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Medical equipment donated to Dora Nginza Hospital

Medical equipment donated to Dora Nginza Hospital

19 Jul 2021 10:41 | News

Much-needed medical equipment has been funded and is due to be handed over to the Dora Nginza Regional Hospital in Port Elizabeth, in response to a request by the Eastern Cape Provincial Department of Health, to help the hospital manage amidst the current pandemic and beyond.

We won't be deterred or intimated says MEC Madikizela

We won't be deterred or intimated says MEC Madikizela

17 Jun 2021 14:32 | News

Eastern Cape MEC for Public Works & Infrastructure, Babalo Madikizela, on Thursday described recent protests by a group of North Crest Flats tenants as just 'delaying tactics' aimed at intimidating and emotionally blackmailing government from solving a recurring crisis in both the Old and New North crest Flats.

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro says tariff hike concessions to cushion residents

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro says tariff hike concessions to cushion residents

15 Jun 2021 15:06 | News

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality on Tuesday announced a decision to approve electricity tariff increases more than three percentage points below that approved by the National Energy Regulator (Nersa). This is in addition to single-digit increases for other services.

Eastern Cape Liquor Board urges communities to play an active role in the issuing of liquor licenses

Eastern Cape Liquor Board urges communities to play an active role in the issuing of liquor licenses

11 Jun 2021 09:57 | News

The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) would like to encourage communities to use their constitutional right to be part of the decision-making in the issuing of a liquor license through a community consultation process...

Decline in Eastern Cape unemployment rate welcomed

Decline in Eastern Cape unemployment rate welcomed

2 Jun 2021 09:47 | News

Eastern Cape Finance, Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism MEC, Mlungisi Mvoko, has welcomed the decline in the unemployment rate in the province. This follows the statistical release of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey by Stats SA for the first quarter of 2021.

Wet and cold week ahead for South Africa: Weather Office

Wet and cold week ahead for South Africa: Weather Office

31 May 2021 15:28 | News

A week of very cold temperatures is expected across the majority of South Africa from today (Monday), lasting well into the coming weekend. The cold temperatures follow in the wake of a cold front that moved over the eastern parts of the country on Sunday evening, sustained by the development of a cut-off low pressure system over the south-eastern parts of the country.

St Albans, Kareedouw and Cape St Francis got much of the weekend rain

St Albans, Kareedouw and Cape St Francis got much of the weekend rain

31 May 2021 09:54 | News

St Albans, Kareedouw and Cape St Francis received much of the rain that fell over the Eastern and Southern Cape over the weekend - according to a report by the South African Weather Service's Gqeberha office.

Protests in Makhanda and Nelson Mandela Bay condemned

Protests in Makhanda and Nelson Mandela Bay condemned

25 May 2021 14:30 | News

Eastern Cape Premier, Lubabalo Oscar Mabuyane, on Tuesday condemned, "in the strongest terms", Monday's violent blockade of the N2 highway near Makhanda, as well as Johnson Road in Missionvale, in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, by taxi operators, amid service delivery protests.

Gqeberha protests affect SANBS blood drives

Gqeberha protests affect SANBS blood drives

25 May 2021 11:46 | News

The South African National Blood Service on Tuesday said the protest action in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) in the morning, affected its mobile blood drives negatively.