St Francis & Kouga News
Man dies after St Francis Bay house robbery – A manhunt is underway for two men who robbed an elderly coule in their house in Sardinia Road, St Francis in the early evening yesterday.
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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & Southern Coast
PE Woman strangled whilst assailants try to cut wedding ring from finger – A Port Elizabeth woman was left traumatised after three assailants strangled her and tried to cut off her wedding ring from her finger.
DA calls for action over escalating crime – Murder has increased by 160% in the Algoa Park policing sector, yet the South African Police in the area is still cripplingly understaffed and under-resourced.
SCA baby neglect ruling urges health minister to address serious negligence at hospitals – Cases of serious and serial negligence at state hospitals in the Eastern Cape, saying that substandard care was pervasive.
National & African News
Another year, another Marikana commemoration – but betrayal, neglect and injustice are still there – ‘They say in this country we’re free, but only some are free, others are not.
State attorney to brief health committee on NHI Bill’s constitutionality – It would be important to hear the state attorney on the legal advice it gave to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize
Public protector’s legal bills mount with another ‘gross negligence’ finding against her – Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane must once again pay personally for having failed to meet the requirements of her office.
This man has been in witness protection for 15 months because ‘David Mabuza wants me dead’ – There are questions everywhere you look into what is going on with Mathews Phosa’s former butler, Jan Venter, but answers are hard to come by.
Public protector ‘national shutdown’ poster not ours – ANC – The digital poster has the face of President Cyril Ramaphosa and the ANC logo.
If we don’t fix South Africa soon we’ll all go down with it – We cannot continue to obsess about leaked emails and the endless power struggles of ANC factions while our country is facing its biggest threat since the start of our democracy.
Zondo commission: Taxpayers’ money wasted on ‘bright idea’ – Taxpayers’ money was wasted on an unnecessary trip to India in pursuit of the Estina dairy farm project, the commission of inquiry into state capture heard on Thursday.
Business, Money & The Economy
How buy-to-let landlords are being squeezed – Below-inflation rent increaSouth Africa has “now seen 18 months – or six quarters – of subdued, mostly sub-inflationary rental growth.”ses are only half the story
SA, Tanzania pledge to increase trade and investment – A total of 208 South African businesses are operating in Tanzania, employing about 21,000 people.
North Korea snubs peace talks with South Korea over war drills – North Korea has rejected any further talks with South Korea, calling its decision “completely the fault of South Korea’s actions”.