Sunday, February 23, 2020
Home King William's Town

King William's Town

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...

Pharo scoops gold medals at EC Athletics Champs

TALENTED Kingswood College allrounder Dwayne Pharo’s dedication, discipline and determination to the sport of athletics has paid dividends after he scooped two gold medals...

CAPPED FOR SUCCESS

PROUD DAY: The department of correctional services Amathole management area communications manager, Sivuyisiwe Matanga, of Dimbaza in King William’s Town, graduated with her Master...

Outreach warms hearts

Thumbs up for Lions feeding scheme at Breidbach Clinic NEEDY people and patients of Breidbach Clinic have commended and praised the Lions for a soup...

DRESSED TO IMPRESS: Kingsridge High School Interact Society sponsored two children from a children’s home in King William’s Town with attire to attend their...

Former Kingsridge pupil releases book

Debut aims to teach kids new ways of saying ‘hello’ FORMER Kingsridge High School pupil Refiloe Moahloli recently released her first book, How Many Ways...

Buried in rubbish

Residents demand graveyard be restored RESIDENTS living close to the old Breidbach graveyard are up in arms with authorities about the sorry state of the...

BCM load-shedding starts with stage one

The Buffalo City Metro has commenced with stage 1 load-shedding which will see various parts of the metro experiencing power outages that generally last...

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...

Kitchen brings joy to school

Mobile unit for Breidbach pupils A JOYFUL noise and an atmosphere of excitement were evident in the Breidbach community when a new mobile kitchen could...

Tensions boil over in King areas

Residents protest over lack of housing, service delivery RESIDENTS are demanding housing while also complaining about the blocking of their electricity and poor service delivery...

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...

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

Pizza perfection on doorstep

LOOKING for the best-tasting pizza in East London and King William’s Town? Look no further ... 2Brothers Pizza has arrived. 2Brothers Pizza promises to produce...

Young cricketers make King proud on the pitch

TWO young and talented boys have made the King community proud with top-quality performances on the cricket pitch. Dale Junior Grade 7 pupils Juan Jeggels...

Pioneers hit Alice for six

KING Pioneers produced a superb performance to upset Alice with a comprehensive three-wicket victory in a nailbiting Border Cricket Promotional League encounter at the...

PAINTING TOWN RED

  SPRING-HEELED: Hoerskool De Vos Malan matriculants Riane Mostert, Yola Runu, Donee Coetzee, Wanita Seekoei, Marelize Carelse and Charel Fourie enjoy the vibe at their...

Young cricketers make King proud on the pitch

TWO young and talented boys have made the King community proud with top-quality performances on the cricket pitch. Dale Junior Grade 7 pupils Juan Jeggels...

First veteran event a knockout

Nine clubs tussle in ‘good spirit’ BREIDBACH Masters staged their first ever football tournament, which brought a carnival atmosphere to the Breidbach sports grounds recently. The...

Nurses protest over empty job promises

      MORE than 100 Eastern Cape College nursing graduates marched outside the provincial health department in Bhisho on Monday, demanding immediate employment. The graduates were adamant...

Sensible choice for Breidbach

THE Breidbach community opted to go for consistency when they re-elected their ward committee member for another five-year term during a special co-option community...

Hockey honchos

FIGHTING FOR POSSESSION: Africans Hockey Club centre forward Abigail Thompson (blue jersey) battles for ball possession with a Old Selbornians (Old Boys) third team opponent...

Keeping little hearts happy

A2A Kopano donates material to play centre A2A KOPANO Incorporated, which is based in King William's Town, has made a meaningful contribution of educational material,...

BPS gets new toilets Hollywood Bets sponsors upgrade

HOLLYWOOD Bets in King William’s Town have brought smiles and joy to the faces of staff and pupils at Breidbach Primary School (BPS) and...

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...

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...

In the fast track

Breidbach Primary School are proud of their athletes who represented the BCM District at the EC Provincial Championships in Cradock at the weekend. Veronique...

Rising Stars let loyal supporters down

Team squander clear-cut chances   RISING Stars, keen to recover from a disastrous 3-0 soccer defeat by Birmingham in their previous game in East London, went...

Big day at work for Jongile Nompondo girls

AS PART of the  Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day campaign, the Eastern Cape office of the public protector in Bhisho...

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...

Taai guides King to maiden season win

KING William's Town XI Cricket Club has moved to the top of the league after their convincing win over Good Hope in a League...

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...

Dashing couple at Kingsridge dance

Danielle Anthony and Sean Smith attended the Kingsridge High School matric dance recently. They looked stunning and had loads of fun at the event...

Homes rely on help

Facilities care for orphans, and many needy children ACHILDREN’S home in King William’s Town is hoping for a good year ahead in order to continue...

Pioneers on top in nail-biter

KING William's Town based Pioneers United travelled to East London secured yet another win last weekend in a low-scoring match against Gwabe at the Bunkers...

Left sinking in despair

Needed rain creates floods for residents BREIDBACH and Sweetwaters families living in Buffalo City Metro’s Ward 44, say inadequate drainage and stormwater systems in their...

1000 jobs at new EL tile factory

  A planned R300-million factory that will use ingceke (clay) to make tiles is expected to create more than 1000 jobs when it opens in...

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...

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...

High flying netball

Hoërskool De Vos Malan, on the occasion of their 91st anniversary, hosted Port Rex at their sports grounds in King William’s Town over the...

Welcome relief for needy

Breidbach farm dweller Jody Leonard is one of two recipients who received a food parcel from KWT Lions Club member Peter Moses during a...
Breidbach Primary athlete Veronique Sidiki stands with her proud mother, Linda Pharo, after she was rewarded a silver medal during the EC Provincial Athletics Championships in Cradock recently. Veronique came second in the Girls U11 80m event and will now represent the province at the nationals scheduled for Potchefstroom from today. ‘This will be my second attempt after coming third at nationals in Port Elizabeth last year,’ Veronique said

OFF TO NATIONALS

Breidbach Primary athlete Veronique Sidiki stands with her proud mother, Linda Pharo, after she was rewarded a silver medal during the EC Provincial Athletics...

Out and about

King William’s Town-based Ark Educational Centre’s Grade 4 to Grade 7 pupils enjoy an educational tour to the Amathole Museum on Monday. The children...

Agrams take up Rotary’s reins in King

Couple to be sworn in for presidency roles ROTARY president Dave Heathcote has announced that Denver Agram will lead Rotary King William’s Town for the...

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...

What a sporting fest

Legends turn back clock in Breidbach THE Breidbach Hub recently staged their first-ever festival in Breidbach featuring soccer and cricket and could be described a...

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...

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...

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...

Meas to speak at dinner

‘7de Laan’ star a main attraction at church’s 50-year celebrations ZANE Meas better-known as Neville Meintjies, one of the stars of popular television soapie 7de...