Tuesday, June 27, 2017
King William's Town

King William's Town

Support World Elder Abuse Awaress Day march

THE Breidbach Senior Citizens Club has called on the entire community to support their planned march against all forms of abuse in Breidbach tomorrow...

Tauriq dances his way to top

A YOUNG King William’s Town dancer’s passion for dancing and his dream of becoming a superstar has received a major boost. Grade 8 Breidbach Secondary...

Lions chase away the cold

Clothes to warm Breidbach CHRISTMAS came early and unexpected for a group of needy people in Breidbach with a donation of clothing bringing smiles last...

KHS player a rising star

Kingsridge High School (KHS) pupil Siphesihle Ngculu was named the most promising netball player at the National All Girl's Festival in Pretoria last month....

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...

Big day at work for Jongile Nompondo girls

AS PART of the  Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day campaign, the Eastern Cape office of the public protector in Bhisho...

High flying netball

Hoërskool De Vos Malan, on the occasion of their 91st anniversary, hosted Port Rex at their sports grounds in King William’s Town over the...

Tensions boil over in King areas

Residents protest over lack of housing, service delivery RESIDENTS are demanding housing while also complaining about the blocking of their electricity and poor service delivery...

King girls ‘playing’ towards netball league

THE King William’s Town girls’ teams gathered at the Victoria Grounds to take each other on in netball matches last Saturday. The matches were held...

Praise for sports admin course

A TRAINING course in sports administration arranged by the Eastern Cape Provincial Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture (DSRAC) sport administrators was well...

King’s fairy godmother of weddings

IT WAS all glitz and glamour at the Jesus the Answer Ministries in Cambridge Street when Vuyiswa Jennifer Maxengana launched her long-time dream. Queens Bridal...

Fighting the drug scourge

Workshop equips participants to help communities COMMUNITY ambassadors from various areas in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality recently attended a five-day workshop to equip themselves in...

Kingsridge win Border Inland tourney

KINGSRIDGE had another successful outing when they won the Border Inland tournament in the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge for the second time...

Big grave clean-up

Breidbach Cemetery makeover begins after municipality intervenes THE Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCMM) has heeded the outcry and pleas of residents and the South African...

Come along to King show for the laughs

TICKETS are selling fast for the much-anticipated Tsepiso and Friends Comedy Night that will be held at the King Club in King Williams Town...

Promoting unity through football

YOUTH of King William’s Town and surrounding areas recently took part in a soccer event at Zwelitsha Stadium with more than 200 fans attending...

Game on for indigenous festival

Breidbach games workshop held BUFFALO City Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture (DSRAC) hosted a successful indigenous games practical workshop in Breidbach last week. According...

Dashing couple at Kingsridge dance

Danielle Anthony and Sean Smith attended the Kingsridge High School matric dance recently. They looked stunning and had loads of fun at the event...

Music to their ears

The Tshatshu Primary School Intermediate Choir scooped the winning floating trophy after competing with Zwelitsha schools at circuit level last week. The choir, under...

Spreading Lions love

SPREADING LOVE: King William’s Town Lions club member Desmond Coetzee handed over clothing to Prescilla Stoffels and other needy people in Breidbach last week...
SLICK MOVE: Hellenic winger, Rivaldo Madden (blue jersey), tries to get past his opponent during their King East Local Football Association league game against Violets in Breidbach over the weekend. The game ended in a goalless draw. Results of other league games played are: Extension Utd 4 FC Chox 2; Aces 2 Celtic 7; Barcelona 2 Nerina 0; King Spurs 5 Gunners 3 Picture: DESMOND COETZEE

Colossal Kelfa showdowns

SLICK MOVE: Hellenic winger, Rivaldo Madden (blue jersey), tries to get past his opponent during their King East Local Football Association league game against...

Hockey honchos

FIGHTING FOR POSSESSION: Africans Hockey Club centre forward Abigail Thompson (blue jersey) battles for ball possession with a Old Selbornians (Old Boys) third team opponent...

Brumbies impress with Collegians win

KING Brumbies Rugby Football Club made home ground advantage with a convincing 43-12 win over Old Collegians at the weekend (April 22). The Breidbach-based side...

Joy at school shoes

King Rotary ‘wind beneath wings with BPS donation THE King William's Town Rotary Club brought joy and an abundance of smiles on the faces of...

Volker to chair Lions

LIONS member Russell Volker of the King William’s Town Lions Club was inducted as Council Chairperson for the centenary year, 2017-18. The 53rd Convention of...

Agrams take up Rotary’s reins in King

Couple to be sworn in for presidency roles ROTARY president Dave Heathcote has announced that Denver Agram will lead Rotary King William’s Town for the...

