93-year-old woman murdered in Walmer

93-year-old woman murdered in Walmer

A 93-year-old woman was found murdered in her bed in a granny flat in Prospect Road, Walmer this morning. Police spokesman, Captain Sandra Janse van Rensburg, said Marjory Southerland Uren was found shortly after 8am by her domestic worker. She was last seen alive at 8pm yesterday evening. ¬†There are no signs of anything missing […]

Warehouse on fire in Grahamstown Road

Warehouse on fire in Grahamstown Road

A fire has broken out in a warehouse on Grahamstown Road in Port Elizabeth this afternoon, and has already completely gutted one building. Police spokesman, Warrant Officer Alwin Lebans says the fire began shortly after 1pm and fire and emergency personel have been battling to bring the blaze under control. It is not yet clear […]

Cwele hails work on Protection of State Information Bill

Cwele hails work on Protection of State Information Bill

State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele has welcomed the work being done by the Adhoc Committee on the Protection of State Information Bill in efforts to improve the Bill. Cwele appeared before the Committee in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) this week to respond to the proposed amendments made by the committee. The minister was […]

Walmer Service Delivery protests disrupts morning traffic

Walmer Service Delivery protests disrupts morning traffic

Police are still monitoring the situation at Walmer Township following early morning service delivery protests that once again disrupted early morning traffic. Police spokesman, Warrant Officer Alwin Lebans, said that a number of protesters have since dispersed but a few hundred people are still gathered at the entrance to the township at 9th Avenue, and […]

House burns down in Westering

House burns down in Westering

A house burnt down in Woolhope Street, just opposite the Westering High School, in Port Elizabeth this afternoon. Police spokesman, Warrant Officer¬† Alwin Lebans, said the owner of the house, 50-year-old Wayne de Wit, had been at home alone watching TV when he noticed the house was filling up with smoke. Lebans said De Wit […]

Somali shopkeeper assaulted in Bloemendal

Somali shopkeeper assaulted in Bloemendal

Police are looking for four men after they beat up a Somali shopkeeper in Bloemendal this afternoon. Police spokesman, Warrant Officer Alwin Lebans, said the 33-year-old shopkeeper was assaulted by the men shortly after 1pm this afternoon. He said the men had beaten and strangled the shopkeeper before they stole an undisclosed amount of cash […]

R72 coastal road closed again

R72 coastal road closed again

A section of the R72 between Kenton-On-Sea and Port Alfred has started to sag after more rain fell over the weekend, causing the road to be closed to all traffic. The R72 was briefly closed last week after a section of the road washed away outside of Alexandria and the supports of the Kasouga Bridge, […]

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