Friday, November 24, 2017

Water-wise tips that save costs too

IN LIGHT of the lowering dam levels due to the warm weather and long period of low rainfall, all consumers are requested to use...

‘Spaceship’ anchors in Algoa Bay

By GARETH WILSON A massive Chinese ship anchored in Algoa Bay has caused a stir in Port Elizabeth, with some residents comparing the vessel to...

Youth talk inspires positive outcomes

Conference dialogues focus on solutions THE East London Youth Voices Conference (ELYVC) was hosted by the East London Youth Association (ELYA) at Clarendon High School...

Sanca forms anti-drug coalitions

AS THE country’s coordinator for the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (Cadca), the South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (Sanca) has...

Lion’s share

King Lions Club members held a fundraising initiative in King William’s Town at the weekend. The Lions have braais on a monthly basis as...

Young EC scientists spark at regional Eskom Expo

By Lulamile Feni Eastern Cape pupils have proved there is a brighter future for science and engineering in the world, especially their part of it. There were...

WATCH: Alime gets new lease on life after receiving hearing aid

A new set of hearing aids has given six-year-old Alime Nkhohliso a new lease on life and a chance to be a fully active...

‘True hero’ takes care of community

What started as a part- time outreach programme, helping less fortunate children with their homework, has turned into the dream of opening a full-time...

R30m to plug KWT potholes ‘as big as graves’

R30-million will be spent on plugging holes in roads in King William’s Town – and for Noxolo Tshaphu, it’s about time. She told road-tripping Buffalo...

Fully geared for safer silly season

Traffic officials will be out in full force BUFFALO City Metro has officially opened this year’s festive season. The metro launched the silly season with a...

NEW LEADERSHIP

The Nahoon Round Table 160 had their annual induction dinner at the Lord Selborne Guesthouse on Friday. Sean de Bruyn was inducted as the...

EL woman accused of defrauding bank

An East London woman allegedly used fake documents to defraud Capitec Bank out of R95 000. IN THE DOCK: Thembi Mandlana in the East London...

NG Kerk Gonubie bazaar

On Saturday (9 September) the NG Kerk Gonubie Bazaar will be held from 9am to 2pm at the church in Jabela street, Gonubie. Join...

Robbers Hit Fresh Produce Market

The Eastern Cape police are looking for five armed men in connection with a crack of dawn robbery at the Buffalo City Municipality’s Fresh...

Doctor discusses surgery method

Canadian explains MIS procedure CANADIAN paediatric surgeon Dr Georges Azzie drew attention to the importance of contextualisation in the implementation and teaching of minimal invasive...

Parkside Primary School gets donations

To read about the latest developments on the story we published in June about Parkside Primary school's plight of school furniture, get your copy...

Sports minister makes appeal to clergy at rugby legend’s funeral

By Amir Chetty Sports Minister Thulas Nxesi has pleaded with the clergy to not turn their backs on the ANC, saying they are needed now more...

Fun day a first for many All Saints kids

ALL Saints Day Care tots were over the moon when they arrived at Pinecreek Restaurant and Farmstall for their fun and sports day last...

March for rights of the disabled

THE South African Police Service have joined hands with the departments of justice and health, correctional services, South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa), Women’s...

Taxi driver released without charge after 3 kids die in hit-and-run

By Zwanga Mukhuthu A taxi driver who fled the scene of a crash that left three Mdantsane children dead at the weekend was freed soon after...

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...

Tough water curbs for BCM

Buffalo City Metro residents should brace themselves for water restrictions and higher punitive tariffs. This comes as council approved water restrictions which came into effect...

GO People – Pierre Jean Viaene

Q: Occupation? Self-employed as a manufacturers agent and wholesaler  Q: What motivates you to achieve more in life? Doing what I do well in all aspects of...

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...

Ndancama residents desperate to relocate

By Simthandile Ford Some Ndancama informal settlement residents who thought they would have slept in their new RDP houses last night will be moved today. Buffalo City...

