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

READ FULL SPEECH: Mmusi Maimane, Athol Trollip resign from DA leadershipREAD FULL SPEECH: Mmusi Maimane, Athol Trollip resign from DA leadershipOct 23, 2019 17:45

After a long delay Mmusi Maimane, on Wednesday afternoon, ended speculation as he announced his resignation as leader of...

Three Bay beaches retain Blue Flag status and two more in pilot phaseThree Bay beaches retain Blue Flag status and two more in pilot phaseOct 23, 2019 17:16

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s Hobie Beach, Humewood and Kings Beach retained its coveted Blue Flag status with Wells Estate and …

Vodacom boosts efforts to address Eastern Cape droughtVodacom boosts efforts to address Eastern Cape droughtOct 23, 2019 16:01

Eastern Cape Premier, Oscar Mabuyane, on Wednesday welcomed a R1 million donation from telecoms giant, Vodacom, which is meant to assist …

Hard work pays dividends for Madibaz athleteHard work pays dividends for Madibaz athleteOct 23, 2019 14:00

Joy at receiving recognition for the hard work he has put into his...

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