Pizza perfection on doorstep

LOOKING for the best-tasting pizza in East London and King William’s Town? Look no further ... 2Brothers Pizza has arrived. 2Brothers Pizza promises to produce...

Shoprite to take on Woolies

SA’s leading supermarket group aims up as recession hits lower-end consumers first As South Africa slides into recession, and households have less and less to...

‘Zol’ hitmaker Max Hurrell launches clothing line

Following on the success of his track Zol, Cape Town music producer Max Hurrell has  launched a clothing line brandishing a  famous line from the hit...

BCM load-shedding starts with stage one

The Buffalo City Metro has commenced with stage 1 load-shedding which will see various parts of the metro experiencing power outages that generally last...

‘Parents’ begin exciting journey at Breath of Life Place of Safety

EXCITED new “parents” of Breath of Life Place of Safety Andrew and Michelle Rielly, say they have answered their calling. Breath of Life has been...

‘Spaceship’ anchors in Algoa Bay

By GARETH WILSON A massive Chinese ship anchored in Algoa Bay has caused a stir in Port Elizabeth, with some residents comparing the vessel to...

Fire at Exclusive Foods Vincent (Video)

A fire broke out at Exclusive Foods, Vincent, around midnight last night when an adjacent substation shorted and subsequently ignited. Firefighters were quick to respond...

Giving new meaning to ‘downsizing’

Newly established East London-based company Freedom Tiny Home Manufacturers is bringing a more literal interpretation to the concept of downsizing. Founded by Pinewood Homes owner...

‘Don’t judge me, celebrate with me’

Businessman shares experience with substance abuse Addictions affect everybody and anybody and we should not be pre-judgemental about people who are addicts. So says Tubs...

EL company’s sweet success at bridal event

Lady Marmalaide judged best in SA for wedding boutique dresses LADY Marmalaide East London recently won the Top Vendor Wedding award for best bridal boutique...

WALKING THE TALK

 As part of their commitment to building relationships and solving important problems, financial consultancy PwC South Africa supports the Men in the Making programme....

Mdantsane airwaves silent in strike action

Mdantsane FM presenters, news readers and producers downed tools yesterday over allegations of mismanagement of funds. This forced thousands of loyal listeners to tune to...

11 robberies in 14 days in EL

Almost one business a day has been robbed in East London over the last 14 days. Yesterday it was the turn of a second Pep...

Covid-19 Ters payouts still on hold while five million IDs are...

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has extended the processing of new claims for Covid-19 temporary employee/employer relief scheme (Ters) benefits — but grant payments...

Local Yokel campaign benefitting city

AS THE only regional ‘shop local’ campaign in South Africa, Megan Devan’s Local Yokel is making waves in East London. Now in its third year,...

‘No calls’ tabled to reinstate alcohol ban: Presidency

There have not been any calls to reinstate the ban on alcohol sales, the presidency said on Monday afternoon. This comes as a number of...

Place of safety hit by break-ins

Greensleeves Place of Safety for children has been plagued by a spate of break-ins recently, having suffered four in one week. The most severe of...

Vaal River’s Deneysville castle remains neglected without an owner

Auctioneers of the castle on the banks of the Vaal River in Deneysville in the Free State are still taking offers for the property,...

Rotarians hand over R700 000 to charity

‘ We want to express our thanks to the East London community’ SARAH KINGON GATELY ROTARIANS handed over a total of R700000 to a number of...

Fine balancing act

DYNAMIC, multi-talented businesswoman, mom, athlete and community activist, Bonnie Currin, believes success is gained by finding a balance in all spheres of life. The GO!...

The 2020 Instagram rich list is out – here’s who made...

Visual social media planner Hooper HQ has released the top 100 Instagram 2020 rich list. It includes influencers in fitness, beauty, music and fashion among eight...

Tunnel thieves return again and again to steal booze worth R300,000

Solid concrete was no deterrent for thieves who tunnelled into a Johannesburg liquor store during lockdown, stealing R300,000 in whisky, brandy, gin, ciders, vodka...

‘It’s very difficult to believe anything we hear from government now’...

British American Tobacco is resuming its legal challenge against the ban on the sale of tobacco products after it says the government betrayed its...

First casualty of GM move

Coega Autospray has become the first casualty of General Motors SA’s (GMSA) decision to leave South Africa after the Port Elizabeth High Court granted...

R4m tourism hub a gateway to EL

Buffalo City Metro (BCM) launched a R4m tourism hub at the Orient Beach Pools Complex in East London last Friday. Described as a gateway to...

