Help keep someone warm this winter

Staff Reporter NEWS Cafe at The Boardwalk is giving away free cappuccinos to caring people who want to help keep the less fortunate warm this winter. Through its News Cafe #Coffee4blankets campaign, News Cafe is collecting blankets for the non-profit organization Love Story which will distribute much-needed blankets to homeless people in Port Elizabeth. The community is urged to support the cause by donating blankets before June 30.. People participating

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Bay West mall breaks records

Staff Reporter MORE than 210,000 eager shoppers flocked to South Africa’s newest super-regional mall, the R1.7 billion Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth, over its first four days of operation, exceeding the expectations of management and national tenants alike. Just 24 months after ground broke on the 90,000m² mall, Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle declared it officially open last Thursday (May 21), saying it was and would be a major boost

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Banyana ready for Panthers of Gabon

Sports Reporter BANYANA Banyana have resumed preparations for the second leg of their 2016 Olympic qualifier against Gabon after enjoying a free day on Monday. The Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana returned from Libreville on Sunday morning after a 3 -2 win over the female Panthers of Gabon in the first leg. Jermaine Seoposenwe scored two goals with the third coming from Sanah Mollo to give the South Africans an advantage going

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SA Half marathon championships in PE

Sports Reporter FOLLOWING the success of the inaugural Nelson Mandela Bay City half marathon last year, Athletics South Africa has accorded the race championship status. At a gala function at the Summerstrand Surf Lifesaving Club in Pollok Beach last night (Tuesday), the Jumbo SA Half Marathon championship was launched with a sponsorship of R1.3million, thanks to the combined support of Jumbo Clothing and the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality. The race

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Eskom has escalated Loadshedding to Stage 2 from 12H00 today.

  In accordance with the Stage 2 schedule, the following Groups will be shed: * 12h00-14h30 – Groups 5 & 6 * 14h00-16h30 – Groups 7 & 8 * 16h00-18h30 – Groups 1 & 2 * 18h00-20h30 – Geysers & Group 3 * 20h00-22h30 – Groups 6 & 7

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MEC TIKANA SENDS CONDOLENCES TO TRAIN ACCIDENT VICTIMS

  On behalf of the Eastern Cape Government, I would like to convey a message of condolences to the families and relatives of the two train porters of Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), who died during the head-on collision between the Transnet Freight Rail and Shosholoza Meyl trains yesterday. We also wish a speedy recovery to all those, who were injured in this tragic incident. This is, indeed,

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Be ready for fire season and know more about fire dangers in and around the home

    Khanyisa Sinqe As we get ready for the upcoming fire season that is a month away always, know that prevention is better than cure so prevention of fires is more important than fighting fires. These are the words of one of the Eastern Cape Working on fire Ground Operations Managers Mxoli Cabela who is based on the Western Region of the province. Cabela said that the teams in

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The mandate is to restore the City to its name Nelson Mandela: Says Jordaan

Khanyisa Sinqe South African Football Association President Danny Jordaan says his mandate is to restore the City of Port Elizabeth to its name Nelson Mandela. Jordaan spoke to the media shortly after him and his collogues Bicks Ndoni and Litho Suka were sworn in as Nelson Mandela Bay councilors today at a special ceremony in the City Hall.

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Panayiotou bail application

    Christopher  Panayiotou bail application   has been postponed again today until tomorrow morning. Panayiotous’ legal representation Advocate Terry Price was absent at court today.

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Jordaan to lead the Metro

  Dr Daniel ‘Danny Jordaan ‘ was born on the 3rd of September 1951 in port elizabeth. He joined the South African Students’ Organisation (SASO) in the early 1970s and became involved in anti-apartheid activities. He later became a member of the United Democratic Front (UDF) and the African National Congress (ANC).   In 1990, Comrade Danny Jordaan was elected chairperson of an ANC branch in Port Elizabeth. He was

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