Moosa’s comedy show set for Guild

THEY say, “Life begins at 40”. Riaad Moosa invites the audience along to his brand new one-man show, Life Begins, to join him in...

Fans mourn passing of Prumes’ ‘hit-maker’ Ricketts

COLIN Ricketts – better known as “Little Colin” – and famous for his role as vocalist in popular 1970’s band The Prumes – has...

Umtiza Festival set to wow

The fourth annual Umtiza Arts Festival will take place once again at Guild Theatre and other venues around East London from May 31 to...

SA’s misery is at an all-time high

Twenty Plenty is how the new year 2020 was initially greeted. But hopes of a “Happy new decade” were swiftly crushed. In January 2020, SA...

Government drops set-top boxes in latest digital migration flip-flop

R10bn and many years later‚ government is stopping the procurement of set-top boxes meant to facilitate the switch from analogue to digital TV broadcasting‚...

Dog therapy for the little ones

  Canaan Care Centre will soon have a new staff member who will be bringing along a different set of techniques to help care for...

Region eyed for small harbours: Chinese funding involved

Plans for small harbours for Port St Johns and Gonubie have been packaged into national projects which will be presented to investors in coming...

Masked protesters frighten NMU students

Armed with bricks, a group of masked students spent most of Tuesday morning chasing Nelson Mandela University (NMU) students from lectures and setting off fire alarms. Similar...

Alcohol ‘not an essential service’, says Ramaphosa

By Matthew Savides President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphatically denied a request from the Gauteng Liquor Forum to ease the restrictions on the sale of alcohol...

Corruption accused Bongani Bongo to step aside as MP and NEC...

ANC MP Bongani Bongo will take a leave of absence from his position in parliament and the ANC national executive committee (NEC) ahead of...

Start arms deal trial next week‚ Jacob Zuma challenges NPA

Former president Jacob Zuma on Tuesday expressed his disappointment at yet another postponement of the case involving him and French arms manufacturer Thales at...

Frail care needs assistance

Gonubie-based Ebenezer Frail Care Home is asking for help from the community as they are facing challenges with maintaining the facility and residents. “I...

Lovedale College continues to bar 13 student leaders despite having reopened...

Thirteen student leaders from Lovedale TVET college remain barred from campus and academic life even though the rest of the student body is in class...

Pupils debate EC Sopa

The annual State of the Province Address (Sopa) Schools’ Debating Competition took place at the East London Convention Centre (ELICC) on Saturday, tackling where...

Nite Series third stage on Friday

The third stage of the NITE RUN: Runners geared for the race at the previous Out the Green Box Nite Series earlier this year...

Google Maps set to warn drivers about roadblocks, speed cameras

  Google Maps is introducing a feature that will alert drivers to roadblocks and speed cameras. The feature will be rolled out in 40 countries, including...

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...

Eastern Cape woman, 65, bites off tongue of would-be rape accused

An alleged would-be rapist got more than what he bargained for when his victim bit off his tongue while he was allegedly trying to...

Spreading warm rays of hope

Rising Sun Foundation held its first motivational seminar at Vulamzibuko Secondary School in Mdantsane on Wednesday. Rising Sun chairperson, Loren Flanagan said the main purpose...

SASSA apologises, assures social grant beneficiaries will be paid in full

The Acting CEO of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), Mr Abraham Mahlangu, has noted the challenges experienced by grants beneficiaries during the...

FULL STORY: BCM name changes on track

By Mamela Gowa Buffalo City Metro is forging ahead with its plans to change geographical names throughout the metro. Thirty-five names were put before council last week...

Pame bags first SAMA award

DUNCAN VILLAGE’S very own Siseko Pame walked away with the Best Contemporary Adult Album award for his album Ilanga (The Sun) at the 24th...

SA men are sexually abused too, but stigmas stop them from...

Following TimesLIVE's publication of a story in which a 30-year-old KwaZulu-Natal woman was handed a life sentence for raping her 10-year-old cousin, a string...

Winners announced at 2020 Vodacom Journalist of the year awards

The national winners of the 19th Vodacom Journalist of the Year (VJOY) awards have been announced, with amaBhungane’s Susan Comrie and eNCA’s Dasen Thathiah...

