S. African blacks strip and steal whole school building in 2 months

Wholesale vandalism has seen an entire abandoned Port Elizabeth school simply vanish into thin air – stripped of everything but its concrete floor and support beams in under two months.

Using wheelbarrows, cars, vans and even their heads to transport … Read the rest

Wholesale vandalism has seen an entire abandoned Port Elizabeth school simply vanish into thin air – stripped of everything but its concrete floor and support beams in under two months.

Using wheelbarrows, cars, vans and even their heads to transport … Read the rest

Black residents trash anti-Apartheid museum

Black residents have forced the closure of a museum honouring anti-apartheid heroes, accusing the authorities of building “a house for dead people” while they live in squalor.

Once a tourist magnet, The Red Location Museum in New Brighton outside the … Read the rest

Port Elizabeth black man convicted of raping 6-year old

Child-Rape-A 33-year-old man was convicted of rape by the Port Elizabeth High Court on Wednesday, said Eastern Cape police.

Xolisile Tose would be sentenced on Thursday, said Warrant Officer Thembi Gwe.

He raped a six-year-old girl three years ago after … Read the rest

Somali-owned shops re-open after attacks in South Africa

shop_townshipSeveral Somali-owned shops re-opened for business on Thursday as a wave of looting and xenophobic violence in South Africa’s coastal city of Port Elizabeth was brought under control.

More than 150 small grocery shops were looted in four days of … Read the rest

Police must stop violence between SA blacks and Somalians: ANC

SA_policeThe police must stop the violence between South Africans and Somalians living in Port Elizabeth, the ANC in the Eastern Cape said on Monday.

“Any type of violence, including looting of shops owned by Somali nationals is illegal, wrong and … Read the rest

SA destined to go nuclear

electricitySouth Africa is destined to get more nuclear power stations as means of electricity generation as part of the Integrated Resources Plan.

It is envisaged that 9 600 megawatt of electricity will be generated in this manner by 2030 but … Read the rest

Bill Clinton on SA visit

Former US president Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea will on Tuesday visit the Ubuntu Education Centre in Zwide in Port Elizabeth, one of the Clinton Global Initiative commitment sites.

The centre was opened in 2010 as part of the initiative. … Read the rest

Lions victorious in away game against Kings

Lions captain JC Janse van Rensburg praised the courage and character of his team as they registered a crucial away win in the first leg of their Super Rugby promotion-relegation series against the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth on Friday.… Read the rest

Solomons eager to retain Super Rugby status for Kings

Southern Kings director of rugby Alan Solomons has encouraged his team to live up to expectations when they meet the Lions in the first of their Super Rugby promotion/relegation playoff fixtures on Friday.

In what is being billed as their … Read the rest

Darron Nell to lead Kings against Lions in crucial match

Experienced lock Darron Nell will captain the Southern Kings in the first of the two-leg Super Rugby promotion-relegation matches against the Lions in Port Elizabeth on Friday.

“Darron has done a tremendous job for us over the years in a … Read the rest