Friday, May 29, 2020

Pupils help township dogs

“If one person can make a difference in the world, I believe we can all live in better place,” Leilah du Plessis, 13, said....

Gearing up to cycle around the world

Cyclist aiming to set Guiness record, for African Angels East London businesswoman Cristin Flynn has a monumental goal ahead of her as she seeks to...

Promaths class passes with flying colours

Designed to speed up top-level results among Grades 10 to 12 pupils in previously disadvantaged areas, the Promaths programme at the Kutlwanong Centre for...

Swallows remain on top of Super 14 log after win against...

PE team coach amits mistakes cost them dearly Hundreds of rugby fans crowded into the Mdantsane Unit 1 Stadium on Saturday during the Eastern Cape...

TEASER: Locals gather at the E.L Golf Club for a good...

Gately Rotary Club hosted hundreds of people at a breakfast fundraising event on Saturday, with the guest speaker, Tracy Going, sharing her story in...

Party to help children’s home

Birthday bash takes a back seat for fundraising event instead Instead of celebrating her birthday with her loved ones, East London local Fran Smith will...

Champions all in 13th Ironman 70.3

About 1,400 athletes flocked to the East London beachfront last weekend for the Ironman 70.3 SA. Cape Town’s Matt Trautman was crowned the men’s...

R10 000 raised to help keep girls in classroom

‘Overwhelming’ response to student’s plea for sanitary towels “Health and people have always been a passion for me and I am also inspired by the...

High hopes for Ironman 70.3

Buckingham also aiming to reclaim African champ title The gruelling annual Ironman 70.3 race is back for the 13th time on Sunday and local fitness...

Teen shows kind heart

15-year-old born with heart defect donates wheelchair to girl After undergoing five heart operations by the time she was 11, four of which were open-heart...

Athlete needs help getting to race in Slovakia

Mdantsane triathlete in need of R40,000 Mdantsane athlete Sikelela Kakele will be going to the Triathlon World Championships in Slovakia in 2020. Kakele qualified for...

Book captures ‘ebb and flow’ of lives

East London photographer captures essence of being Sometimes my deepest and most precious thoughts come to me when I walk along the beach in the early...

Festival promotes reading

Child authors’ books on display at inaugural event, at museum Book for Every Child Foundation founder Vuyokazi Biyana said their goal was “to promote the...

Set for New York stage

18-year-old Rakhir to attend IMTA convention Aspiring actor and model Rakhir Bharat,18, has been called back by international talent scouts such as Joey Hunter, Rhavynn...

Just believe in pedal power

St Bernard’s Hospice Pedal for a Purpose to raise funds for palliative care for all The annual St Bernard’s Hospice Pedal for a Purpose Cycle...

Bursary opens doors

Mdantsane star hitting his Wits studies for a six While Mdantsane is known for producing sterling boxers and rugby players, it is rare to have...

Splashing out on Aquathon Day

Virgin Active Quigney makes waves for CHOC In celebration of Worldwide Aquathon Day last Saturday, the Virgin Active Quigney indoor swimming pool was filled with participants...

Miss Wild Coast has work to do

Gonubie Manor was sparkling with glitz and glamour recently as 15 models competed for the crown of Miss Wild Coast. In the end, victory...

Story of a true life ordeal

Family’s dream holiday ends with them being kidnapped Former Nelson Mandela University lecturer Dave Muller will be launching his first book, Not Child’s Play, on...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Remembering Biko

A STRONG sense of self, pride and burning national issues were on display as people descended upon Ginsberg, in King William’s Town to commemorate...

Adelaide water run success

The current drought in Adelaide and its surrounds is reportedly the worst in 50 years. The town’s primary servicing dam is par- ched, cracked and...

Memorial service for murdered women

An emotionally charged and sombre memorial service was held at Downtown Christian Church last Friday in East London by Masimanyane Women’s Rights International, in...

Avoid being a victim of crime with these insights from a...

According to the most recent Stats SA Victims of Crime Survey, a total of 34,880 hijackings took place in SA in one year. That’s...

Century of loving prayer

Traditional regalia was the theme of the day as Phatiwe Saki celebrated her 100th birthday at the African Methodist Episcopal Church hall in Mdantsane...

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...