Friday, November 24, 2017
King William's Town

King William's Town

Breidbach Primary rewards hard work

PARENTS, teachers and pupils packed out the community hall for the Breidbach Primary School (BPS) annual merit awards ceremony recently. Methodist church leader Reverend Juliet...

Youth deliver top football

THIS year’s edition of the Carlos Soccer Youth Development Academy (CSYDA) annual Inter-Schools annual football tournament staged at Dale College last weekend delivered top-class...

Cancer awareness day in King

THE department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries through its forestry management branch in King William’s Town hosted a successful breast and prostate cancer awareness...

Wife-killing trial postponed

The case against a Breidbach man accused of murdering his wife before burying her under her bed was again postponed in the King William’s...

Sanco elects BCM branch members

Desmond Allison to head up ward 44 SOUTH African National Civics Organisation (Sanco) executive members were democratically elected for the Buffalo City Metro ward 44...

Come and get your monthly jazz fix

ANELE VALELA KING William’s Town music lovers can now look forward to a monthly dose of live music renditions that will be hosted at the...

Church prays for matrics

THE Methodist Church of Southern Africa in Zwelitsha Township last Sunday held their annual prayer service for all matriculants in Zwelitsha and surrounding areas...

Fundraiser for designer

THE high tea to raise funds for local talented designer Carlos Fritz turned out to be a glamorous event at the Schornville Community Hall...

Dancer off to US

Tauriq to show off his skills to talent scouts MARCUS T Cirero was a Roman politician and lawyer and once said: “Natural ability without education...

Give a pet a home today

Go to the SPCA today and adopt a beautiful dog or cat. Remember, adopt don't shop. Here is what is currently available at the...

Play park to get welcome upgrade

WHEN crossing the Breidbach Bridge, your attention is immediately attracted to the new palisade fencing around the play park close to the entrance of...

‘Don’t cheat’, pupils told

MATRICULANTS from various schools in King William’s Town – and surrounding areas – committed themselves to their final examinations at a well-attended pledge-signing ceremony...

Designer gets nod for Dubai

Carlos Fritz’s hot items will fly SA flag at top fashion week abroad BREIDBACH-born designer Carlos Fritz’s passion and love for fashion has received a...

School honours star pupils

FRIDAY the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition but this was not the case for Hoërskool De Vos Malan pupils in...

No cheating for us, say matriculants

Eastern Cape matriculants have made a commitment not to cheat during their final-year exams, while the department of education said they have put in...

Parkrun milestone

Ingrid Schenk, crouching in orange shirt, ran her 50th King William’s Town parkrun last Saturday. She was congratulated in advance by a group of...

Lions reach out

300 people benefit from Breidbach soup kitchen KING William’s Town Lions Club members were applauded for their efforts by happy recipients during last week’s soup...

R30m to plug KWT potholes ‘as big as graves’

R30-million will be spent on plugging holes in roads in King William’s Town – and for Noxolo Tshaphu, it’s about time. She told road-tripping Buffalo...

DCS celebrates Heritage Day with feast of cultures

HERITAGE Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and in true fashion by officials from the department of correctional services (DCS) at their King William’s...

Pink Fairy magic

Halloween run/walk to raise funds for two cancer sufferers TO CELEBRATE October being Cancer Month, Pink Fairy Multisport Adventures presents the Candles for Cancer fundraiser. The...

Home away from home for tiny tots

Qalashe woman’s passion drives day care A QALASHE woman’s love and passion to work with children has inspired her to start an institution where she...

A swift response

King cops call urgent meeting on Breidbach building turned crime den KING William’s Town police have immediately acted on an article published in the GO!...

Mobile clinic pays visit to Qalashe

PERSISTENT rain and inclement weather did not deter a group of desperate villagers from grabbing the opportunity to make use of primary health services...

Sports council benefits from tour

Bilateral ties strengthened through informative session  BILATERAL ties between two neighbouring metropolitan sports councils were strengthened in Port Elizabeth at the weekend. Buffalo City Metro Sports...

Sanca forms anti-drug coalitions

AS THE country’s coordinator for the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (Cadca), the South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (Sanca) has...

The root of all evil

Breidbach pupils use abandoned building to smoke and use drugs  A DILAPIDATED building situated in the centre of Breidbach, is causing health and safety concerns...

Farewell sunset

This stunning photo of Marileze Nel and her partner Shawn Duncan on their way to the St Thomas Private School matric farewell was taken...

Feast of football action at Breidbach’s Goodwill Games

A CARNIVAL atmosphere filled Breidbach Sports Grounds for the fifth annual Goodwill Games held between the Breidbach Football Association and EL Central at the...

Top politicians snub Biko event in KWT

The nation’s politicians yesterday snubbed an event in King William’s Town to commemorate 40 years since liberation struggle icon and Black Consciousness leader Steve...

‘Extra-special’ legends heritage tournament on cards

SPORT fanatics from King William’s Town and surrounding areas will be entertained with a fun- filled day at the fifth annual Africans Sport Club...

United effort to address TB

Patient awareness project well received in Breidbach THE Breidbach Clinic and its committee – in support of Bhisho sub district – held a tuberculosis (TB)...

Missing Breidbach woman found dead under bed, husband sought

YESTERDAY at about 12.30pm detectives investigating the missing person’s case of Carmelitta Baatjies, found her dead body buried under the bed at her home...

Ticking time bomb

Old, unlocked electricity boxes pose dangerous threat in Breidbach RESIDENTS have expressed grave concern over the state of dilapidated and open electricity boxes in Breidbach,...

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...