Registration of KPMG auditors’ at risk over Gupta audit

KPMG auditors responsible for the audit of Gupta-owned Linkway Trading risk losing their designation as registered auditors if an investigation by the profession’s regulator...

‘Ongoing tobacco ban will turn informal traders into beggars, criminals into...

The SA Informal Traders Alliance (Saita) has called on the government to lift the ban on cigarette sales under level 3 of the lockdown,...

Ceremony honours women of power

Fearless and resilient businesswomen who have made an impact on their communities and on the economy of the Eastern Cape were celebrated at the...

Ramaphosa to address nation at 8pm, Covid-19 state of disaster to...

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation about the Covid-19 state of disaster at 8pm on Saturday. Ramaphosa's spokesperson, Tyrone Seale, said the address followed...

Pot O’Curry celebrates first year in business

Call for other companies to join in the drive to 'helping those in need' by making a donation IT’S been a year of challenges for...

South Africa’s Pick n Pay cuts 3,500 jobs, warns on H1

Pick n Pay has cut 10% of its staff, eliminating approximately 3,500 jobs, the South African grocer said on Monday, as the country grapples...

On the spot: Eskom’s top three drop Gupta bombshells

Stunning reversals, a shocking confession and elaborate justifications were among the responses from the chairman, the acting CE and the finance head, write Carol...

14 municipalities lose clean audit status

The expenditure budget for local government in 2015-16 was R378 billion but municipalities with clean audit opinions represent only 19% (R70‚9 billion) of this...

Comair goes into business rescue and suspends trading on JSE

By MUDIWA GAVAZA Airline group Comair will go into business rescue and suspend its shares from trading on the JSE, it said on Tuesday. Comair, which...

Load-shedding is back‚ as Eskom cuts power from the grid

Eskom announced it would be implementing stage 1 rotational load-shedding as of Sunday. The power utility said the power cuts would start at 12.15pm and...

Malema wants rent-free space for spaza shops in township malls

Township spaza shop owners should either be given shares or space in township malls that are bankrupting them‚ says Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius...

‘Trackers SA’: Deon Meyer on controversial casting, working solo & creativity

The highly anticipated TV series Trackers SA hit M-Net screens on Sunday. The six-parter, based on a crime-thriller by author Deon Meyer, explores organised crime,...

ORT named top irregular spender in SA

Scandal-prone OR Tambo district municipality was yesterday named by Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu as the biggest culprit of irregular expenditure in the country, with R1.569-million...

Van Rooyen gives Western Cape R74m anti-drought war chest

By Khulekani Magubane Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Des Van Rooyen has announced an allocation of more than R74 million in drought relief to...

Here’s how the taxman will come after South African expats

If you have a good job overseas‚ living in a country where the tax rate is 25%‚ but your salary falls into South Africa's...

Pakati back on a positive note from trip to China

China and Buffalo City Metro discussed the possibility of manufacturing clothing in the metro for China’s African market, said mayor Xola Pakati when he...

Carnage in Cape Town’s luxury home market as sellers slash prices...

Property prices have crashed in some of Cape Town’s priciest suburbs as demand evaporates. Sellers on the Atlantic seaboard and in upper Constantia have cut...

Subsistence miner hits R57m jackpot — largest tanzanite gemstones ever found

A Tanzanian subsistence miner hit the jackpot on Wednesday after the government handed him a cheque for 7.74bn Tanzanian shillings ($3.35m or R57m) for...

Cuban doctors will hit SA’s Covid-19 front-line on Monday

13 doctors from the Cuban Medical Brigade arrived in Klerksdorp on Friday night and will be deployed across four districts in the North West...

Gold jobs on the line

AngloGold says its ageing mines are caught in trap of diminishing returns AngloGold Ashanti could cut up to 8500 jobs at its unprofitable South African...

EL Port to get new Harbour Master

East London Port will be welcoming a new Harbour Master on July 1 following a series of inter-port transfers by Transnet National Ports Authority...

Local businesswoman nabs top award

East London businesswoman Poonam Harry-Nana has been awarded the University of Stellenbosch (USB) Business School Director's Award for the top student in any programme...

Promoting health benefits of CBD

While many people still view ‘dagga’ with some level of suspicion, more and more are starting to discover the various health benefits that cannabis-based...

Consumer regulator goes after third retailer charging ‘illegal’ club fee

TFG (The Foschini Group) is the latest national retailer to be referred to the National Consumer Tribunal for charging account holders a club fee...

OR Tambo airport braces for SAA strike

OR Tambo International Airport is set to be hit by a strike on Friday‚ but management cannot say how bad the effects will be. Staff...