Port Elizabeth businessman’s night out ends in six hours of terror – They were going to kill me

A Hijacked Port Elizabeth businessman was stabbed more than 20 times, stripped and forced to kneel in the bushes, with his attackers poised to slit his throat, in six hours of raw terror that ended with his escape near Coega yesterday. “I thought it was my last day on this planet. They were getting ready […]
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No Bone Scanner for Cancer patients at Livingstone Hospital due to tax glitch

A tender given to a company which had a tax glitch has resulted in hundreds of state cancer patients waiting months for bone scans, with some so desperately in need they were put on buses to the Western Cape. The standoff due to the tax issue has brought the construction of a special bunker for […]
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Violence erupts: Protesters in PE are demanding houses – we don’t like to live the life of squatters

Violent protests have continued in Motherwell following mass evictions that began two weeks ago and restarted on Monday. Hundreds of shacks were demolished in NU29 and NU30 sections this week. The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (Port Elizabeth) recently obtained a court order instructing the office of the sheriff to carry out the evictions. After shacks […]
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Wounded father lies helpless as young daughter is shot dead by intruder

A father lay helpless with bullet wounds as his 12-year-old daughter was shot dead in their family home in Bethelsdorp in Port Elizabeth last week. Bethelsdorp police said an intruder forced his way into the home after the father refused him entry. “The family was asleep when they heard loud knocking on their front door. […]
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Elderly woman forced to crawl through her house in Port Elizabeth while it was ransacked

An elderly Port Elizabeth woman, who can’t walk unassisted, was attacked in her home and forced to crawl through the house while it was ransacked by three robbers. According to police, Kabega Park Detectives are investigating a case of house robbery after the 70-year-old woman was attacked in her house at Brakkefontein, a smallholding. “The […]
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