SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Murder accused Christopher Panayiotou.
Investigating officer in Panayiotou case takes the stand

Friday 28 April 2017 18:10

The investigating officer in the Jayde Panayiotou murder case, Kanna Swanepoel, took to the stand this week for cross-examination.


Sipho Pityana says if they didn’t win the court case, as civil society,South Africa would have been condemned to work to service a debt owed to the Russians.
Nuclear judgment seen as a huge step in right direction

Thursday 27 April 2017 18:35

Calls for the president to step down, were echoed at a Save SA rally in Port Elizabeth.


Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso's legal teams request for an urgent bail application was not granted after the Hawks requested more time to gather evidence.
Rape accused pastor to remain in jail

Saturday 22 April 2017 07:41

The Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on Friday says Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, who is accused of molesting more than 30 young women in his congregation, will remain in jail.


Christopher Panayiotou is accused of murdering his wife Jayde two years ago.
Six witnesses cross-examined in Panayiotou case

Friday 21 April 2017 17:21

The murder trial of Christopher Panayiotou and his two co-accused has been adjourned until Monday in the Port Elizabeth High Court.


Alleged 'sex pest' Nigerian pastor arrested in Port Elizabeth

Thursday 20 April 2017 16:16

Nigerian pastor, who is accused of sexually molesting young girls at his congregation, has been arrested in Port Elizabeth on Thursday.


Malesela warns Chilli Boyz not to underestimate Jomo Cosmos

Wednesday 19 April 2017 20:10

Chippa United's coaching staff has warned their players not to under estimate National First Division outfit, Jomo Cosmos, when the two teams clash in a Nedbank Cup quarter-final match this weekend.


 Port Elizabeth businessman Christopher Panayiotou is accused of killing his wife Jayde.
Panayiotou murder trial adjourned to Friday

Wednesday 19 April 2017 18:53

The murder trial of Port Elizabeth businessman Christopher Panayiotou and his two co-accused has been adjourned to Friday in the Port Elizabeth High Court.


The Splash Festival offers entertainment activities including sports and music.
Splash Festival underway in PE

Saturday 15 April 2017 20:26

The Nelson Mandela Bay annual Splash Festival is underway in Port Elizabeth.


A game reserve in Port Elizabeth is doing its fair share to protect Rhinos in South Africa.
Rhino conservation remains a challenge in SA

Friday 14 April 2017 19:23

The rhino poaching crisis has not deterred animal lovers from breeding Rhinos.


First gas cylinder plant to open in Eastern Cape

Wednesday 12 April 2017 17:38

The Coega Industrial Development Zone near Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, has introduced three projects, worth over a billion which will be rolled out from April.


EPRU elects new leadership

Saturday 8 April 2017 17:17

The Eastern Cape Rugby Union has elected new leadership. Local businessman Andre Rademan has been elected as the president of the union.


Minister Blade Nzimande says universities and colleges are important in ensuring the growth of the maritime industry.
Growth in maritime industry depends on adequate skills: Nzimande

Thursday 6 April 2017 19:13

Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande says the growth of the maritime industry depends largely on the supply of adequate skills.


Save SA continues to mobilise against President Zuma

Tuesday 4 April 2017 19:45

Residents of Nelson Mandela Bay gathered in large numbers under the banner of Save South Africa, calling on President Jacob Zuma to step down.


Save SA’s Jack says no more to economic, political wrecking

Monday 3 April 2017 09:28

Save SA’s Port Elizabeth Convener Mkhuseli Jack says they are taking the call for President Jacob Zuma to resign to all corners of South Africa.


Ben Hoffman also made history by breaking the course record finishing at a time of seven hours fifty seven minutes.
Ben Hoffman wins 2017 Iron Man African Championships

Sunday 2 April 2017 20:05

Defending champion Ben Hoffman has retained his title by winning the 2017 Iron Man African Championships in Port Elizabeth.


Mandela Bay hosts Iron Man African Championship

Sunday 2 April 2017 07:33

The Friendly City of Port Elizabeth is again hosting one of the biggest tri-Athlon sporting events in Southern Africa, the Iron Man African championship.


John Kani is among the theatre icons that were honoured in Port Elizabeth.
E Cape theatre icons honoured

Friday 31 March 2017 19:16

Three theatre icons from the Eastern Cape have been honoured by naming streets after them in Port Elizabeth.


Athletes from all over the world are flocking to Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality this weekend, including defending champions Kasia Lehronen and Ben Hoffman.
All set for the IRONMAN African Championship on Sunday

Friday 31 March 2017 16:52

Port Elizabeth will be throwing some epic head-to-head battles in one of the strongest professionals at this year's IRONMAN African Championships.


Hawks arrest Cheeky Watson

Friday 31 March 2017 09:36

Former Eastern Province rugby president, Cheeky Watson and four other people have been arrested by the Hawks in Port Elizabeth


Lungisa agrees to resign as ANC Chairperson in Mandela Bay

Monday 27 March 2017 15:15

Andile Lungisa has agreed to resign as the Chairperson of the African National Congress’s Nelson Mandela Bay branch .


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