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  • BREAKING | It is official, Port Elizabeth has a new name — Gqeberha
    on Feb 23, 2021 at 5:32 pm

    The decision to rename Port Elizabeth and the airport was officially approved and gazetted by Sports, arts and Culture minister Nathi Mthethwa on Tuesday.

  • Algoa temporarily withdraws buses after arson attacks
    on Feb 23, 2021 at 3:45 pm

    Algoa Bus Company has temporarily withdrawn its services after several violent incidents which saw two of its buses torched on Monday.

  • Gangster admits killing woman in shootout with police
    on Feb 23, 2021 at 3:44 pm

    A brazen confession by a Helenvale man painted a shocking picture of a shootout between rival gangs which left one innocent woman dead.

  • Omotoso loses yet another court battle
    on Feb 23, 2021 at 2:54 pm

    Another of Pastor Timothy Omotoso’s lifelines have been exhausted — and he will have to remain behind bars for the foreseeable future.

  • Closing arguments to be heard in chest freezer murder case
    on Feb 23, 2021 at 2:54 pm

    Closing arguments in the trial of mother-and-daughter murder accused Christine and Chantell Russouw are due to start on Wednesday, after the defence called its final witness on Tuesday.

  • Strand street taxi rank area still tense
    on Feb 23, 2021 at 2:53 pm

    Police say taxi protest action is still under way in Central around the Russell Road rank and the situation is tense.

  • PE manganese terminals to be moved by end of year, Mabuyane says
    on Feb 23, 2021 at 2:15 pm

    The face of the Port Elizabeth beachfront could look significantly different by the end of the year, with the manganese terminals set to be relocated to the Port of Ngqura before year end, according to Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane. He made the announcement during his state of the province address on Tuesday.

  • Premier doesn't have a detailed plan for the province, say MPLs
    on Feb 23, 2021 at 2:12 pm

    Repetitive, lacking in detail and no outline of how targets would be achieved.This was how political parties reacted to premier Oscar Mabuyane's state of the province address on Tuesday.

  • Warriors’ playoff hopes fade after third loss
    by chettya@theherald.co.za (Amir Chetty) on Feb 23, 2021 at 1:38 pm

    The Dafabet Warriors hopes of a place in the playoffs was dealt another severe blow as George Linde and Zubayr Hamza shone to secure a 24 run victory for the Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras in the Betway T20 Challenge on Tuesday. Linde shone with both bat and ball as the Cape side chalked up a convincing first win of the competition, overcoming a Warriors outfit who suffered a third loss in as many matches. Linde, who earlier in the day scored quick fire 48 off 20 balls including six boundaries and three massive sixes, built on a superb opening display by Hamza, who scored 57 to help the Cobras set the competition's highest first innings score of 181, losing only five wickets in the 20 overs.