Woman’s mission to save dogs

AN EAST London woman has set out to establish and run the new Public Benefit Organisation (PBO), Born in a Cage, to save dogs. Robyn...

The ‘homeboy’ is ready to crack East Londoners up

Multi-talented comedian Rob van Vuuren is bringing his crazy stories to East London today. He will be performing at Legends Showcase for one night only. Rob...

Family hoping for ‘miracle’ donor

EAST Londoner Mary Marais is desperately seeking a kidney donor as her condition has deteriorated to end-stage renal disease since being diagnosed in 2015. She...

Cheers as mayor says home project restarts

The  gruesome discovery of two female bodies near an incomplete Mdantsane housing project in June has pushed Buffalo City Metro to restart the work...

Overworked ICU nurses won’t do more for no pay

Intensive care unit nurses at Frere Hospital in East London are refusing to look after more than one patient, saying it constitutes overtime –...

Royal taste of India a treat

ROYAL Bombay Express in Stirling is not only royal by name but after tasting their food, you will feel like you’ve been treated to...

High school festival to have on point entertainment

WITH the aim of bringing communities together, Greenpoint High School in Buffalo Flats will host their 12th Annual Festival on Saturday. The festival forms part...

Cambridge bids Mrs Kent farewell

Beloved teacher retires after 27 years CAMBRIDGE Primary foundation phase bid farewell last Thursday to one of their beloved teachers, Cheryl Kent, with a beautiful...

Give a pet a home today

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...

Taking on the world

Funds needed to ensure youths don’t miss prestigious opportunity FOUR students from the East London Kyokushinkan Karate Club have been selected to participate in two...

Clean up the pass

MORE than 100 people have signed an online petition this week to request that Buffalo City Metro clean up and maintain the Buffalo Pass. They...

Many happy returns

Maureen Flint celebrated her 94th birthday at the Ebenezer Frail Care Home on October 8. She enjoyed her special day with family and friends...

South African HIV-positive child medication-free for almost nine years

A South African HIV-positive child has been without antiretroviral treatment for almost nine years and is healthy‚ with only trace amounts of the virus...

Designers display fine frocks at Fashion Walk

EAST London Fashion Walk, or ELFW as most fashion fundis know it, took East Londoners by storm at the three-day fashion parade held at...

Colourful creations

  Spring has sprung with more than just the beautiful flowers and trees flourishing, as all the bees and butterflies have also come out to...

Graceful production out of ‘The Suitcase’

The Let’s Dance Ballet Academy’s production of ‘The Suitcase’ took place at The Arts Theatre recently. Dancers enthralled the audience as the pranced across...
Pam Way (centre) was recently inducted as president of the Rotary Club of East London. She is seen here with her board of directors for her term of office Picture: SUPPLIED

New Rotary leader

Pam Way (centre) was recently inducted as president of the Rotary Club of East London. She is seen here with her board of directors...

Church prays for matrics

THE Methodist Church of Southern Africa in Zwelitsha Township last Sunday held their annual prayer service for all matriculants in Zwelitsha and surrounding areas...

Still hopeful that missing seal will be found alive

By Barbara Hollands When the East London’s beloved seal Ruff was washed out of the aquarium’s rehabilitation pool during last Thursday’s raging high seas, superintendent Steven...

Win big in the Month of Love

THE GO! & Express in conjunction with Hemingways Hotel and Casino are giving away one night’s stay at the hotel and more in our...

Help keep the elderly warmer this winter

IF YOU would like to do your bit to help the elderly this winter, join Easy Life Kitchens (ELK) together with Wild Coast FM in...

Berea Baptist Church presents another Spring Musicale

ON SUNDAY (3 September), Berea Baptist Church will present another wonderful evening of sacred music titled “Spring Musicale”, arranged by Ralph Weyer and Des...

Homeowners vs homeless

Battle for Berea as vagrants move into bushy area VAGRANTS have found a haven in a bush in Berea but residents are outraged and are...

Man gets two years supervision sentence for exposing himself to female...

An East London KFC delivery man has been found guilty of exposing himself to a female customer when he delivered her order in her...