SABC News - Port Elizabeth


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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