Nelson Bay Chamber boss appointed to chair ECPTA
ME Economic Development, Environmental Affairs, and Tourism MEC Lubabalo Oscar Mabuyane has as appointed a new board of directors for the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA). The new board of directors will be led by Nomkhita Mona as the Chairperson of the Board. Mrs Mona has extensive... Read more
Coega SEZ hailed as SA success story
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) today launched the inaugural South African Special Economic and Industrial Development Zones (SEZ) Conference in Durban. The conference, Moving Towards Excellence, aims to provide a platform for national and international stakeholders and to outline the country’s achievements in attracting investments, generating... 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
Repairs at PE tanker berth progressing well
Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Port of Port Elizabeth says repairs to the tanker berth are progressing as scheduled since it started almost three weeks ago. The berth has been closed since 18 February 2019 to enable repairs to be carried out on the corroded steel structures supporting the... Read more
Mthatha airport downgrade forces flights cancellations for SA Express
The Civil Aviation Authority has downgraded the Mthatha airport effective from Friday 25 January 2019 following a negative audit finding against it. South African Express advises customers that the airline is implementing flight cancellations between Johannesburg and Mthatha. We are working jointly with the Eastern Cape provincial government authorities... Read more
Coega closes 2018 on a high
The year 2018 started with very little promise in terms of achieving our goals and strategic objectives given a challenging investment promotion and unkindly business environment, especially in relation to new foreign direct investment. Swimming against this tide, the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has managed to turn things around. “This... Read more
Coega a catalyst for emerging businesses
Two local SMMEs from Port Elizabeth, are currently benefiting from the construction of the state of the art facility for HELLA, a new investor at Coega Development Corporation. Sikuphiwe Trading, owned by Ncebekazi Mhlaba, is responsible for the brick works and plastering. Whereas, Dicky’s Electrical, owned by Sadick Hendricks,... Read more
SANRAL engages communities on projects in Amathole District
The South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Ltd (SANRAL) engaged stakeholders in the Amathole District Municipalities on the current and upcoming projects in the area and highlighted the roads agency’s mission to transform the construction industry to be more inclusive. The roads agency has over 160 projects lined up... Read more
Roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that roadworks is scheduled to take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday, 03 December 2018 to Friday, 07 December 2018. The planned traffic accommodation is as follows: The left lane... Read more
Coega launches its inaugural Alumni Programme
As 2018 rolls along, a year of significant highs for the organisation. It is difficult not to find yourself getting caught up in the high-tide of expectations for the year 2019. It is through the significant milestones achieved by the organisation this year, which sought to reaffirm CDC`s position... Read more