Monday, November 30, 2020

Damon dreams of New York stage

Artist calls for help to attend IMTA Convention Aspiring young East London actor Damon Briceland recently returned from the 10th Annual International Arts Talent Showcase...

Raising funds for child with cerebral palsy

Take a 500gr block of butter and another one of 250gr. Hold them in one hand and see how light they feel. That is roughly...

‘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...

Hilarious hypnotist back by popular demand

When Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist returned to East London recently, it was with the aim of completing his final season prior to emigrating to the...

Calling all aspiring performers

The Sonwa Sakuba Institute for the Performing Arts is offering three-year professional training programmes to aspiring performers in the Eastern Cape. Applicants can choose to...

Exhibition in aid of Carel du Toit Centre

In order to help raise money for the Carel du Toit Centre, the Gonubie Lions Club is hosting an art exhibition at King's Mall...

WATCH Hypnotic Hilarity with Andre

ANDRÉ - the ever-popular and hilarious hypnotist - recently returned to East London for his 28th show prior to his departure for England in the...

Entries open for ELFAS exhibition

The East London Fine Art Society (ELFAS) will be hosting their Annual Exhibition at the Ann Bryant Art Gallery on Thursday November 26. Due to...

New sales exec Yaneliseka Dyomfana joins GO! & Express family

Yaneliseka Dyomfana is the new sales executive for Go! & Express community newspaper, an inbound and outbound sales and marketing platform with the aim...

Retired doctor treasures his role in the community

Tuesday was a special day for Bonnie Doon resident Godfrey van Ryneveld, since it marked his 90th birthday. Van Ryneveld was born in Cape Town...

Readers not impressed with new SABC proposal

It’s no secret that the SABC, like pretty much all SOEs, is hard-pressed for cash at the moment. Given its precarious situation, the SABC has...

COMPETITION CLOSED And the winners are …

Congratulations to our 10 readers who have each won a set of double tickets to see the opening performance of Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist...

We need to combat the stigmas surrounding mental health

LIAM PARRISH October is Mental Health Awareness month and everyone’s mental health has been affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic. Why is it so important to...

Win tickets to Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist

Ten lucky readers will each win a set of double tickets to see Andre The Hilarious Hypnotist performing live at the East London Guild Theatre...

It’s Showtime and Competition Time!

ANDRE the Hilarious Hypnotist will once more be performing in East London. This week Thursday, the GO! & Express will bring you news about his...

{WIN} Children aged 4 to 9 years old can help PNA...

“What a year it has been, wearing a mask and being unable to visit all my friends,” said PNA mascot Penny. “How can I make...

{GALLERY} Disney comes to East London

DISNEY COMES TO EAST LONDON BRINGING MUSIC MAGIC: The East London Performing Arts Society (ELPAS) hosted the last two performances of their Disney in...

Floral fun at Murambi Roses this weekend

Spring is in the air, and Murambi Roses owner Barbara Allen is hoping to welcome it in style this Saturday with an event hosted...

PnA EL helps child with dyslexia

ACTOR, Orlando Bloom concisely summed up what it is like to suffer from dyslexia when he said: “One of the greatest struggles for me was...

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...

Guild Theatre surviving lockdown

Since its opening in October 6, 1962, the Guild Theatre has been a core feature in East London's cultural sphere. However, like most other local...

Eskom explains load-shedding and load curtailment

Eskom on Wednesday denied exceeding stage 4 load-shedding limits. This after energy expert Ted Blom said the power utility had exceeded stage 4 load-shedding in...

SASSA Grant Payment in October 2020:

OLDER PERSON’S GRANTS will be paid from 05 October 2020 DISABILITY GRANTS will be paid from 06 October 2020 This includes any grants linked to these...

Hudson Park pupil in Miss Teen SA top 10

Hudson Park High School pupil Emihle Mzomba, 16, is ecstatic after having been selected as a top 10 finalist in the 2020 Miss Teenager...

Approval of breakthrough cancer medicine will offer ‘renewed hope’

The approval of a cancer drug for a wider range of conditions has been hailed as an “offer of renewed hope” for SA patients...

