Despite some cheats and poor printing‚ Umalusi approves release of 2023...

Poor print quality on some exam papers and alleged cheating by hundreds of pupils marred the 2023 matric examinations. Despite this‚ the executive council of...

International racers head to EL

The SA Classic TT 2024, SA’s only international bike circuit race, comes to East London Grand Prix from January 26-27 and locally celebrated racer,...

Border rugby: Drama, misfortune, and some positives

ANATHI WULUSHE Last year will go down in the history books of Border Rugby as a period filled with drama, misfortunes and politics. The year marked...

Jo Jackson dance showcase takes you on journey around world

ROSA-KAROO LOEWE Performers are bringing the world of dance back home, celebrating the diversity of cultural performance as part of the annual showcase from the...

National team swimmer to study, compete in US

  Talented national team swimmer, water polo player and former Stirling High School pupil, Tumi Macdonell is headed to the US to begin her new...

GO People – Singwa ‘Hercules’ Silinga

Personal trainer Singwa ‘Hercules’ Silinga shares how he prepares individual plans for his clients. What services do you offer?  We offer personal training in private and...

Traffic cop who demanded bribe from man speeding his pregnant wife...

A R10‚000 fine for a traffic officer convicted for soliciting a R1‚000 bribe in 2014 from a man rushing his pregnant wife to hospital...

R1.2m worth of abalone and equipment seized in Eastern Cape

Abalone and equipment worth R1.2m were seized while being offloaded in the Eastern Cape at the weekend. The 26 abalone bags‚ a rubber duck boat...

COMPETITION CLOSED

It’s time for our World Cup finalists, the Proteas Women’s cricket team, to play against Bangladesh in a One Day International series. Let’s get behind...

Principal who ‘stopped pupils from writing matric exams’ suspended

The Eastern Cape education department has confirmed the suspension of a principal who allegedly instructed seven pupils to sit out the matric exams as...

Border hockey stars go for gold

East London hockey players Bianca Wood and Antonet Louw are taking Border to the 2024 Olympics after SA claimed victory at the African Road...

Join 24-hour Run for Hope to raise funds for orphans

The Run for Hope initiative will celebrate its fifth year of the 24-hour run to raise funds and awareness for orphans at Guardians of Hope,...

Global Entrepreneurship Week a beacon of hope for business-minded BCM youth

The Global Entrepreneurship Week came to East London for the first time from November 13-16. It began in Mdantsane and continued on to Duncan Village...

CVD Framers unveils ‘A3 and Smaller’ art exhibition

  East London’s art scene is bursting with creativity for the festive season as CVD Framers opens its annual art exhibition, “A3 and Smaller” this...

Calls to protect memorial against expansion

November 12 marked 100 years since the unveiling of the East London Remembrance Day cenotaph and this year, local clergy have called for renewed...

Community steps in after family’s loss

An East London family who lost everything last week when their new home was gutted by a fire, have received an outpouring of support...

Go People – Sigqibo Maci

We chat to Sigqibo Maci about his approach to running his business, Jojo Cleaning Services. What services do you offer? A: We offer residential and industrial...

Boks receive heroes’ welcome

The Springboks concluded their national Rugby World Cup victory tour in East London on Sunday with a sea of residents donned in green and...

Local teacher retains world biathle-triathle championship titles

East London’s Andrea Ranger has successfully defended her titles at this year’s UIPM Biathle-Triathle World Championships from November 2-5 in Bali, Indonesia, winning four...

WIN TICKETS TO VIRGIL PRINS AND DILLAN OLIPHANT COMEDY SHOW

Two of the country’s funniest comedians, Virgil Prins and Dillan Oliphant, will be coming to East London for a one-night-only show on Friday November...

Project teaches financial skills

A group of Amalinda women have decided to put their financial future in their own hands and create opportunities for themselves through sewing. The Sizamele...

First Buffalo City Fashion Fair to enthrall audience

East London fashion designers, in partnership with the Eastern Cape Development Corporation, are set to host the first annual Buffalo City Fashion Fair in...

Chintsa Estuary scoops 4th Green Coast award

Chintsa Estuary has once again secured the prestigious WESSA Green Coast Award for 2023, marking its fourth consecutive victory. The award winners were confirmed towards...

Dream gig for smooth-talking Selborne pupil

WRITTEN BY BOMIKAZI MDIYA With a talent for smooth talking that has won the hearts of many, Selborne College grade 11 pupil Xhanti Pakamile was...

Quilters guild show celebrates 34 years of beautiful designs

The East Coast Quilters Guild (ECQG) will be hosting a Quilt show at the Courtney Latimer Hall at East London Museum from Friday, November...

