arrested. The incident happened                ing an undeveloped piece of land be-                                                                                          THEMBENI PLAATJIE
 midday on Thursday when the                    tween Worcester Mews and Three
 armed men entered the spaza                    Chimneys on 17 November.                                                                                                      LOCAL DJ, Luyanda Mona was
 and harassed the owner. The                        A source who chose to remain off                                                                                          back in court on Tuesday after his
 men made off with cash and air-                the record, said a construction work-                                                                                         case was postponed because of the
 time. The owner sustained minor                er noticed the bones on Wednesday                                                                                             unavailability of state witnesses in
 injuries and two men have been                 morning around 9am while driving a                                                                                            2008. The case had been delayed on
 taken in for questioning. A case of            bulldozer tractor being used to clear                                                                                         numerous occasions before for the
 armed robbery has been opened.                 the land for a new development. “He                                                                                           same reasons.
                                                immediately informed the police                                                                                                   Mona is facing three counts of cul-
 Car stolen                                     about the matter and they quickly                                                                                             pable homicide after being accused of
 A Toyota Camry was stolen                      responded.”                                                                                                                   running over three men in Joza in No-
 from African Street on Tues-                       According to police spokesper-                                                                                            vember 2006. The three men are Ay-
 day evening. According to SAPS                 son Captain Mali Govender the po-                                                                                             anda Liwani (34), Zamile Makafe (30),
 spokesperson Captain Mali Gov-                 lice picked up the skeletal remains                                                                                           and Sipho Stamper, also in his 30s.
 ender, the vehicle was parked                  and took them to the Grahamstown                                                                                                  Two died at the scene in Nompon-
 near    Oatlands     Preparatory               mortuary.                                                                                                                     do Street while the other died later in
 School. The owner had seen the                     She said the doctor at the mor-                                                                                           hospital.
 vehicle at 5.30pm, but when the                tuary had indicated that it was not       SKELETAL REMAINS... Development site behind Worcester Mews where                        His case was postponed again to
 owner returned at 9.30pm the ve-               a full skeleton but only parts of it.     human bones were discovered. Photo: Olwethu Xabanisa                                22 December and he is out on warning.
 hicle was missing. A case of theft             “The bones will be sent for research
 has been opened.                               analysis to assist with the investigat-   land said, “They started clearing last       On Wednesday Grocott’s Mail             Thembeni Plaatjie is an independ-
 – Compiled by Khanyiso                         ing process,” he added.                   Monday afternoon. I just saw bull-       approached Makana Municipality                      ent citizen journalist for
 Tshwaku                                            The discovery of the bones has        dozers clearing the land and there       town planners but were unable to                                Grocott’s Mail
                                                also revealed some local dissatisfac-     had been no consultation about the       receive concrete information about
 EMERGENCY NUMBERS                              tion with the new development, as         development with us. With the sew-       the development. Grocott’s then


                                                                                                                                                                                         SMS
                                                some residents are concerned that         erage and water problems I don’t         went back to the development site to
 Ambulance:............................ 10177   they were not consulted. Victoria Ter     think Grahamstown should have an-        find that there was no one working
 Aids Helpline:............ 0800 012322         Morshuizen who lives opposite the         other development.”                      on the land at the time.
 AA Rescue: ................ 0800 111997
 Medical Rescue: ........ 0800 033007                                                                                                                                                 082 049 2146
 Grahamstown Child
 and Family Welfare: .. 046 636 1355                                                                                                                                            What thoroughly
 Electricity: ................ 046 603 6036                                                                                                                                     miserable adults in
                      a/h 046 603 6000                                                                                                                                          supposedly caring
                                                                                                                                                                                environment. They
 Eskom:...................... 086 014 0014
                                                                                                                                                                                just lucky they’ve
 Fire Brigade: ............ 046 622 4444
                                                                                                                                                                                spent their lives
 Police: ...................... 046 603 9152
                                                                                                                                                                                in a box and were
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 Raphael Centre: ........ 046 622 8831                                                                                                         Sunny. Wind moderate             never felt need 2
                                                  Partly Cloudy. Wind light      Partly Cloudy with 30%           Partly cloudy. Wind
 SPCA: ........................ 046 622 3233
                                                                                 thunderstorms. Wind light        moderate north easterly.     south westerly.                  push boundaries.
                                                  south westerly.
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 Water: ........................ 046 603 6136                                                                                                                                   >>>>>>>>>>
 Hospice: .................... 046 622 9661
                                                                                                                  Temperature:                 Temperature:                     Joke is desper-
 Settlers Hospital: ...... 046 622 2215           Temperature:                   Temperature:
                                                                                                                  Min 13°C, Max 17°C           Min 13°C, Max 22°C               ate to get onto the
 Day Hospital: ............. 046 622 3033         Min 15°C, Max 32°C             Min 12°C, Max 27°C
                                                  Tides:                                                          Tides:                       Tides:
                                                                                                                                                                                muni council be-
 Fort England Hospital:046 622 7003                                              Tides:
                                                  Low: 12.48am and                                                Low: 2.53am and              Low: 4.20am and
                                                                                                                                                                                cause incompetence
                                                                                 Low: 1.43am and 2.43pm
 Legal Aid SA: ............ 046 622 9350          1.35pm                                                          4.17pm                                                        is all he can do
                                                                                 High: 8.24am and 8.52pm                                       5.39pm
 Locksmith: ................ 082 556 9975         High: 7.15am and                                                High: 9.45am and             High: 11.03am and
                                                                                                                                                                                properly.
                        or 046 622 4592           7.39pm                                                          10.16pm                      11.37pm
                                                                                                                         Source: www.weathersa.co.za and www. satides.co.za     >>>>>>>>>>
Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                     3
                                                                                                                              News

We will not take your high relocation costly
                           High Court’s
court away                                                                                                                                                                   Prudence Mini

Prudence Mini                                                                                                                   Grahamstown is adamant that                  An estimated R250million will be going into correcting the ju-
                                                                                                                                the seat of the High Court has               dicial coordination in the Eastern Cape area, with the greatest



“I
            t is not the inten-                                                                                                 to remain here. An injury to                 expenditure dedicated to upgrading the Bhisho High Court and
            tion to close down                                                                                                  one is an injury to all and if one           Mthatha High Court facilities.
            the Grahamstown                                                                                                     job is lost, it will affect a lot of             This is according to regional Department of Justice head
            High Court,” said                                                                                                   people,” Ranchhod said.                      Vuyani Mguqulwa who had to face the frustrated Grahamstown
Ministry of Justice official                                                                                                         Grahamstown High Court                  public after Department of Justice official, Advocate Jacob
Advocate Jacob Skosana, re-                                                                                                     Action Committee member,                     Skosana left before the community could engage with him. It
ferring to the Superior Courts                                                                                                  Dr Sizwe Mabizela echoed the                 was agreed at the meeting to seek another appointment with
Bill at a briefing about the                                                                                                    huge disappointment and his                  the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Jeff
proposed High Court move on                                                                                                     submission received a massive                Radebe.
Tuesday.                                                                                                                        applause from the community.                     Mguqulwa said that he understood the community’s frus-
     Local residents, students,                                                                                                 “Some of the things that Ad-                 trations. Responding to the question as to why Grahamstown
lawyers and local political                                                                                                     vocate Skosana said are very                 must be recognised as the seat of the High Court until Bhisho is
parties were angry after he                                                                                                     patronising if not outright in-              ready, he said that the Grahamstown High Court is far ahead in
left the briefing before they                                                                                                   sulting.” He said there are law-             terms of infrastructure and therefore Bhisho would need to be
were able to voice their views                                                                                                  yers, advocates and attorneys                upgraded. He said that this amount still needs to be confirmed
on the move.                                                                                                                    present who have thoroughly                  once there is a meeting with the court area manager and the
     Skosana implied that legal                                                                                                 studied the Bill.                            court manager of Bhisho.
jargon may have caused some                                                                                                          “I wish this to go back loud                Attorney Brin Brody enquired as to what the real reason for
confusion as the Bill was                                                                                                       and clear to the Ministry of Jus-            the move was, saying that 2003 “all the judges of the Eastern
merely to enhance service                                                                                                       tice and Development. There                  Cape division met under the Chairmanship of the then Chief
delivery and equity in bring-                                                                                                   is no confusion, if there is any             Justice, Justice Chaskalson (on the instruction of the then Min-
ing significant transformation                                                                                                  confusion it is in Advocate Sko-             ister of Justice) and at the meeting it was decided that Graham-
of the judicial system and the                                                                                                  sana’s mind. I would agree that              stown would remain the seat of the Eastern Cape Division, with
judiciary. Skosana said there                                                                                                   we adjourn the meeting but                   jurisdiction over the whole Province and exclusive appeal juris-
is no way that the government                                                                                                   let’s continue with the meeting              diction.” Mguqulwa said he was not in the position to explain
can take taxpayers money to                                                                                                     with an understanding that the               this change as Radebe would have the mandate to respond to
develop infrastructure while                                                                                                    departmental representatives                 that shift.
abandoning another.                                                                                                             will come back and engage the                    The day before, Makana Municipality had invited residents
     He added that the purpose                                                                                                  community in a meaningful                    and representatives of Grahamstown organisations to assist
is to evenly spread the judicial                                                                                                and genuine manner.”                         in forming a strategy in preparation for their meeting with the
services so that people of the                                                                                                       He said if this is simply an            Department of Justice and Constitutional Development. Gra-
different areas can be provided    ENHANCING SERVICE DELIVERY... Department of Justice                                          issue of coordination, Graham-               hamstown High Court Action Committee made presentations
with the services without suc-     official, Advocate Jacob Skosana briefly stated to the                                       stown has done this for more                 on the implications of moving the seat of the High Court such as
cumbing to high travelling ex-     Grahamstown community that, “The seat as stipulated in the                                   than 140 years. “We demand                   access to justice and socio-economic implications. The public
penses to get to those services.   legislation says that the people must have access to justice                                 that coordination be done here               also shared their strong concerns about this move.
     After Skosana’s early de-     and the bill seeks to articulate that.” Photo: Prudence Mini                                 in Grahamstown.”                                 The regional AnC response was that they appreciated
parture from the briefing,         time, we expect the undivided date with the correct individu-                                     “We will do everything in               the inputs from the community and noted the comments ex-
Pierre Ranchhod of the AnC         attention of that individual als present as the Graham-                                      our power to convey this mes-                pressed. They said that they do not support the proposed re-
task team that reported to         and the delegation. I am not stown public takes this issue                                   sage to the highest office of this           location of the seat based on the fact that it could affect people
the regional AnC body con-         trying to undermine the in- seriously. He said they are all                                  land that we shall not and we                economically.
cerning this issue, spoke up       tegrity of the delegation that’s aware that the court will re-                               cannot as citizens of this town

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and said that the integrity of     remained behind, but I defi- main, but they are looking at                                   be abused in the manner that
the community of Graham-           nitely do feel insulted by the the status of the High Court                                  Advocate Skosana has done
stown has been compromised.        leader leaving this for another and they need people who are                                 this morning.”
“When a meeting has been ar-       appointment.”                     in power to address the issues.
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                                                                                                                                     Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010



What will you be doing to promote 16 days of activism for
        no violence against women and children?
                                       Thursday 25 November marks the start of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence
                                         Against Women and Children. Grocott’s Mail reporter Khanyiso Tshwaku
                                           asked Grahamstonians what they will be doing to promote the 16 days.

                                              Sicelo Canywa                            Luvuyo Gcule                                                            Zoli Sakata
                                                 Student                                Disc Jockey                                                          Radio Presenter
                                         I would focus on the youth            I’ve made a request to the                                               Since I stay in front of a
                                         and the events around                 council speaker to give a                                                clinic, I will go out and tell
                                         the 16 days should be                 message to the community.                                                them about the 16 days
                                         centered around the youth.            I have also spoken to the                                                and advise them to report
                                                                               Grahamstown Seventh                                                      sexual- and abuse-related
                                                                               Day Adventist Primary                                                    crimes and advise them
                                                                               School Headmistress to                                                   about their rights.
                                                                               ask her about the school’s
                                                                               response to the 16 days.


                                               Marshall Nest                           Richard Crow                                                           Mandla Mata
                                               Entrepreneur                               Learner                                                             Self employed
                                         I would tell women to have            I would get a couple of                                                  It’s important for people
                                         more self-confidence in                events where I’ll organise                                               to know about this as
                                         themselves as it is women             speakers who have                                                        abuse is a scourge of
                                         who lack self-confidence               survived abuse and                                                       society. Women need to
                                         who remain in abusive                 asked them to share their                                                be respected as they are a
                                         relationships. The rise in the        experiences and educate                                                  core part of our society and
                                         confidence will have a ripple          people.                                                                  no man is an island.
                                         effect on the children.



                                              Brian Jackson                            Peter Roberts                                                        Anelisa Tshetsha
                                            Tourism Consultant                       Driving Instructor                                                         Student
                                         I’d put in on my Facebook             I’ll try to be more helpful                                              I think it is a vague thing.
                                         page. Violence towards                towards my fellow                                                        Nobody knows much about
                                         women and children is sick            Grahamstonians.                                                          it as there is not much
                                         and perverted.                                                                                                 done about it. I’d do a
                                                                                                                                                        series of workshops that
                                                                                                                                                        will aim to educate, inform
                                                                                                                                                        and more importantly,
                                                                                                                                                        implement.



                                               Margot Beard                           Becky Joubert                                                          Thaleka Budaza
                                                 Lecturer                                Student                                                                 Teacher
                                         I think I would speak                 I would create awareness                                                 If we can give love to our
                                         constantly against violence           in my department                                                         children, give support, love
                                         and aim to teach people to            (Environmental Sciences)                                                 and protect our children
                                         treat each other as equal             by printing posters about                                                in all aspects and build
                                         peers.                                the 16 day period.                                                       trust between children and
                                                                                                                                                        parents.




                                                Moses Iputo                           Floyd Musekwa                                                           Thabisa Mene
                                                 Learner                                 Freelancer                                                              Student
                                         I’d gather people and                 I’d just respect children                                                I think it is over-rated and
                                         organise speakers to talk             and women. They are not                                                  there is too little action
                                         to them. I’d also organise a          objects of fertilisation and                                             behind all the talk.
                                         support group for victims to          adoration.
                                         share their experiences.




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                                                                                                       News

Sparks fly in radio debate
Prudence Mini                      basic forms of service deliv-       change the name. Everybody
                                   ery and it wouldn’t take any-       wants to eat, it doesn't mean


S
       trong and fiery state-      thing from any service. She         that they don't want to change
       ments turned up the         said the cost to the municipal-     the name.”
       heat at Radio Graham-       ity will only be of changing a           He said the name Colonel
stown on Wednesday during          few signs.                          Graham is not just offensive to
a name change debate. The               Wells said that they came      the people of Grahamstown,
battle featured Councillor         up with a clear conclusion          “but to the whole country.” He
Julia Wells, heading up the        of the Grahamstown name             said the man was a butcher
name change team, Advocate         which arose from their public       and the name surely must be
loyiso Mpumlwana of the            participation process which         offensive.
Eastern Cape Geographical          presented the issues and dif-            McConnachie replied by
Names Committee (ECGNC)            ferent views of the subject.        saying, “I am very glad that
and Advocate Jock McCon-           “The overwhelming response          he has shown his true colours
nachie as well as Sigidla Ndu-     is that it is offensive, so we do   because in the Dispatch of
mo of Keep Grahamstown             take that as a fair reading of      [Friday] 22 October this year,
Grahamstown (KGG).                 the feelings of the community.”     he said how impartial he was
     A recorded insert of people        McConnachie said that he       on the issue and he is open to
on the streets expressing their    had a strong issue with that        everybody’s views.                    LEFT, RIGHT... The SAPS Eastern Cape Police band, lead by drum major Captain Vusumzi
different views on the topic was   statement. “The outcome of               Now we clearly know that         Mtsabe, turns the corner into High Street while marching to launch the 16 days of activism
played before the debate.          the process was not over-           he is not impartial. In fact          for no violence against women and children. Photo: Khanyiso Tshwaku
     “There are so many things     whelmingly in favour of the         the Makana Municipality has
they should do in Graham-
stown and not change the
name as I think it will cost
                                   change.”
                                        He said KGG believed
                                   that it favoured not changing
                                                                       been doing the ECGNC’s bid-
                                                                       ding from the beginning.”
                                                                       McConnachie said that they            Police march for women
millions or thousands,” one
resident said.
     Another said “I can see
why a lot people living in this
                                   the name.“If that was the out-
                                   come, why has the Makana
                                   Municipality waited two years
                                   to pronounce the outcome of
                                                                       are not interested in people's
                                                                       views on the subject as they
                                                                       have already made up their
                                                                       own minds.
                                                                                                             and children
                                                                                                             Khanyiso TshwaKu                    down Bathurst Street, around        has on SAPS members. “It
town do not want to live in a      that process if it was in favour         Radio host to the debate,
                                                                                                                                                 the Cathedral and back down         is very frustrating when we
town with the name of a man        of the name change.” Wells          Thembeni Plaatjie said it
                                                                                                             “All we say is there must be        the same route.                     get complaints as this is a di-
who displaced and murdered         responded that the delay was        had been a great debate and
                                                                                                             no violence against women               Grahamstown           SAPS      rect infringement of people’s
and stole cattle.”                 due to the change of political      he could sense the tension
                                                                                                             and children and perpetrators       spokesperson Mali Govender          rights,” she added.
     Many e-mails, Facebook        leadership and the process.         in the room from the partici-
                                                                                                             will receive no mercy,” said        said that the march formed              When the march ended at
and SMS comments voiced                 Committee chairperson,         pants’ responses. “There was
                                                                                                             Station Commander Briga-            part of their programme             the SAPS offices, Govender
the benefits of the change         Advocate loyiso Mpumlwana           a little bit of tension initially
                                                                                                             dier Morgan Govender as             which will encompass events         thanked the members who
such as claiming back the          came into the debate and criti-     when we were arranging this
                                                                                                             Grahamstown SAPS kicked             and activities in different sec-    participated in the march and
community’s dignity from the       cised the opinion poll conduct-     as they were not keen to be in
                                                                                                             off their 16 days of activism for   tors of Grahamstown, where          for braving the early morning
reign of a brutal commander,       ed by the Institute for Social      the same room, but ultimate-
                                                                                                             no violence against women           there will be talks at schools      sun, joking that it was good for
whilst others said that the        and Economic Research at            ly we got them together and
                                                                                                             and children with a march           and old age homes.                  their fitness. Grahamstown
money should be spent on           Rhodes University.                  all in all, it was a civil debate.”
                                                                                                             lead by the SAPS Eastern                “We aim to create aware-        Cluster Commander Vakala
other important service deliv-          He said it was not done             listen to the full audio
                                                                                                             Cape Provincial Band.               ness in communities to say          Moyake said that he marched
ery issues.                        properly where it asked people      recording by following this
                                                                                                                  SAPS members from              ‘no’ to violence against wom-       quicker than the junior staff
     Wells said that the cost of   if they prefer the name change      link on the Grocott’s Mail
                                                                                                             all branches and members            en and children,” said Goven-       even though he last marched
changing names is absolutely       or a house. “It’s like asking       website: www.grocotts.co.za/
                                                                                                             from the traffic department         der. She also talked about the      20 years ago, then thanked the
minuscule compared to other        people if you prefer to eat or      ghtnamechange
                                                                                                             marched up Beaufort Street,         effect that domestic violence       band for their participation.


