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

Inquest opened after 76-year-old Uitenhage man killed in shack fireInquest opened after 76-year-old Uitenhage man killed in shack fireJul 19, 2019 16:33

The South African Police Service in Kwanobuhle is investigating an inquest after a 76-year-old man died after the informal home he was sleeping in burned down on Thursday night...

Sanctor children do their part for Mandela DaySanctor children do their part for Mandela DayJul 19, 2019 16:26

SPAR Eastern Cape took their campaign to clean up the...

Manhunt launched after Kwanobuhle woman robbed in her homeManhunt launched after Kwanobuhle woman robbed in her homeJul 19, 2019 12:48

Kwanobuhle police and detectives from the Operational Command Centre in Uitenhage have launched a search for suspects involved in a house …

Stutterheim Magistrate's Court escapee re-arrested in joint police operationStutterheim Magistrate's Court escapee re-arrested in joint police operationJul 19, 2019 12:40

The King William’s Town Flying Squad, K9 Unit, Stutterheim Detectives together with Crime Prevention members in a joint operation on …

Wedding & Function

Have fun choosing a wedding dressMay 24, 2019 15:46

Start your research as soon as possible. The more you know about wedding dresses the easier it is to find the perfect dress and the...

Kids Connection

Get the kids into some golfing fun with NB Golf AcademyMay 24, 2019 15:40

Want your kids to try out a new sport? Not sure which one they...