Friday, November 24, 2017

Berlin November days away

By Namhla Mbongendlu The eagerly awaited annual Berlin November horse race is taking centre stage this weekend and once again has teamed up with the Eastern...

Fiery battle of the young guns

Up-and-coming cricket talent will be on show when Border host neighbours Eastern Province in their Sunfoil 3-Day Cup and CSA One-Day Provincial Challenge matches...

Zimbabwe warned from distancing itself from AU and SADC

By Naledi Shange As Zimbabwe prepares for political transformation‚ it should be wary not to isolate itself‚ Zimbabwean activist and leader of the #SheVotes campaign Maureen...

Moving wagging tails and whiskers

By Barbara Hollands Moving house is a known stressor, but transferring an animal shelter of 70 nervy cats and 120 boisterous dogs on a sweltering day...

Eskom board were ‘in awe’ of Molefe

By Linda Ensor The Eskom board were “in awe” of the achievements of former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe in stabilising Eskom and therefore supported the move...

No neighbourly love as old rivals battle

Provincial cricket action is back on the cards this week as Border host neighbours Eastern Province in the Sunfoil 3-Day Cup and the CSA...

Angry residents desperate for some peace

Disgruntled Buffalo City Metro residents living in suburbs around Buffalo Park Cricket Stadium met last week to vent their grievances over noise levels from...

2 wives, 1 hitman, 1 murder, 1 survivor

Two Eastern Cape wives are accused of using the same hitman in plots to take out their husbands. One husband was killed in February, allegedly...

Shock finding of abandoned files

Millions of personal and confidential documents belonging to government employees and private companies have been discovered lying scattered and unprotected in a jumble of...

Uphill battle for Warriors

A poor start to the season has left the Warriors with a mountain to climb if they are to match or go one better...

Big haul take part

Event sees 93 fish caught and released THE Rock and Surf Super Pro League Border Blacktips recently held their fifth competition of the season at...

SANBS need blood stocks

AS THE year draws to an end the South African National Blood Services (SANBS) are looking for more donors as they are experiencing a...

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...

Sundale gives CHOC kids big energy boost

Dairy to donate products to help their recovery SUNDALE Free Range Dairy has committed to providing the East London branch of CHOC (Childhood Cancer Foundation)...

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...

Series draws record entry

Tough conditions add to it all TRIBAL are very proud to announce that the third instalment of the TRIBAL Triathlon Series was a phenomenal success...

What’s On the GO – 16 November

Today ●The University of the Third Age (U3A) caters to people eager for more knowledge and a zest for listening to cultural and motivational talks....

VIDEO: Nahoon Dam overflows, dams get boost as heavy rain continues

Additional reporting by ETHIENNE ARENDS IN THE GO! & Express today (Thursday, November 16) we reported that the Eastern Cape dam levels have dropped from 59.8%...

Curves donate funds to CHOC

CHOC is very delighted to have received a donation of R6040 from Curves Ladies Fitness in Vincent. Owner said Curves always supports October as breast...

First East Londoner to win Ms Africa

‘Overwhelmed’ Angie Bryant has a heart to help abused or needy children EAST London born beauty Angie Bryant made Buffalo City proud when she walked...

Kicking up a stink

Discharge permit, ‘flawed’ marine outfall a big concern AFTER years of illegally discharging raw sewage into the Hood Point, West Bank surf line, the Buffalo...

Taxi overturns with pupils

By Nonsindiso Qwabe Pupils travelling to Gonubie High School yesterday morning had a lucky escape, sustaining only minor injuries, when the taxi they were travelling in...

Ordinary Zimbabweans tell us why they want to emigrate

Emigration from Zimbabwe is soaring as ordinary residents despair at the imploding economy and political instability‚ even before the current political turmoil. A month ago‚...

Electricity protest continues

Smoke clouds hung over Nompumelelo on the outskirts of Beacon Bay yesterday as angry residents continued to burn tyres and branches to block entry...

EC Liquor Board cracks whip, closes 700 illegal outlets throughout province

Over the past 19 months the Eastern Cape Liquor Board has shut down over 700 illegal liquor outlets – and the agency has plans...

Fashion guru shows young designers ropes

Ten budding Eastern Cape designers have been learning all there is to know about the fashion business from one of the country’s top designers,...