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Established 1870
                                                                        Rhodes responds to students                                                    Rhinos poached on Amakhala
 Unity is strength                                                      The issue of three Rhodes University students being found guilty


 W
           hen cricketer AB De Villiers broke                           for contravening University rules following a hearing convened to
           the South African batting Test record                        adjudicate the matter, was a subject of media coverage in the Daily
           this week he was very quick to thank                         Dispatch in the past two weeks.
 his teammates and heap praise on his cap-                                  At the time the University declined to comment and now that the
 tain. This is not surprising because not only is                       matter has been properly concluded we wish to respond to the issues
 De Villiers very modest and exceptionally tal-                         raised in the news reports in order to clarify misconceptions, and per-
 ented, but he is also level headed and realistic.                      haps misrepresentations, that could have occurred as a consequence
 He would not have broken the record without                            of Rhodes not being able to comment.
 the support of his teammates and he would                                  It is important to note, as a starting point, that when a disciplinary
 certainly have fallen short of the record if his                       hearing is underway the sub judice rule prohibits public discussion of
 team captain, and previous record holder, had                          matters under consideration at and pertaining to the hearing.
 decided to act selfishly.                                                  This also means that while the actual hearing was concluded on
      The cricketers gave us yet another                                9 November 2010, the University still could not publicly comment on
 example to illustrate the old maxim ‘unity                             the matter as the students had five working days in which they had to
 is strength’. It is therefore interesting to                           indicate whether to exercise their right to take the matter on review.
 compare the two controversies mentioned                                    These rules are important as they ensure that students involved
 on the cover of this newspaper: the first                              in disciplinary hearings are not prejudiced and that the hearing is fair
 one concerns the dispute about changing                                and impartial. These rules are also important as a key objective when
 the name of Grahamstown; and the second                                dealing with disciplinary matters at Rhodes is to be corrective and            TRAGIC lOSS... One of two white rhinos that were poached on
 is about retaining the seat of the High                                not to be punitive. This is critical as the role of an institution of higher   Amakhala Game Reserve last week. Both were key individuals in a
 Court in Grahamstown.                                                  learning such as ours is not only to educate and produce knowledge,            breeding programme. Photo: Supplied
      The naming debate has sharply divided                             but also to build leaders of tomorrow.
 a relatively small, but influential group of                               A second point worth taking an issue with is the suggestion that           It is with great regret that we confirm that two white rhinos were
 residents who feel strongly about this issue.                          the three students were unfairly found guilty, hence the interest in           poached on Amakhala Game Reserve last week.
 Discussions about the prospects of changing                            the matter and coverage by the media. It is for this and other reasons              Our monitoring team noted the two animals missing on Tuesday
 the name of Grahamstown have frequently                                that taking the matter on review becomes particularly important as             and the younger of the missing bulls was found poached on Thursday.
 degenerated into unpleasant squabbles with                             the review process could in fact assist in determining whether the                  An intensified helicopter search discovered the decomposing
 neither side being able to muster an argu-                             finding was inappropriate or not. This is also the reason why I am             carcass of the older bull on Friday morning. Both rhinos were key
 ment to convince anyone of the opposing side.                          personally disappointed that the students chose not to exercise their          individuals in a breeding program initiated in 2003. One was the only
      On the other hand, the campaign to                                right to have the matter reviewed.                                             breeding bull and the other would have been the future breeding bull,
 keep the seat of the High Court in Graham-                                 As a third point, your article rides on a flawed premise without           having been born on Amakhala Game Reserve in 2006.
 stown enjoys widespread support across                                 which there would not be a news story in the first place. The facts                 This despicable incident has halted our small but significant
 the board in Makana Municipality.                                      are:                                                                           contribution to white rhino conservation as without these males we can
      We cannot be sure about the outcomes of                           • The students WERE NOT charged for inviting the Secretary Gen-                expect no future growth in the existing population. All at Amakhala Game
 these two controversies, but it is reasonable                          eral of the African National Congress to Rhodes;                               Reserve are stunned and deeply saddened. These animals will be sorely
 to expect that the decisive actions of the com-                        • The students were charged with contravening University proto-                missed by everyone, including past guests who had enjoyed the incred-
 mittee to retain the High Court will eventually                        cols governing the invitation of important and high profile people to          ible viewing they provided as well as being ambassadors of South Africa's
 be successful, but it is likely that the name                          Rhodes, protocols crafted with the participation of student represent-         greatest conservation success story.
 change debate will continue to fester and                              atives in the form of SRC;                                                          Tragically, their mutilated carcasses now serve only as symbols of
 divide residents for a long time yet.                                  • Further, these students were charged for contravening these proto-           national shame as the statistics proceed towards the 300 mark for 2010.
      Various forms of the old Dutch motto                              cols in part because at least two of the three students had previously              The fact that they were killed using chemicals and darts is indicative
 Eendracht maakt macht have been used                                   been reprimanded for failing to comply with these protocols.                   of the sinister depth of this multi-layered criminal network.The police
 as rallying calls in many parts of the world                               A fourth and last point to make, and to always bear in mind, is that       investigation is currently under way and we can only hope that some form
 from Bulgaria to Brooklyn. It calls on peo-                            universities unlike other institutions, are centres of learning, sites         of justice will be served for this disgusting act of greed.
 ple to put aside their petty differences for                           of deliberations, debates and contestations, which are critical for ad-                                                                    Candice Pretorius
 the good of the whole – and it usually works                           vancing knowledge production and building tomorrow’s leaders. This
 for nations and for cricket teams. But                                 is made even more crucial by the need to ensure we do not repeat the
 Dutch mottos that were popular in the old                              ugly mistakes of our apartheid past.                                           Congratulations
 South Africa are not very politically correct                              Students need to make use of their privileged opportunity to en-
 these days, so perhaps we should look at                               gage vigorously and with discipline, with one another, academics and           In response to the article by Viv Jordan (23 November 2010), I would
 the original, Latin version of the saying.                             administrators in order to protect hard won spaces and continue to             like to congratulate Settler City Toyota for restoring the property on
      Concordia res parvae crescunt (concord                            shape the culture and future of the institution.                               the corner of Beaufort and Bathurst Street. The building indeed looks
 makes small things flourish) might be more                                                                                    Lebogang Hashatse       good despite it being an island in a sea of dilapidated buildings. Some-
 appropriate in our case. Grahamstown is a                                                              Director: Communication and Marketing          thing needs to be done about the decaying buildings in that area.
 small city that desperately needs to flourish                                                                                   Rhodes University                                         Bongani Mgijima, Museum Manager
 for the good of us all.                                                                                                                                                                                         Albany Museum

                                                                        Deplorable salary increases
                                                                                                                                                       Apology
                                                                        The latest salary increases granted to the Municipal Manager and the
       South Africa’s Oldest Independent Newspaper                      various Municipal Directors are deplorable.                                    As Principal of Grahamstown Primary School, I humbly apologize for
           Incorporating The Grahamstown Journal
              (1831 – 1920) Vol. 141 No. 95
                                                                            Such increases are not only well above the current inflation rate          omitting and not mentioning the name of Mrs Judy Bartis, a former
       Published by the David Rabkin Project for Experiential
                                                                        but they further bloat the already over-generous salaries being paid to        educator at Grahamstown Primary who also donated a gift towards
               Journalism (Pty) Ltd, 40 High Street,                    the officials concerned.                                                       the Debutante Ball we held recently. The school wants to thank you for
                       Grahamstown, 6139                                     It is no wonder that municipal employees in the lower-categories          your generous and unselfish support and assistance in the past and we
      Telephone: 046 622 7222 • Fax: 046 622 7282/3
                  Website: www.grocotts.co.za                           feel hard done by when they have to protest and engage in protracted           are looking forward to counting on your expertise and support in the
                    Printed by Paarlcoldset                             strikes to get even inflation-related increases on their modest                near future, which we gladly appreciate.
 E-mAIl ADDRESSES                                                       earnings.                                                                          Once again, thank you for your generous donations towards the
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                                                                        and her Directors do nothing to prevent unlawful action by municipal                                                                    Leon Coetzee
 Advertising: adverts@grocotts.co.za or ronel@grocotts.co.za
 Sport: sport@grocotts.co.za                                            workers during such strikes. How can they do so, knowing that despite                                                                        Principal
 letters: letters@grocotts.co.za                                        their own already grossly excessive salaries they are in line to receive


                                                                                                                                                                                      SMS
 General manager: l.vale@grocotts.co.za                                 increases well above those of the ordinary workers?
 EDITORIAl
                                                                             The same applies to the Executive Mayor, the full-time members
 Editor: Steven Lang
 News Editor: Abongile Mgaqelwa                                         of his Mayoral Executive and Councillors in general, who are also
 New media Editor: Michael Salzwedel                                    extremely well paid compared to municipal employees in the lower
 Staff Reporters: Prudence Mini, Khanyiso Tshwaku,
 Olwethu Xabanisa
                                                                        categories but routinely and without hesitation vote themselves annual
                                                                        increases.
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 Community news: community@grocotts.co.za                                    This is just one of the aspects of local government which will be          Hill Str. robot strikes again. 19 Nov. 12:05.
 Advertising manager: Ronél Bowles                                      reformed if independent candidates standing under the Makana Inde-              Muni traffic officials need to monitor reck-
 General manager: Louise Vale                                           pendent New Deal (MIND) are elected in the 2011 local government                less driving through red or amber traffic
 Grocott’s Mail is published by the David Rabkin                        elections: no executive Mayor, no full-time Councillors, no fancy perks
 Project for Experiential Journalism, a com-
                                                                                                                                                        lights.
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 contents of this newspaper do not necessarily                          work they perform and to the financial realities of the municipality.           >>>>>>>>>>
 represent the views of either body.                                                                                             J C McConnachie
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                                                                                                 News


Binding the past and present for
the future
Penny Tyson



I
    n a unique and visionary bid
    to bind the entire, extended
    school family together, St An-
drew’s College recently opened the
Andrean Resource Centre as part
of an educational and informative
tool for the school.
    Situated in the oldest room in the
school, the ‘living museum’ will be a
place which celebrates the history of
the school and its traditions, and will
serve as a welcoming environment
for boys, Old Andreans, staff, parents
and all those interested.
    It is intended to be a ‘living’ area;
not simply a room filled with displays
and archival records, but a dynamic
teaching facility and a place of reflec-
tion, of creativity and sound learning.
                                            ANDREANS PAST... The new Andrean Resource Centre will serve as an            LIVING MUSEUM... A celebration of the history and traditions of St
    The centre will also be used as a       educational and informative tool. Photo: Supplied                            Andrew's College. Photo: Supplied
marketing tool, making prospective
parents and visitors aware of all as-       repository with special air vents, a   celebrating the history of the        priceless Graham family papers          attended by Old Andreans from
pects of St Andrew’s College.               dehumidifier, security system, fire    school. These include photographs,    were donated to the school and are      across the globe.
    Supporting this initiative are the      detectors and a fire proof door.       books, trophies, clothing and docu-   safely housed in the repository.            Please do not hesitate to con-
St Andrew’s College Archives, which            The repository houses ex-           ments, some of which date back to         The centre was opened during        tact our archivist, Mrs Penny Ty-
is housed in a modern document              tremely valuable historical items      the 1800s. Recently the unique and    the recent 1950 and 1960 reunions       son, for any additional information.




A slice of history
Andile nAyikA                        built as part of a new Art and
                                     Technology Centre to be built
On Wednesday morning St              definitely in 2011 once we
Andrews Preparatory boys             have reached our fund raising
‘unearthed’ a time capsule           target,” said Sasha Scholtz,
which had been placed into           the school’s Marketing Of-
wall in the school’s Griffin         ficer. “All this will serve as a
Building in April 1962.              remembrance to the boys in
    The unearthing took place        future years.”
as part of a number of activi-           The Griffin 1962 time
ties being conducted this year       capsule will be put back into
to commemorate the school’s          the wall just as it was.
125th anniversary which is
themed ‘Celebrating Our
Past, Creating Our Future’.
    The boys are preparing                                                                                                                        MUNICIPAL NOTICE
                                    TIME CAPSULE... (right)
their own 2010 time capsule         1962 St Andrew's Prep head                                                                            NOTICE OF ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING
that will serve as a permanent      boy, Andrew Rivett Carnac                                                                          The Municipal Manager, Ms NL Baart as duly instructed by the
record for learners in years to     holding the time capsule that                                                                      Speaker of the Makana Municipality (Clr R Madinda), hereby
come.                               was unearthed this week.                                                                           gives notice that, in terms of Section 19(a) of the Local Govern-
    “We have collected a lot of     Photo: Supplied                                                                                    ment: Municipal Systems Act, Act No. 32 of 2000, an Ordinary
goodies and things like photos                                                                                                         Council meeting of the Makana Local Municipality will be held
and other memorabilia of the        HISTORIC... (far right) A                                                                          in the Council Chamber, City Hall, High Street, Grahamstown on
boys and they have signed           stone plaque marks the spot                                                                        Tuesday, 30 November 2010 at 16h30.
down their names to be put          in the Griffin Building.                                                                           MS. NL BAART
on the capsule which will be        Photo: Supplied                                                                                    MUNICIPAL MANAGER
                                                                                                                                       Notice number: 104 of 23 November 2010
                                                                                                                                                        YELLOWWOODS PREPARATORY
                                                                        HEARING AIDS DIRECT                                                                        SCHOOL
                                                                                                                                                            - an educational oasis –
   A BRIEFING SESSION FOR SMMEs WISHING
   TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS FOR 2011 NATIONAL                                                                                                                         Founded 1996
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               ARTS FESTIVAL
                                                                                       hearing loss?                                                     Association of South Africa (ISASA)
  The Makana Municipality, Rhodes Investec Business School
                                                                              Do you battle to hear in crowds?                                 Applications are invited for the following
  and the National Arts Festival invite SMMEs and entrepre-
                                                                                                                                                         Primary School post:
  neurs to attend a briefing session on the requirements for the
  submission of business support proposals for 2011 National
  Arts Festival.                                                                    ... WE CAN HELP!!!                                                     SCHOOL HEAD
                                                                                                                                         To undertake Management and Human Resources
  The briefing session will be held as follows                                         Hearing Aids Direct                             responsibilities at a “top class school in the country”
  DATE:                30th November 2010
  TIME:                10H00                                            n Latest Hearing Technology                                     Interested parties are requested to submit a written
  VENUE:               Council Chambers, City Hall                                                                                      application, CV and details of two references by Mon-
                                                                        n Pensioner’s Tariffs                                                         day 13 December 2010 to:
  For enquiries: Mr. Thembinkosi Sindane at (046) 603 6124 or
  at sindane@makana.gov.za.                                             n Money Back Guarantee
                                                                                                                                        Please contact the Chairman, B James, should you be
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                                                                                                                                         ENTERTAINMENT

                                                                                Pernoo and Ducros deliver
               Peppergrove Mall, Grahamstown
            Tel: (046) 622 3440, Fax: (046) 622 8368
                                                                                driving, pulsating rhythms
      26 NOVEMBER TO DECEMBER 2                                                 TORQUIL PATERSON                                                 as an Easter hymn. Despite                   The fugal form, which                cross rhythms. This needs to
                                                                                                                                                 some cello pyrotechnics, this            was for Bach something                   fit together with the cello part,
       HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY

