PORT Elizabeth church Father’s House is moving to a new 3000- seater premises to accommodate its ever increasing flock.
IT MAY be the hand of Father Christmas himself, or perhaps the fairy dust sprinkled by Tinkerbell, but the mere mention of Uncle Jumbo’s Christmas Party instantly brought beaming smiles and sparkling eyes to the faces of generations of grown ups in Nelson Mandela Bay this week – leaving no doubt that this iconic annual event is indeed magical.
ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe fired the opening salvo of next year’s general election campaign in the Eastern Cape yesterday when he slammed new opposition parties as empty shells which only “mad people’’ would support.
A BRAVE Jeffreys Bay paddler yesterday told how he tried to fight off a “monster-sized shark” after it fatally attacked a swimmer off popular surf spot Point Beach.
THOUSANDS of daring women all over the world will let it all hang loose tomorrow in support of No Bra Day, a campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer.
THE Pumas ended their Currie Cup First Division rugby season on a high, at the Eastern Province Kings’ expense, as the Mpumalanga side lifted the competition’s trophy last night (11/10/13).
A 21-YEAR-old Port Elizabeth student dragged his father to court this week to compel him to pay for his studies, after he claimed his dad spent more on his Rottweilers than he did on his own flesh and blood.
A FULLY-fledged medical school is set to be opened in Nelson Mandela Bay in five years.
FORMER National Youth Development Agency head Andile Lungisa will soon be hauled before ANC bosses in the Eastern Cape to explain his alleged role in a R2.5-million concert scandal which saw him nabbed for fraud and money laundering yesterday.
AN AMERICAN accused of murdering his wife at their Port Elizabeth home was yesterday released on R20 000 bail.
THE landscape of South African rugby is set to be revamped radically on Monday when South African rugby chiefs are expected to expand their Currie Cup Premier Division from six to eight teams so that they can include the EP Kings and the Pumas.
SATIRIST Pieter-Dirk Uys hopes to inspire his Nelson Mandela Bay audience to look forward to the upcoming national elections with excitement and optimism. His new show, An Audience with
SHOOTING a series of supermarket ads with notoriously bad-tempered Gordon Ramsay became a war of words for local entertainer NataniŽl, who gave the British celebrity chef “some of his own medicine” on the one-day shoot.
THE newly revamped Kings Beach park area in Port Elizabeth will take centre stage on Heritage Day when its new skate park is launched.
A YOUNG sportswoman was killed and 74 other schoolchildren injured when the bus they were travelling in crashed near Nanaga late on Thursday night.
ONE of the “breakout stars” from the hit BBC reality series Come Dine With Me South Africa graced this week’s launch event in Johannesburg – and the show’s local production company believes the next star from the soon-to-be-screened third series may well come from Port Elizabeth.
A PORT Elizabeth police sergeant from the forensic unit was arrested yesterday for allegedly posing as a medical doctor on his days off from fighting crime.
AT 95 years old, George Nicholas is convinced he is the oldest working journalist in the world, but he is not the only Eastern Cape senior citizen who believes working throughout one’s golden years is a flop-proof recipe for excellent mental and physical health.
ARY van Onselen, the Uitenhage man who was found partially naked and clinging to life just metres away from a dead policeman last week, says he has “no recollection” of the man he was found with or how he himself sustained more than 20 stab wounds.
WHAT would have been a grand celebration of the “Big 3-0” for slain model Reeva Steenkamp on Monday will be nothing more than a painful reminder of how her life tragically ended as her boyfriend, Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, appears in court for her murder.