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Every year on the last Saturday of March people are encouraged to switch their lights off for an hour from 8:30pm to 9:30pm.
NMB joins the world in observing earth hour

Saturday 25 March 2017 16:06

As part of observing Earth Hour, the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has switched on the Solar Power installation at the municipal electricity department in Port Elizabeth.

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The girl is receiving counselling after being traumatised by the video going public.
Parents to press charges after teen porn went viral

Thursday 23 March 2017 21:15

People who shared a video on social media of a 14 year old girl performing sexual acts on herself might end up in trouble with the law.

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Jonas calls for a new breed of ANC leaders

Tuesday 21 March 2017 19:49

Deputy Finance Minister, Mcebisi Jonas, has called on African National Congress (ANC) members to defend the party from those seeking to use it to enrich themselves.  

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The term ‘coloured’ is derogatory: Khoisan activist

Tuesday 21 March 2017 12:10

A group of Khoisan activists is marching from Port Elizabeth to Bhisho to lobby for the removal of the word 'Coloured' from South Africa's statutes.

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Chippa United were knocked out at this stage last season by another NFD side Baroka FC.
Chippa United hope to redeem themselves in Nedbank Cup

Tuesday 14 March 2017 17:10

The Nedbank Cup offers Chippa United one last chance to salvage some silverware this season. United will host First Division side, Witbank Spurs in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.

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Chippa United hopeful for Nedbank Cup

Monday 13 March 2017 20:32

Chippa United's coaching staff are fully aware of the dangers that little known Witbank Spurs could pose when they clash at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

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The ANC Regional Conference is taking place in Nelson Mandela Bay over the weekend.
ANC regional conference aims to win people’s confidence

Saturday 11 March 2017 13:18

Regional spokesperson Gift Ngqondi says the aim of the conference is to deliberate on issues affecting the ANC.

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The ANC Regional Conference is taking place in Nelson Mandela Bay this weekend.
All systems go for ANC Regional Elective Conference in Mandela Bay

Friday 10 March 2017 18:40

The much-anticipated African National Congress (ANC) Regional Elective Conference kicks off in Nelson Mandela Bay this weekend.

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The Stormers have made lots of changes to the team that beat the Jaquares last weekend mainly because of injury.
Etzebeth to captain Stormers in Super Kings clash

Thursday 9 March 2017 18:45

Springbok lock, Eben Etzebeth will captain the Stormers in their Super Rugby clash against the Super Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday with Siya Kolisi being rested.

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The Africa for Africa women's conference is critically looking at economic opportunities for women in Africa.
African women conference tackles funding issues

Thursday 9 March 2017 10:11

The Africa for Africa women's conference, currently underway in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape aims to put resolutions in place that will empower women in Africa.

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The conference is critically looking at economic opportunities for women in Africa.
African women conference fosters economic emancipation

Wednesday 8 March 2017 12:28

African women have gathered at the Africa for Africa International Women's Conference in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. This as the world marks International Women's Day.

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Professor Thobile Busi, the first black reverend of the Dutch Reformed Church in Africa has been honoured for his work.
First black reverend of the Dutch Reformed Church in Africa honoured

Saturday 4 March 2017 16:16

The first black Reverend of the Dutch Reformed Church in Africa, Professor Thobile Busi, has been honoured for his ministry work in Port Elizabeth.

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This year the theme of World Hearing Day is "Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment".
World Hearing Day: Spotlight on economic impact of hearing loss

Friday 3 March 2017 18:54

More than 500 million people lose their hearing and half of them are children and young adults.

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In February several videos have emerged on social media showing bullying across the country.
Girl drops out of school after bullying

Thursday 2 March 2017 14:21

Bullying in schools has become one of the challenges facing the department of education.

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The drought in Port Elizabeth is severely affecting small businesses.
Drought in Nelson Mandela Bay hitting small businesses hard

Tuesday 28 February 2017 15:24

The Nelson Mandela Business Chamber says the drought hitting Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas might have a severe impact

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Trollip defends demolition of illegal shacks

Friday 24 February 2017 12:02

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip has defended the demolition of illegal shacks in Well Estate Township in Port Elizabeth saying they were demolished following a court order.

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The Nelson Mandela Bay has just 15 months of water left.
Solution in sight for Nelson Mandela Bay water woes

Thursday 23 February 2017 18:11

Residents of Nelson Mandela Bay continue to face water restrictions due to a crippling drought and there is no long term forecast for significant rainfalls.

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The MKMVA members call for police to be swift when responding to crime reports.
MKMVA members embark on a march against crime

Tuesday 21 February 2017 15:17

Members of the uMkhonto Wesizwe Military Veterans Association have marched to the New Brighton Police Station in Port Elizabeth, protesting against crime.

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Themba’s dream, which focuses on substance abuse, will be featured at the national arts festival in Grahamstown.
Play highlights substance abuse in PE

Sunday 19 February 2017 19:43

Substance abuse and other social ills take centre stage in a theatre production that aims to tackle challenges faced by the youth at Walmer township in Port Elizabeth.

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The youth in Eastern Cape have welcomed Cricket SA, EP Cricket' initiative to develop the sport in the province.
Cricket SA, EP Cricket aim to find talent in rural areas

Saturday 18 February 2017 21:00

Finding cricket talent in the rural areas is the goal of the latest initiative by Cricket South Africa and EP Cricket in the small Karoo town of Somerset East.

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