‘AWAY WITH ABUSE’

Church group makes its voice heard in Breidbach FROM a distance many may have thought the group of protesters clothed in red T-shirts, dark trousers...

CAPPED FOR SUCCESS

PROUD DAY: The department of correctional services Amathole management area communications manager, Sivuyisiwe Matanga, of Dimbaza in King William’s Town, graduated with her Master...

Welcome relief for needy

Breidbach farm dweller Jody Leonard is one of two recipients who received a food parcel from KWT Lions Club member Peter Moses during a...

Joy as Breidbach hall gets a makeover

THE Breidbach community hall has been upgraded into an attractive building that the community can be proud of, after numerous complaints were reported by...

Fundisa schoolboys go for gold

Four pupils jet off to SA swimming champs SOMEBODY might wonder how it is possible for boys with special needs, and who are from a...

Taste of Wits Academy for youngsters

FOUR Carlos Soccer Youth Development Academy (CSYDA) young footballers travelled to Gauteng to join Bidvest Wits Football Club for a week’s training. Athenkosi Badi, Musa...

Hawkers vent anger over ‘dirty’ rank

HAWKERS who sell food, fruit and vegetables at King William’s Town’s main taxi rank claim the Buffalo City Metro Municipality is doing nothing to...

Out and about

King William’s Town-based Ark Educational Centre’s Grade 4 to Grade 7 pupils enjoy an educational tour to the Amathole Museum on Monday. The children...

Lion’s share

King Lions Club members held a fundraising initiative in King William’s Town at the weekend. The Lions have braais on a monthly basis as...

Athlete excels at champs

Sidiki wins bronze in the 80m dash DESPITE a knee injury and a sprained ankle, Veronique Sidiki pulled out all the stops to emerge the...

Kitchen brings joy to school

Mobile unit for Breidbach pupils A JOYFUL noise and an atmosphere of excitement were evident in the Breidbach community when a new mobile kitchen could...

  Tomorrow in the GO!: - Potty About potholes: Nightmare roads affect Gonubie residents and busiinesses - Pamper sessions help ailing children:Little girls become Queens for a...
Breidbach Primary athlete Veronique Sidiki stands with her proud mother, Linda Pharo, after she was rewarded a silver medal during the EC Provincial Athletics Championships in Cradock recently. Veronique came second in the Girls U11 80m event and will now represent the province at the nationals scheduled for Potchefstroom from today. ‘This will be my second attempt after coming third at nationals in Port Elizabeth last year,’ Veronique said

OFF TO NATIONALS

Breidbach Primary athlete Veronique Sidiki stands with her proud mother, Linda Pharo, after she was rewarded a silver medal during the EC Provincial Athletics...
Nana Jacobs, 95, is one of the oldest residents in Acorn Valley

OLD STALWART

    STILL GOING STRONG: Nana Jacobs, 95, is one of the oldest residents in Acorn Valley and was spotted during a community meeting staged by...

Pharo scoops gold medals at EC Athletics Champs

TALENTED Kingswood College allrounder Dwayne Pharo’s dedication, discipline and determination to the sport of athletics has paid dividends after he scooped two gold medals...

Former Kingsridge pupil releases book

Debut aims to teach kids new ways of saying ‘hello’ FORMER Kingsridge High School pupil Refiloe Moahloli recently released her first book, How Many Ways...

In the fast track

Breidbach Primary School are proud of their athletes who represented the BCM District at the EC Provincial Championships in Cradock at the weekend. Veronique...

President in EC for March 21

PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma will be at the Victoria Sports Grounds in King William’s Town to commemorate Human Rights Day on March 21.  During the month...

First veteran event a knockout

Nine clubs tussle in ‘good spirit’ BREIDBACH Masters staged their first ever football tournament, which brought a carnival atmosphere to the Breidbach sports grounds recently. The...

Taai guides King to maiden season win

KING William's Town XI Cricket Club has moved to the top of the league after their convincing win over Good Hope in a League...

Pioneers on top in nail-biter

KING William's Town based Pioneers United travelled to East London secured yet another win last weekend in a low-scoring match against Gwabe at the Bunkers...

Let’s go fishing

PICTURESQUE SERENITY: This beautiful, scenic photo was taken just before the annual KWT Bassmasters fishing competition took place recently at the Rooikrantz Dam just...

Outreach warms hearts

Thumbs up for Lions feeding scheme at Breidbach Clinic NEEDY people and patients of Breidbach Clinic have commended and praised the Lions for a soup...

Social workers spread the condom message

SOCIAL workers attached to Child Welfare in King William's Town have staged a successful awareness campaign during National Condom Week to educate communities about...