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Elicia ‘Superwoman’ Mini saves the day

Posted by Paddy On May - 29 - 2009

By day she’s a domestic worker, but after hours Elicia Mini fights for justice in the Grahamstown Transit camp.



Frustrated by a lack of police presence in the area, Transit residents informally police the streets themselves – lead by Elicia ‘Superwoman’ Mini. The Transit superwoman spoke to our reporter, Kyla Herrmannsen.

Click here to view her story and to see what local police think of Transit residents aprehending tsotsis in the area allegedly without police assistance

How to do a card trick in style

Posted by Paddy On May - 29 - 2009

Ever wanted to impress your friends with a card trick?

Click here to find out how & you’ll be a pro in no time!



Galela Amanzi lends a helping hand!!

Posted by Paddy On May - 28 - 2009

Recently, water cuts have brought the army base, as well as the industrial areas of Grahamstown to a standstill. But what would happen if there was no water supply for over a year? One school in Fingo village has continued to stay open under such conditions. Jerremy Chingono reports….

Help Slow to Reach Tornado Victims

Posted by Paddy On May - 27 - 2009

Almost ten months after what was reported to be a mini tornado hit Grahamstown and Tantyi location residents are still waiting for promised repairs on their houses. Provincial funds were promised, but have not reached the intended people.

Restricting access to the Grahamstown dump

Posted by Paddy On May - 27 - 2009

Makana Municipality is in the process of restricting entry to the Grahamstown landfill site. Anyone who is not employed by the Masihlule recycling project will be seen as a trespasser. This leaves the other people who survive off the site, cut off.

How to Recycle

Posted by Paddy On May - 27 - 2009

Take a quick look at this simple video on how to recycle.  By making a few easy changes to your daily refuse removal routine you can make the work of the rubbish sorters much easier.

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Raphael HIV testing and support CentreThe Raphael Centre located in Grahamstown, South Africa is a HIV/AIDS testing and support centre. Lately, though, this haven for people infected or affected by the virus has been rought by troubles. The future of the centre is uncertain as it needs sponsors to ensure it’s survival. Meanwhile other issues, like an objecting neighbour are also posing problems for the centre which helps over 1 000 people every month.