Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Story of hope amid grief

SUNRISE resident, Brenda Crompton, 72, has written her third book, Smiling through tears, which is about the journey of her late daughter, Lindy-Lee Reyanard,...

047 all dialled in for EL

Mthatha-based singing trio, 047 will be serenading East London locals on Friday at the Guild Theatre during the launch of their debut album, Wen’Ungowam...

Don’t go in the water: How the Jaws Effect hurt sharks

When Steven Spielberg's "Jaws" hit theatres in 1975, it did more than just help invent the concept of the summer blockbluster. It also played...

Ladies Night Market goes down a real treat

THE inaugural Ladies Night Market took place on Saturday night in Gonubie where women entrepreneurs had their stock on show. The sound of the ocean...

Border stock car racing

Racing enthusiasts gathered at the Summerpride Showgrounds Circuit for V8 King of the Ring and 1660 challenge on Saturday evening. East London was graced...

ELfest school artwork on show

The 17th annual ELfest is underway at the Belgravia Arts Centre, showcasing various forms of artwork from learners in East London schools. Well over 900 pieces...

Great Kei Trek epic

By Riaan Odendaal THE inaugural Great Kei Trek took place over the weekend of 27 April 2018, a three-day Mountain Bike event that started at...

A mixed bag of results on a day of four seasons

Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro, presented by Reef Wetsuits – Day 1 A day of four seasons that started off sunny with glassy two to...

PnA Ultimate Performer: Gallery

The PnA Ultimate Performer Finals took place yesterday at the Guild Theatre. The competition was extremely stiff, with performers giving it their all on...

Bed racers go all out

THE Gonubie Round Table Charity Bed Race at the East London Race track on Saturday raised a whopping R50000 for various local charities. The rainy...

Bouquet of Dance: Gallery

The East London Dance Forum presented the Bouquet of Dance at the Guild Theatre on March 20 and 21. The production showcased a variety...

PnA Ultimate Performer in full swing: GALLERY

THE Preliminary rounds of the PnA Ultimate Performer took place at the weekend at Vincent Park and saw a multitude of talented individuals take...

PnA Ultimate Performer in full swing

The PnA Ultimate Performer is in full swing, with a jam packed registration day at PnA Stationers last weekend. The day saw many new...

New ‘Gogo’ tale now on the shelf

RADIOGRAPHER turned children's author Kathy Hill has recently released the second instalment of her Gogo series, self-publishing the book through the leading provider of...

Roll the Dice set to wow audiences this Valentines: gallery

GOT THE MOVES: The cast of Roll the Dice have been hard at work rehearsing for the annual Valentines cabaret. The first performance will...

Young EL beauty finalist in top pageant

A YOUNG beauty from East London, Indiphile Qhwesha, 11, has been announced as a finalist in the Miss Junior South Africa pageant. She will be...

EC traditional leaders to boycott controversial movie, Inxeba

By LULAMILE FENI and SIKHO NTSHOBANE Eastern Cape traditional leaders and traditional activists are busy drumming up support for the boycott of the controversial movie,...

Controversial movie gets nod

By Poliswa Plaatjie The controversial Xhosa initiation film Inxeba (The Wound) hits cinemas nationwide next week on Friday and East London movie fanatics will get an...

Insightful talk on Kwelera botanical garden

By Barbara Hollands Plans to develop 10ha of Kwelera farmland into a landscaped garden, complete with a Xhosa culture medicinal garden, a multipurpose hall for conservation...

SABC staff to strike on Thursday

SABC staff are set to down tools on Thursday after wage talks broke down between unions and management. Union Bemawu informed members on Monday that...

FESTIVE AT THE ZOO

The Friends of the East London Zoo, with the help of Robyn Krugel, recently held a Christmas at the Zoo fundraising event. Children were...

Little fig rocks it big with awards

Border bonsai master excels in PE LOCAL Border Bonsai Society member Raymond Kingma recently took part in the South African Bonsai Convention in Port Elizabeth,...

Lions coach De Bruin surprised at how Western Province easily beat...

He was most pleased with his team’s latest win which resulted in qualification for the Currie Cup semi-finals‚ but Golden Lions coach Swys de...

Local band going places opening for UK band Bastille

High note for Opposite the Other LOCAL alternative pop band Opposite the Other have achieved one success after the other over the last year. Most recently,...

Teacher develops module to be taught at schools

Percussionist drums up support TALENTED local percussionist Siyabulela Sifatyi has been facilitating percussion workshops for Eastern Cape Creative Arts subject advisers this week, developing his...

EXCLUSIVE: Zahara to get her own reality show

Musician Zahara is set to join the likes of Somizi‚ Dineo Ranaka‚ Bonang and Penny Penny in getting her own reality show. So‚ get...

Ozone therapy a vital boost

THE Coast Wellness Team has now welcomed the addition of MorHealth, a medical ozone therapy practice. If you would like to add years to your...

Muses break stereotypes

• Women pose nude to reclaim, celebrate bodies NUDE, strong and dignified stood 20 women, revealing all to redefine and celebrate the beauty of African...