Eased restrictions will see increase in Covid-19 cases — Prof Salim...

SA will see a slight increase in Covid-19 infections in the next 10 days, according to the chair of the Covid-19 ministerial advisory committee,...

NMB council approves construction of seawater desalination plant

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality's Council has approved the construction of a seawater desalination plant. This decision was taken in a Special Council meeting held...
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{WATCH} HOPEFUL – Hope Schools receives the stationery donated by the...

HTTPS://youtu.be/2a6bWuoMFQI LEARNER'S FROM HOPE SCHOOLS were delighted to receive a visit recently from Penny, PnA Stationer's friendly monkey mascot.

ANC condemns ‘despicable‚ racist behaviour’ displayed during #BlackMonday protest

The African National Congress (ANC) has condemned the display of the apartheid South African flag during nationwide protests against farm murders on Monday. “The racial...

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...

‘We’re coming for you’ – water guzzlers warned

Cape Town authorities will start knocking on doors this week to install devices that restrict the supply of water guzzlers. Faced with precariously low dam...

Angry residents desperate for some peace

Disgruntled Buffalo City Metro residents living in suburbs around Buffalo Park Cricket Stadium met last week to vent their grievances over noise levels from...

Italian firm empowers residents

Italian-owned MA Automotive tool and die company has invested R350 000 to create job opportunities for their employees relatives’ and a portion of the...

Google adds ‘fact-check’ label to images to curb fake news

The new labels will be based on the ClaimReview database established by independent fact-checkers Google said Monday it was adding fact-check labels to images as...

Drive donates goods to pensioners

TO keep the old-age folk warm this winter, the Winter Warmer Drive is donating non-perishable  foods, toiletries, clothing, blankets, scarves and beanies. Founder, Heidi Borges...

Kidnapped East London businessman found safe, man taken in for questioning

Schalk van der Merwe, the East London businessman who was kidnapped this week, has been found safe and sound. Van der Merwe, 32, was kidnapped...

One in five new mothers experience depression before or after birth,...

The SA Society of Psychiatrists says one in five new moms is likely to experience depression, which puts their health and the growth of...

With low demand, Eskom can now maintain its system, but warns...

By KGAUGELO MASWENENG Power utility Eskom says though the low electricity demand during the lockdown gives it an opportunity to maintain its power stations, the...

Eastern Cape cops find 15 more bombs in Strelitzia Dam in...

Police have recovered another 15 mortar bombs in Strelitzia Dam in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape. Police spokesperson Brig Tembinkosi Kinana said the bombs were discovered on...

Blessings From Me To You turns two

The Blessings From Me To You Facebook group which has brought together strangers to assist their community, celebrated it’s second birthday on Saturday. The drive...

IN TOMORROW’S PAPER…

READ about Jean Andrew who 45 years ago was told by doctors she only had a few hours to live.

Teen ‘hijackers’ stopped in their tracks after trying to outrun flying...

Teenagers who allegedly hijacked a car from a motorist at knife point were no match for the flying squad when they tried to speed...

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...

Amanda gets netball nod

Mzomhle Secondary School pupil Amanda Mfulatelwa, 19, has been selected to participate in the U19 National Netball Championships in Cape Town. Born and raised in...

GALLERY: Animal lovers demand better conditions

STOP ANIMAL CRUELTY:Buffalo City residents protesting at East London ZOO Pictures: ZOLILE ZAMISA

Win an autographed copy of Campbell’s ‘The Choice’

Elizabeth Campbell and her husband, Jamie, will be presenting free-to-enter talks at St Nicholas United Church, Beacon Bay on Thursday December 10 from 6:45pm...

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,...

Eskom to publish ‘cleansed’ report

The Eskom board has finally succumbed to pressure‚ allowing the contents of a 2015 “sanitised” report into the state of the power utility to...

Festival promotes reading

Child authors’ books on display at inaugural event, at museum Book for Every Child Foundation founder Vuyokazi Biyana said their goal was “to promote the...

Urgent plea for help to care for babies

Centre struggling as more children brought in UTHIXO Ulungile Ministries in Stoney Drift is desperately looking for donations for their baby centre. The centre normally cares...

