St Francis Today
News from St Francis,
South Africa and around the world
Thursday 20th September
Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast) + Blog
Motorists to drive with caution on the St Francis Side of the Kromme River Bridge. – The road has been damaged by water pipe burst!
Rightful Bay leadership to be revealed on Thursday – The rightful leadership of Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality will be revealed by the Port Elizabeth High Court on Thursday.
20 years in jail for ‘arch villain’ in abalone poaching syndicate – A Port Elizabeth abalone syndicate poacher has been sentenced to 20 years in jail by the High Court sitting in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday
National (South Africa & Africa) News
Police launch investigation into k-word rant against Ramaphosa – Police have launched a high-level investigation into a social media racist rant by convicted Durban fraudster and former local councillor Kessie Nair
It was my decision not to stand for Western Cape premiership – Maimane – DA leader Mmusi Maimane said the decision not to stand as the party’s candidate for the Western Cape premiership “wasn’t anybody’s decision, it was his
Gunman in Capitec stand-off taken into custody – A gunman who had locked himself inside the administrative section of the Capitec Bank on Voortrekker Road in Bellville on Wednesday has been taken into custody.
How the Guptas tore through red tape to hire Indian nationals illegally – An administrative sleight of hand allowed the Guptas to import and employ foreign labour at the expense of local jobseekers
Mosebenzi Zwane made ‘veiled threats’ to Nedbank on Gupta account closures – The Nedbank Group CEO details how the commercial bank was pressured to reopen bank accounts of Gupta-linked entities.
Business, Money & Economy
Seven insights 10 years after the crash – The root cause of the global financial crisis was easy access to cheap money. The winners, the losers and the lessons.
wo others are badly injured as gusts reach 102mph, bringing down trees and causing havoc on roads, on trains and at airports.
Three Bok candidates to fill Willie’s void – The national side’s first-choice fullback seems certain to miss the Rugby Championship’s run-in
Top ICC umpire picks Proteas legend in best ever XI – ICC umpire and former Sri Lanka all-rounder Kumar Dharmasena has named his all-time XI with former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis the only South African represented.
What Next? ‘We won the battle on cannabis, but the war isn’t over’ – The landmark Constitutional Court judgment on cannabis has created a number of legal grey areas likely to be tested in court as Parliament has two years to define what “personal use” and “private space” mean.