Wednesday, September 20, 2017
King William's Town

King William's Town

Goodwill Games to produce fireworks at Breidbach venue

THIS year’s edition of the Goodwill Games football tournament hosted by Breidbach Football Association (Brefa) and East London Central Local Football Association (ELCLFA) is...

Home town support for Sharks star

Sharks centre Lukhanyo Am made a surprise visit to his home town of King William’s Town and handed a Sharks rugby jersey to one...

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...

A bevy of St Thomas beauties

  St Thomas Private School held their matric farewell last week Thursday with everyone going the whole nine yards to look absolutely stunning from head...

King netball action continues

Zwelitsha All Stars centre Sinoxolo Sentile aims to pass the ball during their King William’s Town Netball Association league game played against Sweetwaters All...

Top netball showcase in King

THE second week of the King William’s Town Netball Association (KWTNA) League games took place at the weekend and have already produced netball of...

Youth on the move through research

Mzantsi Wakho (‘Your South Africa’) research assistant Nomawele Mdi conducts an interview with Doneè Coetzee while her colleague Busisiwe Tusani interviews sister Deidrè Coetzee...

In the swing of it

Team Crusaders players Richard Pretorius (captain) and Dennis Block of King William’s Town took part in a golf Betterball Stableford competition which saw them...

Glitzy launch for Steve Biko Games

Speakers inspire club representatives, athletes to honour icon with efforts THE launch of the 17th edition of the annual Steve Biko Memorial Games was a...

Spreading the love

Members of the department of correctional services (DCS) of the Amathole management area did their bit for Mandela Day recently. They visited the SS Gida...

Big King Adventure Challenge in store

IT IS time for the King Adventure Challenge taking place this weekend, from the Dale College sports grounds. The newly-launched Pink Fairy Multisport Adventures are...

Tears flow as department officials honour Madiba

THE Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) in King William’s Town contributed towards the Mandela Month campaign by spending 67 minutes cleaning and...

Pretty pair at De Vos Malan matric dance

Chandre Cox and Saleem Abrahams looked stunning for the Hoerskool De Vos Malan’s matric dance at the weekend Picture: MARVIN SHAW/MSHAW PHOTOGRAPHY

Women do their bit for Madiba Day

DSRAC chip in at KwaTshatshu day care THERE was an atmosphere of excitement among Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture (DSRAC) officials, as they...

Stepping out for matric dance

Hoërskool De Vos Malan matriculant Doneè Coetzee with her partner Dylan Du-Preez during a photo shoot at the Steve Biko Centre prior to their...

Out on the town

Nasiphi Tyobeka, Allachia Davids and Wanita Seekoei looked stunning for the Hoërskool De Vos Malan farewell at the King William’s Town Railway Station prior...

SAPS Mandela Day input

Members give up time to help the poor and paint a school MADIBA magic reigned on July 18 when SAPS members across the province, in...

Athletes gear up for Steve Biko Games

THE 17th edition of the Steve Biko Memorial games will be a remarkable event and promises to attract sport enthusiasts from all areas in...

Dellarise outjumps rival at indigenous games

THE fact that she is only 12 years old did not deter a Breidbach Primary School (BPS) girl from ending top of her event...

Warriors entertain at home

FOOTBALL development is on the rise after a local club hosted an Mdantsane-based side and kept an unbeaten run in three games played recently. The...

Loyal figures that serve

Members from the King William’s Town cluster of the South African Police Services were awarded medals by Lieutenant General Liziwe Ntshinga at Bhisho Academy...

Health survey for King area

HIV/Aids to be main focus THE Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) has put together a team of three trained field workers, dressed in HSRC bibs...

Tribute to Madiba

Locals heed 67 minutes call for Madiba day IN THE spirit of Madiba and his vision to promote social justice and freedom for all, people...

Sunny side up

This stunning photo was taken near Fort Cox just outside King William’s Town. The GO! & Express ‘Buffalo City’s Hidden Treasures’ photographic competition, in...

Adventure race with a difference

Excitement builds up for unique multi-sport event THE newly launched Pink Fairy Multisport Adventures are bringing an adventure race to King William’s Town and would...

