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Vusi Pikoli says the recent attacks against the Public Protector’s office is a shame.
Pikoli laments attacks on Chapter Nine Institutions

Sunday 21 September 2014 07:30

Former NPA boss, Vusi Pikoli has decried what he refers to as constant attacks on the Chapter Nine Institutions.

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Parents shut down schools in PE

Friday 19 September 2014 13:34

Parents from the Northern Areas schools in Port Elizabeth have vowed to continue shutting down schools in the area until the Department of Education provides them with more teachers

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Bucket toilet system on the rise: Report

Wednesday 17 September 2014 18:14

The recent Statistics SA figures in Municipal Census Report indicates that while more homes are receiving basic municipal services, use of bucket toilet system continues to rise.

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SABC journalists shine at Vodacom awards

Wednesday 17 September 2014 07:25

SABC News has scooped three awards in this year's Vodacom regional awards in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.

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The Bulls led by a narrow 11-6 at half-time.
Bulls claim away win

Saturday 13 September 2014 14:44

The Blue Bulls defence held firm to give them a second win over the EP Kings in the Currie Cup this season as they registered a 28-13 victory at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

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Vodacom launches E Cape ICT teacher centre

Friday 12 September 2014 11:38

Vodacom in partnership with the Eastern Cape Department of Basic Education has unveiled an ICT teacher training centre in Port Elizabeth.

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'Confidant' remembers Steve Biko

Friday 12 September 2014 09:00

Black Consciousness leader Peter Jones says commemorating Steve Biko's death is an opportunity to reflect upon what is missing from contemporary society.

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Parents closed more than 40 schools to press for  their demands.
PE schools locked over teacher shortages

Wednesday 10 September 2014 14:55

The conflict between the Education Department and schools in Port Elizabeth's Northern Areas continues, with three more schools locking the gates over teacher shortages.

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 Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to hand down judgement in the case Oscar Pistorius on Thursday.
Steenkamp’s childhood friend hopes for a guilty verdict

Wednesday 10 September 2014 14:52

Reeva Steenkamp's childhood friend, Clarease Van Onselen says that Oscar Pistorius should be found guilty because she wants justice for Steenkamp.

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Sausage dog takes up tree climbing

Monday 8 September 2014 17:20

A special little sausage dog in Port Elizabeth is taking the breed to new heights - literally.

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South Africans will enjoy a week to admire the country's pristine parks.
Free entry all week into South African National Parks

Sunday 7 September 2014 12:50

South Africans will enjoy free access to national parks for a week from Monday. It's part of a national campaign to show case the country's national parks

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Moses Mabhida to host MTN8 final

Friday 5 September 2014 14:23

Durban's Moses Mabhida Stadium will host the final of the MTN8 between Soweto giants Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs on September 20.

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Schools in the Northern Areas of Port Elizabeth re-opened this week to allow matric trial exams to start.
E Cape promises to address shortage of teachers

Wednesday 3 September 2014 20:36

The Eastern Cape Education department has promised that the teacher shortage in the province will be addressed.

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Port Elizabeth decided to celebrate this season with a dip in the Indian Ocean
A different kind of Spring Day celebrated in PE

Monday 1 September 2014 20:19

To celebrate Spring people do a variety of things. Some plant a tree, others buy flowers but the people of Port Elizabeth decided to celebrate this season with a dip in the Indian Ocean.

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Family owned businesses are critical for the economy

Monday 1 September 2014 18:43

From jeweller to fine dining, market gardeners and even manufacturing, South Africans have proved that family and business can make 'sense/cents'.

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Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan
‘Not all municipalities are underperforming’

Saturday 30 August 2014 08:43

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan says the picture is not all doom and gloom in municipalities around the country.

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Bokkie was one of two sub-antarctic fur seals that were rehabilitated at Bayworld after they washed up on Eastern Cape beaches.
Rehabilitated seal doing well despite rough seas

Friday 29 August 2014 06:19

The sub-antarctic seal, named Bokkie that was released into the ocean near Port Elizabeth a month ago, has already travelled almost three thousand kilometres.

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Witness in the case of Pankie Sizani exposes more

Wednesday 27 August 2014 19:08

The defence has continued to poke holes into the testimony of state witnesses in the fraud and money laundering case against the wife of ANC Chief Whip, Stone Sizani.

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SA needs help with environmental health

Wednesday 27 August 2014 17:50

The President of SAIEH, Selva Mudaly says the biggest challenge for South Africa is to increase the number of Environmental Health Practitioners in the country.

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Pankie Sizani appeared at the Port Elizabeth Crimes Court on Friday.
Sizani’s wife fraud case postponed

Friday 22 August 2014 14:32

The fraud and money laundering case against the wife of the African National Congress Chief Whip, Stone Sizani, has been adjourned by the Port Elizabeth Crimes Court until Monday.

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