Port Elizabeth

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.

Ramaphosa: SA progress means free higher education for the poor

The deputy president believes that the country will only know that it has made progress once it is able to provide free higher education to the poor.

The architect as an activist

By recycling items such as wine bottles, practical yet beautiful spaces are created that can change people’s lives.

​Voters in Nelson Mandela Bay celebrate but vow to watch Athol Trollip

The poor of the town are not immediately taken by the likely new regime and want to see first what will actually change in their lives.

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it