St Francis Today
News from St Francis, South Africa and around the world
Please save water! Our water resources are critically low.
Wonderful rains yesterday and it seemed to rain thoughout the night. Let’s hope it rained as much in the catchment areas . Weather should start clearing today with more sun than clod predicted for the weekend so expect those lawns to start growing.
Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast) + Blog
Steve Hofmeyr concert cancelled after outcry from ANC – ANC provincial secretary Faiez Jacobs called on the municipality to stop the concert from taking place .
5 motions by opposition parties in Nelson Mandela Bay could unseat DA-led coalition – Opposition parties in the Nelson Mandela Bay council are gearing up to remove the entire mayoral committee, which could see a possible end to the DA-led coalition
Grow Rugby to host tournament in Jeffreys Bay – GROW Rugby will host a four-day rugby tournament at Global Leadership Academy (GLA) in Jeffreys Bay from March 27 to 31.
National (South Africa & Africa) News
DOCUMENTARY | News24 takes you inside the cult that captured an Eastern Cape community – Watch the full documentary above and visit angelsofdeath.news24.com for an in depth look at the cult that captured an Eastern Cape community
Promised Land: Grim truth about ‘redistributed’ land failures told in Parliament – Like sunburn after a sick day, the High Level Panel report is stubbornly continuing to show up delivery failures on land reform.
Is There Really A ‘White Genocide’ In SA? Here Are The Facts – Yes, there is a problem with farm attacks and murders in South Africa. There’s also a problem with violence and murder in the country as a whole.
Ramaphosa didn’t demote me, says Bathabile Dlamini – ANC Women’s League (ANCWL) president Bathabile Dlamini says she is pleased with her new appointment as minister of women in the Presidency, and she doesn’t think she was demoted
Business, Money & Economy
Land rights dominate Nene’s foreign investors charm offensive – SA’s plan to expropriate land without compensation was a prominent feature in UK and US meetings with rating agencies and investors.
Bitcoin “fades” – It might be hard to believe. But after the 1,400 percent rally of 2017, with wild swings along the way, the great crypto craze has cooled, at least for now.
At least four dead in Florida university bridge collapse – At least four people are dead and 10 others are injured after a bridge collapsed near Florida International University in Miami, officials say.
Theresa May, Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump want Russia to “address all questions” over the use of a nerve agent.
Newlands will provide some answers – After a few weeks where they were operating under the radar overseas it is the DHL Stormers who are feeling the heat
Tiger opens strong at Bay Hill – Tiger Woods sank six birdie putts, including a spectacular 71-footer at the par-3 seventh hole, and leaped into contention with an opening four-under-par 68 Thursday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
St Patrick’s Day
5 cool ways to celebrate the Emerald Isle – St Patrick’s Day has got us thinking all 50 shades of green, and with the holiday that toasts the Emerald Isle coming up on March 17, here are some of Trafalgar tips for your next overseas holiday
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