SABC deny Umhlobo Wenene bribery scandal

SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago has denied that the broadcaster is taking action against Umhlobo Wenene radio presenter Nomonde Vakalisa‚ after the gospel host was...

Disparity in area glaring

A nauseating stench fills the air as residents from one side of the street watch the other side receive service delivery in Haven Hills,...

East London to be renamed, and it’s likely to be Gompo

Port Elizabeth is history. The biggest metro in the province is now called Gqeberha. East London is next and metro residents are likely to awake...

McLaren Circus raises animal rights activists’ hackles

The McLaren Circus will be arriving in East London on December 20 to perform the latest iteration of their widely popular show. Families will no...

Couple turns around lives

Former prostitute, gangster hope to inspire youth with their books FORMER drug addict and prostitute Vera Qwesha, together with her former gangster husband, Sakhi Monona,...

BREAKING: BCM leaves Child Welfare powerless.

The Buffalo City Metro Municipality (BCMM) have turned off East London Child Welfare's electricity. Due to East London Child Welfare's financial struggles over the past...

Student causes a NSFAS after R14m ‘mistake’

By Jan Bornman A Walter Sisulu University student who accidentally received a R14 million payment on her student debit card will be liable after allegedly spending...

EC beauties in semifinal

Five community builders vying for Tammy Taylor Mrs SA crown Five beautiful Eastern Cape women have been chosen as semifinalists in the Tammy Taylor Mrs...

Beach liquor outlet plan raises ire in Port Alfred

An online petition to prevent the opening of a liquor outlet on Port Alfred’s popular West Beach has been signed by 1,400 people. The residents...

Link FM marks 20 years on air

Christian radio station ‘here to stay’ “LinkFM is a force to be reckoned with and is here to stay,” station manager Titch Wild said on...

Top SA women squash players share knowledge

THE Beacon Bay Country Club Squash team had the privilege of being coached by South Africa’s finest women squash players. South African women’s No1, Siyoli...

East London Fashion Walk to be bigger and better

Fashion show to re-launch as full operational fashion week Auditions for East London Fashion Walk took place at Hemingways Mall on Saturday. 50 models were...

Mrs Eastern Cape 2018 crowned

MODELS strutted their stuff at the Mrs Eastern Cape 2018 held at the Legends Showcase in Berea, East London yesterday. Winner: Kelly-Ann Gower. Runner Up: Unetsie...

Cambridge High matric dance walk in pics

Below are some of the stunning couples as they strutted their stuff into Cambridge High's matric dance at the weekend.

Brave fighter back on road to recovery

Despite living with severe health issues for most of her life, Charnelle Herbert, 17, is not letting her condition hold her back. This brave young...

Self-confessed druglord walks free after paying R1m fine

Eastern Cape mandrax druglord Livingstone Napoleon, 61, has evaded a 10-year prison sentence after entering into a plea agreement with the state to pay...

Greenpoint wins 2020 inter-schools debate challenge

Pupils argue mother-tongue teaching theme Schools from around East London participated in the fourth annual Inter- Schools Debating Competition at Buffalo City Tvet College last...

WATCH I Freezing cold in Komani  

  https://youtu.be/c3peXewcBBQ WATCH: Snow falling gently in Komani this morning     Video: SUPPLIED As snow fell during the early hours of Tuesday morning in Komani the minimum...

Owner disputes student relocation need

Hundreds of University of Fort Hare students have been hurriedly moved out of a building in central East London into other buildings – including...

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...

Masithethe course for lay counsellors

MASITHETHE Counselling Services are offering to train voluntary lay counsellors in their personal growth and counselling skills course from February 12 to 24 at...

Drug dealing case postponed – yet again

The drug dealing case of 29-year-old Neelan Naidoo was yet again postponed to February 27 by the East London Magistrate’s Court. Neelan NaidooNaidoo briefly appeared...

Parkside benefits from W4C ‘surf therapy’ and support

AWARD-WINNING organisation Waves for Change (W4C) proves that the ocean has magical healing powers. The organisation uses surfing as therapy to change and heal lives. Operating...

Cemeteries in BCM of serious concern

EL public demand answers on neglect THE East London public are outraged and are demanding answers from Buffalo City Metro (BCM) as to why the...

