SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Springboks Fly-half, Elton Jantjies.
SA hang on to win 19-13 and clinch Ireland series

Saturday 25 June 2016 21:20

Elton Jantjies kicked South Africa to a 19-13 win over Ireland in the third and final test.


Gwede Mantashe conducted a door to door campaign at the Walmer Township.
ANC LGE campainging in full swing

Saturday 25 June 2016 15:37

ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has pleaded with the residents of Walmer township in Port Elizabeth to be more patient with the slow pace of housing delivery in that area.


Maimane continues to garner support in PE

Friday 24 June 2016 20:14

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane continued his push to garner support in the Nelson Mandela metro ahead of the local government elections.


Film and Television pioneer, Ben Nomoyi was laid to rest in Port Elizabeth on Friday.
Mourners hail Nomoyi at his funeral

Friday 24 June 2016 16:52

Film and Television pioneer, Ben Nomoyi has been described as an informative man, who was always eager to share his knowledge of the film industry.


Christopher Panayiotou, who stands accused of orchestrating the abduction and murder of his wife Jayde in April last year, has been incarcerated for more than 14 months.
Panayiotou's bail application to be finalised

Friday 24 June 2016 05:44

The drawn out bail application of Christopher Panayiotou will be finalised on Friday when the magistrate in the case, Abigail Beeton, gives her decision in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court.


Zille campaigns in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

Thursday 23 June 2016 19:28

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is going all out in its bid to win the highly contested Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


Tendai Mtawarira will be playing in his 78th match for South Africa is the most experienced member of the current squad.
Mtawarira cites discipline as key ahead of Ireland clash

Thursday 23 June 2016 07:20

Springbok's tight prop, Tendai Mtawarira, has highlighted the importance of discipline ahead of his side's third rugby test match against Ireland in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.


The Boks for Books programme has already benefitted seven schools across the country.
Boks for Books programme lands in Port Elizabeth

Wednesday 22 June 2016 19:52

Rugby balls were put aside for books as the Boks for Books initiative landed in Port Elizabeth.


Duane Vermeulen will miss the match due to injuries.
Boks suffers two big blows ahead of Ireland test

Wednesday 22 June 2016 08:44

The Springboks have suffered two big blows ahead of Saturday's deciding rugby Test match against Ireland in Port Elizabeth.


The Save-a-Pet shelter in Port Elizabeth serves as a safe haven for stray dogs.
Nelson Mandela Bay Metro to crackdown on illegal dog breeding

Tuesday 21 June 2016 19:30

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is looking to tighten its by-laws regarding illegal dog breeding.


South Africa and Ireland meet on Saturday at 17h00 in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
Three Bok squad members sent back to franchises

Tuesday 21 June 2016 19:10

The Springbok management has confirmed that three players, Scarra Ntubeni (DHL Stormers), Nic Groom (DHL Stormers) and Garth April (Cell C Sharks), will return to their franchises.


Allister Coetzee says players are still learning his style of play.
Coetzee pleads for patience from Boks fans

Monday 20 June 2016 19:14

South African rugby coach, Allister Coetzee, has pleaded with Springbok fans to be more patient with the team and not judge them based on two test matches.


Helen Zille embarked on a door to door campaign in the Chris Hani informal settlement.
Zille satisfied with DA’s readiness for local govt elections in PE

Friday 17 June 2016 16:53

Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille is satisfied that her party has done enough to mobilise support for August 3 municipal elections.


Young entrepreneurs benefit from PE skills programme

Thursday 16 June 2016 14:58

Young entrepreneurs in Port Elizabeth are benefitting from a skills programme paving the way for them to grow into the relevant industries.


Rough seas and high spring tides are the main cause of the strandings.
Baby turtles can be a handful: Bayworld staff

Tuesday 14 June 2016 19:03

Raising stranded baby turtles is not for the faint hearted. This is being discovered by the Bayworld staff in Port Elizabeth.


Let’s give young entrepreneurs a platform: Maimane   

Saturday 11 June 2016 20:23

Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader Mmusi Maimane launched the party's National Youth Campaign in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape on Saturday.


Talks between EC Premier, taxi organisation to resume

Saturday 11 June 2016 14:48

Concerns by the Eastern Cape taxi industry will be addressed when talks between Santaco and the Premier Phumulo Masualle continue on Saturday.


Former Nelson Mandela Bay deputy mayor, Bicks Ndoni says the ANC will never be unseated from the Nelson Mandela Bay.
ANC will never be unseated in Nelson Mandela Bay: Ndoni

Friday 10 June 2016 19:14

About eight political parties have gathered at the Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape for an election debate.


Stranded communters say that the taxi march is an inconvenience in their lives.
PE commuters left stranded due to taxi march

Friday 10 June 2016 08:26

Commuters are stranded and taxi ranks in Port Elizabeth's townships have been deserted on Friday morning as taxi operators respond to call for a march to Bhisho.


Mayor Danny Jordaan is expected to outline plans for the next five years.
Jordaan to table State of the City Address

Thursday 9 June 2016 05:53

Nelson Mandela Bay executive mayor, Danny Jordaan, is on Thursday expected to table the State of the City for the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality in Port Elizabeth.


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