SABC News - Port Elizabeth


Hundreds shave for cancer

Saturday 28 February 2015 16:42

The annual cancer awareness campaign known as the Shavathong started countrywide on Saturday.


The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro says that it has tried all humane ways to convince the residents to vacate the land of their own accord.
Fraud and corruption blamed for housing delivery chaos and evictions

Thursday 26 February 2015 10:30

Clashes between public order police and residents of Qunu informal settlement in Port Elizabeth have been attributed to fraud and corruption. Residents refuse to vacate the illegally occupied land.


Plans afoot to install cellphone jammers in SA prisons

Saturday 21 February 2015 18:00

Plans by the Department of Justice and Correctional Services to put cellphone jammers in South African prisons are at an advance stage.


New offspring gives hope to rhino species

Friday 20 February 2015 20:37

Rhino poaching remains a headline grabber but in Port Elizabeth there is some good news in the world of Rhinos.


Load shedding affects water supply in PE suburbs

Wednesday 18 February 2015 11:20

A number of suburbs in Port Elizabeth are facing a water shortage after two major pipelines from Impofu and Churchill dams collapsed near Van Stadens.


85th Nigerian Church collapse victim laid to rest

Saturday 14 February 2015 19:26

After a painful four month wait the Mzinyathi family has finally laid their son to rest in Uitenhage.


The provincial government has closed down Lwandlekazi High School in Port Elizabeth.
Port Elizabeth school closed down

Friday 13 February 2015 16:20

The provincial government has closed down Lwandlekazi High School in Port Elizabeth due to the resignation of teachers and a lack of teaching resources.


Proposed govt sanctioned fish farm hits a snag

Wednesday 11 February 2015 19:40

The proposed government sanctioned fish farm for Nelson Mandela Bay in Port Elizabeth has hit a snag.


Palestinian activist condemns ISIS activities  

Monday 9 February 2015 06:32

Palestinian struggle hero, Leila Khaled, has condemned the activities of militant group Islamic State describing them as acts of terror.


Proteas coach, Russel Domingo, is also from the Eastern Cape.
E Cape to enjoy big representation in Cricket World Cup

Monday 2 February 2015 20:23

The Eastern Cape, in particular Port Elizabeth, will be well represented when the South African cricket team travels the World Cup in Australasia later this week.


Amajimbos will take part in the Caf African Youth Championships from 15 February to 1 March.
Amajimbos ready for African championships

Monday 2 February 2015 17:35

The South African under-17 national team (Amajimbos) are adding their final touches ahead of the Caf African Youth Championships to be played in Niger later this month.


For the first time in the 30 years of the event riders had to contend with a very wet start with Team Abantu taking the win.
Team Abantu wins SA’s 2nd oldest national cycle challenge

Sunday 1 February 2015 18:25

South Africa's second oldest national cycling classic, the Herald/VW Cycle Tour in Port Elizabeth has been won by Team Abantu's, Nolan Hoffman.


Reverend Xundu described as a fearless cadre

Thursday 29 January 2015 12:00

The eldest daughter of the late Reverend Mcebisi Xundu who died in Port Elizabeth last week of pneumonia has paid tribute to her late father during his special provincial official funeral.


Sizani’s wife to appear again in court for fraud charges

Monday 26 January 2015 18:16

It is alleged that Portia "Pankie" Sizani falsified documents and forged signatures of unsuspecting principals to defraud the Eastern Cape Department of Basic Education.


Andre Russell struck five fours and five sixes during his match-winning performance.
Russel's heroics win it for West Indies

Sunday 25 January 2015 18:51

A blistering knock of 64 runs from 40 balls by Andre Russell helped the West Indies to a one-wicket win over South Africa.


E Cape govt wants special funeral for Mcebisi Xundu

Saturday 24 January 2015 18:26

The Eastern Cape government wants a special official funeral for late human rights leader Reverend Mcebisi Xundu.


Lupumlo Mguca says he is humbled by the opportunity to be on top of rugby nations
EC student to play rugby abroad

Thursday 22 January 2015 18:51

A 17-year-old schoolboy rugby player from Port Elizabeth has been awarded an opportunity of a life time to sharpen his rugby skills in one of the top rugby nations, New Zealand.


Tributes are pouring in for Rev Xundu

Thursday 22 January 2015 17:27

Tributes are pouring in for prominent human rights leader Reverend Mcebisi Xundu who died of pneumonia in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


E Cape Premier visits schools to ensure effective teaching

Wednesday 21 January 2015 09:48

Premier Masualle will kick off his visit at Lwandlekazi Senior Secondary School - a school plagued by overcrowding over the years.


 The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality has been experincing political instability.
ANC aims to bring stability to Nelson Mandela Metro

Tuesday 20 January 2015 05:26

The business sector in the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan says it hopes that stability will be strengthened and investment climate improved


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