Port Elizabeth

New Nelson Mandela University logo slated as 'toddler lego blocks'

2017-07-21 17:34

While the renaming of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University to just the Nelson Mandela University has mostly been accepted as a positive step, reactions to its new logo have been negative.

Elderly man rescues 2 students from sea, 1 still missing

2017-07-21 13:39

An elderly Port Elizabeth man has rescued two students from Lusikisiki, in Transkei, after they got into trouble while swimming at Hobie Beach.

2nd missing fisherman's body washes up

2017-07-20 15:41

A second body has washed up following the capsizing of the Maredon fishing vessel in Cape St Francis, Eastern Cape police say.

Celtic Rugby confirms discussions over Pro14

2017-07-19 16:25

With the Cheetahs and Kings consigned to the Super Rugby scrapheap, discussions are ongoing as to their participation in an expanded Pro12 format.

Rescuers extend search area for 8 missing fishermen

2017-07-19 12:18

Volunteers have joined in the search for eight missing fishermen off the Eastern Cape coast, after their vessel capsized.

Eastern Cape council speaker shot dead after receiving death threat

2017-07-18 14:31

The council speaker of the Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality in Fort Beaufort has been shot dead, just weeks after her office received an ominous death threat, Eastern Cape police confirms.

5 die in PE shack fire

2017-07-16 22:03

Five people, including two children, have died in a shack fire in Port Elizabeth, police say.

Mark Keohane: 'Canes and Lions to bag wins

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Alert PE cops catch alleged members of blue light gang

2017-07-13 09:16

Three men believed to be part of a gang of armed robbers who posed as police officers have been arrested on the N2 highway outside Port Elizabeth.

Kings name side for Super Rugby swansong

2017-07-12 14:44

Southern Kings coach Deon Davids has made minimal changes to the team that will take on the Cheetahs.


NMMU officially rebrands as Nelson Mandela University

2017-07-21 15:48

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University has officially relaunched as the Nelson Mandela University despite the name having been officially gazetted by Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande.

Fresh bail bid for Nigerian pastor accused of preying on young girls

2017-07-21 12:02

A Nigerian pastor charged with human trafficking, sexual assault and the rape of young girls will be re-applying for bail in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court, based on new facts.

Body of missing fisherman found near PE, 7 still missing

2017-07-19 17:11

The body of one of the missing Maredon fishermen has been located, Eastern Cape police have confirmed.

Cheetahs, Kings set for 21 games in Pro14 season

2017-07-19 12:50

The Cheetahs and Southern Kings could play up to 21 league games in the Pro14.

Still no sign of 8 missing fishermen - NSRI

2017-07-18 16:33

Day three of the search for eight missing fishermen has still not yielded any results, the NSRI says.

Air force joins search for 8 missing fishermen

2017-07-17 09:14

The search for eight missing fisherman will resume in the Cape St Francis vicinity after a full day extensive sea, air and shoreline search yielded no results.

Cheetahs edge Kings in Super Rugby swansong

2017-07-14 21:09

The Cheetahs bowed out of Super Rugby with their heads held high after a victory over the Kings at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Pro14 announcement set for Saturday?

2017-07-13 10:29

The Cheetahs and Southern Kings’ participation in Europe’s Pro12 competition is expected to be made official within the next few days.

Suspected bogus cops arrested outside PE

2017-07-12 22:22

Three men believed to be part of an armed robbery gang, who posed as police, have been arrested on the N2 outside Port Elizabeth

Cheetahs name final Super Rugby team

2017-07-12 12:15

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Super Rugby encounter against the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth.

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