Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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...

‘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...

Crime busters make Parkside safe again

NEIGHBOURHOOD watch groups are one of the most effective ways to reduce crime levels – and that is exactly what the Parkside Neighbourhood Watch...

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%...

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...

UPDATED: EL, King come together to help Knysna fire victims

EAST Londoners are asked to open their hearts to help the victims of the devastating wildfires in Knysna and the Garden Route. Hudson Park Primary...

Driver and passenger attacked at Buffalo Pass

AN EAST London driver and passenger were left shaken after being attacked while driving through Buffalo Pass last week. The driver, who wished to remain...

Angry residents oppose bail

THE quiet environment at the King William’s Town Magistrate’s Court turned into chaos last week as frustrated family and community members staged a protest...

Outrage as body of girl, 3, found

Violence against women and children continues unabated with reports of horrific incidents in the province at the weekend. In the first incident, the body of...

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...

Blanket of love for unwanted babies at new EL centre

Baby cots and nappy-changing tables have replaced hair styling stations and mirrors in a Bonnie Doon building that has been transformed into a serene...

Help for lymphedema

Treatment rooms for people living with abnormality PROFESSIONAL nurse and lymphedema therapist Fiona Webber wants the East London public to know that specialised help is...

Fire wreaks havoc

LAST week a fire engulfed the Border Equestrian Club (BEC), seriously injuring one person and causing damage worth over R400000. The fire saw groundskeeper Mafuta...

Baby centre hit again

More gates are stolen from struggling facility SALEM Baby Care Centre did not start the year on a very high note, as their main and...

Former SA cricketer from EL jailed on 19 counts of rape...

BY TELFORD VICE Former Border fast bowler Dion Taljard has been jailed for 18 years after being convicted on 19 counts of rape.Taljard‚ 47‚ who...

Search for missing plane continues

THE Border Aviation Club has reported that it has no further information on the whereabouts of a member of the East London flying community...

Pair spread the love by helping those in need

MARION and Matthew Peake are going out of their way to make sure that those who are hungry are fed, not just physically but...

EL Zoo manager appears in court

Alison Roux, the manager of the East London Zoo has appeared briefly in court on a charge of animal cruelty. The case was postponed to...

Gonubie gets tough on crime

Residents, police target criminals in joint patrols GONUBIE residents and law enforcement officials ventured out onto the street and into the bush for two consecutive...

Infant dies at EL creche

  The inconsolable sobs of a young mother echoed through Mzamomhle’s G-section informal settlement as she battled to accept her “playful” eight-month-old baby boy had...

BREAKING: BCM leaves Child Welfare powerless.

The Buffalo City Metro Municipality (BCMM) have turned off East London Child Welfare's electricity. Due to East London Child Welfare's financial struggles over the past...

Woman’s body found at East London mall’s parking area

The body of an unknown female was found at an underground parking of the Vincent Park Mall in East London earlier today. Vincent Park Mall...

Fraud accused tracked to EL

After her fame during the Pistorius trial, Brenda Wardle faces prosecution herself, writes Kathryn Kimberley A legal commentator, author, qualified nurse and law student who evaded...

Student causes a NSFAS after R14m ‘mistake’

By Jan Bornman A Walter Sisulu University student who accidentally received a R14 million payment on her student debit card will be liable after allegedly spending...

East London Fashion Walk to be bigger and better

Fashion show to re-launch as full operational fashion week Auditions for East London Fashion Walk took place at Hemingways Mall on Saturday. 50 models were...

Parkside benefits from W4C ‘surf therapy’ and support

AWARD-WINNING organisation Waves for Change (W4C) proves that the ocean has magical healing powers. The organisation uses surfing as therapy to change and heal lives. Operating...

Another horrific EC accident claims four lives

Four people have been killed, and another critically injured in a horrific accident on the R72, about 50km from East London this morning. According to...

GM is leaving SA – what you need to know

General Motors (GM) has announced that it is quitting South Africa - but what does this mean for you? On Thursday morning the company released...

Dressed to impress – Breidbach matric farewell

Breidbach Secondary School held their matric farewell at the War Memorial Hall in King William’s Town last week. All the matriculants including Brendan Hendricks with...

Our hero of hope

Cancer survivor, Leonie  chosen for elite group EAST Londoner  Leonie Harry has been selected by the American Cancer Society to be a Global Relay for Life...

Cemeteries in BCM of serious concern

EL public demand answers on neglect THE East London public are outraged and are demanding answers from Buffalo City Metro (BCM) as to why the...

Top SA women squash players share knowledge

THE Beacon Bay Country Club Squash team had the privilege of being coached by South Africa’s finest women squash players. South African women’s No1, Siyoli...

General Motors is leaving South Africa

General Motors (GM) informed employees and unions on Thursday morning that it is quitting South Africa. Besides its light commercial vehicle manufacturing operations in Struandale‚...

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...

Controlled blasting on the N2 between Dutywa and Mthatha

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting is scheduled to take place between Dutywa...

No seat of learning

Parkside Grade Rs forced to sit on bricks PARKSIDE Primary School’s Grade R pupils have been using bricks, crates, benches and 20-litre buckets as seats,...

Couple turns around lives

Former prostitute, gangster hope to inspire youth with their books FORMER drug addict and prostitute Vera Qwesha, together with her former gangster husband, Sakhi Monona,...

UPDATED: Dagga ruled legal for private use

The Western Cape High Court has ruled that it is an infringement to ban the use of dagga at home. Rastafarian lawyer Garreth Prince‚ the...

Kind gesture

 

IN PICTURES: Emotions run high at the end of the Comrades...

It was an emotional end to the Comrades Marathon, with Bongmusa Mthembu winning it for the second time, and US runner Camille Herron coming...

Mrs Eastern Cape 2018 crowned

MODELS strutted their stuff at the Mrs Eastern Cape 2018 held at the Legends Showcase in Berea, East London yesterday. Winner: Kelly-Ann Gower. Runner Up: Unetsie...

Police shut down popular nightspot

A popular East London champagne bar had its doors shut by police on Friday night when a raid on the premises found its liquor...

R50k reward for information

IN LINE with the SAPS’s back-to-basics policing approach, detectives have a mandate to thoroughly and responsively investigate every crime and to ensure that perpetrators...

Huge relief for NPOs

A R6.7-MILLION lifeline has been thrown to cash-starved non-profit organisations (NPOs) by the Eastern Cape department of social development. This comes after the department made huge cuts to...

Drug dealing case postponed – yet again

The drug dealing case of 29-year-old Neelan Naidoo was yet again postponed to February 27 by the East London Magistrate’s Court. Neelan NaidooNaidoo briefly appeared...

Missing person sought by Zwelitsha cops

Zwelitsha police are looking for a 21-year-old female, Siphosethu Maci, who went missing from her home in Kwalini Location, King Williams Town on April...

Penny Heyns salutes Clarendon milestone

Clarendon High School celebrated its 115th anniversary during the Founder's Day celebrations held at the school on Friday, with special guest Penny Heyns in...

Dire warnings as dam levels drop

Red lights flicker as drought continues to take its toll THE unrelenting drought and heat in the Eastern Cape has affected dams drastically, which has...

NSPCA – National Council of SPCA

DEVASTATING KNYSNA FIRES The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) dispatched our Disaster Teams early this morning from Alberton in Gauteng to assist animals affected by...

Cape storms ‘will not affect EC’ as bad

THE storm that has and is currently raging through the Western Cape and has caused havoc along the Garden Route, will fortunately not affect...