IN QUOTES | From vaccines to Zuma & Ramaphosa: DA’s John...

DA leader John Steenhuisen says there is no good or bad faction in the ANC, but rather South Africans have been misled to believe...

NEWS ‘As a family‚ we do not take lightly the circumstances...

The family of Khensani Maseko‚ the Rhodes University student who committed suicide after reporting she had been raped‚ has condemned violence against women. “We would...

Nine arrested in N2 roadblock with cigarettes, dagga

Police conducting a roadblock in KwaMbonambi in northern KwaZulu-Natal arrested nine suspects after finding them with prohibited items including cigarettes and dagga. During the roadblock...

Former principal nabs Kadar Asmal award

Former Lilyfontein principal Dr Ian Galbraith recently walked away with the highly coveted Kader Asmal Excellence Award at the recent National Teaching Awards ceremony. Galbraith initially...

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...

‘Don’t lift bans on alcohol and tobacco’: ANCWL president Bathabile Dlamini

ANC Women's League remains opposed to plans to lift the restrictions 'as SA could be hit by another wave' of Covid-19 infections. ANC Women's League...

Karters shine at Grand Prix track

Hot action at Border EP Champs THE Border EP Regional Karting Championship completed round two of their championship last Saturday at the East London Grand...

Son jailed for life for raping mother

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his mother in Clocolan in the Free State. The Clocolan high court sentenced the...

Malema in BCM for pre-rally campaign

“The ANC has been elected by the people but now it eats its people,” is the verdict cast by Julius Malema talking to hundreds...

Mobile clinic pays visit to Qalashe

PERSISTENT rain and inclement weather did not deter a group of desperate villagers from grabbing the opportunity to make use of primary health services...

SuperSport pull plug on T20 deal with CSA

The tournament formerly known as the T20 Global League (T20GL) hit rock bottom — again — on Tuesday when SuperSport pulled out of their...

Kyle’s hopes are high for Ironman 70.3

Buckingham all set for Sunday’s event THE time for Standard Bank Ironman 70.3 has finally arrived. On Sunday, athletes from around the world will compete...

Teeing off for a good cause

GEORGE Randell Primary School held its fourth annual golf day on a chilly Saturday morning at the West Bank Golf Club. Proceeds from the...

Police recover illegal cigarettes worth over R2m in Limpopo

Limpopo police have recovered over R2m worth of illegal cigarettes during an operation conducted across the province this week.Illicit cigarettes including Remington...

Violence, HIV/Aids in spotlight

Masimanyane Women’s Rights International partnered with Bumb’Ingomso and the SAPS to host an intersectional campaign on gender-based violence and HIV/Aids in Mdantsane last Thursday. “The...

Brown locusts a big threat to cereal crops

Agri EC chair applauds government for tackling potential disaster head-on If the brown locusts hatch in the Sarah Baartman and Chris Hani districts, the pests...

Services at standstill in no-go areas

Rubbish piles up as metro calls halt amid workers’ fears for their safety The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has suspended services to the Motherwell and...

Consumers go the extra mile to save on meat

More people are ditching the butchery aisle in retail stores‚ cutting out the middle man and turning to bulk meat-buying to save money. “If I...

‘SAA must be placed under business rescue to protect taxpayer money’

An application for the business rescue of South African Airways will be brought by Solidarity, as part of a tax protest campaign it is...

Preparing pupils for 4IR

The 15th annual Information and Communication Technology Summit took place at the East London International Convention Centre from November 20 to 21. ICT summit founder...

East London toddler missing after carer left her and siblings alone...

A toddler went missing on Sunday after being left in the care of a relative who was also supposed to look after her and...

Covid-19 leads to shortage of bone marrow donors

The SA Bone Marrow Registry (SABMR) says their ability to recruit new donors has been severely limited by the outbreak of the second Covid-19...

R120m up for grabs in PowerBall jackpot after no one won...

Nonkululeko Njilo National lottery operator Ithuba says not a single person was able to match the six winning PowerBall numbers on the R110m Tuesday draw. This...

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...

SHE back with 7th Trans Diva pageant

Local NPO Social, Health & Empowerment (SHE) will be hosting their seventh annual Miss Trans Diva beauty pageant at the Billy Francis Hall in...