Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Robbers hit ‘War Room’ of Bulldogs’ franchise

Stadium thieves were caught on camera stealing newly installed equipment worth over R100000 belonging to the Border Bulldogs Rugby franchise. Two thieves, one with a...

Man opens fire on alleged robbers near Oriental Plaza

A man who was allegedly attacked by three robbers at an ATM near Oriental Plaza in Mayfair‚ Johannesburg‚ opened fire on his attackers‚ killing...

Madiba family’s fury over new book by doctor

The executors of Nelson Mandela's estate and his grandson, Mandla, have distanced themselves from a tell-all book soon to be published by Mandela's doctor. Human...

Hlaudi‚ SABC and Tebele ordered to pay legal costs for axing...

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has ruled that the SABC‚ its former COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng and former acting head of news Simon Tebele split...

Famous Birthday (May 25) – Cillian Murphy

Irish-born actor Cillian Murphy has certainly done a lot in his 20-year career. He's fought zombies in 28 Days Later, terrorised Gotham City in  The Dark...

Zuma yet to sign state capture regulations

The judicial inquiry into state capture cannot start work because the regulations governing it have yet to be signed off by President Jacob Zuma‚...

7 de Laan has no plans to u-turn on theme song

Despite numerous calls from viewers on social media for the return of 7 de Laan’s old theme song‚ the soapie is adamant that the...

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...

Residents’ struggle for RDP homes

Frustrated residents in a Buffalo City Metro township yesterday complained to DA parliamentarians of their years-long struggle to acquire RDP houses. Unit P residents also...

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...

Newsworthy achievement

East London’s Wandiswa Ntengento is reaping the fruits of her labour as she flourishes in Johannesburg as a senior producer for an international media...

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...

Corrupt staff blamed for Fort Hare turmoil

By MALIBONGWE DAYIMANI and SINO MAJANGAZA Corrupt staff have been accused by the University of Fort Hare vice-chancellor Professor Sakhele Buhlungu of stoking up violent...

Reflecting the spirit of Mandela

ALL Saints Daycare in Parkside held a Prayer Day recently. Young and old people from Parkside gathered at the daycare playground to enjoy a meal...

‘Ride to read ’ rewards

Man cycles 1550km to get books for poor EAST London-born motivational speaker Lindsay van der Byl cycled from the Union Buildings in Pretoria to parliament...

700 pupils still to place

Only a handful of more than 700 displaced pupils have been accommodated by government schools over the past two weeks since the 2017 academic...

Indigenous games a hit

BUFFALO City’s department of sport hosted a festival of indigenous games and attracted people from all corners of the metro to the Breidbach Sports...

MISS PreTeen SA donates books to daycare center

East London’s Miss PreTeen South Africa Finalist Sinebango Cetywayo donated 20 brand new books and educational posters at Zamani Daycare Center in Duncan Village...

WATCH: Deepening crisis over BCM’s ailing fire truck fleet

Buffalo City Metro firefighters may be found wanting if devastating fires such as those that raged through the southern Cape and south Eastern Cape...

Prosecute Brian Molefe‚ says Solidarity after pension win

Trade union Solidarity says it will lobby for criminal prosecution of former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe‚ following Thursday's Pretoria high court ruling that means...

Long-awaited Porsche Parade returns to East London

THE strong connection between Porsche Clubs around the world is cemented through their shared experience of one of the brand’s most beloved events, the...

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...

Boost for educare toddlers

A number of toddlers from Rosedale Play and Learn Educare in Amalinda enjoyed a fun-filled Mandela Day with McDonald's Amalinda on Mandela Day. School principal...

‘Dumped’ by metro

Residents in Amalinda are fed up with calls to the municipality constantly falling on deaf ears when it comes to service delivery. The GO! &...

BCM finally starts clean up of reserve

AFTER months of battling, local handyman Trevor Watson finally gained some ground in his endeavour to improve the appalling state of the Umtiza Nature...

