Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Series draws record entry

Tough conditions add to it all TRIBAL are very proud to announce that the third instalment of the TRIBAL Triathlon Series was a phenomenal success...

Teams sent to assess storm damage in the Eastern Cape

By Zolile Menzelwa The provincial government has sent teams to those districts affected by recent heavy rains to assess the damage. At least one teenage girl...

Young athlete off to event in Spain

TEN-year-old athlete Liam Prime will be jetting off to Spain to represent South Africa at the UIPM (Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne) World Biathle...

Swimmers take part in annual 1km challenge

THE Amakhosi Masters Swimming Club held its 29th annual 1km challenge at the Joan Harrison Swimming Pool on Saturday and 64 swimmers took part...

Get your tickets for Proteas clash early

Excitement  is beginning to reach fever pitch with the Proteas return to East London for their One-Day International match against Bangladesh just barely over...

Wits drops KPMG as their internal auditor

By Times LIVE The University of Witwatersrand (Wits) has become the latest client to drop KPMG as their auditor. Wits said in a statement on Wednesday the...

Universities will allow walk-ins‚ but there is a better way to...

Universities South Africa (USAF) says that all higher learning institutions in the country will allow walk-ins and late applications by prospective students. However‚ queuing...

ANC NEC’s failure to remove Zuma proves Ramaphosa is more of...

BY TIMESLIVE The failure by the ANC NEC and ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa to recall Jacob Zuma on Wednesday only proves that the ANC is...

Ex-clerk pays back the money

A primary school clerk who stole R170000 from her employer and spent some of it on her son’s medical bills and daily family expenses,...

Farmer’s murder shocks district

The farming community of Blue Water in the Great Kei local municipality is living in shock and fear following the murder of farm owner...

Moody’s slashes more credit scores

Credit ratings agency Moody's downgraded a slew of South African banks, insurers and local authorities yesterday because of the country's worsening financial position. It slashed...

Maimane nominated unopposed as DA leader

Mmusi Maimane and James Selfe have been nominated unopposed respectively as the candidates for the positions of leader and federal council chairperson of the...

Standoff at Fort Hare campus continues

By Sino Majangaza The SRC at the University of Fort Hare’s East London campus has vowed that the academic year will not resume until the management...

Rand firmer on reports Zuma may be forced to resign

The rand remained stronger against the dollar on Thursday afternoon‚ following reports that President Jacob Zuma could be forced to resign when the ANC’s...

41 kids crammed into taxi

A Mdantsane taxi driver was arrested on Tuesday morning after he was caught ferrying 41 pupils in a 15-seater Toyota Quantum minibus taxi. Cambridge police...

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Music lessons tune up children’s brains‚ study finds

Music lessons make children cleverer. Neuropsychologists who studied Dutch primary schoolchildren found that after two-and-a-half years those who studied music had significantly higher cognitive skills...

Toys play up Christmas cheer in BCM

Motsepe Foundation brightens day for needy kids GARCIA Flats children were over the moon last week when South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe spread Christmas cheer...

Sassa cards still usable after expiry

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has allayed fears that social grants recipients’ bank cards would expire in December, saying the cards would...

Ditching maths myths: The path to mastery starts in early childhood

The best start parents can give children to ensure they master maths throughout their school careers, is to ensure they banish negative attitudes towards...

Struggle icon Lillian to get statue at last

BY:Amir Chetty Feisty survivor of the 1956 Women’s March finally recognised after being ignored last year Feisty Nelson Mandela Bay struggle hero Lillian Diedericks finally took...

Minister Dlamini hands over preschool to Ducats

Children in the rural area of Ducats, outside East London, received a new preschool building structure Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini opens Siyakha Day Care...

Movie houses cancel screening of locally-made film Inxeba amid threats

Two Eastern Cape movie houses have postponed Friday’s release of controversial film Inxeba – also known as The Wound – as several groups have...

New clothing range to commemorate biker

Almost a year since the fatal accident which claimed the life of motorcycle enthusiast Dayalin Padayachey, his family is ensuring his robust personality lives...

