Friday, August 18, 2017
King William's Town

King William's Town

Stepping out for matric dance

Hoërskool De Vos Malan matriculant Doneè Coetzee with her partner Dylan Du-Preez during a photo shoot at the Steve Biko Centre prior to their...

Out on the town

Nasiphi Tyobeka, Allachia Davids and Wanita Seekoei looked stunning for the Hoërskool De Vos Malan farewell at the King William’s Town Railway Station prior...

SAPS Mandela Day input

Members give up time to help the poor and paint a school MADIBA magic reigned on July 18 when SAPS members across the province, in...

Athletes gear up for Steve Biko Games

THE 17th edition of the Steve Biko Memorial games will be a remarkable event and promises to attract sport enthusiasts from all areas in...

Dellarise outjumps rival at indigenous games

THE fact that she is only 12 years old did not deter a Breidbach Primary School (BPS) girl from ending top of her event...

Warriors entertain at home

FOOTBALL development is on the rise after a local club hosted an Mdantsane-based side and kept an unbeaten run in three games played recently. The...

Loyal figures that serve

Members from the King William’s Town cluster of the South African Police Services were awarded medals by Lieutenant General Liziwe Ntshinga at Bhisho Academy...

Health survey for King area

HIV/Aids to be main focus THE Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) has put together a team of three trained field workers, dressed in HSRC bibs...

Tribute to Madiba

Locals heed 67 minutes call for Madiba day IN THE spirit of Madiba and his vision to promote social justice and freedom for all, people...

Sunny side up

This stunning photo was taken near Fort Cox just outside King William’s Town. The GO! & Express ‘Buffalo City’s Hidden Treasures’ photographic competition, in...

Adventure race with a difference

Excitement builds up for unique multi-sport event THE newly launched Pink Fairy Multisport Adventures are bringing an adventure race to King William’s Town and would...

Making KHS proud

The #SPAR Baby Proteas taking part in the Netball World Youth Cup Gaborone 2017 in Botswana have a King William’s Town connection. Former Kingsridge...

Hairy fairy magic Comrades run raises R90000 for King SPCA

MADELEINE CHAPUT AND THANDEKA NTLONTI AFTER running the Comrades Marathon Michael Webb, fondly known as the Pink Fairy, has managed to raise almost R90000 for...

Majority of municipalities in breach of the constitution

THE most recent Auditor-General (AG) report on South African local government financial management and oversight, paints a bleak picture, inconsistent with the laudable and...

Creative fun for young

Church holiday club helps keep children off streets THE annual holiday club programme presented by the Bethany Emmanuel Baptist Church in King William’s Town has...

Football marathon hits the spot

Breidbach Hub project sees 12 clubs participate in six-a-side soccer action LAST weekend’s Breidbach Football Marathon, hosted as a fundraiser for a local church in...

On the charge

Stutterheim-based Wallabies eighth-man Mzwethu Dastile breaks away from a scrum during their Border Rugby Premier League game against hosts King Brumbies in Breidbach over...

Dressed to impress – Breidbach matric farewell

Breidbach Secondary School held their matric farewell at the War Memorial Hall in King William’s Town last week. All the matriculants including Brendan Hendricks with...

Italian firm empowers residents

Italian-owned MA Automotive tool and die company has invested R350 000 to create job opportunities for their employees relatives’ and a portion of the...

Masualle’s office hit by fire

Barely hours after the office of the premier in Gauteng burned down, Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle’s offices in Bhisho also went up in...

Indigenous games a hit

BUFFALO City’s department of sport hosted a festival of indigenous games and attracted people from all corners of the metro to the Breidbach Sports...

THE LION’S NEW ROAR

Outgoing King William’s Town Lions Club president  Ulrich   Hagens  wish incoming president Brian von der Decken all the best during a glittering event hosted at the Malcolm...

FOOTBALL MARATHON

Uniting Reformed Church member Brian Hendrikse thanks all stakeholders for their support towards their building project during a meeting held on Monday evening. The...

Amathole prisons’ drive to inspire youth

Taking SA forward theme of June 16 event THE Amathole Management Area of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) hosted a youth month commemoration event...

Amahlati committee 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...

Primary school accused of pupil assaults

A King William’s Town primary school has been rocked by a corporal punishment scandal that has forced the department of education to investigate two...

100 happy minutes

STAN Smith once said: “Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it”. This best explained the King William’s Town Lions Club...

BCM commemorates Youth Day in style

YOUTH Day was commemorated in style with a variety of activities and events staged in different parts of the Buffalo City Metro (BCM) last...

Hellenic win Kelfa Cup final

League leaders beat Barcelona KING East Local Football Association (Kelfa) league’s log leaders Hellenic came from 1-0 down to beat Barcelona 2-1 in a thrilling...

Local residents and businesses rally together to help Knysna fire victims

KING William’s Town’s Mike Webb was among the many individuals who collected relief items for those affected by the Knysna fires that ravaged the...

BCMSC elects new members

Two from King get the nod TWO King William’s Town sports administrators were elected to serve on the executive of the Buffalo City Metro Sports...

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...