St Francis Today
News from St Francis, South Africa and around the world
Please save water! Our water resources are critically low.
Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast) + Blog
Environmental Talk – The Kromme Enviro Trust (St Francis Bay) is fortunate to have Prof Tris Wooldridge address us next week on “The Estuary Management Plan for the Seekoei Estuary
Dam Levels – Whilst Kouga Dam shows a very small increase water levels both Churchill and Impofu show declining levels.
Chaos as ‘pitch invasion’ leads to Varsity Cup match being called off – A “pitch invasion” resulted in the Varsity Cup match between the Madibaz and Maties being called off in Port Elizabeth on Monday.
National (South Africa & Africa) News
Should you know who funds political parties? ConCourt to hear arguments – The Constitutional Court will on Tuesday hear an application to confirm a high court order that information about private funding for political parties
Shaun the Sheep must fall! Charges against ex-SARS trio ‘groundless’ – FUL – Advocate Shaun ‘the Sheep’ Abrahams will likely go down in history as South Africa’s most disastrous head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).
Voters are fair and know who to blame – Selfe on DA’s challenges – DA federal council chairperson James Selfe believes the party’s recent challenges in the Western Cape won’t necessarily sway citizens in the 2019 elections, as voters are fair and know where to lay blame.
Truck narrowly avoids ploughing into plush Durban hotel – A truck which barrelled down Umhlanga’s Lighthouse Road almost landed up in the dining room of Durban’s plush Oyster Box hotel.
Business, Money & Economy
How The Drought Will Hit Cape Town’s Economy This Year – Western Cape’s agricultural output will fall and capital spending on water infrastructure will rise.
NICS paid R600,000 into Makwakwa’s account. Today they are SARS debt collectors – On Friday, SARS appointed a debt collector fingered in an alleged money laundering ring linked to Chief Officer Jonas Makwakwa.
Theresa May says former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were hit with Novichok, a string of nerve agents developed in Russia.
BLUE PLANET II
Why marine animals can’t stop eating plastic – Plastic doesn’t just look like food, it smells, feels and even sounds like food.