St Francis Today
News from St Francis,
South Africa and around the world
Wednesday 19th December
Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast) + Blog
SFDVG prominent in St Francis Bay Disaster – After the fires of 2016 that threated Cape St Francis a group, the St Francis Disaster Volunteer Group (SFDVG) was formed to coordinate disaster management
An Appeal from SANCCOB – it is important that they know how to respond when finding a distressed Penguin or Seabird on the beaches and Rocks.
HOW THE SA MEDIA REPORTED IT
HERALD LIVE – St Francis Bay on fire
National (South Africa & Africa) News
Government ‘changing history’ welcomed … with some reservations – The DA is worried about cost, while the Institute of Race Relations warns of political agendas, saying the real challenge is well-run schools.
Seven South Africans released from China – They have completed their detention period and will be released and deported back to South Africa.
ANC, communications company head to court over R32m website wrangle – Unwembi Communications is suing the ANC for R32m for the party’s website and for also developing and hosting the membership system,
Sick woman, 81, driven in her car from Egypt to Cape Town by stranger – An Englishman who met a South African woman for 20 minutes in a British restaurant drove her car from Alexandria in Egypt to Cape Town
Doctors join strike as economy crushes ‘festive season’ spirit in Zimbabwe – Foreign currency shortages that triggered erratic supplies of basic commodities, inflation and an increase in the cost of living have made ordinary Zimbabweans an unhappy lot.
Business, Money & Economy
Cape High Court introduces better protections for mortgage customers in distress – Repossessed houses must now be auctioned with a floor price, and sheriffs must personally serve summonses on defaulting customers.
Lawyers for Michael Flynn ask for his sentencing to be postponed to allow him to continue helping the Russia investigation.
Man Utd appear to confirm Norwegian as interim manager in website post – There has been no official announcement that the Norwegian is taking over from Jose Mourinho, who was sacked earlier on Tuesday.
Amphibian that buries head in sand named after Donald Trump – US presidents tend to receive their fair share of honours, but Donald Trump may want to ignore his latest one.