SABC News - Nelson Mandela Bay Metro


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NMB joins the world in observing earth hour

Saturday 25 March 2017 16:06

As part of observing Earth Hour, the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has switched on the Solar Power installation at the municipal electricity department in Port Elizabeth.


 Athol Trollip was elected Executive Mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in August 2016.
ANC to bring motion of no confidence against Trollip

Tuesday 31 January 2017 06:05

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is to hold a special council meeting on Tuesday, at which the ANC will bring a motion of no confidence against Mayor Athol Trollip and Speaker Jonathan Lawack.


ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe is hopeful that the party will elect credible leadership in 2017.
ANC reflects on eventful year, wary of 2019 general elections

Monday 26 December 2016 20:01

As 2016 winds down, the ANC has reflected on its eventful year, the worst since it took power in 1994.


A dry festive season ahead for Nelson Mandela Bay

Friday 2 December 2016 21:12

The DA-led coalition says it will forge ahead with punitive water tariffs and electricity restrictions in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, despite threats by opposition parties to make the city ungovernable.


Metro institutes criminal charges after over R300 million misspent

Friday 25 November 2016 06:18

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has instituted criminal charges against Access Management and Afrisec Solutions to recover R300 million spent on alleged corrupt activities.


ANC Spokesperson Zizi Kodwa is confident that the party will win ward 4 in Nelson Mandela Bay.
Parties woo voters in Nelson Mandela Bay ahead of by-elections

Saturday 5 November 2016 19:45

Political campaigning is in full swing in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro ahead of Wednesday's by-elections in two wards.


Nelson Mandela Bay ANC councillors out on bail

Monday 31 October 2016 20:00

Two ANC Nelson Mandela Bay council members, Andile Lungisa and Gamalihleli Maqula have been granted R1000 bail each by the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court.


ANC condemns violent altercations at Mandela Bay

Friday 28 October 2016 15:24

The African National Congress has condemned violent altercations that took place during Thursday's Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Council meeting.


Danny Jordaan has not attended any council meetings since his ouster by the DA in municipal elections.
No surprise in Jordaan's resignation: Analyst

Tuesday 4 October 2016 06:26

Political analyst Ongama Mtimka says the sudden resignation of Danny Jordaan as the leader of the opposition in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro comes as no surprise.  


Atletico Madrid has signed a lucrative business deal with Absa Premiership club Chippa United which will be a launch pad for football development in South Africa.
Atletico Madrid concludes visit to Port Elizabeth

Wednesday 21 September 2016 21:16

A delegation from Spanish giants Atletico Madrid has concluded their two day-visit to Port Elizabeth where they had first-hand experience of the poor football facilities in the Nelson Mandela Metro.


The Democratic Alliance’s Athol Trollip
Trollip elected unopposed as Mandela Metro Mayor

Thursday 18 August 2016 11:58

The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Athol Trollip has been elected the Executive Mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro unopposed.


The Eastern Cape's Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is still up for grabs and political parties are looking for alliances to form a coalition government.
Mandela Bay Metro still up for grabs

Sunday 14 August 2016 20:40

The ANC and the DA, who both failed to secure a majority of council seats, are set to negotiate with a block formed by smaller parties for the metro, while the EFF distances itself from the block.


The small parties will make an announcement on Wednesday as to which party they will partner with.
Smaller parties in E Cape unite to discuss ANC, DA coalition

Saturday 13 August 2016 21:37

Three of the small parties in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro have formed an alliance to discuss a coalition with either the ANC or the DA.


The mayor-elect of Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Athol Trollip.
Trollip promises improved Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

Saturday 6 August 2016 08:50

The mayor-elect of Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Athol Trollip, has told supporters at the Donkin Reserve in Port Elizabeth that the DA will roll-up sleeves and make the metro a better place to live in.


ANC's NEC member Jackson Mthembu.
ANC concedes defeat in Nelson Mandela Bay

Friday 5 August 2016 08:01

ANC's NEC member Jackson Mthembu says they have withdrawn their objection of the Nelson Mandela Bay metro results with the IEC in the municipality.


Possible new administration for Nelson Mandela Bay

Friday 5 August 2016 04:48

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro an African National Congress (ANC) stronghold since the fall of apartheid 22 years ago could have a new administration on Friday.


Maimane defends himself and use of Mandela name

Tuesday 2 August 2016 19:41

Speaking in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, the DA leader says Mandela's legacy belongs to the world and clarifies that he first voted in 1999.


DA councillors in metro defect to ANC over alleged racism

Sunday 31 July 2016 14:29

Two more Democratic Alliance (DA) councillors have defected to the African National Congress (ANC) in the 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.


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