SABC News - Port Elizabeth


DA presidential candidates, Mmusi Maimane and Wilmot James, say they will get to the bottom of the circulating sex scandal e-mail.
‘Sex scandal e-mail will not derail DA leadership race’

Monday 4 May 2015 14:52

Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentary leader, Mmusi Maimane and Federal Chairperson, Wilmot James, say they won't allow the alleged sex scandal e-mail to derail their campaigns.


Jayde's husband, 28-year-old Christopher Panayiotou, also appeared in court this morning.
Third suspect in Panayiotou’s case in court Tuesday

Monday 4 May 2015 13:51

The third suspect who has been arrested in connection with the murder of teacher Jayde Panayiotou, will appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.


Jayde Panayiotou's husband's case postponed

Monday 4 May 2015 11:55

The case against murdered Port Elizabeth teacher Jayde Panayiotou's husband, Christopher, has been postponed to June 19.


DA leadership candidates to battle it out in public debate

Monday 4 May 2015 05:55

DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane and outgoing Federal Chairperson Wilmot James will go head-to-head in a public debate on a pay television channel in Johannesburg.


Husband of slain PE teacher in court

Monday 4 May 2015 05:23

A suspect believed to be the murdered Port Elizabeth teacher, Jayde Panayiotou's husband, Christopher will appear in Port Elizabeth Magistrates Court in Eastern Cape on Monday morning.


DA needs a committed leader: Maimane

Sunday 3 May 2015 20:56

Democratic Alliance (DA) Parliamentary leader and outgoing deputy Federal Chairperson Mmusi Maimane says the party needs a leader who is committed to unity and diversity.


ANC meeting seeks to resolve Mandela Metro crisis

Sunday 3 May 2015 12:10

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the African National Congress (ANC) will on Sunday meet in the troubled Nelson Mandela Metro in Port Elizabeth to sort out the infighting within its branches.


Numsa, EFF call for ban on labour brokers

Saturday 2 May 2015 06:21

Numsa general-secretary Irvin Jim says workers have sent out a clear message that jobs should be created and labour brokers banned.


EFF leader Julius Malema was speaking at a May Day rally in Port Elizabeth.
Malema calls on Vavi, Jim to form union

Friday 1 May 2015 18:57

EFF leader Julius Malema has urged Numsa's Irvin Jim and expelled Cosatu General-Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, to form a non-aligned union federation.


Murdered PE teacher's husband googled eulogy

Friday 1 May 2015 13:06

Parts of the eulogy the husband of murdered teacher Jayde Panayiotou delivered at her funeral appear to rely heavily on another one available online.


Julius Malema has called on Rhodes University students to be active participants in the struggle for the social and economic transformation.
Social, economic transformation tops Malema's Rhodes student address

Friday 1 May 2015 08:58

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, has called on Rhodes University students to be active participants in the struggle for the social and economic transformation.  


One suspect in PE teacher murder believed to be close relative

Thursday 30 April 2015 17:11

Eastern Cape police have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of Port Elizabeth (PE) teacher Jayde Panayiotou, with early reports that a close relative is one of the accused.


EFF ready for coalition in Mandela Bay

Wednesday 29 April 2015 20:50

EFF leader Julius Malema says they will go into what he calls a working partnership with any party to win the Nelson Mandela Bay in next year's local elections.


Specialised equipment like the ASCA mooring array will be used to determine the coastal effects.
Marine scientists investigate Aghulas current effects

Wednesday 29 April 2015 19:17

Marine scientists in the Eastern Cape are leading an international project to determine the effect of the Aghulas current on South African waters and its sea life.


Unpaid Nelson Mandela Bay Metro contractors down tools

Wednesday 29 April 2015 17:02

Nelson Mandela Bay contractors in the Eastern Cape have downed tools and marched to the municipal offices in Port Elizabeth demanding payment for their services.


EFF leader Julius Malema says the party is going to expose corruption in the Eastern Cape.
EFF promises to help PE home owners get back their houses

Wednesday 29 April 2015 06:30

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has promised to provide legal assistance to home owners struggling to get back their low cost houses that have been illegally occupied in Port Elizabeth.


EFF vows to win Nelson Mandela Bay metro

Tuesday 28 April 2015 19:20

As local government elections draw near - all eyes will be on the Nelson Mandela Metro in Port Elizabeth.


De Lille formally endorses Maimane

Monday 27 April 2015 15:42

Western Cape Democratic Alliance (DA) leader and Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille has  formally endorsed Mmusi Maimane's candidacy for the party's national leadership.


More child porn suspects revealed

Friday 24 April 2015 15:42

Investigations have revealed hundreds of new suspects in a child pornography ring following the appearance of two people in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court.


Uitenhage community to burn candles in memory of slain PE teacher

Wednesday 22 April 2015 20:42

The community of Uitenhage will gather at the town's market square on Wednesday evening to burn candles and lay flowers in memory of the slain teacher.


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