SABC News - King William's Town


The book is about the trial which started in the Pretoria Supreme Court in 1975.
Steve Biko centre launches book

Wednesday 27 September 2017 14:29

A book detailing the trial of nine leaders of the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) that sat in Pretoria in 1976 has been launched as part of celebrating Steve Biko's legacy.


Residents want the Buffalo City Municipality and the provincial Human Settlement Department to build them RDP houses.
Eastern Cape residents protest over housing

Wednesday 27 September 2017 12:11

Angry residents of Breidbach outside King William's Town in the Eastern Cape are still blockading the N2 road between the town and Berlin with burning tyres and rocks.


Art expedition honours black apartheid era artists

Saturday 25 March 2017 16:52

A new art exhibition at the Steve Biko Centre in Ginsburg in King William's Town in the Eastern Cape is honouring and celebrating a number of black artists from the apartheid era.


Zuma further assures grants will be paid on 1 April

Tuesday 21 March 2017 16:32

President Jacob Zuma says all problems with the payment of social grants have been solved.


Steve Biko remembered on Human Rights Day

Tuesday 21 March 2017 11:15

President Jacob Zuma has laid wreaths at the grave of Black Consciousness Movement leader, Steve Biko in King Williams Town in the Eastern Cape.


South Africans urged to pledge against racism

Tuesday 21 March 2017 09:41

The South African Human Rights Commission has urged people from all walks of life to take an anti-racism pledge this Human Rights Day.


President Zuma to lead Human Rights Day commemorations

Monday 20 March 2017 14:46

President Jacob Zuma will lead the commemoration of Human Rights Day in King William's Town in the Eastern Cape on Monday.


 Authorities, parents and learners alike have pledged to work towards a successful academic year.
EC got off to a smooth start of academic year

Wednesday 11 January 2017 20:53

The 2017 academic year got off to a relatively smooth start in the Eastern Cape with senior government officials scattered all across the province visiting various schools.


Transport MEC Weziwe Tikina says over 70 000 pupils will be transported from the first day of school.
E Cape Transport Dept allocates R400-mln towards school transport

Monday 9 January 2017 18:39

The Eastern Cape Department of Transport has set aside over R400-million for the 2017 academic year.


Exams continue on Thursday with learners writing Accounting and Civil Technology.
SGBs commended for role in school affairs

Thursday 27 October 2016 06:10

The Speaker of the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature, Lydia Johnson, has commended the role of some School Governing Bodies for their direct involvement in school affairs.


Teachers have gone beyond the call of duty to reach out to Matric learners, even providing extra classes.
E Cape teachers believe they have done their best for matrics

Monday 24 October 2016 18:59

Teachers in the Eastern Cape say they've done everything possible to prepare for the 2016 Matric examinations.


It is an issue of a particular textbook that we ordered which was out of circulation and as a result, we had to change the text book to try and find another one.
Lovedale College students protest

Thursday 25 August 2016 21:30

The students are protesting over textbooks that have not been delivered to the school.


Roads blocked as E Cape residents protest against ANC councillor

Friday 20 May 2016 09:28

Dozens of residents of Ward 14 at Sweetwaters Township in the Eastern Cape have blockaded several roads leading to King William's Town with burning tyres.


Statistics indicate that one in five women die at the hands of a partner every day in South Africa
UN intensifies efforts against gender-based violence

Thursday 10 December 2015 08:36

The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on violence against women and children, Dr Dubravka Šimonovic, says they've intensified their efforts to stop the scourge of violence.


Political parties remember Biko

Saturday 12 September 2015 15:36

The ANC and EFF have put aside political differences to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the death of Black Consciousness leader, Steve Biko.


Anaso Jobodwana won bronze in a strong field where Jamaica's Usain Bolt won gold and America’s Justin Gatlin clinching silver
Jobodwana gets praise from home

Saturday 29 August 2015 06:38

The Eastern Cape ANC leadership has lauded the recent achievement by athlete, Anaso Jobodwana, who won a bronze medal at the IAAF championships in Beijing on Thursday.


Eastern Cape ANC secretary Oscar Mabuyane says their intervention aims to solve service delivery issue in the area.
New leadership for Buffalo City metro

Friday 5 June 2015 15:35

The Buffalo City Metro has a new leadership following the removal of its mayor, Zukiswa Ncitha and her deputy Themba Tinta.


The disbanded Sadtu leadership and some branches plan to march to the provincial education office demanding the resignation of Education MEC, Mandla Makupula
Disbanded Sadtu's planned march faces possible interdict

Friday 24 April 2015 10:53

Disbanded Sadtu Eastern Cape leadership’s planned march to the provincial education department headquarters in Zwelitsha this afternoon, faces possible interdict by the union’s national leadership.


2014 International Nurses Day falls on the same day as Mother’s day.
Nurses around the world celebrate International Nurses Day

Sunday 11 May 2014 16:52

Nurses around the world are celebrating the anniversary of the founder of modern day nursing, Florence Nightingale.


Baleka Mbete is on a campaign trail with ANC volunteers in the Eastern Cape.
Mbete urges Eastern Cape to vote ANC

Saturday 22 March 2014 14:55

The African National Congress (ANC) national chairperson, Baleka Mbete has urged the people of Dimbaza near King William's Town in the Eastern Cape to vote for the ANC on May 7.


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