Student registration system hit by tech glitches

BY SIPHO MABENA Scores of students in the last-minute rush to secure space at the country’s universities and colleges have been unable to access the...

It’s snowing again SA

Snow blanketed vast parts of South Africa's mountainous regions on Saturday in the Western Cape‚ Eastern Cape and large parts of the Drakensberg. Neighbouring Lesotho...

Water-wise tips that save costs too

IN LIGHT of the lowering dam levels due to the warm weather and long period of low rainfall, all consumers are requested to use...

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...

SPCA in desperate need

King William’s Town SPCA is in dire need of all kind of animal food as a result of an influx of strays animals that...

Trevor Noah named on TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People list

  The host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, has been named on the TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People (TIME 100) 2018 list. The list...

If our past is given too much weight it can blind...

The story of Sibongile Mani is intriguing, tragic and phenomenally educational all at the same time. Maybe it is how it exposes our complicated and...

South Africans apply brakes on new car sales

If you’re in the market for a new set of wheels‚ now is not the time to buy. A bleak economic outlook looks set to...

Eaglets take to the beach

Children from Hudson Park Eaglets, together with family members and teachers, enjoyed their annual Big Walk along the shoreline at Nahoon Beach in beautiful...

Bird’s eye view

This White Rumped Swift arrived in King William’s Town just in time for springPicture: RODNICK BILJON

Dutch tourists attacked after landing at OR Tambo International Airport

BY GRAEME HOSKEN Dozens of elderly Dutch tourists‚ who had just arrived at OR Tambo International Airport for a three-week holiday‚ were attacked by armed...

Motive for Las Vegas concert massacre baffles investigators

BY REUTERS Law enforcement officials puzzled on Tuesday over what motivated a retiree with no criminal record to assemble an arsenal in a high-rise Las...

MTN warns of SIM swap scam

Mobile network operator MTN on Monday warned customers to beware of a SIM swap scam posing as a security check. MTN encourages all its customers...

Car tracking report supports accused’s version of coffin assault

By Naledi Shange Car tracking records of the coffin assault accused have disputed evidence given by their alleged victim‚ Victor Mlotshwa. Car tracking records of the coffin...

Teen breaks down in court

A schoolgirl broke down and cried in the witness box yesterday while relaying how former Grade 7 primary school teacher Neil Pieter le Roux...

BIKERS WITH BARK

Dozens of bikers from motorcycle clubs in King William’s Town and East London attended the Rotary/SPCA Bikers Breakfast on Saturday. All the funds raised...

Police apprehend stolen goods

Police have arrested a 31 year old man and recovered a 9mm pistol with ammunition, after a house robbery at Dorchester Heights this...

Woodridge races to rise from the ashes

Woodridge was badly damaged earlier this month by raging fires that gutted half the buildings. Picture: Fredlin Adriaan While most schools are winding down for the...

Panel vows ‘no escape’ for state capture accused

Top guns at Eskom and members of the Gupta family may be forced to face committee Members of the portfolio committee on public enterprises say...

Oscar Pistorius’s sentence increased to 13 years‚ five months

By Nomahlubi Jordaan Oscar Pistorius’s six-year jail sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has been increased to more than 13 years. The Supreme Court of Appeal...

Blaze destroys over 20 EL homes

  A fire destroyed over 20 shacks in East London’s Duncan Village on Wednesday‚ leaving scores of people homeless in Site C. Residents tried to...

BREAKTHROUGH IN BUSINESS BURGLARIES IN EAST LONDON

The ongoing support of the community who are intent on having perpetrators brought to book is always welcomed. Today East London Detectives and Crime Prevention...

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...

‘We are screwed’ Celebs react to Zuma’s midnight #cabinetreshuffle

South African celebrities reacted in shock over President Jacob Zuma’s late night cabinet reshuffle. Maps Maponyane‚ Boity Thulo‚ Siv Ngesi and Black Coffee added their...