Sunday, May 26, 2019

Woman’s burnt body found with breasts cut off and knife stuck...

The burnt body of a young woman was found in an open field in Dagbreek, Welkom, police said on Wednesday. Police spokesperson Constable Kethabile Mofokeng...

Former F1 champion Niki Lauda dead at 70

Austrian racing great won three titles with Ferrari, McLaren and survived near-fatal crash in 1976 Three-times Formula One champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of...

Deputy president David Mabuza asks not to be sworn in as...

ANC deputy president David Mabuza has asked not to be sworn in as a member of parliament. This was announced on Wednesday morning by ANC...

Woman ‘battered’ for watching cartoons with her child

A Johannesburg man is in police custody for allegedly throttling the mother of his child and beating her with his fists. Captain Xoli Mbele said...

Dogs kill 3-year-old after mother takes child to tavern

A three-year-old toddler was mauled to death by dogs on Saturday evening near Mokopane in Limpopo. The toddler was attacked when her mother, 36, took...

Joy of wheelchairs

Smiles, tears and excitement were etched on faces as three happy people received their wheelchairs on Monday at the Daily Dispatch offices. The handover came...

UFH drama society to showcase ‘Lost Tribe’

University of Fort Hare Drama Society will showcase a 57-minute play titled Maxhoba Village: Lost Tribe on Thursday and Friday night at 7.30pm at...

Job-seekers worldwide warned of recruitment scam

A blast of spam emails has been detected in 2019, featuring fake job offers that seem to come from HR recruiters in large corporations,...

Makisi set for global awards

  Gospel radio presenter Loyiso Makisi, 26, has been nominated for best presenter at the upcoming Gabriel Global Gospel Awards. (GGGA). The East London-born presenter started...

GALLERY: Carnival at Hudson Park Primary School entertains locals

  It was a big turn out at the annual Hudson Park Primary Carnival on Saturday, pupils, staff members and their family members had a...

Disparity in area glaring

A nauseating stench fills the air as residents from one side of the street watch the other side receive service delivery in Haven Hills,...

Calling all to Choc fundraiser

The Childhood Cancer Foundation SA (Choc) East London will host a Kids Cycle event and family fun walk on May 25 at the East...

Government warns of water woes ahead

The department of water and sanitation (DWS) is warning Eastern Cape residents not to become complacent with regards to saving water. Despite heavy rains raising...

Baseball coach off to join SA squad camp

Baseball champion and Eagles coach Lwazi Mlondolozi, 32, has been invited to be part of the South African baseball team in Cape Town later ...

Madisons Market Cafe perfect place to shop, relax

From the outside, Madisons Market Cafe at 5 Epsom Road in Stirling looks rather humble. Apart from the massive sign painted on the outside...
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WATCH: VINCENT PARK PAINTS EASTER – WINNING ENTRY

https://youtu.be/aGwt12wBCuc Watch as 7 year old Laerskool Nahoon school pupil, Charlene Erasmus, gets a wonderful surprise when she visits Vincent Park. Click this link - Vincent...

#Blessed’ shines a spotlight

Jenny Bryson Moorcroft Theatre’s four-day social justice play #Blessed came to an end on Sunday at the Arts Theatre in East London. Set in East...

SPAR unveils new mascot

SPAR Eastern Cape unveiled Zisa, their new mascot for their STOP Plastic campaign, in Port Elizabeth on May 1. The STOP Plastic campaign was started...

Masithethe high tea raises R10,000

MASITHETHE counselling services held a high tea last Saturday as part of their fund-raising drive to enable the organisation to offer counselling free of...

Big names to jazz it up at EC festival

The Eastern Cape Jazz Festival held a media briefing at The Square, in East London last Friday to announce some of the headliners for...

Mr SA finalist to turn around words

Name-calling and other insults were all over social media as the South African public threw in their two cents about the reveal of the...

High tea serves up R60,000 for home

  Berea Gardens Retirement Foundation’s hall was decked in rainbow colours, with balloons floating from the ceiling, tables covered with different kinds of delicious food...

Call for men of God to reignite at meeting

“All mighty men of God: Too many candles have gone out, it's time to reignite.” These are the words local businessman Michael Stevens is heeding...

LGBTQI march for awareness

Braving out the cold weather last Friday, members of the East London LGBTQI community marched from the Buffalo City College main campus to the...

Big Brother gets bigger as Cape Town’s arsenal of security cameras...

