SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Gigaba condemns child trafficking in SA

Saturday 4 July 2015 06:55

Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, has lamented the continuation of child trafficking and abduction in South Africa.


Land claimants prefer money over land: Nkwinti

Friday 3 July 2015 11:28

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister, Gugile Nkwinti, says the preferential of money over land by land claimants also contributes to the slow progress of land reform.


National Arts Festival opens in Grahamstown

Wednesday 1 July 2015 18:05

All eyes will be on the National Arts Festival which opens in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday night.


The development team is made up of players who did not make the EP Craven Week team.
EC Rugby Union focused on rugby development

Tuesday 30 June 2015 19:40

A development team selected by Eastern Province Rugby Union is seeking to make its mark during the Standard Bank Cape Schools Rugby tournament currently underway at Grey High School in Port Elizabeth.


Mixed reaction over liquor in grocery stores judgement

Tuesday 30 June 2015 19:03

Consumers in Port Elizabeth have mixed feelings on a judgement passed by the Constitutional Court on the selling of liquor in grocery stores in the Eastern Cape.


R7 million for one buffalo

Sunday 28 June 2015 20:20

A buffalo has sold for R7 million at an auction held at Addo Elephant National Park.


Eskom says load shedding is implemented as a necessary measure to protect the power system.
Eskom implements stage 2 load shedding

Saturday 27 June 2015 17:08

Eskom has implemented stage two load-shedding which is expected to end at nine pm.


Chippa confirms Sikhakhane’s appointment

Saturday 27 June 2015 07:28

Chippa United fans have welcomed the return of coach Roger Sikhakhane to the team.


Disabled youth receive IDs for the first time

Wednesday 24 June 2015 20:28

After years of waiting a group of 60 disabled pupils from Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape have received identity documents and will be able to access government grants.


Court receives Panayiotou’s notice of appeal

Wednesday 24 June 2015 16:09

The Port Elizabeth High Court has received a notice of appeal from murder accused, Christopher Panayiotou's defence team.


Proposal to change PE Opera House name

Tuesday 23 June 2015 20:04

General Manager of the Port Elizabeth Opera House, Monde Ngonyama, says they've submitted a formal proposal to the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro on the renaming of the Opera House.


Panayiouto, co-accused's case remanded

Friday 19 June 2015 11:05

The case of murder accused, Christopher Panayiotou and two co-accused has been remanded until August 13 for further investigations.


Panayiotou and alleged co-conspirators to appear in court

Friday 19 June 2015 05:33

Murder accused Christopher Panayiotou will on Friday appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court alongside his co-accused Luthando Siyoli and Sizwezakhe Vumazonke.


Fracking not as risky as before: Eco-conservationist

Wednesday 17 June 2015 18:20

Leading South African eco-conservationist, Adrian Gardiner, says the fears that other conservation groups have expressed about fracking in the Karoo can be overstated.


DA leader  Mmusi Maimane slammed the state of education, saying it must be turned around to ensure a prosperous future.
Maimane slams current state of education

Tuesday 16 June 2015 18:55

The Democratic Alliance (DA)  leader Mmusi Maimane has described the school education system as the biggest failure since the advent of democracy.


Gang deaths on the rise in PE

Saturday 13 June 2015 19:53

More than 120 people have died in gang violence in the northern areas of Port Elizabeth in the past two years.


Panayiotou denied bail for various reasons

Friday 12 June 2015 17:17

Magistrate Abigail Beeton says murder accused Christopher Panayiotou would be likely to interfere with witnesses if he were granted bail.


Christopher Panyiotou's legal team has also indicated that they are considering applying for leave to appeal against magistrate's ruling.
Panyaiotou to hear reasons for bail refusal

Friday 12 June 2015 10:03

The Port Elizabeth man accused of masterminding the abduction and murder of his wife, Jayde Panayiotou, will on Friday hear why he was refused bail.


Eskom to implement stage 2 load shedding

Wednesday 10 June 2015 18:29

Eskom announced on Wednesday that it will implement stage 2 load shedding from 16:00 on Wednesday, which is likely to continue until 22:00 this evening.


ANC says the ruling party lost eight wards in the area.
ANC campaigns in highly contested Mandela Bay Metro

Sunday 7 June 2015 18:24

The race to crucial by-elections in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has begun with the African National Congress (ANC) starting its campaign in Port Elizabeth.


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