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Weddings and Celebrations: Hands and hearts
IF you want something done right, do it yourself, believe Davene and Neal Prinsloo and they put this into practice for their wedding at Evergreen wedding venue near Seaview in December 2011, handcrafting everything from dresses to decor.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Bearing statesman's name a unique responsibility
AS the only city in the world named after the beloved statesman, Nelson Mandela Bay must stay true to his values and continue his legacy, the municipality said yesterday.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Mandela Condolence Books available in Bay
Condolence Books, wherein the public can pay tribute to former president Nelson Mandela, are available at the Port Elizabeth City Hall, Uitenhage Town Hall and the Motherwell Memorial Peace Park from 12:00 on Saturday 7 November.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Mandela: A revered icon in South Africa
Late last year, when the South African government launched a new series of bank notes that bear the image of Nelson Mandela, the country's anti-apartheid icon and former president, President Jacob Zuma said printing Mr Mandela's image on a banknote was "a humble gesture" to express South Africa's"deep gratitude" to man who had dedicated the vast ... (more)
Metro staff to get 14th cheque
MUNICIPAL workers' unions in Nelson Mandela Bay yesterday told their members that they were in line to pocket a R6000 14th cheque from the municipality after city officials caved in to workers' demands this week.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
In honour of Madiba the ANC in NMB will be hosting the following activities
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.
'The Brothers' to Skank it
BLENDING like a good curry is how Etienne Verster, vocalist for Bay band The Brothers, describes their upcoming show with Skank & the Roots at the Grand Hotel in Central this Saturday.
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IT'S that time of year again where parents are due to collect reports from the schools.
NMB library closed due to damage
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 .
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Protests every second day in SA
South Africa had almost one protest every second day this year, specialised local government data and intelligence service company Municipal IQ said on Monday.
Fun, festivities at Uitenhage carnival
MORE than 100000 people flocked to Uitenhage's Caledon Street and main square for the town's colourful annual street carnival, which ended yesterday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Bay man a national winner
NELSON Mandela Bay entrepreneur Ismail Hassen, 32, could not believe it when he was named the winner of the mining and manufacturing section at the Step-Up National Technology Innovation Competition.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Wind turbines may affect eagles
WHAT do cold fronts and black eagles have in common? In the Grootwinterhoek mountains the eagles use the cold fronts as prime weather for hunting, capitalising on the low cloud and poor visibility that sweeps in.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Man arrested for drugs, ammo
A man was arrested in Uitenhage on Tuesday for illegal possession of ammunition and drugs with a street value of about R80 000, Eastern Cape police said.
Two international awards for VWSA
VOLKSWAGEN Group South Africa has recently received two international awards for its customer interaction centre, as well as a national accolade for its corporate social investment programmes.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Nobody will be nabbed for theft again
JUST when you think you have heard it all, auditor-general Terence Nombembe discloses that R30.8-billion of public funds has been "wasted by unauthorised, irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure" .
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Bay cop shot in neck wins Star award
A CRITICALLY wounded police constable who drove for 1.3km, blood streaming from neck and face wounds, in a desperate attempt to save his colleague's life after they came under fire while on patrol, is one of Nelson Mandela Bay's top cops.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Suspect grilled about phone
THE state continued its grilling of a farmworker accused of the brutal murder of Kirkwood businesswoman Rene Slater, 52, in the Port Elizabeth High Court yesterday.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Man versus machine as train race returns
NELSON Mandela Bay's famous train race is back on track - but this time with a difference.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Glowing report back after PE fun run
THE foul weather at the weekend did nothing to deter thousands of fun seekers participating in one of Port Elizabeth's most unique fun runs, the Glow Run.