Kupelo dismisses ‘no doctor to treat Majodina’ report

Eastern Cape health spokesman, Sizwe Kupelo has dismissed reports that sport and arts MEC Pemmy Majodina had to be rushed to another hospital as...

High school festival to have on point entertainment

WITH the aim of bringing communities together, Greenpoint High School in Buffalo Flats will host their 12th Annual Festival on Saturday. The festival forms part...

Whale warriors

BCM, museum quit trying to move whale carcass LAST week Friday, BCM marine services, as well as a team from the East London Museum and...

School accused of targeting black pupils over natural hair

A woman has accused a school in Gauteng of policing black pupils’ hair after her niece was sent home over her “inappropriate” hairstyle. Siyabonga Ngwenya...

Jobless youth, elderly need help

By Derek Yu The latest South African jobs statistics continue to reflect a shockingly high unemployment rate which will take some doing to reverse. Concerns about the...

Fort Hare students protest against bail for hit-and-run suspect

University of Fort Hare students are staging a silent protest outside the East London Magistrate’s Court this morning ahead of the appearance of a...

University of Fort Hare protest ends

Students at the University of Fort Hare’s East London campus have agreed to return to classes this morning. PROTEST LINE: University of Fort Hare students have...

EP cricket stars want to raise the bar

Eastern Province Women’s World Cup cricket stars Marizanne Kapp and Dane van Niekerk are looking to raise the bar even further when they take...

ID cards to be scanned when entering Kruger park

The Kruger National Park is going high-tech with its access control systems at its entrance gates‚ starting in the southern part of the park....

Accountants urged: save the country

Black chartered accountants in the Eastern Cape were celebrated at the weekend at a glitzy black tie event held as part of the first...

Murdered Mdantsane women identified

Two Mdantsane families have come forward to identify the bodies of two women recovered at the bottom of a cliff in Mdantsane last week. The...

President Zuma resigns: speech in full

  President Jacob Zuma announced on Wednesday night that he would step down with immediate effect after the ANC’s national executive committee decided to recall...

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The GO! & Express would like our readers to share some of their photographs and stories of historic buildings and sites in East London...

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No more beating around the bush for high school

By Aretha Linden Pupils from Vukile Tshwete Senior Secondary School might finally get new premises. The decades-old wooden school on the outskirts of Keiskammahoek is the subject...

Mandla Mandela speaks out against rape in support of his sister...

By Nashira Davids Chief Mandla Mandela has come out in support of his sister‚ Ndileka Mandela‚ who bravely revealed that she had been raped five years...

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...

Guesswork in water meter reading over

The days of “thumb-sucked” water readings will soon be over for some Buffalo City Metro residents as the metro is set to overhaul more...

Durban school teachers fear for their lives after pupil protest

By Jeff Wicks The KwaZulu-Natal education department and the National Professional Teachers Organisation have locked horns as race tensions at the George Campbell School of Technology...

Retired nurses bare the flame

DESMOND COETZEE THE King William’s Town District Retired Nurses Association, better known as the Nightingales, along with the rest of the world, celebrated International Nurses...

Eskom wants another R66.6bn from us!

While a parliamentary inquiry into alleged corruption at Eskom is currently being held‚ it's emerged that the power utility thinks it is owed R66.6...

Hoedown at Buffs Club to aid iThemba Ranch

THE KEMPSTON Group will be hosting a charity “HoeDown” to help raise funds for an exciting new arts and crafts centre at iThemba Ranch. iThemba...

Kind gesture

The Selborne College Matric Class of 2017 kindly donated their school uniforms to the Scripture Union for underprivileged scholars. Thanks to all the matric...

Coffin accused ‘tried to hide evidence’

Naledi Shange Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson are accused of forcing Victor Mlotsha into a coffin and threatening to pour petrol over him File picture: Masi...

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...

Sole Destroyer just around the corner

Popular race tough but scenic FOR 25 years and still going strong, the Caltex Sole Destroyer half marathon has tested the endurance and stamina of...