                                                                                A
                                                                                       n exuberant audience                                      is primarily a piano piece in            of an intellectual exercise,             which provides a contrasting
              HALLOWS (PG13)                                                           drew an encore from                                       which Beethoven demon-                   becomes for Beethoven a                  sustained theme. The duo
 Fri./Sat. @ 11:15,2:15pm,5:15pm,8:15pm; Sun.@11:15,2:15pm,5:15pm                      the     French     cellist                                strated the technical develop-           means of moving his music                made light of the technical dif-
        Mon./Tues./Wed./Thurs. @ 11:15,2:15pm,5:15pm,8:15pm                     Jérôme Pernoo and his ac-                                        ments in the fortepiano of his           relentlessly forward. The                ficulties and swept the audi-
                                                                                companist Jérôme Ducros                                          time, by which he was able               deep musical understanding               ence along to the movement’s
            THE SOCIAL NETWORK (PG13)                                           after their stunning recital                                     to render dramatic rhythmic              of the two Jérômes brought               triumphant conclusion. The
    A story about the founders of the social-networking website, Facebook
         Fri./Sat. @ 12:30,8pm; Sun. @ 12:30; Mon. @ 12:30,8pm
                                                                                in the Beethoven Room last                                       sforzandos contrasted with               Beethoven’s genius to its                fourth movement is a fitting
                       Tues./Wed./Thurs. @ 12:30,5:30                           week. The performers obliged                                     passages of utmost delicacy.             fullest expression.                      finale to a piece of symphonic
                                                                                with a second tango by the Ar-                                   Ducros used the modern pi-                   The Grahamstown audi-                scope.
                         YOU AGAIN (PG)                                         gentinian composer Piazzolla.                                    ano as Beethoven would have              ence are privileged to have                   Pernoo’s style is his own.
    Fri. @ 12:30,3pm,8pm; Sat. @ 12:30,3pm,8pm; Sun. @ 12:30,3pm,                   Earlier we had been swept                                    wished, although in some pas-            heard Rowland and Jacobs play            It demands that the audience
          Mon. @ 12:30,3pm,8pm; Tues./Wed. @ 12:30.3pm,5:30                     along by the jazz/tango fusion                                   sages I wondered whether the             the Kreutzer Sonata, and now             pay attention and listen. His
                       Thurs. @ 12:30,3pm,8pm                                   of the more famous Grand                                         use of the pedal was a little            Pernoo and Ducros play this              endeavour is at all times to
                                                                                Tango, in which the rhythmic                                     overdone.                                cello Sonata, all within a month.        communicate the music, and
                  ALPHA AND OMEGA (A)                                           mastery of Ducros on the pi-                                         Beethoven’s Cello Sonata                 The Brahms cello sonata,             this he does most effectively.
                                 Daily @ 3pm                                    ano was delightfully balanced                                    No 2 has its heart in its slow           which followed a much-de-                I was particularly struck by
                                                                                with the almost literal danc-                                    middle movement, in which                served interval for both per-            the resonance of his open
                             SPUD (TBA)                                         ing of Pernoo with his cello.                                    thin minor tones wonder-                 formers and audience, was a              strings, his full tone in the
       It's South Africa 1990. Two major events are about to happen: The
                                                                                Both tangos expressed all the                                    fully resolve themselves into            similar triumph. Once again              lower registers and the way
    release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it's Spud Milton's first
                                                                                passion, fun and sadness of                                      rich major tonalities. I found           the heart of the piece is the            in which he allows his cello to
    year at an elite boys only private boarding school. Starring John Cleese
               Premiere Thursday 2 December @ 5:30 and 8pm
                                                                                the dance form.                                                  this to be the most beauti-              slow second movement in                  sing almost of its own accord.
                                                                                    The energetic rhythm                                         ful passage in the concert.              which Brahms’s warmth fills                   The duo were last in Gra-
                                                                                of the concert was demon-                                        That movement gives way to               every note. The third move-              hamstown in February 2008.
                                                                                strated in all the other pieces.                                 the final movement in which              ment is one of the most diffi-           This concert was the culmina-
                                                                                It opened with Beethoven’s                                       Beethoven demonstrates his               cult pieces in the repertoire.           tion of a three-week tour. We
                                                                                Variations on a Theme of                                         mastery of counterpoint and              The piano part is fiendish,              hope they will return to South
                                                                                Handel, Judas Maccabeus, a                                       his deep knowledge of and af-            particularly because of pas-             Africa, and to Grahamstown
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                                                                                    THE final Poetry @ Reddits of 2010 is this Friday, 26th November – and it's your last chance in this momentous year to shine at the Eastern
                       THE INFIDEL (16L)                                            Cape's friendliest and most enjoyable open-floor event. Please come along and share your love of poetry, the spoken word (and perhaps
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Q & A with Poppy Ntshongwana
 Poppy Ntshongwana, one of South Africa's youngest radio personalities, matriculated at the Diocesan School for Girls (DSG). Her
  voice is easily recognisable; she is currently a news reader and co-host on the 5FM Fresh Drive with popular DJ Fresh from 3 to
        6pm in the afternoon. She is also a model, club DJ and an ambassador for popular brands. Grocott’s Mail reporter
                           Olwethu Xabanisa had a one-on-one chat with the beautiful young role model.
Where were you born?                                                                                                                                      How were you involved with school activities
I was born in Mthatha at St. Mary’s Hospital.                                                                                                             and leadership?
                                                                                                                                                          I was involved in a lot of things at school. I was
Tell us about life growing up?                                                                                                                            Head of House, netball captain, head of a DJ
I grew up in Pretoria. I had a great childhood – so                                                                                                       club, head of chamber choir, one of ten pre-
many happy, fun times and memories. Pretoria                                                                                                              fects. I also acted in musicals, sang in normal
was a lovely place to live in.                                                                                                                            choir, played hockey, water polo, netball, athlet-
                                                                                                                                                          ics and tried my hand at guitar for about a year.
What was the motive for attending DSG?
I went to DSG in Grahamstown from Standard                                                                                                                Give a brief description of what you did
Five to Matric. It all came about after my brother                                                                                                        straight after matric and where you did it?
went to the Grahamstown Festival and stayed at                                                                                                            A friend of mine’s (at DSG) father had a private
St. Andrew’s school for it. He then came back to                                                                                                          plane and after exams we were flown to Plet-
Pretoria and told my parents he wanted to go to                                                                                                           tenberg Bay for Matric Rage. Straight after that
school there. My sister, my brother and I all even-                                                                                                       I went to study in Pretoria.
tually ended up there.
                                                                                                                                                        Have you always wanted to move to Johannes-
You must have enjoyed something in the years                                                                                                            burg and do what you are doing?
spent in Grahamstown, what was it?                                                                                                                      I’m originally from Pretoria so I wasn’t always
I loved going to school in Grahamstown! I got to                                                                                                        sold on Jo'burg. I really enjoy it now but Jo'burg
mix with people from all sorts of different back-                                                                                                       was kind of the unknown so I wouldn’t say I ever
grounds – there was also never a dull moment                                                                                                            consciously planned to be here. I always knew
at DSG boarding school. There was always some-                                                                                                          what I wanted to do though and the opportunity
thing to do, I was always busy, having fun and                                                                                                          to work for 5FM was in Jo'burg. I’ve now grown
learning new things. Grahamstown has some of QUEEN OF THE AIR WAVES... Poppy Ntshongwana behind the desk at the 5FM studios in                          to really enjoy living here so it’s turned into a
the best schools in the country and it’s a great Johannesburg. Photo: Supplied                                                                          win/win for me.
place to be as a child or teenager. We were really                Did you ever regret attending to DSG and if so, why?
well looked after as DSG boarders too – it was a powerful and I have never regretted attending DSG for one moment – it was When and how did you get your 5FM job and what else do you
empowering experience.                                            the best place I could have been at and I absolutely loved school. do besides it?
                                                                                                                                     I started out at 5FM in 2005 as a newsreader – my first paying job
Elaborate on your Grahamstown memories?                           Which year did you matriculate?                                    out of university – straight from being a Drive-time news anchor
I fondly remember Wimpy and Dulce cafe... I also remember the 2002.                                                                  at TUKS FM. I’m now a news anchor and contributor on the Fresh
day Grahamstown got its first traffic robot on High Street which                                                                     Drive and I also host my own show weekdays from 3 to 6am. Apart
was a big deal at the time. I remember Derby days with Kings- Mention the teachers that you still remember and what do you from working for 5FM I’m also a Club DJ, I do voice-overs, model-
wood and Victoria Girls schools... I also recall how the Roxbury remember about them?                                                ling and I’m also a Peugeot and Plum shoes ambassador.
cinema at the Spar complex was revamped, which we were all Mrs Hummel – my History teacher – she loved me even though
so excited about. I even remember when Titanic was screened I was a bit of a menace! I was usually such a chatterbox... Mrs How often do you visit Grahamstown?
at the Roxbury and we had an interval in the middle to change Green my Drama teacher, Mr Crampton my English teacher (I At least once a year.
the film reels. Lastly, I remember those crazy College streakers… LOVED English thanks to his great teaching), Mr Perold my Afri-
                                                                  kaans teacher who always drank out of a yellow cup.                What car do you drive and what is your dream one?
Any favourite buildings in Grahamstown?                               I also remember my headmaster Mr Probyn who was an I drive a Peugeot 308GTi – my dream car would be a Peugeot
I love the Cathedral – I loved being there for Easter and Christ- amazing man. I remember Mrs Beer who gave me French classes 308 cc.
mas carols. I also loved the Monument... I have so many happy and finally Mrs Cross who was my house mistress. All the teach-
memories around the Monument – from Festival shows, musi- ers at DSG were wonderful!                                                 Any words of wisdom as a role model?
cals and Sci Fest to prize giving. So many memories!                                                                                 Focus and never stop trying – I assure you someone is watching
                                                                                                                                     you and taking notice of what you’re doing.



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                                                                                                                                                                                CHURCH SERVICES
                                                                                                                                                             ABUNDANT LIFE WORSHIP
                                                                                                                                                             CENTRE (Kuyasa School Hall)
                                                                                                                                                             10.30am morning service
                                                                                                                                                                                                  PEACE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES
                                                                                                                                                                                                  AND PRAISE (Samuel Ntlebi
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hall)
    us on 046 622 7282, by dropping off the information at 40 High Street or emailing community@grocotts.co.za. Please ensure that all information           Pastor NC Julius 079 496 4256        9am: Kidz Church
  reaches us by the Tuesday before publication. Also please note that the inclusion of Forthcoming Attractions is dependent on space. – Susan Powers         AFM OF SA - God’s Glory Assem-       9.30am Intercession
                   List your events for free on the Grocott’s Online events calendar. Visit www.grocotts.co.za now to submit your listing!                   bly (cnr Sani Street and Makana      10am: Sunday Service
                                                                                                                                                             Way, Ext 4) white tent next to       Pastor PP Pango 082 662 9422
                                                                                                                                                             Telkom tower)                        PINKSTER PROTESTANTE KERK
                                                                                                                                                             9am Youth and Sunday School          (Brushwood Farm, indus-
                                                                                   SATURDAY, 27 NOVEMBER                                                     Services                             trial area, behind Grahamstown

