SABC News - Nelson Mandela Bay Metro


Danny Jordaan ready for challenges ahead

Friday 22 May 2015 06:30

In a few hours time, SAFA President Danny Jordaan will be sworn-in as an African National Congress (ANC) proportional representative councillor in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


Dr. Danny Jordaan was elected Safa president in September 2013.
Jordaan pledges his commitment to football

Tuesday 19 May 2015 20:27

Safa President, Danny Jordaan, says he will remain committed to football for life - a day after being names as mayoral candidate to take over the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


Danny Jordaan appointment a stunt: Analyst

Tuesday 19 May 2015 10:30

Aubrey Matshiqi, believes the decision by ANC to appoint Danny Jordaan as their mayoral candidate for the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is a stunt.


Danny Jordaan's selection is widely seen as a political ploy.
Jordaan not meant to lure coloured vote: Mantashe

Monday 18 May 2015 20:46

ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe, has dismissed claims that they've elected soccer boss Danny Jordaan as their mayoral candidate for the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro to lure coloured voters.


ANC to present Nelson Mandela Bay intervention plan

Monday 18 May 2015 07:20

The ANC National Working Committee will be back in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro on Monday to present its intervention plan for the troubled municipality.


Trollip’s dream – to win Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

Sunday 10 May 2015 20:16

DA Eastern Cape regional leader Athol Trollip has made a major come back to the party's national politics.


Outgoing DA Deputy Federal Chairperson, Makashule Gana, was speaking at the DA's Federal Congress in Port Elizabeth.
More powers should be given to new DA Deputy Federal Chairperson: Gana

Saturday 9 May 2015 17:21

Outgoing Democratic Alliance (DA) Deputy Federal Chairperson, Makashule Gana, has called for more powers to be given to the deputy federal chairperson of the party.


Helen Zille steps down as leader of the Democratic Alliance at the DA Federal Congress in Port Elizabeth
Zille: If the DA succeeds, SA succeeds

Saturday 9 May 2015 13:28

Speaking to delegates gathered at the party’s 2015 Federal Congress, Helen Zille said there was no way that anyone could have predicted where the DA would be today.


The ANC in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has come under fire regarding allegations of corruption and poor governance.
Mandela Bay Metro crisis worries ANC

Wednesday 6 May 2015 10:00

The African National Congress (ANC) says they are worried about the decline in performance in Port Elizabeth's Nelson Mandela Bay Metro since 2009.


Mandela Bay mayor safe for now

Monday 4 May 2015 20:11

A final decision on whether to make changes to the troubled ANC-led Nelson Mandela Bay Metro will not be taken before May 1 and Benson Fihla will continue to act as mayor until then.


Heated DA leadership race predicted

Monday 13 April 2015 20:21

The Democratic Alliance (DA) succession race could place the party in a quandary.


The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro says that it has tried all humane ways to convince the residents to vacate the land of their own accord.
Fraud and corruption blamed for housing delivery chaos and evictions

Thursday 26 February 2015 10:30

Clashes between public order police and residents of Qunu informal settlement in Port Elizabeth have been attributed to fraud and corruption. Residents refuse to vacate the illegally occupied land.


Nelson Mandela Bay invests in harnessing renewable energy

Wednesday 4 February 2015 11:04

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro says it's on the right track with projects aimed at harnessing renewable energy, electricity and improving environmental management.


RDP houses in PE remain vacant

Tuesday 10 June 2014 19:06

Hundreds of RDP houses in Booysens Park in Port Elizabeth remain vacant and are being vandalised despite being completed as far back as 2008.


Residents have embarked on a protest, burning tyres and barricading roads.
Electricity cuts prompt PE protests

Thursday 29 May 2014 09:20

Chaos has once again erupted in Walmer township outside Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


The Institute for Security Studies forsees ANC's anxiety prior to local government elections in 2016.
ANC should be concerned ahead of 2016 local govt elections

Monday 12 May 2014 13:52

The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) says although the ANC has won the May 7th elections, the ruling party should be worried going into local government elections in 2016.


DA says it will use the same strategy it used in winning the Western Cape.
E Cape DA looks to topple ANC in local elections

Friday 9 May 2014 11:10

DA leader in the Eastern Cape, Athol Trollip, says his party has its eyes set on toppling the ANC in the province's local government elections in two years' time.


Mandela International Film Festival launched in Port Elizabeth

Wednesday 26 March 2014 18:11

Economic and Tourism Department in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro have launched a Mandela International Film Festival in Port Elizabeth.


Jacob Zuma is on a campaign trail in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.
Zuma visits PE family

Saturday 15 March 2014 12:17

African National Congress (ANC) president, Jacob Zuma, has started his election campaign in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro at Jerusalem Township with a door-to-door campaign.


ANC intensifies its campaign in E Cape

Sunday 23 February 2014 16:30

The African National Congress (ANC) is pulling out the stops to retain the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in the Eastern Cape in upcoming elections.


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