ZF starts production in East London
ZF Lemförder SA’s new plant in East London has commenced production of front and rear axles only nine months after its nomination by Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA). “We are expanding our global footprint by opening our new plant in East London,” states Dr Peter Holdmann, Head of ZF’s Car... Read more
East London Harry-Nana awarded university’s top award
East London businesswoman Poonam Harry-Nana, a full-time MBA graduate of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) has been awarded the USB Director’s Award for the top student in any programme who excels in both studies and leadership. USB Director Prof Piet Naudé said not only did Poonam graduate... Read more
Daimler AG establishes IT hub in East London
Daimler AG, parent company to Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) announces the establishment of an IT Hub at its Plant in East London. The IT Hub will focus on Data analytics, software development and business analysts in collaboration with central IT MBC Operations in providing IT solutions supporting global Daimler... Read more
New cruise liner visits East London port
The arrival of the state-of-the-art VIKING SUN cruise liner at the Port of East London today closed the port’s 2018-19 cruise season on a high note, with 830 passengers disembarking for excursions throughout the city – the highest ever, according to the port’s Corporate Affairs Manager, Terry Taylor. East... Read more
MBSA gives EC government update on billion rand investment
Eastern Cape Member of the Executive Council for Finance, Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Lubabalo Oscar Mabuyane paid a special visit to the Mercedes-Benz Plant in East London. The purpose of MEC Mabuyane’s visit to the plant was to discuss the progress made to the expansion programme of... Read more
EL designer scoops top prize
East London designer Nangamso Dana (26) walked away with a R15,000 top prize in the apparel category at the fourth edition of the Lithuba Lakho (This Is Your Chance) Competition and Exhibition Awards held  in Port Elizabeth on Friday. Trading as Royal Legasee, Dana submitted a cape/neckpiece with an... Read more
MoU game changer for East London
A Memorandum of Understanding signed on Tuesday, 12 March between the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCMM), Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and the East London Industrial Development Zone Company (ELIDZ), seeks to harness the potential of the Port of East London and the IDZ to foster economic growth in... Read more