SA power grid stable – for now

Eskom said on Friday that it did not anticipate load-shedding for the “most part” of the day after being forced to cut power to...

WIN THIS WINTER with Tiso Blackstar Community Newspapers and Cutman &...

WINTER is here and with it comes frosty mornings and icy evenings when what you really hanker after is a mug of hot, strong...

Cansa fund-raiser to boost care centres

THE Cancer Association of South Africa (Cansa) stands to benefit from a national project, “Supporting Cansa is a piece of cake” in a bid...

New Madiba banknotes and coins to go into circulation to make his...

You will soon find former president Nelson Mandela at your closest cashier as new coins and banknotes commemorating his 100th birthday go into circulation...

Looking back (5)

Landing basket, or ‘Bosuns Chair’- used for many years by ships to carry passengers from ship to land, often too- from ship to ship...

Ashworth completes South African cleansweep of the Comrades Marathon after winning...

Ann Ashworth completed a South African clean sweep of the Comrades Marathon‚ winning the women’s title in 6:10:04 on Sunday. Comrades marathon female winner Ann...

Maimane wants spiralling petrol price to be discussed in Parliament as...

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has requested that the petrol price‚ which skyrocketed to an unprecedented R15.79 per litre earlier this week‚ be dealt with...

Groundswell of opposition to expropriation without compensation: IRR

There is a groundswell of opposition against expropriation of land without compensation as the deadline looms for submissions‚ according to the Institute of Race...

The sound of music

A CELEBRATION for Michael Swartz for being able to hear for the first time in his life, took place at the Old Selbornian Club...

Looking back (4)

  Endlessly changing, East London Buffalo Harbour. The barge, Anne, “a tug-towing”– with two Barques, moored at the dockside in the distance. A hand tinted postcard from...

Baseball proves a hit

BASEBALL champion and Eagles coach Lwazi Mlondolozi launched the Billie Magengelele Baseball Revival Programme on Sunday at Sakhile Primary School in Mdantsane. “We want to...

Zoe stays strong on International Cancer Survivors Day

The first Sunday of June marks International Cancer Survivor's Day, a day which celebrates all those that have bravely fought through as tough journey,...

EC SAPS honoured for service

The South African Police Service (SAPS) held a medal parade in honour of more than 80 of its members at the Buffalo Cricket Stadium...

Warning issued as full moon spring tide hits

Rough seas are expected across the country from Tuesday morning as a full moon brings about spring tides. The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) on...

Clinic, library in Westbank in poor state

AS THE oldest suburb in the city, West Bank is also one of the most neglected areas in the Buffalo City Municipality. Residents of...

Looking back (2)

  East London, or, as it was known as ‘Port of East London’  sprung and grew as a result of the important harbour at the...

WATCH: Missed the royal wedding? We’ve got you covered in 2...

Watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot in a fairy-tale wedding ceremony held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, England, on May...

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...
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WATCH: It’s a celebration!!

https://www.facebook.com/goandexpress/videos/1805598492795108/   HIP HIP HOORAY! Residents of Kennersley Park Old Age wishing one of the residents happy birthday, as she celebrates another year. For a full...

Is Cape Town’s 114-year-old Fredie Blom the world’s oldest man?

The oldest man in the world could be living in Cape Town. Fredie Blom celebrated his 114th birthday on Tuesday at his home in Delft. According...

WATCH: Dramatic footage shows lava engulfing car in Hawaii

Footage shows the moment lava engulfed a car on the streets of Puna in Hawaii on Sunday May 6 2018.

Relieving Cape Town’s thirst

A FEW months ago, Cape Town was in dire need of water as the dams were running dry due to a lack of rain. East...

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...

SA Weather Service issue weather warnings

SEA RESCUE – NATIONAL – Wednesday, 25th April. SA Weather Service issue weather warnings: NSRI are urging the public to follow the SA Weather Service...

EC Chinese business owners under siege

By Malibongwe Dayimani Chinese businesses owners in the Eastern Cape say they are being targeted by a syndicate that deals in house robberies and hijackings. Seventeen criminal...

