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  1. Charred body found inside torched shack in PERead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Iol.co.za

    Port Elizabeth police in the Eastern Cape have opened an inquest docket after fire fighters discovered the charred remains of a man in a burnt out shack.

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  2. Will 'DJ Rassie' raise the roof at the Springboks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Iol.co.za

    In one of the worst-kept secrets in South African rugby, Erasmus replaces Allister Coetzee, who departed from the position in January after a tumultuous 22-month period in charge of the national team. Erasmus, who was appointed as the director of rugby at the SA Rugby Union late last year - after being lured back from Irish club Munster - has unbelievably been handed a six-year contract until the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France! The 45-year-old Erasmus first made his name as a coach for the Free State Cheetahs soon after retiring from playing, winning the Currie Cup in 2005 and sharing the title with the Blue Bulls in 2006.

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  3. E Cape cops launch manhunt for suspected bakery robbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Iol.co.za

    Despatch Police in the Eastern Cape launched a manhunt on Tuesday, following a business robbery at a bakery during the early hours of the morning. Police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart said the complainant and his co-workers were busy unlocking the door of a bakery situated in the town's main road when they were approached by several men who threatened them with firearms.

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  4. R1 billion housing development set to shake Nelson Mandela BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Ground in the Nelson Mandela Bay construction industry is set to break in December with a R1 billion government-backed housing development. The developer of the project Sakhisizwe, says that more than 10 000 direct jobs and indirect jobs will be created during the five-year roll-out of the first "integrated development" housing scheme for the Eastern Cape.

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  5. Southern Kings move PRO14 Ulster game to Wolfson StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    In a ground-breaking move, the Southern Kings have moved their PRO14 match against Irish team Ulster from Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium to Wolfson Stadium in Kwazakhele, near Port Elizabeth. "Top-class rugby is moving into a new part of the calendar with November fixtures in South Africa, and we thought it would be a good opportunity to move into a new part of the community," said Charl Crous, the COO of the Southern Kings.

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  6. Southern Kings move PRO14 Ulster game to ZwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    In a ground-breaking move, the Southern Kings have moved their PRO14 match against Irish team Ulster from Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium to Wolfson Stadium in Zwide, Port Elizabeth. "Top-class rugby is moving into a new part of the calendar with November fixtures in South Africa, and we thought it would be a good opportunity to move into a new part of the community," said Charl Crous, the COO of the Southern Kings.

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  7. Sport24.co.za | Kings take PRO14 away from Nelson Mandela StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | News24

    The Southern Kings are planning to take elite international rugby to the community in a ground-breaking move next month. The Kings' PRO14 match against top Irish team Ulster will be hosted at the Wolfson Stadium in Zwide, Port Elizabeth on Saturday, November 4, with a bumper crowd expected for the new initiative.

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  8. .com | 'Everything isn't always the white man's fault' - FF Plus leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | News24

    Port Elizabeth The "white man" has a voice in South Africa, and FF Plus leader Pieter Groenewald says he will stand up for it. "Everything is not always the white man's fault and I am tired of that, because the onslaught today is against white people," Groenewald said during his first visit to Despatch in the Nelson Mandela Metropole, Netwerk24 reported.

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  9. Go view the #ShareTheBay exhibition in PERead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Search the #ShareTheBay hashtag on social media and you would see thousands of images of Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage, Despatch and surrounding areas through the eyes of travellers. In celebration of Tourism Month this September, the Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism launched the #ShareTheBay exhibition at the Athenaeum's Athol Fugard Terrace on Thursday.

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  10. UDM takes fight to reverse Bobani's removal to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The United Democratic Movement has approached the courts in an effort to reverse councillor Mongameli Bobani's removal as deputy mayor of the Eastern Cape's Nelson Mandela Bay metro. The UDM had threatened to pull out of the coalition agreement and seek legal remedy if the DA refused to reinstate Bobani to his influential position as the metro's second citizen.

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  11. .com | Rift between Trollip and deputy mayor Bobani takes centre stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | News24

    Port Elizabeth What was supposed to be a celebration of the Democratic Alliance led coalition's first year in office, was overshadowed by the blatant rift between executive mayor Athol Trollip and deputy executive mayor, Mongameli Bobani. Trollip delivered his State of the Metro address at the Ernest Swanepoel hall in Despatch, a year after taking over the city as the head of a coalition government that had ousted the ANC.

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  12. Dr. Selwyn Cudjoe: Beautiful Are the Souls of My Black PeopleRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2017 | Trinidad and Tobago News

    Ara romi o My body is in pain Ara romi Shango Shango, my body is in pain Ojo romi e e The rain is falling on me [I am experiencing hard times] Ojo romi Shango Shango, the rain is falling on me [I am experiencing hard times.] I want to modify the title of Jeanne Noble's book to describe the wondrous display of African couture that graced Port of Spain streets on Tuesday as black people wound their way from the Treasury Building to the Queen's Park Savannah to celebrate the 179th year of their emancipation from slavery. The wearing of African attire was an outward sign of an inward and spiritual grace.

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  13. Trans women and the fight for employmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Mail & Guardian

    'When I transitioned my whole life opened up. It's like you spend your entire life wearing this heavy armour.'

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  14. Manhunt launched for house robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Police in Despatch in the Eastern Cape have launched a manhunt for four suspects who allegedly threatened a family with firearms and robbed their home, Eastern Cape police said on Wednesday. Police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart, said the incident took place on Tuesday night while the family were watching TV at their home in Khayamnandi.

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  15. Man arrested after wife's fatal stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Uitenhage police have arrested a 52-year-old man for allegedly stabbing his wife to death, Eastern Cape police said on Sunday. "It is alleged that the couple had an argument at their residence in Xolile Botoman Street, Khayamnandi, Despatch.

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