Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Yolanda inspired by her mother to feed the poor

INSPIRED by her mother's drive to help others, Yolanda Mtsaka, 28, of Scenery Park, founded Buffalo City CareGivers to ensure that the homeless of...

Dynamic dance showcase

The Dynamic Body Studio's Holiday Club's showcase performance took place on Tuesday and Wednesday night at the Arts Theatre Club in East London. Dancers from...

1,000 nurses graduate to boost the health department

IN A  major  boost for the health department, more than  1,000 nurses from Lilitha Nursing College in East London graduated on Wednesday and Thursday. According...

‘Hit man’ Taylor ready to rock the Guild stage

EVER-POPULAR muso, Garth Taylor, will grace the Guild Theatre stage on July 20 and 22. The talented SA Music Awards (Sama) nominated artist is celebrating...

Parkside CMR office opens

THE Christelike Maatskaplike Raad (CMR) has expanded its services offices and have recently by opening a new satellite office in Parkside. CMR East London has...

Batting Bridge closed for maintenance

The Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality is advising motorists that the Batting Bridge will be closed for maintenance on Saturday. Road users are encouraged to make...

Winter Warmers latest winner

Congratulations to Saliem Dolley, the latest winner in our Winter Warmers Competition

Cake show a feast for the eyes (Gallery)

The East London branch of the South African Cake Decorators Guild held their bi-annual Cake Show and Competition in the NG Kerk Hall in...

African art works on display

NTOBEKO Mjijwa will be exhibiting his African-inspired artwork at the Ann Bryant Art Gallery in East London from tomorrow until Wednesday. Mjijwa is a lecturer...

Trevor Klose 10km (Gallery)

The Trevor Klose 10km race took place at the East London Athletics Club (ELAC) headquarters this weekend. Pictures by Matthew Field RESULTS Open - Men Lutahando Hejana...

Stirling pupils jazz it up at National Arts Festival

PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC: Stirling pupils Jayson van Rooyen (trombone - middle), Caitlyn Poole (sax – front) and Eldene Bruiners and Nerisha Ramjee...

Flying squad’s wings clipped

The Mdantsane police cluster flying squad is grounded. It does not have a single functioning vehicle. The cluster fights serious crime in a large area...

Upmarket display for Eastern Cape artists

Solemn ceramic cows, quirky felt sheep, swirly wire baskets and vibrant beaded bags are some of the innovative crafts now on display at Hemingways...

Beacon Bay, Gonubie Road on target

The construction of the Beacon Bay and Gonubie Link Road, which is set to be completed in March 2019, is currently ahead of schedule. This...

SASSA distances itself from message circulating on social media

A fake news article claiming SASSA accidentally paid grants to 17 000 illegal immigrants from Zimbabwe has been doing the rounds on social media. SASSA...

Gift of shoes keeps kids in school

Growing up, Lelethu Kenny Tukuvana had to walk to school barefoot – something he vowed no other child should have to experience. And for two...

Changes to diet help bears of EL Zoo return to health

Gina and Jenny, the brown bears of the East London Zoo, are looking much better, according to Lionel de Lange, CEO of Lawrence Anthony...

Search on for armed gang who robbed store

A manhunt is under way  for three heavily-armed men who allegedly robbed the Cambridge Pep store in East London making off with a large...

200 EC ambulances ‘stuck’

The Eastern Cape government’s fleet management entity is in a state of chaos, with a R312-million vehicle management system purchased in 2006 not being...

Call to share memories of EL flood

On this day 48 years ago, East Londoners had no clue they were soon to be hit by a massive flood which left 12...

Threat to shut down BCM cemeteries

Grieving families could be barred from conducting funeral services at metro cemeteries this weekend if city authorities fail to come to the table and...

Oprah, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Usher, Pharrell, Tyler Perry & more headed to...

A host of international celebrities will be heading to South Africa in December to be part of the Global Citizen Festival, a free and...

Charity begins at home for Pink Fairy

After running his 12th consecutive Comrades Marathon eight years ago, King William’s Town’s Mike Webb, also known as the Pink Fairy, decided to spice...

R30 000 donated in prizes for Annual Golf day

MORE than  R30000 in prizes was donated at the Annual Golf Day held at the East London Golf Club on Saturday. Golf convener Terry-Andre Eleftheriou...