East London’s hidden treasures photographic competition: week 4

The GO! & Express, in conjunction with Marlene Neumann and Harry’s Printers present the “East London Hidden Treasures” photographic competition. entrants stand a chance...

Car seat gifts give Frere moms a lift

Ten new mothers at Frere Hospital received free car seats for their children, courtesy of the Road Accident Fund. New mom Busiswa Qingana said she...

Help keep the elderly warmer this winter

IF YOU would like to do your bit to help the elderly this winter, join Easy Life Kitchens (ELK) together with Wild Coast FM in...

MK veterans protest over benefits

By LOYISO SIDIMBA The failure to issue service certificates to recognise former members of the erstwhile self-defence units (SDUs) has angered many of them who have...

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...

Xhosa community asks court to confirm they have no chief

The Amahlathi Cri­sis Com­mit­tee‚ rep­re­sent­ing eight vil­lages near King William’s Town‚ will ask the Bhisho High Court on Tuesday to set aside the deci­sion...

Premier Masualle’s mother dies

The mother of the Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle passed away last night at an East London hospital following a long illness. Eastern Cap Premier...

SA Covid-19 cases soar to 3,158

In a statement issued by health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize on Sunday evening, confirmed positive COVID-19 cases have risen to 3,158. Mkhize reported two...

Public warned of shark-infested waters along the Port Alfred coastline

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has urged the public to be cautious along the Port Alfred shoreline. On Friday, NSRI spokesperson Craig Lambinon said...

Drowning at Morgan Bay

According to Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, at 12h50, Sunday, 21st January, NSRI East London were alerted to reports of a drowning in...

Young talents shine at Imbizo

BUFFALO City Tvet College was packed with young talent from East London and the surrounding areas hoping to showcase their talent at the second...

Bronze statue of legendary snake charmer for sale

‘Never Die’ got his name in 1920s from being regularly bitten by venomous creatures during displays in harbour ‘He was entirely immune against venom’ A STATUE...

The Eastern Cape’s Covid-19 breakdown and coronavirus hotspots

The Eastern Cape health department on Monday morning released the provincial Covid-19 breakdown, by district, with the latest provincial coronavirus figures. On Sunday night the...

Firefighters speak out on shambles

Sister newspaper Daily Dispatch spoke to various firefighters, officials and politicians about the state of fire stations in both King Sabata Dalindyebo municipality and...

Momberg appeal bid ‘fatally defective’‚ should be dismissed – State

By Karyn Maughan Vicki Momberg’s prosecutor says her bid to appeal her conviction and sentence is “fatally defective” and should be dismissed. State advocate Yusuf Baba says...

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...

Youth service day to upskill job-seekers

Bumb’ingomso, powered by Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, held a Youth Service Day in collaboration with the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality and Central Public Library...

Car flies 15m, then lands below bridge

  A late afternoon driving lesson took a turn for the worst when a learner driver mistakenly stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake,...

‘SAA must be placed under business rescue to protect taxpayer money’

An application for the business rescue of South African Airways will be brought by Solidarity, as part of a tax protest campaign it is...

Scores of Sassa beneficiaries in the dark about their R350 grant...

Four months after the Covid-19 social relief of distress (SRD) grant for unemployed individuals was announced, scores of people have still not received their...

Government wage bill reduction an “eleventh hour negotiation” – unions

By KGOTHATSO MADISA The state reached out to the public sector unions at the eleventh hour on Tuesday to renegotiate salary increases in an attempt...

Premier Zille makes a splash about KZN entity’s involvement in CT...

A half-billion rand desalination plant‚ which is expected to provide a lifeline to water-strapped Cape Town‚ is yet to be given the green light. Controversy...

WSU Art students to wow audiences at Grahamstown Festival

WALTER  Sisulu University (WSU) Fine Arts students’s  artworks are set to bring a new exciting feel to the   about an exciting new look at...

Meeting could decide future make-up of Cricket SA

Cricket South Africa’s board and its member’s council will be engaged in a meeting on Saturday that for all intents and purposes could decide...

Cash-strapped SABC unable to pay all its bills

The SABC continues to sink deeper into financial crisis and is now unable to pay some of its service providers and producers. The crisis has...

Vendors open hearts and stalls

Local Vendors opened their stalls to the public at the Mzantsi Market Fundraiser Festival held in Gonubie recently. The one-day festival was filled with alternative...