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IRONMAN announces Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa as host for the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship


IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holding company, announced today that the 2018 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship has been awarded to Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa. The event will take place on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2, 2018 and is the first time IRONMAN has held a World Championship event in Africa.

Free Visits to Regional SANPARKS Sees Good Growth


The number of people who visited the five South African National Parks (SANParks) in the Frontier Region (Addo Elephant, Camdeboo, Garden Route, Karoo and Mountain Zebra National Parks) saw good growth compared to the same period last year. The eleventh annual South African National Parks Week was celebrated from 12 – 16 September, with some parks extending free entry to the weekends, and afforded all South African citizens the opportunity to visit national parks at no cost on day visits.

Eastern Cape businesses challenge Nersa's R11.2 billion increase


Judgement was reserved today [Wednesday, 15 June] in what could be a watershed case with far-reaching consequences for electricity pricing in South Africa.

A case in the North Gauteng High Court was brought by a group of four Nelson Mandela Bay businesses, and the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber as a fifth applicant, to set aside the additional electricity increases that took effect in April this year.

Port of Port Elizabeth welcomes Logos Hope


The world’s largest floating bookshop, MV Logos Hope will open her doors to share over 5000 different titles of educational and Christian books with the Nelson Mandela Bay Community during her visit from 09 – 19 June 2016. The official opening...

State of the Metro Address


The State of the Metro address presented by Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Danny Jordaan today [Thursday, June 9] was on the whole favourably received by the business community of Nelson Mandela Bay.

After a year of tremendous activity and numerous engagements with the Executive Mayor, there has most definitely been a bolstering of the leadership in the city and with this an enhancement of business confidence in our region.