Three years of woolly wonders for 67 Blankets

EAST London’s branch of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela celebrated their third birthday at the weekend with a knit-a-thon at Amalinda Nursery. 67 Blankets ambassador...

Two EC motorists burnt beyond recognition in N2 collision

Two motorists were burnt beyond recognition when their vehicles collided on the N2 near Chintsa this morning. The N2 road remains closed because investigators from...

Amathole municipality declared drought disaster area

As severe drought continues to grip large parts of the Eastern Cape province posing a catastrophic threat to food security and animals, Amathole District...

School shoes worth R200k to help needy

TWO of East London’s landmark shopping centres have come together as part of a national campaign to give school shoes to underprivileged children. Mdantsane City...

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...
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Gerrie Nel career as a prosecutor was going nowhere – Agliotti

Glenn Agliotti — who was pivotal in Gerrie Nel’s successful corruption prosecution of disgraced former police commissioner Jackie Selebi — says it’s the “Bull...

Kyle’s hopes are high for Ironman 70.3

Buckingham all set for Sunday’s event THE time for Standard Bank Ironman 70.3 has finally arrived. On Sunday, athletes from around the world will compete...

Laser Challenge an eye-opener

Runners raise awareness about revolutionary surgical procedure       THE East London Eye Hospital Laser Challenge was a huge success and saw athletes from various clubs participate...

Do your bit for charity in ‘Survive the Race’

IF YOU have ever wanted to know what it is like to take part in some of the world’s best game shows, you can...

Eastern Cape Music Awards to rock fans

THE new date for the Eastern Cape Music Awards has finally been announced after the event was postponed twice last year. The new date is...

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...

Gospel star Lundi Tyamara has died

It has been confirmed that Lundi Tyamara has died. After a long battle with stomach TB and liver complications award-winning gospel star Lundi Tyamara has...

Auditions for EL-produced short series

IF YOU think you have the ability to make magic in front of the camera, here is your chance to audition for Umafungwashe –...

Gift of movement for Rose

  THE Sweethearts Foundation together with Premier FMCG gave Rose Matroos the “gift of movement” when they donated a wheelchair to the double amputee. Premier FMCG...

Special needs daycare centre robbed

A daycare centre which caters for children with special needs in Cambridge was robbed by five men during the early hours of yesterday morning.   Hands...

Our hero of hope

Cancer survivor, Leonie  chosen for elite group EAST Londoner  Leonie Harry has been selected by the American Cancer Society to be a Global Relay for Life...

Urgent plea for help to care for babies

Centre struggling as more children brought in UTHIXO Ulungile Ministries in Stoney Drift is desperately looking for donations for their baby centre. The centre normally cares...

I will accept third term – Masualle

Eastern Cape premier and ANC provincial chairman Phumulo Masualle said he would be willing to undertake a third term as party head should branches...

FNB embroiled in a fresh scandal

Under fire First National Bank is embroiled in yet another scandal after a case was opened against a senior employee who allegedly leaked confidential...

700 pupils still to place

Only a handful of more than 700 displaced pupils have been accommodated by government schools over the past two weeks since the 2017 academic...

Caregiver who assaulted elderly woman found guilty

Former Lily Kirchmann caregiver Ncediswa Mkenkcele has been found guilty on all five counts relating to the horrific beating of 84-year-old Hope Shepherd. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLIpPLOywVI?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&start=18&wmode=transparent]  The...

‘Fees cannot fall’

Professor Derrick Swartz addressing first year students and parents during a welcoming ceremony at Indoor Sport Centre on South Campus  Picture: NOMAZIMA NKOSINMMU vice-chancellor...

Nature reserve ‘dog-eating’ case withdrawn

Charges against Tyityaba nature reserve manager Karl Krull and his co-accused, Siza Masentile, have been withdrawn. IN COURT: Tyityaba nature reserve manager Karl Krull and...

Caged woman, family speak

The family of the pregnant Linda Steenkamp, who made headlines last week when a picture of her inside a cage on the back of...

Tarryn African Queen of hearts

Winner’s Miss Teen initiative will change lives EAST London-born Tarryn Ogle walked away with the prestigious Mrs African Queen title at the gala event in...

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...

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...

Nurses protest over empty job promises

      MORE than 100 Eastern Cape College nursing graduates marched outside the provincial health department in Bhisho on Monday, demanding immediate employment. The graduates were adamant...

Feeling blessed to be CHOSEN

    CHOSEN – “The cool kids of Gospel” is a popular hip gospel band from East London that is starting to make a name for...

Baby centre hit again

More gates are stolen from struggling facility SALEM Baby Care Centre did not start the year on a very high note, as their main and...

Name overlap creates headache for Gonubie church

Deon Botha, an elder at the East London Spirit & Life Church, which bears a similar name to one run by “miracle” weight-loss pastor...

IN THE GO TOMORROW…

Salem Baby Care Centre was robbed. Not once but three times. Read all about it in tomorrow's paper.

TVET colleges headed for total shutdown

The country’s 50 Technical and Vocational Education and Training colleges are headed for a total shutdown this week‚ with students saying the time for...

Minister Dlamini hands over preschool to Ducats

Children in the rural area of Ducats, outside East London, received a new preschool building structure Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini opens Siyakha Day Care...

Busy year of whale, dolphin strandings

Principal scientist at the East London Museum, Kevin Cole is the go-to person when dolphins and whales are found beached or stranded along the...

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...

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...

Young maths boffs helping needy peers

    “IT BEGINS with a desire”. These are the words from the founders of Omega Junior, a community organisation that aims to create a sense...

King Lions spread joy

Club works hard to bring holiday cheer   THE sweat of hard work, dedication and commitment paid off for the King Lions Club after a large...

Angry residents oppose bail

THE quiet environment at the King William’s Town Magistrate’s Court turned into chaos last week as frustrated family and community members staged a protest...

Hours became a life of gratitude

45 years later for transplant patient “I WAS told I only have a few hours to live,” said Jean Andrew, the world’s longest surviving kidney...

Help to reach out to children

FOR the second year, Bible Centred Ministries (BCM) International is hosting a three-day Children’s Ministry Conference later this month at the City Life Church...

IN TOMORROW’S PAPER…

Pat Govender through Bible Centred Ministries is inviting people to a three day Children's Ministry Conference later this month.  

IN TOMORROW’S PAPER…

READ about Jean Andrew who 45 years ago was told by doctors she only had a few hours to live.

Strong rip currents warning

FULL MOON SPRING TIDE - STRONG RIP CURRENTS SAFETY WARNING: This months Full Moon is on Thursday, 12th January.This means that the twice monthly Spring...

Mall’s thriving gogo project now a NGO

WHAT started out as a pensioners’ loyalty programme at an East London mall two years ago has turned into a fully fledged community project...

Kurt Darren ready to rock Hemingways

COME see Kurt Darren live as he performs hits from his latest album Sal jy met My Dans? at Hemingways on December 18 at...

Where there is smoke, there is a fire Most BCM fire...

IT WILL cost Buffalo City Metro approximately R400 000 to repair a broken fire engine that was damaged by a BCM official when a...

GTC drive to revive SA motorsport

THE Global Touring Cars (GTC) will be the highlight at the 2016 Border 100 on December 3. It is generally acknowledged that East London is...

Nurse goes extra mile for five-month-old girl

‘I am truly happy with her service and I hope people from different professions will learn from this’ AN EAST London woman says she has...