SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Langa relives massacre

Friday 20 March 2015 19:43

Victims of the Langa Massacre are reliving their memories and telling their stories of what happened in Uitenhague 30 years ago.


Vavi to decide on his future in Cosatu next week

Wednesday 18 March 2015 19:16

Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he will decide next week whether he will stay or leave the federation.


AmaZulu in never-say-die draw

Saturday 14 March 2015 07:33

A 10-man, relegation-threatened Amazulu survived an 85-minute siege to gain a valuable 1-1.


Ernst Middendorp has recorded two draws and suffered three defeats in his five matches in charge.
Chippa United supporters want Middendorp fired

Thursday 12 March 2015 17:50

Chippa United Coach, Ernest Middendorp, is under pressure to produce positive results in the Premier Soccer League.


Tuesday is the last day of the Africa for Africa Women's Conference.
E Cape vows to implement women’s conference resolutions

Tuesday 10 March 2015 17:37

The Department of Social Development in the Eastern Cape has vowed to do everything in its power to ensure resolutions taken at the Africa for Africa Women's Conference are implemented.


Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is calling for women empowerment.
Empowerment of women a solution to African problems: Dlamini-Zuma

Monday 9 March 2015 19:07

The African Union (AU) Chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says the empowerment of women is a possible solution to problems women on the continent face, like poverty.


Africa lags in uplifting women: Zuma

Monday 9 March 2015 06:55

Every year on the 8th of March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to take stock of what has been achieved in relation to women emancipation.


President Jacob Zuma will part of the delegates attending the Africa International Women's Day.
Zuma to open Africa International Women’s Day

Sunday 8 March 2015 15:00

President Jacob Zuma is expected to officially open the Africa International Women's Day Conference in Port Elizabeth on Sunday afternoon.


Winless frustration continues for Chippa

Thursday 5 March 2015 11:47

Chippa United's winless frustration continued on Wednesday night as Polokwane City snatched a late equaliser in the 1-1 Premier League draw at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.


Hundreds shave for cancer

Saturday 28 February 2015 16:42

The annual cancer awareness campaign known as the Shavathong started countrywide on Saturday.


The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro says that it has tried all humane ways to convince the residents to vacate the land of their own accord.
Fraud and corruption blamed for housing delivery chaos and evictions

Thursday 26 February 2015 10:30

Clashes between public order police and residents of Qunu informal settlement in Port Elizabeth have been attributed to fraud and corruption. Residents refuse to vacate the illegally occupied land.


Plans afoot to install cellphone jammers in SA prisons

Saturday 21 February 2015 18:00

Plans by the Department of Justice and Correctional Services to put cellphone jammers in South African prisons are at an advance stage.


New offspring gives hope to rhino species

Friday 20 February 2015 20:37

Rhino poaching remains a headline grabber but in Port Elizabeth there is some good news in the world of Rhinos.


Load shedding affects water supply in PE suburbs

Wednesday 18 February 2015 11:20

A number of suburbs in Port Elizabeth are facing a water shortage after two major pipelines from Impofu and Churchill dams collapsed near Van Stadens.


85th Nigerian Church collapse victim laid to rest

Saturday 14 February 2015 19:26

After a painful four month wait the Mzinyathi family has finally laid their son to rest in Uitenhage.


The provincial government has closed down Lwandlekazi High School in Port Elizabeth.
Port Elizabeth school closed down

Friday 13 February 2015 16:20

The provincial government has closed down Lwandlekazi High School in Port Elizabeth due to the resignation of teachers and a lack of teaching resources.


Proposed govt sanctioned fish farm hits a snag

Wednesday 11 February 2015 19:40

The proposed government sanctioned fish farm for Nelson Mandela Bay in Port Elizabeth has hit a snag.


Palestinian activist condemns ISIS activities  

Monday 9 February 2015 06:32

Palestinian struggle hero, Leila Khaled, has condemned the activities of militant group Islamic State describing them as acts of terror.


Proteas coach, Russel Domingo, is also from the Eastern Cape.
E Cape to enjoy big representation in Cricket World Cup

Monday 2 February 2015 20:23

The Eastern Cape, in particular Port Elizabeth, will be well represented when the South African cricket team travels the World Cup in Australasia later this week.


Amajimbos will take part in the Caf African Youth Championships from 15 February to 1 March.
Amajimbos ready for African championships

Monday 2 February 2015 17:35

The South African under-17 national team (Amajimbos) are adding their final touches ahead of the Caf African Youth Championships to be played in Niger later this month.


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