BREAKING | East London Covid-19 woman breaks quarantine

The provincial government is scrambling to quarantine Eastern Cape's Covid-19 patient one, who has been roaming around East London in defiance of the state's...

Meet South Africa’s millionaire student…

By Malibongwe Dayimani This is Sibongile Mani a Walter Sisulu University (WSU) student who, for a three month period, was arguably the richest full-time student in...

WATCH: Fire at The Hub in Beacon Bay.

https://youtu.be/m3F5UEXbAjY VIDEO BY GO REPORTER

‘We don’t need a PE or East London in SA’ –...

Cebelihle Bhengu Former ANC minister Derek Hanekom has defended the decision to rename Port Elizabeth Gqeberha and East London airport King Phalo international Airport amid...

Jerusalema challenge to rock EL

East London residents looking to get their groove on should be ready, because Saturday September 19 will see venues around the city taking part...

How ‘million-rands student’ blew R800k in 73 days

By Malibongwe Dayimani When her lavish parties grew wilder and more frequent, and some were not invited, political opponents at Walter Sisulu University let the R14.1-million...

BREAKING: The Hub up in flames

The Hub in Beacon Bay went up in flames early this morning. The cause is still under investigation. The story will be updated as it...

February payment dates for SASSA Social Grants

SASSA Social Grant February 2021 SASSA has recently released a payment schedule for the month of February, and are as follows: Older Person’s Grants will...

Social grant payment dates for January 2021:

*Older Person's Grants will be paid from 04 January 2021 (THIS INCLUDES ANY GRANTS LINKED TO THESE ACCOUNTS) *Disability grants will be paid from 05...

SASSA Social Grant Payments for the month of April 2021

SASSA Social Grant April 2021 SASSA has recently released a payment schedule for the month of April 2021, and are as follows: Older Person’s Grants...

SASSA Social Grant Payment dates for the month of February 2021...

SASSA has recently released a payment schedule for the month of February, and are as follows: Older Person’s Grants will be paid from 3...

UIF to start processing last round of Covid-19 Ters benefits

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) will open and begin processing the latest and last round of Covid-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme Benefits (Covid-19 Ters)...

Four dead, 15 injured in horror EL car crash

Four people were killed while 15 were seriously injured when a minibus taxi and a sedan collided on the N2 in East London on...

Ginger drink all the rage

After suffering from an auto immune disease, the benefits of ginger presented Simone Klaasen with a business opportunity to spread some “Ginger Love”. And a...

Record-breaking heatwave hits East London

East London residents were subject to sweltering heat last Saturday after a record-breaking heatwave resulted in a peak temperature of 43.9ºC. According to the South...

Doctor recovering from virus

KWT GP’s breathing ‘getting better’ in isolation ward, after he was moved out of ICU King William’s Town is the latest town to be hit...

Stage 2 Loadshedding – 10 July 2020 – Buffalo City Metro...

Stage 2 loadshedding returned countrywide from 12 midday today, July 10, 2020 and is set to continue until 10pm tonight. This stage is initiated if...

COMPETITION CLOSED Win 2x meal vouchers for Buffs Clubs’ popular Sunday...

  You could win a Sunday Lunch Meal Voucher from Buffs Club valued at R200. {Kindly take note that the meal will be in the form...

Singer and Idols star Thami Shobede dies

Singer and Idols SA runner-up Thami Shobede has died at age 31, his record label Gallo Records confirmed. Shobede died at Kalafong Hospital in Pretoria...

SASSA Social Grant Payments for the month of June 2021 –...

SASSA Social Grant June 2021 SASSA has recently released a payment schedule for the month of June, and are as follows: Older Person’s Grants will...

No progress on Gonubie roadworks, two months later

In September this year, the Daily Dispatch reported that roadworks taking place on Gonubie Main Road had been brought to a standstill following “labour...

Clarendon High School Matric Dance

Clarendon High School for Girls kicked off Matric Dance season on Saturday evening (11 March). The entrance to Selborne Collage was packed with enthusiastic...

Lily Kirchmann resident tests positive for Covid-19

A resident from the Lily Kirchmann Complex in Berea, East London has contracted Covid-19. The resident, whose name has been withheld to protect their privacy,...

Hudson Park pupil wows at showcase

Talented youngster set to fligh flag high for SA in New York Hudson Park High School pupil Ashli Lockem is set to represent SA at the...

Hayleigh needs help to treat serious illness

Girl battles life-threatening disease TWO weeks before her eighth birthday Hayleigh Stals was diagnosed with a rare and life-threatening genetic condition, Fanconi Anaemia (FA). FA is...

