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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 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.


RNEWS is based in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa. RNEWS has no affiliation to any advocacy or religious groups. RNEWS is independently funded through advertising.

Our sister publications/units include Home Food and Travel, Kids Connection, Wedding and Function, Bargain Buys and RNEWS Western Cape as well as Agency One.

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

VIDEO: EC Dept of Health not impressed by learner in quarantineVIDEO: EC Dept of Health not impressed by learner in quarantineJun 30, 2020 08:01

The Eastern Cape Department of Health on Monday said that it had noted a video of a learner in isolation at Makaula Senior Secondary School in kwaBhaca riding an over bed trolley up and down the hospital facility...

Medicinal cannabis from Canna-BlizMedicinal cannabis from Canna-BlizJul 2, 2020 17:08

The medicinal cannabis industry is fast growing in South Africa. The laws are beginning to loosen around cannabis, and with a gap in a …

Why Frontline Market Research is the best research company for AfricaWhy Frontline Market Research is the best research company for AfricaJun 30, 2020 12:07

Frontline Market Research (FMR) is a South African based market research company that specialises in Africa.

SAPS bids farewell to Major General Dawie Rabie after 40 years of serviceSAPS bids farewell to Major General Dawie Rabie after 40 years of serviceJun 30, 2020 09:00

Police retirement is something special especially when the time...

Home, Food & Travel

Paco Taco offers delicious Tex-Mex takeaways during Level 4 LockdownMay 13, 2020 10:27

Paco Taco, located in Baywest Mall, offers delicious Tex-Mex takeaways. Ordering is a simple as sending your order via WhatsApp to 064 080 3113.


Khanya Leshabela Looking To Make Leicester BreakthroughJun 25, 2020 15:17

With the English Premier League finally awakening from its enforced slumber, the focus returns to the hotly contested race for the Champions League places and it is a race that Leicester City will be confident of going onto win.

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Wedding & Function

Kids Connection