SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Port Elizabeth businessman Christopher Panayiotou is accused of orchestrating the murder of his wife Jayde in April last year.
Panayiotou bail application postponed

Friday 27 May 2016 18:20

The bail application for murder accused Port Elizabeth businessman Christopher Panayiotou has been postponed until June 1.


Red Location Museum in PE to re-open

Thursday 26 May 2016 21:13

The iconic Red Location Museum in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth is poised to re-open.


It is suspect that the stolen medication will be used to mix dangerous drug combinations.
Antiretrovirals, TB medication stolen at PE hospital

Thursday 26 May 2016 20:02

Boxes of antiretrovirals and Tuberculosis medication have been stolen from Empilweni TB Hospital.


Panayiotou’s bail application to continue on Friday

Thursday 26 May 2016 19:04

The bail application of Christopher Panayiotou will continue in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on Friday.


Panayiotou to re-apply for bail

Wednesday 25 May 2016 07:25

Murder accused, Christopher Panayiotou, is expected to again apply for bail in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.


Fourteen rhino have been killed in the province during the past five months, which equals the number of killings during the whole of last year.
Rhinos dehorned at private game park in a bid to curb poaching

Tuesday 24 May 2016 20:14

The Eastern Cape is experiencing the worst year on record so far regarding rhino poaching.


 Economic Freedom Front leader Julius Malema was addressing EFF supporters in Port Elizabeth.
Malema calls for transparency in housing allocation lists

Sunday 22 May 2016 21:46

The leader of the Economic Freedom Front (EFF), Julius Malema, has called for transparency in housing allocation lists.


Volunteers get their hands dirty in bid to clean PE

Saturday 21 May 2016 19:42

A group of volunteers in Port Elizabeth are trying to make a difference and are getting their hands dirty as part of a clean-up campaign in the city.


Christopher Panayiotou and co-accused have been in custody more than a year pending the beginning of their trial.
Another postponement in Panayioutou case

Friday 20 May 2016 16:01

The latest bail application of murder accused, Christopher Panayiotou, has been postponed until May 25.


SALGA goes “back to basics” to rescue municipalities

Thursday 19 May 2016 21:44

SALGA will release a 10 point plan to re-build confidence in local governance and putting people first.


President Jacob Zuma delivered the ANC manifesto at the Nelson Mandelan Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
Is the ANC ‘advancing people’s power’?

Thursday 19 May 2016 19:42

The African National Congress rules the majority of South Africa’s municipalities.


Christopher Panayiotou has made three bail attempts.
Panayiotou's bail application postponed again

Thursday 19 May 2016 17:13

Christopher Panayiotou's bail application has been postponed until Friday in order to give the state enough time to look at outstanding documentation.


Salga Conference to tackle service delivery challenges

Thursday 19 May 2016 06:00

The South African Local Government Association’s (Salga) Special National Members Assembly kicks off at the Boardwalk in Port Elizabeth on Thursday.


Andries Nel held a roundtable discussion with media as part of the SALGA, which starts this Thursday.
SA's urbanisation to reap big rewards - Nel

Wednesday 18 May 2016 19:41

Co-operative Governance deputy minister, Andries Nel says the success of the Integrated Urban Development Framework will depend on the active participation of the people.


A team has been deployed to search for the two vessels.
SA seeks to improve monitoring of coastlines

Wednesday 18 May 2016 10:56

Minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries Senzeni Zokwana says his department is working on improving facilities that work on monitoring SA's coastlines.


PE couple due in court over child pornography

Tuesday 17 May 2016 06:16

The case against a Port Elizabeth couple accused of being part of a syndicate that distributed images of babies being abused will resume in the city’s magistrate’s court on Tuesday.


Statistics show that one in every 68 children born today will suffer from Autistic Spectrum Disorder
PE student to raise funds for autism through golf

Monday 16 May 2016 18:48

Port Elizabeth student, Mike Usendorff has combined his love of the game of golf and creating awareness about autism. A portion of the funds raised will go to the Els for Autism Foundation.


Panayiotou’s legal team in possession of new evidence

Monday 16 May 2016 14:18

A trial date has finally been set for murder accused, businessman Christopher Panayiotou and his two co-accused, Sizwe Vumazonke and Sinetemba Nenembe.


Mmusi Maimane says drug lords must not be the lords of any community.
Mmusi Maimane visits gang-ravaged parts of Port Elizabeth

Sunday 15 May 2016 19:56

The on-going gang violence in Port Elizabeth's northern areas prompted a visit by the Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane.


Gwede Mantashe spoke out against political killings after assassination attempts on O.R Tambo chairperson, Xolile Nkompela.
Give ANC time to fix mistakes: Mantashe

Saturday 14 May 2016 18:37

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe has urged South Africans to give his party time to sort out its mistakes and bring them a better South Africa.


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