Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Varsities on shutdown as wage talks deadlocked

Two Eastern Cape universities, Walter Sisulu University and University of Fort Hare, remain on total shutdown as wage negotiations between management and unions remain...

WARNING | Power outage in East London CBD

This Saturday, June 23, BCM residents in the East London CBD  can expect a power outage from 6am to 6pm. The purpose of this interruption...

City hosts MSF medical team

Global humanitarian initiative in info drive MÉDECINS Sans Frontières (MSF) – better known as Doctors without Borders – are in the city until Monday to raise funds...

EL kids hear special story

World Read Aloud Day is aimed at encouraging literacy WORLD Read Aloud Day, a day that motivates children, teens and even adults worldwide to celebrate...

Beauty queen out to empower youth

Maqoqa drives ‘mentorship’ initiative GLOBETROTTER and successful beauty queen Sandi Maqoqa, now residing in Gauteng, still has her heart glued to her home soil and...

Overworked ICU nurses won’t do more for no pay

Intensive care unit nurses at Frere Hospital in East London are refusing to look after more than one patient, saying it constitutes overtime –...

KZN leadership could be disbanded as ANC top six jet into...

By Nathi Olifant The ANC’s top brass are expected to meet up with their KwaZulu-Natal counterparts on Friday‚ a provincial executive committee member has confirmed. The National...

Beware of fake matric certificate websites‚ Umalusi warns

Education quality control council Umalusi has issued a stern warning to websites peddling fake matric certificates‚ saying that the administrators would face criminal prosecution. Umalusi...

Rand weakens after public protector calls for Bank to ditch currency...

The rand was weaker against major global currencies on Monday afternoon‚ after risk spiked following a call by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane for a...

BCM sounds warning to residents after losing R130m to power thieves

By Zingisa Mvumvu Buffalo City Metro lost R130-million in the previous financial year to a well-organised syndicate that was tampering with meters. BCM is now in a...

After 8 years and R30m… Zuma wants another chance to explain

BY GENEVIEVE QUINTAL President Jacob Zuma has bet his future on a bewildering roll of the legal dice. In a staggering about-turn on Thursday, Zuma has...

R30 000 donated in prizes for Annual Golf day

MORE than  R30000 in prizes was donated at the Annual Golf Day held at the East London Golf Club on Saturday. Golf convener Terry-Andre Eleftheriou...

Police constable arrested for cigarette robbery

By Aron Hyman A 24-year-old police constable was arrested on Thursday after he allegedly robbed a Somali shop owner of two cartons of cigarettes in Cape...

Scarf from Mandela to the queen goes on display at Buckingham...

A silk scarf gifted to the queen of England by former president Nelson Mandela went on display on Saturday at Buckingham Palace. The scarf‚ depicting...

National All Girls Festival 2018

The All Girls Festival was hosted by Clarendon High School For Girls this past weekend.

4 000 EC ex-miners finally strike gold: Dispatch locates beneficiaries of...

By Bongani Fuzile Four thousand Eastern Cape ex-miners or their families today stand a chance to claim their share of R40-billion worth of benefits that was...

Selborne pupil earns top 10 spot at SA School Squash

SQUASH: Congratulations to Luke Jacoby of Selborne College who ranked in the top 10 in of the Under 14 South African Schools Squash. Picture:SUPPLIED

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...

Lawyer starts NPO to help other widows

Having to process her husband’s death and comfort five children, two their own, while fending off his family’s abuse during this time drove Boniswa...

TB part of policy

THE Department of Basic Education has introduced Tuberculosis (TB) in their National Policy as one of the diseases that is an epidemic in learners,...

MOONLIGHT MAGIC

     

Ford South Africa will recall the Ford Kuga.

Timeslive has reliably learnt that the company’s South Africa CEO Jeffrey Nemeth will make the announcement this afternoon at a media conference‚ in conjunction...

Man sentenced to fours years for groping child

Shopkeeper Hossain Rubel was sentenced to a four year prison term by the East London Regional Court for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old George Randell...

NPA fails to charge Zuma jnr

The National Prosecuting Authority quietly let President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma, off the hook eight months after a magistrate ruled he was responsible...

Wife-killing trial postponed

The case against a Breidbach man accused of murdering his wife before burying her under her bed was again postponed in the King William’s...

