Thursday 30 June

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LOCAL NEWS: (Kouga)

Park Off Music Festival Coming To JBayAre you ready to rock? etc etc

Photo Of The Day – Passing The Point by Gregg Darling

Churchill Dam to run dry by Sunday – Kouga MunicipalityThe municipality has requested that water usage be cut back immediately to avoid taps running dry.

REGIONAL:

Tributes pouring in for Plett shark victimTributes are pouring in for a well-known businessman from Plettenberg Bay who lost his life in a shark attack on Tuesday. Bruce Wolov got into difficulty at Sanctuary Beach when eye-witnesses raised the alarm.

Diarrhoeal diseases starting to pick up in NMBa direct result of poor water quality.

Energy and Load-shedding:

Moving SA to stage 6 load-shedding is unacceptable, says black business – The Black Business Council’s CEO Kganki Matabane has again called for the axing of Eskom’s executives after the implementation of stage 6 load-shedding.

St Francis Property Owners Association:

SFPO Association Membership DrivePlease consider supporting the SFPO.

ENVIRONMENT:

Aquamation — a potentially greener alternative to traditional cremation and burialA water-based cremation is not only better for the environment with 1/10th of the carbon footprint of flame-based cremation, but helps with the ever-growing issue of land scarcity.

Whats On At The SUPERSPAR – 1 Day Of Specials Today!

One Day Of Price Cuts at the SUPERSPAR - Today! There are some amazing specials for today only, as we try and bring the best prices to our loyal...

Photo Of The Day – Passing The Point

Seaway Osprey passing the point with a rig on board Photo by Gregg Darling

Park Off Music Festival Coming To JBay

  News release 29 June 2022 Park Off Music Festival Coming To JBay   Supertubes Park, Da Gama Road, JBay – This year will see the welcome...

Surfing Today with Rip Curl – Sammy Pupo Scores Best Result In Rio

Saquarema Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Carissa Moore (HAW) and Filipe Toledo (BRA) won the Oi Rio Pro Presented by Corona, Stop No. 8 on the World Surf...

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

BREAKING | Generator fumes ‘highly unlikely’ as cause of death at Enyobeni TavernA senior official in the Eastern Cape department of health’s forensic pathology services said: “It is highly unlikely that the cause of death was through fumes from a generator.?

SA RETAIL EXPERIENCE:

Pick n Pay, Makro and other stores prepare for unexpected shift in shopping in South Africa Obviously we’re out of step with the rest of the world, but that’s nit such a bad thing at all

CRIME & CORRUPTION:

Zondo let the State Capture bankers off the hookThe Zondo Commission report provides some of the details of the network of banks who profited from this — but fails to provide any remedy of how to prevent a repetition of these crimes

POLITICS:

A government of national unity awaits us in 2024, and the next president is unlikely to be from the ANCThe 2024 elections will most likely see yet another negotiated settlement, except it will be a settlement without the ANC.

THIS & THAT:

Your smartwatch is probably wrong about your calorie burnOvercounting? Undercounting? Studies have consistently found calorie burn measurements to be wildly inaccurate.

TRAVEL:

Aviation throttles up after Covid lockdowns — but at what cost to the climate?Following the “greatest shock in aviation history”, regular air travellers are breathing a sigh of relief as they flock back to the skies for business or leisure

ACTION SPORTS:

St Francis surfers In Action at the Ballito Pro – The Dace bros (Rory and Joel), Jesse Moulang, Jack Erlank, David Mousssouris, Rylan Jarvis and others competing in Ballito

INTERNATIONAL:

The last days of LysychanskThe people of Lysychansk are facing a barrage of Russian strikes, the like of which they’ve not seen before. 

 

ENTERTAINMENT:

50 Greatest Superhero Movies of All TimeNo spoilers here, but you will be very surprised if you’re into Superhero movies.]

R. Kelly Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Sex CrimesMulti-platinum R&B singer R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex trafficking, exploiting his stardom and wealth to lure women and underage girls for sex.

EC WATER CRISIS:

‘No problem is insurmountable’ — Dr Imtiaz Sooliman on Nelson Mandela Bay’s Day ZeroWith his ‘can-do’ attitude and energy, Gift of the Givers’ Dr Imtiaz Sooliman has brought hope to Nelson Mandela Bay — a city torn apart by political bickering

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SPORT:

Bavuma blow for Proteas as skipper ruled out of England tour– After his strong form in the Test and ODI arena last summer, Temba Bavuma leaves a big gap but – but it does present an opportunity for the likes of Khaya Zondo.

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Facebook and Instagram removing posts with mentions of abortion pillsMemes and status updates explaining how people can obtain abortion pills in the mail have exploded globally across social platforms in recent days.