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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...

Business forum feeds families

ZBF hands out meals to those in need in Zwelitsha The Zwelitsha Business Forum is providing food to homes in need during the ongoing Covid-19...

FREEDOM DAY | ‘We have no food parcels, no tractors –...

For residents of Tildin, 20km outside King William’s Town, their local clinic may be in a poor state of repair, but they are happy...

Trio organise relief fund for the Zwelitsha community

Zwelitsha-born trio Bongolethu Mduba, Buzwe Lindi and Xolani Mnyaka have taken it upon themselves to assist their community during the Covid-19 pandemic by setting...

Physical distancing not adhered to by some

Grant recipients queue up and shop, while SPAR puts up screens Snaking queues, masks, gloves and some nonadherence to social distancing were some of the...

Doctor recovering from virus

KWT GP’s breathing ‘getting better’ in isolation ward, after he was moved out of ICU King William’s Town is the latest town to be hit...

Pink Fairy to raise funds for SPCA

Mike Webb, affectionately known as the Pink Fairy, is organising a unique fundraiser for the King William’s Town SPCA on Saturday. Webb was supposed to...

Large queues for grants

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Zwelitsha residents came out in their numbers on Monday to collect their social security grants, patiently waiting in line...

Welcome upgrade for Jityaza Combined Primary School

MultiChoice Group (MCG), together with the department of education (DOE), handed over new upgrades to Jityaza Combined Primary School in King William’s Town on Monday....

KHS girls celebrate its 145th birthday

Beaming with pride, Kingsridge High School girls celebrated a milestone 145 years of the school’s existence last week. The event, held at the King William’s...

Saha hosts initiative to promote the sport at local schools

A special workshop on modified hockey presented by the South African Hockey Association (Saha) in Breidbach over the weekend was well-received by all involved. Saha...

New Zwelitsha industrial facility to help SMMEs

At a milestone event for the province, Lovedale TVET College, in partnership with the department of trade and industry (DTI), launched a new specialised...

Poor turnout for crime prevention talk in Ginsberg

Plato, possibly the most significant philosopher of ancient Athens and initiator of the first institution of learning in the Western World about 2,400 years...

Stray animals put motorists in danger

Stray animals crossing national roads are a major concern in the Eastern Cape. Drivers blame livestock owners and the provincial department for not doing enough...

Church soup kitchen gets boost

February is the month of love and this was demonstrated through a loving act of generosity from two businesses who donated groceries towards the Calvary Way...

Residents turn dump site into veggie garden

A dumping site in Breidbach, which caused nightmares for residents, has now been transformed into a fruit and vegetable garden. Garden of Hope, as the area...

Embattled school receives new security camera system

Qonce High School, which has been plagued by numerous break ins, pupils escaping from the premises during school hours and trouble from nearby taverns, has been assisted with...

Furry fun at dog show

New park gets tails wagging King William’s Town residents braved the rain last Saturday to attend the second annual Savemor Fun Dog Show at the...

Lions Ladies donate sanitary towels

LAST Wednesday was a joyful day for Breidbach Secondary school head and girl leaders after receiving boxes of sanitary towels donated by the King William’s Town...

Furry fun for the weekend

Four legged furry friends will have all the attention as the second annual Savemor Fun Dog Show takes place on Saturday at the Daleview...

Using art to bring about change

Bid to help local creatives exhibit work at home King William’s Town local Mandima Qunta hopes to use art to bring about change in her...

Oeswana tribe takes its place at EC Khoi and San Convention

A delegation of the Schornville-based Oeswana tribe under the leadership of Chief Melvyn Smith attended the Eastern Cape Khoi and San Convention held in...

Anger that school has not reopened ‘as promised’

As hundreds of Eastern Cape parents struggle to find a school for their children, residents of Zwelitsha outside King William’s Town have slammed the...

GALLERY: Dale College 5km Fun Run

Themebelihle Yekela, from Buffalo Runners Athletics Club, was the first male to cross the finish line in Dale College’s successful fun run last Friday,...

US delegation visits KWT church

American church joins hands with St Andrews Uniting Presbyterian There was a strong sense of fellowship at St Andrews Uniting Presbyterian Church in King William’s...

