Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Cape Town’s Bo-Kaap could be SA’s first contribution to Lego, if...

Bo-Kaap, one of Cape Town's most popular tourist attractions, could become SA's first contribution to the Lego stable thanks to Wayne Nestadt, who entered...

Two armed suspects killed in Beacon Bay shoot-out

Beacon Bay in East London turned into a war zone with at least two armed robbery suspects killed after a shoot-out in the early...

Groundbreaking journey

Academic shares advances in foetal surgery The East London Health Resource Auditorium was packed with medical practitioners on Tuesday who came to listen to Prof Samad Shaik share ...

Giving children the chance to sparkle

A Hermanus couple’s success in improving education in a nearby township demonstrates just how much of a difference civic-minded people can make in the...

SA champ off to world event in Kazakhstan

Dedication and discipline is the name of the game as karateka sempai Litha Mtalalisi gets ready to represent SA in the Kyokushin World Union...

How a ‘do-it-yourself mindset’ is transforming global education

A massive global transformation in education is under way as learners around the world take control of their education through a “do-it-yourself” mindset, bolstering...

American writer, living in EL, tells her life story in new...

US-born author Monya Loya recently released her new book Raging Desire and marked the occasion with a book launch at the Dot.Com Café in...

Designers have eyes on Palesa internship

The Buyel'ekhaya Fashion Development workshop took place at Miriam Makeba Centre for Performing Arts in East London on October 10 to 11 with attendees showing much excitement...

Help realise big bdream

East London’s Asithandile Figlan has been invited to take part in the International Modelling and Talent Association (IMTA) competition in the US in July...

‘Lionism’ in action

The Port Rex Lions Club held their World Service Day on Sunday at the Guild Theatre, in East London where they put on a spectacular...

Ubuntu inspires arts festival

When world musician Tarynne Swarts Pachamama founded the annual Imibala Arts Festival, it was with a vision of ubuntu and an aim to make a positive change in...

Workshop on how the body responds

Local business Inspired Personal Development will host be hosting a free kinesiology workshop at their premises in on Pearce Street this Saturday. The workshop is...

Workshop helps women stay INpowered

success&colour's event with WIP Woman INpowered on Saturday October 5, was a great success. Although the topic of rape, hijacking and threatening situations is...

‘Never give up’

Former Selborne headboy enourages pupils HUNDREDS of Old Selbornians sat at the field during the commemoration of  147th birthday of Selborne College on Friday. About 450...

Blind siblings still live with a positive vision

Support No Limits/Tape Aids for Blind Fundraiser on Saturday Being able to see beyond the norm and an air of fun and adventure are just...

Aussie company turns stones into tree-free waterproof paper

Two Australian entrepreneurs are saving trees by making paper out of stones. Kevin Garcia and Jon Tse, of Karst Stone Paper, are producing notebooks made...

Pregnant & stressed out? You’re more likely to have a girl,...

New US research has found that women who experience stress during their pregnancy are more likely to give birth to a girl than a...

Being overweight before age 40 may boost your cancer risk

New European research has found that being overweight before the age of 40 could increase the risk of various cancers in both men and...

Glitzy ceremony for local heroes

The Daily Dispatch will host its fifth annual Local Heroes Awards Ceremony at the East London ICC on October 31. to celebrate our unsung...

Dsrac sets pace for healthy living

Hundreds of young and old gathered in their hundreds at the Orlando Stadium in Mdantsane last Friday when . The department of sport, recreation,...

Groote Schuur unveils cancer machine that can treat 40 patients a...

Groote Schuur hospital in Cape Town has unveiled a new radiotherapy machine worth R36m that can treat up to 40 patients a day. Prof Jeannette...

Merrifield wows the world

Merrifield pupils students recently participated in the World Scholars Cup (WSC) Mini Global Competition in Durban. This competition, held from September 23 to 27, brought...

Why you’re more likely to overeat when dining with family &...

Who's never felt like they've eaten enough for days to come after a big family meal? The tendency to eat more than usual when...

Team effort uplifts girl pupils

Shouts of joy and elation filled the Lumko High School hall in East London as scores of young girls received a handsome donation of...

