Saturday, January 20, 2018

Urgent need for pet adoptions, donations

THE King William’s Town SPCA kennels and cattery are full of animals in desperate need of adoption. Annette Rademeyer of the SPCA said this week...

It’s back to school

Excited little faces as pupils start new chapter By Madeleine Chaput, Sivenathi Gosa and Zolile Zamisa SCHOOLS around East London officially started yesterday, welcoming many new...

Set to wow in India

A FORMER Ebenezer Majombozi High School pupil Zintle Zincume, will be representing South Africa in the Miss Magnificent Iron (MWI) pageant in Mumbai in...

A furry family in need of a home

AN UNUSUAL trio has created a special bond which proves that family is as real in the animal world as it is in the...

Water Levels declining in EC

Due to a lack of rain in the region, most parts of the Eastern Cape are experiencing low dam levels as well as continuously...

It’s back to school

As the Grade 1 class for 2018 took their first steps into “big school” today, parents, principals, teachers and school staff members prepared for...

Furry family: preview

Luna, left, and her little sister, Daisy, are inseparable, spending all their time together at the Pet Pals sanctuary. The two arrived over six...

H&M shuts Durban store ahead of planned EFF protest

BY SUTHENTIRA GOVENDER Beleaguered fashion retailer H&M has been forced to close its doors and evacuate shoppers at the Gateway Theatre of Shopping in Durban...

Insightful talk on Kwelera botanical garden

By Barbara Hollands Plans to develop 10ha of Kwelera farmland into a landscaped garden, complete with a Xhosa culture medicinal garden, a multipurpose hall for conservation...

‘Spectacular’ back by popular demand

Energetic production full of variety and talent AS REQUESTED by East London audiences and after a successful run last month, The Dramatic Society of East...

Helping kids put best foot forward

NON profit organisation, Khulisanani, meaning to help each other grow, was established by the youth of Mdantsane on February 3 2017, with a focus...

ATM robbery in Vincent‚ East London

The FNB ATM outside Vincent SuperSpar in East London was hit in the early hours of Friday morning. Thieves appeared to have broken the lights...

Ford offers Kuga owners settlements to squash class action suit

BY GRAEME HOSKEN Global motoring giant Ford is offering to settle the bank loans of Kuga owners whose vehicles have either caught alight or malfunctioned. Ford...

Guardian angel for tiny tots

ON THE corner of Old Transkei Road and Willasdale Drive, Guardians of Hope can be spotted guarding and giving hope to abandoned and destitute...

Few jobs for matrics

WHILE many matriculants are still in high spirits over obtaining their National Senior Certificates, Equal Education cautions against promoting a matric certificate as a...

ANC NEC meeting concludes with no fireworks

BY ZINGISA MVUMVU The ANC special national executive committee (NEC) meeting‚ the first for 2018 and for the newly elected-leadership collective‚ has concluded without any...

‘I do’ and some pumped-up courage make couple’s day

By Sisipho Zamxaka A petrol station probably does not feature as one of the most romantic places to propose to your girlfriend, but there was no...

Basic first aid success for disabled persons

SIPOKUHLE Community Development for Intellectually Impaired and Disabled people received funding to train 10 volunteers in a first aid and basic home care course...

Lions end year on a high

LAST week saw the King William’s Town Lions Club members serving their final meal of the year and making it a remarkable one after...

Handmade is even better

THESE days, when things appear to become more expensive by the day and food, clothing and other essentials lead the list, there is always...

Fly the flag

Local Harley-Davidson club, the BlackRock Rebels Motorcycle Club, have received a token of friendship in the form of a flag from the New York...

Bringing festive cheer

The Page Group’s PnA and Premier Hotels took PnA mascot Penny, Father Christmas and chefs to bring Christmas cheer to the children at the...

Canvas in motion

The Beauty Academy in Berea held their annual graduation for students going into their second year and for those leaving the academy at the...

Festive cheer

The cast from the show ‘Spectacular’ had a lot of fun and were in festive mood after their performance earlier this month. The show...

