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Protests as Nelson Mandela Metro launches its Metro Police

Friday 13 May 2016 20:13

The much-anticipated Nelson Mandela Metro Police Service has been launched in Port Elizabeth.

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Gayton Mackenzie is the leader of the Patriotic Alliance.
Small parties target the Nelson Mandela Metro

Thursday 12 May 2016 16:23

The race to govern the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro after the August local government elections is heating up as small parties are also setting their sights on the municipality.

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In a local government election year, it is only relevant to focus on the cities.
The battle for the country will be won or lost in cities: expert

Friday 22 April 2016 16:08

Cities are not just human settlements anymore, but spaces where the dividend of power and politics matter most, says Sithole Mbanga, CEO of the South African Cities Network.

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Its estimated that close to 60% of the country's young people cannot access the job market.
Slow economic growth affects youth employment: Zuma

Sunday 17 April 2016 09:00

President Jacob Zuma has bemoaned the state of youth unemployment in the country.  

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President Jacob Zuma has announced a crackdown on corrupt ANC councillors.
ANC faithfuls approve election manifesto

Saturday 16 April 2016 20:55

The ANC's party faithfuls have approved the ANC election manifesto launched in Port Elizabeth on Saturday by President Jacob Zuma.

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Nomvula Mokonyane is attending the ANC manifesto launch.
ANC will get support from Mandela Metro: Mokonyane

Saturday 16 April 2016 09:56

ANC head of campaigns, Nomvula Mokonyane, says that the party believes it will get much support from the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro and Buffalo city during the local government elections.

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Political parties are pulling out all the stops to ensure that the majority of the youth are registered for the Local Government Elections this year.
Parties tackle problems of voter apathy among the youth in PE

Saturday 2 April 2016 19:22

The problem of voter apathy among the youth is being tackled by some political parties in the Nelson Mandela Metro in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.

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Mandela Bay to compensate family for live wire son

Wednesday 23 March 2016 21:22

A Uitenhage woman in the Eastern Cape whose son was electrocuted by live wires, will be paid more than R1.5 million for damages by the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality.

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Jordaan announces introduction of Mandela Bay metro police

Wednesday 9 March 2016 18:37

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro could have metro police by next month.

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Nelson Mandela Metro receives additional cash flow for housing

Monday 7 March 2016 17:00

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has received a cash flow injection of R500-million from the Treasury to speed up housing.

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Police Minister, Nathi Nhleko, the situation has reached a critical threshold with too many lives lost.
Police ministry intervenes to curb PE gang violence

Monday 22 February 2016 19:27

Minister of Police, Nathi Nhleko, says a visible intervention to curb the gang violence in the northern areas of Port Elizabeth will be implemented within the next two weeks.

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Chippa United will return to the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Sunday when they host Free State Stars.
Metro and Chippa United resolve misunderstanding

Monday 15 February 2016 12:07

A misunderstanding between the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro and football team Chippa United been resolved.

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In 2014, only seven professional tournaments were staged in the metro.
EC boxing promoters decry lack of funding

Monday 8 February 2016 17:11

Boxing promoters in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in the Eastern Cape are finding it difficult to stage tournaments due to lack of funding.

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Nelson Mandela Metro to focus on teachers and schools infrastructure:

Wednesday 13 January 2016 08:53

Nelson Mandela Metro Mayor Danny Jordaan says their focus for this year is to maintain school infrastructure.

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Minister Gigaba says the ANC risked losing support only if it refused to listen to its constituents.
ANC risks losing votes if it does not listen: Gigaba

Tuesday 12 January 2016 12:25

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has said the African National Congress can only lose the 2016 municipal elections if the party "does not listen".

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Social development aims to change reckless habits among youth

Friday 18 December 2015 19:42

The Department of Social Development is moving to change the habits of reckless young people as drug and alcohol abuse is of great concern.

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Nelson Mandela Bay Metro taken to court by Ratepayers

Saturday 28 November 2015 22:39

Ratepayers in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro are taking the council to court.

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EP Kings face financial uncertainty

Tuesday 10 November 2015 23:07

A dark cloud hangs over the Eastern Province Kings' participation in next year's expanded Super Rugby competition.

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Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in bid to stamps out corruption

Monday 21 September 2015 20:16

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is looking to stamp out corruption with the delivery of houses as the three year, 4.6 billion rand housing project.

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Maimane believes in the economic potential of E Cape

Sunday 13 September 2015 17:51

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says his party has plans to make the Eastern Cape one of the economic hubs of the country.

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