Annual designers workshop

Tape measures and all things fashion are upon us as the Buyel’ekhya Fashion Development workshop kicks off on Thursday and Friday at the Miriam...

Bumb’INGOMSO event fights GBV

#IAmNotNext was the theme of the day as the pupils of East London Science College attended the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Cry Awareness event which...

WATCH | Gingers unite as Ed Sheeran & Prince Harry star...

“It's like looking in the mirror,” Prince Harry jokes as he opens the door to pop superstar Ed Sheeran in a video shared on...

Workshop to share sound business tips

With the generous support from the office of the premier, as well as the departments of labour and the department of social development, King...

Peep Show exhibit a big inspiration to pupils

The East London Fine Arts Society (ELFAS), together with the Ann Bryant Art Gallery, in East London hosted their annual Peep Show Art Exhibition,...

Croquet great fun for all ages

Arguably the most memorable illustration of croquet (pronounced ‘crow-kay’), was depicted by Lewis Carroll in ‘Alice in Wonderland’. The self-indulgent Queen of Hearts chose to...

A journey of self-discovery

While most people would have given up all hope after losing everything they own, Michael Conway chose instead to use the disaster as a...

Port celebrates Maritime Day

The Port of East London celebrated World Maritime Day at Latimer's Landing last Thursday. The day was created by the United Nations (UN) and the...

Dreams to be a cook to contend with

Mdantsane resident local and self-taught cook Anam Xinwa has become been a hot contender in making waves in local cooking competitions. since he started...

U17 tournament needs support

Heritage Month was closed off with the inaugural Under 17 rugby tournament hosted by Leo Mbini Rugby Development in Berlin. Seven teams from across the...

‘Set of wheels’ inspires

Clarette Arends said she feels a deep sense of gratitude after receiving her new wheelchair at the PnA Wheelchair handover in East London on...

Four dead, 15 injured in horror EL car crash

Four people were killed while 15 were seriously injured when a minibus taxi and a sedan collided on the N2 in East London on...

Her friend gave her a kidney, and new life

Going beyond the bounds of friendship, Sandy Gower recently donated her kidney to Beulah Loxton, her friend of 25 years, in Cape Town. Loxton had...

Centre for deaf kids targeted by thieves

Despairing staff at the East London Carel Du Toit Centre said their premises was broken into three times in September. Principal Paula Copper said the...

Architect’s plan to build others

There is more to architecture than just buildings, says the department of public works’ (DPW) only female chief architect in the Amathole region, Preeya...

Teaching kids and adults how to swim

Two experienced swimming coaches, Wanda Steyn and Emma Fraser, have joined forces to start a swimming school in East London. The Winners Extreme Swimming Academy...

Bodybuilding cop celebrated

Cambridge SAPS Capt Steve Du Rand was placed fifth in the over-50s division at the International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation 2019 Championships in Midrand,...

Waterpolo boys give it their all

Schools from across the country descended on the came to the Selborne College and Joan Harrison pools last weekend for the 32nd edition of...

Berita is making it her business to soar

A new sense of purpose and direction is what Berita is all about as she launches her country-wide Yours Tour around the country to...

Learning skills to counsel others

Masithethe Counselling Services held a Personal Growth and Counselling Skills Course for 43 community workers last week Friday. The course focused on personal development, self-understanding...

Lights, camera, action!

The Eastern Cape film development sector will receive a much-needed financial boost, the Eastern Cape Provincial Arts Council (ECPACC) announced at a media launch...

043 breakthrough year

The Mdantsane rugby fraternity continues to grow, helped along by the 043 Rugby Development Programme with Luvuyo Madliki as the convenor. The programme first came...

Bikers revved at blood drive

Bikers and members of the East London community revved up to support graced the fifth annual Social Riders MCC Blood Run at the East...

Men take stand against gender-based violence

East London men showed their solidarity on Friday with SA’s women and children, in a march against gender-based violence. (GBV). The group, under the theme...

Leo Mbini tourney a great success

The second annual Leo Mbini Berlin School’s Revival Programme Tournament was under way on Friday lat week with 10 schools competing at the Berlin...

The value-add of sound advice

Rhodes Business School graduate Lungelwa Mtabazi has made a name for herself after establishing Mtabazi&Co Consulting, a strategy and skills development and training firm. The...