Monday, September 16, 2019

Help identify next of kin – Thembele Nhlaphane

Residents of the King William's Town area are being called on to help identify the family of the late Thembele Nhlaphane, whose body has...

Avoid being a victim of crime with these insights from a...

According to the most recent Stats SA Victims of Crime Survey, a total of 34,880 hijackings took place in SA in one year. That’s...

Women, here’s how to defend yourself in a life-threatening situation

Empower yourself with these survival tips from a self-defence expert "Am I next?" This is the question women are asking in the wake of the...

Century of loving prayer

Traditional regalia was the theme of the day as Phatiwe Saki celebrated her 100th birthday at the African Methodist Episcopal Church hall in Mdantsane...

Striking school art on display

Assemblages, sculptures and paintings are just a few things to expect as the annual East London High School's Exhibition is under way at Belgravia...

ICT integration vital in teaching, learning

Information and communications technology (ICT) practitioners, education professionals and representatives from the private sector and higher education gathered at the Premier Hotel in East...

CHOC goes for gold

The month of September marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, as the Childhood Cancer Foundation South Africa (CHOC) soldiers on in their admiral cause to...

Merrifield celebrates 22 years

Merrifield Preparatory School and College celebrated its 22 years on August 30 at the school premises in Beacon Bay. Festivities on the day included...

Flea market claims back park

The Ghost Town play park in Buffalo Flats has been known for being a neglected community park for many years, but on Saturday it...

Sole Destroyer is for all

Enthusiastic runners are encouraged to join in the 27th annual Caltex Sole Destroyer race on September 14 and 15, hosted by the Oxford Striders...

Centre provides safe haven for abused EL males

The Open Hands Support Centre (OHSC) is a newly registered non-profit organisation (NPO) that aims to offer support for abused and neglected males persons...

Breakfast run raises R20,000

Some East London residents started off their Saturday morning at a pace by taking part in at the Beacon Bay Retail Park Breakfast Run. The...

Compassionate Friends EL event aims to help all

The East London branch of the Compassionate Friends will host be hosting their annual gathering at Baysville School from September 20 to 22. Daily Dispatch...

Search on for missing EC woman

While the nation grapples with gender-based violence in the past few days, an Eastern Cape woman disappeared on August 3 while travelling from Tsolo. Nolundi...

Mobile car wash on the go with big future plans

A vibrant energy filled the air as Thembisa Ngomane, Zikhona Tshokotsha and Pelokazi Mayeza completed their first car wash appointment of the day on...

Tackling substance abuse in workplace

The department of public works (DoPW) joined forces with Katalambano Wellness Holdings and Old Mutual last week to raise awareness about the link relationship...

Say ‘no’ to violence

In closing Women’s Month, the SAPS Mdantsane Cluster held a gender-based violence (GBV) Aawareness Ccampaign on Friday at the Cambridge Hall. The event was preceded...

Cambridge location man blessed with gift of wheels

Maboyi Qogi was delighted as he received the gift of wheels at the Page Group building on Tuesday. This is the 19th wheelchair handover to...

Stay optimistic and you might live longer, new research says

New US research has found that people who are more optimistic are more likely to live longer, possibly even achieving "exceptional longevity," which is...

R141m PowerBall ticket bought in small Cape town‚ population 10‚000

Nonkululeko Njilo The third-richest jackpot PowerBall punter in SA is yet to claim the R141m bonanza. National lottery operator Ithuba confirmed the winning ticket was purchased...

Fundraising event a ball

The Buffalo City Municipality Touch Association (BCMTA) recently held a fund-raising eventfunction at Spur in Vincent Park for players who will be touring to...

Hurricanes a Sevens success

The Mdantsane Hurricane Rugby Football Club travelled to Komani on Saturday to participate in the Queen's College Sevens Twizza Series. The Hurricanes is made up...

Penny’s special day

PnA Stationers East London’s monkey mascot, Penny, celebrated her birthday last Saturday at their shop on Old Transkei Road. Standing with Penny is eight-year-old Rebecca...

Runners raise funds for PAWS

Scores of runners took part in the annual Rhino Run, which started and finished at the Oxford Striders club premises in Nahoon on Sunday. This...

Event to tackle depression in young women

East London NGO Bumb’INGOMSO will be hosting “Unmasking the Face of Depression in Young Women” on Saturday August 31 at Cambridge Hall. The event aims...

