#NAF2019 starting to wind down.

Outstanding recent shows. Bloopers (Aaron Mcllroy / Lisa Bobbert) and Tell us More (Comedian Mojak “Mo” Lehoho).

It’s been wonderful. Grahamstown / Makhanda done itself proud. Hugely impressed by local residents, businesses, Makana Revive and Makana Muni all focussed on presenting our best face. Town neat and tidy.

This is an appeal from The Grahamstown Project and Ron Weissenberg. Help required for our very own Cindy Deutschmann. During the silent municipal strike earlier in the year Cindy and her bakkie, ‘The Flying Deutschmann’ set a record for private refuse collection. 14.1 tons collected and taken to refuse tip. In one day!

Cindy’s great work continued during #NAF2019. Acknowledged by Rotary (good citizenship) and Rhodes University community engagement. We are appealing to the good citizens of Makana (and Festinos) to contribute financially to repairs to ‘The Flying Deutschmann’. New injector pump and injector overhaul. KS Motors provided a great quote (thanks guys) of R10,575. Please make contributions (reference, name plus ‘Cindy’) to:
KS Motors
FNB a/c 62281987316.

Your generous help in restoring ‘The Flying Deutschmann’ to full health greatly appreciated. Loving #NAF2019 and the amazing community spirit.

Grahamstown Residents’ Association



Before moving back to Grahamstown in Oct 2017, Graeme was a bank executive based in the big smoke and craziness of Joburg. He has 20 years’ experience in the Payments Industry. He is a Chartered Accountant, has a Masters in Management by Research (MMR) from Wits Business School, and attended an Advanced Management Programme (AMP) offered by INSEAD (The Business School for the World!) in France.  

Graeme is the founder of The Grahamstown Project. It’s simple. He says, “Grahamstown is a microcosm of South Africa. If we can’t get this place to function properly then the whole country is stuffed. Many of the troubles we experience as a country today have their roots here in Grahamstown. it is here where black and white people first engaged in conflict on the African continent. It is here where 9 wars of dispossession over 100 years took place and virtually destroyed the amaXhosa nation. But we are where we are. I don’t have a British passport and the boat-trip back to where my ancestors came from is exorbitantly expensive. Furthermore, this is my home. I am a son of Africa. We must work together to redress the injustices of the past and move as one into a brighter future.”

Graeme is an avid historian, writer, vlogger and public speaker. Like and follow the Facebook page. Join him on a tour. Contact him. He would love that.