       FRIDAY, 26 NOVEMBER
                                                                                                                                                             10am morning service                 Prison)
                                                                                                                                                             Pastor B.L. Kutu                     9am Sondagskool 10am oggen-
                                                                                  READSA WRITERS VISIT GRAHAMSTOWN                                           ASSEMBLY OF GOD                      ddiens 7pm aanddiens
   EXHIBITION                                                                     When 12pm – 1.30pm                                                         (Blackbeard Street)                  Shawn Warren 082 808 6136
   When 26 November to 9 December                                                 Where Hill Street Library Hall                                             10am – erediens, 6nm                 RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF
                                                                                  What Meet 10 acclaimed South African writers from the                      aanddiens                            FRIENDS (QUAKERS)
   Where Albany History Museum, Alumni Gallery                                                                                                               Pastoor B Brown 046 622 4963         622 3382 or 622 3076
   What “After Baines”, MFA Exhibition by John Walters                            ReadSA campaign who will read from their work, sign books                  AGS/AFM EL SHADDAI (Johnny           RIVER OF LIFE (Assembly of
   Who Cath Walters on 083 292 6543                                               and donate copies of their books to schools and libraries.                 Burgess Hall, Middle Terrace Road)   God cnr Hill and Huntley St)
                                                                                  Who Dr Lizzy Attree on 046 603 8406                                        10.30am Morning Service              8.30am MORNING ALIVE
   UHANSIE NOGRIETJIE ERHINI                                                                                                                                 Pastor Pieter Swartz 082 414         ( Worship service & Kidz Church)
   When 11am                                                                      UHANSIE NOGRIETJIE ERHINI                                                  7711                                 10.30am ( Worship service &
   Where Indoor Sports Centre                                                     When 2pm                                                                   Elder: Rolen Kohl 073 453 9934       Kidz Church) 6.30pm (Dynamic
   What Join Ubom! for family entertainment. Proceeds to                          Where Rhodes Main Theatre                                                  Elder: Ronnie Scheepers              evening service)
   Amaphiko Township Dance Project                                                What Tickets cost R10 and R15 for children and adults                      083 610 2926                         Pastor John & Debbie Sloane
                                                                                  respectively.                                                              CATHEDRAL OF ST MICHAEL              046 622 3626
   Who Sarah on s.robeson@ru.ac.za or 046 603 8771                                                                                                           & ST GEORGE (High Street)            ROCK OF AGES CHRISTIAN
                                                                                  (Please see Friday 26 November for further details)                        7.30am: Holy Eucharist (SAPB)        CHURCH INTERNATIONAL
   NOVEMBER LA LECHE LEAGUE MEETING
                                                                                  GRAHAMSTOWN BRUMBIES RUGBY CLUB’S                                          9.30am: Holy Eucharist (AAPB)        Duna Library - Joza
   When 3pm                                                                                                                                                  Preacher: The Revd Noluthando        10am: Sunday Service
   Where The Barn                                                                 PRESENTATION BALL
                                                                                                                                                             Gixana                               Past FW Arendse 072 118 9049
   What Breastfeeding information, help and support for                           When 7pm – 12pm                                                            7pm: Advent Carol Service            SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST
   pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and babies.                                 Where City Hall, High Street                                               CHRIST CHURCH (Speke Street)         CHURCH (next to Pick n Pay)
   Who Victoria on 083 553 7719                                                   What 2010 Prize giving/Awards evening which marks the                      8.30am Holy Eucharist 2nd, 4th       9.30am Sabbath School
                                                                                  10th Anniversary of the Club. Tickets are R70 single and                   Sundays APB 1989, all other          (Saturday)
   JESUS AND ME!                                                                  R130 double, with a three course meal and refreshments.
                                                                                                                                                             Sundays BCP1662                      11am worship service
   When 5.30pm to 7pm                                                                                                                                        CONQUERORS COVENANT                  ST AUGUSTINE’S CHURCH
                                                                                  Who Chesley Daniels on 074 680 1934 or chesley.daniels@                    CHURCH (Nombulelo Hall, Joza)        9.30 am Sunday service
   Where Full Gospel Church, Caldicott Street                                     yahoo.com                                                                  Services every Sunday 10am –         ST BARNABAS (Alicedale)
   What For nine to 13 year old boys and girls.                                                                                                              12pm                                 10am Xhosa service on the 1st,
   Who Marlene Prinsloo on 046 622 5949 or                                                                                                                   Nceba Ngeju 073 653 2655             2nd and 4th Sunday of each
   www.fullgospelgtn.co.za                                                                                                                                   EMMANUEL ASSEMBLY                    month and the English service
                                                                                                                                                             (12 Paton Place, Vergenoeg)          on the 3rd.
   POETRY AT REDDITS
   When 6pm
                                                                                     MONDAY, 29 NOVEMBER                                                     9am Sunday School, 10.30am
                                                                                                                                                             morning service
                                                                                                                                                                                                  J Olckers 042 231 1159 or Rev
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Cynthia Webbstock 046 636
   Where The garden behind Reddits in New Street                                  PRO CARMINE CHOIR                                                          5.30pm evening service               2090
                                                                                                                                                             Rev L Williams 046 622 4388 (H)      ST BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH
   What Enjoyable open-floor event. Please come along and                         When 7.30pm                                                                FRONTIERS CHURCH                     (Market Street)
   share your love of poetry, the spoken word.                                    Where M.G. Richardson Hall, Victoria Girls High School                     INTERNATIONAL                        9am Eucharist with hymns
   Who Harry Owen at heo@hotmail.co.uk                                            What The new Pro Carmine Choir will be presenting a                        (Victoria Primary School,            (APB1989)
                                                                                  programme of Christmas Music, sacred and secular, ancient                  Beaufort Street)                     Fr Eric Kelly 046 622 4552
   OLIVER WITH A TWIST                                                            and modern. Entrance fee is R20. All proceeds to the                       9.30am morning service               ST CLEMENT’S CHURCH
   When 6.30pm                                                                                                                                               Dave Koch 084 470 2095 or            (top end of High Street, next to
                                                                                  Grocott’s Christmas Cheer Fund.                                            046 636 7815                         Railway Station)
   Where Rhodes Theatre                                                                                                                                      FULL GOSPEL CHURCH OF                9am – Holy Eucharist
   What Presented by Oatlands Preparatory School. Tickets                         SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING                                                   GOD (11 Caldecott Street)            ST CYPRIAN’S
   at the school office at a cost of R30 for adults and R15 for                   When 8pm                                                                   9am Morning service and              (Highlands) 10am every second
   scholars. Tickets are limited and booking is essential.                        Where St George’s Hall, High Street                                        9am Promise land (Sunday             Sunday.
   Who Tracy or Rose at 046 622 2935                                              Who Val Hodgson on 046 622 2308                                            School)                              Contact R Wilmont 046 622 8841
                                                                                                                                                             6.30pm evening service               or Rev Cynthina Webbstock 046
                                                                                                                                                             Pastor Neels Prinsloo 046 622        636 2090
                                                                                                                                                             5949                                 ST JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC
                                                                                                                                                             FULL GOSPEL CHURCH OF                CHURCH (Joza)
                                                                                    WEDNESDAY, 1 DECEMBER                                                    GOD (24 P Street)                    Mass: 8am
   SATURDAY, 27 NOVEMBER                                                          CREATIVE WORKSHOPS
                                                                                                                                                             10am Kidz Church
                                                                                                                                                             11am morning service
                                                                                                                                                                                                  ST MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH
                                                                                                                                                                                                  (Albany Road)
                                                                                                                                                             Pastor TP Dube Ngcayisa 082 355      Sunday Mass 10am
   FRIENDS OF FORT ENGLAND STREET COLLECTION                                      When 1 – 14 December at 10am 12pm & 3pm – 5pm                              8860                                 Tuesday service 6pm
   When 8.30am – 1.30pm                                                           (weekdays)                                                                 GRAHAMSTOWN BAPTIST                  ST PATRICK’S CATHOLIC
   Where Pick ‘n Pay                                                              Where Children’s Library, Hill Street                                      CHURCH (Bathurst Street)             CHURCH (47 Hill Street)
                                                                                  What Creative Workshops for young children aged 4 and                      9.30am morning worship and           8.30am Sunday Mass.
   What All funds raised will go towards the Corner House                                                                                                    Sunday School Every 1st Sunday       046 622 2808
   project.                                                                       above. No admission charge. Volunteer helpers welcome.                     Communion                            ST PETER CLAVER’S CATHOLIC
   Who Catherine Letcher on 046 603 2341 or 073 613 9114                          PRAYERS FOR GRAHAMSTOWN                                                    6.30pm evening service every         CHURCH (Raglan Road)
                                                                                                                                                             3rd Sunday Communion                 11am Mass
                                                                                  When 1.15pm – 1.45pm                                                       11.30am Kariega Church 4th           ST PETER’S (Sidbury)
   FARMERS MARKET                                                                 Where Cathedral of St Michael and St George                                Sunday only                          10am Every 1st Sunday.
   When 9am – 1pm                                                                 What Pray for Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa and                  GRAHAMSTOWN CHRISTIAN                R Hart 042 235 1250 or
   Where Old Gaol, Somerset Street                                                the world.                                                                 CENTRE (Lucas Meyer Ave)             Rev Cynthia Webbstock on 046
   What Fresh produce, dairy products, food stalls, pottery,                      Who Richard or Hazel on 046 622 4006                                       9am Sunday worship                   636 2090
   garden- and potted plants, roses and many other stalls.                                                                                                   Pastor D Hagemann 046 622            THE APOSTOLIC FAITH
   Who Lungi on 082 510 4125                                                      CIRCLE DANCING                                                             3309                                 MISSION OF AFRICA
                                                                                  When 7.30pm – 9.30pm                                                       HIS PEOPLE CHRISTIAN                 (Z Street, Joza)
                                                                                                                                                             CHURCH                               10am Sunday School, 11am
   COMMEM CHRISTMAS FAIR                                                          Where Scout Hall, African Street
                                                                                                                                                             9am (Victoria Girls School Hall)     Service
   When 9am – 11am                                                                What Dance to traditional music from all over the world.                   10am (Rhodes Chapel)                 Rev KA Ndaleni
   Where Commem Church Hall, High Street                                          Who Anthea Ribbink at 072 132 2376 or Jeanne Berger at                     6.30pm (VG School Hall)              THE OLD APOSTOLIC CHURCH
   What Baked goods, plants, books, Christmas decorations                         046 622 2588                                                               046 622 3426                         IN ZION OF SA
   and gifts, lucky dips, pancakes and plenty more.                                                                                                          JABEZ HOUSE ASSEMBLY                 (behind Benjamin Mahlasela
                                                                                                                                                             (Sun City community creche)          High School)
   Who Meg Hartzenberg on 046 622 3658
                                                                                      THURSDAY, 2 DECEMBER                                                   10am morning service                 11am Sunday Service, 6pm
   GRAHAMSTOWN FERAL CAT PROJECT BOOK SALE                                                                                                                   6pm evening Service                  Wednesday service
                                                                                                                                                             Pastor T Smit 079 622 9812           Archbishop NT Chrisjan
   When 9am – 12pm                                                                GRAHAMSTOWN CHRISTMAS MARKET /KERSMARK                                     MARIYA uMAMA weTHEMBA                083 363 1073
   Where Outside Wallace’s Pharmacy, Pepper Grove Mall                            When 11am – 7pm                                                            MONASTERY (Highlands Road)           THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST
   What Loads of books and CDs to suit every interest.                            Where NG Kerksaal, Hill Street                                             Holy Cross Benedictine Monks         OF LATTER–DAY SAINTS
   Proceeds will go towards feeding and sterilising homeless                      What Organised by Rapportryers Grahamstad en NG Kerk                       9am Holy Eucharist                   (6 Bennett Street)
   and feral cats of Grahamstown.                                                                                                                            046 622 8111                         9am Sundays 046 622 5705
                                                                                  Albanie.                                                                   METHODIST CHURCH OF SA               TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN
   Who Lorna Grant at L.R.Grant@ru.ac.za                                          Who Annelize on 083 279 7969 or Helena on 082 382 4575                     Commem 9am J Headbush                CHURCH (Hill Street)
                                                                                  ROTARY CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT                                               6.30pm Kingswood                     9.30am Morning Worship and
   GRAHAMSTOWN BAPTIST CHURCH MINI MARKET                                                                                                                    Wesley 9am T Scheepers               Sunday School
   When 9am – 12pm                                                                When 7pm – 8pm                                                             Sole Memorial 10am                   6.30pm Evening Worship
   Where Baptist Church Hall (down the sidewalk next to Cash                      Where Cathedral of St Michael & St George                                  Sunday School Anniversary            Rev Geo Probert 046 622 3812
   Crusaders in Bathurst Street)                                                  What Family service with communal carol singing and                        NEDERDUITSE                          UNION CONGREGATIONAL
   What Come and see what ‘treasures’ you can find on the                         Christmas tree lighting. Proceeds to the Red Cross Children’s              GEREFORMEERDE KERK                   CHURCH (Albany Road)
                                                                                                                                                             (38 Market St)                       9am Sunday School, 10am
   white elephant table, also plants, and second hand toys.                       Crèche, Sun City Feeding Scheme and Nduna Library.
                                                                                                                                                             9vm Erediens, aand                   morning service
                                                                                  Who Lynette Marais on 046 603 1103                                         selgemeentes                         6pm evening service
   CHRISTMAS MARKET                                                               HOSPICE TREE OF LIGHTS                                                     046 622 4598                         WAY OF GOD MINISTRIES
   When 9am – 2pm                                                                 Where Cathedral of St Michael and St George, Church Square                 NEDERDUITSCH HERVORMDE               (Ext 6, next to Joza Indoor
   Where 18 Henry Street                                                          What The switching on of the Hospice Tree of Lights will
                                                                                                                                                             KERK                                 Sports Centre) 10am Sunday
   What Homemade cakes, gifts, crackers, sweets, cards, and                                                                                                  Every Sunday 9am erediens Port       service 6pm evening service
                                                                                  follow the Rotary Carol Service.                                           Alfred 2nd and 4th Sundays           Apostle PS Ngqezana
   much more. Tea and coffee will be on sale.                                     Who You may purchase tokens from Grahamstown Hospice                       11am eredienste Cannon Rocks         084 824 2363
   Who Theresa Dwyer at dwyer.theresa@gmail.com                                   at 15 Milner Street or the Sunflower Shop in Bathurst Street.               Prof John Gericke 046 624 9025
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                                   Is your builder a master builder?
M
             any areas in the Eastern and South Eastern
             Cape are suffering as a result of the recent eco-
             nomic downturn. Building work is less plentiful
                                                                 smoothly.
                                                                     Members of the MBA are listed on its website
                                                                 www.ecmba.org.za. Clients can search for a particular con-
                                                                                                                                          Local companies help Umthathi to grow
and in these circumstances the building industry often           tractor by geographical region, or by specific selection cri-
becomes a target for those wanting to make a “quick              teria. The site provides interested parties with lists of legiti-
                                                                                                                                          Khanyiso TshwaKu                                                  This is the second project that the associated compa-      volved in the project. Rama says that the project will help to
                                                                                                                                                                                                        nies under the MBA banner have undertaken.                     ensure that the unemployed receive training and seedlings
buck”. Unqualified and inexperienced contractors, as             mate building contractors , sub-contractors and suppliers
                                                                                                                                          The Master Builders Association (MBA) has taken the time          The first they undertook was in 2006, where they band-     so that they are able to plant their own food in their gardens
well as new entrants who enter the industry as a result          of good and/or services to the building industry. A number               to give back to the community by rendering services to Umt-   ed together and collected over R50 000 for the Ikhaya Lisizo   in order to sustain themselves.
of retrenchments elsewhere, may promise the earth but            of suppliers of professional services are also listed.                   hathi Training Project, a local community gardening NGO       Safe House, in conjunction with the Vice Chancellors Soccer        Rama further said that the facility will be a multi-pur-
often fail dismally when it comes to delivery, leaving the           The MBA recommends the use of a formal building                      which is moving to Extension 7 in Joza.                       Tournament and donations from the other MBA members.           pose centre that can be used by others such as the SPCA,
consumer with unfinished or unsatisfactory work.                 contract when entering into an agreement with a contrac-                     According to Harry Rama of Grahamstown Glass, the             The three member companies who are involved in the         the Jabez Aids Health Centre and Raphael Centre. “The
     Registered Building Contractors also have an ob-            tor. A variety of standard building contracts suited to any              idea was planted when they were approached by Umthathi        project are assisting in the renovation of four offices and    SPCA will use the project as a mobile clinic and Jabez will
ligation to comply with legislation and a myriad of              project are available directly from the MBA at a nominal                 for assistance. As a member of the MBA, Rama networked        a kitchen.                                                     use the hall as a training centre,” said Rama.
regulations. Ignorance of law in respect of these is no          cost. These contracts ensure that both the client and the                with other MBA members and the idea grew from there.              The renovation will include the building of new facili-        The renovation project began midway in 2010 and is
excuse. The Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) Act,             contractor are legally covered and protected.                                MBA members that are involved in the renovation of        ties such as a training hall, ablution blocks, carports and    currently nearing completion of the urgent phase, which will
Compensation for Occupational Injury and Diseases(COID)          Other recommendations when dealing with a contrac-                       the project are Makana Brick, Pennypinchers and Graham-       a storeroom.                                                   facilitate the move from offices in town to the newly reno-
Act, Housing Consumer Protection Measures Act, Basic             tor include:                                                             stown Glass.                                                      The material was donated by the MBA members in-            vated offices in the township.
Conditions of Employment (BCEA) and Labour Relations             •Provide tenderers with a detailed specification – employ
(LRA) are but a few of the laws that affect employers in the     a professional to assist if necessary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         K R N CARPETS
building industry.                                               •Draw up a safety specification for the contractor to com-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     31 High street
     It is important to ensure that contractors employed         ply with                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Grahamstown
are registered, legitimate and have the necessary skill,         •Obtain quotations from two or three reputable                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6140
experience and qualified staff to undertake the work in          contractors                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tel 087 808 3059
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fax 046-622 9513
order to ensure a high standard of workmanship.                  •Do not necessarily accept the lowest tender – com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Cell 082 780 3629 (Kerin)
     Failure to provide a safe working environment can           pare all aspects of the tender before making a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Carpeting
result in an employer being guilty of culpable homicide          decision.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               • Carpet cleaning
and being sentenced to a prison term. If your contrac-           •Always check the references of the contractor before                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Novilons
tor is not registered correctly and is not complying with        awarding the tender                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Vinyls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • Marleyflex tiles
legislation, you can be deemed to be the employer and            •Always sign a contract
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • Laminated flooring
held responsible.                                                •Read the contract before you sign it                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Floorsanding
     These are not scare tactics but a serious warning from      •Set out the method and timing of progress payments                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Blinds
the Master Builders Association (MBA).                           •Agree in advance how disputes will be handled                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Awnings
     The East Cape Master Builders’ Association (MBA) is an      •Insist on a health and safety plan from the contractor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Security gates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MBA members Harry Rama
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • Burglar bars
independent voluntary organisation that plays a support-         •Avoid paying deposits                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 from Grahamstown Glass,
ive and advisory role to the building industry. Membership       •Keep careful records of all payments                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mark Van Zyl from Makana
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Brick and James Sholto-            Hope to be of service
of the Association is voluntary, however members are re-         •Ensure that all variations are in writing and agree the cost                                                                                                                                                                                                          Douglas from Pennypinchers              to you all
quired to be fully registered with all the relevant statutory    before proceeding                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      are involved in the construc-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        tion of the Umthathi Extension
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Proud to be
bodies and must adhere to the MBA’s code of ethics. This         •Deal with poor workmanship and non-performance in
ensures that only legitimate, qualified contractors are sup-     terms of the contract                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7 Nursery. Photo: Khanyiso       associated with
                                                                                                                                          The building that will house Umthathi Training project's                                                                                                                                      Tshwaku
ported by the MBA.                                                   The MBA provides advice to members on compliance                     Extension 7 Nursery. Photo: Khanyiso Tshwaku                                                                                                                                                                                      the MBA
     The Association is committed to upholding its Code of       with legislation and training of employees to ensure a safe
Ethics which aims to promote skill, integrity and responsi-      working environment.                                                                                                                                                                                                        RALPH LIDDIARD                                 C.M. HEUNIS BUILDING
bility in its members' dealings with clients. Members have           Soon everyone will have to employ responsibly –                                                                                                                                                                                                                         CONTRACTORS BK CC
a responsibility to train and skill workers for the building
industry whenever possible.
                                                                 until then use an MBA member.
                                                                     Call the MBA on 0860 622 622 for advice before
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ELECTRICAL                                          1 Glanville Street, Grahamstown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            P. O. Box 345, Grahamstown, 6140                     Tel: 046 622 2541 Fax: 046 622 6254
     Effective business organisation and administration          tackling your next building project. This includes a list of                                                                                                                                                              Tel: 046 622 3225, Fax: 046 622 4989
are also required to ensure the members' businesses run          contractors by trade e.g. alterations and additions to wa-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         We are proud to be associated
                                                                 terproofing.
                                                                                  Issued by Executive Director, Greg Steele                                                                             Proud to be associated with you                                       We are proud to be                                           with the Master Builders
                                                                                    East Cape Master Builders Association
                                                                                 Tel: (041) 365-1835 Cell: 082-652-3139
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          associated with the MBA                                          Association for 51 years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     PICTURE FRAMING
                                                                                                                                                                                                            We are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            K3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Tel 046 636 1122
                                                                                                                                             THANK YOU
                                                                                                                                            TO ALL OUR                                                                                         R&S                                     WINDSCREENS                                                           Fax 046 636 2805

                                                                                                                                                                                                          proud to be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Cell 083 969 7999
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             PLUMBING                               GRAHAMSTOWN
                                                                                                                                               LOYAL                                                                                                                                                                                                         Email: janpelser@idwalalodge.com


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   GLASS
                                                                    46 Bathurst Street, Grahamstown Tel: 046 636 2127 Fax: 046 636 1825
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SERVICES                                                                                               Building & Civil
                                                                                                                                                                                                          associated
                                                                     HOT CHRISTMAS SPECIALS                                                 CUSTOMERS
                                                                                                                                           FOR ALLOWING                                                                                        8 Howse St,                                                                                           Contractors
                                                                                                                                                                                                           with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      HARRY                   RAMA
                                                                                                                                           US TO BE YOUR 53/55 Bathurst                                                                       Grahamstown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              : 046 622 2748 all hours or 083 442 0120                             Proud MBA member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tel: 046-622 6373
                                                                                                                                               GLASS
                                                                                                                                                                                                             MBA
                                                                                                                                                               Street                                                                                                             7 Cloncore Street, Grahamstown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 all hours                                                                                             since 1981
                                                                                                                                            COMPANY OF     Grahamstown
                                                                                                                                                         Tel: 046 622 2950
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fax: 046-636 1082
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Thank Working
                                                                                                                                               CHOICE                                                      Thank you to all                 Cell: 082 555 9171
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Domestic, commercial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            you     with
                                                                                                                                                                              or 046 622 8700
                                                                                                                                              We are proud                   Fax: 046 622 8764                our loyal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and industrial buildings
                                                                                                                                            to be associated                       Tim:
                                                                                                                                                                                                            customers for                                                 for your MBA
                                                                                                                                                with the
                                                                                                                                                                               082 800 9276
                                                                                                                                                                                                            their support
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and water retaining
                                                                                                                                                                                   Kevin
                                                                   We are proud to be associated with                                       Master Builders                    082 772 0400                  during 2010.                                                 support to uplift                                                        structures.
                                                                    the Master Builders Association                                            Association                                                                                                                                                                                                    NHBRC Registered
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                                                                                                                                        Happy

LONG WAIT... Ingram Reed waited almost fifty years for the return of this spanner, and now finally
he has it. His late cousin, David 'Dikkop' Reed, lent the spanner to a Mr Brown who lives near
Kingswood College in 1961. Mr Brown frequently told Ingram Reed that he would return the
spanner to him because the rightful owner had passed away at the age of 26. Almost unbelievably,
this week Mrs Brown brought the three-quarter inch spanner to a thrilled Reed. Photo: Steven Lang


                                                                   Incorporating:
                                                                   Grahamstown,
                                                                 Alicedale, Riebeeck
                                                                 East & surrounding                       IPC staff at their recent year end function. They are from left: Monika Gaybba, Brian
        EXTERNAL POSITIONS                                           rural areas                          Gaybba, Megan Hazell, Marcelle Human & Alison Grounsell. Photo: Supplied

