WAFA WAFA Nedbank Cup feel is here…………..

By: Chubeka Mbewu WAFA WAFA Nedbank Cup final is on this coming Saturday at Nelson Mandela Stadium. This the first top domestic football final to be staged at the majestic Nelson Mandela Stadium since the venue was completed in 2009 ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The match kick off will be at 15h00. Roger De’sa and Pitso Mosimane are both very excited about the game and they are

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Chippa plan ahead

HAVING avoided Premier Soccer League relegation by the skin of their teeth, the time has come for Chippa United to consolidate their position in the top-flight of South African soccer as they begin preparations for the next season. The dust has not even settled yet on the 2014-15 season, but it is never too early to start planning, and Chippa Mpengesi and his advisers should already be hard at work

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No new leadership in NMB

Khanyisa Sinqe General Secretary of the African National Congress Gwede Mantashe made the announcement this afternoon that the much expected leadership reshuffle in Nelson Mandela Bay is not happening. Mantashe said President Jacob Zuma and his team will come back on the 18th of May to the City. When addressing the Media Mantashe said there are many issues which needs to be addressed such as; housing, infrastructure.

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Husband in court over wife’s death

The Port Elizabeth Magistrate court was jam-packed this morning when Christopher Panayiotou made his first court appearance over the death of his wife Jade. The Uitenhage schoolteacher was kidnapped outside her townhouse in Kabega Park more than a week ago. Body was found outside Uitenhage a day later. Show message history He was not asked to plead and will remain in custody until his next court appearance on June 19..

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We will take Metro- Malema

Khanyisa Sinqe ECONOMIC Freedom Fighters (EFF) President Julius Malema assured the huge crowd which came to celebrate Workers Day at the NU1 Stadium in Motherwell that EFF will take Nelson Mandela Metro. “This metro is permanently sleeping. You can never have an 83-year-old Mayor. You need a young energetic person and that person will come from EFF,” Malema said. Malema who was accompanied accompanied by national and local leaders of

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Breakthrough in Panatioyou murder investigation.

Khanyisa Sinqe THE SA Police Service detective team assigned to the murder investigation of Port Elizabeth school teacher Jade Panatioyou has arrested two suspects. Panatioyou was abducted in front of the gate at about 6.3am last Tuesday while waiting outside their Kabega Park townhouse for her lift to Uitenhage where she was employed as a teacher at Riebeek College. Her body was found on a farm in Rocklands near Uitenhage

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Latest on load-shedding

By Chubeka Mbewu Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality communications director Roland Wiliams has assured residents that that the municipality is doing its utmost best to minimize the inconveniences with regards to power cuts which are expected to continue well into next year. Williams is urging the community to take the Eskom updates as alerts and to contact his office for exact schedules as it is the municipality that is in charge

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BUSINESS COMMUNITY SAYS NO TO XENOPHOBIA

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Talented internet entrepreneurs off to Germany

Khanyisa Sinqe TWO local talented internet entrepreneurs are heading off on a two-week, potentially career-changing programme in Germany on Sunday. The two Seda Nelson Mandela Bay ICT Incubator (SNII) clients, Musa Jali and Sabelo Sibanda, have been selected as part of the 100 young South Africans to travel to Germany to participate in the international mentor-shadowing Youth Entrepreneurship Programme (YEP), run by IBA Global. SNII is proud to announce that

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Bay Special Rates Area unveiled

Chubeka Mbewu THE MBDA and Richmond Hill Residential Association unveiled the start of implementation of the first Special Rating Area (SRA) initiative, which is the geographic area within the jurisdiction of a municipality, which is determined by the municipal council in terms of the Section 22 of the Municipal Property Rates Act(6 of 2004) whereby an additional rate amount will be levied by the municipality and paid over to a

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