Monday, February 19, 2018
King William's Town

King William's Town

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...

Mayor in back to school visits

  BUFFALO City Metro Municipality (BCMM) Executive Mayor Xola Pakati will conclude an intensive back to school campaign today. The campaign, which started on Monday, was...

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...

Pioneers bowlers too good for Masakhane

King side win easily PIONEERS United maintained top spot in the Border Cricket Promotional League when they beat the visiting Mdantsane outfit Masakhane at the...

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...

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...

  Tomorrow in the GO!: - Potty About potholes: Nightmare roads affect Gonubie residents and busiinesses - Pamper sessions help ailing children:Little girls become Queens for a...

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...

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...

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...

FOOTBALL MARATHON

Uniting Reformed Church member Brian Hendrikse thanks all stakeholders for their support towards their building project during a meeting held on Monday evening. The...

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...

Warriors entertain at home

FOOTBALL development is on the rise after a local club hosted an Mdantsane-based side and kept an unbeaten run in three games played recently. The...

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...

Masualle’s office hit by fire

Barely hours after the office of the premier in Gauteng burned down, Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle’s offices in Bhisho also went up in...

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...

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...

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...

Sanco to paint houses of needy families in Ward 44

KEEPING in the Christmas spirit, the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) Ward 44 branch in the Buffalo City metro has come up with...

GRAND DAY

Breidbach- based Happy Hearts Playgroup said farewell to 64 children during their annual graduation at a packed Breidbach Community Hall on Tuesday evening Picture:...

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...

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...

Deputy minister Tshwete to visit a school in Peelton

The department of water and sanitation hosted their second provincial workshop on the National Water and Sanitation Master Plan today in King William’s Town....

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,...

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...

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...

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...

BCM commemorates Youth Day in style

YOUTH Day was commemorated in style with a variety of activities and events staged in different parts of the Buffalo City Metro (BCM) last...

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!...

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...

Majority of municipalities in breach of the constitution

THE most recent Auditor-General (AG) report on South African local government financial management and oversight, paints a bleak picture, inconsistent with the laudable and...

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...

Spotlight on diabetic care

THE Breidbach Clinic, in partnership with its clinic committee, commemorated World Diabetes Day at their local hall in Breidbach last week Thursday. According to the...

Pioneers on song in Komani

Breidbach side win easily on DL method PIONEERS United team captain, Byron Esterhuizen, was all smiles after leaving Komani with a six-wicket victory over Queenstown...

Christmas comes early for needy

IT WAS like Christmas came early for the needy when about 350 people – including children – were served food and handed clothing to...

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...

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...

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...

Donation shows people care

THE Breidbach Clinic gratefully accepted a much-needed wheelchair on Tuesday, after it was donated to the facility by a member of the community. It was...

CUSTOMER SERVICE

  King William’s Town Milady’s manager Zinziswa Peters, right, spoils one of their customers, Anneline Vass, with a meal at Archie’s Coffee Shop as token...

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...
SLICK MOVE: Hellenic winger, Rivaldo Madden (blue jersey), tries to get past his opponent during their King East Local Football Association league game against Violets in Breidbach over the weekend. The game ended in a goalless draw. Results of other league games played are: Extension Utd 4 FC Chox 2; Aces 2 Celtic 7; Barcelona 2 Nerina 0; King Spurs 5 Gunners 3 Picture: DESMOND COETZEE

Colossal Kelfa showdowns

SLICK MOVE: Hellenic winger, Rivaldo Madden (blue jersey), tries to get past his opponent during their King East Local Football Association league game against...

Volker to chair Lions

LIONS member Russell Volker of the King William’s Town Lions Club was inducted as Council Chairperson for the centenary year, 2017-18. The 53rd Convention of...

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...

Primary school accused of pupil assaults

A King William’s Town primary school has been rocked by a corporal punishment scandal that has forced the department of education to investigate two...

KHS player a rising star

Kingsridge High School (KHS) pupil Siphesihle Ngculu was named the most promising netball player at the National All Girl's Festival in Pretoria last month....

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...

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...

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...

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...