SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Public Protector laments lack of funding for Chapter Nine’s

Friday 24 October 2014 06:14

Public Protector Thuli Mandonsela has expressed concern over government's lack of funding of Chapter Nine institutions like her office.


Paedophiles target young children online

Monday 20 October 2014 18:58

Young children often become the target of paedophiles and bullies on the internet.


ANC raises concerns over unstable EC municipalities

Monday 20 October 2014 06:03

The ANC national leadership has raised its concerns regarding instability in some of the ruling party municipalities in the Eastern Cape.


PE SMMEs cry foul over tender awarding

Thursday 16 October 2014 08:35

Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises in Port Elizabeth have threatened to disrupt the bucket eradication programme in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


Nondzaba the Black Mamba died at the age of 51, at his Motherwell home in Port Elizabeth
Boxing fraternity mourns death of ‘Black Mamba’

Wednesday 8 October 2014 11:14

The Eastern Cape boxing fraternity has lost one of its best boxers who put the province on the map


SA receives more Blue Flag beaches

Tuesday 7 October 2014 17:24

Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, says the Blue Flag programme is growing rapidly in South Africa


Sauls-August sends warning to illegal RDP house sellers

Tuesday 7 October 2014 06:19

Eastern Cape MEC for Human Settlement, Helen Sauls-August, has sent out a stern warning to RDP beneficiaries selling their houses to other people that legal action will be taken against them.


PE, East London housing project to cost billions

Monday 6 October 2014 06:30

Overcrowding and small houses will soon be a thing of the past for residents of Helenvale in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


Govt urged to step up anti-poaching fight

Saturday 4 October 2014 19:15

Animal rights organisations have called upon government to step up the fight against elephant and rhino poaching.


Satellite seal makes a detour near Cape Town

Wednesday 1 October 2014 20:37

Bokkie, the rehabilitated sub antarctic seal that was released from Port Elizabeth into the Aghulhas current with a satellite tracking device, has already travelled five thousand kilometres.


Eastern Cape Education MEC, Mandla Makhuphula, says no teacher will lose their job
No extra teachers for E Cape schools: Department

Tuesday 30 September 2014 19:50

The Eastern Cape Education Department says additional teachers in the province will not be employed in the next academic year, but will instead be moved from schools with a surplus to areas in need.


Heritage Day celebrations around the country

Wednesday 24 September 2014 20:46

The preservation of culture underscored many Heritage Day events across the country.


Labour deputy concerned over “collusion” in mining

Monday 22 September 2014 17:49

Labour Deputy-Minister, Phathekile Holomisa, has raised concerns over what he refers to as the high levels of collusion in the construction industry.


Vusi Pikoli says the recent attacks against the Public Protector’s office is a shame.
Pikoli laments attacks on Chapter Nine Institutions

Sunday 21 September 2014 07:30

Former NPA boss, Vusi Pikoli has decried what he refers to as constant attacks on the Chapter Nine Institutions.


Parents shut down schools in PE

Friday 19 September 2014 13:34

Parents from the Northern Areas schools in Port Elizabeth have vowed to continue shutting down schools in the area until the Department of Education provides them with more teachers


Bucket toilet system on the rise: Report

Wednesday 17 September 2014 18:14

The recent Statistics SA figures in Municipal Census Report indicates that while more homes are receiving basic municipal services, use of bucket toilet system continues to rise.


SABC journalists shine at Vodacom awards

Wednesday 17 September 2014 07:25

SABC News has scooped three awards in this year's Vodacom regional awards in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


The Bulls led by a narrow 11-6 at half-time.
Bulls claim away win

Saturday 13 September 2014 14:44

The Blue Bulls defence held firm to give them a second win over the EP Kings in the Currie Cup this season as they registered a 28-13 victory at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.


Vodacom launches E Cape ICT teacher centre

Friday 12 September 2014 11:38

Vodacom in partnership with the Eastern Cape Department of Basic Education has unveiled an ICT teacher training centre in Port Elizabeth.


'Confidant' remembers Steve Biko

Friday 12 September 2014 09:00

Black Consciousness leader Peter Jones says commemorating Steve Biko's death is an opportunity to reflect upon what is missing from contemporary society.


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