Raging Port Elizabeth fires claim another life

2017-06-11 13:17

Raging wildfires in the Eastern Cape have claimed a second life, that of a 73-year-old man.

Nelson Mandela Bay deputy mayor sacked as health MMC

2017-05-16 21:59

Deputy Nelson Mandela Bay municipality mayor Mongameli Bobani has been removed from the position of mayoral committee member for public health, Mayor Athol Trollip has said.

Clamp down on corruption at Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality

2017-04-25 17:19

Six laptops and more than five boxes of documents have been seized and three officials suspended in yet another high-profile corruption case being investigated by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

DA set for bruising contest in upcoming conferences

2017-02-19 06:00

The prospect of governing the powerhouse province of Gauteng in 2019 has caused a scrambling for positions in the DA that may result in the most bruising contest in the party yet.

ANC motion of no confidence in Trollip fails to materialise

2017-01-31 22:31

The ANC's expected attempt to capitalise on a dispute between coalition partners the DA and the UDM by bringing a motion of no confidence against Mayor Athol Trollip has failed to materialise.

PE political parties lead march against electricity cuts

2016-12-05 05:48

Nearly 1 500 Port Elizabeth residents had marched to the City Hall to hand over a petition to recently elected mayor, Athol Trollip.

A gunshot and broken glass at Bay meeting

2016-10-30 06:07

Has the ANC totally lost its way by resorting to “acts of violence, intimidation and thuggery” at a Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting? This is one of several questions raised this week following a scuffle between the governing DA and the opposition.

Municipalities' multimillion-rand deals under scrutiny

2016-09-08 19:56

Contracts with municipalities that the DA has taken control of after the local government elections are in the spotlight with the party vowing to clamp down on corruption.

Gloves are off - ANCYL warns in Nelson Mandela Bay

2016-08-18 18:39

The ANCYL has warned that the disruption of the Nelson Mandela Bay metro’s first council meeting was merely the beginning.

WATCH: Trollip elected as PE mayor, Bobani deputy

The UDM's Mongameli Bobani was elected as Deputy Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay metro on Thursday, and will be second in command to new Mayor Athol Trollip from the DA. Watch.

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NMB mayor, deputy in renewed spat

2017-05-23 21:36

Hours after the DA in Nelson Mandela Bay revoked an ultimatum to the UDM to remove its deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani, he and mayor Athol Trollip have been involved in a new spat during a council meeting.

NMB coalition takes another blow as deputy mayor lays charges

2017-04-26 16:43

The coalition government of Nelson Mandela Bay appears to be in tatters after deputy mayor, Mongameli Bobani, laid charges of fraud and corruption against senior officials.

SS Mendi commemoration cancelled at last minute

2017-02-25 19:31

A function meant to commemorate the sinking of the SS Mendi was cancelled as the military band, journalists, and some family members were already at the venue in Port Elizabeth.

Trollip defamation case against ex-ANC councillor postponed

2017-02-14 17:02

A defamation case brought by DA chairperson and Mayor Athol Trollip against a former ANC councillor in Nelson Mandela Bay has been postponed in the Grahamstown High Court.

No drownings, fewer road deaths in NMB

2017-01-16 17:43

Nobody drowned and fewer people died on the roads in Nelson Mandela Bay this festive season compared to the previous year, mayor Athol Trollip has said.

100 days of four city metros

2016-12-04 07:39

City Press looks at what has changed in the first 100 days of four of the country’s top metros.

Trollip bans business, 1st class trips for Nelson Mandela Bay officials

2016-09-18 11:26

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip has banned city and public officials from flying Business or First Class during domestic work trips.

Mti still at work in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

2016-08-23 05:45

Heads were not rolling yet in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro, as some in the newly DA-controlled municipality had feared.

Newly instated Mayor Athol Trollip gives first speech

New Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Athol Trollip delivers his first speech.

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WATCH: ANC members walk out as Trollip sworn in

The near chaotic first meeting of the new council of Nelson Mandela Bay metro on Thursday was eventually brought to order after reported attempts by the ANC to stop the meeting from going ahead. Watch.

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