Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Swallows take flight

THE Rugby Super League kicked off in East London on Saturday with Swallows Rugby Football hosting the Old Selbornians Rugby Football Club in Mdantsane. Swallows...

We are fighting a war

THE war against poaching was placed at the forefront during a talk by Green Scorpions director, Div de Villiers, at the Marjorie Courtenay Latimer...

Dancer needs help with chance to perform in US

THE CyfaDance community development project, which was started in 2008 by local dancer and model Benjamin Rexana, has been helping young children in and...

A great day at the EL Zoo

EAST London residents had the opportunity to explore the city’s zoo during the its annual open day on Saturday. Friends of East London Zoo (Felzoo)...

Field of toilets is only sign of multi-million rand housing promise

A multi-million rand Khomga Commonage housing project with its R30-million water and sanitation infrastructure component started four years ago. Today it is an eyesore. More...

GALLERY: Rugby league starts

The Rugby Super League kicked off on Saturday with Swallows Rugby Football Club hosting Old Boys in Mdantsane. For a...

Off to Games in Ausie

EAST London-born Eloise Webb, 22, who was educated at Grens High School, will not only represent her home town but also South Africa as...

Wheelchair gives new hope

LOCAL occupational and physical therapy patient, Nontozinina Nkomiyakhaba was the most recent beneficiary of a PnA Stationers and Sweethearts Foundation wheelchair handover. In partnering with...

Shot eaglet returned to nest

THE six-month-old African crowned eagle found injured last week has recently been release back to its parents, returning to its nest. After some time spent...

Anger at EL potholes

EAST London motorists are becoming increasingly concerned about with the poor and dangerous condition of the city’s roads.state of the roads in the city. Public...

Peggy Netsa hosts fun day

NON-Profit Organisation Peggy Nesta Foundation recently held its first event of 2018 – a Kids Easter Fun Day, at Pefferville Primary School. Former Chippa United...

Join Big Walk in autism month

AS AUTISM Awareness Month draws closer, the Eastern Cape branch of Autism South Africa (ASA) and Autism Sinethemba in East London are gearing up...

Reaching out to the needy

NON Profit organisation A Random Act of Kindness (AROK) is helping to make a difference in East London. The organisation was started by locals Masibulele...

Gifted autistic pupil to play at concert

MUSIC is JR Nkosi’s preferred method of communication and he has, since receiving his first toy keyboard on his seventh birthday, never looked back. The...

BCM TV to tell local stories and create jobs

MDANTSANE entrepreneurs Siviwe Mahlahla and Anele Silinyana are hoping to start a television station that will cover events in and around Buffalo City. Their idea...

A random act of kindness makes a difference to the needy

Non-profit organisation makes a difference to people in East London by assisting them with basic needs they cannot afford. For a full story, read...

PnA Ultimate Performer: Gallery

The PnA Ultimate Performer Finals took place yesterday at the Guild Theatre. The competition was extremely stiff, with performers giving it their all on...

Equipment boost for boxing federation

THE Buffalo City Boxing Federation was in high spirits on Saturday when it received their outstanding boxing equipment at the Gompo Hall in Duncan...

Annual beauty pageant aims to uplift youth

THE annual Mr and Miss Mdantsane pageant will take place next week Wednesday at the Mdantsane Indoor Sports Centre from 10am to 6pm. The young...

Champions Swallows fly high

THE Eastern Cape Super 12 Rugby Tournament came to an end on Saturday with Mdantsane team Swallows Rugby Football Club crowned as champions of...

Bed racers go all out

THE Gonubie Round Table Charity Bed Race at the East London Race track on Saturday raised a whopping R50000 for various local charities. The rainy...

Knit one, purl one, with Rotary

THE Rotary Club of East London’s Rotary Anns recently started teaching cancer patients at Frere Hospital to knit and crochet. Run by former social worker...

Fun run swells coffers fro learning centre

THE Ezase Kasi Fun 7km run at Ekoneni Butchery at NU1 in Mdantsane at over the weekend raised funds for the needy. The event was...

Bouquet of Dance: Gallery

The East London Dance Forum presented the Bouquet of Dance at the Guild Theatre on March 20 and 21. The production showcased a variety...

WATCH:Rugby tourney comes to an end

  Mdantsane rugby team, Swallows Rugby Football Club, beat Harlequins, team from Port Elizabeth, during the Eastern Cape Super 12 Rugby Tournament on Saturday. For...

