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Village News:

St Francis Links Golf News: Santa Says  – The Obrays are shining (on and off the course)

Photo Of The DayThe Screeching Of A Seagull

Puzzle Page Is Buzzing – New Jigsaw Puzzle (Secret Beach Scene) fresh crossword, hard Sudoku, and other options to while away the time.

St Francis Bay Weather Forecast – Cloudy and cold, no meatballs







Earth ‘well outside safe operating space for humanity’, scientists find – First complete ‘scientific health check’ shows most global systems beyond stable range in which modern civilisation emerged


SABC slaps paying TV Licence holders in the face – SABC is attempting to bribe its customers to pay their TV licences with the possibility of winning a holiday worth R300,000.

SA News:

A chickenless festive season looms as prices soar – Brace for a chickenless festive season this year as multiple industry issues result in perfect storm of supply shortages,  rapid price hikes.



TikTok Launches In-Stream Shops to All U.S. Retailers in Latest eCommerce Push – TikTok’ is once again ramping up its push on in-stream shopping.


Court rules Dr Hoosen Haffejee died through torture at the hands of apartheid security – and recommends surviving officers be charged


How two Western Cape towns ran dry – Coke bottles, missing director, ageing canals, broken pipesResidents in the water-troubled Matzikama Municipality on the Western Cape coast are trying to recover from a week in which the taps ran dry.

Our World:

Cape’s missing great white shark mystery solved  – with implications for cross-border conservation.


New rules for complexes, estates and gated communities in South AfricaThe Residential Communities Council (RCC) is looking to amend its code of conduct regarding how personal information is handled in South Africa

Kakuli HDP Pistol


Rugby World Cup 2023 – Fixtures, pools, local kick-off times and latest news


Repeat offender — Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma’s puzzling streak of defiance

Action Sport:

World’s most feared surf gang The Wolfpak destroyed by OxyContin – “They had a pharmacist living in the house giving them huge prescriptions!”



iPhone 15 launch: Apple adopts USB-C and boasts better cameras –  Company dumps Lightning port, and has titanium sides and new 5x zoom for top models, plus new Apple Watch Series 9

Top Junior Surfers In Seals For Rip Curl GromSearch – Surfing Today With Rip Curl

Top Junior Surfers In Seals For Rip Curl GromSearch Event is pres. by the Cape St Francis Resort & supported by TCS Wi-Fi.

Kouga Dam Around 95%, Churchill Dam has Spilled

Kouga dam 89.85% Stuurmanskraal is flowing at 90,000 litres per second. Kouga Dam has spilled 33 times since 1971. It last spilled in 2015. Kouga...

Municipality Launches Kouga Milkwood Trail

Municipality Launches Milkwood Trail, honouring the extraordinary Milkwood Tree (Sideroxylon inerme), while keeping the region green.

Kouga Dam Above 80%!

Kouga Dam Above 80%, Churchill Dam Probably Full By Now. It is expected to overflow by the end of the weekend.


‘Sea is constantly dumping bodies’: fears Libya flood death toll may hit 20,000 Full scale of devastation in north African nation still not clear as aid agencies struggle to reach cut-off areas


Club Med in South Africa – A Beacon of Hope for Tourism and Employment


Geri Halliwell-Horner -‘Through the Spice Girls people saw that they could be themselves’

This and That:

Turmeric: from porridge to pickle, how to get the golden spice in your dietCelebrated in ayurvedic medicine for millennia, turmeric’s health benefits are now being confirmed by scientific research