SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Port Elizabeth decided to celebrate this season with a dip in the Indian Ocean
A different kind of Spring Day celebrated in PE

Monday 1 September 2014 20:19

To celebrate Spring people do a variety of things. Some plant a tree, others buy flowers but the people of Port Elizabeth decided to celebrate this season with a dip in the Indian Ocean.


Family owned businesses are critical for the economy

Monday 1 September 2014 18:43

From jeweller to fine dining, market gardeners and even manufacturing, South Africans have proved that family and business can make 'sense/cents'.


Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan
‘Not all municipalities are underperforming’

Saturday 30 August 2014 08:43

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan says the picture is not all doom and gloom in municipalities around the country.


Bokkie was one of two sub-antarctic fur seals that were rehabilitated at Bayworld after they washed up on Eastern Cape beaches.
Rehabilitated seal doing well despite rough seas

Friday 29 August 2014 06:19

The sub-antarctic seal, named Bokkie that was released into the ocean near Port Elizabeth a month ago, has already travelled almost three thousand kilometres.


Witness in the case of Pankie Sizani exposes more

Wednesday 27 August 2014 19:08

The defence has continued to poke holes into the testimony of state witnesses in the fraud and money laundering case against the wife of ANC Chief Whip, Stone Sizani.


SA needs help with environmental health

Wednesday 27 August 2014 17:50

The President of SAIEH, Selva Mudaly says the biggest challenge for South Africa is to increase the number of Environmental Health Practitioners in the country.


Pankie Sizani appeared at the Port Elizabeth Crimes Court on Friday.
Sizani’s wife fraud case postponed

Friday 22 August 2014 14:32

The fraud and money laundering case against the wife of the African National Congress Chief Whip, Stone Sizani, has been adjourned by the Port Elizabeth Crimes Court until Monday.


Tuks claim first victory

Thursday 21 August 2014 00:12

First-half goals from Ronald Ketjijere and Atusaye Nyondo set University of Pretoria on their way to a first Premiership victory of the season as they edged out Chippa United 2-1.


PE electricity strike over

Thursday 14 August 2014 20:24

The strike at the Electricity and Energy directorate in Munilak in Port Elizabeth is over.


A total of 25 wards will be contested by 62 candidates, representing 12 political parties and four independent candidates
Polls open for countrywide by-elections

Wednesday 13 August 2014 09:02

Polls have opened in by-elections for municipal councillors at 25 wards in all nine provinces across the country.


Chippa off to a perfect start

Sunday 10 August 2014 10:39

Chippa United marked their return to the Premiership, and their first official home league game in Port Elizabeth, with a 2-0 win over Platinum Stars on Saturday evening.


Kings look for consistency in cup

Thursday 7 August 2014 13:28

The EP Kings will be aiming for a high level of consistency when they open their Currie Cup premier division rugby campaign against Western Province in Port Elizabeth on Friday.


Police Commissoner Riah Phiyega says officers should not use equipment for private jobs.
More police to be deployed in gang-plagued E Cape

Sunday 3 August 2014 17:50

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega says more police have been deployed to the northern areas of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape to deal with gang related activities.


 Parties are campaigning ahead of the 2016 local government elections.
ANC members prevent Zille from addressing PE residents

Sunday 3 August 2014 16:05

ANC members have prevented Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Helen Zille from addressing residents of a Port Elizabeth township


Organised-crime police look into councillor's murder

Sunday 3 August 2014 12:37

Eastern Cape police have put together a team of organised crime detectives from Port Elizabeth to investigate the murder of a Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Councillor in Uitenhage on Saturday night.


 The seals had to be taken deep out to sea to meet up with the Aghullas current.
Two rehabilitated fur seals released in PE

Thursday 31 July 2014 05:53

Two sub-Antarctic fur seals have been released after spending months recuperating at Bayworld in Port Elizabeth.


Chances of survival are good with both seals being in pristine condition.
Sub Antarctic fur seals released

Wednesday 30 July 2014 19:00

Two sub Antarctic fur seals have been released after spending months recuperating at Bayworld in Port Elizabeth.


E Cape SMMEs to benefit from newly-launched incubator

Tuesday 29 July 2014 16:22

Eastern Cape black Small Medium and Micro Enterprises have been given a boost with the launch of an incubator centre in Port Elizabeth.


Rhino horns surgically removed

Monday 28 July 2014 18:41

Rhinos in the Kragga Kamma Game Reserve in Port Elizabeth have had their horns surgically removed.


South African protestors are not happy with Israel's attack on Gaza.
South Africans protestors march for an end to Israel’s attack on Gaza

Friday 25 July 2014 18:55

Several protests were held across the country calling on Israel to end its attack on Gaza.


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