Ayanda ‘Mpiriri’ Matika found guilty of murdering Busisiwe Ngwadla in her...

Bhongo Jacob The man who stabbed East London businesswoman Busisiwe Ngwadla 12 times at her Amalinda Flat in 2019 was found guilty of murder by...

Cash smuggler forfeits R2m to Sars

A man who tried to smuggle US dollars worth about R2m out of the country has forfeited the money to the SA Revenue Service...

Enabling activities boost your motor functionality

Cerebral palsy sufferers benefit from therapeutic stimulation and exercise Though cerebral palsy does hold restrictions, there are still sufferers who have sufficient functionality that enables...

‘I think they stole my iPad’: Ramaphosa puzzled as gadget goes...

Moments before delivering an important announcement in Cape Town on Tuesday‚ President Cyril Ramaphosa‚ who is a stickler for time‚ had a moment of...

Are you 40 and over? Acting health minister wants you to...

Acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says the government is looking at opening the Covid-19 vaccine registration portal for people aged 40 years and older. Kubayi-Ngubane...

July 2021 payment dates for SASSA Social Grants

SASSA Social Grant July 2021 SASSA has recently released a payment schedule for the month of July, and are as follows: Older Person’s Grants will...

Fynbos housing project in an appalling state

Controversy continues to surround BCM’s ongoing housing project in the Fynbos area. Speaking to the GO! & Express, Friends of Schalk spokesperson Claretta Slater said...

BCM’s major roadworks project kicks off

BCM executive mayor Xola Pakati took part in a sod turning ceremony recently to launch the expansion project at Settlers Way and Military Road. According...

Political leaders are contributing to the increase in Covid-19 infections‚ says...

Acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has criticised some political leaders for “irresponsible” behaviour and hosting mass public gatherings amid the surge in Covid-19 infections. She...

NSRI awarded for 1991 sea rescue

East London’s Station 7 was honoured at the NSRI AGM held in Cape Town last week, when the station received a Meritorious Service Award...

WIN: Father’s Day Combo Prize – 2x Lunch meal vouchers &...

Win a Free combo Stand a chance of winning 2x Father's day lunch vouchers valued at R195 each as well as 2 Tickets valued at...

Only a court can ‘unsuspend’ ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa‚ Ace Magashule...

Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule insists that ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa remains “suspended” until a court of law decides otherwise. This was the salvo fired...

Cop killed while allegedly stealing from construction site in Cape Town

An off-duty cop from Khayelitsha‚ alleged to be with a gang of alleged thieves who were caught red-handed early on Monday‚ has died after...

SAA has a new strategic partner

SA Airways has a new strategic partner that will own 51% of the airline. Public enterprise minister Pravin Gordhan on Friday announced that the government...

Spreading love and warmth

Christian Centre Community Groups handed over a substantial quantity of blankets to Nomphumulelo children this past Sunday. Donors included congregants, local businesses as well as...

Logan Bartle turns three

Monday, May 31 2021 was a day of celebration in the Bartle household as Logan Trevor Bartle turned 3 years of age. Celebrations began a...

Nigerian pastor TB Joshua dies, aged 57

TB Joshua Ministries said on Sunday the Nigerian evangelist has died at the age of 57, a week before his birthday. The Lagos-based Joshua, born...

Shaleen Surtie-Richards’ family slam ‘suicide’ as the cause of the actress’...

After the news that veteran actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards has died, her family has released an official statement offering information about the cause of death,...

High school pupils encouraged to enter Young Africans Writing Contest

Entries are officially open for the Young Africans Writing Contest (YAWC), hosted by the African Union’s Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC). The theme...

Weekend load-shedding ahead‚ but reprieve later on Friday due to parliament

Big business has agreed to cut its electricity usage to allow Eskom to keep the power on for parliamentarians on Friday afternoon. Eskom said it...

Water is safe to drink, says BCM

BCM has said that it wanted to assure residents that the municipal water was indeed safe to drink. In a statement published on their Facebook...

Top teen model planning ahead

Young East London model Sarah-Jayne Johnson was on top of the world after being crowned Miss Teenager Eastern Cape at the Emperor's Palace in...

Malema breaks his silence: ‘When a person says to me I...

EFF leader Julius Malema has explained the cause of the chaos that erupted during a session of the Pan-African Parliament last week‚ saying he...

Wet and very cold week ahead for most of SA, warns...

The SA Weather Service has warned of a week of very cold temperatures across most of the country from Monday, lasting into the weekend. The...

East London SPCA staff fired for animal cruelty, national office takes...

