GREEN AND GOLD: From left, Derrick Lobban, Deon van de Vyver and Roger Hagerty of South Africa pose with their gold medals won in the Para-Sport Open Triples B6/B7/B8 lawn bowls at Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games yesterday

East London trio are golden masters on the bowling green

IT WAS golden day for East London as the South African paraplegic men’s lawn bowls team won their triples final at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow yesterday morning.

YOUTH MESSAGE: South Africa’s first ‘sbujwa’ dance film, ‘Hear Me Move’, is set to hit the big screen later this year. Picture: SUPPLIED

SA dance movie set to hit screens

NEW South African dance movie Hear Me Move is set to hit the big screens later this year. The official trailer was released by loveLife through its youth application internationally last month.

UNPLUGGED: A Vektronix employee in Wilsonia assembles a television set, part of a contract to supply Samsung, which will come to an end once the Korean technology company sets up its own factory in Durban, leading to the loss of 100 local jobs. Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

EL to lose 100 jobs as TV plant closes

Tax benefits pull Samsung to KZN economic zone. EAST London will lose out to Durban when a new Samsung television assembly plant opens in the Dube Trade Port later this year at the expense of existing manufacturers such as local technology company Vektronix.

AT LAST: Nophindile Nyoka, 59, and her 28-year-old son Masibonge celebrated receiving a new house from human settlements MEC in Machibini in Qunu village yesterday. Picture: SIKHO NTSHOBANE

Families rejoice with new homes

SHE practically lives on the doorstep of former president Nelson Mandela’s plush Qunu home but 84-year-old Noqondile Bida never had any reason to be comfortable.

Police engaged with students at the main entrance to the University of Fort Hare in Alice Picture: MARK ANDREWS

University of Fort Hare closes campus after fund protests

Students ordered to leave Alice till August THE University of Fort Hare (UFH) campus in Alice was closed yesterday following a week of student protests over funding.

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya at Bumbane Great Place yesterday. The king is fighting being deposed. 

It’s do or die, vow Dalindyebo dethronement lobbyists

Kings created not born, say AmaDlomo. A GROUP calling itself Royal Family for the Kingdom of AbaThembu said it was prepared to face anyone or go to the highest court to ensure AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo was dethroned.

March 20, 2014 Victory Ticket 750cc owners Mzwandile Sokwali and his wife Busisiwe Boti appeared in East London Magistrate's Court yesterday on charges of fraud after they benefited from Buffalo City Metro Nelson Mandela taxi-scandal Picture: MARK ANDREWS © DAILY DISPATCH

Court blocks accounts of Mandela suppliers

AFU freezes memorial firm funds SEVERAL bank accounts of suppliers who claimed to have assisted with the Mandela memorial services have been frozen.


500 race-related cases being investigated – Human Rights Commission

There has been a spike in racism-related incidents in South Africa, particularly at universities, with over 500 cases being reported to the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in the past year.

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