Friday, November 24, 2017
King William's Town

King William's Town

Brumbies impress with Collegians win

KING Brumbies Rugby Football Club made home ground advantage with a convincing 43-12 win over Old Collegians at the weekend (April 22). The Breidbach-based side...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Come along to King show for the laughs

TICKETS are selling fast for the much-anticipated Tsepiso and Friends Comedy Night that will be held at the King Club in King Williams Town...

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...

Heroes at King drive Lions Club blood donors save lives

“Even our president, Ulrich Hagens, led by example as he donated after years of absence. This has really encouraged me to keep on with...

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...

‘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...

Hawkers vent anger over ‘dirty’ rank

HAWKERS who sell food, fruit and vegetables at King William’s Town’s main taxi rank claim the Buffalo City Metro Municipality is doing nothing to...

WILD CAT RESCUE

NEAR CATASTROPHE: Nicci Beans, Dorah Peter and Sidwell Maguga (in picture) of King William’s Town SPCA rescued this genet (wild cat) last week. It...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Spreading Lions love

SPREADING LOVE: King William’s Town Lions club member Desmond Coetzee handed over clothing to Prescilla Stoffels and other needy people in Breidbach last week...

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

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...

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...

Enough is enough

RESIDENTS living at the back of Breidbach, better known as “Die Gat” are up in arms about sewage-filled channels flowing through their yards. The residents...

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...

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...

Angry residents oppose bail

THE quiet environment at the King William’s Town Magistrate’s Court turned into chaos last week as frustrated family and community members staged a protest...
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...

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,...

Lion’s share

King Lions Club members held a fundraising initiative in King William’s Town at the weekend. The Lions have braais on a monthly basis as...

Lions save the day

Breidbach Primary clothing donation BREIDBACH Primary School (BPS) received a huge boost when a donation of school clothing was handed over to the school by...

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...

‘AWAY WITH ABUSE’

Church group makes its voice heard in Breidbach FROM a distance many may have thought the group of protesters clothed in red T-shirts, dark trousers...

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...

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...

Prof inspires kids, parents

Charity begins at home, he urges BREIDBACH Primary school (BPS) held their annual graduation ceremony for their Pre-grade R pupils at the local community hall...

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...

Social workers spread the condom message

SOCIAL workers attached to Child Welfare in King William's Town have staged a successful awareness campaign during National Condom Week to educate communities about...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Promoting unity through football

YOUTH of King William’s Town and surrounding areas recently took part in a soccer event at Zwelitsha Stadium with more than 200 fans attending...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Music to their ears

The Tshatshu Primary School Intermediate Choir scooped the winning floating trophy after competing with Zwelitsha schools at circuit level last week. The choir, under...