TS Galaxy sign EL duo: Centre of Excellence teenagers given chance...

Two 17-year-old football proteges from the youth development football structure of East London Central Local Football Association Centre of Excellence FC, Lakhan Gqango and...

Matrics make history: Merrifield class of ‘23 achieves 100% pass rate

The city was abuzz last week celebrating the outstanding performances of the matric class of 2023 and Merrifield College deputy principal Bridget Fielding said...

STEM subjects take off at Parkside Primary

At the end of last year, Parkside Primary School (PPS) earned recognition at the Eastern Cape Gambling Board’s (ECGB) annual corporate investment awards for...

Matriculant who died in December obtained five distinctions

A pupil from St Benedict’s college in Bedfordview‚ Ekurhuleni‚ who died before seeing his matric results‚ obtained five distinctions. The school said it was mourning...

Impressive 98.46% pass rate for IEB matric class of 2023

Private school pupils who wrote the National Senior Certificate (NSC) through the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) achieved a 98.46% pass rate in the 2023...

Despite some cheats and poor printing‚ Umalusi approves release of 2023...

Poor print quality on some exam papers and alleged cheating by hundreds of pupils marred the 2023 matric examinations. Despite this‚ the executive council of...

Ulwazi High School starts new year early

ANELISA GUSHA For more than a decade, Ulwazi High School has maintained a 100% matric pass rate, and the school is determined to continue this...

Young science boff off to China

  Kiyara Swartbooi, a young innovator from Port Rex Technical High School is set to represent SA at both the Eskom Expo International Science Fair...

Local schools score among top in SA

Buffalo City schools featured in the top 25% of 210 schools in the country in the Top Boys Sports Schools for 2023. SA Schools Sports...

Selborne Rowing Club to relocate to Nahoon Dam

Last year, Selborne College Rowing Club (SCRC) celebrated 100 years of rowing on the Buffalo River. However, the club has broken with tradition and will...

Principal who ‘stopped pupils from writing matric exams’ suspended

The Eastern Cape education department has confirmed the suspension of a principal who allegedly instructed seven pupils to sit out the matric exams as...

Clarendon aquatic centre honours icon

After a year of construction, Clarendon Schools has opened the doors to its new aquatic centre, named in honour of Joan Harrison Breetzke and...

Dream gig for smooth-talking Selborne pupil

WRITTEN BY BOMIKAZI MDIYA With a talent for smooth talking that has won the hearts of many, Selborne College grade 11 pupil Xhanti Pakamile was...

Parents irate over entry level test to do isiXhosa

Parents of pupils at Cambridge Primary School are outraged by the school’s decision to implement a test to determine whether pupils can qualify to...

Distinctions for Abbotsford ballerinas

  Six Abbotsford Christian School girls have achieved excellent results in their ballet exams with the Royal Academy of Dance. Lubuko Somhlalo, Hlelo Mntonintshi, Mary Bolarinwa,...

Local swimmer wins gold, helps SA secure second place in BRICS...

Matthew Pretorius, a talented grade 10 pupil at Stirling High School, recently had the honour of representing SA at the 2023 BRICS Games, a...

Merrifield pupil excels in national maths contest

Merrifield grade 5 pupil, Hugo Böhner surprised, not only his teachers and peers, but also himself, when he was awarded the runner-up certificate and...

Border U19 boys shine at IPT, after five-year absence, team returns...

The Border Under 19 boys soccer team claimed a commendable fourth-place finish at the 2023 Interprovincial Tournament from October 3-6, despite having only returned...

Teenage poets claim top two places in writers’ contest

Three talented writers have been announced as the winners of the Vrij and Karuna Harry Young Writers’ Competition. Holly Webb from Merrifield College won the...

Clarendon pupil represents SA in surf rescue champs

Kerry Elliot, a Clarendon High School for Girls pupil and lifesaver for EL Surf Club, kicked off the 2023 lifesaving season by representing SA...

Growing number of children in Buffalo City diagnosed early with type...

Buffalo City has witnessed a growing number of children being diagnosed early with type 1 diabetes, which has prompted local healthcare providers, community organisations,...

Runners brave storm to raise money

Gale-force winds and icy rain were no match for the ClaraSel200 runners, who braved storms and weather warnings to raise funds for a new...

Future Springboks flying Border flag high at U12 level

The southern region U12 provincial tournament took place in Riversdale over the weekend, where the A and B sides played rugby against Boland, Western...

EL majorettes crowned two-time world champs

Three East London majorettes recently traveled to Croatia to represent the country the country and returned with excellent results. Onwabe Mbanjwa, Ilke de Lange, and...