The SPCA's national office has stepped in to run East London SPCA after three local staff members were dismissed and charges were opened against...

Special Tribunal sets aside R10m ‘scooter ambulance’ tender

The R10m "scooter ambulance" tender awarded by the health department in the Eastern Cape for the transport of patients has been declared invalid and...

SASSA Social Grant Payments for the month of June 2021 –...

SASSA Social Grant June 2021 SASSA has recently released a payment schedule for the month of June, and are as follows: Older Person’s Grants will...

President Cyril Ramaphosa to address nation on Covid-19 third wave ‘soon’

Amanda Khoza President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation soon on how the country intends managing the imminent third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. “We can...

282,135 people have received Covid-19 jab in phase two of vaccine...

STAFF REPORTER South Africa recorded 4,623 new cases of Covid-19 infections and 102 deaths over the past 24 hours, the health department said late Wednesday,...

SA Human Rights Council investigating BCM

The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has announced that it will be investigating BCM following allegations of human rights violations by the DA. According to...

Progress in our fitness challenge

It has been 11 weeks since the majority of us began our journey with the Fit for Logan Challenge. This puts us at around one...

BREAKING | Makhanda protests suspended after MEC leads delegation to city...

By Adrienne Carlisle The service delivery protests in Makhanda will be suspended with immediate effect, it was announced on Wednesday evening. This decision follows a lengthy meeting...

16-year-old speedster arrested after allegedly clocking 200km/h after curfew

SHONISANI TSHIKALANGE A 16-year-old who allegedly took his brother's new Golf 7 for a spin at 200km/h, with five teenage passengers on board, has been...

Thuli Madonsela reiterates calls for extension of R350 grant

KYLE ZEEMAN Former public protector Thuli Madonsela is not giving up on the fight to extend the social relief of distress (SRD) grant. The R350 monthly...

KZN fishermen drown after hippo tips their raft

Police search and rescue teams have located the bodies of three fishermen who drowned after a hippo attacked and capsized their raft at Jozini...

World bests fall in Gqeberha

The quality fields made breaking world bests along the Friendly City’s beach front seem easier than pronouncing Gqeberha‚ with three men and two women...

Cele says ‘heads will roll’ if claims that Zandspruit cops failed...

Police minister‚ Bheki Cele has expressed concern over allegations that the Zandspruit community chose to take the law into their own hands and burn...

Phumzile van Damme resigns as DA MP

Outspoken DA member Phumzile van Damme has resigned as a MP. In a statement, she said she wrote to National Assembly speaker Thandi Modise on...

Government bridges the gap through poultry seminar

Government in partnership with the South African Poultry Farmer's and Supplier's Association hosted a virtual Poultry Masterclass Webinar series, an information sharing session on...

Education department suspends school contact sports

NALEDI SHANGE All contact sports in schools have been suspended with immediate effect from Wednesday. This is the word from the council of education ministers after...

SA records more than 3,000 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hour

For the first time in more than three months, more than 3,000 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in SA in 24 hours. Health minister Dr...

Exposing children to smoking is like suffocating them – child health...

SIPOKAZI FOKAZI A leading child health specialist has described the exposure of children to second-hand cigarette smoke and other electronic nicotine delivery devices, such as...

FORMER HEALTH MEC GOMBA AND PERSONS ACCUSED OF CORRUPTION RELATED TO...

Former Eastern Cape Health MEC, Sindiswa Gomba, and eleven others once again appeared briefly at the East London Regional Court on charges of corruption,...

Eastern Cape conjoined twin girls born joined at the head successfully...

A mother who was fearful after giving birth to rare conjoined twins nearly three months ago is overjoyed about being able to take them...

ANC tells Ace Magashule: Apologise or face disciplinary action

Ruling party to tell suspended secretary-general Ace Magashule to publicly apologise for the letter he wrote to party president Cyril Ramaphosa 'suspending' him without...

Mom ‘poisons herself and four of her six sons’ after row...

Police in Coligny are investigating four counts of murder and an inquest docket after a 38-year-old mother allegedly poisoned herself and four of her...

Show will take audiences ‘back in time’

The Dramatic Society of East London (Dramsoc) is going old school later this month when they host their new production, An Evening of Classics,...

BREAKING | ANC suspends membership of two senior Eastern Cape municipal...

The Eastern Cape ANC provincial disciplinary committee has suspended  the party membership of two senior OR Tambo district municipality politicians after they failed to...

Storm causes flooding in southern Cape and more rain is on...

A storm that made landfall in the southern Cape earlier on Wednesday has caused severe localised flooding in Struisbaai‚ Cape Agulhas and surrounding areas. The...