POST 1:                                              Technologist possession of a government
1 X DEPUTY DIRECTOR:                                 certificate of competency is a requirement.
INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES                              Minimum of 05 years and working for Local
DIRECTORATE:                                         Government would be an added advantage.
TECHNICAL AND INFRASTRUCTURAL                        COMPETENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED: The in-
SERVICES                                             cumbent should have a history displaying good
TASK GRADE:           16                             management skills.
SALARY SCALE: R 284 256 – R 368 988                  KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Responsible                                                                                         IPC recently said
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERI-                    for the management of the Electrical Depart-                                                                               farewell to Alison
                                                                                                                                                                                Grounsell (stand-
ENCE: Minimum Higher National Diploma                ment within the Directorate of Technical and In-
                                                                                                                                                                                ing). Megan Hazell
and registered with the Engineering Council          frastructural Services. Ensuring proper efficient,
                                                                                                                                                                                (sitting) took over
of South Africa. Ideal B.Sc (Civil Engineer-         cost-effective of provision of electricity supply.
                                                                                                                                                                                from Alison as office
ing). Registered as a Professional Engineer is       Ensuring electricity operation and maintenance                                                                             administrator.
desirable.                                           in accordance with                                                                                                         Photo: Supplied
Computer literate. Code 08 Drivers license.          the applicable legislation. The appointed incum-
COMPETENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED: If not                   bent will be responsible for the management of        I have always believed that what you put into charity and society will come back to you.
registered as a Professional Engineer, at least      staff within the Electrical Department. To be         Monika Gaybba, our franchise holder in Grahamstown, and her husband Brian are prime
three years experience in municipal engineering.     able to perform functions independently without
                                                                                                           examples of this. Monika has been privileged to have received continued awards for her
If registered as a Professional Engineer, experi-    supervision. Be able to prepare tender docu-
ence in municipal engineering is desirable. The      ments and adjudication thereof. The incumbent
                                                                                                           work as an Estate Agent.
incumbent should have a history displaying           will be responsible to the Director Technical and         AND IT IS IPC GRAHAMSTOWN'S SIXTH BIRTHDAY – Six very successful years! Well
good management skills.                              Infrastructure and will perform any functions         done Monika! We at Head Office are very proud of you and the fact that you are going from
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage                        assigned to him/her.                                  strength to strength!
the Infrastructural Services Department of the                                                                 Monika and her great office support team have always given quick and professional
Technical & Infrastructural Services Directorate,    BENEFITS: Include 13th cheque, Housing Sub-           service and continue to look for ways to improve and reassess their systems to give the
including civil engineering services. Responsi-      sidy, Medical Aid, Retirement/Pension Fund,           owners of property in Grahamstown the best possible service.
ble to the Director: Technical & Infrastructural     Group Life, and generous leave. Please be ad-             We have had many letters and phone calls from satisfied clients to tell us about Moni-
Services for the proper, efficient and cost-         vised that application for employment should be       ka and her staff’s excellent service – Monika, we thank you for keeping our name so
effective provision, purification and reticulation   completed on the official application form of the
                                                                                                           prominent in Grahamstown! And we are NEVER letting you go!
of water, sewerage and sanitation services, con-     Makana Municipality and therefore Z83 forms
struction and maintenance of building contracts      will not be accepted. No faxed or e-mailed ap-
                                                                                                                                                                               Marion Engelbrecht
awarded by the Council. Track and ensure that        plications will be accepted. All enquiries should                                               Manager: Head Office, Independent Property
the department’s expenditure is within budget.       be directed to the Human Resource Manager and                                                                                      Consultants
Attend to the provision of stores, furnishings
and equipment for the department. Compile
tender documents for the department. Ensure
                                                     application forms are available from the Human
                                                     Resource Section: Telephone no. 046-6036123.
                                                     One application form must be completed for
                                                                                                                                                                            CongratulationsÊ
                                                                                                                                                                                            Ê
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ê
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Gro
                                                                                                                                                                                                                40 High
operation of proper filing system and the archiv-    each vacancy. Application forms must be
ing of documents when necessary. Prepare             accompanied by a Comprehensive Curriculum                                                                                              Ê                         •
and maintain work and maintenance schedules.
Issue orders for outsourced services, goods or
                                                     Vitae, Certified copies of an ID, Drivers License
                                                     (where necessary) and Qualification documents.
                                                                                                                                                                              MonikaÊ GaybbaÊ
materials. Check and certify invoices received       Applications must be posted to the Human                                                                                  andÊ herÊ staffÊ atÊ IPC,Ê            C
for outsourced services, goods or materials.         Resource Manager, P.O Box 176, Grahamstown
Such other relevant and lawful duties as may be      6140. Canvassing of Councillors and Officials
                                                                                                                                                                             Grahamstown,Ê onÊ theirÊ Ê            on
                                                                                                                                                                                 6thÊ anniversary!Ê
required.                                            will automatically disqualify any applicants.
                                                     Makana Municipality is an Employment Equity,                                                                                          Ê                    6th ye
POST 2:                                              Affirmative Action Employer. If the candidate                                                                            WhatÊ anÊ honourÊ toÊ beÊ
1 X PROFESSIONAL ELECTRICAL                          has not been contacted within a month after the                                                                        associatedÊ withÊ suchÊ aÊ topÊ
ENGINEER                                             closing date he/she must accept that his/her ap-
                                                     plication was unsuccessful. No application will
                                                                                                                                                                              performingÊ franchise!Ê
DIRECTORATE:
TECHNICAL AND INFRASTRUCTURAL                        be considered after the closing date.                                                                                                   Ê
SERVICES                                                                                                                                                                     WishingÊ youÊ allÊ theÊ best,Ê Ê
TASK GRADE: HIGHLY NEGOTIABLE                        CLOSING DATE: 10 DECEMBER 2010                                                                                              IPCÊ HeadÊ officeÊ Ê
PERIOD: 5 YEAR FIXED TERM CON-
TRACT
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERI-                    ________________
ENCE: B.Sc (Electrical Engineering) or B.            N. BAART
Tech (Electrical Engineering) must be eligible       MUNICIPAL MANAGER
to be registered as a Professional Engineer/
Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010
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 6th Anniversary IPC
We in Grahamstown are fortunate for the property market is doing better here than in
most other places in the country. Moreover, house prices have risen. In Grahamstown
West the average home is now above R1 100 000. Below the R1 500 000 bracket the
amount of properties available for sale is limited and there is a high demand for them.
Though buyers are much more cautious when purchasing a home, the purchase of
property as an income-delivering investment continues to do well. Most of the new de-
velopments have been selling quickly indicating confidence in the local market. Valu-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Monika
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gaybba,
ators from Standard Bank, FNB and Mr Winston Ridden from the GBS have recently                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Megan Hazell
mentioned that the recession appears to have bypassed Grahamstown.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and Alison
    IPC Grahamstown offers a comprehensive, personalised service to all property in-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Grounsell
vestors and owners. Monika is passionate about the value of investing in property and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       celebrated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the opening
so many of her clients have done exceptionally well with such investments. She and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            of the FIFA
her husband have themselves invested heavily in property which enables her to give                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          World Cup
service from experience.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    by showing
    After six years, we are having to say good-bye to a much loved and valued staff                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         support for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            their country.
member Alison Grounsell, Monika’s PA who is relocating to Port Elizabeth. But we are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photo:
lucky to have secured the services of Marcelle Human whose ready smile and many                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Supplied
skills have already impressed clients. The other staff member in the office is Megan
Hazell who knows Grahamstown well, is our computer boffin and who thinks outside
the box.
    Then, of course, there is the boiler-room boy who does our data capturing and the
many background tasks essential to the smooth running of the business: Monika’s
husband, Brian. All our staff complement each other and strive to serve clients as a
happy team.
                                                                      IPC Grahamstown




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Friends and family of IPC Grahamstown celebrating the opening of the FIFA Soccer World
                                 Monika Gaybba and Megan Hazell at the recent IPC awards                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cup. Photo: Supplied
                                 evening. Photo: Supplied




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nedbank Grahamstown would
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          like to congratulate IPC for six
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              years of service excellence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Signage Printing Clothing Blinds                                                    in Grahamstown.
Monika Gaybba recently re-
ceived top individual in turn-
                                      Congratulations on your                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Canvas, Photo Printing & Framing
over in franchises/branch,                6th anniversary.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Congratulations Monica & Staff.
2nd position in franchises/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nedbank
branch of the year and 2nd           Best wishes for the future!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              All the best for the future.                                  Grahamstown
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     Chris Armitage                                                                                                                                                                                 experience in the
      084 444 7884                                               81 CHURCH SQUARE TEL. 046 622 4134                                                                                                  Grahamstown
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  SOMERSET HEIGHTS - R1 450 000                        SOMERSET HEIGHTS - R1 300 000                                   SUNNYSIDE - R1 650 000                                         SUNNYSIDE - R1 250 000




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  large treed garden. Indoor/                           with pool. Granny flat in
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      CENTRAL - R2 200 000                                     CENTRAL - R2 200 000
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                                                                                                              4 bedroomed house close to Rhodes with                          Apartment in secure complex. Ideal starter
                                                                                                                        good rental return.                                      home for young couple or students.


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 10 Somerset Street                                 8 Somerset Street
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ACROSS THE ROAD FROM           CHARACTER FILLED HOME -                EXQUISITE VICTORIAN VILLA              PROFIT BY BUYING THIS HOME.            A LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE                  10 BEDROOMS: 5 Bedroom unit
KINGSWOOD. Quiet lane,         ideal for entertaining. Sunny patio,   Tastefully modernised for the family   4 Bedroom home with flat & off-         - IDEAL LOCK-UP & GO in quiet               3 Bedroom unit &
home with much potential.      pool & eco-friendly.                   who enjoy space & lifestyle.           street parking.                        cul-de-sac. Townhouse with 3                2 Bedroom flat.
LOOK NO FURTHER                OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS                     YOU’LL LOVE IT                         UNBEATABLE                             bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, study &              Ideal location. CALL TODAY
R995 000                       R2 300 000                             R4 790 000                             R799 000                               MORE. R1 650 000                            R3 564 000

     CENTRAL                          WESTHILL                         OATLANDS NORTH                             SUNNYSIDE                                  CENTRAL                             SOLE MANDATE

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                                                                        4 Double Bedrooms, all                                                                                                      OF STYLE
                                                                       en-suite. Appealing open
                                                                              plan living.                                                                                                      Attention to detail.
OWN A PIECE OF THE HIS-        LARGE EXECUTIVE HOME with                  Spectacular views.                 BUILD IT AS YOU WANT IT. A             ON RHODES’ DOORSTEP. 2                         Ideal for the
TORY OF GRAHAMSTOWN            modernised, farm-style kitchen                                                clean slat for a beautiful home with   Bedroom units. Secure parking.
opposite Rhodes. Ideal
                                                                          Ready to move into                 a picturesque outlook.                                                                 entertainer.
                               & living areas designed with the                                                                                     Ideal investment. Rental of R6 060/
LOCK-UP & GO                                                                  early 2011
R2 200 000
                               entertainer in mind. SUPER BUY
                               R3 650 000                                     R1 595 000
                                                                                                             ENDLESS POSSIBLITY
                                                                                                             ONLY R295 000
                                                                                                                                                    month. NO TRANSFER DUTY
                                                                                                                                                    R897 500.                                          POA
     WE ARE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL REFERRAL NETWORK. CONTACT US IF YOU ARE MOVING OUT OF TOWN.
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                                                                                                                                           HOMEFINDER

Frontier
web: www.remax.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                22 African Street
                                                                                                                                                                    P.O. Box 7090, Grahamstown North, 6148
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Broker/Owner
email: property@remaxfrontier.co.za                                                                                                                                            Tel: 046 622 6061                                                                                        David
                                                                                                                                                                               Fax: 046 622 3741                                                                                     Rodgerson




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gail Shanley 083 307 0852

  RE/MAX GRAHAMSTOWN AGENTS TAKE IT TO THE MAX
           Jean Rodgerson, 1st position earnings                                                                               Alexis Bowker, 5th position earnings                                                   Dave Mullins, Rookie of the year 2010
                                                                                                                                    and 5th position units sold                                                                   and Initiative
                  and 2nd for units sold




                                                                                                                                  From left: Arthur Lees-Rolf (owner/broker), Alexis Bowker                          From left: Arthur Lees-Rolf (owner/broker), Dave Mullins (Farming
      From left: Arthur Lees-Rolf (owner/broker), Jean Rodgerson (Re/Max Manageress/Sales                                  (Sales Associate), Dave Rodgerson (owner/broker), Liesel Greyvenstein                     Associate), Dave Rodgerson (owner/broker), Liesel Greyvenstein
     Associate), Dave Rodgerson (owner/broker), Liesel Greyvenstein (Greyvenstein attorneys)                                                       (Greyvenstein Attorneys)                                                               (Greyvenstein Attorneys)



    Institute of Estate Agents Award                                                        RE/MAX AWARDS PRIZE WINNERS                                                                                                             SUNNYSIDE                                         R1 200 000




                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SHOW HOUSE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SAT 27 NOV 10AM - 12PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         STUNNING CHARACTER HOME: situated in a tranquil environment, spacious
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         living, 3 bedrooms, large lounge with fireplace, 2 bathrooms. Open plan dining /
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         kitchen area with newly renovated kitchen. Large secluded garden area and flat.
 Jean Rodgerson, 1st Country Agent of the year 2010,                                                                                                                                                                     WEBREF: 300309758
 1st Earning units, 1st Development and Plots, Eastern
 Cape, Earnings, 2nd Developments and Plots, Eastern                                                                                                                                                                                                DEE 079 778 4661
                    Cape, Units sold.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   KINGSWOOD                                       R2 950 000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          NEW RELEASE                                                     SOLE MANDATE
                 CAROLS BY
                CANDLELIGHT
              VENUE: Kingswood Pre-Primary
              WHEN: Sunday 05 December 2010                                                                                                                                                                             SHOW HOUSE
                          TIME: 4pm                                                                                                                                                                                     THURS 2 DEC 10AM - 12PM
                                                                                           Back row from left: Arthur Lees-Rolf (owner/broker), Colette Ridgeway
                        R15 per child                                                                                                                                                                                    Option 1: THE CHARM AND CHARACTER OF THATCH. This
                                                                                            (Initiative), Jean Rodgerson (1st position earnings, 2nd position units                                                      exceptional property has a stunning double storey family home with open plan living lead-
                Father Christmas will be there –
                                                                                            sold), Alexis Bowker (5th position earnings, 5th position units sold &                                                       ing onto a wooden deck overlooking the sparkling swimming pool. 4 bedrooms, main en
               Sweets for kids. Boerewors rolls &                                                                                                                                                                        suite, huge games room, double automated garage. A 5 minute walk from Kingswood Col-
                                                                                           passion), Gwyneth Trafford (Passion), Dave Rodgerson (owner/broker).                                                          lege. Option 2: Adjoining the above property is a 613sqm plot which can be purchased
                 refreshments will be on sale.
                  Proceeds go to Reach For A Dream                                          Front: Charmaine van Staden (Branding) and Dave Mullins (Rookie of                                                           with the house or independently of the house. Price R450 000.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         WEBREF: 300324953
                     Tickets available at RE/MAX.                                                                 the year 2010 and initiative)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DEE 079 778 4661
 THE RIGHT ADDRESS                 R1 065 000                                                  R2 550 000                  CRADOCK HEIGHTS                  R275 000                     CRADOCK HEIGHTS               R966 000                     BUSHMAN SANDS                          R1 400 000
                                SOLE MANDATE                                                SOLE MANDATE                                                   SOLE MANDATE                      NEW RELEASE            DUAL MANDATE                                                        SOLE MANDATE




FACE BRICK FAMILY HOME and bachelor flat -            PRESTIGIOUS HOME - EXCELLENT LOCATION                                 Lovely flat plot for sale measuring 760sqm. Fenced             Newly built 3 bedroom home with double                    MAGNIFICENT HOME within Golf Estate. Ideal
no frills, simply a good buy. 3 bedrooms, study, 1   with picture book views. Brand new property which offers              on 3 sides and beautiful views. Established lawn and                                                                    retreat for Golf and Game enthusiast. Offers
                                                     stylish living. 3 bedrooms all en-suite, large open plan living,
                                                                                                                                                                                         internal access garaging. Beautiful views. Add
bathroom, separate WC. Open plan kitchen and                                                                               shade trees.                                                                                                            considered.
diningroom and single garage.                        magnificent kitchen and separate pantry, 2nd lounge, wired                                                                           your own finishing touches to the garden. Very
                                                     for surround sound. DO NOT LOSE OUT - CALL TODAY.                                                                                   good value.
                                                     WEBREF: 300325786                                                                                                                   WEBREF: 300321091
WEBREF: 300239306                                                                                                          WEBREF: 300318744                                                                                                       WEBREF: 300268394
            JEAN 082 772 0396                                      JEAN 082 772 0396                                                 ALEXIS 083 461 5572                                              ALEXIS 083 461 5572                                       ALEXIS 083 461 5572
BUSHMAN SANDS                       R120 000           NEAR METRO                             R2 390 000                       CENTRAL                      R1 750 000                          CENTRAL                R495 000                          RENTAL                            DIVISION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DIGS LIST
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               AVAILABLE FOR 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        HENRY STREET - 7 Man digs available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 December
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   KINGS TERRACE – NEW DEVELOPMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Perfect Student Accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4 Bedroom townhouses.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    All bedrooms have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   en-suite bathrooms.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               BRIAR ROSE - FAMILY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3 bedroom flats at R7 500pm, Main en-suite with
BE QUICK - urgent sale required, 623sqm stand on     INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSE in very tidy                                                                                                                                                               dressing room. Appliance in kitchen. Stainless
picturesque golf estate. 100km from PE, 52km from
                                                                                                                           Top quality finishes throughout, 3 bedrooms, open              5 x 2 bedroom brand new flats.                             Streel dual gas hob/oven, refrigerator, deepfreeze,
                                                     condition, situated in good area near Metro                           plan living area and kitchen, under floor heating.
Grahamstown. Take advantage of the economic                                                                                Double doors out to patio. Also included, washing
                                                                                                                                                                                         Close to everything.                                                   dishwasher, tumble dryer,
                                                     Cash & Carry. 940sqm with separate 40sqm                                                                                                                                                      underfloor heating in kitchen and lounge,
situation.                                                                                                                 machine, tumble dryer, fridge, oven and hob.                  Call me for more information.                                under building parking, lift and stair
                                                     office space. Brick & Iron construction.                                                                                                                                                           access, electric fence and CCTV
WEBREF: 300316053                                    WEBREF:                                                               WEBREF 300325741
          ALEXIS 083 461 5572                                     ALEXIS 083 461 5572                                                  DEE 079 778 4661                                               PAMELA 072 458 9255                                 CHARMAINE 079 491 8355
                                                                                                                                                                                  Dave Mullins                         Pamela                                  Dee                            Charmaine
                                Jean Rodgerson            Alexis Bowker                                                                   Meyrick Bowker
                                                                                                   Leon Kruger                                                                                                         Zondani                                 Sales                           van Staden
                                 Sales Associate                                                                                            Farming                                  Auctioneer
                                                           Sales Associate                           Farming & Lifestyle                                                                                                 Sales                               Associate                          Rental
                                  Manageress                                                                                                 Associate                            Farming Associate
                                                                                                      Associate                                                                                                        Associate                                                                 Associate
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                                                                        “Artfully uniting extraordinary properties with extraordinary lives”
                                WESTHILL - R 1 995 000
                                                                                                          NEW DEVELOPMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                  CENTRAL - R350 000 + R380 000
                                                                    Web Ref No: 0000 633 312                                                                                                        Web Ref No: 0000 433 078

                                                                                                                KINGSWOOD MEWS FROM R465 000
                                                                                                                       SOLE MANDATE


    Sole Mandate                                                                                                                                                                  Sole Mandate
    Digs investment. 6 Bedrooms,                                                                                                                                                  INVESTORS
    2 Bathrooms. Double Carport.                                                                                                                                                  A great opportunity to enter the
                                                                                                                                                                                  market. Centrally situated bedsitter
    Off-street Parking. Flat for extra                                                                                                                                            close to all amenities. Tenanted until
    income. Leases in place for 2011.                                                                                                                                             Nov 2010.
    A must view.
    CRADOCK HEIGHTS - R1 395 000 OATLANDS - R1 550 000                                                                                                                            SUNNYSIDE - R499 000
                                                                   Web Ref No: 0000 479 864      This fantastic investment opportunity                                                              Web Ref No: 0000 479 864
                                                                                                 offers you everything! The layout and
                                                                                                 security arrangements all indicate
                                                                                                 that a great deal of thought has gone
                                                                                                 into the design! It offers comfortable
                                                                                                 living in a secure development!