Digging deep for history of the Christmas tree

CHRISTMAS trees have certainly evolved since the introduction of trees as a symbol of celebration at this time of year about 1000 years ago...

Motorcycle club boosts elderly

HAWKS Motor Cycle Club East London recently handed over a cheque to the value of R20000 to the club’s adopted charity, the DJ Sobey...

All they want for Christmas is …

THE GO! & Express called up some popular East Londoners wanting to know what they would like in their Christmas stocking this year, or...

What’s on the GO! – 21 December

Today Are you ready to join our motivated group? The University of the Third Age (U3A) caters to people of a so called “mature...

PARTY TIME

Kennita Parry held a Christmas party for needy kids at Garcia Flats in Cambridge at the weekend. Kids as young as two were treated...

BUBBLY CENTENARIAN

Nomembhana Botyeni, from Ncerha Village 3, celebrated her 100th birthday on December 4 and was surprised by her daughter in-law with a party. She...

Blessing for Breidbach club

United receive festive gift of gear BREIDBACH-based Extension United received an early Christmas present when a local business blessed them with soccer gear in Breidbach...

Get your 2018 calendar now

‘Schedule in’ a worthy cause INITIATED in 2009, Compass Medical Waste Services’ corporate social investment arm, Compass Cares, is once again endeavouring to aid the...

Anger over filthy city

BCM blamed for lack of dumpsites in EL OVER the last couple of months, East London residents have been outraged by the spike in illegal...

Needing your help

Plea for assistance with youth’s pending trip to initiation school THE King William’s Town Social Services office has appealed for assistance with a teenager who...

BIG IN JAPAN

Nande Dlulane from Gonubie Primary shows off her true colours. She recently returned from Japan, where she represented South Africa at the World Junior...

WORKING IT

The Workbench Festival brought the community around the centre in Parkridge together. Workbench Centre is where physically and mentally handicapped adults work, doing small...

CELEBRATING LOVE

Cavill and Lynelle Hellier (nee Gray) were married at the Presbyterian Church in Pietermaritzburg on December 16 1967. The golden anniversary couple have lived...

Hawks nab three of their own for R1-million armed robbery

The Hawks in Gauteng have arrested two of their own members and a Hillbrow police detective for armed robbery, in which they netted a...

EC’s school transport crisis

Almost 40000 pupils who qualify for the scholar transport programme in the Eastern Cape might have to walk long distances to and from school...

Final countdown to end of JZ: ANC Elective conference up and...

As of today, South Africa is a step closer to seeing the back of President Jacob Zuma as he is scheduled to deliver his...

Passenger kills Eastern Cape taxi driver

Yet another taxi driver was gunned down in East London on Thursday night. Vumile Fitsha of Village 7 in Ncerha was shot six times...

GO People – Odette Breakspear

Odette Breakspear   Q: Occupation? A: I am a marketer at Kempston Lifestyle Centre. Q: What motivates you to achieve more in life? A: The desire to continually better...

Bringing light to the streets

Buffalo City Metro kicked off the festive season with mayor Xola Pakati officially switching on the city’s Christmas street lights at the weekend. King...

CUSTOMER SERVICE

  King William’s Town Milady’s manager Zinziswa Peters, right, spoils one of their customers, Anneline Vass, with a meal at Archie’s Coffee Shop as token...

NEW LEADERS

Dale College announced their new prefects and head prefects at the school recently. Pictured is 2017 headboy Liju Daniel Kutty, left, and deputy Sinaye...

Let the festivities begin

Buffalo City Metro started the festive season off with a bang when mayor Xola Pakati officially switched on the city’s Christmas street lights at...

GOOD CAUSE

The dog club, Four Paws Dog Training Club and Puppy School, raised funds to buy bags of dog food. They also had a collection...

Festive lights switch-on magic

THE festive season kicked off in a big way at the weekend when Buffalo City Metro (BCM) officially switched on the Christmas lights at...

20 years for rape of stepdaughter, 12

An East  London businessman who raped his 12-year-old stepdaughter as her mother slept in the bedroom nearby was sentenced yesterday to 20 years imprisonment.The...