Monday, June 24, 2019

Amanda gets netball nod

Mzomhle Secondary School pupil Amanda Mfulatelwa, 19, has been selected to participate in the U19 National Netball Championships in Cape Town. Born and raised in...

FEEDING THE NEEDY

Founder of You are the Future charity group, Morgan Martin, as well as staff members from Formscaff did their part for Mandela Day last...

What’s on the GO! – 3 August edition

Today ● Are you ready to join our motivated group? The University of the Third Age (U3A) caters to people of a so called mature...

What’s on the GO – 9 November

Today ●Come dressed as if you are going to the beach and dance to live music by Alwyn’s at the East London Bowling Club from...

All aboard the Albatros

The cruise ship, MS Albatros, was in the East London port last week, and was one of the first luxury liners to dock here...

Woman’s hefty phone bill shock

EAST Londoner Janet Churchill is devastated because two cellphone contracts on different networks were opened under her name using her ID book without her...

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...

Fear stops SA getting fit, say experts

BY SUTHENTIRA GOVENDER Fear of being attacked while pounding the pavement has turned South Africa into one of the laziest nations in the world. A local...

Warning after cash heists

Police have urged people to rather transfer money electronically or swipe their bank cards instead of drawing cash from ATMs, following two robberies in...

Call to protect groundwater

The department of water and sanitation is calling on community members to work hard to protect groundwater in order to help minimise the effects...

Selborne wins both matches against Stirling

GOOD PLAY: Selborne's Thomas Bursey clears the ball quickly from the base of a scrum. Selborne had a very successful weekend against Stirling, emerging...

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...

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...

Man held in R2M EL drug bust

By Daily Dispatch By NONSINDISO QWABE and SIKHO NTSHOBANE East London police arrested a 45-year-old man on Saturday after he was found in possession of drugs worth...

BCM calls for calm from protesters

Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality is calling for calm in the communities of Ducats and Nompumelelo following violent protests. It is all in our interest...

Charity begins at home for Pink Fairy

After running his 12th consecutive Comrades Marathon eight years ago, King William’s Town’s Mike Webb, also known as the Pink Fairy, decided to spice...

EL man tackles 36ONE for a cause

EAST London local Fanie van Biljon will tackle the 36ONE Mountain Bike (MTB) Challenge in Oudtshoorn tomorrow in aid of the McClelland Adult Centre. The...

Golf day for needy daycare

RISING Sun Daycare in Duncan Village has been selected as the beneficiary for this year’s Algoa Cares Charity Golf Day in East London. The children...

Yonela on a roll

EAST London’s gloomy weather did not stop the ladies and a few gentlemen from taking part in the Queens race recently at the Jan...

Gift of movement for Rose

  THE Sweethearts Foundation together with Premier FMCG gave Rose Matroos the “gift of movement” when they donated a wheelchair to the double amputee. Premier FMCG...

Prostate cancer: know the signs.

By now you've probably noticed a lot of your guy pals have suddenly sprouted facial fuzz on their upper lips. No, this isn't some...

Uncut grass worries BCM’s ratepayers

Hideout for criminals after robberies, they say BUFFALO City Metro (BCM) ratepayers are questioning how the metro could increase tariffs when they are unable to...

Top acts to perform at first three-day jazz fest in ...

The Eastern Cape will host its first three-day jazz festival in East London later this year at the Abbotsford Christian Centre. This will be the...

Set for new medical frontline

By Siya Tsewu From the narrow streets of bicycle-riding Amsterdam to the wide and worn pothole-riddled roads of Flagstaff, two Dutch doctors have chosen to settle...

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...

Robbers hit ‘War Room’ of Bulldogs’ franchise

Stadium thieves were caught on camera stealing newly installed equipment worth over R100000 belonging to the Border Bulldogs Rugby franchise. Two thieves, one with a...

CMR stalwart off to regional post in PE

AFTER 20 years of serving the Christelike Maatskaplike Raad (CMR) East London, office manager Magdalena von Solms is set to head the organisation as...

