SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Three cyclists to represent SA in World Track Cycling Championships

Sunday 25 September 2016 07:32

Three Port Elizabeth cyclists are jetting off to Manchester in England next week to represent South Africa in the World Track Cycling Championships.


Atletico Madrid has signed a lucrative business deal with Absa Premiership club Chippa United which will be a launch pad for football development in South Africa.
Atletico Madrid concludes visit to Port Elizabeth

Wednesday 21 September 2016 21:16

A delegation from Spanish giants Atletico Madrid has concluded their two day-visit to Port Elizabeth where they had first-hand experience of the poor football facilities in the Nelson Mandela Metro.


The Chippa United partnership will also save the Spanish giants millions of rands on buying players.
Chippa United signs profitable deal with Atletico Madrid

Tuesday 20 September 2016 19:42

Chippa United has signed a lucrative business deal with well-known Spanish team Atletico Madrid.


Bob Hewitt was convicted on two counts of rape and indecent assault when he raped two girls and molested another in the 1980s and 1990s.
Hewitt starts his six year jail sentence

Tuesday 20 September 2016 16:53

Convicted rapist, Bob Hewitt has begun his six year sentence at the St Albans Correctional Centre outside Port Elizabeth.


Bob Hewitt has appealed his sentence without any success
Hewitt begins six year sentence

Tuesday 20 September 2016 11:57

Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt has started his six year sentence at the St Albans Correctional Services Centre in Port Elizabeth.


Bob Hewitt was sentenced to six years imprisonment.
Hewitt to hand himself over to authorities

Tuesday 20 September 2016 09:45

Former multiple doubles tennis Grand Slam champion, Bob Hewitt, is expected to hand himself over to authorities at the St Albans Correctional Services Centre in Port Elizabeth to start his sentence.


Black pupils at Collegiate Girls take a stand against racism

Monday 19 September 2016 18:33

Black parents and pupils of Collegiate Girls’ High School are now also taking a stand against race-related issues at the school.


Cosatu raised a number of labour-related issues including problems facing the ANC during the session.
Cosatu to discuss challenges faced by the ANC

Saturday 17 September 2016 20:27

Cosatu Deputy Secretary Solly Phetoe says the federation will discuss some of the problems facing the ANC at its special Central Executive Committee meeting.


Four E Cape teens arrested for hijacking, murder

Thursday 15 September 2016 20:42

Four teenagers aged between 15 and 16 years are in police custody.


Scores of rehabilitated African penguins released back into colonies

Thursday 15 September 2016 16:35

More than 70 rehabilitated African penguins have been released back into their colony at St Croix Island west of Port Elizabeth.


Christopher Panayiotou is accused of masterminding the abduction and murder of his schoolteacher wife, Jayde, in April last year.
Panayiotou and co-accused back in court

Thursday 15 September 2016 09:48

Earlier this month, a pre-trial conference was postponed after the alleged triggerman, Sizwezakhe Vumazonke, died shortly after slipping into a coma.


Heroic send-off for former Banyana Banyana defender

Tuesday 13 September 2016 21:34

Former Banyana Banyana central defender Amanda Sister received a heroic send-off at the Port Elizabeth Airport by the local soccer fraternity.


Malesela warns 'Chilli Boyz' against conceding soft goals

Thursday 8 September 2016 21:00

Chippa United coach Dan Malesela has warned his players against conceding soft goals when they clash with Absa Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns on Sunday.


Death of murder accused in Panayiotou case won't affect court :NPA

Wednesday 7 September 2016 19:52

The NPA says the death of a murder accused in the  Jayde Panayiotou murder case in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday, will not affect the state's case.


3.3% increase in GDP not enough: Kganyago

Wednesday 7 September 2016 19:20

The Governor of the SA Reserve Bank Lesetja Kganyago says the recent 3.3% increase in GDP for the second quarter is not enough to turn our economic difficulties around.


Principal, teacher relations key in solving problems in schools: Union

Tuesday 6 September 2016 18:09

Chris Klopper says the relationship between principals, teachers and the school governing body is key in solving issues.


ANC NEC members will visit the provinces of Limpopo, North West and Free State.
ANC leadership, structures to tackle internal issues

Saturday 3 September 2016 08:07

The ANC's top leadership will visit three provinces to engage party structures.


Water restrictions have been imposed and from Thursday residents may not use hose-pipes to water gardens or wash their cars.
Nelson Mandela Bay rolls out water restrictions

Thursday 1 September 2016 19:42

Residents and businesses in Nelson Mandela Bay have been requested to use less water as the city tries to cut its usage by at least 15%.


The Nelson Mandela University's Tourism department and Comair Limited's partnership is valid until 2018.
NMU tourism dept to partner with Comair Limited

Thursday 1 September 2016 15:00

The Nelson Mandela University's Tourism department has been given a boost with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between it and Comair Limited.


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.


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