Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Top award for matric pupil

Clarendon High School pupil Caitlin Laing won an award at the annual Herald Absa Matric of the Year Awards held in Port Elizabeth on...

Book to keep science alive

The Fishy Smiths book launch took place on the afternoon of Saturday October 13 in the Courtenay-Latimer Hall at the East London Museum. East London-born...

Looking back (17)

Circa 1905-1919 -Lazy Sunday afternoon, down the Buffalo River. Despite the era, the ‘ladies’ loved to join in, in what was considered a “man’s...

KWT litter culture

King William’s Town represents a place seemingly forgotten by the municipality, having become that has become a rubbish dump to its residents, with busy...

Three Cousins in full stride for breast cancer

The Reach for Recovery breast cancer support group is raising funds for three East Londoners locals who will be participating at the Comrades Marathon...

Search for Miss Berlin

The second annual Miss Berlin November pageant will take place at the Berlin November Traditional Horse Racing Festival on November 24. Director of Versatile Dimlpestyles...

Ethno soul artist’s ‘no ordinary show’

Award-winning artist Siseko Pame, from Ziphunzana in Duncan Village, is a musician with a a desire to help his community. The 34-year-old ethno soul artist...

Dynamite in small package

Business acumen and a kind heart can come in small packages, as in the case of 10-year-old Alyx Currin from East London. The big-hearted grade...

Crime stats ‘showing progress’

The Eastern Cape crime statistics were released at the provincial head office in Zwelitsha on Tuesday, on the back of the release of the...

SPCA in desperate need

King William’s Town SPCA is in dire need of all kind of animal food as a result of an influx of strays animals that...

WSU gets assistance from DHET

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is set to pump over R300 million into Walter Sisulu University (WSU) over the next three...

From rogue, rebel to penning story of down rebirth

East London-born author, Sivu Matyila has written another book, I Was Born the Day My Father Died, which will be launched on September 29...

Looking back (15)

East London Orient Beach circa 1915. Isn’t this card incredible? The children pool, so busy and fun. The Victorian era was such a ‘pretty’...

Looking back (14)

This amazing postcard, dated 28-06-1902 shows the ultimate evidence of the importance of East  London and the harbour, in its peak years. What is...

Newsworthy achievement

East London’s Wandiswa Ntengento is reaping the fruits of her labour as she flourishes in Johannesburg as a senior producer for an international media...

Bodybuilder to flex it for SA

King William's Town veteran bodybuilder, Shane Kreusch has earned himself the honour of representing South Africa at the PCA World Championships, which will be...

MISSING 11 YEAR OLD FOUND DEAD

EC: East London Cluster 2018-09-06: An inquest docket has been opened for investigation at Buffalo Flats police station following the tragic death of an 11-year-old...

KID hosts child safety initiative

The Kids In Distress (KID) initiative is trying to increase awareness of child safety after the recent spate of attempted child abductions in East...

Ryan Meyers has been found

Ryan Meyers, who was reported missing yesterday, was found this morning by a  police officer who was going off duty from his night shift. This followed an...

Urgent appeal for community assistance

The East London police have issued an urgent appeal for public assistance after a 34-year-old man with Down Syndrome, who was a passenger in...

Five dead birds found entangled in net

What was supposed to be a relaxing run on the Nahoon Beach in East London turned  into a sad discovery for Liam Victor on...

Mom’s 6,772km journey

Resilience, determination and energy come in the form of extreme athlete Kim van Kets, who completed a trek around the South African border. This inspirational...

Soup Challengers turn up the heat

Kei Mouth Country Club hosted Morgan Bay at their Annual Soup Challenge on Thursday, which saw competitors cooking up their various recipes in the...

SAPS issue warning to parents after attempted kidnappings

The East London branch of the SAPS has issued a warning to community members to be vigilant regarding their children's whereabouts at all times....

Dream to fly comes true for two EC go-getters

“I cannot drive but I can fly.” These are the words of Sisipho Nofemele, 20, from Upper Xongorha in Mthatha, who is one of three...

