Thursday, January 24, 2019
Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Lather on that sunscreen

The holidays season has arrived are around the corner and the Cancer Association of South Africa (Cansa) reminds the public to take care and...

Pantomime lights the way

The annual pantomime A Lad ’n a Lamp had its opening night at the Guild Theatre on Monday to a packed audience. The show started...

CHRONICLES OF A WALKING WOMAN – Week 8 – Days 1...

NOT SUCH NICE WEATHER of late, so not many photo's ... and yet walk I will ... These were taken in the week of...

Just how strong is South Africa’s love for braai?

Nothing unites South Africans like a braai and good meat. So much so that National Heritage Day is also celebrated as “National Braai Day”. But...

Black Panther bags a Global Globe Award nod

The internet is in full celebration mode after Black Panther became the first comic book movie to get a nod at the Golden Globe...

Kevin Hart steps down from Oscars gig over previous homophobic slurs

Comedian Kevin Hart announced on Thursday that he had decided to step down as host of the Oscars after he was asked to apologise...

CHRONICLES OF A WALKING WOMAN – WEEK 7, DAY 2

SO, another windy day or as some of my colleagues like to say "It's windy, Wendy." Went for a walk in a different direction...

CHRONICLES OF A WALKING WOMAN – WEEK 7 – DAY 1

WEDNESDAY November 28, 2018 is when I took these photo's. Having been unable to get out and about on Monday and Tuesday, I just...

NATURAL PHENOMENON

HAVE YOU DIGITALLY CAPTURED something in or from nature that was strange or beautiful? If it was taken anywhere in South Africa, but particularly...

CHRONICLES OF A WALKING WOMAN – Week 6, Bonus Walking Day

WELL, after all the walking I've been doing lately, I felt that participating in the SPAR Daily Dispatch Fun Run would be the next...

Diverse lineup for Pan African festival

The annual Buyel’Ekhaya Pan African Music Festival, now in its tenth year, is set to will take place at Buffalo Park Cricket Stadium on...

Invitation to a Grand Prix Garden Party

To tie in with the Historic Grand Prix taking place from on Saturday and Sunday, the Grand Prix Garden Party will also be hosted...

NSRI Open Day [GALLERY]

SURF RESCUE: Much fun was had by young and old to be had at the NSRI Open Day held at Station 7, Parkside, last...

Mix of intricate quilts on show

The annual East Coast Quilters Guild’s (ECQG) show Quilt Show is currently underway at the Courtenay Latimer Hall at the East London Museum and...

NSRI hosting open day this weekend

The East London branch of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) will be hosting its open day on Saturday November 17 at their headquarters,...

What drives the price of books in SA?

For every 10 books sold in South Africa‚ six are for basic education‚ one is for tertiary education and three are general fiction or...

Gardens for a good cause

The 8th annual Pam Golding Garden Show will take place this weekend in a bid to raise funds for East London charities. The Cancer Association...

Celebrities share their stories at Capitec talk

East London residents locals gathered at The Venue in Hemingways Casino last Thursday for the latest edition of the Capitec Live Better talks. During...

Tales of Fishy Smiths an enthralling read

The discovery on December 22, 1938, of a living coelacanth, caught in a net off Chalamna, will forever be linked with the name of...

A taste of Afro-French

The Alliance Française East London will host their annual So Chef! dinner on Saturday at Key Largo Restaurant in Hemingways with French chef, Khalid...

Wizards on Wheels brings motor madness to EL [GALLERY]

Car enthusiasts were treated to an amazing show at the annual Wizards on Wheels held at Port Rex Technical High School on Saturday September...

Dance competition to get Mdantsane moving

Lovers of dance can look forward to Kings and Queens of Street Dance Monti that will take place at Mdantsane Indoor Sports Centre on...

Women embrace ‘Doek’ festivities

Doek on Fleek, a national event aimed at women empowerment, made its way to East London for the first time on Saturday September 22...

Going back to the 90s

EAST London Performing Arts Society (ELPAS) will be entertaining locals on October 4 to 6 at the Arts Theatre with their Back to the...

EL to host Queer Spring Festival

The third annual Queer Spring Festival takes place on Saturday at Drifters Theme Park in East London. “The number of participants attending the festival has...

