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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 FunctionBargain 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

Stigma hindering the tracing of Nelson Mandela Bay COVID-19 casesStigma hindering the tracing of Nelson Mandela Bay COVID-19 casesMay 25, 2020 09:00

The Nelson Mandela Bay's COVID-19 Disaster Management Forum is concerned about recent incidents where people and...

Sixteen nabbed for illegal hunting in HofmeyrSixteen nabbed for illegal hunting in HofmeyrMay 25, 2020 11:31

On Sunday, sixteen suspects between the ages of 23 and 48 years were arrested for illegal hunting, in the Hofmeyr district...

One swiftly arrested while hijacking truck in UitenhageOne swiftly arrested while hijacking truck in UitenhageMay 25, 2020 11:13

Concerted efforts to effectively fight the proliferation of illegal...

COVID-19: Eastern Cape police stations re-open after disinfectionCOVID-19: Eastern Cape police stations re-open after disinfectionMay 25, 2020 11:03

The Acting Eastern Cape SAPS Provincial Commissioner, Major...

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.

Wedding & Function

Kids Connection