Self-confessed druglord walks free after paying R1m fine

Eastern Cape mandrax druglord Livingstone Napoleon, 61, has evaded a 10-year prison sentence after entering into a plea agreement with the state to pay...

Five-star hotel for Wild Coast community land

  Construction of a five-star hotel on community land adjacent to the Wild Coast’s pristine Mkhambathi Reserve starts next month. Tourism minister Derek Hanekom told a...

Brave fighter back on road to recovery

Despite living with severe health issues for most of her life, Charnelle Herbert, 17, is not letting her condition hold her back. This brave young...

Zwelitsha bootcamp up and running again

Zwelitsha Kasi Vibes Dedication Bootcamp was revived once more by founder Mkhanyisi Bana on Monday, at the Zwelitsha Stadium in King William’s Town. “The aim...

Principal leaves a legacy

ARCADIA Special School principal Dave Bands is bringing four decades of having played a huge dedicated mentorship in the lives of pupils to an...

Stirling pupils donate jar & pouches of Purity to Guardians

  HELPING HANDS: More than 500 jars and pouches of Purity were collected by Stirling High in an initiative led by Amy Sims with the...

Tale of delivery despair

In a bid to expose how government corruption compromises housing delivery, the DA  Democratic Alliance (DA) conducted an oversight inspection in Duncan Village informal...

Mpepo flies the flag in Florida

  Clarendon High School pupil Okuhle Mpepo, 16, was lucky enough to visit the United States as part of the 11-day Applause Rising Talent Showcase...

Working for the needy

Mdantsane-based Real View Foundation is a non-profit organisation that focuses on vulnerable children, while also catering for senior citizens. Real View’s founder, Bulelani Fowl, said...

Unsightly scrap junk on pavement

  A new scrapyard, Cyber Scrap Metals, in Magnolia Street in Braelyn, East London, is getting surrounding business owners steamed up. One business owner said the...

WAS ‘PAEDOPHILE RING’ AUTHOR MURDERED?

  The death of a Port Elizabeth ex-policeman and co-author of a new bombshell book has left his associates shocked and burning with questions over...

Flying car hits house

An out-of-control Avanza flew through the air into a Mdantsane house, entering through the roof and wrecking the walls at the back of the...

Good doctor heals naturally

Komani-based doctor Lydia Jaceni is heeding the call to save lives after matriculating, but is doing it in a novel way by specialising in...

Anger over dumped animal remains

Komani farming company KDC Trading has admitted it dumped diseased piglet and chicken carcasses on open ground near Mlungisi township last week but does...

Investment boost for Eastern Cape film industry

  The provincial government and the National Film and Video Foundation have pumped more than R40m into the Eastern Cape’s budding film industry. The investment,...

Glass recycling service breaks through

DNF waste and environmental services, based in East London, has added yet another recycling programme to its repertoire. Glass, which would usually be sent to...

Hoping to fly as a Miss Eagle SA

The East London and Eastern Cape community will be represented at the inaugural Miss Eagle South Africa pageant by Phaphama Marabela, 21, in December. She...

Aspiring lawyer an artist of note

Law and art may seem an odd companions but University of Fort Hare (UFH) law student, Thuso Pharela, 24, juggles both. In addition to studying...

Artist heads for Joburg

Wild Coast local Stephanie Bester, 63, will be launching her bronze figurative sculptures and oil paintings at the Decorex Joburg exhibition from August 8...

Car flies 15m, then lands below bridge

  A late afternoon driving lesson took a turn for the worst when a learner driver mistakenly stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake,...

Blaze destroys over 20 EL homes

  A fire destroyed over 20 shacks in East London’s Duncan Village on Wednesday‚ leaving scores of people homeless in Site C. Residents tried to...

Inspiring tale portrayed in dance

  The  Christian Dance Academy (CDA) will host be hosting a dance production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, based on the CS...

Kind hearts improving kids lives

The Black Pearl Foundation is an East London-based non-profit organisation that is helping to assist the city’s less fortunate. The foundation was established by Yonela...

Water-wise pupils excel at Japan event

  Six pupils from Diocesan School for Girls and St Andrews College in Grahamstown flew the South African flag high when they came top in...