GALLERY: Winning Brew Prizewinners

Watch this space to see who of our entrants will walk away with the grand prize of a Jura WE6 automatic coffee machine valued...

Surf’s up at Nahoon Reef

The annual Mercedes-Benz South African Surfing Championships had its opening function on Tuesday evening at the East London Golf Club where surfers from all...

Border karters beat wet conditions

Despite cold and wet conditions, round six of the Border Karting Championship took place at the the East London Grand Prix karting track last...

Eastern Cape Sport and Recreation Achievers Awards nominees named

Nominees from various sporting codes and administrations were announced recently ahead of the annual Eastern Cape Sport and Recreation Achievers Awards in East London. Currently...

New focus on stories from Africa

Versatile Dimplestyles, in partnership with 0077 Multimedia, will host the Umnombo Festival on August 31 at the Braelyn Hall. “This initiative will highlight and celebrate...

Win a coffee machine worth R15,000

Stand a chance of winning one of our weekly prizes as well as the main prize – an awesome Jura WE6 automatic coffee machine...

Read coffee labels carefully

What is Italian coffee, or an What is  Italian blend? Yes, I have heard of an Italian roast. The latter refers to a very dark...

Party, Win with Wakaberry

Diarise Saturday August 31 as the day to join Wakaberry in celebrating its 3rd birthday from 9am to 12pm at 98 Old Transkei Road,...

WATCH | Wheelchair-bound Durban man gets first taste of freedom in...

Sibusiso Zondi, who has been confined to his South Beach, Durban, flat for two years because of a malfunctioning lift, has been longing to...

Persistence is key for truTalent Search hopeful

A quiet persistence and passion have paid off for Mongezi Ntsebezo, after he was selected for the next round of the annual truTalent Search. The...

Big strides for Parkland pupils

Parkland Special School held their annual Big Walk on Friday, with the pupils divided into three groups to walk around Beacon Bay. The walk consisted...

Cabaret time at Guild Theatre again

Flamboyance and fabulous costumes will take centre stage when the Eden Through the Ages cabaret extravaganza takes place from August 20 and 21 at...

Help with honing their skills

The Gompo Hall was full of young and old people, all showcasing their talents at the recent Duncan Village Experience hosted by the Innovation...

Young artists show off their amazing work

Bright colours adorn the hall at the Belgravia Arts Centre as the annual East London Primary Schools’ Art Exhibit continues until August 20. More than...

How to deal with red and blue lights

SA drivers do not always show courtesy and respect to emergency vehicles SA drivers have gained some notoriety for not always showing courtesy and respect  to emergency...

Rat causes R154,000 damage to Porsche

Good to gnaw: One rodent could cost you your car, so learn how to protect yourself Lots of awful things can happen to a car...

Durban man’s car was purring … with a kitten trapped under...

A Durban man's car engine was literally purring on Tuesday - and that's when he realised a kitten was stuck in the engine compartment. Ambulance...

No magic cure to stop the beetle that’s mercilessly killing trees...

Experimental treatment to save trees not proven No treatment has been proven to save trees infested by the polyphagous shot hole borer (PSHB) beetle, says...

Play with Ross, Rachel & the rest: Lego creates ‘Friends’ 25th...

While Friends has been off the air for a decade and a half, the chances that an episode is currently on a TV set somewhere in...

NPO helps employ disabled

Energy and a positive attitudes were on display as a group of disabled people from Sophila Protective Workshop in Duncan Village rolled up their...

Dashing under the stars

The Out The Green Box Nite Series draws to a close on August 16 with the last race taking place at the East London...

You are more likely to die in Walkerville, most likely to...

You are more likely to die in Walkerville, in the Midvaal area, and most likely to be unemployed if you stay in Ratanda in...

Stirling’s past shines forth

Stirling High School recently celebrated its 35th year at a Founders’ Day assembly. The day saw past pupils from the classes of 1979, 1989, 1999...

Furry friends lap up EL dog show

FOUR-LEGGED furry friends ran and pounced around the fields of Cambridge Primary School during the three-day East London Amatola Dog Show Cluster last week. Show...

Help Whistle and Wags stock its new shop

Whistle and Wags Animal Friends opened up their new charity shop in Gonubie on Saturday with the aim of raising funds for various animal...