Sunday, July 21, 2019

Tins for Tummies to feed little angels

An act of kindness and open hearts is the theme for International Mandela Day, and the Tins for Tummies initiative hopes to embody it. MHG...

Arts fest platform for young people

Masivuyisane Cultural Ensemble will host their fourth annual Vela Sikubone Arts Festival on September 21 at the NU15 Mdantsane Community Hall. “Masivuyisane Cultural Ensemble has...

Koi splendour an exotic treat at show

A variety of bright colours and unique scales were on display as the 12th annual Koi Show took place at Beacon Bay Spargs, East...

New rugby team aims to help kids

The Olutsha Wolves is a newly established rugby team which has sprung into existence thanks to the help of the Bathandwa Ndondo Legacy Project,...

Mental health discussion, support

Mental health is an epidemic issue that affects many and Masithethe Counselling Services is tackling the societal challenges by introducing a brand new discussion...

Rotary Gonubie inducts new president

The Rotary Club of Gonubie recently inducted Jannie Bezuidenhout as their new president at the Deck, Gonubie Hotel on Saturday. The new board for...

Narrow two-second win for Hejana in Trevor Klose

The annual Trevor Klose 10km Race took place on last Sunday morning, hosted by the East London Athletics Club in Cambridge. A closely contested men's...

Festival to inspire youth to use creative talents

Local author Cinga Dyala, along with the World of Art Movement, will host be hosting the Inkcubeko Yomntwana Arts Festival from Saturday July 27...

Nite Series third stage on Friday

The third stage of the NITE RUN: Runners geared for the race at the previous Out the Green Box Nite Series earlier this year...

Thespian success

The University of Fort Hare (UFH) Drama Society took the National Arts Festival (NAF), in Makhanda by storm recently, showcasing their theatrical talents during...

From cleaner to tour guide to awards shortlist

The Steve Biko Centre’s Asanda Mbaxa, a tour guide and educational assistant officer, has gained honours at being shortlisted in the prestigious national Lilizela...

Veritable feast with celebrity chef Zola

East London resident local Klaus Rodemann had the opportunity to rub shoulders with national celebrity chef Zola Nene in Port Elizabeth recently. Rodemann entered a...

GALLERY: More pics of SAMCA…

Picture:SIVENATHI GOSA

Bust in honour of tireless Berea Gardens founder

Founder of the Berea Gardens Retirement Foundation in East London, Richard Mogg was lauded for his courage and faith at the unveiling of a...

Road warriors get set for epic Washie 100

An ultra marathon known as the The Washie 100 ultra marathon will hold its have its epic 43rd edition to start 5pm on July...

How SA’s coastal forests could help turn the tide on climate...

SA’s indigenous coastal forests are a massive carbon sink that could play a key role in teaching the world how to combat global warming. Geography...

Latimer’s life story

“Most of us know him best as a biologist for his research in ichthyology, his wide knowledge in marine life, his conservation imperative and...

Hypnotising entertainment

Andre The Hilarious Hypnotist makes a return to East London as he performs his one-man show until Saturday at the Guild Theatre. The comedian is...

GALLERY:Majorettes entertain East London

About 104 teams (3,400 athletes) made up of both majorettes and cheerleaders from all over the country to took part in the South African...

Project helps pupils study

FORMER Unathi Secondary School pupil Yamkela Nkomo started the non-profit organisation #SupportALearner about three years ago, which tutors high school pupils from grade 10...

KWT gospel artist wins top award

King William's Town gospel artist Samkelo Ngqamza recently won the award for best gospel album at the Gabriel Global Gospel Awards, which was held...

Inspiring the youth

Mdantsane-born Kamvelihe “Kay Lani” Kalani, 20, is a passionate radio broadcasting presenter who strongly believes in having empathy for others. Kalani is one of the...

Bid to reduce drinking

The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) held a special sports day in King William’s Town to commemorate Youth Day on Saturday. It also organised a...

Gift of new wheelchair a real lifeline for amputee

Mziwamadoda Gobe is the latest beneficiary of the PnA Stationers East London and Sweethearts Foundation wheelchair hand-over on Tuesday. Gobe lost his right leg due...

Duncan Village food garden feed kids, elderly

The Duncan Village Safe Park, under the leadership of coordinator Olwethu Ntliziyombi, is doing its part to help feed nearly 200 children and elderly...

