SABC News - Eastern Cape


E Cape gov adopts 'master plan' to fight drugs abuse

Monday 26 June 2017 18:11

The Eastern Cape government has put in place a master plan to fight substance abuse in the province.


Two traditional nurses who were with the initiates, have also been hospitalised along with the stricken initiates.
Initiation school fire claims two lives

Monday 26 June 2017 14:32

Two initiates have died in the Eastern Cape and more than 20 have been rushed to hospital after an initiation school they were in caught fire in the early hours of Monday.


Two die after initiation school catches fire

Sunday 25 June 2017 13:03

Two initiates have died in the E Cape and more than 20 have been rushed to hospital after an initiation school they were in caught fire.


President Jacob Zuma taken on a tour at the Lusikisiki Police Station.
Zuma impressed with developments in Lusikisiki

Saturday 24 June 2017 18:16

President Jacob Zuma says he has been impressed with developments in the area of Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape.


Zuma visits crime ridden Lusikisiki

Saturday 24 June 2017 14:16

President Jacob Zuma has made his first stop in Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape visiting the newly built Lusikisiki police station to interact with police management.


President Jacob Zuma is expected to focus on building safer communities when he visits Lusikisiki.
Zuma to visit Lusikisiki

Friday 23 June 2017 20:45

President Jacob Zuma is expected to undertake a Siyahlola Presidential Monitoring Visit to Lusikisiki, in the Eastern Cape on Saturday.  


Black ownership in automotive sector gets boost

Thursday 22 June 2017 18:35

Efforts to boost black ownership in the automotive sector got an R86-million shot in the arm with the launch of the triple BEE Trust in Uitehage, Eastern Cape on Thursday.


Patriotic Alliance in Mandela Bay in coalition talks with DA

Tuesday 20 June 2017 10:40

The Patriotic Alliance (PA) is in negotiations to become the latest coalition partner in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


The Eastern Cape is strengthening its efforts to ensure a death free winter initiation season.
Eastern Cape on a death free winter initiation drive

Tuesday 20 June 2017 07:00

Safe initiation has been placed under the spotlight at an information session aimed at educating communities about the seriousness and dangers that come with the male initiation.


Transport MEC Weziwe Tikana says among the conditions of the agreement is the removal of stickers from the taxis, something the taxi organisations are not happy with
E Cape taxi associations sign peace agreement

Monday 19 June 2017 17:28

Two rival taxi associations, Border and Uncedo were at loggerheads for months, fighting over the lucrative R61 route between Libode and Port St Johns.


Christopher Panayiotou is appearing on charges of murder of his wife Jayde.
Panayiotou's defence fails to prevent cellphone recordings usage

Monday 19 June 2017 12:00

Presiding judge in the Jayed Panayiotou murder trial in the Port Elizabeth High Court has dismissed the defence's application to prevent cell phone records from being used against two of the accused.


State of Capture allegations an embarrassment for the ANC: Mantashe

Sunday 18 June 2017 21:19

Gwede Mantashe says the storm around the State of Capture allegations is more of an embarrassment to the party than the Nkandla scandal.


E Cape ANC pushes for national consultative conference

Sunday 18 June 2017 16:40

The ANC consultative conference in the Eastern Cape has resolved to persuade the national leadership and veterans to convene the national consultative conference.


Part of the farm was purchased by the government for several beneficiaries as part of a Broad-Based BEE programme in 2005.
Protests outside Blaauwkrantz safari farm over alleged theft of funds

Saturday 17 June 2017 16:40

Protesters allege that that government has failed to informbeneficiaries of the purchase and that they have not seen a share of the profit.


ANC branch in E Cape endorses Phosa as presidential candidate

Friday 16 June 2017 21:18

Mathews Phosa says the late Anton Lembede would be appalled with the current leadership because they fail the poor by enriching themselves, their friends and families.


Holomisa says UDM has no intention to collapse DA govt in PE

Friday 16 June 2017 19:42

It seems contradictions still exist between the United Democratic Movement (UDM) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Nelson Mandela Metro coalition conundrum. 


Kouga fire under control despite flare ups

Friday 16 June 2017 13:25

The fires in the Kouga Municipality in the Eastern Cape are under control despite some flare-ups in the Loerie region caused by strong winds.


ANC’s Andile Lili calls on youth to rally behind Phosa

Friday 16 June 2017 12:30

ANC PEC member in the Western Cape, Andile Lili, is calling on young people to rally behind party veteran, Mathews Phosa, as the party’s president.


Khoi Chief David Stuurman successfully escaped Robeen Island twice.
Political activist David Stuurman brought home from Australia

Thursday 15 June 2017 21:43

The spirit of the fallen political activist, Khoi chief, David Stuurman has been brought home from Australia


Youth Day is celebrated annually on 16 June to remember those who lost their lives during the 1976 Soweto uprising.
Exhibition in PE forms part of Youth Day celebrations

Thursday 15 June 2017 14:52

An exhibition honouring fallen struggle stalwarts forms part of a Youth Day commemoration held in Motherwell in Port Elizabeth.


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