SABC News - Port Elizabeth


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.


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.


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.


 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.


 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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