Thursday, January 24, 2019
Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Liberating therapy for people with Parkinson’s

East London-based dancer Sandra Kruger is using the power of dance to make a difference in the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease. Kruger...

Music lovers given a boost

Duncan Village music enthusiasts received some music equipment from MEC of the department of sport recreation, arts and culture (Dsrac) Bulelwa Tunyiswa handed over...

Zim crisis could spill into neighbouring countries: Human Rights Watch

While 2018 saw new leadership being announced in key southern African countries‚ the region’s leaders have failed to live up to the expectations of...

Child centre needs assistance

Non-profit organisation East London Child and Youth Care Centre (ELCYCC), is in need of generous helping hands from the community to assist them in...

Fibroids Clinic talk in EL

The Cape Town-based Fibroids Treatment Clinic, in association with Life Healthcare, are hosting a workshop at the East London Golf Club on Monday. January...

Anti-apartheid author Hugh Lewin dies

Hugh Lewin‚ a journalist and acclaimed author who was jailed under apartheid in the 1960s‚ has died at the age of 79 at his...

Dead serious: Your granite kitchen tops may have come from a...

Police have asked people to be on the lookout for suspects who have violated a grave - and to be aware that granite kitchen...

Fed-up Komga township residents beg for water

Residents living in Komga’s townships claim the Amathole District Municipality has not carted water to them in two months. Instead, they have to walk long...

Teens in trouble for hijacking Taxify cab

Two teenage boys alleged to have hijacked a Taxify cab in Ntuzuma, north of Durban on Sunday, will spend a week behind bars. The pair,...

‘Cruel teacher killed my girl’: mom’s anguish over daughter’s ‘suicide’

A Soweto teenager who took her own life after she was allegedly bullied by her teacher wrote a heartbreaking letter months before her suicide. Nicole...

Number of lost pets increases

The festive season is finally over. Fun memories were made by some, but not by those who lost their furry family members friends during...

EL matric trio shines

Three pupils from East London schools shone brightly after bagging top honours for their 2018 matric results at the release of results awards ceremony...

Kick off new year with Nite Race

LOCALS can get ready once again for the annual PWC Night Race which will take place this evening at 6pm at the Old Selbornian...

Tintanic moors at mall

East London has been graced by an unusual exhibition, an 8.7m-long model of the infamous ship Titanic, currently on display at Hemingways Mall until...

New stationery company launched

The holidays are over, schools have re-opened and people are going to back to work. One of the stressful things about this period is...

84 new political parties hoping for your vote in May elections

South Africans will be spoilt for choice, with no fewer than 285 parties on the ballot paper when they take to the polls in...

Hard work pays off for seamstress

  Traditional seamstress Thembeka Metele, 77, established her own craft business called Iza Crafts in 2001 with the aim of providing employment, empowering women and...

DA launches BCM housing inspections

Democratic Alliance (DA) Eastern Cape premier candidate Nqaba Bhanga recently led a series of housing inspections around the Buffalo City Metropolitan (BCM) area. “The DA...

Here’s why Joburg is a great city to study in –...

  Jozi is even cooler than a year ago, gaining in favour on the world's Best Student Cities index. Here is a snapshot of its...

Two attacked at gunpoint after being followed from OR Tambo airport

Two people were attacked at gunpoint in Mayfair, Johannesburg, after being followed back from OR Tambo International Airport, police said on Tuesday. Police spokesperson Colonel...

Woman arrested for snatching three-year-old boy from PE beach

  A 25-year-old woman who allegedly snatched a toddler from a beach in Port Elizabeth is expected to appear in court on Tuesday. Colonel Priscilla Naidu...

KZN police investigate suspected arson attacks at two schools

Police are probing the torching of two KwaZulu-Natal schools, one a state-of-the-art facility which has been broken into 16 times in two years. Provincial education...

Unisa SRC threatens ‘national shutdown’

The Student Representative Council (SRC) of the University of South Africa (Unisa) has called for a “national shutdown” should certain demands not be met...

South Africans take to Twitter to give first years advice on...

Just a few days after the release of the 2018 matric results, South Africans have taken to Twitter to give the soon-to-be first year...

EL surfer beating odds

East London’s top adaptive surfer Jean-Paul Veaudry came fifth in his division in the World Adaptive Surfing Championships held in San Diego recently. Veaudry, who...

