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Govt in bid to reduce road deaths

Monday 31 August 2015 17:40

The Transport Department says it will hold an urgent meeting with all stakeholders in the transport sector to discuss regulatory issues.

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Defence Ministry honours military and struggle veterans in PE

Saturday 29 August 2015 20:37

The Ministry of Defence honoured 500 military and struggle veterans in Port Elizabeth.

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Ford SA says assembling Ford Ranger trucks in Africa in the country is an important milestone.
Ford SA to produce Ranger engines in PE

Friday 28 August 2015 18:04

Car manufacturing company Ford South Africa has announced a lucrative contract to produce engines for the new Ford Ranger bakkie at its Struandale Plant in Port Elizabeth.

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 President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans to save water.  
Zuma launches “War on Leaks” project

Friday 28 August 2015 12:45

President Jacob Zuma says government is committed to fighting water leakages in the country.

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 Port Elizabeth residents are not pleased with water loss in the area.
E Cape project aims to bring stability to water crisis

Friday 28 August 2015 06:27

A new project called "War on Leaks" spearheaded by President Jacob Zuma will be launched in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality on Friday.

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Jordaan pushes to root out corruption in Mandela Metro

Friday 28 August 2015 05:58

Executive Mayor Danny Jordaan's campaign to clean up the Eastern Cape's Nelson Mandela Metro and to deal with corruption has claimed its first casualties.

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Two shot dead outside Uitenhage tavern

Sunday 23 August 2015 19:40

Two people have been shot dead and four wounded outside a Uitenhage tavern in the Eastern Cape.

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PE municipality welcomes decision to object plan for fish farm

Saturday 22 August 2015 17:50

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has welcomed Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa's decision to set aside the environmental authorisation for the proposed fish farm off Hobie beach.

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Masutha seeks legal advice on Oscar matter  

Wednesday 19 August 2015 20:52

Justice Minister Michael Masutha is now seeking legal advice on whether Oscar Pistorius should be released on parole after serving 10 months behind bars.

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DA’s votes increased in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan during last year’s general elections.
Nelson Mandela Bay by-election a test to DA: Analyst

Wednesday 19 August 2015 07:48

Political Analyst Dr Mcebisi Ndletyana says Wednesday’s by-election in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan will test the DA’s appeal to blacks in townships.

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Walmer residents went on a rampage last week over poor service delivery.
Task team to look at challenges facing PE community

Wednesday 19 August 2015 05:42

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality has set-up a task team for the Walmer community in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.

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Acsa says poor visibility and bad weather conditions is behind the flight delays.
Delayed flights negatively affects PE businesses

Tuesday 18 August 2015 20:43

A second day of delayed flights to and from the Port Elizabeth airport has frustrated travellers.

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Aspiring golfers receive an opportunity of a lifetime

Sunday 16 August 2015 20:19

Young aspiring golfers from poor Port Elizabeth communities have received an opportunity of a lifetime.

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Walmer protesters occupy police station

Thursday 13 August 2015 19:48

Port Elizabeth police used stun grenades, tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a crowd that occupied the police station in Walmer.

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 Christopher Panayiotou is accused of conspiring the murder of his wife Jayde Panayiotou.
Panayiotou and co-accused to appear in court

Thursday 13 August 2015 06:08

Christopher Panayiotou and his remaining co-accused will appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

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Home Affairs will comply with ConCourt's order

Wednesday 12 August 2015 14:21

The Department of Home Affairs says it will comply with the Constitutional Court's order to re-open the refugee centre in Port Elizabeth.

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PE women make their mark in construction

Monday 10 August 2015 15:25

Six women from KwaZakhele in Port Elizabeth are doing it for themselves by manufacturing their own bricks.

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Muslim women need to be heard: Pandor

Sunday 9 August 2015 20:24

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says that young Muslim women need to stand up and make their voices heard.

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Chiefs kick-off title defence in PE

Friday 7 August 2015 14:13

In the midst of four straight days of Premiership action, Champions Kaizer Chiefs will begin the defence of their title against Chippa United at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, in Port Elizabeth.

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ConCourt refuses to hear Home Affairs PE office closure appeal

Thursday 6 August 2015 20:06

The Constitutional Court has refused to hear an appeal by the Department of Home Affairs regarding the closure of its reception office.

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