SABC News - Nelson Mandela Bay Metro


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ANC's NEC member Jackson Mthembu says they have withdrawn their objection of the Nelson Mandela Bay metro results with the IEC in the municipality.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


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.


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