Sunday, September 22, 2019

Link road stumble block finally removed

Buffalo City Metro has finally managed to negotiate the purchase of a portion of farmland in Beacon Bay for R2.3m that will make the...

GO People – Rowan Richards

ROWAN RICHARDS Q: Occupation?  A: I am a professional cricket player for Multiply Titans. I am also involved, in conjunction with Neville Harms (East London teacher and...

What’s On – 1 June

Today ●Put on your dancing shoes to waltz, two-step and line dance tonight away with Alwyn’s Band at the East London Bowling Club from 8pm....

Huge relief for NPOs

A R6.7-MILLION lifeline has been thrown to cash-starved non-profit organisations (NPOs) by the Eastern Cape department of social development. This comes after the department made huge cuts to...

Help flows in for water effort

  IN A country such as South Africa where drought is a serious problemas dry as, South Africa, water is a precious commodity. And Unfortunately, sometimes...

GALLERY: Animal lovers demand better conditions

STOP ANIMAL CRUELTY:Buffalo City residents protesting at East London ZOO Pictures: ZOLILE ZAMISA

SAPS Women’s Network raises funds to aid orphanage homes

TO commemorate the Youth Month, the Mdantsane South African Police Services (SAPS) Women’s Network organised a fundraiser for orphanages in Mdantsane yesterday. Mdantsane Police members...

Residents organise ‘clean up’ of BCM

IN A drive for a cleaner environment, Buffalo City residents have taken matters into their own hands by conducting community clean ups in and...

Cyclists pack in for 70km event

Express Kwelera to Kei had their seventh mountain bike ride on Saturday with 894 cyclists taking part, making it one of the biggest cycling...

Burnt-out houses become magnet for criminal activities

A house which has stood abandoned in Southernwood for six years is again frustrating residents who claim the property is being used as both...

Refugee women learn new skills

SIX REFUGEE women who successfully completed their studies in home-based care have been honoured at a graduation ceremony held at the Agency for Refugee...

Alive and on a high: Three tahrs pictured on Table Mountain

Thirteen years after marksmen were ordered to wipe out Table Mountain’s tahrs‚ a trio of the exotic goats have been photographed gazing out over...

Sanitary towel drive to help girls

Woman’s organisation focuses on rural areas A PROUDLY South African organisation, owned by Babalwa Mbuku, 38, is making a difference in the lives of pupils...

Ladies flock to nite race

THOUSANDS of runners flocked to Kennington Road in Nahoon last Saturday for the 10km and 5km Kempston Ladies Nite Race. Only women participated in the...

PET CARE

George Randell’s Grade 00, Grade R and Grade 1 pupils watched a thrilling dog show hosted by Lloyd Bristow and his “cooldogz” recently. Along...

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...

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...

Colour Penny Competition

The GO! and PNA's Colouring in competition winners were announced today. Our main prize winners are Holly de Bruyn (first), Reece Snyman (second) and Alisa van der...

If our past is given too much weight it can blind...

The story of Sibongile Mani is intriguing, tragic and phenomenally educational all at the same time. Maybe it is how it exposes our complicated and...

New kit gives Newlands schools a boost

THROUGH the Small Projects Foundation' (SPF) sport programme, the Newlands schools rugby and netball teams received their new kit sponsored by Kistefos last week. The...

Youngsters go all out at rugby tourney

  Local rugby tournament Mdantsane Rugby Development Tournament took place last on Saturday October 06 at the NU1 Mdantsane rugby fields, with 10 ten teams...

First East Londoner to win Ms Africa

‘Overwhelmed’ Angie Bryant has a heart to help abused or needy children EAST London born beauty Angie Bryant made Buffalo City proud when she walked...

Power outage in Gonubie for substation work

The scheduled power outage in Gonubie today is going ahead as originally planned. Work started this morning at 5am and is expected to finish by...

Super Hero fun run: gallery

Despite the rainy morning all the super heroes and heroines made an appearance at the Super Hero Fun Run on Sunday morning, starting at...

