News

SAPS Search and Rescue Team assists German Tourist who fell of a cliff

On Wednesday evening, 21 August 2019, the SAPS' Search and Rescue team came to the aid of a 31-year-old German national, after she allegedly fell off a cliff while on a sight-seeing excursion with her partner at Lisbon Water falls in Graskop.Information received indicates that…

Government News

Women researchers pioneering the fourth industrial revolution

The 2019 instalment of the South African Women in Science Awards (SAWiSA) celebrated the best of women in science, technology and innovation. The awards took place in Port Elizabeth on the evening of 15 August 2019 under the theme, "Making the fourth industrial revolution work…

Aviation

Anti-Gang Unit in the Eastern Cape continue seizing firearms in the Northern areas, Port Elizabeth

PORT ELIZABETH - The continuous recovery and seizure of firearms by the Anti-Gang Unit is a result of intensified operations, high visibility and persistent efforts by our members.In the last 24 hours, four (4) firearms were seized and suspects arrested in separate clampdowns. Since 1…

Business

South Africa: Court nullifies inquiry into Zuma’s 1999 arms deal

PRETORIA, A High Court in South Africa has nullified the findings of a commission that found no wrongdoing in a 1999 arms procurement deal.South Africa spent more than $2bn on military hardware for its armed forces, 20 years ago.But the deal was mired in allegations…

Medical and Health

Minister Nzimande calls for roadmap to support battery electric vehicle expansion

South Africa needs a roadmap to facilitate the large-scale uptake of battery electric vehicles (BEVs). There are currently very few BEVs on the country's roads compared to the global market. In 2018 about 1,6 million BEVs were sold in the United States, Europe and China,…