“The world’s most boring movie” draws 120 people to watch it in front of huge monitors every hour of every day. The City of Cape...

Brace yourself for a petrol price hike of 54c/l from May...

The price of petrol will increase by 54c/l at midnight on Tuesday, the department of energy confirmed on Sunday. The price was adjusted on the...

Pupils enjoy Easter fun

The Peggy Nesta Foundation held an Easter Fun Day last week Thursday at Pefferville Primary School. “The Easter Fun Day is normally on a Saturday...

DA’s outcry over R3m pool upgrade

The DA has levelled criticism at Buffalo City Municipality (BCM) for the lack of work done on the Mdantsane NU2 swimming pool despite R3m...

Senior citizens show support for educare centre

Two former Zwelitsha educators aim to make made a big difference in the lives of children when they recently decided to “adopt” a local...

Youth go ‘hopping mad’ over Easter fun activities

A first-of-its-kind Easter themed activity for children was held at Belgravia Flats in Southernwood on Saturday. Local tenant Naledi Seboni was the brains behind the...

DA to help Fynbos temporary settlement

DA EC premier campaign spokesperson for basic services Kevin Mileham, accompanied by DA Team One SA spokesperson for secure borders Jacques Julius, recently conducted...

Top acts to perform at first three-day jazz fest in ...

The Eastern Cape will host its first three-day jazz festival in East London later this year at the Abbotsford Christian Centre. This will be the...

US jazz festival gig breaking of a new dawn for Sibusiso

Local musician Sibusiso Msesiwe, also known as CeeBoo, has been invited to perform at the Jazz Festival in New Orleans in the United States...

Autism awareness event for school

College Street Primary School will host their first Autism Awareness Day on Saturday as April is Autism Awareness Month. The event will be held from...

Plea to help Port St Johns after floods

BCM executive mayor Xola Phakathi has called on East London residents to assist Port St Johns following major flooding brought about by heavy rains...

Nate’s Car Sales makes a difference

  Giving back and adding value to the community are but a fraction of what Nathanael Padayachee does in his spare time. Backed by his entire...

Hail the karting kid

At the tender age of six, Caleb Odendaal has achieved what many people who are far older than him have failed to accomplish after...

Calling all entrepreneurs

The search for potential young business owners across SA started at the Bizniz in a Box programme held in East London, Mdantsane and Gompo,...

Foreshore opened to public fishing

After prolonged discussion with the Buffalo City of Salt Water Anglers (BCASA), Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) finally agreed to open a section of...

Girl’s winning egg design revealed

Laërskool Nahoon pupil Charlene Erasmus, 7, is the lucky winner of the Vincent Park Paints Easter competition held between March 11 and April 1. The...

Restore Trust celebrates 10 years

The Restore Trust non-profit organisation Organisation Breath of Life Place of Safety for Children and t will be celebrating 10 ten years of helping...

New wind atlas a boon for SA renewable energy

The department of energy celebrated the launch of the latest high-resolution wind resource map at the Wind Atlas for SA (Wasa) seminar held at...

Concern as petrol price increase of 56c a litre forecast for...

Unexpectedly strong international fuel prices have raised the spectre of an unwelcome fuel price hike for petrol users at the end of April. This...

Women on the march

East London-based NGO Afesis-corplan recently hosted their Shayisfuba Uzingce Mfazi campaign at the Hope Fellowship Church in Belgravia to raise awareness on women's rights...

Bulldogs rescued

The department of sport, recreation, arts and culture (DSRAC) has come up with a R4.2m lifeline to help the liquidated Border Bulldogs get back...

Artists informed about copyright and royalties

Music royalties and other burning issues were on the table as the South African Music Rights Organisation (Samro) visited East London musicians at the...

Celebrating 20 years

  Celebrating two decades in the business, SuperSPAR Highway in Mdantsane recently honoured their five “long service” workers who have been with them since the...

Bikers cruise in for annual rally

A sense of belonging, family and friendship was evident surfaced as scores of bikers descended on King William’s Town for the fourth annual Road...

NPO’s campaign to help animals

Non-profit organisation Whistle and Wags Animal Friends held a fundraising event on Sunday morning at Gonubie Spar in order to raise money for much-...

‘Earth-sized telescope’ captures black hole, predicted by Einstein more than 100...

More than a hundred years ago, Albert Einstein imagined what a black hole would be and what it would look like – a crescent-shaped...