                                                                                                 Kingswood Mews is accessed from
    Sole Mandate                                                                                 Roberts Street and has Caldecott
    VIEWS, VIEWS, VIEWS                           NEW RELEASE                                    Street on its northern boundary                                                  A two bedroom flat under R500 000. Like
                                                  A 3-bedroom townhouse in beautiful Oatlands.
    Low maintenance family home, open                                                                                                                                             hen’s teeth. This upstairs flat is centrally situ-
                                                  Lovely open plan kitchen and living area.      Please visit our website at                                                      ated in Market Street. Don’t miss out on this
    plan living area. 3 bedrooms,                 Ideal lock up and go. Close to Kingswood, St   www.kingswoodmews.co.za
                                                  Andrew’s and Graeme College.                                                                                                    opportunity to get into the property market.
    2 bathrooms and a double garage.
    KINGSWOOD PLOT - R305 000                     SUNNYSIDE PLOT - R305 000                      SUNNYSIDE - R1 650 000                                  PLOT AND PLAN            CENTRAL - R755 000
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Web Ref No: 0000 636 579

                                                                                                                                                 In the Joza Extension
                                                                                                                                                         4 area
                                                                                                                                                  For only R404 000
                                                   Sole Mandate                                                                                        Please call
    • Fenced on 3 sides                           A GEM OF A FIND                                Ideal lock-up-and-go executive home! It                                          New 2 bedroom unit at Aries Nest.
    • 1 060m²                                     Stunning, 601m², flat stand in a quiet part     must be seen to be appreciated. Private,             Mzoli Luzipo                Close to all amenities. Excellent rental
                                                  of Sunnyside. It is filled with fruit trees     pristine, paradise.                                                              return. Partially furnished. Don’t miss
    • Beautiful view                              and has a small dwelling on it.                                                                    078 527 5465                 out.
    • Contact us now
                                                                                 Peppergrove Mall, African Street, Grahamstown. Tel: 046 636 1388 office@sirg.co.za
                                                                                                                          www.sirg.co.za
     Joy Miles   Marinda van Achterbergh Heather Rader     Ashlea Brunette                                                                                                          Jillian Tyson      Steve Birt     Mzoli Luzipo
084 320 9238         082 598 7776       071 445 7937        082 826 3409                                 Each Office is Independently Owned and Operated                            083 282 4019 083 656 8810 078 527 5465




Tornado beauty show to go ahead
PATRICK ANDREWS                              She said she had heard               and was informed that she              cided to march to the council so
                                         from a resident, Alwyn Bou-              would not be able to use the hall      as to petition them to reconsider                         propshop@telkomsa.net


W
         ard 11 residents who            wer that he would use the hall           on the same day as Bouwer.             the decision,” she said.
         marched to the Maka-            on the same day in which the                  “I held a meeting with resi-          The placard-waving resi-          +28a Hill Street (Cnr Hill & Beaufort St)
         na Municipality offices         beauty show is scheduled. She            dents in my ward to inform them        dents tried to hand a petition
                                                                                                                                                                g 046 636 1174 • Fax: 046 636 1186
last week got some joy after             then contacted Makana’s ad-              of the municipality’s decision to      over to Mager but he refused to
Mayor, Vumile Lwana decided              ministration manager, Etienne            cancel our booking without any         accept it and later invited May                 Jeff 082 940 1418
to make the Recreation Hall              Mager for clarity on the issue           reason, and the residents de-          to his office.
available for a Mr and Ms Tor-                                                                                                                               Spring Street 1 bedroom flat             R2 200/m
nado beauty show. The show is
aimed at raising funds for vic-                 ANDREA GINN PROPERTIES                                                                                       Aries Nest 2 bedroom flat in secure complex
                                                                                                                                                                                                      R5 000/m
tims of the tornado that struck
the area in 2008.                                  SILVER OAKS                              WESTHILL                            KOTA INTEN                   Shepperson Lane 3 bedroom house R5 000/m
    Ward 11 councillor, Lena                         R596 000                                 POA                                R520 000
May has confirmed that the                                                                                                                                   Kings Manor 3 bedroom unit (with deck, braai area,
show will go on following a dis-                                                                                                                             & garage)                                R7 000/m
pute between council and the                                                                                                                                 King’s Terrace Upmarket 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom
residents about the availability                                                                                                                             units in secure complex                  R10 000/m
of the hall. The dispute arose
after she was told that the hall
                                                                                                                                                             Bella Vista Large 1 bedroom flat (incl. w&e)
would be unavailable for the                                                                                                                                 (4km from town)                          R3 500/m
show even though she had                   Large one-bedroom flat on the          Restore this Grand old Lady to her   2 bedroom flat on ground floor,
                                           middle floor.                          former glory!                        off-street parking.
booked it three months ago.
    The residents marched
to the City Hall last Friday to               CRADOCK HEIGHTS                     PLOTS:                                  OATLANDS NORTH                      2011 DIGSLIST AVAILABLE
hand over a petition requesting                                                   Fort England         R250 000                                                E-mail us, ring us, or come see us at our office
the municipality to reconsider
                                                  R966 000                        Sunnyside            R280 000              R1995 000
its decision and make the hall                                                    King’s Heights       R280 000
available.                                                                        King’s Heights       R300 000


                                                                                                                                                                      Visit
    “The show which is to be                                                      Cradock Heights      R315 000
held next Friday [26 Novem-
ber] is meant to raise funds to                                                   BUSINESSES:
repair six houses damaged by                                                      Tribes Takeaways R140 000
the 2008 tornado. The roofs of
the houses urgently need to
be repaired as they have big
holes,” said May.
                                           BUY/LET
                                           Modern, open-plan split-level home.
                                           (3 beds, 2.5 baths)
                                                                                  Grahamstown Accommodation
                                                                                                   R160 000
                                                                                                                       Modern, spacious family home with 2
                                                                                                                       flats. Close to schools.
                                           TO VIEW PHONE: Marion Hendry 083 244 6409/Janet Wilson 083 654 6114/Andrea Ginn 079 284 6265
                                                                                                                                                                www.grocotts.co.za
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                                                                                                                                                  Homefinder

            GRAHAMSTOWN
            OFFICE          046 622 2778
            FAX             046 622 7877
            EMAIL           grahamstown@pamgolding.co.za




                                                                                                                                PROFILING OUR AGENTS
CENTRAL                                        R695 000                                                                                                                                                                                                       OATLANDS NORTH                                R1.5 MILLION



                                                                                                                                ABIGAIL WHITE: RESIDENTIAL AGENT – BEDFORD
                                                                                                                                After 14 years of living, working and travelling abroad,
                                                                                                                                Abigail has recently returned to South Africa. She studied
                                                                                                                                interior design and worked on projects in Moscow,
                                                                                                                                Shanghai, Antwerp, London and Denmark before buying
Bedrooms 2 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1036769                                                                     and renovating a derelict but desirable Victorian house in                                                                    Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 2 | Garage 1 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1034307

APARTMENT LIVING
Ideal student accommodation, these
                                                                                                                                Bedford. Abigail looks forward to providing superb service                                                                    SPOTLIGHT ON VALUE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              This low maintenance family home
two-bedroom units are secure and
centrally situated. This fantastic investment
                                                                                                                                to buyers and sellers in this vibrant little village.                                                                         offers everything from A to Z, including a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              swimming pool. Situated in a warm, friendly
opportunity is a must-see.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    neighbourhood close to Graeme College.
Adéle Barnard 084 509 3889                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Adéle Barnard 084 509 3889

SUNNYSIDE                                      R275 000            CLAIRE VALLEY                             R545 000           RIEBEECK EAST                                  R495 000         KINGSWOOD EXTENSION                        R450 000           OATLANDS NORTH                                        R875 000




Bedrooms 0 | Bathrooms 0 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1035886       Bedrooms 2 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1025842   Bedrooms 0 | Bathrooms 0 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1035316     Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1036670   Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 1 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1027597

VACANT ERF                                                        ADD YOUR OWN TOUCHES                                          LARGE PLOT                                                      FITZROY EXTENSION                                             MILES STREET
Looking to get a foot in the property                             This is the ideal starter home. Situated in a                 Claim your piece of paradise – a large                          This neat face brick home in a new suburb                     With a bit of cosmetic work, this could be a
market? Start with this vacant 694m²                              quiet street, this cottage has huge potential                 42 827m2 corner plot with beautiful views,                      off Fitzroy Street offers the first-time buyer a               lovely home. It is well built and spacious with
erf and build your dream home to your                             and the flat can be rented out to subsidise                    tucked away in this peaceful rural hamlet                       brilliant opportunity to break into the market.               a large garden and bachelor flat.
own specifications later.                                          your bond.                                                    just 40km from Grahamstown.
Adéle Barnard 084 509 3889                                        Adéle Barnard 084 509 3889                                    Cary Clark 074 618 8747                                         Kim Webber 082 523 8277                                       Kim Webber 082 523 8277

CENTRAL                                         R897 500           RHINI                                      R245 000          WESTHILL                                 R2.7 MILLION           OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN                       R4.6 MILLION          CENTRAL                                               R475 000




Bedrooms 2 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1027569       Bedrooms 2 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1033013   Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 2 | Garage 1 |   WEB ACCESS 1GC1022819   Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 3 | Garage 2 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1002195   Bedrooms 1 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1030157

ALLEN PLACE                                                       EXTENSION 9                                                   PRICE REDUCTION                                                 COUNTRY LIVING                                                3rd ON MILNER
Closer to campus you cannot get. These                            Major renovation work is about to begin.                      Within walking distance of Rhodes, DSG,                         This large family home with sweeping views                    Only one left. This brand new bachelor
apartments offer an ideal investment                              This is what the end result will be – enjoy                   St Andrew’s College and Prep, this family                       over Grahamstown has a rambling one-                          flat will have security, luxury finishes and
opportunity for the serious investor who                          a modern indoor bathroom and hot water                        home on a double plot includes a two-                           hectare garden with lovely swimming pool                      a fitted kitchen with a stove, fridge and
wants position and superior workmanship.                          on tap.                                                       bedroom garden cottage.                                         and a small dam. Only five minutes from town.                  washing machine.
Kim Webber 082 523 8277                                           Kim Webber 082 523 8277                                       Debi Brody 083 656 4697                                         Debi Brody 083 656 4697                                       Debi Brody 083 656 4697

OATLANDS                                R1.55 MILLION              SUNNYSIDE                         R1.45 MILLION              ARIES NEST DEVELOPMENT                          R742 000        OATLANDS                         R1.695 MILLION               ALMOST SOLD OUT




Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 2 | Garage 1 |   WEB ACCESS 1GC1034429     Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1025535   Bedrooms2 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1022823      Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 2 | Garage 1 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1032564   Bedrooms 2 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 |    WEB ACCESS 1GC1019546

RARE OPPORTUNITY                                                  CUTE COTTAGE                                                  BRILLIANT INVESTMENT                                            HOME ON LARGE GROUNDS                                         WORCESTER PLACE
This three-bedroom townhouse in leafy                             This home simply oozes character and charm.                   This two-bedroom apartment is in a brand                        This home is well positioned in a quiet area                  An excellent lock-up-and-go property
Oatlands Road could be your comfortable                           It is tastefully renovated with beautiful                     new complex within walking distance of                          close to St Andrew’s College. It is ideal for                 investment – these apartments are ideally
Grahamstown base during term-time when                            wooden floors and an open-plan kitchen and                     Rhodes University. It offers an excellent                       the growing family, with a modern revamped                    located close to the Highlander and
the kids are at school.                                           dining area – ideal for family meals.                         return for investors.                                           kitchen and large grounds.                                    St Andrew’s College.
Daphné Timm 082 809 4283                                          Daphné Timm 082 809 4283                                      Daphné Timm 082 809 4283                                        Daphné Timm 082 809 4283                                      Daphné Timm 082 809 4283

RENTAL                                                                                                                                                                                                Adrian Frost 083 556 7481 | Roxy Pugh 079 066 3716
HOUSES:                                                                    FLATS:                                                                   ROOMS:                                                                 AVAILABLE 2011:
3 bedrooms                                                      R6 500     2 bedrooms                                                R5 000         1 bedroom                                                 R1 870       1 bedroom flat                                  R2 300 – R2 500
3 bedrooms                                                      R6 800                                                                              1 bedroom                                                 R2 500       5 bedrooms                                              R9 000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           5 bedrooms                                             R10 000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           5 bedrooms                                             R10 720             SUPERBRANDS IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK.




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        1. PERSONAL                        In Memoriam                      COMMEM CHURCH                                                                   Gardening                              SPCA
                                                                                                                                                                                           Tel: 046 622 3233, 072 191 2173
                                                                             CHRISTMAS FAIR                                                                                                   Emergency: 079 037 3466
             Death                       MHLWATIKA                          27 November 2010 at 9am
                                                                                   at Church Hall
                                                                                                                                                  GRASS CUTTING. Once-off
                                                                                                                                                  cleanups. Refuse removal,
                                                                                                                                                                                      ANIMALS FOUND
                                                                                                                                                                                      • X Breed, long body, short legs black,
                                       LETITIA MAZIWE                         Come and do your early                                              Tree felling. Water tank            white and tan, in good condition.
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Black and tan X breed found Port
      GREGG COETZEE                         (TUTU)                           Christmas shopping while                                             installations, painting, general    Alfred road near the spring.
     sadly passed away the                                                     enjoying a cup of tea                                              maintenance. 082 696 6831/          • Afrikanus brown and white found High
      morning of the 20th                2007-11-24                                                                                               071 897 6569.                       Street.
                                      In loving memory of our dear                                                                                                                    DOGS AND CATS UP FOR ADOPTION
   November. Gregg will be
   greatly missed as he left
                                        mother, grandmother and           THE RAPHAEL CENTRE (11
                                                                          Donkin Street, Grahamstown)
                                                                                                              Classic Blinds                        Miscellaneous Sales
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Black medium sized X breed, spayed,
                                                                                                                                                                                      will make a good companion.
                                      great grandmother. It’s been                                           7 Beadle Street, Grahamstown                                             • Medium size black, with a white spot on
    something special in all                                              would welcome donations of
                                      three years since you left us,                                         083 468 0887 046 622 3553                                                the chest found and never claimed.
        our hearts. His                                                   wool and knitting needles for                                           4 City Golf wheels & tyres as       • Very sweet JR X, will make a loving
                                        your memory still lives on.                                          Office Hours After Hours
  enthusiasm to always lend                                               use by our support group for                                            new (whole wheels rims, etc).       pet, he is our “Oscar” dog and for the
                                         We miss you Mamgwevu                                                                                                                         right owner, he comes with several gifts,
    a helping hand and his                                                people living with HIV/Aids            For Professional and             R800 for all. Phone 046 622
                                             From your family.                                                                                                                        food, collar, toys and lead.
    persistent manner with                                                                                        Affordable Blinds               6746.                               • Very smart short legged JR, long tail,
   which he lived will always                                               3. SALES AND SERVICE             Venetian Blinds / Vertical Blinds    ALNET shadecloth 55% black.         very very sweet, will make a devoted
  be remembered. It is with
  great sadness that we say
                                        2. ANOUNCEMENTS                                                      Grass & Bamboo Blinds
                                                                                                             Repairs to Blinds
                                                                                                                                                  Four 50m rools at R2 200 each.
                                                                                                                                                                                      family pet.
                                                                                                                                                                                      • White medium sized male JR X white

        goodbye to our                                                       Books & Stationery              We render services in and
                                                                                                                                                  Contact 046 622 4077 or 083         with brown and black spots.