Life and times of slain nun relived

The life and times of slain Irish nun Sister Aidan Quinlan, who was killed in 1952 by a mob in Duncan Village, was relived...

Buyiswa top of class

EAST London domestic worker Buyiswa Seyisi was recently named Student of the year at the East London Boston City Campus and Business College graduation...

EL all shook up over Elvis classics fundraiser for Cansa

FOR its third year running, Harvey World Travel East London presents the Cancer Association of South Africa (Cansa) fundraising concert, taking place this weekend...

What’s on the GO! – July 27

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

ELfest shows off school art works

CELEBTATING the Arts, the 16th ELfest is under-way, showing of some of East London's schools' best talent The festival comprises of two sections, namely Drama...

Ford offers Kuga owners settlements to squash class action suit

BY GRAEME HOSKEN Global motoring giant Ford is offering to settle the bank loans of Kuga owners whose vehicles have either caught alight or malfunctioned. Ford...

MAKING A SPLASH:

Hudson Primary Grade 1's having oodles of pool-noodle fun at their first school gala. Pictured are Amore Erasmus, Mia Odendaal, (front) India-Bella Schlimper and...

Help for special athletes

Special Olympics screen pupils NINE special schools from around the province gathered at Khayalethu Special School in North End this past weekend for the Healthy...

Couple reach 50 milestone

OWEN and Estelle Bahlmann celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Saturday. Owen Bahlmann met Estelle Wrede at a War Memorial Dance in King William’s Town...

Winter Warmers – First Week Winner

Congratulations to Jennifer Chunilall, the first week's winner of the Winter Warmer's Coffee Competition. Entries are hotting up so send yours in soon to...

Youth show off drama skills at cultural festival

YOUTH from Mdantsane, Duncan Village and Nxarhuni, showed off their talent at Phaphama Cultural Festival at the NU10 Community Hall in Mdantsane recently. Event organiser...

Shoprite gives food gardens a chance

The Shoprite Group hosted their fourth Market Day in East London on Thursday April 4 at Checkers Nahoon on Old Transkei Road. The Market Day...

Homes rely on help

Facilities care for orphans, and many needy children ACHILDREN’S home in King William’s Town is hoping for a good year ahead in order to continue...

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,...

Gonubie Primary to perform at International Marimba

MARIMBA MAGIC: Gonubie Primary School's Major Marimba musicians performed a toe-tapping set at the ICC in East London recently. The band will be taking...

City to host song, dance  auditions

  INTERNATIONAL Arts Talent Showcase (IATS) will be in town again this weekend to scout singers, dancers, actors and models and help them realise their...

Here’s to good health

Joy as mobile clinic visits Acorn Valley THE unexpected arrival of the mobile clinic brought a lot of joy and excitement to the small community...

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...

It’s down in black and white: Cape Town Color Run goes...

By Dave Chambers Color Run organisers have poured cold water on claims that the drought will force the cancellation of this summer’s Cape Town event. Green Point...

Teacher wins luxury trip to Zanzibar

VINCENT Park Centre recently announced Khanyisa Masiza as the winner of a trip for two to Zanzibar. Masiza is the lucky winner of a competition...

Mobile Edu-Ponies visits Honey Tree Educare

Honey Tree Educare was treated to a visit from Candice Vorstenbos and all her animals including a Pony named Marylegs, Skittles the rat and...

Electrifying partnership sparks hope for centre

Global consulting, engineering, procurement and construction company Black & Veatch, in partnership with a non-profit organisation Caring for Orphans in Rural Areas (CORA) and...

SPRING IN HIS STEP

Mark Williams was having so much fun at last weekend’s King William’s Town Parkrun that it had him jumping for joy Picture: SUPPLIED

#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...

Searing and profound works

Performance artists put their bodies on the line to express deep, complex issues, often about wounds. On stage, this can be wounding for both...

Urgent need for pet adoptions, donations

THE King William’s Town SPCA kennels and cattery are full of animals in desperate need of adoption. Annette Rademeyer of the SPCA said this week...