Monday, March 18, 2019

Cansa Relay for Life raises R500k

Hundreds of people braved the rain to take part in the annual Cansa Relay for Life held at Jan Smuts Stadium last Saturday evening...

Stars in the making

The PnA Ultimate Performer finals took place on Sunday at the Guild Theatre. The competition was originally conceived by Performance Platform in conjunction with PnA...
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{WATCH} PROTEST FOR ZOO-FREE SA

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‘How I turned my life around’

“I looked at the world through the eyes of of fear. I was looking for a purpose, but I was looking for it at...

Energy-savvy hot sleeve

In light of the rising costs of electricity, AET Africa has developed an energy-saving device called the Hotspot and held a demonstration for the...

Ladies flock to nite race

THOUSANDS of runners flocked to Kennington Road in Nahoon last Saturday for the 10km and 5km Kempston Ladies Nite Race. Only women participated in the...

Wedding anniversary

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY: Mike and Sally McLaren were married on March 8 1969 in the Presbyterian Church, Krugersdorp. They were blessed with three children –...

Performers wow judges

IMPRESSIVE dancers, harmonic vocalists, dramatic actors, witty wordsmiths and aspiring models showcased their many talents at the ninth PnA Ultimate Performer Preliminaries this past...

Locals help feed needy

“We are not doing this for fame or applause, but we want to show people that having compassion and humanity can make a difference...

Workshop hones counsellors’ skills

Masithethe Counselling Services held a 10-day workshop from February 11 to 22 at their East London premises specifically aimed at community workers. In the first...

Focus on your studies not on alcohol, says Mabuyane

The launch of an educational Anti Alcohol Abuse campaign (AAAC) took place at the Regent Hotel in East London on Tuesday, where institutions of...

Accident on Settlers Way

  Code Blue vehicle overturned on Settlers Way recently,drivers are warned of traffic backing up. Picture:SUPPLIED

Mother found murdered in Amalinda, East London, flat

East London police are investigating a case of murder after a 37-year-old mother of one was found dead in her flat in Emerald Sky...

Fun fundraiser

The Carel du Toit Centre will host a fun-filled morning tea with Miss Deaf South Africa 2018 Lethiwe Ntaka on March 2 at Clarendon...

Young and old get step on at Valentine’s dance

Red and white were the colours of the night at Quentin's Valentine's Day dance which was held at the Comrades Bowling Club on Friday...

BCM teams still in the running in Super 12

Round four of the Eastern Cape Super 12 rugby league produced three local wins among the four BCM-based teams on Saturday. Port Elizabeth team Star...

Be forewarned and forearmed during load-shedding

Well, that certainly came out of nowhere, huh? One day we're enjoying a nice quiet weekend, the next thing we know the lights are...

Change the Channel Cabaret

  SING ALONG: An intimate crowd gathered at the Arts Theatre in Arcadia, East London, to enjoy the opening night of the Valentine’s Day cabaret,...

Pupils show hearts for Choc kids

The Hudson Park Primary Port Rex Cubs rose to the challenge to raise awareness for International Childhood Cancer Day last Friday. They also celebrated the...

Valentine’s march for sexual health

Valentine's Day was celebrated differently by hundreds of young people from Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality as they marched to Gompo Hall in Duncan Village...

PnA Ultimate Performer 2019 Official Launch [VIDEO]

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Brands Furnishers Win This Car Competition prize handover [VIDEO]

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Lazy afternoon at Music in the Park

In a bid to raise money for charities, the Rotary Club of Arcadia will host its annual Music in the Park event on Sunday...

Growing hockey stars

East London Hockey Academy, formerly known as Mini Hockey, has been the starting point for many young hockey players over the years. Coaching co-ordinator Hayden...

Structured Police tame Tigers

Buffalo City Municipality-(BCM)based rugby teams Berlin Tigers and East London Police Rugby Football Club faced each other in an exciting match on Saturday as...

