SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Pistorius turns 28

Saturday 22 November 2014 05:50

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius turns 28 on Saturday and it’s his first birthday behind bars.


Vavi denies abandoning needs of poor, working class

Friday 21 November 2014 16:00

Congress of the South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general-secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi has refuted allegations that he has abandoned the needs of the working class and the poor.


We will never get closure: Reeva's mother

Friday 21 November 2014 05:15

The mother of slain Port Elizabeth model, Reeva Steenkamp, says she is not concerned about the outcome of the appeal process, as it will neither bring back their daughter, nor closure.


Reeva Steenkamp’s mother June Steenkamp says the family will never find closure.
June Steenkamp launches her book in PE

Thursday 20 November 2014 17:35

With an appeal process looming against the verdict and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius for the death of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, her mother is launching her book.


SCOAN representatives to attend funerals of Lagos victims

Thursday 20 November 2014 11:49

The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) says its representatives will attend some of the funerals of the victims of the Nigerian church tragedy that happened two months ago.


Ford calls for SA labour stability

Thursday 6 November 2014 19:52

Leading American car manufacturer, Ford Motor Company, says labour instability in South Africa is a serious concern for the automotive industry.


By-elections underway in Uitenhage, Cape Town

Wednesday 5 November 2014 09:45

Voting has started in the hotly contested by-elections in Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape.


E Cape on drive to transform aviation industry

Sunday 2 November 2014 14:25

A total of 8 young people from disadvantaged backgrounds across the Eastern Cape are set to start training in Aeronautical Information Management and Air Traffic Control.


John Kani takes his latest play home

Tuesday 28 October 2014 19:14

South African star actor John Kani will be on stage with his latest play, Missing, for the first time in his city of birth, Port Elizabeth.


New trains to relieve road congestion in Eastern Cape

Tuesday 28 October 2014 17:32

In a bid to deal with traffic congestion on the roads and to revive the use of rail services, the Transport Department has launched a new passenger train line in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


The ANC wants to solve the issues in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.
ANC ramps its campaign for 2016 elections in Mandela Metro

Saturday 25 October 2014 18:32

The African National Congress (ANC) is ramping up its campaign for the local government elections in 2016.


Public Protector laments lack of funding for Chapter Nine’s

Friday 24 October 2014 06:14

Public Protector Thuli Mandonsela has expressed concern over government's lack of funding of Chapter Nine institutions like her office.


Paedophiles target young children online

Monday 20 October 2014 18:58

Young children often become the target of paedophiles and bullies on the internet.


ANC raises concerns over unstable EC municipalities

Monday 20 October 2014 06:03

The ANC national leadership has raised its concerns regarding instability in some of the ruling party municipalities in the Eastern Cape.


PE SMMEs cry foul over tender awarding

Thursday 16 October 2014 08:35

Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises in Port Elizabeth have threatened to disrupt the bucket eradication programme in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


Nondzaba the Black Mamba died at the age of 51, at his Motherwell home in Port Elizabeth
Boxing fraternity mourns death of ‘Black Mamba’

Wednesday 8 October 2014 11:14

The Eastern Cape boxing fraternity has lost one of its best boxers who put the province on the map


SA receives more Blue Flag beaches

Tuesday 7 October 2014 17:24

Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, says the Blue Flag programme is growing rapidly in South Africa


Sauls-August sends warning to illegal RDP house sellers

Tuesday 7 October 2014 06:19

Eastern Cape MEC for Human Settlement, Helen Sauls-August, has sent out a stern warning to RDP beneficiaries selling their houses to other people that legal action will be taken against them.


PE, East London housing project to cost billions

Monday 6 October 2014 06:30

Overcrowding and small houses will soon be a thing of the past for residents of Helenvale in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


Govt urged to step up anti-poaching fight

Saturday 4 October 2014 19:15

Animal rights organisations have called upon government to step up the fight against elephant and rhino poaching.


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