SABC News - Nelson Mandela Bay Metro


DA leader, Mmusi Maimane paid another visit to the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro as part of election campaigning.
DA hard at work trying to win voters in E Cape, KZN, Limpopo

Thursday 28 July 2016 21:16

The official opposition was hard at work, trying to win voters as the election campaigns start to wind up.


Former DA leader, Helen Zille, addressed a youth rally at the Westbourne Oval in Port Elizabeth.
DA rounds up countrywide electioneering campaign

Wednesday 27 July 2016 17:45

With just under a week to go, the DA is rounding up its electioneering across the country.


Jacob Zuma is in the Eastern Cape to woo votes for next month’s local elections.
ANC expects thousands to attend PE rally

Saturday 23 July 2016 07:38

The African National Congress (ANC) says it is expecting close on 40 000 people to attend the party's final regional rally at Zwide in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.


In the Nelson Mandela Bay alone 20 000 people lost their jobs in the first quarter of the year.
Nelson Mandela Bay Metro: Unemployment rises as LGE 2016 draws near

Tuesday 12 July 2016 20:46

As elections on August 3 draw near, most political parties are listing job creation as a priority.


The by-law states that only two dogs per property are allowed and they must be sterilised.
Nelson Mandela Bay Metro clamps down on illegal dog breeding

Sunday 10 July 2016 19:52

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is looking to tighten its by-laws regarding illegal dog breeding.


Former DA PR councillor Xolisile Klaas says he chose the UDM because of its policies.
UDM welcomes former DA councillor in PE

Sunday 10 July 2016 16:52

The United Democratic Movement has welcomed a former Democratic Alliance PR councillor in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro from Uitenhage.


With the election just weeks away, campaigning in the metro is stepping up a gear.
ANC steps up a gear in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

Saturday 9 July 2016 21:15

Tensions have been high in Nelson Mandela Bay over the past few weeks because of unhappiness with the ANC candidate lists in certain wards.


President Jacob Zuma visited the Northern Cape with some of the senior leaders.
Political parties pulling out all the stops to get votes

Monday 4 July 2016 21:33

South Africa’s political parties are pulling out all the stops to get votes.  


Cope Deputy President, Willie Madisha, embarked on a door-to-door campaign to garner support and introduce ward candidates at Soweto on Sea, Njoli and New Brighton in Port Elizabeth.
COPE joins battle for Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

Thursday 30 June 2016 20:16

The Congress of the People (COPE) has expressed its interest in governing the hotly-contested Nelson Mandela Bay Metro after the Local Government Elections.


Zille campaigns in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

Thursday 23 June 2016 19:28

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is going all out in its bid to win the highly contested Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


The Save-a-Pet shelter in Port Elizabeth serves as a safe haven for stray dogs.
Nelson Mandela Bay Metro to crackdown on illegal dog breeding

Tuesday 21 June 2016 19:30

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is looking to tighten its by-laws regarding illegal dog breeding.


Job creation, housing high on Jordaan's to do list

Sunday 19 June 2016 18:36

The African National Congress (ANC) has retained Danny Jordaan as its mayor.


Currently more than 18 000 households, mostly in informal settlements still use this system.
Bucket toilet system still a challenge in E Cape

Tuesday 14 June 2016 13:47

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in the Eastern Cape is still faced with a huge challenge of eradicating the bucket toilet system.


Walmer residents in PE receive free Wi-Fi access

Wednesday 1 June 2016 12:11

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Executive Mayor, Danny Jordaan, has launched a broadband project that offers free Wi-Fi to Walmer residents in Port Elizabeth.


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.


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.


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.


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.  


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.


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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