Saturday, April 20, 2019

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...

Algoa FM fundraiser boosts DV day care

A GOLFING fundraiser in the Buffalo City Metro (BCM) raised an   amount of R55000 for  the Rising Sun Day Care Centre in Duncan Village...

Secret vote: Maimane to open and close debate

By TimesLIVE - The eyes of the country‚ and the world‚ are on SA as the National Assembly prepares to debate a motion of no confidence‚ done...

Designers set for fashion showcase

EAST London fashionistas brace yourselves, because the city’s biggest fashion parade is almost here. The annual East London Fashion Walk (ELFW) recently launched what promises...

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....

Homeowners vs homeless

VAGRANTS have found a haven in a bush in Berea but residents are outraged and are requesting Buffalo City Metro clear it out as...

SANDF to boost resources to fire-struck Knysna – video

The South African National Defence Force is expected to deploy more resources to assist with evacuations‚ after raging wildfires spread throughout Knysna in the...

Eskom to appoint new board, CEO in November

BY REUTERS AND TIMESLIVE Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown intends to arrange a special general meeting of Eskom in November to appoint a permanent board. Among...

Gupta emails lead to charges being opened against Pamensky

By Kyle Cowan Charges of corruption and abuse of his position at Eskom have been laid against Mark Pamensky‚ a former board member of the electricity...

Madiba gravesite to be opened for public viewing

Late former state president Nelson Mandela’s site of grave in Qunu will finally be opened to the public after planned construction at the site...

Worst is still to come‚ forecasters warn storm-tossed Cape Town

Capetonians who expected to wake up to a devastated city on Wednesday were warned: the worst is still to come. Forecasters said the storm predicted...

Putting elderly on path of fitness

THE elders refer to him as the coach who has transformed their lives, but Vuyisile Stillo, 34, of Mdantsane NU 3 says he is...

Special needs daycare centre robbed

A daycare centre which caters for children with special needs in Cambridge was robbed by five men during the early hours of yesterday morning.   Hands...

Fort   Hare  goes hi-tech with online applications system

UNIVERSITY of Fort Hare launched the institution’s online application system recently for first-time undergraduate students wishing to study at the university. The milestone comes as the...

Creche where baby died not registered

The Mzamomhle creche where an eight-month-old baby died last week was not registered with the relevant authority. The department of social development is now assisting...

Doors open for fashion designers

Enthusiastic up-and-coming fashion designers in the Eastern Cape have until tomorrow to enter the Buyel’Ekhaya Fashion Development Programme. Now in its second year, the programme...

Brain development programme adds up

IN ORDER to assist children in developing their potential in various areas, Universal Concept of Mental Arithmetic Systems (UCMAS) have opened its doors in...

No neighbourly love as old rivals battle

Provincial cricket action is back on the cards this week as Border host neighbours Eastern Province in the Sunfoil 3-Day Cup and the CSA...

New project gives ‘waste a value’

EDIT: A previous version of this article stated that recycled plastic was used in bread bags. This is incorrect and we regret the error. To...

A swift response

King cops call urgent meeting on Breidbach building turned crime den KING William’s Town police have immediately acted on an article published in the GO!...

‘Two more years of high school could cut poverty in half’

World poverty could be cut in half if all adults completed high school. Nearly 60 million people could escape poverty if all adults had just...

DA leader Maimane targets rural Eastern Cape

DA leader Mmusi Maimane will this weekend visit the Eastern Cape as part of the party’s campaign towards 2019. He will be accompanied by some...

Nacosa hosts consultative talks on HIV-Aids

OVER the course of the last month, Nacosa have been conducting and facilitating Consultative Forum meetings (CFMs) throughout the Eastern Cape, including the Buffalo...

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...

Court finds ‘nuclear deal’ with Russia to be unlawful

In a major reversal for Eskom's nuclear plans‚ the Western Cape High Court has set aside the determination signed by former minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson...

Lions reach out

300 people benefit from Breidbach soup kitchen KING William’s Town Lions Club members were applauded for their efforts by happy recipients during last week’s soup...

