Ricochet News


RNEWS provides breaking news 24 seven. Crime, politics, events and dramatic news in Port Elizabeth, Algoa Bay, East London and the rest of the Eastern Cape are featured in minute by minute updates.

News 24 Seven

RNEWS provides updates to our our news 24 seven.  Our team of journalists cover the news 24 seven and travel throughout the region to cover events.

Responsible news

RNEWS focuses on providing news that is factual and informative.  We do not present news in a sensational manner.  We aim to present news in a manner that leaves the reader well informed.  

Breaking News

RNEWS provides up to the breaking news.  In some instance, news will only be placed on our social media and in others on our YouTube channel.

We focus on crime, politics, dramatic events, community news and business news.  Our sister publications deal with smaller niche target audiences.

News for the Algoa region and the Eastern Cape

RNEWS focuses primarily on the Eastern Cape.  This includes Port Elizabeth and the rest of Nelson Mandela Bay as well as the Border region, East London, Karoo, Garden Route, Wild Coast and the Drakensberg.

Our sister publication, RNEWS Western Cape, focus on the areas surrounding Cape Town.

A division of Ricochet Publishing

RNEWS is a division of Ricochet Publishing, a private company based in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Ricochet Publishing has no affiliations to other media groups or political parties and their candidates. RNEWS has no affiliation to any advocacy or religious groups. RNEWS is  independently funded through advertising.

Our divisions in the Ricochet Publishing Group include Agency One, Home Food and Travel, Kids Connection, Wedding and FunctionBargain Buys and RNEWS Western Cape.

With a reach of over 500 000 people a month and almost 100 000 unique users in the same period, we are the largest independent news portal in the region.


Top Stories

Vehicle with tracking unit leads Port Elizabeth police to house robbersVehicle with tracking unit leads Port Elizabeth police to house robbersSep 23, 2019 07:40

Teamwork and swift coordination between SAPS members and a private security company resulted in the arrest of three house robbery suspects in Kabega Park, Port Elizabeth, over the weekend...

Roadworks on R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch this weekRoadworks on R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch this weekSep 23, 2019 09:19

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL)...

Port Elizabeth man shot in the buttocks fighting armed house robbersPort Elizabeth man shot in the buttocks fighting armed house robbersSep 21, 2019 16:47

A 25-year-old Kwanoxolo man was shot in his buttocks after three unknown males entered his house in Joza Street Street during the early …

Guptas gang members jailed for killing man in front of young daughterGuptas gang members jailed for killing man in front of young daughterSep 21, 2019 16:30

Eastern Cape SAPS Provincial Commissioner, Lt Gen Liziwe Ntshinga, has welcomed the life sentences handed to two "ruthless and cold-blooded …

Home, Food & Travel


20 days to premier cycling event - Africa Cup in Nelson Mandela BaySep 20, 2019 15:00

Friday marks 20 days to the Africa Cup. The 4-day cycling event will see 20 African nations competing in races in Nelson Mandela Bay that will offer UCI points towards qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games...

2018/19 season one of the best for the Warriors Cricket TeamMadibaz senior players must lead from the frontNelson Mandela Bay Stadium's inaugural 5-a-side soccer tournament a great successNelson Mandela Bay Stadium to host inaugural 5-a-side soccer tournament

Wedding & Function

Kids Connection