Poor state of roads angers residents

SOME  roads in the East London suburbs of Cambridge and Southernwood are in dire need of refurbishment. Reporters from the GO! & Express  drove to...

Scouted for world stage

Okuhle Mpepo, 16, has been scouted to seen her passion for acting rewarded after earning an opportunity to represent South Africa and East London...

Women’s soccer coach on top of her game

FORMER soccer player, Phumza Nqweniso, 33, of Duncan Village says being a woman  coach is a daunting task but her team keeps her on...

Flea market help for needy

NON-profit organisation Helping Those In Need  held a week-long flea market recently in 6 Jarvis Road, Berea to help families and children they are...

UFH drama unit in rousing festival debut

UNIVERSITY of Fort Hare drama society, Isandi seGubu (The sound of the drum), made history recently by performing the play at the National Arts...

Selborne pupil earns top 10 spot at SA School Squash

SQUASH: Congratulations to Luke Jacoby of Selborne College who ranked in the top 10 in of the Under 14 South African Schools Squash. Picture:SUPPLIED

Dance club stays in step

Dynamic Dance Academy will host its first July holiday club for one week at the Dynamic Body Studio in East London. The holiday club will ...

Joy over “wheelchair gift”

ANOTHER lucky recipient received the was given the gift of mobility this week at PNA’s ninth Wheelchair Handover. Sara Smal, who suffers from a...

Stirling pupils perform at National Arts Festival

MAKE SOME NOISE: Stirling High School pupils auditioned at the Standard Bank National School's Youth Jazz Band 2018, with five making it to the...

Clarendon does well at the squash tourney

WELL DONE: Clarendon High School pupils participated in the national inter-provincial squash tournament in Johannesburg recently. The Border Under 14 Squash team consisted of...

Young beauty makes her mark

THE fact that she has the responsibility to care for her mother who has a challenge with her eyesight, has not prevented Rashè Thompson...

Vincent Mall shoppers donate sanitary pads to keep a girl in...

EVERY month, Dinika Rooy, 29, goes the extra mile to keep girls in school by donating sanitary pads to various BCM primary schools, as...

Say no to drugs, says campaign

A SUBSTANCE abuse campaign held by Buffalo City Metro (BCM) Health District in Breidbach last week was a huge success, with a large attendance...

Buffalo City teens hold their own in top company

It was a superb showing by the U13 Buffalo City team at the annual Bill Stewart U13 interprovincial soccer tournament last week as they...

Gonubie Primary to perform at International Marimba

MARIMBA MAGIC: Gonubie Primary School's Major Marimba musicians performed a toe-tapping set at the ICC in East London recently. The band will be taking...

EL pupil to grace the stage in USA

Clarendon High School pupil,Okuhle Mpepo, has been selected to showcase her talented acting skills in United States of America. For the full story, read...

Selborne gets starring role for Craven

The Border Craven and Academy Week teams have entered their final week of preparation ahead of their respective national weeks, which get under way...

Clarendon girls donate to charity

SHARING IS CARING: Clarendon High School girls were asked to give before they went on holiday. The girls made sandwiches which were donated to...

Woman vanishes at EL CBD taxi rank

A young woman on her first ever visit to East London has been reported missing amid fears that she may have been abducted. Charedene Myburgh,...

SASSA apologises, assures social grant beneficiaries will be paid in full

The Acting CEO of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), Mr Abraham Mahlangu, has noted the challenges experienced by grants beneficiaries during the...

Selected WSU trio embark on cultural expedition to China

Three Walter Sisulu University tourism students have been selected for an opportunity of a lifetime trip and will be among 150 from around the...

Cops held for keeping seized goods

  Three police officers have been arrested for theft and corruption Image: File Three East London police officers have been arrested for theft and corruption after they were...

Another blow for consumers as record high fuel price to rise...

The petrol price‚ already at a record high‚ is set to go up again this week. Energy minister Jeff Radebe has announced that the price...

Silver medals for Cambridge High School’s U15

  DREAM TEAM: Cambridge High School's under-15 team proudly display their silver medals which they received at the recent Eastern Cape Netball Champions. They also...

Bulelani wins Rhino Race

Rhino Race Champion: Bulelani Mgubo from Postdam won the 8km men's race during the Ashmel Superspar 8km and 5km Rhino Run that took place...

Dream Alive Foundation to empower youth

DREAM Alive Foundation is a newly found organisation that was established in April, by East London and King Williams Town students, with an aim...