Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Clarendon does well at the squash tourney

WELL DONE: Clarendon High School pupils participated in the national inter-provincial squash tournament in Johannesburg recently. The Border Under 14 Squash team consisted of...

Vincent Mall shoppers donate sanitary pads to keep a girl in...

EVERY month, Dinika Rooy, 29, goes the extra mile to keep girls in school by donating sanitary pads to various BCM primary schools, as...

Dewar shines at the national hockey tourney

HOCKEY STAR: Selborne College pupil, Matt Dewar, was awarded the Colin Bartle Trophy as the Player of the Tournament at the South African Schools...

Grand prize for EC’s golden-voiced teen

The golden-voiced Grade 11 pupil, 17, won the grand prize of the 2018 ABC Motsepe South Africa School Choir Eisteddfod (SASCE) National Championships in...

Gonubie Primary to perform at International Marimba

MARIMBA MAGIC: Gonubie Primary School's Major Marimba musicians performed a toe-tapping set at the ICC in East London recently. The band will be taking...

EL pupil to grace the stage in USA

Clarendon High School pupil,Okuhle Mpepo, has been selected to showcase her talented acting skills in United States of America. For the full story, read...

Selborne gets starring role for Craven

The Border Craven and Academy Week teams have entered their final week of preparation ahead of their respective national weeks, which get under way...

Clarendon girls donate to charity

SHARING IS CARING: Clarendon High School girls were asked to give before they went on holiday. The girls made sandwiches which were donated to...

Beware of fake matric certificate websites‚ Umalusi warns

Education quality control council Umalusi has issued a stern warning to websites peddling fake matric certificates‚ saying that the administrators would face criminal prosecution. Umalusi...

Silver medals for Cambridge High School’s U15

  DREAM TEAM: Cambridge High School's under-15 team proudly display their silver medals which they received at the recent Eastern Cape Netball Champions. They also...

Bulelani wins Rhino Race

Rhino Race Champion: Bulelani Mgubo from Postdam won the 8km men's race during the Ashmel Superspar 8km and 5km Rhino Run that took place...

Dream Alive Foundation to empower youth

DREAM Alive Foundation is a newly found organisation that was established in April, by East London and King Williams Town students, with an aim...

‘Help us find best ways to deal with teenage pregnancy’

Department of Education to make submissions on prevention of teenage pregnancy in schools.  Image: Esa Alexande The Department of Basic Education has extended the deadline for written...

Creche where baby died not registered

The Mzamomhle creche where an eight-month-old baby died last week was not registered with the relevant authority. The department of social development is now assisting...

EL SAPS K9 visit to Peter Pan

Excited five-year-olds at Stirling Primary’s Peter Pan Pre-School gathered on the playground for a demonstration from the SAPS East London K9 Unit on Thursday....

Selborne wins both matches against Stirling

GOOD PLAY: Selborne's Thomas Bursey clears the ball quickly from the base of a scrum. Selborne had a very successful weekend against Stirling, emerging...

Bringing sport to people of Mdantsane

MDANTSANE non-profit organisation, Project Khulisanani, is bringing sport to the people. The NPO celebrated Youth Day by staging the Ezase Kasi Street Festival at the...

Dale lauds Dyantyi

DALE College has applauded the achievements of its  former Old Boy Aphiwe Dyantyi,  who is fast making a name for himself, has made a...

Shooting in primary school leaves one dead

The Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDoE) MEC, Mandla Makupula, has sent his condolences following the passing of a Voorpos Primary School Governing Body...

Police, community unite for sports against crime tournament

IN an effort to curtail crime, Mdantsane and Bluewater police members partnered with the local community police forum (CPF) and other stakeholders to organise...

Methodist Church celebrates youth

WESLEY GUILD of the Trinity Methodist Church, Circuit 313, took the time this weekend to reflect back and commemorate the youth of June 16...

Surfers on a path to support youth

REGARDLESS of the weather conditions, if you go down to the Chintsa Beach, you will see a group of about 20 surfers every Saturday...

Heavy schoolbags a potential health risk

“WOULD you like to be a schoolboy again?” asks South African band Asylum Kids in their 1981 song Schoolboy. “No! No! No!” comes the...

Hudson Park pupil off to Germany

Hudson Park High School pupil Adriaan Jordaan will represent the Eastern Cape as an exchange student in Germany for a month after he came...

Special needs crisis deepens

Hundreds of special needs children at three schools in Buffalo City Metro are spending as little as three hours at school because of a...

