• Eastern Cape
    ATM scammers arrested in Port Elizabeth

    The Port Elizabeth Flying Squad arrested three suspects aged between 20 and 30 years on charges of fraud committed in Walmer. On Wednesday afternoon, a 39-year-old woman, was at an ATM in Main Road, Walmer to withdraw money when she was distracted by three unknown suspects. In this time, the scammers managed to steal her […]

  • News
    Plenty of action at SA Motocross Nationals

    A warm and dry day greeted the competitors at Rover MX in Port Elizabeth as they gathered for the first event in the Monster Energy TRP Distributors SA MX Nationals. There was tangible excitement in the air as riders got to grips with the track on their practice laps, with spectators and support crew watching […]

  • Eastern Cape
    King Edward Hotel reopens

    The King Edward Hotel in Port Elizabeth is officially open to the public again after being closed for five years due to renovations. The landmark hotel, which is more than 100 years old, is situated in Belmont Terrace with views of the Donkin Reserve and harbour. The hotel’s financial manager, Ilse Kleinhans, said the hotel’s […]

  • Eastern Cape
    Abdullah Ibrahim to perform in Port Elizabeth

    Legendary South African jazz musician Abdullah Ibrahim, his Ekaya band and the Jazz Orchestra Big Band will be performing a repertoire of best-loved pieces in Port Elizabeth on 18th and 19th October 2013. The two concerts will be held at the Port Elizabeth Opera House. The songs will be brought to life through Ibrahim and […]

  • Eastern Cape
    Kings flyhalf called up to Springbok squad

    Southern Kings flyhalf, Demetri Catrakilis described being been called up to the Springbok training squad as being surreal. Catrakilis is one of eight players who were not part of the first Bok training camp. He will be joining the rest of the team in Durban next week, after the Cheetah’s game. Catrakilis became the first […]

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    Chad, Cameron and Roland on their way to World Swim Champs

    South African swim stars Roland Schoeman, Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh all qualified for the FINA World Championships team short list after producing solid performances on the opening night of the SA National Aquatic Championships held at the Newton Park Swimming Pool in Port Elizabeth. In the hotly contested 50m butterfly semi-final, […]

  • Eastern Cape
    Wind farm approved for Van Standens

    South African renewable energy company Metrowind will start building a 27-megawatt wind farm outside Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape in September, the company announced last week. Metrowind said it had received final approvals from the regulatory authorities and the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality to build and operate a R550-million wind farm in Van Stadens, […]

  • Titanic rugby battle in Port Elizabeth today

    Rugby fever is high in the Eastern Cape as the Springboks and the All Blacks have arrived in Port Elizabeth for the Tri-Nations test match. The last time South Africa played New Zealand in PE was in 1970. In a ruthless affair, the Springboks emerged victors by 14 – 3. Back then the All Blacks […]

  • EP Kings gear up for a big season

    On 4 June 4 the EP Kings will take on a Contipartners Premier XV, a team consisting of top flight South Africans playing their rugby abroad. The game will be the Kings’ final warm-up match before their participation in the 2011 Nations Cup in Romania, to be held June 10-19 in Bucharest. The Contipartners Premier […]

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