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Community Blog: Keeping out the pigeons

June 21, 2010

SAFRICA-2010/Feral pigeons, stray crows and roaming rodents have been trying to make a home for themselves at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. But they have been kept at bay…by trained falcons.

Community Blog: Street traders get paid

June 11, 2010

SOCCER-WORLD/Street traders in Port Elizabeth seem to be raking in the benefits of being a host city in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Known as the Friendly City, Port Elizabeth’s street traders said this week they too were enjoying the business boom brought by the tournament.

Community Blog: Laid back PE starts buzzing…

June 10, 2010

The friendly city of Port Elizabeth has not been left behind in the wave of the 2010 Fifa World Cup euphoria. As one of the host cities, PE, is putting together the last touch ups before the World Cup officially begins on June 11.