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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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