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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.

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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'.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Tuks claim first victory

Thursday 21 August 2014 00:12

First-half goals from Ronald Ketjijere and Atusaye Nyondo set University of Pretoria on their way to a first Premiership victory of the season as they edged out Chippa United 2-1.

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PE electricity strike over

Thursday 14 August 2014 20:24

The strike at the Electricity and Energy directorate in Munilak in Port Elizabeth is over.

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A total of 25 wards will be contested by 62 candidates, representing 12 political parties and four independent candidates
Polls open for countrywide by-elections

Wednesday 13 August 2014 09:02

Polls have opened in by-elections for municipal councillors at 25 wards in all nine provinces across the country.

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Chippa off to a perfect start

Sunday 10 August 2014 10:39

Chippa United marked their return to the Premiership, and their first official home league game in Port Elizabeth, with a 2-0 win over Platinum Stars on Saturday evening.

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Kings look for consistency in cup

Thursday 7 August 2014 13:28

The EP Kings will be aiming for a high level of consistency when they open their Currie Cup premier division rugby campaign against Western Province in Port Elizabeth on Friday.

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Police Commissoner Riah Phiyega says officers should not use equipment for private jobs.
More police to be deployed in gang-plagued E Cape

Sunday 3 August 2014 17:50

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega says more police have been deployed to the northern areas of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape to deal with gang related activities.

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 Parties are campaigning ahead of the 2016 local government elections.
ANC members prevent Zille from addressing PE residents

Sunday 3 August 2014 16:05

ANC members have prevented Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Helen Zille from addressing residents of a Port Elizabeth township

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Organised-crime police look into councillor's murder

Sunday 3 August 2014 12:37

Eastern Cape police have put together a team of organised crime detectives from Port Elizabeth to investigate the murder of a Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Councillor in Uitenhage on Saturday night.

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 The seals had to be taken deep out to sea to meet up with the Aghullas current.
Two rehabilitated fur seals released in PE

Thursday 31 July 2014 05:53

Two sub-Antarctic fur seals have been released after spending months recuperating at Bayworld in Port Elizabeth.

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Chances of survival are good with both seals being in pristine condition.
Sub Antarctic fur seals released

Wednesday 30 July 2014 19:00

Two sub Antarctic fur seals have been released after spending months recuperating at Bayworld in Port Elizabeth.

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E Cape SMMEs to benefit from newly-launched incubator

Tuesday 29 July 2014 16:22

Eastern Cape black Small Medium and Micro Enterprises have been given a boost with the launch of an incubator centre in Port Elizabeth.

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Rhino horns surgically removed

Monday 28 July 2014 18:41

Rhinos in the Kragga Kamma Game Reserve in Port Elizabeth have had their horns surgically removed.

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South African protestors are not happy with Israel's attack on Gaza.
South Africans protestors march for an end to Israel’s attack on Gaza

Friday 25 July 2014 18:55

Several protests were held across the country calling on Israel to end its attack on Gaza.

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