Gqeberha speedster ready for next assignment
Rising Madibaz speedster Ntiyiso Nkanyani, who set a personal best to annex the 400m hurdles title at the U20 nationals last week, is hoping to impress against even stiffer competition at the USSA championships in Stellenbosh this week. “My goal is to try to make the podium since I... Read more
Two major shopping malls in the EC sold in R4- billion property deal
Two of the Eastern Cape’s largest shopping centres – Baywest Mall in Nelson Mandela Bay and Hemingways Mall in Buffalo City have changed hands.  The iconic super-regional malls, which have been in business rescue since 2022, were sold to South African property company, Hangar 18, for R1.3-billion each in... Read more
Chamber establishes its 9th geographic cluster in Fairview
A collective approach in addressing enabling environment issues of common interest in Fairview has led to businesses establishing a Geographic Cluster in the area to foster a thriving working environment.  This is the ninth cluster to be established by businesses in the metro under the Nelson Mandela Bay Business... Read more
Transnet makes progress at Eastern Cape ports
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) says it is forging ahead with implementing the state-owned company’s Recovery Plan at its Eastern Cape ports. The plan aims to enable efficient utilisation of port infrastructure and improve operational efficiencies at its Central Region ports of East London, Ngqura and Port Elizabeth. According... Read more
Chamber, AIDC-ECMOU  represents significant step for Bay
The memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed between the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber and Automotive Industry Development Centre Eastern Cape (AIDC-EC) represents a significant step towards driving sustainable growth and development, particularly within the automotive industry, while also benefiting other industries in the Nelson Mandela Bay region. The MOU... Read more
Gqeberha chamber commits to building a climate resilient city
The signing of the groundbreaking pledge for a Climate Resilient Nelson Mandela Bay today at the Mendi Arts Centre, in New Brighton, represents a significant step forward in the city’s proactive efforts to build a metro that can both withstand the impact of climate change and utilise the opportunities... Read more
Chamber, Standard Bank launch entrepreneurship desk accelerator
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber in collaboration with Standard Bank, have launched an Entrepreneurship Desk Accelerator Programme with a significant focus on empowering entrepreneurs in three critical areas.  Chamber’s Business Information Manager Lunga Mjodo says the programme is structured to provide essential skills to entrepreneurs such as leadership,... Read more
VWSA celebrates 35-year partnership with Wilderness Foundation Africa
Over 2,7 million kilometres were covered in the battle against rhino poaching, more than 67,000 vulnerable youths brought to experience nature and more than 500 households benefited from humanitarian relief. These are just some examples of the impact of Volkswagen Group South Africa’s (VWSA) support for Wilderness Foundation Africa... Read more
New recruits, fresh approach help seal USSA football deal
The Madibaz women’s football team reaped the benefits of discipline and meticulous planning to gain promotion to the University Sports South Africa A-section last week. Although a courageous Mandela University outfit went down 1-0 to NWU-Mafikeng in the B-section final in Cape Town, they did enough to qualify for... Read more
First Samsung-Ocule IT electronics group graduates
Samsung in conjunction with Ocule IT hosted a Graduation Ceremony in celebration of the successful completion of the 1st Cohort of the MICT-SETA Accredited Electronics Technician programme in the Eastern Cape. This first group of graduates from this province now form part of the four cohorts in the national,... Read more
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