VIDEO: Nahoon Dam overflows, dams get boost as heavy rain continues

Additional reporting by ETHIENNE ARENDS IN THE GO! & Express today (Thursday, November 16) we reported that the Eastern Cape dam levels have dropped from 59.8%...

‘We are proud of Xhosa tradition’ – Naked school choir uproar

Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle has assigned Education MEC Mandla Makupula to investigate nudity on stage during a school choir competition. A video showing choristers...

East London actor wows on international stage

Passion and love for the arts kept distinguished theatre artist Sonwa Sakuba’s dream alive as he performed on an international stage in The Lion...

October 2020 social grant payment dates:

Older Person's Grants will be paid from 05 October 2020 (THIS INCLUDES ANY GRANTS LINKED TO THESE ACCOUNTS) Disability grants will be paid from 06...

Two elderly women murdered at Port Elizabeth retirement centre, found bound...

Two elderly women have been found dead in their rooms at St John Stella Londt Retirement Centre in Port Elizabeth. Police spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidu...

King William’s Town traffic officer and security guard fear they gave...

A King William’s Town  traffic official and a security guard working in the town’s Sassa offices, both of whom tested positive for Covid-19 this...

Matrics and Grade 7s could be back in school by May...

Pupils in grades 12 and seven will be the first to return to school on May 6 if President Cyril Ramaphosa lifts the lockdown...

SASSA May 2021 payment dates

The official payment dates for SASSA recipients in the month of May have been confirmed by the agency – but South Africans will have to say...

Bungled BCM accounts to be corrected after the lockdown

Buffalo City Metro ratepayers who had hoped their bungled municipal accounts would finally be corrected will have to wait a while longer as Covid-19...

Hijackers kill two EL men

In a double tragedy, armed robbers shot dead two East London businessmen on Wednesday. Brett Pope of Sanan’s Supermarket, and motorist JJ Kobus Fourie, who...

UPDATED: Here are the back to school dates for all grades

It'll be a month after grade 12 and 7 pupils go back to school that their mates can start to join them in the...

John Bisseker Secondary School matric dance – pictures

John Bisseker Senior Secondary School had their matric farewell at the Osner Hotel on Friday (June 30). More photos coming soon

BREAKING: Gonubie High pupils in crash – pic

A bus carrying Gonubie High School pupils were involved in an accident on the N2 close to the on ramp coming from Gonubie this...

Cecilia Makiwane Hospital takes strain with 122 staff members in quarantine

The high rate of Covid-19 infections among health workers at Cecilia Makiwane Hospital is threatening to collapse services at the Mdantsane facility. So far 122...

Kids gala postponed as staff fail to open Joan Harrison pool...

A major primary school gala was placed in limbo at the 11th hour on Thursday when Buffalo City staff failed to appear at the...

Bhisho probes R2m software contract

The information communication technology (ICT) manager in the office of the premier is under investigation for allegedly authorising a payment of almost R2-million for...

Man charged for kidnapping of East London businessman Schalk van der...

The 30-year-old male who was taken in for questioning by police on Saturday afternoon has been linked to the crime and charged for the...

FULL STORY: BCM name changes on track

By Mamela Gowa Buffalo City Metro is forging ahead with its plans to change geographical names throughout the metro. Thirty-five names were put before council last week...

BODY WASHES UP ON NAHOON BEACH

MESSAGE FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE EASTERN CAPE CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS, EASTERN CAPE EC: Cambridge - 1 November 2018. Police have opened an inquest docket following...

December 2020 – Sassa grant payments dates

SASSA has recently released a payment schedule for the month of December, and are as follows: Older Person’s Grants will be paid from 1...

EL traffic official takes on ‘Survivor Quarantine’ test

BCM traffic and law enforcement superintendent of driving licences, Melanie Canestra-Hill, has seen her passion and dedication for her job rewarded, having moved steadily...

Liquor Board backs efforts to curb Covid-19

The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) has come out in full support of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts to combat the spread of Covid-19. “We must...

PREVIEW: Lily Kirchmann resident tests positive for Covid-19

A resident from the Lily Kirchmann Complex in Berea, East London has contracted Covid-19. The resident, whose name has been withheld to protect their privacy,...

Missing Breidbach woman found dead under bed, husband sought

YESTERDAY at about 12.30pm detectives investigating the missing person’s case of Carmelitta Baatjies, found her dead body buried under the bed at her home...

EFF calls on Mkhwebane to resign

The Economic Freedom Fighters have called on Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to resign after she backtracked on plans to square off with the Reserve...