Port Elizabeth

Who is Mmusi Maimane?

2015-04-18 08:49

Mmusi Maimane has announced that he will be standing for the position of DA leader. News24 takes a look at his journey through the opposition party.

Mandela Bay residents afraid to go out after dark

2015-04-16 15:53

More residents of Nelson Mandela Bay are afraid to go out after dark than in any other metro in South Africa, according to a Statistics SA report.

Charges dropped against Queen Victoria vandal

2015-04-13 21:04

The EFF member who was arrested for the vandalism of the Queen Victoria statue has been released and the charges dropped against him due to insufficient evidence.

Trollip is DA mayoral candidate for Mandela Bay

2015-04-13 17:30

DA Eastern Cape leader Athol Trollip has been selected as the party’s mayoral candidate for Nelson Mandela Bay in the upcoming 2016 local government elections.

Lone Queen Victoria statue vandal caught on CCTV

2015-04-10 20:57

Video footage captured from CCTV cameras around the city centre show that a man, apparently acting alone, is responsible for throwing green paint on the Queen Victoria statue in Nelson Mandela Bay.

EFF denies vandalising Queen Victoria statue

2015-04-10 09:38

The EFF has denied that the party was responsible for throwing green paint at the Queen Victoria statue in Port Elizabeth, but commended those who did it.

Tributes laid at vandalised horse memorial

2015-04-08 15:25

Residents from Nelson Mandela Bay have turned out to tend to the horse that has lost its minder at the Port Elizabeth Horse Memorial.

Horse memorial statue moved to secure location

2015-04-07 20:23

The statue of a soldier giving his horse water from his helmet, forcefully removed then discarded next to the Horse Memorial by members of the EFF, has been moved to a secure location.

EFF damages PE horse memorial

2015-04-07 08:39

The EFF has claimed responsibility for vandalising the horse memorial in Port Elizabeth, saying it was part of a campaign to remove colonial statues.

We set statue alight – EFF

2015-04-03 19:12

EFF deputy chairperson for the Nelson Mandela Bay region, Bo Madwara, has confirmed that the local chapter is behind the setting alight of the War Memorial statue in Uitenhage’s Market Square.


Big dreams for entrepreneurs living with disabilities

2015-04-16 19:53

A Port Elizabeth cooperative run by people living with disabilities is looking for funds to launch a business.

Manqele sends Birds crashing

2015-04-15 22:06

Edward Manqele gave Chippa United their first win in 2015 when they beat Moroka Swallows at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Man arrested for vandalising Queen Victoria statue an EFF member - police

2015-04-13 19:52

The man arrested for vandalising the Queen Victoria statue in Port Elizabeth has been identified as a regional member of the EFF, say police.

Man arrested for vandalising Queen Victoria statue

2015-04-13 13:18

Police have arrested a man for his involvement in the vandalism of the Queen Victoria statue in Govan Mbeki Avenue in Port Elizabeth last week.

Shock report on illegal occupation of RDP houses

2015-04-10 16:31

The illegal occupation of Nelson Mandela Bay RDP houses is out of control, with a preliminary audit revealing that as many as 30% of all RDP houses in the Bay could be illegally occupied.

Queen Victoria statue vandalised in PE

2015-04-10 09:07

The statue of Queen Victoria outside the public library in Port Elizabeth has been vandalised, reports say.

Eastern Cape protesters barricade road with burning tyres

2015-04-07 20:23

Protesters have barricaded both entrances to Alicedale with stones, burning tyres and tree branches in a continued protest over poor service delivery and lack of development.

Cradock Four memorial neglected, forgotten

2015-04-07 16:48

The Cradock Four were labelled “true heroes of the struggle”, but, as you turn off the freeway and try to find your way to the monument, you can’t help but wonder if these struggle icons would feel honoured.

ANC members clean statue damaged by EFF

2015-04-06 21:17

An elderly man has been arrested for allegedly damaging a statue in Port Elizabeth, while ANC members were busy cleaning a statue that was damaged by the EFF last week.

War memorial statue in Uitenhage 'necklaced'

2015-04-02 15:58

A war memorial statue in Uitenhage’s Market Square has been set alight, Eastern Cape police say.

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