Valentine’s Day competition winners

By Wendy Kretschmann AS the classic 1970’s disco song by John Paul Young goes: “Love is in the air …” And never more so is this...

Fine art of dressing up

University of Fort Hare (UFH) law student and self-taught artist Thuso Pharela showcased his artwork at the Little and Teen Glam International 2019 in...

J-Sindy’s voice rings out against abuse

East London-based artist J-Sindy is hoping to change men's attitudes towards women and child abuse through song. Born Mncedi Ntantiso, J-Sindy believes that music is...

Running for a cause

Margie Bentley from East London is a true inspiration with a spirit of giving done through the love of running. Bentley has for the last...

Needy expectant moms in spotlight

Non-profit organisation Breath of Life hosted a fundraiser at Abbotsford Christian Church on Saturday in a bid to involve the community in their work...

Take part in charity fun to fight polio

Take part in the fun-filled Bigfoot & Rotary Polio Challenge this today at the BUCO Astro Park in Bunkers Hill and support the fight...

Meals on Wheels bring joy with teddies

Meals on Wheels have recently started an initiative to donate teddy bears to the elderly and those that who are suffering from with Alzheimer’s...

Cabaret at Arts Theatre

The Change the Channel Valentine's Day cabaret will take place at the Arts Theatre from February 12 to 23 and is sure to wow...

Ironman success

Thousands of brave athletes flocked to East London to take on the gruelling Standard Bank Ironman 70.3 South Africa on Sunday. Despite the drop...

Caged to entertain

  "What is the purpose of the zoo, as there is no form of education or conservation that comes from it? These animals are just...

Super 12 sides set to resume battle

The Super 12 Rugby Competition kicked off last weekend with Buffaloes Rugby Club hosting the Old Selbornians Rugby Club and losing the encounter 36-10. The...

GALLERY: Brave athletes take on the challenge

Standard Bank Ironman 70.3 took place on Sunday with approximately 2000 participants taking on the challenging race. For the full story, read The GO&...

EL model has US firmly in her sights

Aspiring model Sinebango Cetywayo, 11, has been selected to represent East London on an international stage at the International Arts Applause Rising Talent Showcase...

Become a lay counsellor

Masithethe Counselling Services held their annual Lay Counsellor in Personal Growth and Counselling skills course on Tuesday evening at the East London Golf Course. The...

Help museum put together exhibition

The East London Museum is calling on the community to assist to put together an exhibition on the Cape parrot. This exhibition, in collaboration with...

Tablers step up to challenge

Round Table 1 East London are raising funds for Selborne Primary School pupil Ubuko Mpotulo who was diagnosed with meningococcal septicmemia. The lining of Mpotulo’s...

BAT to meet at EL zoo

Non-Profit Organisation, Ban Animal Trading South Africa, and Daron Mann will hold a peaceful gathering at the East London Zoo on Saturday. “The purpose is...

EL CHOC House celebrates 10 years

HIP HIP HOORAY: East London CHOC House celebrated their 10th birthday on Friday. In 2018, the house was home to 2,717 adults and their...

Putting ageing in brighter light

Kennersly Park carer Magaret Ntlokwana shared her views on growing old in her book , As Time Goes By, which takes a positive look...

Pupil’s dream comes true

HUDSON Park High School pupil Nonelela Yikha was recently selected for the South African U19 cricket team to tour India from February 15 to...

Keep our beaches clean

Even though we’ve all gone back to school or started work, it’s still summer time here in BCM which means the beaches are still...

Music lovers given a boost

Duncan Village music enthusiasts received some music equipment from MEC of the department of sport recreation, arts and culture (Dsrac) Bulelwa Tunyiswa handed over...

Fed-up Komga township residents beg for water

Residents living in Komga’s townships claim the Amathole District Municipality has not carted water to them in two months. Instead, they have to walk long...

Number of lost pets increases

The festive season is finally over. Fun memories were made by some, but not by those who lost their furry family members friends during...