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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...

Help identify next of kin – Thembele Nhlaphane

Residents of the King William's Town area are being called on to help identify the family of the late Thembele Nhlaphane, whose body has...

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...

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...

Breidbach community takes action

Workshop held to strengthen Breidbach Anti-Drug Coalition FOLLOWING a growing concern regarding substance abuse and addiction in the Breidbach community, various organisations, governmental and non-governmental...

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...

Officials keep an eye on parolees

Parolees and probationers living in Zwelitsha and Phakamisa townships received visits from King William’s Town department of correctional services officials during a special monitoring...

Community comes together to help destitute man

An Ilitha woman said it nearly broke her heart when she saw a post on social media about a Sweetwaters orphan who is was...

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...

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...

Gale force winds leave trail of destruction

Powerful gale force winds left many members of the Zwelitsha community distraught last week after their houses and businesses were severely damaged. Resident Mbulelo Ntanda,...

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...

Three missing persons found

Three teenagers who were reported  missing on the January 15 - Titimani Yamkela (17) and Samkelo Gulwa (18) from Lieveldt Location, and  Sanele Nkala (18)...

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...

Police nab three for attempted murder, drug dealing in King William’s...

A CRIME Intelligence driven operation conducted with the King William's Town Tracing Team and Ndevana police members have arrested three suspects aged between 28...

Joy as Breidbach hall gets a makeover

THE Breidbach community hall has been upgraded into an attractive building that the community can be proud of, after numerous complaints were reported by...

Peddie takes the Cup

Peddie pulled out all the stops to emerge as the champions of the King William’s Town Masters Football Association (KWTMFA) League Cup after their...

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...

Stepping out in style

Breidbach Primary held their Grade 7 farewell function at the Breidbach community hall last week with pupils dressing up to impress for the occasion...

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...

Lion’s share of toys

KWT Lions Club toy run drive a roaring success KING William’s Town Lions Club annual toy run drive held at the Malcom Andrews Centre at...

DPW raise awareness about HIV/Aids fight

The Wellness Unit of the department of public works held a build-up event for World Aids Day in Middledrift, under the theme “Ending the...

MPL sleeps in coffin to protest gang violence

A tent erected in front of the office of Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle has drawn the attention of many motorists since last Saturday. Planted...

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...

Hellenic win Kelfa Cup final

League leaders beat Barcelona KING East Local Football Association (Kelfa) league’s log leaders Hellenic came from 1-0 down to beat Barcelona 2-1 in a thrilling...

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...

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...

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...

Special treat for Breidbach seniors

The Breidbach community hall was filled with excitement after staff from Charteris & Barnes CC spent their 67 minutes for Mandela Day entertaining senior...

Pink Fairy geared to raise funds for SPCAs

Mike Webb, affectionately known as the Pink Fairy, is looking to raise funds for both the King William’s Town and the East London SPCA....

KWT police seek murder suspect/s

MEMBERS of the South African Police Services (SAPS) are seeking assistance in tracing suspect/s involved in the murder of a 62 –year-old man whose...

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...

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...

Limba off to US event

King William's Town local Xola-Sisipho Limba is on her way to great heights as her involvement in arts and culture provides her with a...

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...

24 schools set to battle it out in rugby tourney

Leo Mbini Schools Rugby Development is in partnership with the Berlin and Ndevana Community Police Forum to host a tournament for 24 primary schools...

Happiness is … as little ones graduate

THERE were smiles and excitement as well as tears at the Mickey Mouse Daycare annual Christmas party and graduation ceremony held at St Joseph’s...

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...

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...

Mandrax found in King William’s Town

TRACING team members from King William's Town have arrested a 41-year-old man in Ginsberg and seized Mandrax tablets.  Police indicated that 133 tablets, valued at...

Taste of Wits Academy for youngsters

FOUR Carlos Soccer Youth Development Academy (CSYDA) young footballers travelled to Gauteng to join Bidvest Wits Football Club for a week’s training. Athenkosi Badi, Musa...

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...

DA plea for youth centre

ABOUT 96 children may be moved from a 100-year-old King William’s Town Yyouth Ccare Ccentre to other homes in the region. This comes after the...

From cleaner to tour guide to awards shortlist

The Steve Biko Centre’s Asanda Mbaxa, a tour guide and educational assistant officer, has gained honours at being shortlisted in the prestigious national Lilizela...

New programme to address underage drinking

A new programme aimed at addressing the high rate of alcohol abuse among the youth was launched at the Steve Biko Centre in Ginsberg...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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!...