Pantomime show auditions

Aspiring actors and actresses are encouraged to audition for an upcoming pantomime show on Saturday. The show is scheduled for December this year. Organisers are looking...

Jaziel Brothers return to wow Hemingways

The singing duo Jaziel Brothers, comprises d of real-life brothers Luthando and Ntobeko Ngcizela, will be bringing their unique sound back to The Venue...

Invitation to boat anglers

The East London Dolphin and Angling Club will host be hosting their ninth Light Tackle Boat competition at Kei Mouth from September 28 to...

Captivating clivia show

The Border Clivia Interest Group will host its annual show at Pioneer Nursery in Gonubie on September 28 to 29. Group member Peter Miles said...

Spectacular wins for local stock car driver

Race car driver Ryan Dalton has won the 1660 class in the Border Stock Car Racing regional championships, which took place on Saturday September...

Video games tipped as huge money spinner in South Africa

A “dizzying rise” of video games will contribute to South Africa seeing a strong compound annual growth rate of 7.6% for consumer revenue over...

Talented musical cast promises laughs aplenty

East London audiences can expect a lot of laughs as four local artists tackle everyday relationship problems in the musical I Love You, You're...

E Daniel Modelling show wows audience [Gallery]

Models strut their stuff at E Daniel Modelling Agency’s (EDMA) inaugural show at Legends Showcase on Saturday September 1. EDMA was founded by Evaline...

Show dogs strut their stuff

South Africa's Finest Bully Show took place at Hamilton Sports Club on a sunny Saturday morning, a first for the city of East London. The...

Fun activities at Jikeleza

The 17th annual Wild Coast Jikeleza Festival came to a close over the weekend after a week-long hosting of fun activities at Inkwenkwezi Private...

Poor state of ocean inspires musical

Local playwright, Jen Bryson Moorcroft and dance teacher, Charene Harris have joined forces to bring East London audiences an original environmental musical theatre production...

Data-friendly YouTube Go launches in SA

Love watching videos on YouTube but hate how it chows your data? Well then this is good news for you. Google launched YouTube Go in...

Mr Gay World moves to Cape Town after Chinese clampdown

International LGBTQ+ competition, Mr Gay World 2019 is coming to Cape Town next year after abandoning their original venue in Hong Kong. The move...

Survivor SA winner ‘toughened’ in Amalinda

He rubbed many fellow castaways up the wrong way, yet all but one jury member wrote down former East Londoner Tom Swartz’s name to...

KWT Lions bowls competition collects food for the needy

National Women’s Day was celebrated in different ways in various places in the country last week and while many were enjoying a day of...

Vocal artist cruises along many paths

TALENTED East London songstress artist, Megan Francis continues to impress crowds at with her amazing voice. Francis is a talented vocalist who entertained crowds on...

Tour to inspire women entrepreneurs

To fully equip women on their entrepreneurial journey, US founder of Pursue Your Purpose LLC and Forbes coach Tamiko Cuellar will be bringing her...

Market throws up weird, wonderful

YOUNG fashionistas and artists in the East London area were given a platform to display their arts and crafts at the Anti-Social Market held...

East London castaway wins Survivor

Survivor SA winner Tom Swartz went from Amalinda to R1-million in a nail-biting finale on Thursday night. Speaking to the media after the live show...

Fun on cards at Jikeleza

THE annual Wild Coast Jikeleza Festival takes place on August 17 at Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve and runs until August 25. The festival is being...

Hoping to fly as a Miss Eagle SA

The East London and Eastern Cape community will be represented at the inaugural Miss Eagle South Africa pageant by Phaphama Marabela, 21, in December. She...

Stirling celebrates its many successes

Stirling High School celebrated its Founders Day over the weekend, which consisted of two music evenings, an assembly, and a derby day against Cambridge. According...

Young women set up own pop-up event

What started out as an idea to host a small market in a backyard, turned into a team effort between four young female entrepreneurs...

Artist heads for Joburg

Wild Coast local Stephanie Bester, 63, will be launching her bronze figurative sculptures and oil paintings at the Decorex Joburg exhibition from August 8...