Valentine’s cupcakes for sale in aid of Salem Baby Care Centre

  THE Salem Baby Care Centre will be selling special cupcakes this Valentine's day as a fundraiser for the many babies in their care. To order...

Carelse reaches out to hungry kids

INSPIRED by her late grandfather’s struggle to fight poverty, Donae Carelse, 30, makes breakfast, prepares lunch boxes and serves lunch from Monday to Friday...

School gets prize-giving ceremony

School gets prize-giving ceremony NEW Generation Primary School was recently treated to an academic and sports prize-giving ceremony courtesy of the Kepe Foundation. This was the...

International LGBT+ Month

To all our LGBT+ readers, we wish you a happy International Pride Month

Magic Music in the Park

IN AN effort to bring joy, laughter and the sweet sounds of idyllic music to the community, Rotary Arcadia are once again hosting their...

Starvation looms as food runs out in drought-hit Ethiopia

The Somali people of Ethiopia's southeast have a name for the drought that has killed livestock, dried up wells and forced hundreds of thousands...

Challenge to pack more meals than last year

Last year more than 1000 East Londoners donned hairnets, rolled up their sleeves and packed 305000 meals as part of a global Stop Hunger...

Road rage in city

Frustrated residents ask for BCM assistance BUFFALO City Metro (BCM) residents are becoming more and more frustrated by the dreary state of the city’s roads,...

Pupils show off their bowls skills

Nahoon Mouth Bowling Club (NMBC) hosted Merrifield Preparatory School and College recently in a successful bowling competition. The 96 pupils and two staff members enjoyed...

GO People – Thando Loxville Fana

Thando Loxville Fana Q: Occupation? Community/charity work? A: Manager of Steers Nahoon and Wakaberry East London Q: What motivates you to achieve more in life? A: Working hard,...

Mdantsane man makes use of his skating skills to eke out...

MDANTSANE’S, Olwethu “Ozza” Tshona makes a living by selling cigarettes and carrying people’s shopping bags home from Mdantsane City Mall, all while getting by...

Alumni say ‘no’ to renaming Rhodes

Discussions over transformation – including a name change – were in the spotlight at Rhodes University this weekend, as the Rhodes University Alumni Trust...

Teacher in line for top award

EAST London Science College economics teacher, Solomon Onwona from Ghana, has been nominated for the prestigious National Teacher’s Award. The annual teacher's award celebrates the...

Dance competition to get Mdantsane moving

Lovers of dance can look forward to Kings and Queens of Street Dance Monti that will take place at Mdantsane Indoor Sports Centre on...

Owner disputes student relocation need

Hundreds of University of Fort Hare students have been hurriedly moved out of a building in central East London into other buildings – including...

Fashion guru shows young designers ropes

Ten budding Eastern Cape designers have been learning all there is to know about the fashion business from one of the country’s top designers,...

Bhisho massacre families cry out for help

By Zingisa Mvumvu No amount of money will ever be enough to compensate the families of those who lost their loved ones and survivors of the...

Unemployed youth roped in to protect tourists

Recent attacks on international and domestic tourists and diplomats have forced government into overdrive in an effort to secure the country’s image as a...

Slip into your fuzzies for Slipper Day

THE Reach For A Dream Foundation will once again be hosting their annual “Slipper Day” tomorrow. The vision of the foundation helps children between the...

Nature’s Rest hosts at fun run for a good cause

NATURE'S Rest hosted a beach fun run and charity market day on Saturday to create a platform for local charity organisations to raise funds...

Amathole prisons’ drive to inspire youth

Taking SA forward theme of June 16 event THE Amathole Management Area of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) hosted a youth month commemoration event...

Magazine empowers young women

LAUNCHED on Youth Day last year, Bumb'Ingomso's youth empowerment magazine, Yakha, is making waves in Buffalo City. The local project funded by the DG Murray...

Five dead birds found entangled in net

What was supposed to be a relaxing run on the Nahoon Beach in East London turned  into a sad discovery for Liam Victor on...