Making KHS proud

The #SPAR Baby Proteas taking part in the Netball World Youth Cup Gaborone 2017 in Botswana have a King William’s Town connection. Former Kingsridge...

Hairy fairy magic Comrades run raises R90000 for King SPCA

MADELEINE CHAPUT AND THANDEKA NTLONTI AFTER running the Comrades Marathon Michael Webb, fondly known as the Pink Fairy, has managed to raise almost R90000 for...

Majority of municipalities in breach of the constitution

THE most recent Auditor-General (AG) report on South African local government financial management and oversight, paints a bleak picture, inconsistent with the laudable and...

Creative fun for young

Church holiday club helps keep children off streets THE annual holiday club programme presented by the Bethany Emmanuel Baptist Church in King William’s Town has...

Football marathon hits the spot

Breidbach Hub project sees 12 clubs participate in six-a-side soccer action LAST weekend’s Breidbach Football Marathon, hosted as a fundraiser for a local church in...

On the charge

Stutterheim-based Wallabies eighth-man Mzwethu Dastile breaks away from a scrum during their Border Rugby Premier League game against hosts King Brumbies in Breidbach over...

Dressed to impress – Breidbach matric farewell

Breidbach Secondary School held their matric farewell at the War Memorial Hall in King William’s Town last week. All the matriculants including Brendan Hendricks with...

Italian firm empowers residents

Italian-owned MA Automotive tool and die company has invested R350 000 to create job opportunities for their employees relatives’ and a portion of the...

Masualle’s office hit by fire

Barely hours after the office of the premier in Gauteng burned down, Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle’s offices in Bhisho also went up in...

Indigenous games a hit

BUFFALO City’s department of sport hosted a festival of indigenous games and attracted people from all corners of the metro to the Breidbach Sports...

THE LION’S NEW ROAR

Outgoing King William’s Town Lions Club president  Ulrich   Hagens  wish incoming president Brian von der Decken all the best during a glittering event hosted at the Malcolm...

FOOTBALL MARATHON

Uniting Reformed Church member Brian Hendrikse thanks all stakeholders for their support towards their building project during a meeting held on Monday evening. The...

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...

Amahlati committee asks court to confirm they have no chief

The Amahlathi Cri­sis Com­mit­tee‚ rep­re­sent­ing eight vil­lages near King William’s Town‚ will ask the Bhisho High Court on Tuesday to set aside the deci­sion...

Primary school accused of pupil assaults

A King William’s Town primary school has been rocked by a corporal punishment scandal that has forced the department of education to investigate two...

100 happy minutes

STAN Smith once said: “Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it”. This best explained the King William’s Town Lions Club...

BCM commemorates Youth Day in style

YOUTH Day was commemorated in style with a variety of activities and events staged in different parts of the Buffalo City Metro (BCM) last...

Hellenic win Kelfa Cup final

League leaders beat Barcelona KING East Local Football Association (Kelfa) league’s log leaders Hellenic came from 1-0 down to beat Barcelona 2-1 in a thrilling...

Local residents and businesses rally together to help Knysna fire victims

KING William’s Town’s Mike Webb was among the many individuals who collected relief items for those affected by the Knysna fires that ravaged the...

BCMSC elects new members

Two from King get the nod TWO King William’s Town sports administrators were elected to serve on the executive of the Buffalo City Metro Sports...

Support World Elder Abuse Awaress Day march

THE Breidbach Senior Citizens Club has called on the entire community to support their planned march against all forms of abuse in Breidbach tomorrow...

Tauriq dances his way to top

A YOUNG King William’s Town dancer’s passion for dancing and his dream of becoming a superstar has received a major boost. Grade 8 Breidbach Secondary...

Lions chase away the cold

Clothes to warm Breidbach CHRISTMAS came early and unexpected for a group of needy people in Breidbach with a donation of clothing bringing smiles last...

KHS player a rising star

Kingsridge High School (KHS) pupil Siphesihle Ngculu was named the most promising netball player at the National All Girl's Festival in Pretoria last month....

Lovedale College continues to bar 13 student leaders despite having reopened...

Thirteen student leaders from Lovedale TVET college remain barred from campus and academic life even though the rest of the student body is in class...