SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Nzimande was addressing the SACP's 95th anniversary, at the Lilian Ngoyi Sport Centre in Port Elizabeth.
SACP’s Nzimande warns members not to be swayed by DA

Saturday 30 July 2016 20:12

SACP Secretary General, Blade Nzimande has urged party members not to be swayed by the DA desperate attempt to win votes by claiming former President Nelson Mandela.


The units target those who do not qualify for bank housing bonds and also not qualifying for government free houses.
Settlements minister hands over government rental houses in PE

Saturday 30 July 2016 19:48

Human Settlement Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has handed over three housing units to beneficiaries in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


Goldberg says his most memorable moment is the former president's speech at the trial.
Dennis Goldberg honours Nelson Mandela at memorial lecture

Friday 29 July 2016 21:04

The struggle for freedom is part of history but today's society still has a lot to learn from it, these are words from struggle stalwart and Rivonia trialist, Dennis Goldberg.


This is Bantu Holomisa’s second visit campaigning in the hotly-contested Nelason Mandela Bay Metro.
UDM campaigns in Nelson Mandela Bay

Friday 29 July 2016 14:56

UDM leader, Bantu Holomisa has interacted with residents in Port Elizabeth as the party is on the last push for votes for the August 3rd elections.


The Higher Education Department is yet to announce whether there would be a hike in fees for 2016.
Nzimande urges dialogue on free education

Friday 29 July 2016 06:15

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says a debate is needed to determine whether free education is feasible or not.


Former DA leader, Helen Zille, addressed a youth rally at the Westbourne Oval in Port Elizabeth.
DA rounds up countrywide electioneering campaign

Wednesday 27 July 2016 17:45

With just under a week to go, the DA is rounding up its electioneering across the country.


Nceba Dywili died in a hail of bullets.
ANC candidate councillor gunned down in PE

Wednesday 27 July 2016 14:03

An African National Congress (ANC) candidate councillor for Ward four in the Walmer Township in Port Elizabeth has been gunned down on Tuesday night.


Portia Sizani is accused of defrauding the Eastern Cape Department of Education of R1. 2 million through processing fraudulent teaching posts.
Portia Sizani’s fraud case resumes Wednesday

Wednesday 27 July 2016 06:05

The corruption case against the wife of former African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip, Stone Sizani, will resume in the Port Elizabeth.


This is the first project to be undertaken since the national human settlements intervention in the metro last year.
Mandela Bay finally delivers housing

Tuesday 26 July 2016 18:03

The stabilising of governance and administrative systems within Nelson Mandela Bay's human settlements department is beginning to yield results.


Murder accused Christopher Panayiotou back in PE court

Tuesday 26 July 2016 09:30

Christopher Panayiotou is accused of orchestrating the murder of his schoolteacher wife‚ Jayde, in April last year, allegedly because she was a "financial burden".


Portia "Pankie" Sizani is accused of defrauding the Eastern Cape Education Department out of more than R1.2 million by processing several fraudulent applications for Grade R teaching posts.
Portia Sizani back in court for fraud

Tuesday 26 July 2016 06:26

Earlier this year Portia Sizani was found not guilty on five of the 15 counts of money laundering against her. She still has 16 counts of fraud and 10 counts of money laundering.


ANC pulls out all the stops to win Nelson Mandela Bay

Saturday 23 July 2016 21:17

The African National Congress (ANC) is pulling out all the stops to win the much contested Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality.  


Jacob Zuma is in the Eastern Cape to woo votes for next month’s local elections.
ANC expects thousands to attend PE rally

Saturday 23 July 2016 07:38

The African National Congress (ANC) says it is expecting close on 40 000 people to attend the party's final regional rally at Zwide in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.


Party leadership, including Chairperson Baleka Mbete will address the supporters in Port Elizabeth.
ANC NEC to campaign in Nelson Mandela Bay over weekend

Thursday 21 July 2016 21:21

The NEC ANC is heading towards the Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape, this weekend ahead of the final push towards winning the metro.


Christopher Panayiotou and his co-accused will go on trial in the Port Elizabeth High Court in October.
Fourth suspect in Panayiotou case to appear in court

Monday 18 July 2016 14:00

A fourth suspect, who has been arrested in connection with the murder of teacher Jayde Panayiotou, is expected to appear in court on Tuesday.


DA is going all-out in its drive to be victorious in the fiercely contested Metro in the upcoming local government elections.
Disadvantaged communities have shown confidence in DA:Maimane

Thursday 14 July 2016 20:48

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has brought the party's campaign back to the Nelson Mandela Metro in the Eastern Cape.


In the Nelson Mandela Bay alone 20 000 people lost their jobs in the first quarter of the year.
Nelson Mandela Bay Metro: Unemployment rises as LGE 2016 draws near

Tuesday 12 July 2016 20:46

As elections on August 3 draw near, most political parties are listing job creation as a priority.


The unexpected protest led to a disrupted reopening of NMMU after the winter holidays and follows last year’s #FeesMustFall protests that crippled universities across the country.
NMMU gives into student demands

Tuesday 12 July 2016 16:13

NMMU has given into some of the immediate demands made by students who protested at various campuses on Monday.


Dan ‘Dance’ Malesela who guided the ChilliBoys to a respectable sixth position on the league log table last season.
Chippa’s coach Malesela gets things rolling for new season

Tuesday 12 July 2016 14:52

Chippa United coach Dan Malesela has taken charge of his first training session for the upcoming 2016/17 season as he put the players through their paces at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Monday.


The campus has been shut down after Monday's protest action in which students and security staff barricaded all entrances.
NMM University pushes to resume academic activities

Tuesday 12 July 2016 09:15

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth is to resume talks on Tuesday to address the issues at the institution.


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