Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Open the beaches and let the wine flow, Winde pleads with...

Thousands of jobs and billions of rand are haemorrhaging from the Western Cape’s economy, premier Alan Winde said on Tuesday as he called for...

Team comes to DJ Sobey home’s rescue

In December, the GO! & Express reported that DJ Sobey Old Age Home was facing closure due to the failure of the department of...

SPCA calls for public support

It may be a new year, but for many organisations the old problems still remain. In October last year, the GO! & Express talked with...

Keeping your home and the people in it safe

Charnel Hattingh, head of marketing and communications for Fidelity ADT, is encouraging home owners to rethink their home security in relation to domestic workers...

Plenty of fun at Adventure Mile and Market

The Booti Brothers and their lime green octopus mascot for being the overall winners. Hope Schools was delighted to host their inaugural Adventure Mile and...

Mrs SA finalist hosts fundraiser for Women4Women

‘Fashion Meets Merc - Beauty Meets Benz’ was held at Hemingways Mall, marking the end of 16 Days of Activism Zikhona Ngxata is the only...

Call to help Stoney Drift resident rebuild her home

It's All About Image public officer Klaus Rodemann is calling for help in assisting Stoneydrift resident Nymeka Diko, whose shack burned down last year. Diko,...

EL Museum celebrates 96th anniversary

Last week saw the East London Museum celebrate its 96th birthday on Saturday. The museum has been a core part of the city's identity since...

Importance of organ donation

The “sad reality is that the need for life-saving organ transplants is increasing much faster than the organs are becoming available”. This is the lament...

Win an autographed copy of Campbell’s ‘The Choice’

Elizabeth Campbell and her husband, Jamie, will be presenting free-to-enter talks at St Nicholas United Church, Beacon Bay on Thursday December 10 from 6:45pm...

Musical reinterprets Joseph’s story

Few could have foreseen that what started out as a 15-minute pop cantata in 1968 would one day become a super hit spanning over...

Blocked drain to blame for wasted water in Berea – BCM

GOING TO WASTE: A small lake and stream form on the corner of Derby Road and Tecoma Street in Berea. According to residents, the...

What can men do to help end violence?

LIAM PARRISH Sixteen Days of Activism against gender-based violence (GBV) is here. While many of us are starting to lose hope that the scourge of violence...

Stay safe while out shopping

The festive shopping season is here and in addition to the necessary health and safety precautions neccessitated by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, shoppers will...

Win autographed copy of local author’s book

The Campbells will hold two talks at St Nicholas United Church, Beacon Bay ARTIST, cartoonist and author, Elizabeth (Liz) Campbell (née Robertson) is the author...

Adventure awaits you at Christmas market at Hope

Situated just off Voortrekker Road in Summerpride is Hope Schools, an independent Christian school whose name couldn’t be more fitting. “Constrained by the love of...

Penny’s project to help many

PNA Stationers EL’s back-to-school colouring-in competition is on Penny, the monkey mascot of PNA Stationers East London, has a project with which everyone can help...

COMPETITION CLOSED – Win tickets to see Andre

Back by popular demand, East London’s favourite Andre the hilarious hypnotist will be back in town for what will have to be his absolute...

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...