                                                Notices                                                                                           287 2190 or purdey@isat.co.za       • Small delightful black dog young and
   beloved family member.                                                                                    around Grahamstown/Port                                                  handsome.
                                                                                                             Alfred/Kenton-on-Sea etc
     May you rest in peace.
                                    AA PROTEA GROUP. Antic Hall,
                                                                           MARANATHA                         For free quotations contact Bennie   CONTAINER sheets - Solid
                                                                                                                                                                                      • 5 x bred puppies, the mother a pretty
                                                                                                                                                                                      tan dog, the puppies all colours including
                                                                           Booksellers & Stationers                                               2.2mX2m - DIY: Wendy House/         one that looks like a little fluffy bear.
                                    7.30pm Monday nights. 22 Albany
   Sincere condolences to                                                         37 High Street                                                                                      • Several adult cats including 2 neutered
                                    Road, next to New Apostolic Church.
                                                                                  Grahamstown
                                                                                                                                                  Store Room/Spaza Shop/Ga-           males and 1 spayed female all shapes
    the Coetzee family. We          Cell: John 071 984 1379. Wilfred
                                                                              Tele/fax: 046 622 8029                                              rages/Horse Stables/Rooms.          and sizes and colours and are definitely
   pray that God will guide         073 292 6057 and Antony 082                                                                                                                       home loving cats, house trained.
                                                                                                                                                  To view - 071 922 1227.
     them and give them             682 1234. If anyone, anywhere
  strength through this time        reaches out for help we want the         SUPPLIERS OF:                                                                                            Thank you to the following for the
                                                                                                                                                                                      donations of dog and cat food: A McKay
            of grief                hand of the AA to be there.                    Textbooks                                                       Miscellaneous Wanted               and A Peard, N van Rensburg, John
   With lots of love from the                                                      Stationery                                                                                         Stewart - clothing, Rhodes University
                                                                                                                                       &
   Hempel and McCallum               ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING                                                                                       CARAVAN wanted. Paul 076            for the lovely blankets and buckets, all
                                                                              & Cleaning Material.                                  Cleaning                                          very much appreciated.
           families.                 of the G & D.W.M.A “Homes                                                                      Services      212 3793 or 046 622 7119.
                                             for the Aged”                                                   Mobile Auto Valet Service
                                     (Settlers Close & Oakhaven).              Driving Schools               Carpets/Upholstery/Windows           LOOKING for 2nd hand trampo-
                                                                                                                                                                                      To all the students and school learners
                                                                                                                                                                                      a very big thank you for your support
             Found                                Date:                                                      Household/Office Cleaning             line in good condition. Contact     this year, donations, food, toys, walking
                                      Tuesday 7 December 2010                                Driving         Maid Service                         Nico 082 452 1772.                  the dogs, socialising the puppies and
                                                                                                                                                                                      kittens and all the TLC given to the
SAMSUNG E250 cell phone              Venue: ACVV Senior Citizens                             School          046 636 1214 * 073 217 8258
                                                                                                                                                                                      other animals in our care.
found in the street on the corner
of Park and Fitzroy Streets. The
                                          Centre, Hill Street,
                                                                                (24 hrs)
                                                                                                  Mike                                                         Pets
phone is password protected.
                                             Grahamstown                                      082 430 9855    THE
                                                                                                              HANDIMAN
                                              Time: 15:00
Please phone 083 529 5551.                                                  WIN A CORSA                                                           BORDER COLLIES looking for
                                                                                                                                                  loving home. Joey & Pacorina
                                                                                                                                                                                          Swimming Pools
                                                                             BAKKIE!                                  REPAIRS                     cannot be separated. Enjoy
                                       KNOWLES AUCTION
            Funeral                                                                                               ANYTHING
                                                                                                                                                                                      EAST CAPE POOLS
                                                                                                                                                  food, walks and being stroked.
                                     Saturday: 27 November
                                     2010 at 10 am
                                                                                      Furniture                                                   Family moving to JHB but know
                                                                                                                 BIG OR SMALL                     these two would prefer staying
                                     Venue: Scout Hall,                                                                                           in Grahamstown. Excellent          For everything your pool needs.
                                                                                      yers & Seller               CALL BRIAN
                                     African Street                              Bu                                                               watchdogs and companions.           • Construction and
                                                                                                                 082 954 5925
                                                                                                     s




                                                                                                                                                  Healthy, strong and good look-
                                     Viewing Time: 2 - 4pm
                                     on Friday 26 November
                                                                            bentwoods                                                             ing. Please contact Louise on
                                                                                                                                                                                        Fibre-glassing - Design your
                                                                                                                                                                                        own pool.
                                                                             Select 2nd Hand Furniture                                            072 477 1081.
                                          Items for sale: Piano                                                         The Sunshine                                                  • Pre-moulded fibre-glass
                                                                                nt
                                                                                                     les




                                                                                                                                                                                        moulds - 24 to choose from.
                                                                               A




                                        (walnut) in good order;                      iqu               b                 Cleaning
                                                                                         es & Collecta                                                        FAIRBAIRN               • Repairs - Re-fibre-glass and
                                        3 Morris chairs; Fridge;                                                         Company
                                         Lounge suites; Chairs;                                                                                                KENNELS                  re-paint your old pool.
   TEMBA SIDWELL                                                              2A Cawood Street                 Cell: 082 820 5598                                                     • Pool maintenance contracts.
                                      Tables; Dolly Varden; Beds                                               Tel: 046 622 3937                              & CATTERY
                                                                          (Up the road from Village Green)                                                                            • Pumps, filters, heaters, pool
       SIZANI                                and mattresses;                  Tel: 046 622 5171                 Personal Supervision                          Tel: 046 622 3527         covers, etc.
      Born: 01-08-1933                    Cupboards; Dressing                                                      • Carpets • Upholstery
                                                                                                                                                              Cell: 082 552 3829
                                                                                                                  • Windows • Office Valet                                              All materials are SABS approved.
      Died: 15-11-2010                  tables; TV cabinet unit;
                                                                             BIRITE                                                                For Well Cared-for,
                                                                                                                         • Car Valet
    Funeral held: City Hall            Computer stand; Desk; 2                                                  • Maid service - supervised                                               Emile 073 321 9944
      Date: 28-11-2010                TVs; Hi-Fi; Blackwood oval                                               Commercial and Domestic                 Happy Pets
         Time: 09h00                      coffee table; Display
  Sadly missed by family and             cabinet; Sundries too                  27 Bathurst Street
                                                                               Telephone 622 2983
                                                                                                                                                  RIDGEBACK puppies for sale.
                                                                                                                                                  Phone 084 515 1304.
                                                                                                                                                                                            SIYAZAMA
            friends                      numerous to mention.                                                                                                                         Swimming Pool Services
                                                                               Buyers & Sellers of
                                           Contact Mike                                                                                                                                for all your pool problems.
                                                                             • New and Secondhand
                                           046 636 1137                             Furniture                                                                                          We will solve them for you.
      Health & Beauty                      073 264 8845                                                                                                                                      Please contact:
                                                                                                                                                                                        L S. May 078 371 5543
                                                                          The Knock Shop                                                                                                A. Siyazi 071 0178 811
                                            A service of                     Cottage Furniture                                                                                            Highly recommended
                                          Celebration and                        Antiques                                                                                                  by satisfied clients

                                           Thanksgiving                     2nd Hand Furniture
   CHRISTMAS GIFTS                              for                         Furniture Removals
  THE KLIKETYKLIK                        The Ministry of the                        etc.
                                               late                           TEL: 622 3473
       BOX
         A Feelgood,                       REV. CLIVE                       CELL: 072 399 1678
       Environmentally                      NEWMAN
        Conscious Gift                      is to be held at                                                                                                                           SPARROW POOLS
   * Made by disadvantaged
                                          The Cathedral of St                Home Maintenance                           Jewellery                                                      For All Your Swimming Pool
     women from recycled
        plastic bottles                  Michael and St George                                                                                       Want to read the                         Requirements!
        Peppergrove Mall                    Grahamstown                                                                                                                                    Brendon Bessinger
     Phone/Fax: 046 636 1496
                                                   on                                                                                               Grocott’s Mail                             076 647 9545
                                                                                                                                                                                         4 Hill St, Grahamstown
                                         Saturday 4 December                                                                                               in your                          Tel: 046 622 4320
                                               at 2.30pm
    To advertise                            All are welcome
                                                                                                                                                        comfy couch                    7 My Pond Hotel, Port Alfred
                                                                                                                                                                                            Tel: 046 624 8618
                                                                                                                   70 High Street
    here contact                                                                                                   Grahamstown                            at home?
      Sivuyile                                                                                                  Tel/Fax 046 622 3115                Contact Anna-marie
                                                                                                             Services Offered                       for a subscription on
         on                                                                                                       • Engraving                                                         www.grocotts.co.za
                                      www.grocotts.co.za
   046 622 7222                                                                                                • Watch & Jewellery
                                                                                                                    Repairs
                                                                                                                                                     046 622 7222
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classifieds 1. Personal 2. Announcements 3. Sales & Services 4. Employment 5. Accommodation 6. Property 8. Motoring 9. Legals
                                                                                                                                                                                      Friday, 26 November 2010


           Security
                                    BACHELOR Rondavel on beauti-
                                    ful, peaceful farm 10km from
                                                                                                               ESTATE LATE
                                                                                                            In the Estate of the late
                                    town. R1 000 per month. Ex-

   East Cape
                                    cluding Eskom including spring          R114 980                        RAYMOND TUNMER, Identity
                                                                                                            Number 320208 5050 085,
                                    water. Phone 083 962 5539.
                                                                                                            retired of 20826 Lakeshore,
 Access Systems                     BEDSITTER in Scotts Avenue.                                             Baie d’Urfe QC, Canada, who
 “For all your access control       R2 400. Contact 083 687 2341.                                           was born on 8 February 1932
 and vehicle security needs”                                                                                and who died at Lakeshore,
                                                                                                            Baie d’Urfe QC, Canada on 5
  Electic gates, burglar bars,                                                                              November 2009.
                                    DRIE slaapkamer plaashuis met
   pallisade fencing, VESA-
     approved car alarms/
                                    woonstel te huur, 30km vanaf
                                                                                                            No: 536/2010
    immobilisers/gearlocks          Grahamstad. Kontak JC Schoe-
                                    man 079 872 7573.
                                                                                                            The First and Final Liquida-
  Call 046 622 5668 or visit
  us in Anglo-African Street
                                                                                                            tion and Distribution Account
                                    FURNISHED bachelor flat avail-                                           in the above Estate will lie for   HANDS UP HIP HOP KIDS... Dance4Life peer educators teach
      for a free quotation                                                                                                                     educational moves to learners from Mtunzi Tsolekile Primary
                                    able from 01/12/2010 - African                                          inspection at the Office of the

     Services Offered
                                    Lodge at R2 300/month. Con-             Motoring Services               Master of the High Court, Gra-     School in Kwelera, near East London. Photo: Sinazo Qwashu


                                                                                                                                               One, two, three,
                                    tact 083 656 4697                                                       hamstown, for a period of three
                                                                                                            weeks reckoned from the 26th
BEE REMOVAL. Contact Riaan
074 334 7105.                       GARDEN flat to rent. Large one-               PARKHILL                   November 2010.

                                                                                  MOTORS
                                                                                                                                               follow me...
                                    bed roomed with lounge and
                                                                                                                WHEELDON, RUSHMERE &
                                    kitchen area, close to King-
                                                                                                                                    COLE
                                    swood College. Furnished or          YOUR VOLKSIE SPECIALISTS                  Attorneys for Executor
          Transport                 unfurnished - will suit a couple.
                                                                                                                         119 High Street
                                    R3 500 per month. Available            046 622 2978                                  GRAHAMSTOWN           BAPHE PHUKWANA
    SECOND TO NONE                  middle of Jan 2011. Please call        082 730 1527                                   (Ref: Mr Laing)


                                                                                                                                               D
                                    076 908 6650.
 Moving house.                                                             083 760 0576
                                                                           MIKE & GRANT
                                                                                                                                                        ance4life is an initiative that uses the power of hip-hop dance
                                                                                                                                                        to inspire, educate and mobilise young people to take action
   Transport local and                                                                                                                                  against HIV/Aids. Dance4life is active in 25 countries, where
                                                                          REPAIR & SERVICE
   nationwide. Contact                         Modern                                                                                          the concept is implemented by local partners around their existing
                                                                         ALL MAKES OF CARS                                                     life-skills programmes.
    046-648 2977 or                   4-6 bedroomed house
     082 833 0245                                                                                                                                   Together with Restless Development (formerly known as Student
                                       in Somerset Heights,
                                       swimming pool, large                      9. LEGALS                                                     Partnership Worldwide, SPW) they have been doing the rounds in the
                                                                                                                                               Eastern Cape. In May they visited eight schools in Zozo location, Kwel-
                                      fenced grounds, plenty                                                                                   era: Bongolwethu Senior Secondary, Tuba Primary, Zozo Combined,
      4. EMPLOYMENT                     of off street parking.             ESTATE LATE                                                         Mtunzi Tsolekile Primary, Jongilang High School, King Mission Primary
                                                                        In the Estate of the late VIOLET                                       School, Nokhala Primary School, and Gwaba Combined School, near
                                       Available 1 December                                                                                    East London.
                                                                        MARY PRINSLOO, Identity
   Employment Offered                    2010. Suitable for             Number 220129 00149 084,                                                    “We’ve seen great changes in the behaviour of students since
                                      4-6 students or family.           a pensioner of 4 Nel Street,                                           Dance4life came here. Kids are more willing to learn and they are
                                          Rental R13 800                Grahamstown, who was born                Want to read the              active in the community,” said Sibakhulu Maqungo, Head of Depart-
    Part-time English teacher                                                                                                                  ment at Mtunzi Tsolekile Primary School.
   required to serve as a vol-               per month.                 on 29 January 1922 and who               Grocott’s Mail                     The Dance4life programme involves learners from Grade 7 to
                                                                        died at Grahamstown on 26
 unteer teaching English as a             Contact John at               August 2010.                               in your comfy               Grade 10. It educates the pupils through a form of dancing in which
  second language as part of             082 456 3127 or                                                                                       their moves always contain a life lesson, which the pupils can enjoy
     an adult skills training           work 041 3737098                                No: 3981/2010
                                                                                                                        couch                  at the same time as they learn something.
 programme. Applicants need
   to be fluent in English and
                                                                                                                      at home?                      Asekho Dastile, Project Manager at Restless Development and
                                                                        All persons being indebted to, or                                      Dance4life, said: “Dance4life is working together with Restless De-
             Xhosa.                                                     having claims against the above        Contact Anna-marie              velopment going to rural areas. We have peer educators that we train
         Contact Lisiwe
         073 343 0500
                                            8. MOTORING                 Estate are hereby called upon to
                                                                        lodge their claims with and pay
                                                                                                               for a subscription on           so that when we are not around the pupils have someone to talk
                                                                                                                                               to. We have 48 peer educators here in Eastern Cape. They are also
                                                                        their debts to the undersigned                                         students who are always around the school”. South Africa is one of
                                           Motoring Sales               within THIRTY DAYS from the          046 622 7222                      the first countries to set up the Dance4life programme and to date
   5. ACCOMMODATION                 2007 Corsa 1.4 red bakkie.
                                                                        date of the publication hereof.                                        they have reached 40 000 young South Africans between the ages of
                                                                                                                                               13 and19. Siyabonga Gelem, a Grade 10 student at Mtunzi Tsolekile
                                    Canopy, radio, CD player, cab                                                                              Primary School, said: “We are taught about HIV/Aids, that we should
                                                                            WHEELDON, RUSHMERE &
     Accommodation                  slider, bakkie liner. 48 000km.
                                    R80 000. 083 962 5539.
                                                                                               COLE                                            eat healthy food and try to exercise. Also when we go back home
         Wanted                                                               Attorneys for Executrix
                                                                                     119 High Street
                                                                                                                                               we should share what we’ve learnt with the rest of the community.
                                                                                                                                               Our parents are also happy with what we are being taught here at
                                    KAWASAKI KLR650, 2006, 10                       GRAHAMSTOWN                                                school.”
GARDEN flat or cottage in
                                    000km, airage pipe, excellent               (Ref: Mrs Froneman)                                                 Dance4life has the support of famous people including Desmond
proximity of upper High Street
                                    nick. R35 000. Call 083 259                                                                                Tutu, Gold Fish, DJ Tietso, and current ambassador Jenerik Soul.
for single parent and adult son
                                    6895. Sold as is.                                                                                               After the kids complete the schools programme they become
and cat. Secure. Small garden.
Careful, responsible tenants.                                                                                                                  ‘agents4change’ attempting to create social change worldwide. On
Contact berna@netteltons.co.za
                                                                           To advertise here                                                   Saturday before World Aids Day all the agents4change will celebrate
or 046 622 7149.                                                          contact Sivuyile on                                                  their achievements at a closing event.

