SABC News - Port Elizabeth


The protest comes after suspected gangsters entered David Livingstone High School on Tuesday and assaulted learners.
PE community protests against gangsterism

Saturday 27 August 2016 16:07

Dozens of residents, learners and teachers from David Livingstone High School marched through the streets carrying placards denouncing gang violence.


Williams appointed CEO of Eastern Province Cricket

Friday 26 August 2016 19:28

Top Eastern Cape administrator, Mark Williams, has been appointed the new CEO of Eastern Province Cricket.


Tests scheduled for Tuesday at NMMU have been cancelled.
NMMU students vow to continue FeesMustFall protests

Tuesday 23 August 2016 18:17

NMMU students in Port Elizabeth have vowed to continue with the 'Fees must Fall' protests, despite the Students Representative Council (SRC) trying to convince them otherwise.


The 18-year-old is expected to appear in court on Wednesday.
Suspect arrested in NMMU murder, rape case

Tuesday 23 August 2016 18:13

A suspect is expected to appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on Wednesday in connection with the murder of a Nelson Mandela University male student and rape of his female friend.


St Croix hosts 55% of the world’s African Penguins.
Endangered African Penguins under threat following oil spill

Monday 22 August 2016 19:38

The number of oil-soaked penguins rescued from Algoa Bay following a spill continues to rise.


Police probe attempted murder case in PE

Sunday 21 August 2016 12:00

Police have opened a case of attempted murder following a shooting incident near the Boardwalk and Entertainment Complex in Port Elizabeth.


Large number of oiled penguins rescued in Algoa Bay

Sunday 21 August 2016 08:43

A large number of oiled penguins have been rescued for cleaning at the St Croix Island group in Algoa Bay, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said on Sunday.


Communications Deputy Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, attended the event.
Women in media share experiences at 2nd VPA Boss Moves Women in Media

Saturday 20 August 2016 15:32

Women in the media have shared experiences at the second annual VPA Boss Moves Women in Media event in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


The Chilli Boys kick off their league campaign against Free State Stars on Tuesday at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
Chippa United aims to win medals this season

Friday 19 August 2016 21:40

Port Elizabeth-based ABSA Premiership football club, Chippa United aims to bag some silverware this season.


BASF says it will hold a meeting with striking workers to discuss possible solutions.
Striking BASF Numsa workers demand back pay

Friday 19 August 2016 18:05

National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa workers at BASF in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape are striking, demanding back pay on their salary increase.


Athol Trollip is the first Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor not to come from the African National Congress.
Trollip promises to rid Nelson Mandela Bay Metro of corruption

Thursday 18 August 2016 19:58

Newly-elected Nelson Mandela Bay multi-party coalition government led by the Democratic Alliance (DA) has prioritised rooting out corruption, growing the economy and creating job opportunities.


The newly formed coalition in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro says it’s going to prioritise rooting out corruption and ensure excellent service delivery.
Dawn of a new government for Mandela Bay metro

Wednesday 17 August 2016 21:30

A dawn of a new government in the Nelson Mandela Bay looms as the African National Congress gets stripped of political control of the municipality.


The Smile Foundation helps children who suffer from treatable facial abnormalities such as cleft lip and palate, burns and facial paralysis.
Smile Week gets underway in Port Elizabeth

Tuesday 16 August 2016 18:54

The annual Smile Week, where plastic surgeons assist children in need of facial and other reconstruction is underway at Port Elizabeth's Provincial Hospital.  


One of the students was shot and killed while the female was raped.
Police recover murdered students' hijacked vehicle

Tuesday 16 August 2016 12:20

Eastern Cape police have recovered the vehicle which belonged to two students who were hijacked and kidnapped in North End in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.  


Higher Education Minister, Blade Nzimande briefed the media in Johannesburg on Monday following threats by the South African Union of Students to shut down universities if fees are increased.
Fees increment still to be decided says Nzimande

Monday 15 August 2016 19:02

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says students should know by the end of this month if there will be fees increases for next year.


Lillian Diedericks' statue was not one of those unveiled on Women's Day.
Government to probe Women's Day stalwart's statue omission

Saturday 13 August 2016 20:54

Government is to launch an investigation into the omission of Lillian Diedericks from the 60th Anniversary celebration statue unveiling by President Jacob Zuma on Women's Day.


A large group of people gathered at the Walmer High School to bid farewell to Ncebo Dywili.
ANC Councillor Dywilli laid to rest

Sunday 7 August 2016 21:25

The slain African National Congress (ANC) candidate for ward 4 in Nelson Mandela Bay, Nceba Dywili, has been buried in Walmer Township in Port Elizabeth.


DA leader Mmusi Maimane has told a large crowd of excited supporters in Port Elizabeth that it is now time for sleeves to be rolled up and the work to start.
Maimane confident of township support in EC

Saturday 6 August 2016 20:46

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the argument that Port Elizabeth townships did not vote, leading to his party's victory in the Nelson Mandela Metro is a myth.


The mayor-elect of Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Athol Trollip.
Trollip promises improved Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

Saturday 6 August 2016 08:50

The mayor-elect of Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Athol Trollip, has told supporters at the Donkin Reserve in Port Elizabeth that the DA will roll-up sleeves and make the metro a better place to live in.


Possible new administration for Nelson Mandela Bay

Friday 5 August 2016 04:48

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro an African National Congress (ANC) stronghold since the fall of apartheid 22 years ago could have a new administration on Friday.


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