SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Vusi Pikoli says the recent attacks against the Public Protector’s office is a shame.
Pikoli laments attacks on Chapter Nine Institutions

Sunday 21 September 2014 07:30

Former NPA boss, Vusi Pikoli has decried what he refers to as constant attacks on the Chapter Nine Institutions.


Parents shut down schools in PE

Friday 19 September 2014 13:34

Parents from the Northern Areas schools in Port Elizabeth have vowed to continue shutting down schools in the area until the Department of Education provides them with more teachers


Bucket toilet system on the rise: Report

Wednesday 17 September 2014 18:14

The recent Statistics SA figures in Municipal Census Report indicates that while more homes are receiving basic municipal services, use of bucket toilet system continues to rise.


SABC journalists shine at Vodacom awards

Wednesday 17 September 2014 07:25

SABC News has scooped three awards in this year's Vodacom regional awards in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


The Bulls led by a narrow 11-6 at half-time.
Bulls claim away win

Saturday 13 September 2014 14:44

The Blue Bulls defence held firm to give them a second win over the EP Kings in the Currie Cup this season as they registered a 28-13 victory at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.


Vodacom launches E Cape ICT teacher centre

Friday 12 September 2014 11:38

Vodacom in partnership with the Eastern Cape Department of Basic Education has unveiled an ICT teacher training centre in Port Elizabeth.


'Confidant' remembers Steve Biko

Friday 12 September 2014 09:00

Black Consciousness leader Peter Jones says commemorating Steve Biko's death is an opportunity to reflect upon what is missing from contemporary society.


Parents closed more than 40 schools to press for  their demands.
PE schools locked over teacher shortages

Wednesday 10 September 2014 14:55

The conflict between the Education Department and schools in Port Elizabeth's Northern Areas continues, with three more schools locking the gates over teacher shortages.


 Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to hand down judgement in the case Oscar Pistorius on Thursday.
Steenkamp’s childhood friend hopes for a guilty verdict

Wednesday 10 September 2014 14:52

Reeva Steenkamp's childhood friend, Clarease Van Onselen says that Oscar Pistorius should be found guilty because she wants justice for Steenkamp.


Sausage dog takes up tree climbing

Monday 8 September 2014 17:20

A special little sausage dog in Port Elizabeth is taking the breed to new heights - literally.


South Africans will enjoy a week to admire the country's pristine parks.
Free entry all week into South African National Parks

Sunday 7 September 2014 12:50

South Africans will enjoy free access to national parks for a week from Monday. It's part of a national campaign to show case the country's national parks


Moses Mabhida to host MTN8 final

Friday 5 September 2014 14:23

Durban's Moses Mabhida Stadium will host the final of the MTN8 between Soweto giants Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs on September 20.


Schools in the Northern Areas of Port Elizabeth re-opened this week to allow matric trial exams to start.
E Cape promises to address shortage of teachers

Wednesday 3 September 2014 20:36

The Eastern Cape Education department has promised that the teacher shortage in the province will be addressed.


Port Elizabeth decided to celebrate this season with a dip in the Indian Ocean
A different kind of Spring Day celebrated in PE

Monday 1 September 2014 20:19

To celebrate Spring people do a variety of things. Some plant a tree, others buy flowers but the people of Port Elizabeth decided to celebrate this season with a dip in the Indian Ocean.


Family owned businesses are critical for the economy

Monday 1 September 2014 18:43

From jeweller to fine dining, market gardeners and even manufacturing, South Africans have proved that family and business can make 'sense/cents'.


Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan
‘Not all municipalities are underperforming’

Saturday 30 August 2014 08:43

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan says the picture is not all doom and gloom in municipalities around the country.


Bokkie was one of two sub-antarctic fur seals that were rehabilitated at Bayworld after they washed up on Eastern Cape beaches.
Rehabilitated seal doing well despite rough seas

Friday 29 August 2014 06:19

The sub-antarctic seal, named Bokkie that was released into the ocean near Port Elizabeth a month ago, has already travelled almost three thousand kilometres.


Witness in the case of Pankie Sizani exposes more

Wednesday 27 August 2014 19:08

The defence has continued to poke holes into the testimony of state witnesses in the fraud and money laundering case against the wife of ANC Chief Whip, Stone Sizani.


SA needs help with environmental health

Wednesday 27 August 2014 17:50

The President of SAIEH, Selva Mudaly says the biggest challenge for South Africa is to increase the number of Environmental Health Practitioners in the country.


Pankie Sizani appeared at the Port Elizabeth Crimes Court on Friday.
Sizani’s wife fraud case postponed

Friday 22 August 2014 14:32

The fraud and money laundering case against the wife of the African National Congress Chief Whip, Stone Sizani, has been adjourned by the Port Elizabeth Crimes Court until Monday.


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