St Francis Today
News from St Francis,
South Africa and around the world
Monday 15th October
Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast) + Blog
A Great Wildflower OktoberFest Weekend – Cape St Francis was the place to be this past weekend.
St Francis Rotary Club Is Growing – Within a month, the St Francis Rotary Club have inducted three new members.
Where would we be without our staff? – The Links thanks their staff with end of year party
Humiliation led to her months of hell – How many school kids suffer from similar abuse be it an alleged single act of violence, continuous humiliation or other forms of derogation by a teacher
National (South Africa & Africa) News
Cyril’s request for help to pick NPA boss receives broad acclaim – Ramaphosa has announced a decision to invite several legal bodies to assist him in finding Shaun Abrahams’ replacement.
Fake diamonds, fake drugs and counterfeit cash seized as 5 nabbed in suspected OLX scam – Five foreign nationals believed to be part of a syndicate targeting OLX advertisers are expected to appear in the Vanderbiljpark Magistrate’s Court on Monday
Schadenfloyde — EFF, VBS, and the rot of the South African body politic – VBS was not a big business as far as banks are concerned, and its overall balance sheet, in comparative terms, was bapkes.
New twist in VBS saga: now Hawks and NPA target Zuma’s Nkandla loan – An investigation is underway into who was servicing the R70,000 monthly payments on former president Jacob Zuma’s loan with VBS Mutual Bank for 18 months.
The VBS way – Stealing Money of the Political Kind – It is now becoming apparent that even in our fast-moving political landscape, the VBS scandal is likely to reverberate for some time to come.
Business, Money & Economy
VBS Bank to be stripped of its assets – Vele Investment, the majority shareholder of the embattled VBS Mutual Bank, is allegedly being stripped of its assets by the South African Reserve Bank
The ex-foreign secretary says it is time to stop being so polite as the UK enters “the moment of crisis” in Brexit negotiations.
Jordy Smith makes Quarterfinals of Quiksilver Pro France – Julian Wilson and Courtney Conlogue won the Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro France, Stop No. 9 of the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT).
Proteas’ Aussie trip: Time to end tinkering? – Unless there are some sudden additions to their roster, South Africa have just 13 one-day internationals left to be ready for a forceful assault on the 2019 World Cup
How to clean your social media accounts from old embarrassing posts – We mess up every now and then – an office Christmas party that gets out of hand, a heat-of-the-moment rant, a snide comment, a joke in bad taste…