Tuesday 21 May 2024

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Village News:

Visiting Buffalo City – Notes From The Editor

Blossoming young minds & old souls – Good things happening in St Francis Bay

Photo Of The Day – Cape St Francis surfer Troye Jorge

J-Bay Wind Farm MTB Classic & Trail Run Returns as a Highlight of J-Bay Surf Fest ‘24

Surfing Today:

Cape St Francis surfer Rory Dace Wins the Rip Curl GromSearch Nahoon Reef – the notorious East London surfbreak was showing off for the weekend

Kouga Municipality:

Local NSRI offered training to 80 volunteersThe National Sea Rescue Institute Oyster Bay – Station 36, recently had the privilege of welcoming 80 volunteers to their base.

Regional:

Gqeberha station commander wounded in robbery – He was shot in the arm outside his home in Motherwell, in stable condition and recovering.

Two killed in accident on Rocklands road near Kariega – Two people were killed in an accident involving three vehicles on the R334.

Politics:

ConCourt stamps Zuma’s ticket to political wilderness, throws MK into uncharted watersWe are over this ou,”  said no one actually, but the thoughts were probably along those lines.

Travel:

The best dog-friendly venues on the KZN South Coast – If you need to find a dog-friendly place to go on holiday, this is the list for you!

SPORT:

Dreyer wins NMB Classic at Humewood – Thats his third Sunshine Senior Tour golf title after the Nelson Mandela Bay Classic last week Friday.

Max Verstappen holds off Lando Norris to clinch Emilia Romagna Grand Prix – Verstappen is at it again!

Village Sport:

St Francis Links Golf News: Santa Says – Belated Happy Mother’s Day and what a day it was!

International:

Irish business tycoon Tony O’Reilly dies at 88 – Tony O’Reilly, the Irish media tycoon and former HJ Heinz boss passed away on Saturday.

ENTERTAINMENT:

Paul McCartney becomes UK’s first billionaire musician – And the legend continues to collect milestones and achievements.

Energy:

Eskom miracle – The “improvements” from Eskom, have a general sense of unease and scepticism from South Africans, “coincidently” all happening leading up to elections.

Eskom cuts diesel spending – R1.1 Billion spent in April 2024 – R2 Billion less than April 2023.

Tech:

Spam, junk … slop? The latest wave of AI behind the ‘zombie internet’Tech experts hope new term for carelessly automated AI webpages and images can illuminate its damaging impact

 

 Visiting Buffalo City – Notes From The Editor

Has anyone been to East London/Buffalo City recently? Helluva place.  I was down there for a surfing tournament that my son was surfing in, and that...

St Francis Links Golf News: Santa Says – Happy Mother’s Day and what a day it was!

St Francis Links Golf News Nearly 100 joined us at the Links in support of their moms and a wonderful Mother’s Day celebration! The team put it on...

J-Bay Wind Farm MTB Classic & Trail Run Returns as a Highlight of J-Bay Surf Fest ‘24

  May 2024, Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape – Entries are now open for the J-Bay Wind Farm MTB Classic & Trail Run in Jeffreys Bay on 22 June...

CSF Surfer Troye Jorge In Action – Photo Of The Day

CSF Surfer Troye Jorge was one of the Cape St Francis surfers who attended the Rip Curl GromSearch Nahoon Reef presented by Sea Harvest, a Surfing...

Cape St Francis surfer Rory Dace Wins Premier U16 Divisions of the Rip Curl GromSearch Nahoon Reef

Cape St Francis surfer Rory Dace and Louise Lepront are the winners of the Premier U16 Divisions of the Rip Curl GromSearch Nahoon Reef Cape St...

Food:

Macchiato Malva PuddingSomething yummy to try with the new Cadbury Dairy Milk Macchiato chocolate.
Spinach & Feta Stuffed Burgers – A healthier spin on homemade burger patiies.

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

Two Western Cape hikers rescued after they were trapped in a waterfall – Saturday hike went a little pair shaped, but were safely rescued by Sunday morning.

Egypt caught between rock and hard place as Israel escalates attacks on Rafah – As its closer to the war than most, they are feeling the most pressure.

HEALTH:

Meditation for beginners – tips on how to get started – Start off small, and make the positive changes in your daily life.

Herbal teas that help with coughs and coldsSomething to add to your day with this nasty bug that is making the rounds.

Business:

Unemployed youth blame corruption, nepotism and stringent job requirements – Insight from the unemployed youth of South Africa.

 

Crime:

Young boy among seven people gunned down in Eastern Cape – The ages of the 8 deceased range from 8 to 45 years old.

East London man shot and killed during home invasion – a 53 year old man was shot and killed in the early hours of Saturday morning.

This & That:

South African shipbuilder building autonomous boat – The “Prowler” is a proof of concept vessel that is being built for search and rescue purposes.

Prof Mandla J Radebe: Journalism’s role in perpetuating dominant ideologies – The role and responsibilities of journalists in society.