Gardens of East London Garden Show: gallery

THE Pam Golding Properties' Gardens of East London Garden Show took place over the weekend in aid of various charities around the city. The...

Dancers on a journey through time

Dancers are busy polishing up their moves in preparation for the 12th annual Dance Dynamic Academy Holiday Club Showcase taking place from December 16...

Twitter now allows users to ‘rethink’ harmful replies

As part of a limited experiment, Twitter will be asking users if they're sure they want to post that mean tweet before they hit...

‘TUBBE’ both absurd and oddly sincere

The Lonely Island is a comedic musical group made up of Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg, and Jorma Taccone whose style follows a similar vein...

SA reacts to ‘struggling’ expats singing in Setswana in New Zealand

Unathi Nkanjeni A 2010 video of South Africans who emigrated to New Zealand has re-emerged and has been making waves on social media. In it‚ expat...

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...

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...

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...

Five facts about your new Miss SA, Sasha-Lee Olivier

It's official: Sasha-Lee Olivier, who was the first runner-up in the 2019 Miss SA pageant, will be taking over the reigns from Zozibini Tunzi as our...

Muso Matross ready to rock his fans at Legends Showcase

O’BRIAN Matross performs live at Legends Showcase on Saturday at 7pm. Matross is a East London-born singer, song-writer and record producer whose repertoire comprises a...

It’s a hard NO! Here’s why Twitter edit button will ‘probably...

Users have been advocating for an edit button for years Despite the Twitter community's constant yearning and begging for a tweet edit button, company CEO Jack Dorsey...

What now for cricket in 2020? Four key questions

The coronavirus may have struck shortly before the English cricket season was due to start but it threatens to have major implications for the...

FUN IN THE WATER

In celebration of Worldwide Aquathon Day, Aqua by Rose hosted a three-hour long aqua marathon at the Virgin Active indoor swimming pool in Quigney. Enthusiasts...

Ladies Nite Race expects record entry

THE run all East London women look forward to is around the corner. The Kempston Ladies Nite Race has been a community favourite for the...

Spreading gospel with nifty footwork

Grace Dance Team bring change SPREADING the gospel of Jesus Christ and hope to the youth is very important to Grace Dance Team who go around...

South Africa, meet Tamaryn Green, your new Miss SA!

  https://youtu.be/fZoGhC_3KuI Tamaryn Green was crowned Miss South Africa at an extravagant event on May 27 2018. Here are five things to know about South Africa’s...

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...

SA celeb chefs snap up awards at the world cookbook ‘Oscars’

Two local female celebrity chefs have triumphed at the 24th annual Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. Known as the "Oscars" of the cookbook world, this year's...

Walking the Comrades: Veteran runner hoping to complete race for first...

Paul Selby is hoping to complete his first Comrades in 12 years on Sunday — by walking it. The veteran of 24 Comrades‚ who cannot...

Entries open for Amatola Classic

Legendary car run set to roll in to city this month BOOKINGS are now open for the annual Amatola Classic Car Run, which this year...

Give it a shot

The GO! & Express together with Shirley and the Shotguns are giving away a copy of their self-titled debut album. To win, e-mail the word...

EC pageant finalist on a mission

By Poliswa Plaatjie-Sejosing Tsolo-born Miss Heritage South Africa finalist Babalwa Nomatshaka is on a mission to transform the lives of young rural girls by hosting talks...

If you dye your hair at home, don’t be blonde and...

Here's why you should do that strand test recommended by the manufacturer All boxed hair dye brands advise consumers to do a preliminary “strand test”...

Debt review: A survival kit

Consumer champion Wendy Knowler explains everything you need to know What do people newly under debt review find hardest to do without? “The ability to take...

Property: spotlight on Bathurst

Residents say that the Eastern Cape town of Bathurst is so much more than just the home of the world’s largest artificial pineapple. The Pineapple...

New novel explores Xhosa history, spirituality

Those with an interest in SA history should keep an eye out for East Londoner Russel Bradfield’s debut novel, Shadows and Sky. The book is...

Pure coffee easy to brew at home

Coffee is the world’s No1-selling beverage, and  if we look closer to home, its popularity in SA  is growing by the day. Internationally, the world...

Royal taste of India a treat

ROYAL Bombay Express in Stirling is not only royal by name but after tasting their food, you will feel like you’ve been treated to...

Reel in big prizes at second Rock n Surf

Cast a line at Rock n Surf THIS Saturday, the Border Blacktips RASSPL (Rock and Surf Super Pro League) team will be hosting their second...

One night only with the KZN Youth Orchestra

MUSICAL HIGHS: The KZN Youth Orchestra will once again grace East London with its melodic tunes at the Guild Theatre on Wednesday June 26. The...

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...

Stirling to jazz it up big band style

THE Stirling Jazz Band will be hosting their annual dance in the Stirling High School hall on Friday, May 11. Starting at 7pm, the evening...

All the big winners at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Parasite shocked the Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) on Sunday by landing the night's top prize, a historic win which thrusts the South Korean black...

047 album launch a surefire hit

MTHATHA music group 047 treated fans with their debut album launch at the Guild Theatre in East London on Friday evening. The show kicked off...

Thrilling final drag event of year draws 25 entries

THE last Motorsport South Africa (MSA) drag racing event for the year ended the drag racing season off with a bang on Saturday. Twenty-five entries...

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...

‘Trackers SA’: Deon Meyer on controversial casting, working solo & creativity

The highly anticipated TV series Trackers SA hit M-Net screens on Sunday. The six-parter, based on a crime-thriller by author Deon Meyer, explores organised crime,...

Informal restaurants, shisanyamas can sell hot food for home delivery

Informal restaurants and shisanyamas have been given permission to operate under level 4 of the lockdown - but can sell cooked food for home...

Hypnotising entertainment

Andre The Hilarious Hypnotist makes a return to East London as he performs his one-man show until Saturday at the Guild Theatre. The comedian is...

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...

Rihanna declared world’s richest female musician

Singer, makeup entrepreneur, lingerie designer and now the first black woman to head a top luxury fashion house - Rihanna has racked up a...

Dog Soldiers is brilliant, stupid fun

Dog Soldiers has a simple premise: take a bunch of tough-as- nails soldiers, put them in a cabin in the woods, and have them...

Film explores famous trial of the ‘Chicago 7’

The whole world is watching! This chant runs throughout Aaron Sorkin's The Trial of the Chicago 7 and serves as the overall moral of...

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...

Mtukudzi lines up 67th album

By Chriselda Kekana. Legendary jazz musician Oliver Mtukudzi‚ who already has 66 albums under his belt, is ready to give fans his 67th offering that is...

What’s on the GO! – July 27

Today ● Are you ready to join our motivated group? The University of the Third Age (U3A) caters to people of a so-called “mature age”,...

Find Synergy with von Memerty

LET’S DANCE: Ian von Memerty, ‘the king of versatility’ is joined by his wife Vivienne, ‘the queen of dance’, as they explore some of...

25th Annual Caltex Sole Destroyer: gallery

In spite of the rain, mud and general gloomy weather, over 500 runners took part in the 25th annual Caltex Sole Destroyer early on Sunday...