Looking Back (12)

Green Point in East London was an immensely fashionable picnic and boating spot from almost the late 1800’s until 1930’s. Ferries were available to...

Vandals run amok at Mdantsane school

A series of break-ins and vandalism at a fenceless Mdantsane high school has severely impacted on pupils’ performance. The 87 matriculants at Hlokoma High School...

High risk of load shedding as pay dispute trips up Eskom

Eskom has warned of a high probability of load shedding on Tuesday as a strike continues over wages at the power utility. The potential return...

Massive water wastage in EC

Huge water losses are draining Eastern Cape municipal coffers of half-a-billion rand. Last year provincial municipalities lost almost half their water through leaking, decrepit infrastructure...

Computers jam at BCM traffic fines section

Buffalo City Metro’s traffic fines office has been out of service due to computers being down since Thursday. Testing centres in the metro have also...

Drum(mie) roll for EL

The Eastern Cape Majorette and Cheerleading Association (ECMA) is the proud host of the Samca National Championships to be held in East London next...

Story of hope amid grief

SUNRISE resident, Brenda Crompton, 72, has written her third book, Smiling through tears, which is about the journey of her late daughter, Lindy-Lee Reyanard,...

Keeping dreams alive

Newly founded non-profit organisation, Dream Alive Foundation did their part on Mandela Day at Masizakhe Children's Home in Mdantsane. Foundation secretary Asive Sibenza said...

ANCYL spread the love, care on Mandela Day

The ANC Youth League of Ward 20 in Mdantsane did their bit for Mandela Day by spending time with Nomzwakhe Hlobo, 73, in Mdantsane...

Chopper in hunt for gang in EL

A police chopper hovered above the East London skyline for more than two hours on Thursday in a frantic manhunt for seven heavily armed...

047 all dialled in for EL

Mthatha-based singing trio, 047 will be serenading East London locals on Friday at the Guild Theatre during the launch of their debut album, Wen’Ungowam...

‘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! &...

DCS helps community on Mandela Day

UPDATE: In the King William's Town print edition of the GO! & Express, the wrong photograph was used with this story. The photo, whose...

BCM sitting crashes over Madiba event

  A Buffalo City Metro council meeting collapsed on Wednesday after a heated debate erupted over an attempt to spend millions of ratepayers’ money on...

Looking back (11)

An exquisite old post card circa 1907- the mouth of the Buffalo River,  East London, showing two ‘barques’ against the breakwater on the right;...

11 robberies in 14 days in EL

Almost one business a day has been robbed in East London over the last 14 days. Yesterday it was the turn of a second Pep...

Malema vows ‘to take Nkandla back’

  Julius Malema has launched a new project on the former president Jacob Zuma. He  said the party would start to campaign to take  Zuma's...

No help for BCM meter sufferer

A frustrated Buffalo City Metro ratepayer, Ndileka Shwababa, has been forced to depend on metro employees to load electricity onto her faulty electricity meter...

Feeding the hungry

  Non-profit organisation, Helping Those In Need, held an outreach at the Durban Flats in Duncan Village on Wednesday. The organisation helped feed more than...

KWT Post Office on strike

Post Office workers affiliated to the King William’s Town branch of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have been picketing outside the King William’s Town...

Looking back (10)

The ‘tender’ (passenger boat on the left) owned by The Union Castle Line. She was much bigger that the Koodoo, a previous boat, and...

Fort Hare cancels exams after noise disruptions

The University of Fort Hare has cancelled what it hoped would be the last leg of their examination season. The university mid-year exams were disrupted...

Anger over sex violence in city

Incidences of sexual violence against women in Buffalo City Metro are among the highest in the country, with sex workers at the receiving end...

Search on for boy gone missing

Parents of a 15-year-old Hudson Park High School pupil, Lulama Magau, have opened a case of a missing person at the East London police...

Life skills course boosts youth

MASITHETHE Counselling Services (formerly Lifeline East London), in partnership with Community Action Against Drugs (CAAD), held a five-day Personal Growth and Leadership skills course...

