Saturday, November 28, 2020

Ginger drink all the rage

After suffering from an auto immune disease, the benefits of ginger presented Simone Klaasen with a business opportunity to spread some “Ginger Love”. And a...

GO! People- Dr Robyn Spring

DR ROBYN SPRING Q: Occupation? A: Obstetrician and gynaecologist; owner of Salut Deli. Q: What motivates you to achieve more in life? A: A lot of my drive...

King William’s Town traffic officer and security guard fear they gave...

A King William’s Town  traffic official and a security guard working in the town’s Sassa offices, both of whom tested positive for Covid-19 this...

Hijackers kill two EL men

In a double tragedy, armed robbers shot dead two East London businessmen on Wednesday. Brett Pope of Sanan’s Supermarket, and motorist JJ Kobus Fourie, who...

Bungled BCM accounts to be corrected after the lockdown

Buffalo City Metro ratepayers who had hoped their bungled municipal accounts would finally be corrected will have to wait a while longer as Covid-19...

UPDATED: Here are the back to school dates for all grades

It'll be a month after grade 12 and 7 pupils go back to school that their mates can start to join them in the...

Kids gala postponed as staff fail to open Joan Harrison pool...

A major primary school gala was placed in limbo at the 11th hour on Thursday when Buffalo City staff failed to appear at the...

John Bisseker Secondary School matric dance – pictures

John Bisseker Senior Secondary School had their matric farewell at the Osner Hotel on Friday (June 30). More photos coming soon

ATM robbery in Vincent‚ East London

The FNB ATM outside Vincent SuperSpar in East London was hit in the early hours of Friday morning. Thieves appeared to have broken the lights...

EL traffic official takes on ‘Survivor Quarantine’ test

BCM traffic and law enforcement superintendent of driving licences, Melanie Canestra-Hill, has seen her passion and dedication for her job rewarded, having moved steadily...

Four working toilets for 500 Eastern Cape families, but councillor blames...

Silver Town informal settlement in East London’s Mdantsane has only 10 toilets for 500 families, say community leaders, and six of them are blocked. ANC...

Blanket of love for unwanted babies at new EL centre

Baby cots and nappy-changing tables have replaced hair styling stations and mirrors in a Bonnie Doon building that has been transformed into a serene...

Fire wreaks havoc

LAST week a fire engulfed the Border Equestrian Club (BEC), seriously injuring one person and causing damage worth over R400000. The fire saw groundskeeper Mafuta...

Selborne ‘significance’

STARTED by the Selborne College U16A rugby coach Jono Kruger, the Tries for Lives initiative has raised R15000 for the King's Children's Home and...

New Sharpley book to help others

GASTER Sharpley’s book launch took place on Monday at BMW in Berea and was attended by more than 50 people, including Buffalo City Metro...

Baby centre hit again

More gates are stolen from struggling facility SALEM Baby Care Centre did not start the year on a very high note, as their main and...

Help light up elderly’s lives

BRINGING bright Christmas cheer for the sixth consecutive year, Dianne Grassi will be lighting up her Beacon Bay home with all things festive from Friday...

Beauty therapist a world winner

BEAUTY therapist, Cheryleen Webber is the first from The Beauty Clinic in East London to be accredited as one of the top beauty therapists...

Pair spread the love by helping those in need

MARION and Matthew Peake are going out of their way to make sure that those who are hungry are fed, not just physically but...

Veggie gardens saving little lives

Project helps community to grow, make own baby food IN AN effort to help combat malnutrition in children, the Small Projects Foundation (SPF) has established...

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,...

Vicky Luff’s big birthday bash

THE DYNAMIC Body Studio-owner and Pilates instructor, Vicky Luff, will once again be using her birthday to celebrate generosity, love and giving. In previous years,...

Mdantsane woman stripped naked to open case against perpetrators

The young woman that was stripped naked and forced to parade in public by other women in Mdantsane has opened a case of crimen...

Woman’s body found at East London mall’s parking area

The body of an unknown female was found at an underground parking of the Vincent Park Mall in East London earlier today. Vincent Park Mall...

Infant dies at EL creche

  The inconsolable sobs of a young mother echoed through Mzamomhle’s G-section informal settlement as she battled to accept her “playful” eight-month-old baby boy had...