Gonubie to build new park on land prone to dumping

Residents of Gonubie have chosen to transform a plot of land, previously prone to dumping, into a lovely children’s playground. This decision was made after...

Parents irate over entry level test to do isiXhosa

Parents of pupils at Cambridge Primary School are outraged by the school’s decision to implement a test to determine whether pupils can qualify to...

Dorchester Heights residents fix potholes

After ongoing complaints and multiple attempts to get BCM to fix the gaping potholes in their area, frustrated Dorchester Heights residents have resorted to...

Distinctions for Abbotsford ballerinas

  Six Abbotsford Christian School girls have achieved excellent results in their ballet exams with the Royal Academy of Dance. Lubuko Somhlalo, Hlelo Mntonintshi, Mary Bolarinwa,...

Win tickets to 4th annual jazz restoration concert

The fourth annual Restoration in Jazz tribute and fundraising concert will be taking place on Saturday November 4 at the Guild Theatre. This year’s showcase...

Merrifield pupil excels in national maths contest

Merrifield grade 5 pupil, Hugo Böhner surprised, not only his teachers and peers, but also himself, when he was awarded the runner-up certificate and...

COMPETITION CLOSED – Jazz Concert

  Competition entries open Thursday November 2, and close at 12pm on Thursday 16 November. Winners will be notified by a GO! & Express representative.

Famous sailor raises funds for childrens home

Internationally acclaimed sailor Kirsten Neuschäfer will be presenting a special motivational talk at Meyers Motors showroom on Saturday, November 4. The fundraising event has...

Comedy couple shares survival tips at Bulletproof show

Comedy duo Lisa Bobbert and Aaron Mcilroy are bringing their hilarious cabaret comedy show 'Bulletproof’ to the Guild Theatre from 24 – 26 October....

Runners triumph over tragedy

On October 15, runners from across the country took to the N6 for the 45th edition of the NFB Private Wealth Management Tony Viljoen...

Primary school becomes beacon of hope

  Twelve months ago, the children at Ferndale Primary School in Morgan Bay in the Eastern Cape were struggling with no running water, pit latrines...

Recycling initiative at beach

  Louis the Lionfish, a recycling initiative founded this year to curb littering, is in the processes of becoming a permanent fixture at one of...

Buffalo City to host its first Pride march

Buffalo City will be hosting its first Pride march on Saturday, October 28 along Orient Beach. Various organisations in and around East London that are...

Border U19 boys shine at IPT, after five-year absence, team returns...

The Border Under 19 boys soccer team claimed a commendable fourth-place finish at the 2023 Interprovincial Tournament from October 3-6, despite having only returned...

Vincent Park celebrates birthday with two awards

Vincent Park Shopping Centre is celebrating having received two Footprint Marketing Awards recently. Shopping centres across the country also received awards. Vincent Park, the only mall...

Artist revitalises Buffalo City with beautiful murals

When local artist Nkokheli Mzimba was granted the opportunity to paint parts of Buffalo City, he saw it as a chance to not only...

Spend 12 hours in a kennel for SPCA

In a bid to meet their financial obligations to the animals, Meyers Motors Bazaar has partnered with the SPCA on an exciting fundraising initiative...

Milner Estate houses targeted by burglars, Criminals hide in overgrown bushes

This has been a financially and emotionally draining year for residents living on Reservoir and Connaught roads in Milner Estate, with house break-ins averaging...

History of EL shipwrecks to be commemmorated,Proposed new plaque at Esplanade...

The Border Historical Society (BHS) will soon be installing a plaque to commemorate the many ships that were lost between Orient and Eastern beaches. The...

Local pet sanctuary placed under financial strain by lack of adoptions

EL Pet Pals is in dire need of financial assistance, as they are struggling to keep up with the needs of the sanctuary and...

Clarendon debaters head to Australia for world championships

The end of September saw debaters from Clarendon High School for Girls excel at the National Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championships (NIDPSC), with...

Mixed media exhibition reflects on childhood

  The Ukunqwena art exhibition will showcase artwork from local artists at the Ann Bryant Art Gallery on Thursday October 19. Sango Filita, Lukhanyo Muluse, and...

GO People – Jenna Ernstzen

We chat to Jenna Ernstzen about using her culinary skills to launch her small baked goods business, SugarCoated. Q: What services or products do you...

Wild Coast bids farewell to beloved resident Costello

On Friday, the Wild Coast bids eternal farewell to John Costello, who passed away last week at the age of 77, following a brief...

BCM spending millions on repairing infrastructure

A report to be tabled at the BCM council today details millions the metro is spending on repairing stolen and vandalised electrical infrastructure in...