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Heated DA leadership race predicted

Monday 13 April 2015 20:21

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Most of the struggle veterans are buried in the Zwide Cemetery in Port Elizabeth.
Fallen heroes to be honoured in new programme

Friday 17 January 2014 18:10

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro has launched a programme to honour its fallen heroes annually.

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SACP claims to be targets following protests in Langa

Monday 18 November 2013 16:51

SACP leaders in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro believe they are being targeted following service delivery protests last week in KwaLanga, Uitenhage, near Port Elizabeth.

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Mandela Metro to apply for interdict against striking workers

Wednesday 6 November 2013 18:58

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro says it will file for a court interdict to force its refuse truck drivers to return to work on Thursday.

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Nelson Mandela Bay Metro at risk of being without water

Tuesday 15 October 2013 15:05

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro runs the risk of being without drinking water due to a lack of consistent rains in catchment areas.

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Agang SA leader , Dr Mamphela Ramphele says unemployment is among the causes of frustration in townships
Ramphele slams attacks on foreign shop owners

Tuesday 17 September 2013 17:05

Agang SA leader Dr Mamphela Ramphele has attributed the latest attacks on foreign nationals doing business in townships to a lack of political leadership.

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Mandela Bay Metro leaders warned to get their house in order

Wednesday 4 September 2013 17:03

EC Local Government has warned the leadership of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro that failure to bring about stability may lead to a complete takeover.

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Libraries and traffic department services centres remain closed
Strike cripples service delivery in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

Thursday 29 August 2013 14:24

The strike by traffic officers and library staff in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has crippled service delivery. Libraries and traffic department services centres remain closed to the public.

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Nelson Mandela Bay Metro DA councillor Stanford Slabbert was found guilty of circulating an offensive and racist e-mail, criticising President Jacob Zuma.
DA strips Slabbert of party members for insulting Zuma

Tuesday 13 August 2013 20:24

The DA has stripped suspended Nelson Mandela Bay Metro DA councillor Stanford Slabbert of his party membership.

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Mandela Bay Metro on full alert for heavy rains, snow

Wednesday 7 August 2013 19:13

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro says it is ready for any disaster management operations.

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Lions win could have severe effects on Mandela Bay stadium

Friday 2 August 2013 17:31

All eyes of rugby administrators and fans in the Eastern Cape will be on the Southern Kings when they battle with Lions in a must win second leg relegation-promotion match.

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