SABC News - Port Elizabeth


The murder trial of Christopher Panayiotou continues in Port Elizabeth.
Dramatic U-turn in Panayiotou case as witness reneges testimony

Wednesday 26 October 2016 19:39

The state was left red faced when its key witness in the murder trial of Christopher Panayiotou, Babalwa Breakfast, reneged on her sworn statement implicating the accused.


SA universities continue to face disruptions

Tuesday 25 October 2016 21:32

Some universities continue to face disruptions as student protests enter a seventh week.


DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the party is against corruption.
Maimane campaigns in Nelson Mandela Bay ahead of by-elections

Saturday 22 October 2016 16:56

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane is campaigning in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality in Port Elizabeth, ahead of by-elections in November.


Mmusi Maimane says President Jacob Zuma had corrupted the state and captured its institutions that fought corruption, for his own nefarious means.
Zuma perfected crime of corruption: Maimane

Saturday 22 October 2016 13:31

President Jacob Zuma has perfected the crime of corruption, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said on Saturday.


Students oppose NMMU's plan to continue with the academic programme despite disruptions.
31 NMMU students to appear in court

Thursday 20 October 2016 08:30

Thirty one students from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape are expected to appear in the city's magistrate's court on public violence charges.


Christopher and Jayde Panayiotou.
PE businessman Christopher Panayiotou back in court for wife’s murder

Tuesday 18 October 2016 08:41

The trial of businessman Christopher Panayiotou and his two co-accused Sinethemba Nenembe and Zolani Sibeko continues in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Tuesday.


Picture of Jayde Panayiotou’s body mistakenly shown in court

Monday 17 October 2016 17:53

The murder trial of Christopher Panayiotou was met with drama when a snippet of Jayde Panayiotou's body was mistakenly shown during the questioning of SAPS members who found her body.


The cause of the fire which started Monday morning at the Xanadu Melody Club House is not known.
NMMU probes club house fire

Monday 17 October 2016 10:25

A building on the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University campus in Port Elizabeth has been burnt.


Christopher Panayiotou is facing charges including cospiracy to murder his wife Jayde Panayiotou.
Panayiotou murder case postponed to Monday

Thursday 13 October 2016 19:07

The Panayiotou murder case has been postponed to Monday next week by Port Elizabeth High Court in the Eastern Cape.


Christopher Panayiotou stands accused of masterminding the abduction and murder of his wife.
Court hears of Jayde Panayiotou’s injuries

Thursday 13 October 2016 12:45

A clinical pathologist has testified in the Christopher Panayiotou murder trial in the Port Elizabeth High Court in the Eastern Cape on the extent of injuries Jayde Panayiotou sustained.


Christopher Panayiotou is facing charges including conpiracy to muder his wife Jayde.
Jayde's sister Tonni Innings takes the stand in Panayiotou case

Wednesday 12 October 2016 15:36

A third witness has been called to the stand in the Jayde Panayiotou murder case in Port Elizabeth.


Christopher Panayiotou is accused of hiring a hitman to kill his wife.
Panayiotou denies paying R80 000 to find a hitman

Tuesday 11 October 2016 13:41

The defence advocate in the trial of murder accused Christopher Panayiotou has told the Port Elizabeth High Court that his client will deny paying the state witness R80 000 to source a hitman.


Christopher Panayiotou with his wife Jayde Panayiotou.
Panayiotou murder trial kicks off in PE

Tuesday 11 October 2016 08:40

The highly anticipated trial of murder accused, Christopher Panayiotou and his co-accused finally gets underway in the High Court in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.


Proteas captain, Faf Du Plessis was patient, although he should have been out on 17 when Adam Zampa spilled a simple catch.
SA clinch fourth straight ODI win over Australia

Sunday 9 October 2016 17:51

South Africa secured a fourth successive One Day International victory over Australia as Captain Faf Du Plessis top scored with 69 runs in a six-wicket win on Sunday.


Wildlife activists  have warned that rhinos could be extinct in 20 years.
PE residents join global march against rhino, elephant poaching

Saturday 8 October 2016 21:21

A global march for elephants and rhinos has seen Port Elizabeth residents join the call for governments to tackle this problem.


Proteas wrap up preparations ahead of 4th ODI against Australia

Saturday 8 October 2016 20:26

The Proteas wrapped up their preparations ahead of their 4th One Day International cricket game against the Australians at St. Georges Park  in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.


Pride at stake as Proteas take on Australia

Friday 7 October 2016 19:09

Pride of the nation is what will be at stake when the Proteas and Australia clash on the fourth One Day International (ODI) cricket match at St Georges' Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.


NMMU resumes operations

Friday 7 October 2016 11:04

After three weeks of a complete shutdown amidst student protests and the call for free tertiary education the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University will re-open its doors on Friday.


Danny Jordaan has not attended any council meetings since his ouster by the DA in municipal elections.
No surprise in Jordaan's resignation: Analyst

Tuesday 4 October 2016 06:26

Political analyst Ongama Mtimka says the sudden resignation of Danny Jordaan as the leader of the opposition in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro comes as no surprise.  


Since the local government elections, Danny Jordaan has missed all three official sittings of the new municipal council.
Bicks Ndoni to replace Danny Jordaan

Monday 3 October 2016 20:57

Bicks Ndoni will replace ousted Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Mayor Danny Jordaan following his sudden resignation.


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