Friday 24 June

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LOCAL NEWS: (Kouga)

What’s On At The SUPERSPAR – 1 Day Of Specials Today!

First Indoor Concept Market at St Francis Links clubhouse, Saturday, 2nd JulyStart your weekend with chill vibe, artisan food & drinks, great company. More than 25 refreshing and practical raffle prizes waiting to be won at the market.

REGIONAL:

Kouga launches app for improved safetyKouga residents in dangerous situations can now “dial” KLM’s integrated intelligence operation centre, using just the sound of their voice.

Wind power mitigation measures to conserve bird lifeJeffreys Bay Wind Farm is set to commence its second bird conservation trial following a successful pilot study last year.

Kouga to launch its own labyrinth – A labyrinth made out of spekboom can be found on the corner of Noorsekloof and Dogwood roads in Jeffreys Bay.

ENERGY:

Eskom announces all-day stage 6 load-shedding — with bad news for the weekendEskom will keep load-shedding at stage 6 throughout Friday, while the weekend will also require continuous load-shedding at stage 4.

THIS & THAT:

How the City of Cape Town managed to avoid Stage 6 load shedding thanks to hydroelectric schemeCape Town residents are currently only experiencing Stage 4 blackouts

First Indoor Concept Market at St Francis Links clubhouse, Saturday, 2nd July

First Indoor Concept Market at St Francis Links clubhouse, this Saturday, 2nd July. The market will run from 8:30 till 14:00. Start your weekend...

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...

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

CRIME & CORRUPTION:

Dear Jessie Duarte and Mike Hastie, I will not renew my ANC membership; the party is no longer fit to governAn open letter from an 86-year-ol member. “I am 86 years old. It is possible that I am the only person surviving who addressed the Congress of the People on 26 June 1955.”

POLITICS:

Madagascar delegation to meet Ramaphosa over confiscated gold bars and Airlink banThe SA airline is barred from flying to Madagascar for 3 months, because Mada wants 73.5kg of gold and 3 jailed citizens back

ENVIRONMENT:

Supreme Court Rules 6-3 That the Planet Should BurnThe highest court in the USA ruled on Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate climate pollution should be limited and restricted.

INTERNATIONAL:

United States lays charges against South African man over R28 billion Bitcoin scam MTI was a Bitcoin-based network marketing scam that began in South Africa and drew in members worldwide.

 

ENTERTAINMENT:

Cameron Diaz is coming out of retirementFans will be pleased to know that she has been lured back into showbiz for the upcoming Netflix film Back in Action

SPORT:

Verstappen defends Nelson Piquet after Hamilton racist slur: ‘He’s definitely not a racist’World champion Max Verstappen insists Nelson Piquet is not racist and believes it is wrong to expel him from Formula One