Thursday 1 December

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LOCAL NEWS: (Kouga)

What’s On At The SUPERSPAR – Holiday Trading Hours and Christmas Specials

Notes From The Editor – Flash Float, Live Music, Marina Mile, Surf Contests, Grosvenor Road, Silent Soul – Updated Happenings In St Francis Bay and Environs. Please send us your event posters.

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

Sport:

World Cup 2022: Iranian man killed celebrating football team’s lossActivists said Mehran Samak was shot in the head after he honked his car’s horn in Bandar Anzali on Tuesday night.

Burning Planet:

Kruger National Park’s rhinos are headed for extinction, we must declare emergencyKruger National Park, the world’s greatest refuge for rhinos, is losing them to poaching faster than they’re being born.

Tweet World:

Elon Musk’s ‘catastrophic’ first month at the helm of TwitterMusk warned that Twitter was losing $4-million a day – and then seemingly made that shortfall even worse by freaking out the advertisers with his scattershot management style and constant about-turns.

What’s On At The SUPERSPAR – Holiday Trading Hours and Christmas Specials

It's Time For Specials Today, the 1st of December 2022, is the unofficial start of the season in St Francis Bay. There are loads of new people, the...

Surfing Today With Rip Curl – Opening Day Of Haleiwa Challenger

Rising Contenders Set the Standard for Haleiwa Challenger at home in The Hawaiian Islands. HALEIWA, Oahu/Hawaii (Tuesday, November 29, 2022)....

Cooking During A Power Outage – brought to you by BUCO

Nothing can spoil your dinner plans quicker than load-shedding. However, if you’re prepared for cooking without electricity, then a power outage...

 Maphorisa and Parow Collab Continues To Wow Audience

Maphorisa and Parow Collab Continues To Wow Audience  The two artists merged the powerful Amapiano sounds of the kasi with the hard-rapping,...

Action Sports:

Can A South African Cavern Queen With No Pipeline Experience Do Well At The Vans Pipe Masters ? Sophie Bell will have a steep learning curve in Hawaii.

 

POLITICS:

As President Ramaphosa faces impeachment, tough political and constitutional decisions await – The Presidency said it recognised the “unprecedented and extraordinary moment for South Africa’s constitutional democracy”. 

CRIME & CORRUPTION:

Transnet corruption: Brian Molefe, Anoj Singh, Eric Wood, Kuben Moodley, Siyabonga Gama and 13 co-accused in courtFormer Transnet CEO Brian Molefe and his co-accused appeared briefly in the Palm Ridge Specialised Crimes Court on Wednesday. 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Charlize Theron breaks social media silence after Afrikaans drama to raise funds for African ParksCharlize Theron has broken her social media silence since calling Afrikaans a “dying language”.

Kakuli HDP Pistol

ENERGY:

Eskom bleeding engineers and techniciansHundreds of skilled artisans, technicians, and engineers are walking away from South Africa’s state-owned companies, including Eskom, and they aren’t hiring enough qualified workers to compensate for the losses.

INTERNATIONAL:

Buckingham Palace official quits after asking Black charity boss where she was ‘really from’An honorary member of Buckingham Palace has resigned and apologized after a Black charity founder said she was questioned about whether she was really British at a royal reception on Tuesday.

BUSINESS:

SARS has made a big change to help taxpayers – what you need to knowThe South African Revenue Service (SARS) has announced that it is making its Voluntary Disclosure Programme (VDP) permanently available.

ENTERTAINMENT:

ENVIRONMENT:

Discovered in the deep: is this the world’s longest animal?A submersible off the coast of Western Australia chanced upon an 45-metre-long deep-sea siphonophore arranged in a feeding spiral, trailing its deadly tentacles.

Travel:

Go less frequently, stay longer: how to embrace slow travelThe antithesis of whistle-stop world tours, single-destination holidays offer sustenance and sustainability

TECH:

Bitcoin is on ‘road to irrelevance’ amid crypto collapsebitcoin is on an “artificially induced last gasp before the road to irrelevance”