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
Noupoort Wind Farm builds a creche for Eurekaville and supports local enterprises
Councillor Sestile, of the Umsobomvu Municipality, cut the ribbon to commemorate the official launch of the newly built Eurekaville Crèche, funded by Noupoort Wind Farm. Other guests included official representatives from the Department of Social Development and Department of Education, as well as shareholders of Noupoort Wind Farm. “This... 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, 19 November 2018 until Friday, 23 November 2018. The planned traffic accommodation is as follows: The left lane... Read more
Eastern Cape recognised as innovation hub
Eastern Cape-based Innovators and entrepreneurs scooped a quarter of the 25 inaugural Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Awards, which were presented in Port Elizabeth as part of the African Advanced Manufacturing Innovation and Composites Show. Five of the six Eastern Cape award-winners work out of the Propella Business Incubator in... Read more