Saturday, July 21, 2018

Athletes, public enjoy Ironman 70.3

By Nonsindiso Qwabe Dozens of contestants from across the country and globe swam, cycled, and ran to cross the finish line in one of South Africa’s...

CMR plants trees at Reeston school

AS PART of Arbour week, CMR East London donated and planted 25 fruit and indigenous trees at Sophathisana High School in Reeston last week. CMR...

Arts Theatre set to wow on Valentine’s

THE Arts Theatre is ready to wow audiences with their annual Valentine’s production every night from February 14 to 24. Each year the Arts Theatre...

Kaitlin soars in Miss Eagle comp

LOCAL Fort Hare student, Kaitlin Schmidt was recently selected as a brand ambassador for the Miss Eagle South Africa competition, earning her a spot...

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...

Boost for maritime job prospects in province

An initiative aimed at equipping unemployed youth with skills and opportunities to secure jobs in the maritime industry was launched in the Eastern Cape...

Blessing for Breidbach club

United receive festive gift of gear BREIDBACH-based Extension United received an early Christmas present when a local business blessed them with soccer gear in Breidbach...

Digital project to sell finest artwork in US

A former East Londoner with an inspiring inclination to promote high-end, handcrafted, beautiful wares that tell an African story, is on the lookout for...

Africa Bike Week set to roar in to BC next year

Londoners can again look forward to the 10th edition of the Africa Bike Week (ABW) to be staged in the city for the second...

Poachers target same game farm

BY:Shaun Gillham In another gruesome rhino attack, poachers struck yesterday at a game farm in the Jeffreys Bay area where they killed and dehorned two...

GO People – Stephanie Smith

STEPHANIE SMITH Q: Occupation? A: I am a professional running coach through BOaST Running Success, which offers group or virtual coaching programmes. Q: What motivates you to...

Action planned on security at the zoo

A SECURITY upgrade for the East London Zoo may be under way following a call by city residents to upgrade the facility. The GO! reported...

When it comes to food, fresh isn’t always best

Andrea Burgener explains why Freshly made. Always best, right? Coupled with the fetish-level foodism and green orthodoxy of the last decades, where fresh turmeric scores...

Canvas in motion

The Beauty Academy in Berea held their annual graduation for students going into their second year and for those leaving the academy at the...

Butter shortage hits

You can have your bread and eat it‚ but don’t expect butter or bacon. Butter is in short supply worldwide due to consumers’ love of...

Santa shoebox helps city’s needy children

IF YOU are looking to put a smile on someone's face this Christmas, consider filling up a shoebox for the Santa Shoebox project. The project’s...

Training programme empowers coaches

National amateur boxing is set to get off in a big way after close to 140 coaches qualified for the international courses during the...

Seen better days

This is a photo of the Class 6D 579 train in front of the King William’s Town station in 1984. It was still in...

Consumer regulator goes after third retailer charging ‘illegal’ club fee

TFG (The Foschini Group) is the latest national retailer to be referred to the National Consumer Tribunal for charging account holders a club fee...

Local art shines light on humanity

By Barbara Hollands An exhibition about humanity could have many interpretations, but for Berea gallery owner and potter Louise Pietrucci the essence of the word is...

Fast and entertaining football entertains locals

FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME:East London teams competed at the six a side soccer challenge at the rooftop of the Hemmningways Mall on...

Almost time for the Trot

Runners make their way along the 15 km route through East-London's farms and tomato fields at the 2017 tomato trot. To read more about...

A great day at the EL Zoo

EAST London residents had the opportunity to explore the city’s zoo during the its annual open day on Saturday. Friends of East London Zoo (Felzoo)...

EC’s Potelwa aims for ’Mzansi Insider’ gig

By Gugu Phandle A vibrant up-and-coming East London presenter is flying the Eastern Cape flag high as one of the finalists for a popular SABC1 entertainment...

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...

Diwali Fair: gallery

The Venue at Hemmingways Mall was an explosion of flavour, colour and culture on Sunday as the Diwali Fair took place in honour of...

Border show their class in squash IPT

The Border Schools Squash teams excelled have done exceptionally well at the recent SA Schools Squash National Inter-Provincial Tournament (IPT) which took place in...

DA and ANC cross swords over statue: ‘Don’t push us’ warns...

A Buffalo City Metro council debate to allocate and approve a site for a “life size” statue of Dr WB Rubusana in front of...

Call2Action now has Quigney site

BUFFALO City Metropolitan Development Agency (BCMDA), Buffalo City Metro (BCM) and Border-Kei Chamber of Businesses launched the second leg of the Call2Action campaign at...

MOONLIGHT MAGIC

     

Shock finding of abandoned files

Millions of personal and confidential documents belonging to government employees and private companies have been discovered lying scattered and unprotected in a jumble of...

Icasa’s data bungle

By Jan Bornman New draft regulations could’ve done more to help consumers battling to cope with expensive data‚ which has been singled out as an obstacle...

German Shepherds on show at nationals

THE National IPO Championships took place in East London over the weekend , showcasing the top German Shepherd dogs in IPO Sport from all...

Enduring love based on honesty and faithfulness

DENZIL and Alma Korte (nee Karshagen) were married on August 3 1957 by Pastor Serapins in the St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Macleantown.  They have been...

Celebration time – but matric won’t cut it in tough job...

A bleak future awaits job-hunting matriculants who completed their final exams yesterday as the country continues to shed jobs at an alarming rate. Some 105000...

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...

Dream comes true for EMSS top pupil

A STANDOUT Eastern Cape pupil who attended the Engen Maths and Science School (EMSS) in her area, aced her matric examinations and is now...

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...

Gemma – the cat with nine lives who found a way...

In a tale of survival against the odds a 16-year-old cat with burnt paws was reunited with her owners on a smallholding that was...

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...

It don’t get any bigger than this

Mandela boxing returns to the East London International Convention Centre – a venue where it was first launched three years ago – when Xaba...

Woodridge pupils back after fire

Woodridge College and Preparatory pupils were welcomed back yesterday – nearly a month after fires ravaged half the school’s buildings. Woodridge College headmaster Derek Bradley...

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...

R30 000 donated in prizes for Annual Golf day

MORE than  R30000 in prizes was donated at the Annual Golf Day held at the East London Golf Club on Saturday. Golf convener Terry-Andre Eleftheriou...

BCM load-shedding starts with stage one

The Buffalo City Metro has commenced with stage 1 load-shedding which will see various parts of the metro experiencing power outages that generally last...

Charity run to support fight against polio

TAKE part in the family fun-filled charity run tomorrow and support the fight to end polio worldwide. Gately Rotary and the Kempston Group have collaborated...

City’s best face the world’s best

Eight Buffalo City athletes will be taking on the best in the world this week as they compete in the 2017 edition of the...

Knysna gets emergency transfusion of R75m to kickstart fire recovery

The Western Cape is pumping R75-million into emergency recovery efforts in Knysna. The decision was made at a meeting of the provincial cabinet in the...