People of the City
East Londoner Pierre Marx was selected out of 29 dog handlers in South Africa to be part of an international rescue mission that helped in the aftermath of the earthquake in Bam, Iran, which left more than 3 000 people dead.
Journalism called and Eddie Botha answered
With his trademark pipe at the ready, veteran Daily Dispatch columnist Eddie Botha tackles the day-to-day problems of ordinary people - from repossessions to food supplies on airline flights.
Student hits a home run
Baseball player Philasizwe Ndevu, who brought home a gold medal from the recent All Africa Games in Abuja, Nigeria, aims to raise the profile of the sport in the Eastern Cape
When Buffalo City appointed Sy Gourrah as City Engineer, the 32-year-old became the country's youngest and only female person to hold such a position.
We get the lowdown on Buffalo City's new crest and what it represents from the man who designed it.
Welcome 'The Hawk' Ncita is one of the region's boxing legends. Now an owner of a fast-food franchise, he says he will never leave East London, a city he loves too much to leave.
East London's Dr Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer is to follow in the footsteps of icons Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu: clay casts of her feet are to be placed next to theirs in a park dedicated to South African heroes.
A young East London resident has found that having an uncanny physical resemblance to the most recognisable face in the world - former president Nelson Mandela - opens many doors, and he is using this to help others in his community.