BCM calls for calm from protesters

Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality is calling for calm in the communities of Ducats and Nompumelelo following violent protests. It is all in our interest...

BREAKING: Gonubie High pupils in crash – pic

A bus carrying Gonubie High School pupils were involved in an accident on the N2 close to the on ramp coming from Gonubie this...

Zuma releases Heher report on tertiary education fees

Government should hike expenditure on higher education and training to at least 1% of GDP and replace the current bursary scheme with government-backed guarantees...

Manhunt on for ‘dangerous’ awaiting-trial escapees

police have launched a manhunt for three awaiting-trial prisoners who escaped police custody on Saturday afternoon. Detective Constable Phuthumani Tambo‚ the investigating officer‚ said that...

WATCH: Nompumelelo residents block EL roads in service delivery protest

Disgruntled Nompumelelo residents have vowed to continue with the service delivery protest in the township until Buffalo City Metro mayor Xola Pakati addresses them. https://youtu.be/vrFwLMQ6FTU Residents...

Teachers come top of class at awards night

The province’s top 10 teachers, who will represent the Eastern Cape at the National Teaching Awards next year, were announced at a gala event...

Two-year-old drowns in one of several open manholes

A toddler drowned in sewerage on Saturday because of an open manhole in Mdantsane’s NU2. The body of Sisikhanyiso Singama, two, was found by residents...

High death rates at provincial facilities

By Asanda Nini More than 1200 of Eastern Cape children admitted at provincial public hospitals for severe malnutrition have died in the past four years.The 1205...

Greedy lawyer admits R4m overcharge

By Adrienne Carlisle Controversial attorney Zuko Nonxuba has effectively conceded in court that he overcharged a severely disabled client to the tune of over R4-million, which...

Lions, clinic join global diabetes drive

THE weekly fundraiser held in front of Pick n Pay by the King William’s Town Lions Club took on another dimension on Saturday when...

Three armed men rob EL PEP store

An armed robbery of the PEP store in Devereux Avenue, Vincent resulted in three suspects getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Captain Mluleki...

OPINION: State too late in bid to silence Pauw

South Africa is indeed a wonderful country to live in with hardly a day passing without another drama hitting the headlines. Social media and public...

Five things to know about Flakka, the so-called ‘zombie drug’

BY KATHARINE CHILD Media headlines about a 'zombie drug' are making waves. TimesLIVE spoke to Shaun Shelly‚ founder of SA Drug Policy Week and a researcher...

Annoying phone calls see South Africans get it on with Truecaller...

A 120 percent rise in Truecaller downloads in a year shows South African cellphone users’ growing resistance to companies’ hard sales pitches. The Truecaller app‚...

BCM sitting on pest time bomb

Buffalo  City Metro faces a public health time bomb as its pest control programme falters, leaving many areas of the municipality vulnerable to rat...

ROYAL WINNERS

All Saints Daycare in Parkside recently held their Mr and Miss All Saints. They are, from left, Eldriano Even (first prince), Amisi Mqikela (Mr...

MASTER CLASS

Proteas assistant coach Adrian Birrell and South African test batsman Temba Bavuma, pictured, gave the Selborne boys and coaches a master class on the...

MEDAL WINNERS

Border biathletes competed in the annual Southern Free State (SFS) and Eastern Province Inter-provincial Biathlon Championships recently and did exceptionally well. In the championships,...

Youth deliver top football

THIS year’s edition of the Carlos Soccer Youth Development Academy (CSYDA) annual Inter-Schools annual football tournament staged at Dale College last weekend delivered top-class...

Premier Hotel prize up for grabs

PREMIER Hotels & Resorts and GO! & Express are giving away a one-night stay at the Premier Hotel East London ICC (East London International...

Sugar tax all set for Parliament approval

By Linda Ensor Parliament’s finance committee has adopted bills which provide for the introduction of a health promotion levy (the sugar tax) as well as amending...

BCM beach blunder

EL’s once pristine areas still in disrepair after massive storm damage WITH the festive season fast- approaching, Buffalo City Metro still has not fixed pedestrian...

Clarendon girl is a class act in SA language challenge

By Qaqamba Magadla A grade 11 pupil from an East London school scored top marks – 100% – and won a cash prize at this year’s...

It’s lifeguard season again

With the festive season fast approaching, two Eastern Cape municipalities are preparing their beaches to be safe and people-friendly by inviting people trained to...