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About RNEWS

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

Latest on St Francis Bay fire - arson now suspected for fire in St Francis BayLatest on St Francis Bay fire - arson now suspected for fire in St Francis BayAug 24, 2019 14:20

Police in St Francis Bay are investigating a case of arson following a devastating fire that gutted 13 homes in the town on Thursday...

GWM Steed 5 Double cab review - as experienced by an ordinary driverGWM Steed 5 Double cab review - as experienced by an ordinary driverAug 23, 2019 16:11

This GWM Steed 5 Double Cab review was written by an actual...

Resolutions from a special meeting of the Exco of the Eastern Cape GovtResolutions from a special meeting of the Exco of the Eastern Cape GovtAug 23, 2019 15:14

The Executive Council of the Eastern Cape Provincial Government held its special meeting at Dan’s lodge outside Mthatha to discuss the …

Galaxy Bingo ONE12run - 12 hours of trail can make a world of differenceGalaxy Bingo ONE12run - 12 hours of trail can make a world of differenceAug 23, 2019 14:37

Trail runners, walkers and those who just love to push their...

Business Link

Roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and DespatchAug 23, 2019 09:05

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that roadworks is scheduled to take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday, 26 August 2019 to Thursday, 29 August 2019...

Truck body conversion brings new hope to retired shop ownerMandela Bay Development Agency electrifies local service deliveryPE-developed e-hailing app Tapstige hopes to take on Uber and othersResponding to the rising digital economy

Home, Food & Travel

Sport

Over 1 000 runners took part in Volkswagen Road RaceAug 21, 2019 08:44

Despite the cold and rainy weather, the annual Volkswagen Road Race brought more than 1 000 enthusiastic runners to the VW PeoplePavilion on Saturday, to put their athleticism to the test in a 10km race and 5km fun run...

Madibaz set for fresh start in Varsity netballTrain wins 2019 edition of the Nelson Mandela Bay Train RacePremier cycling event Africa Cup launched in Nelson Mandela BayIntervarsity a celebration of student activities

Wedding & Function

Kids Connection