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Unbeatable Dale young guns

  Dale Junior under-13 rugby was unbeaten this season, with only one draw out of 24 games played. Dale Junior marketing manager Luyanda Mpande said this...

Breidbach protesters halt project

Hundreds of frustrated Breidbach residents burning tyres halted a project earmarked to upgrade one of the streets on Tuesday morning. The group barricaded the roads...

Spring in everyone’s step

Dozens of community members attended the second annual Zwelitsha Spring Festival at Baby Swag Playground, King William’s Town last weekend. The three-day event had entertainment...

What a sorry mess

King William’s Town residents find their town in a state of squalor as the Samwu strike edges forward with no end in sight. Uncollected refuse...

Stage set for arts festival

East London artists will get the chance to show off their talents at the Buya Live Arts and Culture Festival taking place from November...

Spinners bring excitement to Zwelitsha

Dozens of car lovers and enthusiasts gathered at Baby Swag Playground in Zwelitsha near King William’s Town for the La Gardi Spin Bash, the...

Inaugural Sevens tourney for youth

Berlin Tigers rugby team coach and founder of the Berlin School Rugby Revival Programme Leo Mbini will be hosting the very first Leo Mbini...

Police boss praised for acting on protests

Police commissioner Colonel Nomvuyo Mrwebi has been commended for her leadership style following a meeting held at the Canon James Calata House in King...

MPL sleeps in coffin to protest gang violence

A tent erected in front of the office of Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle has drawn the attention of many motorists since last Saturday. Planted...

King William’s Town police arrest over 70 people

More than 70 suspects, aged between 23 and 46, were arrested for a range of crimes in King William’s Town this past weekend. Captain Siphokazi...

TNT team wins Sunset Bowls Tournament

The Pick n Pay- sponsored Sunset Bowls Tournament came to an end last week Thursday and was won by the TNT team of Josh...

Big day for Mickey Mouse graduates

Last Saturday was a special day for the children of Mickey Mouse Daycare when they were promoted to the next grade at their year-end...

Mthembu takes pageant title

The second annual Miss Berlin November took place on Saturday at Mdantsane City Mall with Walter Sisulu University (WSU) student Zizile Mthembu declared the...

Pink Fairy geared to raise funds for SPCAs

Mike Webb, affectionately known as the Pink Fairy, is looking to raise funds for both the King William’s Town and the East London SPCA....

KWT cops honoured for work

A King William’s Town trio were honoured at the annual Excellence Awards hosted by the South African Police Services (SAPS) last Friday at the...

Plus-sized teen goes big with flash mob message

Plus size is the future, says King William’s Town youth Zuko Gugu Silwana. The 15-year-old Kingsridge High pupil got tired of being judged and...

KWT seek assistance in identifying body

Police are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the body of an African female in her thirties. The body was found at...

Robber arrested during festive season patrol

King William's Town cluster members recently conducted patrols in their respective police station as part of festive season operations. Shebeens were visited and while police...

War against crime

In an effort to strengthen crime prevention amid of the during the festive season, Eastern Cape provincial commissioner, Lieutenant-General Liziwe Ntshinga and her deputies...

King Classic earn victory spoils

WINNING silverware has become a trend for King Classic after winning the King William’s Town Masters Football Association (KWTMFA) inaugural tournament in Ginsberg over...

MISSING PERSON SOUGHT BY ZWELITSHA SAPS

25-year-old female Sinovuyo Thompson went missing on October 26 from her home at Dubu Location outside King William's Town. She was last seen by...

Lucky sheep hamper winner

A generous contribution to his colleague made an East Londoner the lucky winner of a sheep hamper in Breidbach last week. Christmas Rock resident and...

Cycling at the Thomas River MTB Challenge

Mike Webb, also known as the Pink Fairy of King William's Town, participated in the Thomas River Mountain Bike Cycling Challenge over the weekend ...

Champ of Champs a success

What a weekend it was for Bettie Victor and the Hayidakis family. We are talking here of their participation in the annual Champ of...

Golden Games workshop for youth

MORE than 30 youngsters endured the sweltering heat to attend a well-organised Golden Games training workshop facilitated by the Eastern Cape provincial department of...

Pink Fairy helps cancer sufferers

For three years now, King William’s Town’s Mike Webb, also known as the Pink Fairy, has been running an annual Candles for Cancer fun...