   Holiday Accommodation
                                         R130 080                           046 622 7222
                                                                                                                                                    They will be dancing together with thousands of young people
                                                                                                                                               from all over the world – connected via live satellite. – WSU-SNA

           Offered
                                                                                                                                                            DEATH NOTICE
UPMARKET Kleinemonde West
home for December/January
holidays. Sleeps 8. Phone
046 624 2191.
                                                                              Grocott’s Mail                                                    GREGG ALLAN COETZEE’S
                                                                                                                                                 Memorial Service will be
                                                                          offices will be closed from                                             on Friday 26 November
            To Let                                                                                                                               2010 at the Presbyterian
                                                                             2.30pm to 5pm on                                                    Church 11.30, Corner of
                                                                                                                                                   Southwell & Becker.
2-BEDROOM simplex apart-
ment close to Rhodes and VG.                                               Monday 29 November
BICs. Garage. Hi-Tec. Available 1                                                                                                                TO OUR DEAREST SON, the perfect gentleman, so
December to post-grad/mature
students or professionals. R2
                                                                         2010 due to a staff meeting.                                           tragically taken from us without having the chance of
200 per room (incl water). Con-
                                                                                                                                                saying goodbye. We will miss you tremendously until
tact 046 622 4077 / purdey@                                                                                                                           we meet again. All our love Dad & Mom.
isat.co.za                                                                                                                                       TO GREGGY, I know this is God’s plan which makes

5 B/R Student digs to rent.                                                           Grocott’s Mail                                             no sense right now, but God will is perfect. Life will
                                                                                                                                                  be different from now, but I know you are happy!
Scotts Avenue, walking distance                                                                                                                   We love you my sweet, tender and loving brother.
to Rhodes. Contact 083 687
2341
                                                                                       Management                                                     Love Melisa, Richard and Rebecca Simes.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010



    NOTICE OF THE RELEASE OF THE DRAFT BASIC ASSESSMENT
           REPORT FOR PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT
      PROPOSED EGAZINI MEMORIAL PRECINCT PROJECT AT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Drink and drive,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and you will pay
     MAKANA’S KOP IN GRAHAMSTOWN IN THE EASTERN CAPE
                PROVINCE OF SOUTH AFRICA




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               E
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        veryone knows that driving under the         injury and medical costs could very quickly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        influence of alcohol is illegal and dan-     sky-rocket into millions of Rands, which could
     EASTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    gerous. It not only puts your own life       ruin you financially for life.
             AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS (DEDEA)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 at risk, but also the lives of your passengers,            In addition, there are a few other things
               REFERENCE NO: EC04/LN1/M/10-75                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  other road users and pedestrians.                     you should take into account before setting off
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Despite this widely known fact, research         on your journey. If your driver’s license has
Coastal & Environmental Services (CES) has been appointed by Izizwe Consulting, on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             statistics from the Medical Research Council          expired, have it renewed as your insurer will
behalf of Makana Municipality, to undertake a Basic Assessment (BA) Process for the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            still portray a grim reality: 61% of pedestrians      probably not pay out if you have an accident
proposed development. Notice is hereby given in terms of Government Notice No R543                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and 59% of drivers killed in road crashes in          whilst driving on an expired driver's licence.
(Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations) of the National Environmental Manage-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2009 were under the influence of alcohol. The         Also, should you be in the unfortunate posi-
ment Act (Act No. 107 of 1998) as amended, for the release of the Draft Basic Assess-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          current penalties for driving under the influ-        tion of being involved in a collision, remember
ment Report for the proposed Egazini Memorial Precinct in Grahamstown. All Interested                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ence are hefty.                                       the steps you need to take to make sure your
and Affected Parties are hereby notified of the availability of the Draft Basic Assessment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          If you are caught driving with a blood-          claim is valid:
Reports for public review and comment. The review period is from 26 November 2010 to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           alcohol level of 0,05g or more per 100ml, you         • Take down all the details of the other parties
22 January 2011.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               could receive a maximum sentence of six               involved
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               years behind bars, be fined up to R120 000,           • Report the accident to the South African Po-
Copies of the Draft Basic Assessment Report are available for review and comment at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               or both.                                              lice Service within 24 hours
the following locations:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    And if this is not scary enough, think of        • Advise your insurance company within their
a     Joza Library                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the potential cost to yourself and your fam-          stipulated time lines, which can be found in
a     Fingo Library                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ily, should an accident happen. If you cause          your policy documentation
a     Grahamstown Main Library                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 an accident while driving under the influence,        • Always keep your emergency service pro-
a     The CES website (www.cesnet.co.za) – click on the public documents.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      you could be left with an enormous amount             vider’s details (for example: the iALERT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               of debt.                                              Road and Home Emergency Service from
A public meeting will be held on 9 December 2010 at Luvuyo Community Hall 17h00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     If you are convicted of drunk driving, you       iWYZE) easily accessible.
For further information please contact: Mr Lungisa Bosman, P.O. Box 934, Grahamstown                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           could face an additional R180 000 fine or a                Be traffic-wise these holidays. Keep to the
                                          6140.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                jail sentence for culpable homicide, together         rules of the road and don’t become a statistic.
         Tel: 046-622 2364 • Fax: 046-6226564 •Email: l.bosman@cesnet.co.za.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   with legal costs, suspension of your driver’s         Use common sense, be prepared, be patient
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               licence and the likelihood of your vehicle be-        but most of all enjoy the journey. As American
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ing impounded.                                        novelist Ursula LeGuin famously remarked:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    In addition, you may be burdened with            “It is good to have an end to journey towards;

     MARKETING ASSISTANT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       paying for the accident damages yourself as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the insurer will reject your claim and that of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     but it is the journey itself that matters in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the end.”

       Franchise Division
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               any third parties if they can prove that you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               were driving under the influence. Remem-                        Willem Smith, CEO of Old Mutual’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ber that the potential third party personal                           iWYZE valuables insurance
MAIN PURPOSE:
Assisting the Marketing Manager with marketing and communication and to liaise with

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ask a traffic question
internal stakeholders, as well as external agencies and suppliers to coordinate, imple-
ment and measure projects, including events and exhibitions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Do you have a traffic-related question? The Makana
•Assist with the co – ordination of orders/requests and follow up of orders for various
  initiatives from the National Marketing Department                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Municipality traffic department's assistant director, Coen-
• Assist with new media updates: featured properties and area page updates
• Assist with co-ordination of various events and bookings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                raad Hanekom has agreed to answer traffic-related questions
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Cheaper Yaris, now with stickers
MICHAEL SALZWEDEL                    Prices:
                                     Yaris Zen hatchback


“I
          know, let’s make it        • Zen1 – R126 300
          a bit cheaper and          • Zen3 AC – R135 900                                                                                                             FUNKIER...
          throw in a free stick-     • Zen3 ACS – R138 000                                                                                                            The Toyota
er,” the Toyota branding chief       • Zen3 Plus – R150 100                                                                                                           Yaris Zen is
might have thought as he             • Zen3 Plus AT – R162 600                                                                                                        identical to
scratched around in his Zen          Yaris Zen sedan                                                                                                                  the Yaris of
garden one morning. “And             • Zen3 – R137 000                                                                                                                old, except
let’s give it a hip and funky        • Zen3 AC – R148 300                                                                                                             it's now being
name to make it seem a bit           • Zen3 Plus – R158 900                                                                                                           aimed at a
cooler.”                             • Zen3 Plus AT – R172 700                                                                                                        younger, hip-
     The newly launched Yaris        • Zen3 Spirit – R168 500                                                                                                         per market
Zen is Toyota's attempt to in-                                                                                                                                        and the price
ject a shot of energy into their               VISIT GROCOTT'S ONLINE                                                                                                 has gone on
Yaris range, but there’s not                                                                                                                                          diet.
an awful lot that’s changed.                     (www.grocotts.co.za)                                                                                                 Photo: Stephen
You get a decal of your choice                                                                                                                                        Penney
on each side, but the Zen isn't               TO WATCH A VIDEO OF THE
bigger, isn't faster and hasn't
got any new toys. But it's
                                               YARIS ZEN IN ACTION IN
still a respectably solid set of                   GRAHAMSTOWN.
wheels that won't give you too
many hassles... or thrills.
     The range has been
chopped from 14 to 10 mod-
els (six hatchbacks and four
sedans), starting with the
1.0-litre Zen1 hatch for R126
300 and topping out with the
1.3-litre Zen3 Plus AT sedan
for R172 700.
     The new Zens arrived at
Settler City Toyota in Beau-
fort Street last week, so we
went around and took one for
a spin (the Zen3 AC). Person-
ally, whenever I need a rental
car I like to opt for a Yaris
as they seem to be more ‘to-
gether’ compared to similar
offerings. So stepping into
the Yaris Zen I had a good
idea of what to expect, espe-
cially as there's so little that's
changed.
     Performance from this
1.3-litre puppy induces yawns
rather than grins, and to get
anywhere in a hurry you re-
ally have to work the gears.
I shudder to think what kind
of a slouch the 1.0-litre must
be. That said, once you’ve got
it up to 120km/h, it sits very       SAME OLD, SAME OLD... Nothing much has changed in the
comfortably and confidently          new Yaris Zen. Photo: Stephen Penney
on the open road with the
revs at a not-too-bad 3 500                                                                                       SETTLER CITY
rpm. It offers respectable lev-
els of engine and road noise,                                                                                         TOYOTA
which is all we could listen to                                                                                  TEL: 046 622 7017
as this model doesn't come
with a sound system – you'll                     DEMOS                      USED PASSENGER                        USED COMMERCIAL
have to fork out R138 000 for                                                                         R 81 900
the Zen3 ACS to get that.            2010 TOYOTA VERSO 160S     R219 900 2009 VW CITI SPORT 1.4i                 2009 ISUZU KB250 FLEETSIDE
                                                                         2009 HYUNDAI GETZ 1.4        R104 900
     What the Yaris Zen lacks        2010 TOYOTA HILUX 3.0 D-4D          2009 TOYOTA YARIS SEDAN T3                   A/C R/CD                R164 900
                                          D CAB AUTO 4X4        R339 000                                         2007 NISSAN HARDBODY 3.0 TDi SE
in performance it makes up                                                    BASE                    R127 000        S.CAB                   R112 900
for in safety, which is what         2009 TOYOTA YARIS T3 SEDAN R127 900 2009 VW POLO 1.4I H/B T/LINE R129 900   2006 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER 4.2D P/UP 9
buyers at this level usually                                             2007 TOYOTA COROLLA 160 ADVANCED             SEATER GAMEVIEWER R229 900
                                                                                                      R125 900   2005 TOYOTA HILUX 3.0 KZTE D.CAB 4X2
look for anyway. It’s reas-                                              2005 TOYOTA RAV 4 180        R149 900                                R149 900
suring to know that you get                                              2005 MERCEDES BENZ C180K                1998 TOYOTA L/CRUISER 4.2D P/UP
all kinds of ‘help!’ features                                                 COMPRESSION MANUAL      R149 900                                R 99 000
throughout the range, includ-           AFTER HOURS NUMBERS                                                                                                   2006 TOYOTA
ing ABS, EBD and airbags.             Charmaine King 082 496 9081                                                                                          LANDCRUISER 4.2D
And you'd better put on your          Warren Hendry 083 391 1177                                                                                         9 SEATER GAMEVIEWER
seatbelt quite promptly when
you get in because you’ll get
beeped at rather rudely if you
                                      Clint Roesstoff 079 746 5993
                                                                                                                                                              R229 900
don’t, with increasing urgen-
cy the longer you delay.
     It’s worth pointing out
that all Yaris Zen models are
sold with a 4-year / 60 000km
service plan and 3-year / 100
000km warranty as standard.
     The Yaris Zen is definitely
a decent offering, but Toyota
                                                                                                                                                             2010 TOYOTA
is going to have to do more           2010 TOYOTA HILUX 3.0                    2009 Hyundai                        2009 VW CITI 1.4I
than slap a sticker on the side        D-4D D.CAB AUTO 4X4                                                                                                COROLLA VERSO 160
of their cars to keep the likes                                                  Getz 1.4                               SPORT                              BASE “7 SEATER”
of Kia and Hyundai from yap-
ping too aggressively at their
heels.
                                              R339 000                                R104 900                                R81 900                          R219 000
24                                                                                                        26 N OVEMBER 2010                                                                                     ***




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                                         Local boxer puts up a good fight
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                                                   ziwoxolo Ndwayana of Masibambane Boxing Club in
                                                   Joza put up a brave fight when he faced Paarl’s Johan-
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                                         ing round forcing him to back step. In the second round Salie,
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                                         with armed shots forcing referee Freddie Van der Ross to stop
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 and Brief Cases                             A jubilant Salie congratulated Ndwayana and conceded that
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                                             “He gave me a tough time but I am happy to have retained
 SportS Diary                            my rating,” said Salie.
                                             Father and coach Bulelani Ndwayana attributed his son’s
                                         first defeat to ‘altitude’.
 SATURDAY 27 NOVEMBER
                                             “We were in control of the fight but he was tired and we will
 Boxing – Zulu Sports Produc-
 tions in conjunction with               work on that next time,” he said.
 Eastern Cape Department of                  Despite the defeat a band of newly found fans mobbed Nd-
                                         wayana and encouraged him not to give up. Promoter Vuyani                TOUGH CONTENDER... Mziwoxolo Ndwayana, in green shorts, of Masibambane Boxing Club
 Sport, Recreation, Arts and
                                         Duma Nogaga hailed both fighters. “This bout rates amongst               in Joza in action against Johanness Salie in a junior middleweight fight in Gugulethu.
 Culture and the Makana Mu-
                                         the best here today and it shows their commitment to the sport”.         Photo: Supplied
 nicipality present the Eastern
 Cape lightweight title fight over
 10 rounds. The action takes
 place at Noluthando Hall, with
 the first fight starting at 2pm.          Kingswood win 20/20                                                                                         Mixed fortunes for
                                         cricket festival                                                                                            Willows in Pro 20
 Three local boxers will be in
 action. Entry fee is R20 for
 adults and R10 for children.
 Cricket – EP Grahamstown
 vs Boland West in a South
                                                                                                                                                     CHESLEY DANIELS
 African Rural Cricket Asso-
 ciation fixture to be played at          STAFF REPORTER
 Piketberg.                                                                                                                                          WILLOWS Cricket Club won one game and lost one in their
 GCB league fixtures – 2nd                FOR the fourth year running,                                                                                Grahamstown Cricket Board 20/20 group matches played at
 league – Salem vs Port Alfred           the annual Shaw/Brown 20/20                                                                                 Shaw Park on Saturday. Willows won their first match against
 (at Salem), Swallows vs Rain-           cricket festival took place at                                                                              Manleys Flats 2nds by 60 runs and lost to Cuylerville by 9
 bows (Albany Sports Club),              Kingswood College over the                                                                                  runs.
 Cuylerville 2 vs Kenton (Shaw           past weekend.                                                                                                   In their first game of the day, Willows batted first and
 Park), Station Hill vs Early                The festival is held to                                                                                 posted 187/7 in 20 overs. Openers Melville Daniels and El-
 Birds (Port Alfred Hospital             honour Kingswood cricket                                                                                    dorique Gouws gave Willows a flying start putting up 90 runs
 field), Manley Flats vs South-           stalwarts, now retired Peter                                                                                for the first wicket off just seven overs. Gouws made 41 runs
 well (Manley Flats).                    Brown and Bob Shaw who con-                                                                                 (27 balls, six fours and one six) and Daniels 36 runs (24 balls,
 Road running – Run/Walk For             tributed immensely to school-                                                                               six fours and a six). Nico Plaaitjies (24 off 29 balls) and An-
 Life Athletics Club long train-
                                         boy cricket in Grahamstown.                                                                                 rico Quiens (21 off 9 balls) also contributed with the bat. Dan
 ing run. Meet at the Wimpy
                                             Kingswood, Graeme Col-                                                                                  Parker took 3/42 off four overs for Manleys.
 parking lot at 6am for a 15km
 run.                                    lege and Woodridge College                                                                                      Manleys were bowled out for 127 with Simon Botha mak-
 Soccer – Safa Cacadu: The               participate in the festival, with                                                                           ing 43 runs. For Willows, spinner Chesley Daniels picked up
                                                                                WINNERS... Captain of the Kingswood College 1st XI Neil
 last matches of the first round          St Andrew’s being involved                                                                                  four for 10 off four overs and Melville Daniels two for 14 off
                                                                                Hornbuckle receives the Shaw/Brown trophy from Peter
 take place this weekend, with           only it its first year. After a full                                                                        three overs.Willows won by 60 runs.
                                                                                Brown and Bob Shaw. Photo: Carey Hobson
 the fixtures starting again in           day’s competitive cricket on                                                                                    During Willows’ second game Cuylerville batted first and
 January. Eleven Attackers are           Saturday, Kingswood walked             hand to present the trophy to     to cricket the Shaw/Brown          scored 166 runs with Steven Gornal making 37 and Brandon
 at home to Friendly City at             away with the Shaw/Brown               Kingwood captain Neil Horn-       competition will have, from        Handley 35. For Willows, Chesley Daniels took three for 17 off
 3pm at the Army Base sports             trophy after defeating both            buckle at the end of the day’s    2011, the Ian Suttie Trophy for    4 overs while Melville Daniels took 2/28 off four overs.
 field. City Pirates travel to Alex-      Woodridge and Graeme.                  proceedings.                      the most accomplished crick-           Willows openers got off to a flying start putting up 85 runs
 andria to face Black Tigers.                There were a number of                 The Wyvern Cricket Club       eter of the competition. This      for the 1st wicket. Melville Daniels top scored with a fine 59
 Rugby - Grahamstown                     good performances during               paid tribute to Ian Suttie,       will serve as a fitting tribute    runs and was well supported by Eldorique Gouws with 35.
 Brumbies Rugby Club holds its           the day but ultimately the idea        cricket coach extraordinaire      to the three “Old Bulls” (Bob      Richard Muir took 3/13 off 3 overs.Willows lost by nine runs.
 annual prize-giving in the form
                                         of this festival is for the play-      from Graeme College, who          Shaw, Ian Suttie and Peter         From the three teams Cuylerville advance through to the
 of a presentation ball/dance
                                         ers from all three schools to          will be retiring from the game    Brown) who have collectively       semi finals. which take place on 5 December.
 at 7pm. To purchase tickets
 contact Maasdorp Cannon on              enjoy the finale to a very busy        after more than thirty years      served schoolboy cricket in
 072 263 5263.                           cricketing year. Bob Shaw              service to schools cricket. In    Grahamstown for just over             Chesley Daniels is an independent citizen journalist for
                                         and Peter Brown were on                recognition of his contribution   100 years.                                                                    Grocott’s Mail



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STEPHEN PENNEY                                                                       It was also decided at the AGM that the 2010/2011 season           The forum will seek assistance from Rhodes, with the help
                                                                                first round matches would be postponed to 2011, instead of the      of applying for Lotto funds, while the U13, U15 and U17 develop-
MAKANA Local Football Association (LFA) held its annual gen-                    initial November starting date. This is due to many of the play-    ment leagues will also receive help from the forum.
eral meeting this week, where the executive committee for the                   ers “going to the bush,” said Madinda.                                  Madinda said they are currently waiting for confirmation
2010/2011 season was selected.                                                       Madinda said the Makana LFA will be made up of a premier       from the South African Football Association (Safa), but the cur-
    Ayanda Kota (of United Fighters soccer club) is the chair-                  league as well as a development league. The premier league          rent soccer teams playing in the Cacadu league will be represent-
man, with Sonwabu Venani (Santos) the vice-chairman. The                        will be made up of 14 teams, while the minimum teams needed         ed (by their second team) in the various municipality leagues.
secretary is Thandazile Madinda (New Town City) and Xolani                      for the development league is eight.                                    This means that Grocott’s Mail Eleven Attackers and City
Ngcikhwe (Grocott’s Mail Eleven Attackers) is the treasurer.                         The LFA has also partnered with institutions (including De-    Pirates, who currently play in the Safa Cacadu league, will be
Additional members are Zamuxolo Nesi (Chelsea United),                          partment of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture; Department         represented in the Makana LFA. However, Madinda said Safa
Thobani Nohesi (Makana Pillars), Ajao Stali (Cameroon) and                      of Education, and the Makana Municipality) as well as Rhodes        are still to confirm whether they will play in the premier or de-
Patrick Sola (Love and Peace).                                                  University to form a football development forum.                    velopment league.

				
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