Top East Cape policewoman killed
A senior Eastern Cape police officer has been shot and killed at her home in Elliotdale, King William’s Town police said on Wednesday.
Basson found guilty of unprofessional conduct
APARTHEID-era chemical warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson is guilty of unprofessional conduct‚ the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) ruled on Wednesday (18/12/2013).
Gang hit squad 'executing witnesses'
A HIT squad linked to the notorious 28 prison gang is believed to be responsible for the execution of at least 40 key state witnesses in robbery and hijacking cases in Nelson Mandela Bay over the past year.
Asian link suspected in Bay bank card fraud
CREDIT and debit card fraudsters have stepped up their activities over the festive season – and several Nelson Mandela Bay residents have already fallen victim to them.
'Hair-do' case settled
A PROMINENT Port Elizabeth vet has agreed to pay out two employees who took him to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration after he allegedly made negative comments about the "hair-do" one of them wore to work.
December road toll at 551
A TOTAL of 551 people have died on South Africa's roads since December 1.
Stitches needed after firework misfire
THE organisers of Monday night's Opening of the Season festivities in Nelson Mandela Bay are due to meet a man tomorrow who was injured when he was hit in the face by fireworks.
Pressure group takes aim at 'racist' newsrooms
A NEWLY formed group has threatened to "expose" editors and media houses perceived to be stifling transformation in their newsrooms.
Five parties form coalition for 2014 elections
FIVE opposition parties have formed a coalition with the aim of giving voters an alternative from the dominance of the ANC and DA.
World record for Grey boy?
IT may have been low- key in general cricketing terms, but the excitement was at fever pitch last week at Gelvandale after Grey schoolboy Heath Richards achieved one of the game's rarest feats when he hit six sixes in an over.
Bitou deputy mayor breaks leg in freak accident
BITOU deputy mayor Adam van Rhyner's leg was broken in a "freak accident" at the Plettenberg Bay Aviation Day at the weekend.
Man held after farmer's death
A MAN is being held for questioning in connection with the farm attack on a Cookhouse couple last week.
Consider calling on Zuma to resign: Numsa president
Numsa acting president Andrew Chirwa asked metalworkers on Tuesday (17/12/2013) to consider calling on President Jacob Zuma to resign.
Holiday best way to commemorate Madiba
Nine out of 10 young South Africans believe the best way to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life would be with a public holiday, a survey revealed on Tuesday (17/12/2013).
Expect fuel price shock next year: AA
The fuel price is set for a steep hike at the beginning of next year, the Automobile Association of SA (AA) said on Tuesday (17/12/2013).
Bay holiday season starts off with a bang
AN avalanche of fireworks filled the sky with golden stars in a spectacular opening of the festive season in Nelson Mandela Bay last night.
Madiba family at war again
FOUR days before Nelson Mandela's funeral, relatives allegedly muscled in and pushed out his "heir apparent" – Mandla Mandela – from the family's homestead in Qunu.
Unions set for legal battle over Bay's finance chief
LESS than two weeks after the Nelson Mandela Bay council approved the appointment of Kumaran Nair as the municipality's new finance boss, labour unions Samwu and Imatu have threatened to legally challenge his appointment, claiming he is not qualified for the job.
SA fish stocks 'recovering'
A DECADE after South Africa's linefish stocks had reached perilously low levels and the sector was declared in crisis, things are looking up.
Algoa Bay seismic survey sparks objection
ENVIRONMENTALIST Dr Paul Martin has laid a formal complaint with the Petroleum Agency of South Africa (PASA) against the ongoing seismic survey being conducted off Algoa Bay that experts say will threaten humpback whales.
Mob kills alleged rapist
MOTHERWELL, Port Elizabeth police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a mob vigilante attack that resulted in the death of an alleged rapist on Sunday.