Help needed to keep vulnerable babies secure

BREATH of Life Place of Safety is in need of Christmas donations. as the festive season begins. The organisation will have to pay their...

Gentleman to take note of

FORMER Beaconhurst High School pupil Shiven Moodley was the second runner-up at the Mr India SA pageant recently. “It was actually surprising as there were...

Hints on handling last-minute rush

  With only a few days left before Christmas, many are flocking to stores to buy the last item or, for some, to buy all...

Glitz, glam and bold colours at fashion do

Glitz, glamour, bright colours and fabric were all showcased at the third annual Buyel’Ekhaya fashion show which took place at Hemingways Mall on Friday...

‘Sugar dads’ in spotlight

A compelling social justice play titled #Blessed, focusing on the links between sugar daddies and human trafficking, is on the cards for East London...

Sale of old SA flag stirs controversy

An open sale of the old SA flag on Facebook has South Africans divided on its relevance in the new dispensation. Shane Dion Naude advertised...

‘Filthy rich Cyril Ramaphosa’ asked to chip in to Jacob Zuma...

Jacob Zuma’s supporters are raising money to pay his legal fees. Even President Cyril Ramaphosa has been urged to give. The supporters are some church...

Red flag raised over stolen pink buoys

  You may think of it as just a silly prank, but the theft of rescue buoys from beaches could end up costing lives. This is...

Holiday death toll mounts after bloody weekend on SA roads

The festive season road accident death toll is mounting across the country. Three people died instantly in an accident in the Eastern Cape on Monday...

Vendors open hearts and stalls

Local Vendors opened their stalls to the public at the Mzantsi Market Fundraiser Festival held in Gonubie recently. The one-day festival was filled with alternative...

Emslie top achiever at sports awards

Congratulations to Kelly Emslie of Hudson park primary, she recieved the 'HPPS Sportswoman of the Year' award and the trophy for the 'Greatest Single...

Diverse take on diversity

  Mdantsane-born Mandilakhe Rolinyathi, 33, is hosting a solo exhibition, Portraits of Diversity, at the Walter Sisulu University School of Fine Art Gallery which will...

NSRI’s top tips for safer outings to the beach

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has shared their safety tips  for this  festive season. They are encouraging the public to be vigilant and to...

Mindless beauty to dispel city’s anger

Although the colourful paintings of colourful birds on Chamberlain Road in Berea lights up the grim grungy cement wall and makes passersby gaze in...

Performing Arts auditions kick off

The first round of the East London leg of the South Africa Championships Performing Arts auditions took place last Saturday at Hemingways Mall. The competition...

DA looks to take Samwu to court

In response to violent threats made during the recent protest by the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu), the DA is looking to press...

Disabled woman’s fight against trash

Despite Buffalo City Metro’s (BCM) plea to residents to not take out refuse amid the recent workers’ strike, Bongiwe Sangqu of Heaven Hills in...

Tornado hits EC schools

A vicious tornado ripped open roofs, flattened walls and severely damaged 26 schools in the Eastern Cape last weekend. The  majority of these schools are...

Trust gives ward facelift

  The burns ward at Frere Hospital recently received a facelift courtesy of Eyabantwana Children's Trust, transforming it into a more child-friendly environment with colourful...

McLaren Circus raises animal rights activists’ hackles

The McLaren Circus will be arriving in East London on December 20 to perform the latest iteration of their widely popular show. Families will no...

One missing, one transported to hospital in Nahoon beach drowning

NSRI East London Lotto Rescue Runner At 10:30am on Saturday December 08, NSRI East...

WATCH | KZN artist crafts Mandela’s face out of 4,000 scrap...

For the last three months, Minenhle Nxele has been piecing together a massive statue of former president Nelson Mandela’s face. Motorists heading towards Pietermaritzburg Airport...

GALLERY: Carols Spectacular lifts Christmas spirit

Christmas spirit was alive and well at the annual Carols Spectacular, an evening of Christmas carols and celebration held at the Calvary church in...

NEWS East London woman sues DA for R10 million over “humiliating”...

An East London woman is suing the DA for R10m for, she says, interviewing her for a councillor position in a toilet. DA member Ntombenhle...

Eskom and its 2018 woes: Five major problems the power utility...

From debt, mismanagement and failing plants, the troubled power utility has seen its fair share of blows this year, leading to questions about the...