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Panayiotou is accused of orchestrating the abduction and murder of his wife in April 2015.
Mistress to take stand in Panayiotou trial

Monday 16 October 2017 07:45

The murder trial of Christopher Panayiotou and his co-accused will once again resume in the Port Elizabeth High Court this Monday.


NMU appoints Sibongile Muthwa as new vice-chancellor

Sunday 15 October 2017 11:51

Dr Sibongile Muthwa has been appointed the new vice-chancellor and principal of Nelson Mandela University, the university council announced on Sunday.


The outspoken Sipho Pityana was speaking at the funeral of rugby administrator and ANC member, Duma Lamani in Port Elizabeth.
Pityana commends Sisulu for disclosing her financial status

Monday 9 October 2017 18:33

Businessman and ANC veteran, Sipho Pityana, has commended Human Settlements Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu's decision to disclose her finances and her source of income.


The community is getting together in a bid to fight the scourge of violence against women
Murder of a 14-year-old spark rage in PE

Sunday 8 October 2017 15:50

The recent death of the 14-year-old Wendy Beyi, who was brutally murdered and set alight, allegedly by a fellow learner, sparked outrage in the Motherwell community in Port Elizabeth where she lived.


NMU rape suspect expected in court on Friday

Thursday 5 October 2017 21:13

A man accused of raping a Nelson Mandela University student and stabbing another is due to appear in court on Friday.


Steenkamps to lay charges against filmmaker

Thursday 5 October 2017 15:43

June and Barry Steenkamp have vowed to take legal action against the filmmakers of the movie.


Students barricaded the enterances after two students were attacked at the Computer Lab of the University's 2nd Avenue campus.
NMU students barricade university entrances in protest

Wednesday 4 October 2017 06:31

Students from the Nelson Mandela University on Wednesday barricaded entrances to the two Summerstrand campuses in Port Elizabeth, calling for stringent security measures on all campuses.


EC education commends school for suspending drug teacher

Saturday 30 September 2017 19:54

The Eastern Cape education department has commended Collegiate Girls High School in Port Elizabeth for suspending a teacher who allegedly offered drugs to students.


Christopher Panayiotou is accused of killing his wife Jayed Panayiotou.
Panayiotou case adjourned until 16 October

Friday 29 September 2017 16:35

The state in the murder trial of Christopher Panayiotou has told the High Court in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape that it plans to re-open its case when the trial resumes on 16 October.


Christopher Panayiotou is accused of killing his wife Jayde Panayiotou.
Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions testifies in Panayiotou case

Thursday 28 September 2017 23:08

Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions in Grahamstown, Advocate Selvan Gounden, was called to testify in the murder trial of Christopher Panayiotou.


Christopher Panayiotou's defence team will also not call their client to testify in his own defence
Panayiotou trial delayed due to unavailable witnesses

Wednesday 27 September 2017 18:11

Christopher Panayiotou's murder trial has been delayed due to unavailable witnesses.


The conference has also brought together municipalities and different sectors, to exchange ideas on how to prepare and mitigate disasters.
NMB hosts a two-day conference on disaster management

Wednesday 27 September 2017 16:12

The Nelson Mandela Bay is hosting the 2017 Disaster Risk Reduction Conference for Africa in Port Elizabeth where drought is part of the discussions.


Panayiotou is accused of paying Luthando Siyoni, a bouncer from his Infinity nightclub, to hire Sizwe Vumazonke to kidnap and kill Jayde.
Alleged wife killer Panayiotou’s trial hits a snag

Tuesday 26 September 2017 14:52

Panayiotou is accused of paying Luthando Siyoni, a bouncer from his Infinity nightclub, to hire Sizwe Vumazonke to kidnap and kill Jayde.


It's alleged that Christopher Panayiotou masterminded the murder of his wife by hiring men to kill her.
Panayiotou murder case back in court

Tuesday 26 September 2017 06:45

The murder trial of Port Elizabeth business man, Christopher Panayiotou, resumes in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Tuesday.


It's alleged that Panayiotou masterminded the murder by hiring men to kill his wife.
Panayitou murder trial resumes on Monday

Monday 25 September 2017 17:30

The murder trial of Port Elizabeth business man, Christopher Panayiotou, resumes in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Monday.


The DA says it remains dedicated to work with all their partners to ensure that they do not fail those who have entrusted the party.
DA remains committed to serving people of Nelson Mandela Bay

Sunday 24 September 2017 14:55

The Democratic Alliance remains committed to working with all its partners despite the troubles in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


Sizani back in court facing charges of fraud, money laundering

Friday 22 September 2017 10:13

The R1.2 million fraud case against Portia “Pankie” Sizani, wife of former ANC chief whip in Parliament Stone Sizani, is expected to resume in the PE Commercial Crimes Court on Friday.


About 50 cases of bird flu have been reported at commercial chicken and ostrich farms.
Millions of egg laying chickens culled over bird flu fears

Thursday 21 September 2017 06:50

An estimated two million egg laying chickens have been culled since the outbreak of Avian influenza in South Africa about three months ago.


The Wilderness Foundation Africa hopes to decrease the demand for rhino horn in Vietnam one of the countries where the demand for the horn is great
Port Elizabeth NGO intensifies fight against rhino poaching

Wednesday 20 September 2017 21:17

An NGO from Port Elizabeth is fighting back against rhino poaching using a new technique to address the problem.


High Court dismisses urgent application to have Bobani reinstated

Tuesday 19 September 2017 12:01

Port Elizabeth High Court Judge Dayalin Chetty on Tuesday ordered that the UDM’s urgent application to have Mongameli Bobani reinstated as Nelson Mandela Bay Deputy Mayor be struck from the roll.


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