Scores of East London families evicted from occupied RDP houses

Two hundred more East London families were left homeless after they were evicted from the RDP houses they had illegally occupied in Vergenoeg township...

Lifeskills course to empower teens

Masithethe Counselling Services is conducting a Llifeskills course for Tweens teenagers from July 1 to 5 at their premises in Southernwood, East London. The programme...

Famsa holiday activities

With the June holidays finally here, Families South Africa (Famsa) will be holding a holiday programme from June 24 until 26 at Cranberry Primary...

Songstress hits all right notes

“For as long as I remember, I loved music, even though growing up my siblings and I were not exposed to any medium such...

Hemingways put their tekkies on

CARING FOR OTHERS: Hemingways East London recently enjoyed the fun-themed International Tekkie Tax Day. All the money collected goes to animals, bringing hope, our...

Caring voice for residents

Masithethe Counselling Services opened a new centre in Mdantsane recently. The structure was kindly sponsored by Small Projects Foundation (SPF). Masithethe director Jackie Orsmond said the...

Youth service day to upskill job-seekers

Bumb’ingomso, powered by Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, held a Youth Service Day in collaboration with the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality and Central Public Library...

Art exhibit raises funds for girl pupils

Art lovers are in for a treat as the Hartspace Art Studio plays host to “Honey for the Soul” exhibition at the Ann Bryant...

Youth embrace street festival

The youth of Mdantsane showcased their many talents when Project Khulisanani hosted their third Ezase Kasi Street Festival at the Ekoneni Butchery & Bar...

Call to protect groundwater

The department of water and sanitation is calling on community members to work hard to protect groundwater in order to help minimise the effects...

African culture as living art

A celebration of the Xhosa culture and heritage was part of the Anything But Painting exhibition held by the East London Fine Art Society...

Dog therapy for the little ones

  Canaan Care Centre will soon have a new staff member who will be bringing along a different set of techniques to help care for...

Round Table Golf Day an opportunity

The East London Round Table #1 will hold their annual golf day on July 5 at the East London Golf Course and the community...

Local NPOs get financial boost

The Rotary Club of Gately held a successful wine auction recently with the assistance of the Wine Committee led by Eugene McNamara. The auction...

Pastor T’ wins best presenter gospel award

Peddie-born Izwilethemba FM radio presenter Themeblani “Pastor T” Nunge bagged the award for Best Gospel Radio Presenter at the recent Gabriel Global Gospel Awards...

Comrade’s success again

EAST London local Nowezi Mabope, 34, was among the thousands who braved the gruelling Comrades Marathon in Durban on Sunday. Mabope started to fall in...

Sanral helps pupils on road to success

SOUTH African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) hosted a scholarships and external bursaries induction on Saturday at The Venue in Hemingways Mall, where 18...

Amanda gets netball nod

Mzomhle Secondary School pupil Amanda Mfulatelwa, 19, has been selected to participate in the U19 National Netball Championships in Cape Town. Born and raised in...

Mdantsane young rugby star on the ball

Promising Mdantsane rugby player Khanya Lali, 16, has been granted an opportunity to participate in at the U16 SA Rugby Grant Khomo Week as...

Cancer survivor gets Sharks run-on

Twelve year-old cancer survivor and rugby enthusiast Cole Schonknecht recently had the opportunity to run onto the field with the Sharks during their latest...

[GALLERY] The Keiskamma Tapestry Exhibition

TOUCHING TRIBUTE: The Keiskamma Tapestry Exhibition saw ‘The Marriage Altar’ piece on display in the Courtnay-Latimer Hall at the East London Museum. The Hamburg-based...

Mbambo nominated for best DJ award

  Mdantsane FM radio presenter Vusumzi “Mavusana” Mbambo recently bagged a nomination for Best Radio DJ at the Amagugu Music Awards. Mbambo has been a radio...

Songbird waxing lyrical about SSQ

East London-born singing sensation Asandiswa George serenaded her audience at the Guild Theatre on Friday evening during the Umtiza Arts Festival. George shared the stage...

Hopes high for pageant

A passionate and dedicated East London local, Albert Mudiwa Chinaire, is set to take part in the final of the Mr South Africa pageant...

Salem Baby Care’s High Tea raises R70k

Pearls and feathers were themes of the day as the Salem Baby Care Centre hosted their annual High Tea at Nutting Hall in Stirling...