BCM’s Nxarhuni name changes discussed

By Mamela Gowa Non-Xhosa speakers and South African tourists have been encouraged to learn how to pronounce isiXhosa names as the consultation phase of changing Buffalo...

Letshego Zulu conquers Kilimanjaro for Gugu

Exactly one year after racing car driver Gugu Zulu died while trying to climb Mount Kilimanjaro‚ his wife Letshego Zulu conquered the grueling trek...

Woman sounds warning after con artist nabs items in home

• Thief posing as BCM worker steals watch, cellphone and wallet while doing ‘inspection’ ‘I fear my family will be targeted since he has my...

Keeping eye on the ball all in a day’s slog

Dense grass at the West Bank cemetery becomes the scene of a weekly treasure hunt for four men who scour it for golf balls...

SA’s inland metros top spenders on municipal services

By Ernest Mabuza South Africa’s major inland metros are spending more money on municipal services per resident than many of their coastal counterparts. Total spending by municipalities...

The great polony panic

Don’t throw it away – take it back‚ or burn it. This is the message from food experts to consumers who are concerned about...

Pumped up for bootcamp

THE Hercules Bootcamp is a fun, adventurous outdoor event  that has been praised by many for bringing back the feeling of excitement into training...

Cheers as mayor says home project restarts

The  gruesome discovery of two female bodies near an incomplete Mdantsane housing project in June has pushed Buffalo City Metro to restart the work...

Festive lights switch-on magic

THE festive season kicked off in a big way at the weekend when Buffalo City Metro (BCM) officially switched on the Christmas lights at...

SARS vows to take legal action against KPMG over withdrawal of...

BY KYLE COWAN SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane says the revenue service will be taking legal action against auditing firm KPMG after it withdrew its report...

MATTER OF FACT

IN the GO! last week, we incorrectly stated in the caption “GETTING HELP” that it was Lindelwa Sigenu in the photo. It was however...

‘This is not a march against the ANC but against Zuma’...

The EFF has reiterated that Wednesday’s National Day of Action march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria is not against the ANC‚ but only...

Bleak start in life for province’s rural children

By Aretha Linden Children from rural and poor areas start their schooling careers on the back foot when compared to their urban counterparts as they do...

Rand slips past R12 to the dollar mark

  The rand slipped past the psychological R12 to the dollar mark on Friday morning‚ its weakest point in more than two weeks‚ as the...

Editors and journalists want court to halt BLF ‘harassment’

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) filed an urgent court application on Tuesday against Black First Land First (BLF) and its founder‚ Andile...

Laerskool Nahoon Christmas Market

Last night Laerskool Nahoon hosted hosted their popular Christmas Market. The night was fun filled with art, music and tasty treats.  

Guptas selling Tegeta mining interests

Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments announced on Wednesday that it was selling its mining business Tegeta Exploration and Resources to Swiss-based Charles King SA for R2.97...

Bittersweet Great SA Bake Off victory for CT social worker

Cape Town social worker Bianca Breytenbach could not believe it when her name was called as winner of The Great South African Bake Off...

Huge drive to collect 3 000 cycles for pupils on track

If kids could get bicycles for school, they would be killing two birds with one stone   ACCORDING to the Children’s Institute situated alongside the University...

How the storm caused havoc in Durban harbour

BY YASANTHA NAIDOO The storm that hit KwaZulu-Natal wreaked havoc in the Durban port on Tuesday with gale force winds blowing containers and cranes into...

Zimbabwe warned from distancing itself from AU and SADC

By Naledi Shange As Zimbabwe prepares for political transformation‚ it should be wary not to isolate itself‚ Zimbabwean activist and leader of the #SheVotes campaign Maureen...

World’s first child hand transplant a ‘success’

The first child in the world to undergo a double hand transplant is now able to write, feed and dress himself, doctors said Tuesday,...

Local beauty queen to represent on the international stage

REPRESENTING: Duncan Village beauty queen will be strutting on the international stage soon , for the full story, read the Go& Express Newspaper on...

First African woman joins special unit

An East London policewoman is the pride of South Africa and the Eastern Cape after becoming the first African female South African Police Services...

EFF says reports of Malema being involved in accident are fake

The Economic Freedom Fighters has dismissed reports that its leader‚ Julius Malema‚ has been involved in a road accident as fake news. It said in...