Boost for Chintsa school

AFRICAN Angels Independent School received a donation of R10000 from life insurance company MiWayLife recently, as part of its the #MiFuture Campaign. The Chintsa East-based...

Stirling Primary sing their way to the finals

TV STARS: Stirling Primary School choir recently took part in Kyknet's televised singing competition 'Sing in Harmonie' in Grahamstown. The pupils won their round...

Grens pupils enjoy the carnival

STEPPING OUT: Grens Laerskool recently held their carnival and the little ones from Grensies Petite Daycare also took part. Abigail Coetzee and Cara Dürr,left,...

School reaches out to needy children

IN their pursuit to help others, Kusile Comprehensive School pupils and teachers recently donated knitted sweaters to children in two orphanages in their community...

Lukho selected to represent South African Junior Clubs

AFTER his sterling performance at the national rowing champs in Pretoria, grade 9 pupil Lukho Mbongisa, 17, of John Bisseker High School was selected...

School pupils help out charity foundation

DREAM SUPPORTERS: Pupils and staff of Selborne Primary, Clarendon Prep and Clarendon Primary hand over a cheque of R52 371 to Reach for Dream...

Fort Hare University exams postponed due to wage strike

The University of Fort Hare was left with no option but to postpone the remaining exams due to the ongoing wage-negotiations strike by unionised...

Teeing off for a good cause

GEORGE Randell Primary School held its fourth annual golf day on a chilly Saturday morning at the West Bank Golf Club. Proceeds from the...

Bread tags help to buy wheelchair

  THE eighth PNA wheelchair handover took place on Tuesday, with beneficiary and Parklands Special School pupil, Lindokuhle Mtshayeni, receiving a brand new wheelchair sponsored...

Teams off to nationals

THE second annual Eastern Cape Majorettes and Cheerleading Association’s (ECMA) provincial championship took place on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Gonubie Primary School. Parents and...

Eaglets take to the beach

Children from Hudson Park Eaglets, together with family members and teachers, enjoyed their annual Big Walk along the shoreline at Nahoon Beach in beautiful...

ELfest school artwork on show

The 17th annual ELfest is underway at the Belgravia Arts Centre, showcasing various forms of artwork from learners in East London schools. Well over 900 pieces...

Majorettes teams off to Nationals

THE second annual Eastern Cape Majorettes and Cheerleading Association’s (ECMA) Provincial Championship took place on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Gonubie Primary School. For...

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...

Catch Projects team scores goal posts

IQ ACADEMY donated soccer goal posts to the U11 soccer team ODF Catch Projects’s U11 soccer team in Gonubie on last week Wednesday last...

John Bisseker girls explore future careers

Rotary Club of Arcadia took it upon itself to convene the annual ‘Cell C Take a Girl Child To a Work Day’. About 135...

Lilyfontein celebrate 113 years

LILYFONTEIN School held its annual Founder's Day on Friday at its premises among a throng of pupils present and past, to celebrate 113 years...

Walter Sisulu University faces ‘total shutdown’ over wages

Walter Sisulu University is facing total shutdown across all campuses from Wednesday. WSU teaching staff and workers are involved in a stand-off over wages with...

iQ Academy hands over soccer goal posts

GIVING BACK :iQ Academy in partnership with Level Grounding Training Solutions donated soccer goal posts to Catch Projects on Thursday Pictures: SIVENATHI GOSA

‘We are proud of Xhosa tradition’ – Naked school choir uproar

Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle has assigned Education MEC Mandla Makupula to investigate nudity on stage during a school choir competition. A video showing choristers...

Schools forge friendship

STUDENTS Rule Movement, an organisation that offers mentoring and life-skills programmes for academics residing in underprivileged communities, was recently the recipient of a given...

Liquor board campaign in schools

IN A bid to curb underage drinking in schools, the Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) is visiting schools in the Buffalo City Metro in...

Tour de Force is here again

THE fourth Aannual Tour de Force mountain bike race and French mMarket will take place at 3 Silos on Sunday June 3. The event will...

Celebrating International Family Day

BRINGING THEM TOGETHER: Families South Africa (Famsa) celebrated International Family Day by hosting a family picnic on Saturday at Southernwood Primary School. They invited...

NAF nod for drama society

UNIVERSITY of Fort Hare (UFH) drama society performed their play Isandi seGubu (The Sound of a Drum) recently at their East London campus. in...