Telling story of kids deserted by fathers

NDEVANA local, Cinga Dyala is the author of the book Sihle Tells the Tale, which tackles the issue of absent fathers and how it...

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...

Dynamic dance showcase

The Dynamic Body Studio's Holiday Club's showcase performance took place on Tuesday and Wednesday night at the Arts Theatre Club in East London. Dancers from...

Parkside CMR office opens

THE Christelike Maatskaplike Raad (CMR) has expanded its services offices and have recently by opening a new satellite office in Parkside. CMR East London has...

African art works on display

NTOBEKO Mjijwa will be exhibiting his African-inspired artwork at the Ann Bryant Art Gallery in East London from tomorrow until Wednesday. Mjijwa is a lecturer...

Flying squad’s wings clipped

The Mdantsane police cluster flying squad is grounded. It does not have a single functioning vehicle. The cluster fights serious crime in a large area...

Changes to diet help bears of EL Zoo return to health

Gina and Jenny, the brown bears of the East London Zoo, are looking much better, according to Lionel de Lange, CEO of Lawrence Anthony...

Search on for armed gang who robbed store

A manhunt is under way  for three heavily-armed men who allegedly robbed the Cambridge Pep store in East London making off with a large...

Call to share memories of EL flood

On this day 48 years ago, East Londoners had no clue they were soon to be hit by a massive flood which left 12...

Threat to shut down BCM cemeteries

Grieving families could be barred from conducting funeral services at metro cemeteries this weekend if city authorities fail to come to the table and...

Poor state of roads angers residents

SOME  roads in the East London suburbs of Cambridge and Southernwood are in dire need of refurbishment. Reporters from the GO! & Express  drove to...

Scouted for world stage

Okuhle Mpepo, 16, has been scouted to seen her passion for acting rewarded after earning an opportunity to represent South Africa and East London...

Flea market help for needy

NON-profit organisation Helping Those In Need  held a week-long flea market recently in 6 Jarvis Road, Berea to help families and children they are...

UFH drama unit in rousing festival debut

UNIVERSITY of Fort Hare drama society, Isandi seGubu (The sound of the drum), made history recently by performing the play at the National Arts...

Former cleaner rejoices in new role as a nurse

“There was no greater feeling than walking into Stutterheim Hospital no longer as a cleaner, but clad in a white dress because I was...

Help appeal:family living in ‘inhumane’ conditions

CHILD Welfare in King William’s Town ,is appealing anyone able to help a family of five who are living in “inhumane circumstances”. Four children, between...

Dewar shines at the national hockey tourney

HOCKEY STAR: Selborne College pupil, Matt Dewar, was awarded the Colin Bartle Trophy as the Player of the Tournament at the South African Schools...

Grand prize for EC’s golden-voiced teen

The golden-voiced Grade 11 pupil, 17, won the grand prize of the 2018 ABC Motsepe South Africa School Choir Eisteddfod (SASCE) National Championships in...

Selborne gets starring role for Craven

The Border Craven and Academy Week teams have entered their final week of preparation ahead of their respective national weeks, which get under way...

Woman vanishes at EL CBD taxi rank

A young woman on her first ever visit to East London has been reported missing amid fears that she may have been abducted. Charedene Myburgh,...

1000 jobs at new EL tile factory

  A planned R300-million factory that will use ingceke (clay) to make tiles is expected to create more than 1000 jobs when it opens in...

Youth take charge in cleaning the streets

DOORWAY to Restoration Anti-Drug Coalition spent their Saturday morning cleaning the streets of Vergenoeg in a campaign called “Young People Taking Charge”. The coalition’s chairwoman,...

Swallows fired for trench warfare

  Swallows will be looking to defeat its bogey team when they take on Walter Sisulu University All Blacks in the Nashua Tournament knockout final...

Feeding hungry stomachs

Dozens of mothers and children braved a cold Saturday morning in order to receive a meal at the Norman Goosen Soup Kitchen in Parkside...

Bringing sport to people of Mdantsane

MDANTSANE non-profit organisation, Project Khulisanani, is bringing sport to the people. The NPO celebrated Youth Day by staging the Ezase Kasi Street Festival at the...