Saturday, May 26, 2018

Gonubie Beach closure

The Gonubie Beach has been closed today following the sighting of a massive shark off the Gonubie Coast. Buffalo City Metro Recreation Beaches authorities and...

Not enough to feed the masses

IT’S “first come, first served’' as the Trinity Methodist Church Soup kitchen, which has been running for more than over 20 years, has to...

From prisoner to youth motivator

AS part of a drive to educate pupils on the dangers of crime and the use of drugs, ex-convict Zolile Mate, 36, of Mdantsane...

EC municipalities have serious problems, AG warns

  Auditor-general Kimi Makwetu has raised concern over the financial situation of municipalities in the Eastern Cape. In his national municipal audit report for the 2016/17...

Eastern Cape municipalities have serious problems‚ AG warns

Auditor-general Kimi Makwetu has raised concern over the financial situation of municipalities in the Eastern Cape. In his national municipal audit report for the 2016/17...

Looking back (2)

  East London, or, as it was known as ‘Port of East London’  sprung and grew as a result of the important harbour at the...

De Lille accuses DA of lying to the courts and to...

In hard-hitting court papers‚ Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has accused the Democratic Alliance of lying to South Africa and to the High...

Africa Eastern Cape hair and fashion show

  Fashion, hair and make-up were the order of the day at the Africa Eastern Cape and Fashion Show held at the Buffalo Toyota dealership in...

Prison staff receive long service awards

IT was a day full of excitement  when Department of Correctional Services (DSC) officials were rewarded for  decades of service and hard work. The  Long...

WATCH: Missed the royal wedding? We’ve got you covered in 2...

Watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot in a fairy-tale wedding ceremony held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, England, on May...

Packing the punch

A TRAUMATIC incident shaped,  Sandra Leigh Almeida, 36, of Gonubie into South Africa’s first professional woman boxer and the first white woman to win...

Mark Biological Diversity Day on May 22

    On Tuesday, the world will mark the International Day for Biological Diversity. The day was sanctioned by the United Nations with the aim to...

Prince Charles rescues Meghan Markle – will walk her down the...

Kensington Palace on Friday confirmed that Prince Charles would be walking Meghan Markle down the aisle after her father‚ Thomas Markle‚ had to have...

Eastern Cape MPL Mvenya quits DA

DA Eastern Cape MPL Veliswa Mvenya has resigned from the party. But‚ the DA veteran says about her shock resignation‚ this is not the end...

Men or women – who is shopping more online in SA?

  More men are buying goods online than women in South Africa and peak shopping time happens during working hours. “Males are currently doing more online...

Cape Town‚ Joburg makes TripAdvisor’s list of top 10 African destinations

Sun‚ sea and city life ensured that Cape Town and Johannesburg made it into the top 10 of TripAdvisor’s “Travelers’ Choice Awards for Best...

Mother moved by daughter’s ‘Mother’s Day’ poem.

SAM Hoole, the mother of ‘GO! & Express' Mothers Day Poem Competition’ winner Jenna-Mae Hoole, said she was surprised and excited when she first...

Fire at Exclusive Foods Vincent (Video)

A fire broke out at Exclusive Foods, Vincent, around midnight last night when an adjacent substation shorted and subsequently ignited. Firefighters were quick to respond...
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WATCH: Truck smashes into a barrier

https://youtu.be/XQctDaOMG8c SHOCKING: Footage from the North Texas Tollway Authority shows the dramatic crash of a truck into a barrier wall along Highway 360 near Dallas-Forth...

Land reform debate needs to shift‚ say experts

The debate on land reform is based on a misunderstanding of what can be achieved‚ experts said at a University of Stellenbosch Business School...

Gupta proxies fight back with a barrage of lawsuits

Business rescue practitioners appointed to oversee eight Gupta firms are drowning in a flood of court applications brought by the directors of the businesses....

Guptas vs NPA: Vicious battle to claim crucial court victory

The National Prosecuting Authority’s “do or die” battle to retain control over R250-million in Gupta assets should be decided in the coming weeks –...

Dams bring relief to EL residents

This week has seen the average dam levels across the province decrease from 68.8% last week to 68.5%. The provincial average has thus dropped...

EL woman first in line for new Grandland X

In 2014, Ms Smit purchased an Opel Corsa from Anda Nkatu at her local Meyers branch. Now four years later she has become the...

Man of the law fighting corruption

WITH 35 years of fighting injustice in our country under his belt, it did not come as a surprise to find about 350 people...

