SABC News - Port Elizabeth

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SA Chinese community welcomes year of the Monkey

Monday 8 February 2016 09:20

The Chinese New Year was celebrated in a festival of colour and sound in Port Elizabeth on Sunday night

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Hales helps England thump SA by five wickets

Saturday 6 February 2016 19:05

Alex Hales laid the foundation and then Jos Buttler, England’s match-winner in the first match at Bloemfontein, played another key innings to help England to victory by five wickets with 22 balls.

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Conditions at St. Georges Park are unlikely to be as batting friendly as those in Bloemfontein.
Proteas under pressure ahead of 2nd England ODI clash

Friday 5 February 2016 19:44

The South African cricket team is under pressure going into the second One Day International against England at St. Georges Park in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

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About 56 schools in the Northern Areas of PE remain dysfunctional two weeks into the first term.
PE parents still refuse to send children to school

Friday 5 February 2016 09:50

Angry Port Elizabeth parents says they will not send their children to school until their demands are met.

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Angry PE parents shut down schools

Thursday 4 February 2016 18:43

Disgruntled parents from the northern areas of Port Elizabeth shut down two schools in the area on Thursday.

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E Cape education appoints 98 new teachers

Thursday 4 February 2016 10:15

The Eastern Cape Education Department has appointed 98 new teachers to fill vacant posts in Port Elizabeth's northern areas and Uitenhage.

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EP Pty Ltd has failed to meet Sunday's deadline to pay players owed months in outstanding salaries.
EP Rugby Union to address financial challenges

Tuesday 2 February 2016 16:47

Liquidation proceedings against the cash strapped Eastern Province Rugby Union Pty Ltd, will be heard on March 10 at the Port Elizabeth High Court.

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E Cape temperature reaches record highs

Tuesday 2 February 2016 12:25

The Eastern Cape experienced scorching heat on Monday, with an all-time high record of 46 degrees celsius measured at Addo Elephant Park.

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Ntlemeza tackles gangsterism in PE

Monday 1 February 2016 06:14

Mthandazo Berning Ntlemeza has announced the establishment of a multi-disciplinary task team to deal with gangsterism in the Northern Areas of Port Elizabeth.

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The Northern Areas of Port Elizabeth are notorious for gang related shootings, drugs and alcohol abuse.
Police probe gang related murders in PE

Sunday 31 January 2016 19:35

Police in Port Elizabeth are investigating six gang related murders over a twelve hour period this weekend.

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DA councillor voted out for “racist” comment

Thursday 28 January 2016 18:29

A DA councillor, who has referred to an UDM councillor as a baboon, has been removed from his duties.

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Nathi Nhleko was speaking in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, where he opened a state of the art 10111 Police Commandment Center.
Police, communities need to improve relationship: Nhleko

Wednesday 27 January 2016 18:34

Police Minister, Nathi Nhleko says the lack of accessibility to police and their visibility are major challenges that still facing communities in South Africa.

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Eastern Cape schools launch water project

Sunday 24 January 2016 20:54

As the Eastern Cape continues to suffer the effects drought, several schools in Port Elizabeth launched a week long water collection project.

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NMMU institutes R13 million debt relief programme

Saturday 23 January 2016 20:37

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth has instituted a R13 million debt relief programme.

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Eskom accused of making consumers pay for its inefficiencies

Wednesday 20 January 2016 21:18

The Nelson Mandela Business Chamber has accused Eskom of making consumers pay for its inefficiencies.

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The ANC says it will sort out all the political challenges facing the party in the metro.
ANC confident it will retain Nelson Mandela Metro

Tuesday 19 January 2016 16:32

The African National Congress in the Eastern Cape remains confident that it will retain the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in the province.

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Angry parents prevent pupils from going to school

Monday 18 January 2016 09:08

The Northern Areas Education Forum’s secretary in Port Elizabeth, Richard Draai, says they will continue to prevent their children from going to school until the government addresses their concerns.

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E Cape parents threaten to shut down schools

Monday 18 January 2016 07:59

Disgruntled parents in PE's northern area have threatened to close schools, if the Department of Education does not respond swiftly to their demands for extra teachers and infrastructure.

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Eskom and NMMU develop innovative world-first welding technology

Monday 18 January 2016 06:02

Eskom in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth has developed an internationally accredited “commercial-ready” technology.

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School safety prioritised at EC schools

Wednesday 13 January 2016 11:19

Eastern Cape Premier Pumulo Masualle has wished pupils well in their studies in the province.

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