Border hockey embarks on fight to remain in A-section next year

This season has been exceptional for Border hockey with the promotion of teams to the interprovincial tournament (IPT) A-section for 2024 but staying there...

Outstanding figures for young Stirling spinner

  With Kristian Warburton having an outstanding match with the ball, Stirling High School’s first cricket team reserved their best performance at the Pearson High...

Concert for ELFEST art, drama prize winners

The Buffalo City Creative Arts Eisteddfod held a special awards event for the drama prize winners at the Guild Theatre on Monday evening. The ELFEST...

Campaign to get birth certificates for Duncan Village’s vulnerable children

Without birth certificates, children in East London’s Duncan Village live without a sense of belonging. To counter the problem, University of Fort Hare student, Tracy...

Buffalo City debaters reclaim top spot in national competition

The Eastern Cape has emerged as the winners of the third Safer SA Foundation’s annual national debating championship dubbed #Youth4SaferSouthAfricaDebate, held on September 9-10...

EL majorettes prepare for world champs

Four East London girls have made it into the official SA national majorettes team that will be traveling to Croatia for the MWF World...

Five EL gymnasts included in EC squad for Gym Games

As the nation eagerly anticipates the return of Gymnastics SA’s annual extravaganza, Gym Games, the spotlight is firmly fixed on the Eastern Cape’s promising...

Young fencers off to national champs

Fencing as a sport has grown over the last few years, with children as young as seven taking part and representing the province at...

SA darts team claim gold in Zambia

The East London Darts Association is celebrating a resounding victory after a team of four 16-year-old boys competed at the eighth Bi-Annual African Union...

Stirling pupil reaches national baking competition final

Stirling High School grade 11 pupil Mia van Staden is heading off to the national round of the National Tourism Careers Expo baking competition...

Clarendon High marks 120 years of sisterhood

Clarendon High School for Girls recently had their founders’ day where they celebrated their 120th anniversary on Friday August 4. The special celebration was attended...

Pupils use sport to raise money

Selborne College grade 10 and 11 pupils are once again working on their life orientation campaign projects. Each campaign consists of five pupils who choose...

Gogo’s tricks and tips to get kids reading

Hello! It’s me, Gogo — Yizani Sifunde’s reading granny. Sharing stories is as natural to human beings as eating and sleeping! Making time to tell...

Border’s Zangqa picked as SA Schools A coach

Craven Week concluded its 59th run from July 3-8 in George with the selection of Border’s Lwazi Zangqa to position of head coach for...

Pupils raise thousands to assist turtles

Five friends from Stirling High School went to the East London Aquarium to celebrate a birthday and left vowing to raise funds for washed-up...

Youngster with bright racing future ahead

The GO!&Express caught up with nine-year-old Chaytin Collins from Hudson Park Primary School, the youngest entrant and winner of the Junior B division for...

Chess champ honoured to represent country

The GO!&Express caught up with grade 10 pupil Megan Dove from Clarendon Girls High School who competed in the FIDE World Chess Championships in...

Hudson Park pupils meet musical idol

The sheer power of social media was on full display recently when a video of Hudson Park Primary School pupils singing Lloyd Cele’s chart-topping...

Izibalo scoops top Inspiration Awards prize

The ninth annual Inspiration Awards took place in East London on Friday June 9 and Izibalo, a science, technology and mathematics improvement initiative won...

Port Rex and MIWA host exhilarating competition

In honour of Youth Day, the Motor Industry Workshops Association of SA (MIWA) Eastern Cape hosted their second Motor Mech show at Port Rex...

Young chess prodigy makes right moves at world champs

Clarendon Girls Primary School grade 6 pupil, Viha Beecum recently returned from an exciting trip to Batumi, Georgia, where she represented SA in the...

Cambridge pupil selected for Border U18

Cambridge High School first XV rugby captain, Lukhanyo Makeleni has been selected for the Border U18 Academy Week squad. The Go! & Express caught...

Eastern Cape Liquor Board issues stern warning against ‘pens down’ parties

The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) has issued a stern warning to matric pupils planning “pens down” parties as June examinations draw to a...

Hudson Park musicians hit all the right notes

Hudson Park High School recently took part in the 2023 Port Rex Lion Eisteddfod, under the direction of teachers Wesley Wong, Lisa Wong, Hayley...

Hudson Park MMA fighters win medals

The GO!&Express caught up with Asange Belu and Sean Swart from Hudson Park High School who participated in the MMA (mixed martial arts) SA...

Multipurpose centre honours teaching duo

  As part of their 69th Founder’s Day celebrations, Stirling Primary School opened their new multipurpose arena, the Dell, named in honour of teachers Miles...