Fight breaks out in parliament over minimum wage

A fight broke out in parliament on Wednesday during a Labour Portfolio Committee meeting to discuss‚ in detail‚ the National Minimum Wage Bill. https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/996793300366524418 The committee...

BREAKTHROUGH IN BUSINESS BURGLARIES IN EAST LONDON

The ongoing support of the community who are intent on having perpetrators brought to book is always welcomed. Today East London Detectives and Crime Prevention...

Long Service Awards for Correctional Services officials

Department of Correctional Services (DCS) officials who have been with the Department for decades were handed Long Service Certificates for their hard work and...

Police shut down spaza shops for selling expired goods

ABOUT 12 Spaza shops were shut down this past weekend after they were found guilty of selling expired goods in King Williams Town, Zwelitsha. According...

Looking back (1)

We will be taking you on a weekly, iconic journey through ‘old East London’ and possibly stir up memories of a gentle era in...

EL beach soccer kicks in

FOOTBALL teams showed off  some slick and skilful moves  IT was a showcase of strong athletic skills and moves when the Buffalo City Metro...

Two fatal drownings and a shark attack – East London

SEA RESCUE – East London – Saturday, 12th May. 2 fatal drownings and a shark incident in separate incidents: Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station...

Happy Mother’s Day

We at the Go! & Express wish our readers a Happy Mother's Day

Group offer love and support to each other

THE Live Love Laugh Support Group offers exactly that to anyone facing a difficult time in their lives. Director Jackie Orsmond said the Support Group,...

Brain development programme adds up

IN ORDER to assist children in developing their potential in various areas, Universal Concept of Mental Arithmetic Systems (UCMAS) have opened its doors in...

2018 Slipper Day

We at the Go! & Express are proud to support this year's Slipper Day. Go to any Pick n Pay, Wimpy, or Reach For...

Emihle’s hopes high despite skin ailment

KING WILLIAMS TOWN’S Emihle Klaas, 17, has vitiligo, a condition that causes the skin to lose pigmentation, but has her  sights set on  conquering ...

Woman works with the youth in Duncan Village

IT WAS just two years ago when Laurette Mkati, 69, sold her home in the surburbs of Beacon Bay for a house in Msimango...

Grahamstown residents may get help from Nene-Mkhize teams

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene wants the provincial government to take over the running of 15 Eastern Cape municipalities who are in distress. These include Makana...

Beach Soccer for local football teams

LOCAL football teams showed off some slick and skillful moves when the Buffalo City Metro Municipality (BCMM) in collaboration with South African Football Association...
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WATCH: It’s a celebration!!

https://www.facebook.com/goandexpress/videos/1805598492795108/   HIP HIP HOORAY! Residents of Kennersley Park Old Age wishing one of the residents happy birthday, as she celebrates another year. For a full...

Is Cape Town’s 114-year-old Fredie Blom the world’s oldest man?

The oldest man in the world could be living in Cape Town. Fredie Blom celebrated his 114th birthday on Tuesday at his home in Delft. According...

WATCH: Dramatic footage shows lava engulfing car in Hawaii

Footage shows the moment lava engulfed a car on the streets of Puna in Hawaii on Sunday May 6 2018.

Mrs SA finalist aims to show women they can do it

PASSIONATE business woman and Mrs SA Finalist, Unetsie Steenberg-Botha, 38, from Gonubie aims to inspire women to achieve their goals. Steenberg-Botha who is a business...

Grants helped us – Tete

WBO Bantamweight world   boxing champion, Zolani Tete, was  guest of honour at a  South African Social Security Services (Sassa) Eastern Cape function  at Buffalo...

A walk down memory lane

TIMES PAST: An old picture of Oxford Street taken around 1948 shows XL Bazaars on the right and the Clarendon Hotel on the left....

Police apprehend stolen goods

Police have arrested a 31 year old man and recovered a 9mm pistol with ammunition, after a house robbery at Dorchester Heights this...

Relieving Cape Town’s thirst

A FEW months ago, Cape Town was in dire need of water as the dams were running dry due to a lack of rain. East...

Roxy is looking for a fun loving home

FIVE-year-old Roxy, from the East London Pet Pals, is looking for a fun- loving home. Roxy was found on the road as a stray and...

Ndevu proves hit on Algoa airwaves

MOST of the GO!’s readers know him as the popular, bubbly radio host on  Algoa FM's Drive Show but Brian Ndevu, 39, has been...