SABC News - Nelson Mandela Bay Metro


Patriotic Alliance in Mandela Bay in coalition talks with DA

Tuesday 20 June 2017 10:40

The Patriotic Alliance (PA) is in negotiations to become the latest coalition partner in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


They're cracking down on non-payers of fines and reckless drivers.
NMB Metro warns motorists to settle outstanding fines

Sunday 18 June 2017 18:39

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has warned motorists to pay their fines timeously or face heavy penalties.


The DA, UDM, Cope and ACDP are in coalition government in the metro but Bobani and Trollip have been at loggerheads since its formation.
DA accusing UDM of failing to discipline NMB deputy Mayor

Wednesday 7 June 2017 17:14

The DA was responding to UDM leader, Bantu Holomisa's letter to all the coalition parties proposing the services of the Hawks and the Auditor General to be solicited to solve the conflict.


But, the new coalition led metro with mayor Athol Trollip at the helm, has now assured residents that they will bring an end to this system
P.E Mayor promises to eradicate bucket system

Friday 2 June 2017 15:17

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has vowed to eradicate the bucket system by the end of this year.


The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro's water woes worsened when a supply canal collapsed in the Sunday's River Valley a week ago.
Nelson Mandela Bay metro faces water crisis

Wednesday 24 May 2017 21:36

The water supply situation in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has forced the city's mayor, Athol Trollip, to declare it a disaster area.


The artists have also called for institutions such as the Red Location Museum and the Opera House to be utilised to promote art.
Artists in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro feel 'marginalised'

Wednesday 24 May 2017 20:48

Artists in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro have marched to the Port Elizabeth city hall to demand the adoption of the Arts, Culture and Heritage Policy.


UDM Leader Bantu Holomisa says issues of the coalition still need to be discussed at local and national level.
Holomisa denies pulling out of Mandela Bay coalition

Wednesday 17 May 2017 06:09

United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa had denied his party pulled out of the DA-led coalition governing the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


The two day congress is to elect new provincial leaders including a party leader.
DA’s provincial congress underway in Eastern Cape

Friday 5 May 2017 21:12

The DA’s provincial congress in the Eastern Cape is underway at East London's International Convention Centre.


Nelson Mandela Bay Metro workers fired for fraud

Tuesday 25 April 2017 22:42

Five workers have been fired for fraud from the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.Another three face fraud charges.


The bus strike affected many commuters across the country during the Easter weekend.
PE bus drivers to return to work on Tuesday

Monday 17 April 2017 16:51

Bus commuters in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro will breathe a sigh of relief on Tuesday morning when the striking bus drivers return to work.


Every year on the last Saturday of March people are encouraged to switch their lights off for an hour from 8:30pm to 9:30pm.
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.


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