KWT police seek assistance to identify body

King William's Town police seek the community's assistance to identify a female body that was found recently. This after a body of an unknown female...

Stadium trashed at Zwelitsha Reunion

THEMBELA NDLUMBINI and MATTHEW FIELD Zwelitsha Stadium was left in a state of disrepair after over 1,000 people descended on it for the recent Buyelekasi...

King church leads clean-up initiative

While many community members spent quality time with their families during the festive season, members of the Lighthouse Church in Acorn Valley rolled up...

Join Dale College fundraiser run

King William’s Town running enthusiasts can look forward to the Dale College fundraiser 5km fun run which will take place at the Malcolm Andrew...

Young golfer asks for help to reach dream

Funds needed to study in US “I want to go turn professional but if that doesn’t workout then I’ll use my experience and coach young...

Project aims to help young school children

The Bare Necessities Project in King William’s Town aims to bring some much-needed cheer as children begin their new school year in 2020. The project...

DPCI hosts engagement session with KWT residents

Community members from King William’s Town and surrounding areas took the opportunity to air their grievances about the poor state of service delivery during a stakeholders’...

Bhisho can’t account for R55m spent on scholar transport system

Bhisho’s transport department has failed to account for more than R55m spent on the scholar transport system in the Eastern Cape. This has led to...

EC premier attends special sermon

THEMBELA NDLUMBINI and MATTHEW FIELD King William's Town-based Jesus the Answer Ministries, led by Dr Mandla Makubalo, held a special sermon on their premises recently...

Comedy duo all set to tickle funny bones in KWT

Get ready to tickle your funny bones as comedians Ndumiso Lindi and Tumi Morake bring their nationwide tour to King William’s Town on November...

DPW raise awareness about HIV/Aids fight

The Wellness Unit of the department of public works held a build-up event for World Aids Day in Middledrift, under the theme “Ending the...

Soccer star urges learners to focus on studies

THEMBELA NDLUMBINI and MATTHEW FIELD Former Kaizer Chiefs player Marks Maponyane was the guest speaker at the recent Examinations Service Prayer held at the Ark...

Bikers Toy Run brings joy to children

The annual King William’s Town Lions International Club’s Biker’s Breakfast Toy Run took place at the Malcom Andrew Sport Centre in KWT on a...

Sanco hands out donated clothes to needy residents

The spirit of ubuntu was on full display last week when the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) handed out bags of clothing, linen and blankets to residents...

Training programme are changing young lives

The department of public works (DPW) Amathole regional office inducted unemployed young people into the accelerated professional and trade competency development programme (APTCoD) recently....

Farewell to Breidbach clinic manager

Last Thursday was an emotional day for Breidbach Clinic staff, committee board members and the community, as they bid farewell to operational manager Sister...

Donation to chess club a boost for young players

There was an atmosphere of excitement at the King Chess Club recently after club founder Lawrence Gosling received a much-needed donation from the Breidbach Hub last week. Hub...

Schoolgirls out to make a difference

Two work hard to help less fortunate kids De Vos Malan Hoërskool pupil Siyavuya Lento, 17, along with her friend Lunathi Jaceni, have recently started an...

Hub festival a phenomenal success

The recent festival staged by Breidbach Hub was described as one of the best thus far after a record number of sport and recreation...

Officials keep an eye on parolees

Parolees and probationers living in Zwelitsha and Phakamisa townships received visits from King William’s Town department of correctional services officials during a special monitoring...

Chess club needs help with training, equipment

The King Chess Club is in desperate need of assistance to equip their growing number of members with training in the game of chess and has...

Breidbach Primary awards its achievers

Last Thursday marked a significant milestone for Breidbach Primary pupils, as the school hosted another successful celebration of its academic and sports achievers. The event saw top...

Clinic brings care to Acorn Valley kids

Breidbach Clinic brought smiles to the faces of many parents and residents in Acorn Valley after organising an outreach programme for sick children recently. About 30 parents...

Boost for hungry pupils

Madakeni Primary School near King William’s Town received a much-needed boost from Woolworths as they commemorated World Food Day last Wednesday. Woolworths employees from the...

Help realise big bdream

East London’s Asithandile Figlan has been invited to take part in the International Modelling and Talent Association (IMTA) competition in the US in July...