DCS women staff enjoy team-building session

Department of correctional services (DCS) Amathole management area women employees staged a successful team-building session in East London last Thursday. Among subjects on the agenda...

Ward 44 residents agree to halt protest during matric exams

The planned protest action against poor service delivery by frustrated residents of Buffalo City Metro (BCM) Ward 44 has been temporarily suspended thanks to...

King locals celebrate National Recreation Day

Hundreds of King William’s Town locals joined community members from other nearby areas to participate in National Recreation Day activities hosted by the Eastern...

King Bowling Club Classic a success

What a weekend, what an event! That is the verdict from all those who participated in the annual Old Buck-sponsored King Bowling Club Classic...

NMU student’s project a blessing to needy families

Two needy families have benefited from a social responsibility project undertaken undertaking by former Dale College matriculate Ziano “Mzee” Winlock. The 21-year-old brought grateful smiles...

Life of barricades for matric pupils

Clearing  roads instead of studying  after protest Despite preparing for their end-of-year final year examinations, Breidbach High School pupils spent Wednesday morning removing barricades on...

King Bowling Club gears up for Annual Classic

It promises to be a big weekend for the King Bowling Club when they host their annual Old Buck-sponsored “Annual Classic”. At the time of...

Bikers go full throttle for fundraiser

The annual SPCA Biker’s Breakfast took place at the Malcom Andrew Centre at the Dale College rugby fields in King William’s Town on Sunday. The...

Sanco Sweetwaters branch marches on ANC provincial headquarters

MORE than 80 Sweetwaters residents who are members of the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) took their frustration over service delivery to the...

KWT litter culture

King William’s Town represents a place seemingly forgotten by the municipality, having become that has become a rubbish dump to its residents, with busy...

King karate school welcomes 12 new graduates

Twelve excited students from the Shotokan Circle of Karate graduated at the Dale Junior Hall in Albert Road in King William's Town on Friday...

Breidbach bodybuilders score gold at Mr and Miss Physique

UPDATE: A previous version of this article said that Thompson and Alexander were members of Absolute Fitness Gym. This is incorrect and they are...

Lesley Miggels brings home silver at Indigenous Games

PROUD ACHIEVEMENT: Eastern Cape provincial Drie Stokkies coach Desmond Coetzee, right, poses with one of his athletes, Lesley Miggels, of Rietbron who scooped a...

BCM brings joy of reading to Jafta Lower Primary School

An educational outreach programme by Buffalo City Metropolitan Inland Libraries brought smiles to many pupils’ and community members’ faces during a visit to the...

Possible move for King Rotary Club

In what could be described as a breakthrough, initial talks of a new home for the King Rotary Club were recently held. The move, if...

Zizo Papu elected general secretary of SA Handball Federation

Dimbaza resident and sport enthusiast Zizo Papu was elected to serve as the general secretary of the SA Handball Federation in Johannesburg last weekend. The...

Search for Miss Berlin

The second annual Miss Berlin November pageant will take place at the Berlin November Traditional Horse Racing Festival on November 24. Director of Versatile Dimlpestyles...

KWT bowlers to battle it out at Mini-Districts Bowls Tournament

It will be crunch time for King William’s Town bowlers this weekend when the annual Mini-Districts Bowls Tournament takes to the greens in Komani. Bowlers...

Heritage Day sport set to wow audiences

It is that time of the year again when all roads will lead to the Breidbach Sports Grounds in King William’s Town for the...

Breidbach launches new sports hub

A variety of fun activities are lined up for the launch of the Breidbach Community Sports Hub (BCSH) this weekend. According to BCSH secretary Sean...

King William’s Town taxi protest update

A procession of taxis will leave the Victoria Grounds in King William's Town at the onset of the taxi strike at 10am this morning. The...

SPCA in desperate need

King William’s Town SPCA is in dire need of all kind of animal food as a result of an influx of strays animals that...

Spes Bona win thrilling Top 8 final

Sport enthusiasts were kept entertained during the King William’s Town sub-union Top 8 rugby competition played at the Victoria Grounds in King William’s Town...

CMR seminar celebrates and empowers women

The significant role that women play are playing at home, in their families and within their communities, was celebrated during a seminar hosted by...