Saturday, January 18, 2020

Protect 30% of planet by 2030: UN Nature rescue plan

30% of Earth's surface across land and sea should become protected areas by 2030 to ensure the viability of ecosystems essential to human wellbeing,...

Snap, crackle, pop! Kellogg’s Rice Krispies are back — at a...

Parents who were outraged when Kellogg's SA replaced its original Kellogg’s Rice Krispies with a far sweeter, multigrain version 18 months ago will be...

Twelve-hour blackouts on the cards for BCM

Buffalo City Metro residents may have to brace for up to 12 hours a day without electricity, as the city will likely ramp up...

King church leads clean-up initiative

While many community members spent quality time with their families during the festive season, members of the Lighthouse Church in Acorn Valley rolled up...

Going the extra mile to save water

For those who followed us throughout last year, you would have noticed a number of articles dealing with the ongoing water crisis that is...

Teen shows kind heart

15-year-old born with heart defect donates wheelchair to girl After undergoing five heart operations by the time she was 11, four of which were open-heart...

Take a magical musical tour through the decades

Rehearsals are underway for the upcoming Wizards of Br oadway, which will grace the Guild Theatre stage for one night only on January 18. Written,...

Join Dale College fundraiser run

King William’s Town running enthusiasts can look forward to the Dale College fundraiser 5km fun run which will take place at the Malcolm Andrew...

Author’s debut novel on gender-based violence

Local resident Sibaphiwe Ndlela published his first book, Nokuthula’s Story, recently. The book took Ndlela three months to complete and is about a girl...

I had to be my daughter’s voice, says mom of matric...

The mother of a 2019 matric pupil who is unable to use her limbs or speak on Tuesday told TimesLIVE that the year had...

Stay sun-safe this Christmas

While Bing Crosby may sing his heart out about his White Christmas, those of us in the Southern Hemisphere experience a completely different kind...

Bikers spread love

The Biker’s Church in Gonubie hosted a thrift shop last Saturday to raise funds for their various community projects. “Money raised will go to Guardians...

Elegant Marissa Mkhize is Miss Eastern Cape 2019

Port Elizabeth's Marissa Mkhize was crowned 2019 Miss Eastern Cape at a glamorous function at Umnenga Lodge last Sunday. Sarah Johnson was crowned first...

Loaves and Fishes honours centres

The Loaves and Fishes Network held their annual prize-giving in East London last Friday, where various early childhood development practitioners and centres were honoured. The...

Athlete needs help getting to race in Slovakia

Mdantsane triathlete in need of R40,000 Mdantsane athlete Sikelela Kakele will be going to the Triathlon World Championships in Slovakia in 2020. Kakele qualified for...

Reservoir Mews welcomesnew astro turf

Residents of Reservoir Mews in East London can now enjoy their new astro turf facility after it was officially opened last Thursday. Own Haven Housing...

Morgan Bay residents pitch in to fix roads

Nestled in a picturesque corner of the Wild Coast, Morgan Bay serves as a popular vacation spot for many Eastern Cape locals. With its relaxed...

Buyel’ekhaya festival set to stage big SA names

  EL to host 11th annual music event Some of the hottest music acts in the country will entertain revellers at the 11th annual Buyel’ekhaya Pan...

Qumza Highway reopened to delight of residents

There were joyous scenes in Mdantsane on Tuesday when a section of the upgraded Qumza Highway was  reopened to the public after more than...

BREAKING: The Hub up in flames

The Hub in Beacon Bay went up in flames early this morning. The cause is still under investigation. The story will be updated as it...

Stage 4 load-shedding announced by Eskom

Widespread power cuts will be imposed on Monday, with Eskom announcing that stage 4 load-shedding will be implemented from 10am to 11pm. Stage 2 load-shedding...

Christmas comes early for a Mooiplaas family

Christmas has come early for a family of five in Kwa-Makhazi village in Mooiplaas after they were gifted a fully-furnished rondavel. Kholisile and Nokwandisa Qhajana,...

Dancers on a journey through time

Dancers are busy polishing up their moves in preparation for the 12th annual Dance Dynamic Academy Holiday Club Showcase taking place from December 16...

Book captures ‘ebb and flow’ of lives

East London photographer captures essence of being Sometimes my deepest and most precious thoughts come to me when I walk along the beach in the early...