Kingons knit-a-thon spreads warmth

KINGONS hosted their fifth annual knit-a-thon recently, collecting 159 items of knitted clothing for children in need. The clothing store supplied wool to the public...

EL model has US firmly in her sights

Aspiring model Sinebango Cetywayo, 11, has been selected to represent East London on an international stage at the International Arts Applause Rising Talent Showcase...

BIG IN JAPAN

Nande Dlulane from Gonubie Primary shows off her true colours. She recently returned from Japan, where she represented South Africa at the World Junior...

Jim Carrey helped Trevor Noah realise he had depression

Trevor Noah has admitted that he didn’t know he was battling depression until Jim Carrey spoke out about his own battles with the mental...

SPCA grateful for generous donations

About R10,000 worth of pet food was donated to the SPCAs in King William’s Town (KWT) and Stutterheim by Red Alert recently. Red Alert regional...

Abbotsford Grade R’s learn about fire safety

The Buffalo City fire department visited the Grade RR and Grade R classes at Abbotsford Christian School last week and it was a morning...

ECMAs issue nominees’ list

THE days to the second Eastern Cape Music Awards are drawing closer and the nominees’ list has been issued. The Eastern Cape Music Awards (ECMAs)...

Dancing to happy place’ with single

  It was through in a band formed when she was still at Clarendon Girls’ High School that Nichume Siwundla’s musical journey began. Since then, the...

Sundale walks away with two Qualité Bronze at SA Champs

ONE of the fastest-growing companies in East London, Sundale Free Range Dairy, brought home two Qualité Bronze Awards from the SA Dairy Championships held...

DA’s Majeke up for BCM challenge

By Simthandile Ford - Former Eastern Cape DA Youth leader Anathi Majeke of Duncan Village has been sworn in as Buffalo City Metro’s new proportional councillor. Majeke, 27,...

Miss PreTeen finalist makes a difference

EAST London’s Miss Pre-Teen South Africa pageant finalist,  Sinebango Cetywayo,  touched the hearts of children  children’s heart when she donated 20 new books and...

Firefighters speak out on shambles

Sister newspaper Daily Dispatch spoke to various firefighters, officials and politicians about the state of fire stations in both King Sabata Dalindyebo municipality and...

Locals help feed needy

“We are not doing this for fame or applause, but we want to show people that having compassion and humanity can make a difference...

Valentine’s march for sexual health

Valentine's Day was celebrated differently by hundreds of young people from Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality as they marched to Gompo Hall in Duncan Village...

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...

Busy year of whale, dolphin strandings

Principal scientist at the East London Museum, Kevin Cole is the go-to person when dolphins and whales are found beached or stranded along the...

Jordaan to put his hand up for re-election as Safa president

South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan will stand for re-election when his term of office comes to an end in March next...

‘Facing It’ with a smile

Team to row 5000km across Atlantic to raise funds, try break record FACING storms, hurricanes, seasickness, hunger, sleep deprivation, heat and sores all over their...

Ramaphosa has until Thursday to respond to #TheTotalShutdown demands

#TheTotalShutdown organisers have given President Cyril Ramaphosa until Thursday to respond to their demands. Thousands of women took part in the #TotalShutdown march to the...

Two George Randell pupils ready for the Lipton cup challenge

THE Buffalo River Yacht Club (BRYC) has offered two George Randell High School pupils an opportunity to be part of the annual Lipton Cup...

Brace yourselves for another fuel hike‚ warns AA

South Africans are in for another fuel price hike shock. The Automobile Association outlook for August predicts that fuel prices are likely to rise again...

R30m to plug KWT potholes ‘as big as graves’

R30-million will be spent on plugging holes in roads in King William’s Town – and for Noxolo Tshaphu, it’s about time. She told road-tripping Buffalo...

DA provides relief for Duncan Village fire victims

DA Eastern Cape premier candidate Nqaba Bhanga visited Duncan Village on Thursday November 8 to deliver food parcels to 200 households who lost everything...