Youth creates awareness

  The ANCYL of ward 20 in Mdantsane spent their Saturday morning cleaning the polluted streets of the township. For the full story, read the...

Fun run brings community together

Ezase Kasi Fun run took place on Saturday with community members enjoying the 7km distance in Mdantsane. For the full story, read the GO!...

PnA Ultimate Performer in full swing: GALLERY

THE Preliminary rounds of the PnA Ultimate Performer took place at the weekend at Vincent Park and saw a multitude of talented individuals take...

BCM’S save water drive

THE Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCM) is heading out to schools and shopping malls to spread awareness about water shortages facing the city. The BCM...

Getting revved for Africa Bike Week

THE biggest free motorcycle event in Africa is coming to town next month and members of the public are invited to register in order...

Swallows soar in to big final

THE Eastern Cape Super 12 rugby tournament resumed last week Saturday after a semifinal match between Swallows Rugby Football Club (RFC) and Gardens RFC...

McLellan mobilizes ‘war’ on plastic bags

TWO Oceans Aquarium Environmental Campaigner, Hayley McLellan, visited East London and shared her Rethink the Bag campaign message at Merrifield School last Friday. McLellan introduced...

Support for race against Cansa

HUNDREDS of supporters  filled the Buffalo City Jan Smuts Stadium on Saturday to remember  and celebrate the lives of those who had succumbed to...

Join Colour Fun Run for good cause

MDANTSANE non-profit organisation Project Khulisanani will have their second run, 7km Ezase Kasi Colour Fun Run, on Saturday starting at Ekoneni Butchery, NU 1...

Friends rally to raise funds

Fighting a never ending battle with stage four breast cancer, 37 year old, Angi Wienekus's only hope is to receive Herceptin treatment-at R18 000...

Gallery opens doors for the love of art

NGCOBO-BORN artist Litha Ncokazi’s , 34, is a passionate art enthusiast with a love of for art that drove him to open his own...

PnA Ultimate Performer in full swing

The PnA Ultimate Performer is in full swing, with a jam packed registration day at PnA Stationers last weekend. The day saw many new...

Visitors pack museum’s first Saturday opening

THE East London Museum opened its doors on Saturday for the first time this year –with locals and visitors spending their morning exploring the...

New ‘Gogo’ tale now on the shelf

RADIOGRAPHER turned children's author Kathy Hill has recently released the second instalment of her Gogo series, self-publishing the book through the leading provider of...

Gift for dog groomer

KIND-hearted Amalinda locals Jennifer and Klaus Roddeman donated dog grooming equipment to an entrepreneur who has started her own business in the beauty industry,...

Stirling pupils to sparkle on stage

STIRLING High School brings yet another high-quality, large-scale production to the Guild Theatre, in East London this week. Directed by the school’s drama teacher Marc...

R60 000 raised for autism school

THE annual Vincent SuperSpar and East London Golf Club (ELGC) Charity Cup took place last week Friday and saw a total of R60 000...

Talent showcase set to enthrall audiences

THE PNA Ultimate Performer is back for another vibrant and talent-filled showcase starting with preliminary rounds next weekend at Vincent Park. Now in its eighth...

Gallery hosts Monet art lecture

ADDRESSING art enthusiasts at the Ann Bryant Art Gallery tonight at 7pm, Barry Gibb will be giving a lecture on the famous Impressionist artist,...

Shoddy stadium losing events

THE poor condition of the Jan Smuts Stadium is a big concern raising big concern among those involved in the local sporting fraternities, especially...

A victory for Inxeba producers as film is allowed back in...

BY JESSICA LEVITT AND KYLE ZEEMAN Fans of Inxeba (The Wound) will now be able to watch the film in cinemas after an appeal on the reclassification...

Going extra mile for the children

BORN and bred in Mdantsane, born and bred, Tabisa Loliwe, is a woman with a purpose of changing the lives of young people’s lives...

Film board distances itself from Inxeba ruling

  The Film and Publication Board (FPB) has distanced itself from its Appeals Tribunal after the tribunal changed the rating of Inxeba (The Wound) to...

BCM sweeps litter under the carpet

JUST a few weeks after the GO! & Express exposed the dreary state of the Umtiza Nature Reserve in the Buffalo Pass area, rife...

Epic Cycle for Grandads Army

OVER a happy and successful event last week, the Grandads Army launched their fourth annual Rob Burton memorial ride in aid of the local...