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World champion Bianca Zoonekynd is back in SA

Bianca Zoonekynd won gold at the 2017 Trampoline World Championships in Bulgaria. She's now looking for funding to get more local talent into competitions. Brand...

“Make a small change rather than doing nothing”

Play Your Part ambassador Bathulile Mdabula and her team of five are part of Rising Youth Movement. They work diligently to help create a...

Port Elizabeth’s tumbling gymnast is ready for The World Games

Gymnast Bianca Zoonekynd grew up in her mother's gym in Port Elizabeth. She is now preparing — under the tutelage of her mother, Mandy...

Young South African dancer shares his road to success

17 June 2016 A hip hop dance choreographer from Port Elizabeth says his mother encouraging him to start his own crew helped him overcome his...

Mondelēz gets kids to eat healthy

vegies---thumbMultinational confectioner, Mondelēz, is on a crusade to reduce the number of lifestyle diseases among children in South Africa. They have started by establishing Health in Action, a programme that encourages children to grow and eat their own fresh produce.

Natural gas power plant to boost South Africa’s energy security

A liquid natural gas plant in Eastern Cape is the next phase of a government project to provide not only employment opportunities for the area, but also more sustainable energy options for South Africa. Natural gas is considered the most environmentally friendly fossil fuel.

Watch: Nelson Mandela Bay New Year timelapse

A timelapse video of the Port Elizabeth beachfront in Nelson Mandela Bay captures all the holiday festivities of New Year, from fireworks over the ocean to the crowds descending on the beach on New Year's Day.

What makes South African cities competitive?

When it comes to their competitiveness, South Africa's biggest cities fare well against other emerging metros. But they have a tough battle to reach the same levels as some of the world's most developed regions. Yet Cape Town, Johannesburg, Nelson Mandela Bay and Durban have plenty of strengths in their favour.

From cradle to career

In 1999, Banks Gwaxula from Port Elizabeth and Jacob Lief from the US decided to launch an organisation to lift the local community. Fifteen years later, the Ubuntu Education Fund has made a difference in education, health and household stability.

Sephaka named Springbok Women’s coach

Former Springbok prop Lawrence Sephaka has been named the new Springbok Women's head coach, with Springbok Women's Sevens coach Renfred Dazel as assistant coach, ahead of the IRB Women's Rugby World Cup in France in August.