SABC News - 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.


Public protector to probe Mandela funeral funds

Tuesday 22 July 2014 17:18

The office of Public Protector has confirmed that it is investigating an amount of R90 million used by the Eastern Cape government for the funeral of late former president, Nelson Mandela.


Samwu says that security and traffic officers should be paid.
Eastern Cape Samwu threatens to go on strike

Monday 21 July 2014 17:54

Samwu has threatened to embark on a full-blown strike at the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in Port Elizabeth if what it calls salary anomalies are not addressed.


Ford, Toyota halt some South African output due to strike

Monday 14 July 2014 20:46

Ford has suspended production at one of its South African plants and Toyota plans to follow suit as a manufacturing workers' strike hits suppliers of car components.


Chippa United will now play all their PSL home games at the Nelson Mandela Bay stadium for the next three seasons.
Chippa United finalise move to Port Elizabeth

Monday 14 July 2014 20:21

Cape Town-based Chippa United Football Club has accepted a R36 million deal to relocate to Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


Numsa's general secretary, Irvin Jim, says they want a 10% increase with a one-year agreement.
Numsa ready to end strike

Monday 14 July 2014 10:22

Numsa says it will accept the 10% wage increase offered by employers but will continue negotiating in a bid to prevent an economic recession in the country.


Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko
Minister to look at escalating crime in Port Elizabeth

Saturday 12 July 2014 17:54

The escalating incidents of gang-related crime in Port Elizabeth are on the radar of the Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko.


President Jacob Zuma was speaking at the launch of a R600-million automotive project in Port Elizabeth.
President Zuma applauds E Cape for attracting investments

Thursday 10 July 2014 17:18

President Jacob Zuma has applauded the Eastern Cape for attracting investors.


Family lawyer Advocate Matthew Mpahlwa says he is hopeful that an investigation by prison authorities will clear Nolubabalo Nobanda's name.
SA drug mule found with drugs in Bangkok cell

Thursday 3 July 2014 19:05

Convicted international drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda's efforts to have her 15-year sentence reduced, have been dealt a heavy blow.


A 76-year-old Chinese woman to appear in court for allegedly illegally importing 132 seahorses into the country.
Woman in court for illegal possession of sea horses

Wednesday 2 July 2014 12:01

A 76-year-old Chinese woman will today appear in the Motherwell Magistrate's Court near Port Elizabeth for allegedly illegally importing 132 seahorses into the country.


Meyer spoilt for choice ahead of Rugby Championship

Sunday 29 June 2014 10:30

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer admits he faces a pleasant selection headache ahead of the Rugby Championship.


'We can't afford to let our guard down': Matfield

Friday 27 June 2014 20:11

Victor Matfield says he has confidence in fly half, Handre Pollard who is making his debut in the match against Scotland at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.


PE youth demolish RDP houses as source income

Tuesday 24 June 2014 13:32

A group of unemployed youths in Chetty township in Port Elizabeth have vowed to continue demolishing unoccupied RDP houses and selling their bricks.


SABC News witnessed one youth in the act of demolishing an unoccupied RDP house.
PE youth vandalise RDP houses

Monday 23 June 2014 18:12

Unemployed youth in Cheery township in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape are vandalising RDP houses that have been standing empty in their area.


Springboks, Scotland prepare for Saturday’s test match in PE

Sunday 22 June 2014 18:57

The Springboks and Scotland’s rugby team jetted quietly into Port Elizabeth on Sunday to start their preparations for the test match next Saturday.


'We must stick to the game plan': Matfield

Friday 20 June 2014 19:23

The Springbok rugby team is determined to give an improved 80 minute performance when they face Wales in the second test in Mbombela on Saturday.


DA has called on Riah Phiyega to re-establish boards of inquiry under the correct provisions of the SAPS disciplinary regulations.
DA repeats call for Phiyega to go

Tuesday 17 June 2014 16:21

The DA on Tuesday repeated its call for national police commissioner Riah Phiyega to be replaced by someone "up to the task".


Artists embrace youth of 1976

Sunday 15 June 2014 18:57

Young artists from Port Elizabeth have been expressing their talents since Sunday in an all-day-all night marathon called 'Armed in Arts'.


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