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SOUTH AFRICAN business is under competitive pressure from increased labour, energy and transportation costs and now environmental costs through the impending carbon tax.
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In honour of Madiba, after whom our city and regional structure are named, the ANC will be hosting the following activities, to which we encourage all to attend: 17h00 Friday 06/12/13: Prayer Services at Port Elizabeth City Hall, Uitenhage Town Hall, Despatch Town Hall, Daku Hall and Raymond Mhlaba Indoor Sports Centre.
Most of the seven men sentenced with Nelson Mandela to life in prison for sabotage and plotting to overthrow the white government were arrested in July 1963 during a police raid on their headquarters, a farm in the Johannesburg suburb of Rivonia.
THE Miss SA pageant is back - and before you scoff and bring up arguments about its relevance, new judge DJ Black Coffee thinks we would be worse off without it.
The Allanridge Library in Uitenhage will be closed for an indefinite period due to damage caused during the recent attacks on municipal property in the area, the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality said on Thursday .
THE Blitz Boks will begin their quest for glory in the South African leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series with what appears to be a gentle opener against unfancied Canada at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
FOUR armed robbers were arrested yesterday after quick-thinking security guards locked them inside the South African Revenue Service building in Port Elizabeth and called the police.
Susan Shabangu, the Minister of Mineral Resources, has called on the mining industry to transform or "ship out" and is confident that the government will resolve concerns linked to the amendment of the mining legislation.
President Jacob Zuma says many of the infrastructure projects coordinated under the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission have been completed or are nearing completion.
FROM humble beginnings as a street performer in Kwazakhele at the age of eight, Vuyo "Mvovo" Goxani is realising his dream as he jets off from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg today to be mentored by hip hop artist Khuli Chana after winning the BlackBerry Talent Search competition.