Sunday, September 22, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

UFH student flies SA flag high at global youth think-tank

University of Fort Hare student Banele Melaphi took part in an engaging International Youth Diplomacy Conference (IYDC) in Accra, Ghana from July 16 to...

Clarendon pupils get into combat mode

Grade 8 pupils eight students from Clarendon High School spent their afternoon in a three-hour workshop learning tips on self-defence with Kalah Combat and...

Youth benefit from arts festival platform

  The Mdantsane Indoor Sport Centre was filled with talented young people showcasing their creative skills during the two-day Inckubeko Yomntwana Arts Festival which took...

Prisons staff give food to the hungry

To honour late president Nelson Mandela, department of correctional services (DCS) officials spent their Friday feeding the residents of Quigney. A number of homeless people...

Activist driven to help youth dispel myths

An Eastern Cape psychologist is on a mission to dispel mental health stereotypes in black communities – one young mind at a time. Community activist...

EL entrepreneur up for award

Hard work and sacrifice has paid off for East London businesswoman Phumeza Ceshemba who has been nominated for the 2019 Regional Businesswoman of the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

EL teenager killed while playing with gun

East London police have sent a stern warning to licensed firearm owners after a 15-year-old Mdantsane teenager was killed while playing with a gun...

Green Merrifield gets platinum

Merrifield College received a platinum certificate from the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (Wessa) for four years of consistent work in key...

Good family fun at picnic

The second annual Families South Africa (Famsa) picnic took place at Southernwood Primary School in East London, with a lot of excitement and fun. The...

Helping youth in sport

Local sport science graduate Ayandiswa Sowazi has always had a passion for sport and an interest in physical activities. “Growing up, I used to play...

Fundraiser boosts Breath of Life kitty

The Restore Trust Foundation held their first music festival to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Breath of Life Place of Safety on Saturday at...

Makisi set for global awards

  Gospel radio presenter Loyiso Makisi, 26, has been nominated for best presenter at the upcoming Gabriel Global Gospel Awards. (GGGA). The East London-born presenter started...

GALLERY: Carnival at Hudson Park Primary School entertains locals

  It was a big turn out at the annual Hudson Park Primary Carnival on Saturday, pupils, staff members and their family members had a...

Baseball coach off to join SA squad camp

Baseball champion and Eagles coach Lwazi Mlondolozi, 32, has been invited to be part of the South African baseball team in Cape Town later ...

Masithethe Counselling opens new King centre

Masithethe Counselling Services opened a new centre r in King William’s Town last week Thursday. Masithethe director Jackie Orsmond said the main goal of the...

#Blessed’ shines a spotlight

Jenny Bryson Moorcroft Theatre’s four-day social justice play #Blessed came to an end on Sunday at the Arts Theatre in East London. Set in East...

High tea serves up R60,000 for home

  Berea Gardens Retirement Foundation’s hall was decked in rainbow colours, with balloons floating from the ceiling, tables covered with different kinds of delicious food...

Celebrating 20 years

  Celebrating two decades in the business, SuperSPAR Highway in Mdantsane recently honoured their five “long service” workers who have been with them since the...

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...

WATCH: Police run for cover after being chased by protesters in...

It was a tough week for police in the Eastern Cape‚ who had to run for cover when they were stoned by protesters in...

Cultural celebration of note

Mdantsane non-profit organisation Project Khulisanani (PK) is holding its second annual Buya’Mbo Cultural Celebration tomorrow at Mthombo's Palace The Restro Lounge, in Mdantsane’s NU7. PK...

From rogue, rebel to penning story of down rebirth

East London-born author, Sivu Matyila has written another book, I Was Born the Day My Father Died, which will be launched on September 29...

Newsworthy achievement

East London’s Wandiswa Ntengento is reaping the fruits of her labour as she flourishes in Johannesburg as a senior producer for an international media...

Local athlete beats odds

Mdantsane-based athlete Sikelela Kakele is a beacon of hope for his community after having overcome the odds to become a driven, competitive triathlete. “I originally...