WATCH: Dr Malinga’s emotional musical tribute to Lundi and Sfiso

As friends and family prepare to honour gospel star Lundi Tyamara with a memorial service this afternoon‚ fellow musician Dr Malinga has dedicated a...

Liquor Board urges compliance with booze ban

The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) is urging traders to comply with new regulations forbidding the sale of alcohol, announced by president Cyril Ramaphosa...

Abandoned suburban mansions cause outrage

A bunch of suburban houses in Buffalo City Metro (BCM) have been abandoned by their owners and are falling into ruin. Five of the houses...

GM is leaving SA – what you need to know

General Motors (GM) has announced that it is quitting South Africa - but what does this mean for you? On Thursday morning the company released...

WATCH | NU3 family flees mob seeking justice

  A frightened Mdantsane family, fearing for their lives, was forced to flee their home on Saturday as the #JusticeForKamva protesters demanded that they vacate...

Controlled blasting on the N2 between Dutywa and Mthatha

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting is scheduled to take place between Dutywa...

Stutterheim a dismal disgrace

In the small town of Stutterheim, the poorest of the poor compete with pigs for scraps at the sprawling public dump. Weekly water and electricity...

Dead EC woman ‘gives birth’ in coffin

A rural community in the Eastern Cape is stunned and baffled after a dead woman gave birth inside a coffin. The bizarre “coffin birth” has...

Smaller East London construction firms crippled by pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has crippled the small to medium-sized building and construction firms in East London. And while level 4 lockdown allows for small...

General Motors is leaving South Africa

General Motors (GM) informed employees and unions on Thursday morning that it is quitting South Africa. Besides its light commercial vehicle manufacturing operations in Struandale‚...

Another EL taxi operator gunned down at home

A second East London taxi operator has been shot dead as rumours of a hit-list said to contain the names of Mdantsane East London...

Nate’s Car Sales makes a difference

  Giving back and adding value to the community are but a fraction of what Nathanael Padayachee does in his spare time. Backed by his entire...

OK Foods owner raises retail bar

Efstratiou vies for prestigious award THE OK Franchise Division (OKFD), a division of the Shoprite/Checkers Group, is paying tribute to and rewarding their members who...

Dire warnings as dam levels drop

Red lights flicker as drought continues to take its toll THE unrelenting drought and heat in the Eastern Cape has affected dams drastically, which has...

Nasal oxygen treatment instead of ventilators sees Covid-19 recoveries at hospital...

The Western Cape has shifted to using high-flow nasal oxygen treatment on Covid-19 patients after the first six patients placed on ventilators died at...

Child rushed to EL hospital after pitbull attack

An 11-year-old girl is in an East London hospital after she was mauled by a neighbour’s pitbull. Rekeisha-Lee Barnes was playing with friends on Thursday...

Murdered Mdantsane women identified

Two Mdantsane families have come forward to identify the bodies of two women recovered at the bottom of a cliff in Mdantsane last week. The...

Gospel singer Nolitha Langa dies

The Eastern Cape gospel music fraternity is mourning the death of one of the province’s singers, Nolitha Langa. The 51-year-old singer passed away at Cecilia...

8 years jail for sex predator Neil le Roux

Teacher, rapist and sex predator, Neil le Roux, 67, is going to jail for at least eight years and can only appeal his sentence,...

Sigh of relief for Breidbach

Pensioners rejoice in grant pay THE monthly payment of social grants this month brought a real sense of relief among pensioners at the Breidbach community...

GALLERY: Carnival at Hudson Park Primary School entertains locals

  It was a big turn out at the annual Hudson Park Primary Carnival on Saturday, pupils, staff members and their family members had a...

Welcome stationery donation brings joy

THE Grade 5C class at New Generation Primary School got a very welcome surprise when they were visited by PnA mascot Penny recently. Penny, accompanied...

Penny Heyns salutes Clarendon milestone

Clarendon High School celebrated its 115th anniversary during the Founder's Day celebrations held at the school on Friday, with special guest Penny Heyns in...

BCM water woes continue

Dam levels across province have dropped even further as what is being called the most persistent drought since 2015 and one of the worst...

No seat of learning

Parkside Grade Rs forced to sit on bricks PARKSIDE Primary School’s Grade R pupils have been using bricks, crates, benches and 20-litre buckets as seats,...