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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...

King barman also handy on bowling green

Headman Ngonyama has been a household name in King William’s Town for many years, and is affectionately referred to as “Heady” by locals. The 67-year-old,...

Beauty Princess aspires to inspire the youth

21 year old Qama Bunyula who hails from Nakani Village, King William's Town, has entered Miss Eagle South Africa to inspire the youth to...

Christadelphians mesmerise with evening of song

THE Breidbach community was mesmerised by the sweet melodies and voices of Uitenhage-based vocal group, the Christadelphians, during their Evening of Song at the...

Dale Junior golf day a success

Much fun was had when Dale College Boys Primary School a golf day in King William’s Town on Sunday. The fundraising event was staged under...

Bodybuilder to flex it for SA

King William's Town veteran bodybuilder, Shane Kreusch has earned himself the honour of representing South Africa at the PCA World Championships, which will be...

Bhisho massacre commemorated today

September 7, 1992, marks the anniversary of the Bhisho Massacre where 28 protesters were killed and over 200 injured by soldiers serving the apartheid...

Tristan Hogge on what it’s like teaching in South Korea

Meet Tristan Hogge, a young former Dalian who, after qualifying as a teacher at Rhodes University in 2014, is now teaching in South Korea. Tristan,...

Lions soup kitchen blesses KWT women

Last Thursday the old clinic building’s soup kitchen, operated by the King William’s Town Lions Club, brought happiness to those in need. Besides the usual...

DCS supports Kusile Women Empowerment Centre

KUSILE Women Empowerment Centre (KWEC) in Stutterheim received a much-needed donation from department of correctional services officials (DCS) from the AmatholeManagement Area last week. The...

Dale rugby fest success

Dale Junior hosted an U7 and U8 rugby festival on July 27, which saw them go up against Balasi Primary School, Breidbach Primary, De...

Zwelitsha bootcamp up and running again

Zwelitsha Kasi Vibes Dedication Bootcamp was revived once more by founder Mkhanyisi Bana on Monday, at the Zwelitsha Stadium in King William’s Town. “The aim...

KWT Lions bowls competition collects food for the needy

National Women’s Day was celebrated in different ways in various places in the country last week and while many were enjoying a day of...

Breidbach Clinic brings health care to Acorn Valley

THE Acorn Valley community has benefited immensely from a health drive by the Breidbach Clinic. Clinic staff paid a surprise visit to the...

Sassa helps issue new cards to KWT residents

South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) officials braved stormy winds and inclement weather in order to assist people after taking their office to Dimbaza...

Berita woos Ginsberg with heart and soul

AWARD-WINNING female artist Gugulethu Khumalo, also known as Berita, graced the Steve Biko Centre in Ginsberg, King William’s Town, with her soulful music on...

Rugby programme set to develop talent

LEO Mbini, coach of local rugby team Berlin Tigers, is hosting the first-ever U12 and U13 rugby tournament, called the Berlin School Rugby Revival...

DCS helps community on Mandela Day

UPDATE: In the King William's Town print edition of the GO! & Express, the wrong photograph was used with this story. The photo, whose...

Sweetwaters Football Club on ubuntu path

AS A way of to give back and spreading the Madiba spirit, Sweetwaters Masters Football Club spent 67 minutes on Mandela Day showing ubuntu...

KWT Post Office on strike

Post Office workers affiliated to the King William’s Town branch of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have been picketing outside the King William’s Town...

Ark Chrisian Centre aims to help the disadvantaged

TO aid the King William’s Town community, the Ark Christian Centre is embarking on a community outreach programme to lend a helping hand to...

Help appeal:family living in ‘inhumane’ conditions

CHILD Welfare in King William’s Town ,is appealing anyone able to help a family of five who are living in “inhumane circumstances”. Four children, between...