Suffer the children of Buffalo City

CMR to take over after Child Welfare forced to close doors AFTER 102 years of service to the community, Child Welfare East London (CWF) officially...

A mixed bag of results on a day of four seasons

Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro, presented by Reef Wetsuits – Day 1 A day of four seasons that started off sunny with glassy two to...

We are fighting a war

THE war against poaching was placed at the forefront during a talk by Green Scorpions director, Div de Villiers, at the Marjorie Courtenay Latimer...

Phenomenal response to Spar anti-plastic drive

By Barbara Hollands Selling 101 million plastic shopping bags last year made Spar Eastern Cape managing director Conrad Isaac feel like a drug dealer and spurred...

BCM TV to tell local stories and create jobs

MDANTSANE entrepreneurs Siviwe Mahlahla and Anele Silinyana are hoping to start a television station that will cover events in and around Buffalo City. Their idea...

Caster Semenya runs her fastest ever time on South African soil...

Caster Semenya continued to dominate the local scene after running her fastest ever time on South African soil in the 800m at the South...

Sea rescuers aid with evacuation of two ill fishermen

Members of the National Sea Rescue Institute at St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape had to assist with the evacuation of two ill...

BCM’S save water drive

THE Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCM) is heading out to schools and shopping malls to spread awareness about water shortages facing the city. The BCM...

Swallows soar in to big final

THE Eastern Cape Super 12 rugby tournament resumed last week Saturday after a semifinal match between Swallows Rugby Football Club (RFC) and Gardens RFC...

Promoting oral hygiene worldwide

On Tuesday, March 20th, is World Oral Health Day an international day to celebrate the benefits of a healthy mouth and to promote worldwide...

Support for race against Cansa

HUNDREDS of supporters  filled the Buffalo City Jan Smuts Stadium on Saturday to remember  and celebrate the lives of those who had succumbed to...

I never want to see polony again‚ says Klipspruit crèche owner

The owner of the Klipsruit West crèche near Soweto where nine children were diagnosed with listeriosis says she has been traumatised by the ordeal. “Polony‚...

Court interdicts three students from acting illegally

Only three Walter Sisulu University students were on Tuesday interdicted from acting illegally in ongoing protests that have been characterised by violence at three...

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...

Shoddy stadium losing events

THE poor condition of the Jan Smuts Stadium is a big concern raising big concern among those involved in the local sporting fraternities, especially...

A victory for Inxeba producers as film is allowed back in...

BY JESSICA LEVITT AND KYLE ZEEMAN Fans of Inxeba (The Wound) will now be able to watch the film in cinemas after an appeal on the reclassification...

Online petition brings bear saviour all the way from Ukraine

By Tyler Riddin An international environmental aid organisation has said it would be willing to fund the building of a new enclosure for the East London...

Ramaphosa Sona – why it won’t be a circus

By TimesLIVE President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first State of the Nation Address (Sona) will be different to the last turbulent one delivered by Jacob Zuma. reason is an...

Residents object to name change idea

THE proposed name change of East London and its suburbs is sparking controversy, with questions over whether the stakeholder consultative meetings held this week...

West Bank a dump

By SIVENATHI GOSA and MADELEINE CHAPUT ILLEGAL dumping in one of the oldest residential areas in East London, West Bank, has become a growing concern...

EL dumping outrage

EAST London handyman Trevor Watson is outraged. The reason for his anger? The shocking state of the Umtiza Nature Reserve near the Buffalo Pass,...

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...

Fight in water queue forces Cape Town to crack down

BY DAVE CHAMBERS Guards are being posted at a popular Cape Town spring after an outbreak of fisticuffs. In a sign of rising tension over access...

BREAKING | DA to remove Patricia de Lille as Cape Town...

By Dave Chambers Patricia de Lille was set to be ousted as mayor of Cape Town on Wednesday. The DA provincial leader‚ Bonginkosi Madikizela‚ said the party...

EC traditional leaders to boycott controversial movie, Inxeba

By LULAMILE FENI and SIKHO NTSHOBANE Eastern Cape traditional leaders and traditional activists are busy drumming up support for the boycott of the controversial movie,...