JUST IN | Renowned human rights lawyer George Bizos has died

Renowned human rights activist and lawyer George Bizos has died. Ahmed Kathrada Foundation executive director Neeshan Balton tweeted that a “towering giant” had fallen. His family...
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WATCH | Sneaky hyena frightens grooming leopard

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fve2LxIdiKc] It’s not often that a leopard gets caught by surprise... An epic scene played out in Sabi Sands in Kruger National Park when a...

Stage 3 load-shedding for Friday

Power utility Eskom will implement stage 3 load-shedding on Friday, as the weather improves and demand decreases. “Due to reduced demand and the much improved...

WATCH | ‘Breathtaking moment’ as leopard casually strolls past guests at...

A guest at Singita Ebony Lodge in Mpumalanga experienced a “breathtaking moment” getting close and personal with a leopard. The close encounter with one of...

Guard against companies wanting to clean your credit report

Prescribed periods apply for negative listings Consumers have been urged to remain cautious of offers to clear credit reports, especially if you have “adverse information...

Ecuadorean couple officially world’s oldest married pair

Ecuadorean couple Julio Cesar Mora Tapia, 110, and Waldramina Maclovia Quinteros Reyes, 104, have made it to the Guinness World Records by becoming the oldest married couple. Cesar...

Stage 2 load-shedding effective from midday, risk of more cuts this...

Breakdowns in electricity generation have resulted in Eskom announcing an enforced power outage from midday to 10pm on Tuesday. Ten generation units at seven power...

Tips to help avoid drowning

While the country has been vigilant about the number of Covid-19 cases, another figure that has also been rising is the number of drownings...

Space images propel Cape Town’s urban forest dream towards reality

BY ARON HYMAN In its quest to become an “urban forest”, Cape Town says it is the first SA city to map its trees. With tree coverage...

Cambridge pupil off to US for talent showcase

Cambridge High School pupil Inam Mvana, 17, will be going on the trip of a lifetime when she travels to the US next year...

Bright future for ELSCA, despite rough past

After having been through some seriously rough patches lately, East London Senior Citizens Association (ELSCA) chairperson Topper Whitehead wants everyone to know that they...

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...

Virtual Slipper Day to help make dreams a reality

The Reach For A Dream Foundation, an organisation dedicated to fulfilling the dreams of children with life-threatening illness, recently achieved a significant milestone after...

Goodrich planning to help more schools

Mandela Day may be over but East London-based tech whizz John Goodrich’s efforts to help Unathi High School continue. As previously reported by the GO!...

KZN premier tells citizens ‘the Covid-19 storm is here’

KwaZulu-Natal is in the midst of weathering the Covid-19 storm, as confirmed by a drastic increase in positive cases over the past week. Addressing the...

Trolley loads of food and blankets donated to EL SPCA

The East London SPCA received trollies worth of much-needed food and blankets on Monday after the conclusion of a collection drive organised in collaboration...

Local artist’s aim to spread positivity

Not all art has to be political or have some sort of deep commentary on current events. Sometimes, it’s enough that it makes the people...

WATCH | How It’s time to reconsider the humble hadeda

Let’s paint a picture: one moment you’re in a deep slumber, untroubled by the cares of the world and floating through space on a...

WATCH|Our homes are their hope. This is how 120 rescues made...

  At the TEARS Animal Rescue centre in Cape Town, every morning starts with a symphony of excitement. First comes the percussion. Paws pound against metal...

Growing old, staying curious in spite of lockdown

Just because you have retired, it doesn’t mean you have to stop learning. This is the philosophy behind the University of the Third Age (U3A),...

Sade Cassels out to prove she can turn her passion to...

East London’s Sade Cassels is on a mission to prove to her community that one can have a career as a dancer. Cassels, 20, said...

WATCH | A sanctuary for animals rescued from heartbreak

If Noah offloaded his ark in the Cape Winelands, the results would look something like Butterfly World – a colourful, chaotic menagerie. A hedgehog scurries...

Stage 2 Loadshedding – 10 July 2020 – Buffalo City Metro...

Stage 2 loadshedding returned countrywide from 12 midday today, July 10, 2020 and is set to continue until 10pm tonight. This stage is initiated if...

Unemployed mom wins bakkie

Life will never be the same for unemployed Nolubabalo Mboniswa after she won a Toyota Hilux bakkie in AfriSam’s “Get Lucky, Win a Bakkie”...