algoaFM lightens the mood with good news this Easter
algoaFM’s news team will be looking for feel-good news ahead of the Easter Weekend. “algoaFM News is held in high regard for its accurate, up-to-the-minute news coverage of crime, politics, the economy and the environment. However, in the lead up to this Easter Weekend, the team has decided to... Read more
R300m to alleviate Makana water crisis
The Department of Water and Sanitation in the Eastern Cape has set aside R300 million to help alleviate the current water crisis in the Makana Municipality. A weekly report released by the National Department of Water and Sanitation said that although the Eastern Cape retained a 62.3% dam level... Read more
First vessel berths in PE port after repairs
The Port of Port Elizabeth welcomed the berthing of UAAC Mirdif, the first vessel at its tanker berth after the successful and early completion of the berth repairs. The vessel berthed at 10:00 on Friday, 29 March 2019 and sailed on Saturday, 30 March 2019. It delivered white oil... Read more
Eastern Cape community gets free WiFi
The local communities of Sterkspruit, just outside Aliwal North in the Eastern Cape, will now be able to connect their cellphones to the free WiFi that was officially launched by Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on Friday. Among other things, the free WiFi is set to help students to search... Read more
Ramaphosa visits Fort Jackson SMME
South Africans must look at waste from an economic perspective as the green economy of the waste sector has the potential to create jobs and empower Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMMEs), says President Cyril Ramaphosa. “This is a sector that has the potential to create 69,000 new jobs... 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 Garden Court receives R74 million upgrade
The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) owned Mthatha Garden Court Hotel has completed a comprehensive R 74 million facelift, its first refurbishment since its establishment in 1976. The improvements to the structure which come with a four-star grading were funded by ECDC as the landlord to the value of... Read more
SANRAL career expo kicks off in Mdantsane
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL’s) national Career Expo kicked off in Mdantsane in the Eastern Cape last week where more than 1,000 Grade 9 learners from nine high schools attended. The learners were addressed by motivational speaker and businesswoman Bongiwe Mafani, actor Moshe Ndiki and... Read more
MEC Mabuyane delivers braille printer to a Dimbaza center
The Dimbaza based Eastern Cape Braille and Print Institute received a shot in the arm for their printing business when the Eastern Cape Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism MEC, Lubabalo Mabuyane delivered a state of the art multi functioning braille set as part of the international day of... 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