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Local film festival to be screened in Nelson Mandela Bay

Wednesday 4 May 2016 21:19

In a first for Nelson Mandela Bay, a series of films and documentaries will be screened free of charge over the next few weeks.


Panayiotou, co-accused remanded again

Tuesday 3 May 2016 12:02

The murder case of Port Elizabeth businessman Christopher Panayiotou and his co-accused Sizwezakhe Vumazonke and Sinethemba Nenembe have been remanded again.


The yellow-fin tuna that were caught, all fell shy of qualifying for the bonanza prize.
PE’s Tuna fishing competition not a complete whitewash

Sunday 1 May 2016 21:52

The annual Tuna classic fishing competition held in Port Elizabeth ended in disappointment for the competitors as the big one eluded them yet again.


The disgruntled clubs led by the Rugby Transformation Coalition called for an urgent indaba with EPRU administrator.
Eastern Cape Rugby union internal crisis continues

Friday 29 April 2016 19:53

The disgruntled rugby clubs in the Eastern Province have requested their mother body to re -convene within 21 days the cancelled special council meeting which was scheduled for Saturday.


United was formed in 1976 when New Brighton and Fort Beaufort Cricket Clubs merged.
United cricket club celebrates 40 years

Thursday 28 April 2016 17:53

One of the oldest cricket clubs in the Port Elizabeth townships, celebrated its 40th anniversary this week.


Mandela Bay Metro hosts Commonwealth Judo Games

Monday 25 April 2016 21:12

Some of the world's best judo athletes are strutting their stuff in Nelson Mandela Bay at the Commonwealth Judo Games.


PE housing dispute turns Red Location Museum into a white elephant

Sunday 24 April 2016 19:09

A housing dispute at Red Location continues to block the opening of the museum, meant to be an economic lifeline for the impoverished community but remains closed for the last three years.


Male circumcision popular at NMMU

Saturday 23 April 2016 16:21

Each year, young men die or end up being mutilated after traditional circumcision during the winter or summer season.


South African Rugby’s Boks for Books initiative involves supplying fully-stocked mobile or refurbished libraries to previously disadvantaged schools.
SA Rugby celebrates World Book Day

Saturday 23 April 2016 12:54

South African Rugby on Saturday marked World Book Day with the announcement that it would open its seventh Boks for Books library, in the Nelson Mandela Bay region.


Lions head coach has made an additional three changes to the starting line-up from the one which beat the Cape side 29-22.
Lions field new look front-row against Kings in PE

Thursday 21 April 2016 15:27

A new look Lions front row is set to face the Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday as head coach Johan Ackermann names his side for the Vodacom Super Rugby match at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.


The patients were admitted to four hospitals in the Free State with various injuries including fractures.
ANC bus crash victims transferred to Gauteng hospitals

Wednesday 20 April 2016 16:33

The Department of Health in the Free State says most of the injured victims of the bus crash affecting ANC volunteers have been either discharged or referred to Gauteng hospitals.


Ten ANC volunteers lost their lives when the bus they were travelling in lost control and veered off the road and rolled several times.
Joint memorial service for bus crash victims

Tuesday 19 April 2016 17:52

There will be a joint funeral service for nine of the ten ANC volunteers who died in a bus accident on their way from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg.


Police say they have enough evidence to prove that the two drivers caused the crash by swapping seats while the vehicle was in motion.
Family decries loss of 'breadwinner' in ANC bus crash

Tuesday 19 April 2016 07:28

The family of one of 10 people who were killed in the crash which happened in Winburg in the Free State at the weekend says it has lost a bread winner.


A total of 65 ANC members were traveling in the Kabati Transport Services bus.
ANC bus crash victims' names released

Tuesday 19 April 2016 06:01

The ANC in Gauteng has released the names of its members who died in a bus crash in the Free State while traveling back from the party's local government elections manifesto launch


Two SANDF members have been swept away by a current.
Search for two missing SANDF members continues

Monday 18 April 2016 20:45

SANDF Spokesperson Brigadier General Xolani Mabanga says two members who went missing at sea, this past Saturday at Second Beach in Port St Johns have still not been located.


Zuma extends condolences to families of members killed in bus accident

Monday 18 April 2016 15:24

President Zuma has extended his condolences to the families of eleven African National Congress (ANC) volunteers from Ekurhuleni who died in a bus accident.


Christopher Panayiotou businessman is accused of masterminding the April 2015, murder of his wife Jayde Panayiotou in April last year.
Panayiotou case postponed to May

Monday 18 April 2016 12:44

Magistrate Este Petzer says no more postponements will be allowed in this case.


Port Elizabeth businessman Christopher Panayiotou is accused of masterminding the April 2015, murder of his wife Jayde Panayiotou in April last year.
Panayiotou, co-accused back in PE court

Monday 18 April 2016 06:23

State prosecutor indicated that the NPA had made an application to the US Department of Homeland Security to retrieve the data from Panayiotou 's cell-phone.


Heinrich Williams and his furry buddy, Viking.
Man's best friend makes history in Port Elizabeth

Sunday 17 April 2016 21:16

Four year-old golden retriever, Viking has made history in Port Elizabeth.


The crash has sent shockwaves around the country.
Magashule offers condolences to bus victims' families

Sunday 17 April 2016 19:12

Free State Premier, Ace Magashule has sent messages of condolences to the families of those who died in a bus accident in the province on Sunday.


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