Festival promotes reading

Child authors’ books on display at inaugural event, at museum Book for Every Child Foundation founder Vuyokazi Biyana said their goal was “to promote the...

Inaugural run attracts large entry

The gloomy weather last Sunday did not dampen the enthusiasm of runners as they participated in the inaugural Bramble Berry Run in Gonubie. The run...

Summerpride helps bring kids hope

To commemorate World Aids Day, pupils of Hope Schools were treated to a special Christmas celebration by Summerpride Foods at the school last Friday. The...

Outcry over R2,000 bail for Angelique murder-accused

“Is this what justice is? For him this bail of R2,000 is like a pat on the back.” These were the words of Maria Clark...

Teaching importance of good parenting

Five-day course teaches skills to Parkside parents Masithethe Counselling Services held a five-day parenting skill course at the Dunn Asher Congregational Church, in Parkside, recently....

Talented EL motocross star attracts sponsors

Beaconhurst Primary School pupil Jayden Bruce-Alexander, continues to excell in motocross. Jayden started riding when he was just four years old, with his dad helping...

Food Garden helps feed the needy

East London local Susan Davies, 74, is doing her bit to help disadvantaged people around Gonubie with a food garden. The Catch Projects is located...

St George’s celebrates 135 years

St George's Presbyterian Church celebrates their 135th anniversary with a special celebratory service on Sunday. Representatives from the Presbytery of Amathole and the Central...

Bikers come together to help children

There was plenty of excitement at Hamilton Sports Club last Sunday for the EL Bikers Annual Toy Run. Over 20 clubs were represented and by...

Surveillance cameras for Roundhill dumpsite

New CCTV cameras will be installed at the troubled Berlin Roundhill landfill site as part of a multimillion-rand upgrade to try and get the...

Bramble Berry Run is on

The Bramble Berry Run will take place on Sunday, starting and finishing at Kings Mall in Gonubie. It will have 5km fun and 10km race distances,...

Four working toilets for 500 Eastern Cape families, but councillor blames...

Silver Town informal settlement in East London’s Mdantsane has only 10 toilets for 500 families, say community leaders, and six of them are blocked. ANC...

Comedy duo all set to tickle funny bones in KWT

Get ready to tickle your funny bones as comedians Ndumiso Lindi and Tumi Morake bring their nationwide tour to King William’s Town on November...

All glitz and glam for Las Vegas tribute

The East London Performing Arts Society (ELPAS) will put on their end-of-year show from November 27 to 30 at the Arts Theatre. Titled The...

Round Table’s gift to youth centre

Scenery Park-based Angels Child and Youth Care Centre are deeply grateful for the new roof over their heads, and celebrated their new home at...

DPW raise awareness about HIV/Aids fight

The Wellness Unit of the department of public works held a build-up event for World Aids Day in Middledrift, under the theme “Ending the...

Set for New York stage

18-year-old Rakhir to attend IMTA convention Aspiring actor and model Rakhir Bharat,18, has been called back by international talent scouts such as Joey Hunter, Rhavynn...

Bikers Toy Run brings joy to children

The annual King William’s Town Lions International Club’s Biker’s Breakfast Toy Run took place at the Malcom Andrew Sport Centre in KWT on a...

Training programme are changing young lives

The department of public works (DPW) Amathole regional office inducted unemployed young people into the accelerated professional and trade competency development programme (APTCoD) recently....

Just believe in pedal power

St Bernard’s Hospice Pedal for a Purpose to raise funds for palliative care for all The annual St Bernard’s Hospice Pedal for a Purpose Cycle...

Joining forces pays off for dancers

Commitment and unbridled passion for dance is what Limitless Family brought to the table as they competed in the Dance Star SA qualifiers held...

Bursary opens doors

Mdantsane star hitting his Wits studies for a six While Mdantsane is known for producing sterling boxers and rugby players, it is rare to have...

Hope Schools celebrates milestone

It was a day of great blessings and jubilation on Tuesday as Hope Schools celebrated their 14th Founders Day while also showing off some...

Armistice Day has SA connection

November 11 was Armistice Day, which commemorates the official signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany which ended World War 1. When celebrating...

Entries still open for Art in the Park exhibition

Submissions are still open for the upcoming Art in the Park exhibition, hosted by the Ann Bryant Gallery and East London Fine Art Society....