SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Ziphozakhe Zokufa was the first princess to former Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss.
Zokufa officially crowned new Miss SA

Thursday 18 December 2014 10:18

Ziphozakhe Zokufa has officially taken the reigns from former Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss in light of Strauss' recent win at the Miss World Pageant.


The Blitzbokke look certain to finish top in Pool A.
Blitzbokke dominate Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens

Saturday 13 December 2014 19:04

The Blitzbokke cruised to the cup quarter finals of the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens after easy wins over the USA and Kenya in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.


The team has called on PE fans to back them the same way they did last year when they beat New Zealand in the final.
Blitzbokke thrash USA

Saturday 13 December 2014 14:51

The Blitzbokke have beaten the US 26-0 in the first game at the third round of the World Sevens Rugby in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


It's been a busy week for the Springbok Sevens squad who returned home from Dubai on Monday.
Rugby fever hits PE

Friday 12 December 2014 19:47

Rugby fever is running high in Port Elizabeth where 16 international teams will fight it out for the 2014 edition of the CELL C Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens.


Algoa Bay declared a Hope Spot for unique sea life

Thursday 11 December 2014 18:51

Algoa Bay becomes part of 57 Hope Spots worldwide and one of only six in South Africa. A Hope Spot is an area critical to the health of the ocean.


Fuel shortage angers motorists in E Cape

Sunday 7 December 2014 20:24

Anger and frustration are mounting among motorists in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape due to a deepening fuel shortage crisis.


The Eastern Cape Horse Care Unit caters for horses and donkeys in the greater Port Elizabeth area.
E Cape Horse Care Unit receives financial boost

Saturday 6 December 2014 19:43

The Eastern Cape Horse Care Unit in Port Elizabeth got a much needed financial shot in the arm from funds raised during the World Cup Show Jumping Qualifier.


Hope, reconciliation theme for Mandela international film festival

Thursday 4 December 2014 08:30

The Nelson Mandela Bay metro will host the much-awaited Mandela International Film festival in the Eastern Cape, next year..


Lack of facilities hinder young PE cricketers development

Thursday 4 December 2014 07:42

The future of development of young black cricketers from the townships of Port Elizabeth hangs in the balance due to a lack of facilities and vandalism of facilities available in most schools.


Cheeky Watson re-elected for E Cape Rugby Union

Sunday 30 November 2014 11:02

The Eastern Cape Rugby Union boss, Cheeky Watson, has been re-elected by a landslide to a third consecutive term as the president of the union.


The AGM has not even begun but war of words has erupted between the two candidates.
Much-awaited EP Kings AGM to get underway

Saturday 29 November 2014 10:35

The eagerly-awaited Annual General Meeting of the Eastern Province Rugby Union takes place in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.


William Twala seals Chippa victory

Thursday 27 November 2014 07:30

Chippa United moved to fourth spot on the Premiership table after beating Free State Stars 1-0 at the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday night.


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.


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