Latest articles on Port Elizabeth

Concern mounts for Eastern Cape health workers

Nurses and other healthcare providers feel neglected and abused by the government and its representatives, who ignore their pleas for a safe working environment.

Eskom secretive about its study into seismic activity and Koeberg nuclear station

Extending the life of an aging nuclear plant, which generates only a small portion of South Africa’s electricity, in an earthquake fault zone is not worth the risk

‘We sacrifice our families for Clover all year’

The strike at the dairy company continues, with exhausted workers demanding an end to compulsory weekend and public holiday work as well as overtime being forced on them

Eastern Cape university goes all in to assist provincial health-care efforts

A special steering committee seeks to fill urgent gaps in the system in order to fight the coronavirus

Coronavirus uncertainty affects asylum seekers

Some refugee reception offices in South Africa have stopped accepting new asylum applications as the government enforces stricter measures to deal with the Covid-19 crisis

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories

Coding without computers reaches thousands of learners

“It was the opportunity of a lifetime for some of our kids … allowing them to explore a world of programming and the creative use of technology.”

New medical school to open in 2021

Mandela University’s medical degree will contain some of the best elements from the Cuban model

Programme multiplies pupils’ success

A maths and science incubator run by Nelson Mandela University is producing promising results

‘The Lost Boys’ speaks to us all

In many ways the book exposes the psychosocial trauma that has been inherent since the founding of our country

PE homeowners complain about land occupiers

A resident, who said she feared reprisals if named, said: 'Ever since the 'squatters' came... we are facing a torrid time...'

Suspect arrested in NMU rape case

After a Facebook post called attention to the plight of two students, CCTV footage circulated online is helping police in the investigation.

Nelson Mandela University students threaten shutdown after rape, stabbing on campus

A female student was raped and another stabbed last night at a computer lab at the Second Avenue campus in Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth.

Urban pig co-operative needs land to stay in business

15 Port Elizabeth residents are farming, but they want to keep their piglets safe from traffic and dirty water.

DA’s Trollip: Axing UDM councillor won’t jeopardise coalition

The Democratic Alliance says it's committed to working with the United Democratic Movement but not with the deputy mayor ousted in no-confidence vote.

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Luxor Paints loses CCMA case, must pay workers R40-m in back pay

Some of the 181 workers were dismissed for carrying sticks during a strike, others were dismissed even though they weren’t at the picket, but were deemed guilty by association

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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