EL Zoo manager appears in court

Alison Roux, the manager of the East London Zoo has appeared briefly in court on a charge of animal cruelty. The case was postponed to...

Residents, security staff make arrest

GONUBIE Protect has once again ensured the safety and security of their community by assisting in making an arrest this week. On Tuesday, what started...

Another horrific EC accident claims four lives

Four people have been killed, and another critically injured in a horrific accident on the R72, about 50km from East London this morning. According to...

Jafta now oncologist

THE Rotary Club of East London has welcomed back Rotarian Dr Zuki Jafta who recently qualified as a radiation oncologist. Jafta spent four years commuting...

Nahoon car guard prevents fire

Quick action might have saved family their home THE quick reaction of a Nahoon car guard may have saved a family their home, their belongings...

Disparity in area glaring

A nauseating stench fills the air as residents from one side of the street watch the other side receive service delivery in Haven Hills,...

BREAKING: BCM leaves Child Welfare powerless.

The Buffalo City Metro Municipality (BCMM) have turned off East London Child Welfare's electricity. Due to East London Child Welfare's financial struggles over the past...

East London community rallies together to help victims of Knysna fires

AS THE Knysna fires raged on leaving destruction in its wake, the East London community were busy mobilising, hard at work collecting, sorting and...

Free recording offer for artists

Studio bid to boost EL music ILLCHANE Studio is offering free recording time to all East London artists of any genre. The studio will also help...

AmaHlubi boast of using doctors to do circumcisions

While the use of Western medical doctors and medicine in the ritual of traditional circumcision is still treated as taboo in many tribes, AmaHlubi...

PnA Ultimate Performer

The preliminary rounds of the PnA Ultimate performer took place over the weekend at Vincent Park. Many youngsters participated, showing off their talents ( from...

Fraud accused tracked to EL

After her fame during the Pistorius trial, Brenda Wardle faces prosecution herself, writes Kathryn Kimberley A legal commentator, author, qualified nurse and law student who evaded...

Student causes a NSFAS after R14m ‘mistake’

By Jan Bornman A Walter Sisulu University student who accidentally received a R14 million payment on her student debit card will be liable after allegedly spending...

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...

Water bill nightmare

Queries over inflated costs, fall on deaf ears, say residents BUFFALO City Metro (BCM) resident, Corrie Koekemoer has been attempting to rectify her incorrect water...

DJ Luckeez on a high with ‘Sijik’ilanga’ slot

By Poliswa Plaatjie-Sejosing Hosting a daytime show is a dream come true, says Umhlobo Wenene FM’s Sijik’ilanga co-host DJ Luckeez Mfowethu. The Mdantsane radio DJ’s real name...

Couple turns around lives

Former prostitute, gangster hope to inspire youth with their books FORMER drug addict and prostitute Vera Qwesha, together with her former gangster husband, Sakhi Monona,...

East London Fashion Walk to be bigger and better

Fashion show to re-launch as full operational fashion week Auditions for East London Fashion Walk took place at Hemingways Mall on Saturday. 50 models were...

Brave fighter back on road to recovery

Despite living with severe health issues for most of her life, Charnelle Herbert, 17, is not letting her condition hold her back. This brave young...

Tears, joy as killer gangsters get life

Judge lashes out at culture of violence in northern areas Respected Port Elizabeth High Court Judge Glenn Goosen slated gang culture and its devastating effects...

Adopt a dog or cat

Go to the SPCA today and adopt a beautiful dog or cat. Remember, adopt don't shop. Here is what is currently available at the...

Morning of honour for City Life pastor

CITY Life Church will be holding a Morning of Honour for Pastor Dave Gernetzky as he prepares to transition after 35 years of ministry...

Six-woman gang rob Vincent Mall store

Cambridge police are searching for a six-woman crime gang in their 30s in connection with theft after they entered Exact store at Vincent Park...

Thousands of bikers set for roaring event

AFRICA Bike Week will cruise into East London on April 27, bringing about 8000 bikers with it. Sponsored by Harley Davidson, Bike Week is a...

Parkside benefits from W4C ‘surf therapy’ and support

AWARD-WINNING organisation Waves for Change (W4C) proves that the ocean has magical healing powers. The organisation uses surfing as therapy to change and heal lives. Operating...